The first table below looks at the demand for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Manchester region.

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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank - - 89
Contract jobs citing R 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.077%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £520 £345 £388
% change year-on-year
+50.72% -10.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -34.37%
Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
427 353 534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 34.46% 34.31% 40.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 197 281
Average daily rate £325 £300 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £407 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 41
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.61 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
R
North West

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing R across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 9 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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R
North West

R
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

R
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) HP