The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank - 135 -
Contract jobs citing R 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.037% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £550 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £600 £475
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
R
England

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

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
810 926 1132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 32.82% 33.82% 37.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 510 631
Median daily rate £388 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 61 83
Median hourly rate £37.00 £38.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.26% +2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £19.00 £26.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

R Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

R
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

R Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

R
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing R across the East of England region.

R Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England