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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 47 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing R 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.23% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.60% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£700 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £488 £363
% change year-on-year
+23.01% +34.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - £34.13
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
167 132 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 38.04% 25.53% 34.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 91 45
Average daily rate £375 £375 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £413 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 6
Average hourly rate £45.50 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.66% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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
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 22 May 2015. 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
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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 -
R
North West

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Teradata
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Accessibility
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) Tableau
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) StatsD
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

R
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Technical Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Digital Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Technical Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Accessibility
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) StatsD
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Teradata
1 1 (100.00%) Tableau
1 1 (100.00%) Apigee
1 1 (100.00%) Mashery