The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing R 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £400 £280
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 - £42.50
R
Lancashire

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

Programming Languages Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
37 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 51.39% 33.70% 35.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 16
Average daily rate £235 £200 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £200 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £393 £567
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -15.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%