The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 103 106 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing R 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.28% 0.18% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.55% 0.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £375 £638 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £375
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 - £32.50
R
West Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
728 695 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 50.77% 41.64% 32.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 503 221
Median daily rate £400 £363 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £492 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 3
Median hourly rate £13.50 £40.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.25% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

R Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

R
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

R Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing R also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for R.

1 6 (100.00%) Statistics
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Mathematics
3 4 (66.67%) Physics
3 4 (66.67%) SAS
4 3 (50.00%) Python
4 3 (50.00%) PhD
4 3 (50.00%) SPSS
4 3 (50.00%) MATLAB
4 3 (50.00%) Economics
4 3 (50.00%) Credit Risk
4 3 (50.00%) Analytics
5 2 (33.33%) Conjoint Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) Big Data
5 2 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) Apache Spark
5 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
5 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
5 2 (33.33%) Neural Network
5 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (33.33%) Scala
5 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
5 2 (33.33%) Apache Hive
5 2 (33.33%) HBase
5 2 (33.33%) Machine Learning
5 2 (33.33%) Validation
5 2 (33.33%) C++

R
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) SAS
2 2 (33.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) SPSS
2 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Apache Hive
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
1 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
1 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 2 (33.33%) HBase
2 1 (16.67%) Mahout
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Data Scientist
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Data Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Cascading
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Statistics
2 5 (83.33%) Mathematics
3 4 (66.67%) Physics
4 3 (50.00%) Credit Risk
4 3 (50.00%) Economics
5 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (33.33%) Neural Network
6 1 (16.67%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Conjoint Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 2 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Actionable Insight
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Econometrics
3 1 (16.67%) Markov Chain
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Research
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) MATLAB
1 3 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Scala
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) PhD