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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
R
England / West Midlands
Rank 120 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing R 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.55% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £475 £400
% change year-on-year
-31.57% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.25 -
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -

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
730 812 604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.51% 33.81% 28.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 494 371
Median daily rate £375 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £272 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 37
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.92 £20.00 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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
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 23 January 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
Warwickshire - 1 - -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for R.

1 15 (60.00%) Analytics
2 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (52.00%) Visualisation
4 11 (44.00%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (40.00%) Data Analysis
5 10 (40.00%) Web Analytics
6 9 (36.00%) Google
6 9 (36.00%) Python
6 9 (36.00%) Hadoop
6 9 (36.00%) Google Analytics
7 6 (24.00%) SQL
7 6 (24.00%) Scrum
8 5 (20.00%) Java
8 5 (20.00%) Apache Spark
9 4 (16.00%) Big Data
9 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
9 4 (16.00%) Oracle
9 4 (16.00%) Degree
10 3 (12.00%) Finance
10 3 (12.00%) Automotive
10 3 (12.00%) SAS
10 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
10 3 (12.00%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (12.00%) Scala
10 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
10 3 (12.00%) Performance Management
10 3 (12.00%) Open Source
10 3 (12.00%) User Stories
10 3 (12.00%) User Experience
11 2 (8.00%) Private Cloud

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 5 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (12.00%) SAS
3 2 (8.00%) Apache Pig
3 2 (8.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (36.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (16.00%) Big Data
3 3 (12.00%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (8.00%) Apache Hive
4 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (8.00%) HBase
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (8.00%) Pentaho
4 2 (8.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (8.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 1 (4.00%) GIS
5 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (12.00%) Automotive
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Google Analytics Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Performance Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Data Scientist
6 3 (12.00%) Big Data Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Digital Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Hadoop Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Scala Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Administrator
7 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Digital Analytics Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Digital Business Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Research Scientist
7 2 (8.00%) SAS Administrator
7 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Analytics Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Analytics Manager
8 1 (4.00%) Google Analytics Manager
8 1 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) D3.js
1 2 (8.00%) Drools
1 2 (8.00%) iXBRL
1 2 (8.00%) XBRL
1 2 (8.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (52.00%) Visualisation
2 11 (44.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.00%) User Experience
4 2 (8.00%) Physics
4 2 (8.00%) Private Cloud
4 2 (8.00%) Statistics
5 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.00%) Credit Risk
5 1 (4.00%) Data Conversion
5 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.00%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
1 2 (8.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Analytics
2 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 10 (40.00%) Web Analytics
4 6 (24.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) Open Source
5 3 (12.00%) Performance Management
5 3 (12.00%) User Stories
6 2 (8.00%) Change Management
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.00%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (8.00%) Data Analytics
6 2 (8.00%) Data Engineering
6 2 (8.00%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (8.00%) Extreme Programming
6 2 (8.00%) MapReduce
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
6 2 (8.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) Python
2 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (12.00%) Scala
5 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.00%) C
6 1 (4.00%) Ruby
6 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) SAS Certification
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) HDFS
1 2 (8.00%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Google
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.00%) Cloudera
4 2 (8.00%) Informatica
4 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.00%) Tableau
4 2 (8.00%) Teradata
5 1 (4.00%) Mapinfo
5 1 (4.00%) Minitab