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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank - - 76
Contract jobs citing R 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - - 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £500 £335
% change year-on-year
-22.00% +49.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 -
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
285 306 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 37.75% 37.05% 40.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 228 282
Median daily rate £365 £368 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% -8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 19
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £13.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £65.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 3 (50.00%) PhD
1 3 (50.00%) SAS
1 3 (50.00%) Python
1 3 (50.00%) Marketing
1 3 (50.00%) Direct Marketing
1 3 (50.00%) Email Marketing
1 3 (50.00%) New Media
1 3 (50.00%) Campaign Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Outbound Marketing
1 3 (50.00%) Customer Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Chatbot
2 2 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Neural Network
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics

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 3 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Chatbot
General
1 3 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Data Scientist
1 3 (50.00%) Marketing Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) SAS Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) SAS Marketing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) New Media
2 2 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Neural Network
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Campaign Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Customer Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Direct Marketing
1 3 (50.00%) Email Marketing
1 3 (50.00%) Outbound Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) PhD
2 1 (16.67%) Degree