The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 124 122 119
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing R 9 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.077% 0.043%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.99% 0.25% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Median daily rate £490 £344 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.54% -27.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £600 £475
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
R
England

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

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
909 804 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.07% 31.08% 29.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 500 420
Median daily rate £380 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 48 24
Median hourly rate £22.50 £26.50 £32.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.09% -17.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.55 £22.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

R Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

R
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

R Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

R
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Birmingham -1 4 £490 +42.54%
Solihull - 3 £490 -
Warwickshire - 1 - - 1
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for R.

1 9 (81.82%) Java
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle
1 9 (81.82%) Web Services
1 9 (81.82%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (72.73%) ETL
2 8 (72.73%) Workflow
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle Workflow
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) OOP
2 8 (72.73%) OO
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (72.73%) C
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle Database
3 7 (63.64%) Apache CXF
3 7 (63.64%) UML
3 7 (63.64%) Sun Certification
4 6 (54.55%) ClearQuest
4 6 (54.55%) PVCS
4 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
4 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
4 6 (54.55%) Automated Testing
4 6 (54.55%) JIRA
4 6 (54.55%) Defect Tracking
5 5 (45.45%) Data Architecture
6 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
6 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) User Stories

R
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 8 (72.73%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (9.09%) SAS
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle Database
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (9.09%) DB2
3 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 1 (9.09%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (54.55%) ClearQuest
2 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
2 6 (54.55%) JIRA
2 6 (54.55%) PVCS
3 1 (9.09%) Ant
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Lead Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Java Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Designer
6 1 (9.09%) ETL Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Lead Programmer
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle ETL Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Programmer
6 1 (9.09%) Report Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Programmer
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) Web Services
2 7 (63.64%) Apache CXF
3 1 (9.09%) BAPI
3 1 (9.09%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
1 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
1 1 (9.09%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (72.73%) ETL
1 8 (72.73%) OO
1 8 (72.73%) OOP
1 8 (72.73%) Workflow
2 7 (63.64%) UML
3 6 (54.55%) Automated Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (54.55%) Defect Tracking
4 5 (45.45%) Data Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) User Stories
6 1 (9.09%) Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
6 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Machine Learning
6 1 (9.09%) Monte Carlo Method
6 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) C
3 1 (9.09%) COBOL
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Sun Certification
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Cloudera
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Platfora
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
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