The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 26 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 East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 63 -
Rank change year-on-year -27 -  
Contract jobs citing R 1 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.097% 1.17% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.25% 3.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 0
Median daily rate £150 £455 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -67.03% -  
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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 398 304 428
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 38.57% 32.37% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 151 231
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 10
Median hourly rate £55.00 £38.75 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.93% +38.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £37.50 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

R
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for R in Buckinghamshire

R
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Marlow - 1 £150 -
R
South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for R.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VBA
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Data Extraction
1 3 (100.00%) PowerPivot
1 3 (100.00%) Dashboard Development

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) PowerPivot
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Data Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Excel Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Report Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Dashboard Development
1 3 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Data Extraction
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft