Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term RIA in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 211 167
Rank change year-on-year +27 -44 +11
Contract jobs citing RIA 4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.083% 0.065% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.23% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
West Midlands median daily rate £287 £463 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.89% - -
England median daily rate £450 £450 £456
% change year-on-year - -1.37% -17.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £42.50
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 West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1355 1735 1361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.01% 28.00% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 870 1056 807
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £396 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.21% +9.31% +3.57%
10th Percentile £216 £213 £213
90th Percentile £523 £541 £518
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 85 108
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £17.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -6.16% -13.67%
10th Percentile £10.30 £10.85 £11.00
90th Percentile £34.50 £42.25 £43.75
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 West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for RIA in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RIA in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for RIA in the West Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RIA within the West Midlands 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
Coventry +14 1 £243 -47.42%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £300 -
Staffordshire - 1 £275 -
Birmingham - 1 £450 -
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 West Midlands region with a requirement for RIA.

1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) collectd
2 1 (25.00%) StatsD
2 1 (25.00%) Ansible
2 1 (25.00%) Sensu
2 1 (25.00%) logstash
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Salt
2 1 (25.00%) Kibana
2 1 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (25.00%) Terraform
2 1 (25.00%) Web Operations
2 1 (25.00%) Contingency Planning
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP

RIA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (25.00%) ArcGIS
1 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Change Manager
1 1 (25.00%) DBA
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Manager
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Service Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (25.00%) Senior DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior WebOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Service Assurance Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (25.00%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (25.00%) Sensu
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Contingency Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (25.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) collectd
1 1 (25.00%) Kibana
1 1 (25.00%) logstash
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Salt
1 1 (25.00%) StatsD
1 1 (25.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle