The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 137 147 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing R 8 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.28% 0.16% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.61% 0.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Median daily rate £525 £594 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.57% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £375
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 - £32.50
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 Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1308 1225 783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 45.21% 38.83% 33.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 890 819 466
Median daily rate £400 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 16
Median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +63.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.88 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £50.00
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 Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing R as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

R Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

R
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

R Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

R
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing R across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

R Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

R
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

R Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

R
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
West Yorkshire +6 5 £375 -41.17% 1
South Yorkshire -3 2 £525 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £550 -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for R.

1 7 (70.00%) SAS
1 7 (70.00%) Statistics
2 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) Mathematics
3 5 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 5 (50.00%) Big Data
4 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (40.00%) Apache Hive
4 4 (40.00%) Physics
4 4 (40.00%) Credit Risk
4 4 (40.00%) Economics
4 4 (40.00%) SPSS
4 4 (40.00%) MATLAB
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Validation
5 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (30.00%) Python
5 3 (30.00%) PhD
5 3 (30.00%) Analytics
5 3 (30.00%) Statistical Modelling
5 3 (30.00%) HBase
6 2 (20.00%) Machine Learning
6 2 (20.00%) Apache Pig
6 2 (20.00%) Apache Spark
6 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
6 2 (20.00%) iSeries
6 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) Scala
6 2 (20.00%) LDAP

R
Top Related IT Skills in 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 7 (70.00%) SAS
2 2 (20.00%) Apache Pig
2 2 (20.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) SPSS
2 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Big Data
1 5 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (40.00%) Apache Hive
3 3 (30.00%) HBase
4 2 (20.00%) Data Mining
4 2 (20.00%) DB2
5 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (10.00%) HDInsight
5 1 (10.00%) Mahout
5 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Data Scientist
2 3 (30.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Data Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk Modeller
4 1 (10.00%) Data Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) SAS Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) SAS Modeller
4 1 (10.00%) SPSS Modeller
4 1 (10.00%) Statistical Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Tez
2 1 (10.00%) Cascading
2 1 (10.00%) NumPy
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Statistics
2 6 (60.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (40.00%) Credit Risk
3 4 (40.00%) Economics
3 4 (40.00%) Physics
4 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (20.00%) iSeries
4 2 (20.00%) Neural Network
5 1 (10.00%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Analytics
1 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (30.00%) Statistical Modelling
1 3 (30.00%) Validation
2 2 (20.00%) Conjoint Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Credit Risk Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) Data Munging
2 2 (20.00%) Econometrics
2 2 (20.00%) ETL
2 2 (20.00%) Machine Learning
2 2 (20.00%) Markov Chain
2 2 (20.00%) Operations Research
2 2 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Actionable Insight
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) MATLAB
2 3 (30.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) Scala
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) PhD
3 1 (10.00%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle