Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for R skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited R over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

R
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 167 171
Rank change year-on-year +7 +4 +12
Contract jobs citing R 2 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.049% 0.094% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.17% 0.33% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 6
Berkshire median daily rate - £425 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +42.86% -50.42%
South East median daily rate £425 £375 £500
% change year-on-year +13.33% -25.00% +32.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £16.25
South East median hourly rate £19.34 £47.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year -59.28% +192.31% -50.00%

R is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1152 1195 1218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 28.46% 28.07% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 689 749
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £288 £275 £250
90th Percentile £538 £538 £501
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 36 43
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -16.22% +13.85%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.25 £16.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.13 £54.74
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing R as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for R in Berkshire

R
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing R in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for R in Berkshire

R
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing R in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for R in Berkshire

R
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 1 - - 2
Wokingham - 1 - - 1
R
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for R.

1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Economics
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) QlikView
1 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Tableau
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Data-Driven Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
1 1 (50.00%) Power BI
1 1 (50.00%) Actionable Insight
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SPSS
1 1 (50.00%) Internet

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (50.00%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Power BI
1 1 (50.00%) QlikView
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Campaign Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Actionable Insight
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
1 1 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Data-Driven Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Economics
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Tableau