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 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
R
UK / Wales
Rank 59 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing R 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.89% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £550 £420
% change year-on-year
-38.63% +30.95%
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 Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
266 309 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 39.35% 46.54% 44.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 221 193
Median daily rate £425 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 5
Median hourly rate £19.50 £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.40% +8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.70 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.70 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing R across the Wales region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

R Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 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
South Wales - 6 £500 - 1
R
UK

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 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 Wales region with a requirement for R.

1 9 (75.00%) Python
2 8 (66.67%) Big Data
3 7 (58.33%) NoSQL
3 7 (58.33%) Mathematics
3 7 (58.33%) Apache Spark
4 5 (41.67%) Statistics
4 5 (41.67%) Stata
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Postgraduate
4 5 (41.67%) SAS
4 5 (41.67%) MongoDB
4 5 (41.67%) Hadoop
4 5 (41.67%) Analytics
4 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (33.33%) Cloudera
5 4 (33.33%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) Teradata
6 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (25.00%) PhD
6 3 (25.00%) Java
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle
6 3 (25.00%) SAP
6 3 (25.00%) MapReduce
6 3 (25.00%) HBase
6 3 (25.00%) Machine Learning
6 3 (25.00%) Business Analytics
6 3 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (25.00%) User Experience

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 7 (58.33%) Apache Spark
2 5 (41.67%) SAS
3 4 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (16.67%) Apache
5 2 (16.67%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Stata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) Big Data
2 7 (58.33%) NoSQL
3 5 (41.67%) Hadoop
3 5 (41.67%) MongoDB
4 3 (25.00%) HBase
4 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (16.67%) GIS
5 2 (16.67%) QGIS
5 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
5 2 (16.67%) Text Mining
6 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (8.33%) Neo4j
6 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Consultant
1 4 (33.33%) Data Scientist
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Data Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Data Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Scala Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Junior
3 2 (16.67%) Junior Data Scientist
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Statistical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Statistical Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) RAML
1 1 (8.33%) RESTful
1 1 (8.33%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Mathematics
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Analytics
2 5 (41.67%) Statistics
3 3 (25.00%) Business Analytics
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 3 (25.00%) MapReduce
4 2 (16.67%) Data Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Open Source
4 2 (16.67%) Spatial Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) API Design
5 1 (8.33%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) Mathematical Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Microservices
5 1 (8.33%) Parallel Computing
5 1 (8.33%) Statistical Computing
5 1 (8.33%) Ticket Management
5 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) Scala
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Postgraduate
2 4 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (25.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cloudera
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) SAP
2 3 (25.00%) Teradata