The table below looks at the prevalence of the term RIA in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RIA over the 3 months to 28 March 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)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 110 108
Rank change year-on-year +13 -2  
Contract jobs citing RIA 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.22% 0.10% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.72% 0.38% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £327 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.71% +31.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £518 £408
% change year-on-year -13.04% +26.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 - -

RIA is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 415 528 434
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 31.02% 27.02% 23.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 359 262
Median daily rate £413 £398 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.77% +13.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 29
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.13 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.76% +8.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £11.25 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.24 £21.25 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

RIA
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing RIA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for RIA in West Yorkshire

RIA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RIA in West Yorkshire

RIA
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +10 2 £354 -32.57%
Halifax - 1 £300 -
RIA
Yorkshire

RIA
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for RIA.

1 7 (87.50%) Internet
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Node.js
4 4 (50.00%) React
4 4 (50.00%) TDD
5 3 (37.50%) Open Source
6 2 (25.00%) High Availability
6 2 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Network Security
6 2 (25.00%) Kafka
6 2 (25.00%) Content Management
6 2 (25.00%) Clustering
6 2 (25.00%) HTTP
6 2 (25.00%) CMS
6 2 (25.00%) LAMP
6 2 (25.00%) PHP
6 2 (25.00%) Java
6 2 (25.00%) MySQL
6 2 (25.00%) Web Services
6 2 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) OO
6 2 (25.00%) Informix
6 2 (25.00%) Apache
6 2 (25.00%) AMQP
7 1 (12.50%) Flash
7 1 (12.50%) MSMQ
7 1 (12.50%) SOA

RIA
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Internet
2 2 (25.00%) AMQP
2 2 (25.00%) HTTP
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Informix
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Babel
1 1 (12.50%) Flex Builder
1 1 (12.50%) webpack
General
1 1 (12.50%) Games
1 1 (12.50%) iGaming
1 1 (12.50%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Node.js
2 4 (50.00%) React
3 2 (25.00%) Kafka
3 2 (25.00%) LAMP
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Flex
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
4 1 (12.50%) Express
4 1 (12.50%) Flash
4 1 (12.50%) koa
4 1 (12.50%) lodash
4 1 (12.50%) MSMQ
4 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (12.50%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Animation
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Open Source
4 2 (25.00%) Content Management
4 2 (25.00%) High Availability
4 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (25.00%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) 3D Animation
5 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
5 1 (12.50%) Isomorphic Development
5 1 (12.50%) Isomorphic JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
5 1 (12.50%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe