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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 142 - 112
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing R 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.10% - 0.053%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.24% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£390 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £625 £488 £363
% change year-on-year
+28.13% +34.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - £42.00
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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
1260 1073 676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 43.34% 41.91% 36.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 860 712 371
Average daily rate £335 £320 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 28 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £29.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% +70.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.07 £13.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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
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 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
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Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire - 3 £390 - 4
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SAS
2 2 (50.00%) Java EE
2 2 (50.00%) Groovy
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Scala
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Hive
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Pig
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (25.00%) StatsD
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Apigee
3 1 (25.00%) Mashery

R
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2 (50.00%) SAS
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (25.00%) GlassFish
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) Java EE
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Grails
2 1 (25.00%) WSDL
2 1 (25.00%) XML Schema
2 1 (25.00%) JAXB
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) W3C
1 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) Groovy
2 2 (50.00%) Scala
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) StatsD
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Apigee
2 1 (25.00%) Mashery
2 1 (25.00%) Tableau
2 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Teradata