The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
R
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing R 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.47% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.47% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £475 £600
% change year-on-year -6.57% -20.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year -5.26% -  

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 Cardiff with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 144 212 116
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 42.35% 50.84% 44.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 149 86
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £432 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 3
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.81 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.57% -39.03%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

R
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing R in Cardiff over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for R in Cardiff

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for R.

1 4 (80.00%) Big Data
2 3 (60.00%) Cloudera
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (60.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (60.00%) Teradata
2 3 (60.00%) MapReduce
2 3 (60.00%) HBase
2 3 (60.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (60.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (60.00%) User Experience
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Stata
3 2 (40.00%) Statistics
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (40.00%) SAS
3 2 (40.00%) Postgraduate
4 1 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (20.00%) Time Series Analysis

R
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 3 (60.00%) Apache Spark
1 3 (60.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (40.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Stata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Big Data
2 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (60.00%) HBase
2 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Data Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Data Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Scala Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Statistical Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Statistical Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Analytics
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analytics
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MapReduce
2 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (40.00%) Statistics
3 1 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (20.00%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cloudera
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) SAP
1 3 (60.00%) Teradata