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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
R
Rank 83 85 84
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing R 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.18% 0.34% 0.090%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.38% 0.86% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Median daily rate £330 £500 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% +51.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £500 £400
% change year-on-year
-35.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 -
% change year-on-year
-1.44% -

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
528 584 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 47.96% 40.17% 42.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 384 341
Median daily rate £400 £425 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +20.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £549 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% -46.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 18 January 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (50.00%) ETL
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (50.00%) Neural Network
3 2 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) Statistics
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Scala
3 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (50.00%) Apache Hive
3 2 (50.00%) HBase
3 2 (50.00%) Machine Learning
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (25.00%) Actionable Insight
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database

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 2 (50.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (50.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (50.00%) HBase
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Mahout
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Data Scientist
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Developer
1 2 (50.00%) SSIS Developer
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Cascading
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (50.00%) Neural Network
1 2 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Physics
2 1 (25.00%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ETL
1 2 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 2 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Actionable Insight
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (50.00%) Scala
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft