The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 68 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing R 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.12% 0.11% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.34% 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £408 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.24% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £525 £390
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +34.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
R
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
292 358 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 34.31% 38.91% 43.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 302 289
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £277 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 7
Median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.16 £34.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £41.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.45 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +4.02%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing R as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

R Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

R
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing R across the Bristol region.

R Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing R 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 Bristol region with a requirement for R.

1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Statistics
1 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
1 2 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
1 2 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 2 (50.00%) D3.js
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
1 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (50.00%) Linear Algebra
1 2 (50.00%) Office Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Data Munging
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Outbound Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Campaign Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) New Media
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Direct Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Physics
2 1 (25.00%) Email Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared

R
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Data Scientist
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Environment Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SAS Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SAS Marketing Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Environment Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (50.00%) Statistics
1 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) New Media
2 1 (25.00%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Data Munging
1 2 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
1 2 (50.00%) Linear Algebra
1 2 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 2 (50.00%) Office Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Campaign Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (25.00%) Direct Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Email Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Outbound Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft