The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 73 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing R 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.49% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.99% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £500 £335
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +49.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 -
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -
R
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
405 380 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 49.45% 55.39% 50.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 298 243
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £454 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £27.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% +35.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

R Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

R
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

R Daily Rate Trend in Wales

R
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the Wales region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
South Wales - 4 £400 - 1
R
UK

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 Wales region with a requirement for R.

1 6 (85.71%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) SAS
2 4 (57.14%) Stata
2 4 (57.14%) Statistics
2 4 (57.14%) Machine Learning
2 4 (57.14%) Big Data
2 4 (57.14%) NoSQL
2 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (57.14%) Apache Spark
3 3 (42.86%) QGIS
3 3 (42.86%) Spatial Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Text Mining
3 3 (42.86%) Mathematics
3 3 (42.86%) GIS
3 3 (42.86%) ArcGIS
3 3 (42.86%) PhD
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Postgraduate
3 3 (42.86%) Apache
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Statistical Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 1 (14.29%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (14.29%) Data Munging
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (14.29%) Data Transformation
5 1 (14.29%) Algorithms

R
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 (57.14%) Apache Spark
1 4 (57.14%) SAS
2 3 (42.86%) Apache
2 3 (42.86%) ArcGIS
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Stata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Big Data
1 4 (57.14%) NoSQL
2 3 (42.86%) GIS
2 3 (42.86%) QGIS
2 3 (42.86%) Text Mining
3 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
4 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
4 1 (14.29%) Neo4j
4 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 1 (14.29%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Data Scientist
2 2 (28.57%) Junior
2 2 (28.57%) Junior Data Scientist
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Spatial Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) RAML
1 1 (14.29%) RESTful
1 1 (14.29%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (57.14%) Statistics
2 3 (42.86%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 1 (14.29%) Physics
3 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Machine Learning
2 3 (42.86%) Spatial Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) API Design
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Data Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Data Munging
4 1 (14.29%) Data Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Microservices
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Parallel Computing
4 1 (14.29%) Statistical Computing
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
4 1 (14.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) PhD
1 3 (42.86%) Postgraduate
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cloudera