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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 113 119 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing R 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.24% 0.14% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.53% 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £375 £383 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £417 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.86% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - £32.50
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
952 836 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 46.37% 38.33% 35.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 587 370
Median daily rate £400 £340 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 8
Median hourly rate £15.25 £40.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.87% +158.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing R as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Leeds - 4 £375 - 3
Halifax - 1 - -
R
Yorkshire

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for R.

1 7 (63.64%) Statistics
2 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 6 (54.55%) Mathematics
2 6 (54.55%) Python
2 6 (54.55%) SAS
3 5 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) Hadoop
3 5 (45.45%) Machine Learning
3 5 (45.45%) Big Data
4 4 (36.36%) Physics
4 4 (36.36%) Economics
4 4 (36.36%) Credit Risk
4 4 (36.36%) SPSS
5 3 (27.27%) Internet
5 3 (27.27%) MATLAB
5 3 (27.27%) Teradata
5 3 (27.27%) Validation
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) Unix
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) PhD
5 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (27.27%) Citrix
5 3 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (27.27%) Web Accessibility
5 3 (27.27%) Tableau
5 3 (27.27%) Visualisation
5 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS

R
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 6 (54.55%) SAS
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) SPSS
2 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (27.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Big Data
1 5 (45.45%) Hadoop
2 3 (27.27%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
3 2 (18.18%) Apache Hive
3 2 (18.18%) Data Mining
3 2 (18.18%) HBase
4 1 (9.09%) Base SAS
4 1 (9.09%) Mahout
4 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Data Scientist
1 3 (27.27%) Technical Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Big Data Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Data Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Risk Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Software Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk Modeller
3 1 (9.09%) Data Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) SAS Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) SAS Modeller
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Digital Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) SPSS Modeller
3 1 (9.09%) Statistical Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
1 3 (27.27%) Node.js
1 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 1 (9.09%) Cascading
2 1 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Statistics
2 6 (54.55%) Mathematics
3 4 (36.36%) Credit Risk
3 4 (36.36%) Economics
3 4 (36.36%) Physics
4 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (27.27%) Visualisation
5 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
5 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
5 2 (18.18%) Neural Network
6 1 (9.09%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Machine Learning
2 3 (27.27%) Analytics
2 3 (27.27%) Validation
2 3 (27.27%) Web Accessibility
3 2 (18.18%) Conjoint Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Credit Risk Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) Econometrics
3 2 (18.18%) Markov Chain
3 2 (18.18%) Operations Research
3 2 (18.18%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Actionable Insight
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (9.09%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Python
2 5 (45.45%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) MATLAB
4 2 (18.18%) C++
4 2 (18.18%) Scala
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) PhD
3 2 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (27.27%) StatsD
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Apigee
1 3 (27.27%) Citrix
1 3 (27.27%) Mashery
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
1 3 (27.27%) Tableau
1 3 (27.27%) Teradata