Period
to 18 August 2019

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 18 August 2019 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
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 602 613 541
Rank change year-on-year +11 -72 +103
Contract jobs citing RIA 14 42 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.029% 0.076% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.096% 0.26% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 22 59
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £444 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.41% -5.18% +4.00%
10th Percentile £378 £287 £272
90th Percentile £562 £518 £575
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £468
% change year-on-year +10.53% +1.50% -0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 23
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.61 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.53% +30.93%
UK median hourly rate - £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +18.42%

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 14,538 16,330 15,310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 30.00% 29.68% 29.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,631 9,532 9,118
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £225
90th Percentile £600 £575 £544
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 807 759 771
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.11 £20.00 £19.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.55% +3.65% -5.88%
10th Percentile £11.24 £11.23 £11.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -1.28%

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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

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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

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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 18 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RIA in the UK excluding London

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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

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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 18 August 2019. 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
Midlands +35 6 £397 -
East Midlands - 4 - -
East of England +28 3 £519 +32.57%
North East +11 3 £400 -5.88%
North of England +7 3 £400 -
South West -27 2 - - 1
West Midlands +19 1 £397 -
South East +14 1 - - 2
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UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 7 (50.00%) HTML
2 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (50.00%) CSS
2 7 (50.00%) HTML5
2 7 (50.00%) CSS3
3 6 (42.86%) .NET
3 6 (42.86%) C#
4 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
4 5 (35.71%) Photoshop
4 5 (35.71%) IIS
4 5 (35.71%) MVC
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
4 5 (35.71%) WCF
4 5 (35.71%) WPF
4 5 (35.71%) LINQ
4 5 (35.71%) Entity Framework
4 5 (35.71%) SignalR
4 5 (35.71%) jQuery
4 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (35.71%) Dependency Injection
4 5 (35.71%) Mobile App
4 5 (35.71%) .NET Core
5 4 (28.57%) Logistics
5 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) Python
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle

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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 5 (35.71%) IIS
1 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) nginx
3 1 (7.14%) CMS
3 1 (7.14%) Moodle
3 1 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Big Data
1 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Hive
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (21.43%) Jasmine
2 3 (21.43%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Public Sector
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) .NET Developer
2 5 (35.71%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (35.71%) C# Developer
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (14.29%) C# WPF Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) WPF Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Big Data Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Data Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Lead Systems Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Migration Specialist
6 1 (7.14%) Moodle Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (50.00%) CSS
1 7 (50.00%) CSS3
1 7 (50.00%) HTML
1 7 (50.00%) HTML5
2 6 (42.86%) .NET
3 5 (35.71%) .NET Core
3 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (35.71%) Entity Framework
3 5 (35.71%) jQuery
3 5 (35.71%) LINQ
3 5 (35.71%) SignalR
3 5 (35.71%) WCF
3 5 (35.71%) WPF
4 2 (14.29%) CreateJS
4 2 (14.29%) JSON
4 2 (14.29%) lodash
4 2 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Mobile App
2 3 (21.43%) Wiki
3 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
3 1 (7.14%) NHS
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) Dependency Injection
1 5 (35.71%) MVC
2 4 (28.57%) Logistics
3 3 (21.43%) Asynchronous Programming
3 3 (21.43%) BDD
3 3 (21.43%) OOP
3 3 (21.43%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) OOD
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 1 (7.14%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) Python
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
4 3 (21.43%) TypeScript
5 2 (14.29%) ActionScript
5 2 (14.29%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (7.14%) C++
6 1 (7.14%) PHP
6 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
1 2 (14.29%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Databricks
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Sitecore