The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing R 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £613 £475 £363
% change year-on-year
+28.94% +31.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £34.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-52.94% +29.52%
R
Leicestershire

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

Programming Languages Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
91 90 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 48.92% 45.45% 42.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 39 24
Average daily rate £300 £290 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £362 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 25 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%