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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
R
England / North West
Rank 130 152 139
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -13
Contract jobs citing R 6 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.56% 0.48% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Median daily rate £313 £650 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.92% +160.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £543 £433
% change year-on-year
-40.09% +25.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -

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
1066 1448 1103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 40.42% 37.93% 32.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 735 924 724
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £272 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 71 24
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +4.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.82 £14.90 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £57.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Manchester +14 5 £313 - 8
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 7 (50.00%) Python
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (35.71%) Analytics
4 4 (28.57%) Machine Learning
4 4 (28.57%) Big Data
4 4 (28.57%) SAS
4 4 (28.57%) Java
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 3 (21.43%) PhD
5 3 (21.43%) Data Mining
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) Retail
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (21.43%) Web Analytics
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (21.43%) Marketing
5 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
5 3 (21.43%) Credit Risk
5 3 (21.43%) FMCG
5 3 (21.43%) Tableau
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (21.43%) Algorithms
5 3 (21.43%) KNIME
6 2 (14.29%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
6 2 (14.29%) Power BI
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016

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 4 (28.57%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) GitHub
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Big Data
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) Data Mining
2 3 (21.43%) KNIME
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 2 (14.29%) Power BI
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
4 1 (7.14%) HBase
4 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 1 (7.14%) QlikView
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (21.43%) Marketing
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Data Scientist
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) DBA
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (14.29%) PowerShell Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SQL DBA
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SSIS Developer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 1 (7.14%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SAS Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Ajax
1 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) LESS
1 2 (14.29%) Node.js
1 2 (14.29%) React
1 2 (14.29%) Sass
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Algorithms
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (21.43%) Credit Risk
1 3 (21.43%) FMCG
2 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) CentOS
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (35.71%) Analytics
3 4 (28.57%) Machine Learning
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
4 3 (21.43%) Web Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) ETL
5 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (14.29%) Microservices
5 2 (14.29%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) Open Source
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Statistics
5 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
5 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Python
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.14%) PHP
5 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) FreeIPA
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
1 3 (21.43%) Tableau
2 1 (7.14%) Hortonworks
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Vertica