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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
R
England / Yorkshire
Rank 118 127 129
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing R 1 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.046% 0.43% 0.039%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% 1.04% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 1
Median daily rate £325 £600 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.83% +81.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £543 £445
% change year-on-year
-40.09% +21.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -

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
932 1157 891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 43.21% 41.01% 34.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 764 584
Median daily rate £400 £389 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +14.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 12
Median hourly rate £20.97 £32.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.47% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £15.55 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (66.67%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Tableau
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) KNIME
3 1 (33.33%) Power BI
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) SPSS
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell

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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (33.33%) KNIME
3 1 (33.33%) Power BI
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Developer
1 3 (100.00%) SSIS Developer
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL Developer
3 1 (33.33%) DBA
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell Developer
3 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Tableau