Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 175 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 - +208
Contract jobs citing RIA 23 28 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.41% 0.49% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.49% 1.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 0
South West median daily rate £455 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.11% - -
England median daily rate £450 £450 £456
% change year-on-year - -1.37% -17.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 0
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £38.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +18.42% -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 1547 1651 1790
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.28% 28.77% 27.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 940 1123 1134
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% -
10th Percentile £206 £225 £211
90th Percentile £541 £563 £534
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 117 102
South West median hourly rate £38.25 £26.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.34% -32.05% +16.42%
10th Percentile £12.04 £11.53 £13.41
90th Percentile £57.31 £43.95 £54.63
England median hourly rate £20.60 £20.92 £19.08
% change year-on-year -1.51% +9.62% +6.00%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RIA in the South West over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RIA in the South West

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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 22 November 2017. 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 0 12 £515 +9.92%
Somerset -10 5 - -
Devon +2 4 £400 +11.11%
Gloucestershire +14 1 £300 -
Bristol -5 1 £460 +113.95%
RIA
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RIA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for RIA.

1 11 (47.83%) Finance
1 11 (47.83%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
3 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
3 6 (26.09%) Linux
3 6 (26.09%) Oracle
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
4 5 (21.74%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 5 (21.74%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (17.39%) Migration
5 4 (17.39%) VMware
5 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (17.39%) DNS
5 4 (17.39%) Citrix
5 4 (17.39%) DHCP
6 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
6 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
6 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (13.04%) Intranet
6 3 (13.04%) Extranet
6 3 (13.04%) Nagios
6 3 (13.04%) Java
6 3 (13.04%) PHP
6 3 (13.04%) Web Services
6 3 (13.04%) MySQL
6 3 (13.04%) SharePoint

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 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
1 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
1 3 (13.04%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (13.04%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (4.35%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) Jetty
3 1 (4.35%) Mongrel
3 1 (4.35%) nginx
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.35%) Google App Engine
2 1 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) DHCP
1 4 (17.39%) DNS
2 3 (13.04%) Extranet
2 3 (13.04%) Intranet
3 2 (8.70%) Internet
4 1 (4.35%) FTP
4 1 (4.35%) HTTP
4 1 (4.35%) IPsec
4 1 (4.35%) SSL
4 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) MySQL
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) Ant
2 2 (8.70%) Apache Buildr
2 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) Gradle
2 2 (8.70%) IntelliJ
2 2 (8.70%) jMock
2 2 (8.70%) JUnit
2 2 (8.70%) Maven
2 2 (8.70%) Mercurial
2 2 (8.70%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (4.35%) Travis CI
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Technical Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Senior User Experience Researcher
4 3 (13.04%) SharePoint Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.04%) User Experience Researcher
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior User Researcher
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.70%) User Researcher
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Python Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Service Architect
6 1 (4.35%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Web Services
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) Ajax
2 2 (8.70%) CSS
2 2 (8.70%) EJB
2 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
2 2 (8.70%) JSF
2 2 (8.70%) JSON
2 2 (8.70%) JSP
2 2 (8.70%) Middleware
2 2 (8.70%) RESTful
2 2 (8.70%) SOAP
2 2 (8.70%) Spring
2 2 (8.70%) Struts
2 2 (8.70%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) J2EE
3 1 (4.35%) Servlets
3 1 (4.35%) Visualforce
3 1 (4.35%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) User Experience
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
2 2 (8.70%) Web 2.0
3 1 (4.35%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Linux
3 3 (13.04%) CentOS
3 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (21.74%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (17.39%) Migration
5 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
5 3 (13.04%) Scrum
5 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
5 3 (13.04%) Test Management
5 3 (13.04%) Web Development
6 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.70%) MVC
6 2 (8.70%) Refactoring
6 2 (8.70%) SDLC
6 2 (8.70%) TDD
6 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.70%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) PHP
2 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) Apex Code
4 1 (4.35%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) SOQL
4 1 (4.35%) SOSL
4 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
1 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) GDPR
1 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
1 3 (13.04%) Samba
1 3 (13.04%) Squid
2 2 (8.70%) Docker
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Nagios
1 3 (13.04%) Webmin
1 3 (13.04%) Xymon
2 2 (8.70%) Ansible
2 2 (8.70%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) Citrix
3 4 (17.39%) VMware
4 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
4 3 (13.04%) Veeam
5 2 (8.70%) ATG
5 2 (8.70%) Cadence
5 2 (8.70%) EMC
5 2 (8.70%) IBM
5 2 (8.70%) Unisys
5 2 (8.70%) Veritas
6 1 (4.35%) Google
6 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com