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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing R 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.48% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.30% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £650 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £525
% change year-on-year +2.77% -14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

R is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 308 296 355
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 37.15% 34.91% 38.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 205 294
Median daily rate £394 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 4
Median hourly rate £48.50 £39.00 £36.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.35% +7.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.85 £29.40 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.10 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing R as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Statistics
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Stata
4 1 (16.67%) Postgraduate
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) SAS
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
4 1 (16.67%) Big Data
4 1 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) Time Series Analysis

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 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Stata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) R Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Scientist
2 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning Scientist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft