Period
to 20 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term RIA in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RIA over the 6 months to 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Rich Internet Application (RIA)
England > South West
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 170 188
Rank change year-on-year -32 +18 -
Contract jobs citing RIA 9 40 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.15% 0.73% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 2.60% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 28 6
South West median daily rate £479 £468 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.30% -1.47% -
10th Percentile £439 £334 £419
90th Percentile £518 £575 £594
England median daily rate £475 £468 £450
% change year-on-year +1.50% +4.00% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 14
South West median hourly rate £53.25 £47.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.11% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £48.25 £46.25 £13.95
90th Percentile £58.25 £49.38 £40.50
England median hourly rate £46.00 £46.60 £38.00
% change year-on-year -1.29% +22.64% -10.59%

RIA is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,629 1,537 1,732
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.88% 27.96% 29.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,010 924 1,151
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £250 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £555 £563
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 78 113
South West median hourly rate £42.75 £40.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.21% +23.85% -13.33%
10th Percentile £17.29 £12.78 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £44.45
England median hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.80% - +11.11%

RIA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing RIA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for RIA in the South West

RIA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RIA in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for RIA in the South West

RIA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing RIA in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for RIA in the South West

RIA
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RIA within the South West region over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -17 8 £479 -0.36%
Gloucestershire 0 1 - -
RIA
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing RIA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for RIA.

1 6 (66.67%) Finance
1 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 6 (66.67%) Bitbucket
2 5 (55.56%) WebStorm
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) BDD
3 4 (44.44%) React
4 3 (33.33%) HTML5
4 3 (33.33%) Sass
4 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) MCSE
5 2 (22.22%) MCSA
5 2 (22.22%) Python
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) CCNA
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (22.22%) OCA
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (22.22%) YAML
5 2 (22.22%) JIRA
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure

RIA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) npm
1 2 (22.22%) NuGet
2 1 (11.11%) Sauce Labs
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Bitbucket
1 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (55.56%) WebStorm
3 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (22.22%) JIRA
4 2 (22.22%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 1 (11.11%) JMeter
5 1 (11.11%) Selenium
5 1 (11.11%) SonarQube
5 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) React Developer
2 3 (33.33%) UI Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (22.22%) PowerShell Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) React
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) HTML5
2 3 (33.33%) Sass
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Core
3 2 (22.22%) RAML
3 2 (22.22%) Swagger
3 2 (22.22%) YAML
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) BDD
1 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Microservices
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 2 (22.22%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) CCNA
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) MCSA
2 2 (22.22%) MCSE
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) OCA
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Kubernetes
1 2 (22.22%) Terraform
1 2 (22.22%) vCenter Server
2 1 (11.11%) Grafana
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Apigee
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) AppDynamics
2 1 (11.11%) Splunk
2 1 (11.11%) Veracode