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 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 112 121 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing R 19 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.69% 0.078% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.11% 0.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 0
Median daily rate £420 £725 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.06% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £500 £353
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +41.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.12 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 -
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -
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
901 795 733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.78% 31.12% 31.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 475 450
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 22 35
Median hourly rate £30.75 £31.50 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% +9.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.32 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £37.50
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing R across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

R Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 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
Coventry -4 10 £518 -28.62%
Dudley - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for R.

1 20 (52.63%) Hadoop
2 18 (47.37%) Analytics
3 14 (36.84%) Visualisation
3 14 (36.84%) SAS
3 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (34.21%) Python
4 13 (34.21%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (31.58%) Cloudera
5 12 (31.58%) Pentaho
6 11 (28.95%) Web Analytics
6 11 (28.95%) Data Analysis
7 10 (26.32%) VMware
7 10 (26.32%) RDBMS
7 10 (26.32%) Technical Architecture
7 10 (26.32%) Data Architecture
7 10 (26.32%) REST
7 10 (26.32%) Relational Database
7 10 (26.32%) Data Structures
7 10 (26.32%) Platfora
7 10 (26.32%) Cloudera CDH
8 9 (23.68%) Google
8 9 (23.68%) Google Analytics
9 8 (21.05%) Data Integration
10 6 (15.79%) Big Data
10 6 (15.79%) Scrum
11 5 (13.16%) Java
11 5 (13.16%) SQL
11 5 (13.16%) Degree
11 5 (13.16%) Apache Spark

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 14 (36.84%) SAS
2 5 (13.16%) Apache Spark
3 3 (7.89%) Apache Pig
4 2 (5.26%) Confluence
5 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) SPSS
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.68%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (52.63%) Hadoop
2 12 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (31.58%) Pentaho
3 10 (26.32%) Cloudera CDH
3 10 (26.32%) RDBMS
3 10 (26.32%) Relational Database
4 6 (15.79%) Big Data
5 3 (7.89%) Apache Hive
5 3 (7.89%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (7.89%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 2 (5.26%) HBase
6 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (5.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (2.63%) GIS
7 1 (2.63%) Impala
7 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Advertising
2 3 (7.89%) Automotive
3 2 (5.26%) Marketing
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Analyst
2 10 (26.32%) Architect
3 7 (18.42%) Google Analytics Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) Hadoop Architect
4 6 (15.79%) Data Scientist
4 6 (15.79%) Performance Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Technical Architect
6 4 (10.53%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (7.89%) Administrator
7 3 (7.89%) Big Data Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Digital Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Hadoop Developer
7 3 (7.89%) SAS Administrator
7 3 (7.89%) Scala Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Data Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Digital Business Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Research Scientist
8 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) REST
2 2 (5.26%) D3.js
2 2 (5.26%) Drools
2 2 (5.26%) iXBRL
2 2 (5.26%) XBRL
2 2 (5.26%) XML
3 1 (2.63%) .NET
3 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Visualisation
2 13 (34.21%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (26.32%) Data Structures
4 8 (21.05%) Data Integration
5 4 (10.53%) User Experience
6 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
7 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
7 2 (5.26%) Physics
7 2 (5.26%) Private Cloud
7 2 (5.26%) Statistics
8 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
8 1 (2.63%) Credit Risk
8 1 (2.63%) Data Conversion
8 1 (2.63%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Analytics
2 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (28.95%) Data Analysis
3 11 (28.95%) Web Analytics
4 10 (26.32%) Data Architecture
4 10 (26.32%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (15.79%) Scrum
6 4 (10.53%) Open Source
7 3 (7.89%) Data Analytics
7 3 (7.89%) ETL
7 3 (7.89%) Performance Management
7 3 (7.89%) User Stories
8 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.26%) Change Management
8 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.26%) Dashboard Development
8 2 (5.26%) Data Engineering
8 2 (5.26%) Data Visualisation
8 2 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) Python
2 5 (13.16%) Java
2 5 (13.16%) SQL
3 3 (7.89%) Scala
4 2 (5.26%) C
4 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.63%) C++
5 1 (2.63%) Ruby
5 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) SAS Certification
3 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) HDFS
1 2 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Cloudera
2 10 (26.32%) Platfora
2 10 (26.32%) VMware
3 9 (23.68%) Google
4 4 (10.53%) Oracle
5 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.26%) Informatica
6 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.26%) Tableau
6 2 (5.26%) Teradata
7 1 (2.63%) IBM
7 1 (2.63%) Mapinfo
7 1 (2.63%) Minitab