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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing R 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £404 £390
% change year-on-year
+11.45% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50
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
637 536 436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 34.66% 33.00% 34.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 355 272
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 16
Median hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 7 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) SciPy
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) 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 1 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Python