The first table below looks at the demand for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Wiltshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 68 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing R 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.14% 0.86% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.39% 2.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £550 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+107.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £363 £411
% change year-on-year
+31.03% -11.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £26.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+29.52% +110.00%
Programming Languages Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
259 149 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 36.38% 32.11% 34.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 96 129
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 15
Average hourly rate £40.50 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.61% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.13 £16.44 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
R
South West

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

R Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

R
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

R Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

R
Top 2 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development

R
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Designer
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development