The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
R
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing R 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.51% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.88% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £543 £445
% change year-on-year
-40.09% +21.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -

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
129 206 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 38.86% 47.47% 44.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 153 94
Median daily rate £401 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.68% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 5
Median hourly rate £19.50 £22.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.35% -1.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.50 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £24.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

R Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

R
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing R across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

R Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for R.

1 4 (66.67%) Big Data
2 3 (50.00%) Cloudera
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (50.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (50.00%) User Experience
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (50.00%) Stata
2 3 (50.00%) Teradata
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Statistics
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 3 (50.00%) Postgraduate
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) SAS
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) MapReduce
2 3 (50.00%) HBase
3 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (16.67%) Time Series Analysis

R
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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%) Apache Spark
1 3 (50.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Stata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Big Data
2 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (50.00%) HBase
2 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Data Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Data Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Scala Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Statistical Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Analytics
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analytics
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MapReduce
1 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (16.67%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cloudera
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) SAP
1 3 (50.00%) Teradata