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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 51 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing R 2 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.47% - 2.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.32% - 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 8
Average daily rate
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£325 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £354 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.90% -11.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £26.25 -
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -
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
152 82 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 35.68% 30.83% 41.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 41 105
Average daily rate £353 £300 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -17.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £209 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £325 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Average hourly rate £36.67 £37.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.21% +2.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £10.00 £32.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management

R
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Knowledge Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Trainer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle