The first table below looks at the demand for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 West Midlands 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 116 - 104
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing R 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.084% - 0.044%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.27% - 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
737 590 753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.99% 32.21% 33.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 308 375
Average daily rate £320 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 22 37
Average hourly rate £32.00 £37.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £15.31 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
R
England

R
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing R across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) OLAP
1 4 (66.67%) Data Mining
1 4 (66.67%) ETL
1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (66.67%) Essbase
1 4 (66.67%) Retail
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle OLAP
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle BI EE
1 4 (66.67%) Data Migration
1 4 (66.67%) Analytics
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle ODI
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 3 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle OWB
2 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (33.33%) PhD
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Logistics
3 2 (33.33%) Statistics
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) Scala
3 2 (33.33%) Hadoop

R
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) OLAP
1 4 (66.67%) Data Mining
1 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (66.67%) Essbase
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle OLAP
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle BI EE
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle ODI
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle OWB
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 2 (33.33%) Apache Hive
3 2 (33.33%) Big Data
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 4 (66.67%) Retail
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) OBIEE Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle BI Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Data Scientist
2 1 (16.67%) Data Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) MapReduce
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Statistics
2 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ETL
1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
1 4 (66.67%) Data Migration
1 4 (66.67%) Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Logistics
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) PhD
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) MapR
2 1 (16.67%) Splunk
2 1 (16.67%) Cloudera