Period
to 14 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term RIA in contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RIA over the 6 months to 14 November 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)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 626 573 597
Rank change year-on-year -53 +24 +51
Contract jobs citing RIA 44 78 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.079% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.48% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 63 44
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £325 £264 £271
90th Percentile £517 £575 £584
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 32
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £47.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.16% +25.00% -10.59%
10th Percentile £42.63 £40.63 £19.30
90th Percentile £55.75 £55.00 £55.30
UK median hourly rate £47.00 £46.25 £38.00
% change year-on-year +1.62% +21.71% -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 UK excluding London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 17,023 16,261 18,524
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 30.57% 30.20% 31.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,209 9,873 11,298
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £245 £213 £220
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 782 825 958
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £20.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.23% -3.22% +11.70%
10th Percentile £11.85 £10.89 £11.62
90th Percentile £50.25 £48.67 £46.00
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.26%

RIA
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing RIA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for RIA in the UK excluding London

RIA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RIA in the UK excluding London.

Contractor daily rate trend for RIA in the UK excluding London

RIA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RIA in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RIA in the UK excluding London

RIA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RIA in the UK excluding London

RIA
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing RIA in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for RIA in the UK excluding London

RIA
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RIA within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 14 November 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
North of England -1 20 £380 -6.75% 4
South East +2 15 £400 - 5
North East +11 12 £455 +30.00% 1
North West -12 6 £380 -10.32% 2
South West -49 3 - - 1
Midlands -11 2 £495 +72.15%
East of England -11 2 £441 -1.93% 2
Yorkshire -13 2 £357 -13.98% 1
West Midlands -31 2 £495 +72.15%
Scotland -15 1 - -
Channel Islands - 1 - -
RIA
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for RIA.

1 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (38.64%) Internet
3 16 (36.36%) HTML
3 16 (36.36%) CSS
4 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
5 11 (25.00%) HTML5
5 11 (25.00%) CSS3
6 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
6 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
6 10 (22.73%) Git (software)
6 10 (22.73%) Front End Development
7 9 (20.45%) Sass
7 9 (20.45%) .NET
7 9 (20.45%) Oracle
8 8 (18.18%) Linux
8 8 (18.18%) XML
8 8 (18.18%) Scrum
9 7 (15.91%) Windows
9 7 (15.91%) Python
9 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
9 7 (15.91%) Bash Shell
9 7 (15.91%) nginx
9 7 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (15.91%) GDPR
10 6 (13.64%) Virtual Environments
10 6 (13.64%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 6 (13.64%) CreateJS
10 6 (13.64%) lodash
10 6 (13.64%) CESG Certified Professional
10 6 (13.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework

RIA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 7 (15.91%) nginx
2 3 (6.82%) IIS
3 2 (4.55%) CMS
3 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.27%) Apache
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.27%) Jetty
4 1 (2.27%) Mongrel
4 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.55%) Azure Data Factory
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.27%) GitHub
2 1 (2.27%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (38.64%) Internet
2 6 (13.64%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (2.27%) DHCP
3 1 (2.27%) DNS
3 1 (2.27%) FTP
3 1 (2.27%) HTTP
3 1 (2.27%) IPsec
3 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) Big Data
1 6 (13.64%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.55%) Apache Hive
2 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.55%) HDInsight
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon Aurora
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.36%) Jasmine
3 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio
4 3 (6.82%) Grunt
4 3 (6.82%) JIRA
4 3 (6.82%) Subversion
5 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (2.27%) GitLab
6 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.27%) MSI
6 1 (2.27%) Travis CI
General
1 6 (13.64%) Games
2 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.55%) Marketing
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Avionics
4 1 (2.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Developer
2 10 (22.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (13.64%) Cybersecurity Specialist
3 6 (13.64%) Security Specialist
4 4 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Systems Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) HTML Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 2 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (4.55%) PowerShell Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Security Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (36.36%) CSS
1 16 (36.36%) HTML
2 11 (25.00%) CSS3
2 11 (25.00%) HTML5
3 9 (20.45%) .NET
3 9 (20.45%) Sass
4 8 (18.18%) XML
5 6 (13.64%) CreateJS
5 6 (13.64%) JSON
5 6 (13.64%) lodash
6 5 (11.36%) AngularJS
6 5 (11.36%) Flash
6 5 (11.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (9.09%) jQuery
7 4 (9.09%) React
8 3 (6.82%) FreeMarker
8 3 (6.82%) Struts
8 3 (6.82%) Velocity
9 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
9 2 (4.55%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Freedom of Information
1 6 (13.64%) Freedom of Information Act
1 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.55%) Wiki
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.27%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Linux
2 7 (15.91%) Windows
3 3 (6.82%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Unix
4 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.73%) Front End Development
3 8 (18.18%) Scrum
4 7 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (13.64%) Asynchronous Programming
5 6 (13.64%) BDD
5 6 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (13.64%) OOD
5 6 (13.64%) OOP
5 6 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (13.64%) Risk Management
5 6 (13.64%) TDD
5 6 (13.64%) Virtual Environments
6 5 (11.36%) Project Management
7 4 (9.09%) DevOps
7 4 (9.09%) Functional Testing
7 4 (9.09%) ITIL
7 4 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (9.09%) SFIA
7 4 (9.09%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
2 7 (15.91%) Bash Shell
2 7 (15.91%) Python
3 6 (13.64%) ActionScript
3 6 (13.64%) ActionScript 3.0
3 6 (13.64%) TypeScript
4 4 (9.09%) C#
4 4 (9.09%) ES6
4 4 (9.09%) Java
4 4 (9.09%) SQL
5 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.55%) VB
6 1 (2.27%) C++
6 1 (2.27%) Perl
6 1 (2.27%) Ruby
6 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
1 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.64%) CESG Certified Professional
2 6 (13.64%) CISSP
2 6 (13.64%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.82%) Degree
3 3 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.55%) CCNA
4 2 (4.55%) MCSA
4 2 (4.55%) MCSE
4 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.55%) OCA
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.27%) CCIE
5 1 (2.27%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) GDPR
2 6 (13.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 6 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.55%) COBIT
3 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Docker
1 6 (13.64%) VirtualBox
2 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.27%) BitLocker
3 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) HAProxy
2 2 (4.55%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.27%) Puppet
3 1 (2.27%) SCCM
3 1 (2.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Oracle
2 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.82%) Cisco
3 3 (6.82%) VMware
4 2 (4.55%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.27%) Google