The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 73 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing R 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.31% - 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.79% - 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £250 £280
% change year-on-year
+32.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
382 218 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 39.92% 35.10% 34.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 169 156
Average daily rate £400 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 3 16
Average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £24.70 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing R across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing R also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited R.

1 2 (66.67%) QlikView
1 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 2 (66.67%) Visualisation
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) SPSS
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) SAS
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

R
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing R also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited R. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) QlikView
1 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Data Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM