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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
R
England / Yorkshire
Rank 120 134 128
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs citing R 3 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.14% 0.25% 0.081%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.34% 0.66% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
Median daily rate £330 £513 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.60% +35.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £488 £400
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.25 -
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -

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
893 1061 852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 41.32% 37.29% 34.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 682 577
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 12
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £15.26 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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
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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +22 2 £330 -35.60% 1
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Data Mining
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (40.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) HBase
3 2 (40.00%) Machine Learning
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (40.00%) Scala
3 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Hive
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Statistics
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Neural Network
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (20.00%) Validation

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 2 (40.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Data Mining
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Hive
2 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (40.00%) HBase
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data
3 1 (20.00%) KNIME
3 1 (20.00%) Mahout
3 1 (20.00%) Power BI
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Developer
1 3 (60.00%) SSIS Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Data Scientist
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) DBA
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Cascading
1 1 (20.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Neural Network
1 2 (40.00%) Statistics
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Physics
2 1 (20.00%) Social Network
2 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) ETL
1 2 (40.00%) Machine Learning
1 2 (40.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Actionable Insight
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (40.00%) Scala
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Tableau