Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 18 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 106 104
Rank change year-on-year -11 -2 +6
Contract jobs citing R 5 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.25% 0.35% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.63% 0.91% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Bristol median daily rate £525 £345 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.17% +2.99% -21.18%
10th Percentile £473 £318 £270
90th Percentile £668 £353 £406
South West median daily rate £475 £425 £335
% change year-on-year +11.76% +26.87% -13.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

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 Bristol with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 797 656 657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 40.64% 37.72% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 466 529
Bristol median daily rate £375 £353 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% -6.00% -
10th Percentile £273 £263 £272
90th Percentile £488 £500 £488
South West median daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +6.21% -2.03% +4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 15
Bristol median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +5.56% -17.24%
10th Percentile £13.68 £25.74 £11.90
90th Percentile £53.65 £50.44 £60.10
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year +6.67% -4.46% +12.14%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for R in Bristol

R
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for R in Bristol

R
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing R in Bristol over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for R in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 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 Bristol region with a requirement for R.

1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (60.00%) SOA
3 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (60.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (60.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (60.00%) Predictive Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 3 (60.00%) Data Quality
3 3 (60.00%) Machine Learning
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) SAS
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (20.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 3 (60.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon Aurora
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) Pentaho
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Data Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Python Developer
3 1 (20.00%) R Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (60.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Machine Learning
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Predictive Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (20.00%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft