The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 1 June 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
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 100 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing R 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.054% 0.21% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% 0.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £350 £488 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £600 £475
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
R
North West

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

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
545 449 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.64% 30.75% 34.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 277 254
Median daily rate £375 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 12
Median hourly rate £28.50 £19.25 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.05% -48.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £14.95 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £35.25 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.05% +1.38%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

R Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

R
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

R Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

R
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for R.

1 3 (100.00%) SAS
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Tableau
2 2 (66.67%) Digital Media
2 2 (66.67%) New Media
2 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Predictive Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Visualisation
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Snowflake Schema
2 2 (66.67%) Star Schema
2 2 (66.67%) SPSS
3 1 (33.33%) SciPy
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark

R
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 3 (100.00%) SAS
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (66.67%) Snowflake Schema
1 2 (66.67%) Star Schema
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Data Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modeller
2 1 (33.33%) Data Scientist
2 1 (33.33%) Tableau Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Digital Media
1 2 (66.67%) New Media
1 2 (66.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Predictive Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Tableau