The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 122 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing R 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.13% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£638 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £280 £345
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -18.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +4.76%
R
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
920 542 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 39.98% 32.44% 36.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 331 311
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 35
Average hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +81.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing R across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

R Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

R
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

R Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

R
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

R Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

R
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 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
Leeds - 3 £638 - 1
R
Yorkshire

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) Hadoop
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) Teradata
3 4 (66.67%) Visualisation
3 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (66.67%) MongoDB
3 4 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (66.67%) Tableau
3 4 (66.67%) Machine Learning
3 4 (66.67%) Big Data
3 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (66.67%) StatsD
3 4 (66.67%) Apigee
3 4 (66.67%) Mashery
4 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (50.00%) IaaS
4 3 (50.00%) Node.js
4 3 (50.00%) UNIX
4 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (33.33%) Change Management

R
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 3 (50.00%) Node.js
2 2 (33.33%) Apache Pig
2 2 (33.33%) SAS
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (16.67%) GlassFish
3 1 (16.67%) Confluence
3 1 (16.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (50.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 4 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (66.67%) Big Data
3 2 (33.33%) Apache Hive
4 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Digital Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) Java EE
4 1 (16.67%) Grails
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) WSDL
4 1 (16.67%) XML Schema
4 1 (16.67%) JAXB
4 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Visualisation
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) W3C
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Machine Learning
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (16.67%) Feature Driven Development
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Groovy
2 2 (33.33%) Scala
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (66.67%) StatsD
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Teradata
2 4 (66.67%) Tableau
2 4 (66.67%) Apigee
2 4 (66.67%) Mashery
3 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
3 1 (16.67%) VMware