The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 64 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing R 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.28% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.77% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £400 £285
% change year-on-year
+37.50% +40.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.63 - £42.50
R
Buckinghamshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
259 239 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 36.48% 29.58% 31.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 123 139
Average daily rate £360 £343 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.10% -14.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £24.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.20% -35.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing R across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

R Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

R
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) SPSS
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) IronPython
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Spotfire
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL

R
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 1 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) Spotfire
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modeller
1 1 (50.00%) Data Scientist
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Spotfire Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) IronPython
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree