The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 144 168 133
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -35
Contract jobs citing R 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.067% 0.094%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.46% 0.22% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £438 £594 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +106.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £549 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £639 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £500 £318
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +57.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £12.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+70.83% -63.07%
R
England

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

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1314 1377 1092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 37.55% 30.77% 34.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 875 656
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 50 29
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £20.30 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

R Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

R
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

R Daily Rate Trend in the North West

R
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing R across the North West region.

R Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

R
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +14 5 £475 -11.62%
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 North West region with a requirement for R.

1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (69.23%) ETL
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) Vertica
2 9 (69.23%) MongoDB
2 9 (69.23%) Tableau
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 4 (30.77%) Talend
5 4 (30.77%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (30.77%) Open Source
5 4 (30.77%) Data Mining
6 3 (23.08%) CSS
6 3 (23.08%) C#
6 3 (23.08%) HTML
6 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (23.08%) Data Engineering
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (15.38%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (15.38%) SignalR
7 2 (15.38%) MVC
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (15.38%) WCF
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
7 2 (15.38%) .NET
7 2 (15.38%) Web Services
7 2 (15.38%) Windows
7 2 (15.38%) Python

R
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (7.69%) Apache Spark
1 1 (7.69%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (69.23%) MongoDB
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
3 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 4 (30.77%) Data Mining
5 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (15.38%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) DBA
2 3 (23.08%) Data Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Web Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Scientist
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) CSS
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (15.38%) SignalR
2 2 (15.38%) WCF
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) GWT
3 1 (7.69%) Qt
3 1 (7.69%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (69.23%) ETL
2 4 (30.77%) Open Source
3 3 (23.08%) Data Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Tableau
1 9 (69.23%) Vertica
2 4 (30.77%) Talend
3 1 (7.69%) Google
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