The first table below looks at the demand for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Swindon region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 48 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing R 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.23% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.63% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £363 £411
% change year-on-year
+31.03% -11.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £26.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+29.52% +110.00%
Programming Languages Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
158 63 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 35.59% 23.33% 30.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 43 75
Average daily rate £338 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 4
Average hourly rate £40.50 £24.96 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.25% -41.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £12.42 £38.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £37.50 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
R
Wiltshire

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

R Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

R
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

R Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

R
Top 2 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development

R
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Designer
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development