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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 110 116 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing R 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.080% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.70% 0.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+19.64% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £26.25
R
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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
711 751 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.26% 29.98% 32.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 442 360
Average daily rate £330 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 22 16
Average hourly rate £23.50 £25.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.93% -15.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.65 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £114.70 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

R Hourly 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 5 August 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire - 2 £450 -
Birmingham - 1 £413 - 3
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 7 (77.78%) SAS
2 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 6 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (66.67%) Analytics
3 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
3 4 (44.44%) SPSS
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Data Integration
4 3 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (22.22%) Health Informatics
5 2 (22.22%) Big Data
5 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
5 2 (22.22%) Predictive Modelling
5 2 (22.22%) SNOMED CT
5 2 (22.22%) Physics
5 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
5 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
5 2 (22.22%) VBA
5 2 (22.22%) C++
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) Python
5 2 (22.22%) MATLAB
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) IBM
5 2 (22.22%) Billing
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) Cerner

R
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 7 (77.78%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Big Data
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (11.11%) QlikView
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Billing
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Data Scientist
2 2 (22.22%) Junior
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 6 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) Data Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
4 2 (22.22%) Health Informatics
4 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
4 2 (22.22%) Physics
4 2 (22.22%) Informatics
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Exalytics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Analytics
2 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
2 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Predictive Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) Bioinformatics
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) ETL
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Data Reconciliation
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) VBA
2 2 (22.22%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) MATLAB
2 2 (22.22%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SNOMED CT
2 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
1 2 (22.22%) Cerner
2 1 (11.11%) Informatica
2 1 (11.11%) Ab Initio
2 1 (11.11%) Netezza
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
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