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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 140 146 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing R 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.20% 0.034% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.47% 0.079% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £700 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £600 £413
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - -
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
1290 1262 1073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 44.01% 42.53% 42.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 915 815 729
Average daily rate £400 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 24
Average hourly rate £32.50 £38.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £26.00 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 6 £700 +33.33% 1
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 12 (80.00%) Hadoop
2 11 (73.33%) Python
3 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) Visualisation
4 6 (40.00%) Machine Learning
4 6 (40.00%) ETL
5 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (33.33%) Citrix
5 5 (33.33%) Internet
5 5 (33.33%) .NET
5 5 (33.33%) Oracle
5 5 (33.33%) Unix
5 5 (33.33%) Linux
5 5 (33.33%) Java
5 5 (33.33%) Teradata
5 5 (33.33%) Big Data
5 5 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 5 (33.33%) IaaS
5 5 (33.33%) MongoDB
5 5 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (33.33%) Node.js
5 5 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (33.33%) Web Accessibility
5 5 (33.33%) Tableau
5 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling
5 5 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (33.33%) StatsD
5 5 (33.33%) Apache Spark

R
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 5 (33.33%) Apache Spark
1 5 (33.33%) Node.js
2 4 (26.67%) Apache
3 3 (20.00%) SAS
4 2 (13.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (13.33%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (33.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Internet
2 4 (26.67%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) Hadoop
2 5 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (33.33%) Big Data
2 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 4 (26.67%) HBase
4 1 (6.67%) Apache Hive
4 1 (6.67%) Base SAS
4 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Architect
1 5 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Data Scientist
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Scala Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Apache Spark Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Big Data Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Data Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Digital Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Digital Technical Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Hadoop Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Risk Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Digital Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Technical Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Software Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
1 5 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 5 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (26.67%) Kafka
2 4 (26.67%) Samza
2 4 (26.67%) Spark Streaming
2 4 (26.67%) SparkR
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.67%) scikit-learn
4 1 (6.67%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Visualisation
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (13.33%) Credit Risk
3 2 (13.33%) Economics
3 2 (13.33%) Physics
3 2 (13.33%) Statistics
4 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.67%) Social Media
4 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
1 5 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ETL
1 6 (40.00%) Machine Learning
2 5 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling
2 5 (33.33%) Web Accessibility
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) Conjoint Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Open Source
4 2 (13.33%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Statistical Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (6.67%) Deep Learning
5 1 (6.67%) Information Retrieval
5 1 (6.67%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Python
2 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) HiveQL
4 4 (26.67%) Ruby
4 4 (26.67%) Scala
5 2 (13.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (33.33%) StatsD
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Apigee
1 5 (33.33%) Citrix
1 5 (33.33%) Mashery
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
1 5 (33.33%) Tableau
1 5 (33.33%) Teradata