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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
R
England / North West
Rank 126 151 141
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -10
Contract jobs citing R 5 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.16% 0.064%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.50% 0.43% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £463 £310 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.19% +24.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £475 £400
% change year-on-year
-31.57% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.25 -
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -

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
1010 1392 1085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 39.44% 36.02% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 698 897 721
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 65 30
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -15.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £14.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.37 £42.36 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing R across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

R Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 January 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 +17 4 £413 +6.45% 9
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 (53.85%) SQL
1 7 (53.85%) Python
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (38.46%) Analytics
3 4 (30.77%) Machine Learning
3 4 (30.77%) Tableau
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (30.77%) ETL
3 4 (30.77%) SAS
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Retail
4 3 (23.08%) PhD
4 3 (23.08%) Web Analytics
4 3 (23.08%) Marketing
4 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
4 3 (23.08%) Credit Risk
4 3 (23.08%) FMCG
4 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
4 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 3 (23.08%) Vertica
4 3 (23.08%) Big Data
4 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
5 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (15.38%) Open Source
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture

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 (30.77%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
2 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (23.08%) Big Data
3 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
4 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
4 2 (15.38%) MySQL
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
5 1 (7.69%) HBase
5 1 (7.69%) KNIME
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (7.69%) Power BI
5 1 (7.69%) QlikView
5 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.69%) SAP BW
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 3 (23.08%) Marketing
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Data Scientist
1 4 (30.77%) DBA
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Business Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell Developer
3 1 (7.69%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (7.69%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) GWT
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
1 3 (23.08%) Credit Risk
1 3 (23.08%) FMCG
1 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Statistics
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
3 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) CentOS
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Analytics
1 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) ETL
2 4 (30.77%) Machine Learning
3 3 (23.08%) Web Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Open Source
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.69%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Python
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
1 1 (7.69%) FreeIPA
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Tableau
2 3 (23.08%) Vertica
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Google
4 1 (7.69%) Hortonworks
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) SAP