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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
R
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing R 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.71% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.83% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £190 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £488 £400
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 -
% change year-on-year
-1.44% -

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
109 195 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 38.65% 50.00% 53.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 159 129
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £400 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Median hourly rate £32.50 £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% +8.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 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 10 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 3 (100.00%) Postgraduate
1 3 (100.00%) SAS
1 3 (100.00%) Statistics
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (100.00%) Stata
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) 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 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Stata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Statistical Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (100.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (33.33%) Time Series Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Postgraduate