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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 96 94 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing R 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.32% 0.075% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.67% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £700 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £600 £413
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - -
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
746 660 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 47.76% 49.22% 51.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 457 432
Average daily rate £400 £345 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 9
Average hourly rate £11.00 £35.00 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.57% +35.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £21.50 £15.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £35.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 10 (83.33%) Python
1 10 (83.33%) Hadoop
2 6 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) Citrix
3 5 (41.67%) Internet
3 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (41.67%) ETL
3 5 (41.67%) .NET
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 5 (41.67%) Unix
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Teradata
3 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (41.67%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (41.67%) Web Accessibility
3 5 (41.67%) MongoDB
3 5 (41.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (41.67%) Node.js
3 5 (41.67%) Tableau
3 5 (41.67%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) Machine Learning
3 5 (41.67%) Big Data
3 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
3 5 (41.67%) IaaS
3 5 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (41.67%) StatsD
3 5 (41.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (41.67%) Apigee
3 5 (41.67%) Mashery

R
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (41.67%) Node.js
2 4 (33.33%) Apache
2 4 (33.33%) Apache Spark
3 2 (16.67%) SAS
4 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (16.67%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (41.67%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (41.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Internet
2 4 (33.33%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) Hadoop
2 5 (41.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (41.67%) Big Data
2 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (41.67%) MongoDB
3 4 (33.33%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
1 5 (41.67%) Technical Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Scala Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Apache Spark Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Big Data Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Data Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Technical Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Hadoop Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Digital Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Technical Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Software Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
1 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
1 5 (41.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (33.33%) Kafka
2 4 (33.33%) Samza
2 4 (33.33%) Spark Streaming
2 4 (33.33%) SparkR
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Credit Risk
2 2 (16.67%) Economics
2 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (16.67%) Physics
2 2 (16.67%) Statistics
3 1 (8.33%) Social Media
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
1 5 (41.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ETL
1 5 (41.67%) Machine Learning
1 5 (41.67%) Web Accessibility
2 4 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Conjoint Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Open Source
5 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Python
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) HiveQL
4 4 (33.33%) Ruby
4 4 (33.33%) Scala
5 2 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (41.67%) StatsD
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Apigee
1 5 (41.67%) Citrix
1 5 (41.67%) Mashery
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
1 5 (41.67%) Tableau
1 5 (41.67%) Teradata