The table below looks at the prevalence of the term RIA in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RIA over the 3 months to 27 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)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 140 126
Rank change year-on-year +26 -14  
Contract jobs citing RIA 10 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.47% 0.070% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.53% 0.26% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 8
Median daily rate £415 £525 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.04% +28.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £525 £387
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £436
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 £41.82 - -

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 654 761 682
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 30.79% 26.80% 25.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 507 417
Median daily rate £410 £398 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.14% +13.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £586 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 26 40
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.13 £11.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.62% +37.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £10.25 £9.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.24 £21.50 £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.68% +48.00%  

RIA
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RIA in Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RIA in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RIA in Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
South Yorkshire - 6 £475 - 1
West Yorkshire +20 4 £327 -37.71%
RIA
England

RIA
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for RIA.

1 14 (93.33%) Internet
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (46.67%) TDD
5 6 (40.00%) Open Source
6 5 (33.33%) Node.js
7 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (26.67%) React
7 4 (26.67%) Scrum
7 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
7 4 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (20.00%) Games
8 3 (20.00%) Online Betting
9 2 (13.33%) Online Games
9 2 (13.33%) High Availability
9 2 (13.33%) Kafka
9 2 (13.33%) Load Testing
9 2 (13.33%) Network Security
9 2 (13.33%) Kanban
9 2 (13.33%) Content Management
9 2 (13.33%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (13.33%) Clustering
9 2 (13.33%) CMS
9 2 (13.33%) LAMP
9 2 (13.33%) HTTP
9 2 (13.33%) PHP
9 2 (13.33%) Java
9 2 (13.33%) MySQL
9 2 (13.33%) Web Services
9 2 (13.33%) XML

RIA
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (13.33%) Apache
1 2 (13.33%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) Internet
2 2 (13.33%) AMQP
2 2 (13.33%) HTTP
2 2 (13.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Informix
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Babel
1 1 (6.67%) Flex Builder
1 1 (6.67%) webpack
General
1 3 (20.00%) Games
1 3 (20.00%) Online Betting
2 1 (6.67%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum Master
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Node.js
2 4 (26.67%) React
3 2 (13.33%) Kafka
3 2 (13.33%) LAMP
3 2 (13.33%) Web Services
3 2 (13.33%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) .NET
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.67%) Apache Flex
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Backbone.js
4 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
4 1 (6.67%) Express
4 1 (6.67%) Flash
4 1 (6.67%) lodash
4 1 (6.67%) MSMQ
4 1 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (6.67%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
1 2 (13.33%) Online Games
2 1 (6.67%) Animation
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) TDD
3 6 (40.00%) Open Source
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
4 4 (26.67%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Content Management
5 2 (13.33%) High Availability
5 2 (13.33%) Kanban
5 2 (13.33%) Load Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Mobile First
5 2 (13.33%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (13.33%) OO
6 1 (6.67%) 3D Animation
6 1 (6.67%) MVC
6 1 (6.67%) Pair Programming
6 1 (6.67%) SOA
6 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe