The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing R 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.81% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.24% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£120 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £345 £400
% change year-on-year
-18.84% -13.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £26.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -34.37%
R
South Wales

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

Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
134 104 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 36.22% 37.28% 32.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 79 40
Average daily rate £300 £275 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £79.25 £15.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+419.67% -39.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £15.25 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £131.85 £15.25 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing R across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

R Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

R
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

R Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

R
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) SAP XI
3 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (25.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (25.00%) SAP

R
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Project Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) SAP XI
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (25.00%) SAP