The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 130 123 105
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -18
Contract jobs citing R 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.037% 0.040% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.088% 0.097% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £415 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £475 £375
% change year-on-year
+26.31% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £34.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-52.94% +29.52%
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
1136 1035 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 41.47% 40.97% 32.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 745 687 336
Average daily rate £335 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.20% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 35
Average hourly rate £40.00 £29.00 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% +82.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing R across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 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
West Yorkshire -12 1 £400 -3.61% 2
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Resource Management
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Tableau
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse

R
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 1 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Stata
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematica
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Data Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Business Data Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Architecture Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Tableau