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 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 Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing R 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.31% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.92% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 Cardiff with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 109 154 162
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 33.96% 53.29% 48.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 111 126
Median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.56 £16.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +111.32% +1.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £14.11 £15.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £19.01 £17.50
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 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

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 Cardiff region with a requirement for R.

1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Big Data
1 4 (66.67%) Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (50.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 3 (50.00%) User Experience
2 3 (50.00%) Cloudera
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) MapReduce
2 3 (50.00%) HBase
2 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Teradata
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Stata
3 2 (33.33%) SAS
3 2 (33.33%) Postgraduate
3 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (33.33%) Statistics
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Time Series Analysis

R
Co-occurring 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 (50.00%) Apache Spark
1 3 (50.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Stata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Big Data
2 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (50.00%) HBase
2 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Data Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Data Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Scala Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Statistical Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Analytics
1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 3 (50.00%) MapReduce
3 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (33.33%) Statistics
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Time Series Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cloudera
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) SAP
1 3 (50.00%) Teradata