Period
to 26 May 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term RIA in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RIA over the 6 months to 26 May 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
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 825 733 832
Rank change year-on-year -92 +99 -36
Contract jobs citing RIA 65 114 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.13% 0.055%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.37% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 64 47
UK median daily rate £450 £472 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.56% -5.70% +5.26%
10th Percentile £327 £326 £400
90th Percentile £588 £584 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £468
% change year-on-year - -3.74% +12.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 31 1
UK median hourly rate £39.81 £42.00 £100.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.23% -58.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £42.00 -
% change year-on-year -7.14% - -

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 34,301 30,732 35,528
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.79% 33.75% 33.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,478 19,939 23,185
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £637 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,074 1,079 1,184
UK median hourly rate £22.42 £20.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -2.38% +16.80%
10th Percentile £11.77 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.96 £21.00
% change year-on-year +13.40% -9.71% +20.00%

RIA
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing RIA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for RIA in the UK

RIA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RIA in the UK

RIA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RIA over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RIA in the UK

RIA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RIA in the UK

RIA
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing RIA over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for RIA in the UK

RIA
Top 13 Contract Locations

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 over the 6 months to 26 May 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
England -98 61 £450 -5.26% 3
UK excluding London -73 35 £450 - 2
London -43 27 £475 -2.56% 1
South East -21 11 £413 -8.33% 1
South West -26 8 £479 +2.30%
North of England -31 7 £353 -21.23% 1
East of England -4 6 £450 -6.25%
North East - 4 £353 -
Midlands -10 2 - -
North West -20 2 - - 1
West Midlands -21 2 - -
Yorkshire -33 1 - -
Channel Islands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 with a requirement for RIA.

1 20 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (27.69%) JavaScript
3 17 (26.15%) HTML
4 14 (21.54%) Git (software)
4 14 (21.54%) User Experience
5 13 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 13 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 13 (20.00%) Degree
5 13 (20.00%) Information Architecture
5 13 (20.00%) Python
5 13 (20.00%) Internet
6 12 (18.46%) CSS
7 11 (16.92%) TDD
7 11 (16.92%) BDD
7 11 (16.92%) JIRA
8 10 (15.38%) Software Engineering
8 10 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (15.38%) RESTful
8 10 (15.38%) Scrum
8 10 (15.38%) Finance
8 10 (15.38%) Project Management
8 10 (15.38%) React
9 9 (13.85%) Jenkins
9 9 (13.85%) AngularJS
9 9 (13.85%) Wireframes
9 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (13.85%) HTML5
9 9 (13.85%) Marketing
10 8 (12.31%) Web Development

RIA
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 6 (9.23%) Confluence
2 3 (4.62%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.08%) Alfresco
3 2 (3.08%) Joomla!
3 2 (3.08%) nginx
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.54%) Apache
4 1 (1.54%) GeoServer
4 1 (1.54%) JBoss
4 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.08%) Simulink
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) iTrent
1 1 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.08%) npm
3 2 (3.08%) NuGet
3 2 (3.08%) PaaS
4 1 (1.54%) IaaS
4 1 (1.54%) Sauce Labs
4 1 (1.54%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (3.08%) DHCP
2 2 (3.08%) DNS
2 2 (3.08%) Firewall
2 2 (3.08%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (3.08%) SNMP
3 1 (1.54%) 802.11
3 1 (1.54%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (1.54%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (1.54%) LAN
3 1 (1.54%) SAN
3 1 (1.54%) Skype
3 1 (1.54%) Wireless
3 1 (1.54%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) MongoDB
2 5 (7.69%) Redis
2 5 (7.69%) SAP BW
2 5 (7.69%) SAP HANA
3 4 (6.15%) Cosmos DB
3 4 (6.15%) MySQL
3 4 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.62%) Data Lake
4 3 (4.62%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.62%) HBase
4 3 (4.62%) HDInsight
4 3 (4.62%) Lumira
4 3 (4.62%) Power BI
4 3 (4.62%) Spotfire
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.08%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.54%) Big Data
6 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (21.54%) Git (software)
2 11 (16.92%) JIRA
3 9 (13.85%) Jenkins
4 7 (10.77%) Maven
5 6 (9.23%) Bitbucket
6 5 (7.69%) Axure RP
6 5 (7.69%) Cucumber
6 5 (7.69%) WebStorm
7 4 (6.15%) Jasmine
7 4 (6.15%) JUnit
7 4 (6.15%) Selenium
8 3 (4.62%) Ant
8 3 (4.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (4.62%) JBehave
8 3 (4.62%) SoapUI
8 3 (4.62%) SpecFlow
8 3 (4.62%) Subversion
8 3 (4.62%) TeamCity
8 3 (4.62%) TestNG
8 3 (4.62%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (15.38%) Finance
2 9 (13.85%) Marketing
3 4 (6.15%) Games
3 4 (6.15%) Retail
4 3 (4.62%) Banking
4 3 (4.62%) Electronics
5 2 (3.08%) Automotive
5 2 (3.08%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.08%) Portuguese Language
5 2 (3.08%) Publishing
6 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.54%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (33.85%) Developer
2 8 (12.31%) Designer
3 7 (10.77%) React Developer
3 7 (10.77%) UX Designer
4 6 (9.23%) Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Senior Developer
5 5 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (6.15%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Developer in Test
7 3 (4.62%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (4.62%) UI Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Data Manager
8 2 (3.08%) Digital UX Designer
8 2 (3.08%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Senior UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.15%) HTML
2 12 (18.46%) CSS
3 10 (15.38%) React
3 10 (15.38%) RESTful
4 9 (13.85%) AngularJS
4 9 (13.85%) HTML5
5 7 (10.77%) REST
6 6 (9.23%) Web Services
7 5 (7.69%) XML
8 4 (6.15%) jQuery
8 4 (6.15%) JSON
8 4 (6.15%) Sass
9 3 (4.62%) .NET
9 3 (4.62%) CSS3
9 3 (4.62%) Middleware
9 3 (4.62%) Node.js
9 3 (4.62%) Swagger
10 2 (3.08%) Flash
10 2 (3.08%) J2EE
10 2 (3.08%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) User Experience
2 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.15%) Wiki
4 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.08%) Clustering
5 2 (3.08%) Fintech
5 2 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.08%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.54%) Infotainment
6 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.77%) Windows
2 6 (9.23%) Linux
3 4 (6.15%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.62%) Android
4 3 (4.62%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.62%) Windows 10
4 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.08%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.00%) Information Architecture
2 13 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (16.92%) BDD
3 11 (16.92%) TDD
4 10 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (15.38%) Project Management
4 10 (15.38%) Scrum
4 10 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 9 (13.85%) Wireframes
6 8 (12.31%) Analytics
6 8 (12.31%) Test Automation
6 8 (12.31%) Web Development
7 7 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (10.77%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 7 (10.77%) Product Management
7 7 (10.77%) Usability Testing
7 7 (10.77%) User Stories
8 6 (9.23%) Cognitive Psychology
8 6 (9.23%) Psychology
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.69%) JavaScript
2 13 (20.00%) Python
3 8 (12.31%) Java
4 6 (9.23%) Bash Shell
5 5 (7.69%) SQL
6 4 (6.15%) ES6
6 4 (6.15%) Perl
6 4 (6.15%) PowerShell
6 4 (6.15%) Ruby
6 4 (6.15%) TypeScript
7 3 (4.62%) C#
8 2 (3.08%) ActionScript
8 2 (3.08%) ActionScript 3.0
8 2 (3.08%) Ada
8 2 (3.08%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.54%) JSX
9 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (20.00%) Degree
1 13 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.08%) PhD
3 1 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.54%) ISEB
3 1 (1.54%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) MIL-STD-498
3 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.15%) Docker
1 4 (6.15%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (3.08%) VirtualBox
2 2 (3.08%) vSphere
3 1 (1.54%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) PowerCLI
1 3 (4.62%) vCenter Server
2 2 (3.08%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (3.08%) HAProxy
2 2 (3.08%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.08%) Terraform
3 1 (1.54%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.54%) Grafana
3 1 (1.54%) HockeyApp
3 1 (1.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.69%) SAP
3 4 (6.15%) Oracle
3 4 (6.15%) VMware
4 3 (4.62%) Alteryx
4 3 (4.62%) Atlassian
4 3 (4.62%) Juniper
5 2 (3.08%) Altiris
5 2 (3.08%) Apigee
5 2 (3.08%) Cisco
5 2 (3.08%) Citrix
5 2 (3.08%) Dell
5 2 (3.08%) Dell Compellent
5 2 (3.08%) EMC
5 2 (3.08%) Splunk
5 2 (3.08%) Symantec
5 2 (3.08%) Tableau
6 1 (1.54%) arcserve
6 1 (1.54%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.54%) McAfee