The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 45 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing R 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.51% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.12% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £505 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £400 £280
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 - £42.50
R
North West

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

Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
179 178 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 45.20% 41.88% 34.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 119 51
Average daily rate £394 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 10 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -15.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

R Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

R
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

R Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

R
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing R across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

R Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

R
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool - 1 £700 - 1
R
North West

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Apigee
2 2 (50.00%) Mashery
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) IaaS
2 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (50.00%) StatsD
2 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
2 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (50.00%) Node.js
2 2 (50.00%) Tableau
2 2 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 2 (50.00%) Big Data
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Teradata

R
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (50.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) 3G
2 1 (25.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) JMeter
1 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Information Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) NHS
3 1 (25.00%) PKI
3 1 (25.00%) Social Media
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 2 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (50.00%) StatsD
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Apigee
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) Mashery
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Tableau
1 2 (50.00%) Teradata
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
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