The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 85 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing R 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.19% 0.62% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.44% 1.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Average daily rate
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£365 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.35% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+46.66% -
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
454 410 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 42.00% 42.49% 41.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 275 188
Average daily rate £355 £300 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 13
Average hourly rate £32.50 £22.00 £15.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.72% +37.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing R across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

R Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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%) Resource Management
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Stata
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematica
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner

R
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Stata
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematica
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architecture Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Data Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) Degree