The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank - 15 -
Contract jobs citing R 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - 1.69% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 5.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £440 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £275 £280
% change year-on-year
+40.90% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
+29.41% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
80 20 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 52.63% 33.90% 47.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 12 19
Average daily rate £458 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.23% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £290 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 14
Average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%