Period
to 23 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 23 June 2018 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 134 135
Rank change year-on-year +16 +1 +5
Contract jobs citing R 28 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.98% 0.40% 0.063%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.30% 0.96% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 1
East Midlands median daily rate £463 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -16.67% +3.05%
10th Percentile £350 £306 £425
90th Percentile £713 £504 £475
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £23.75 £21.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +10.47% +13.16% -65.45%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,218 1,244 994
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 42.56% 41.48% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 770 792 632
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £275 £260 £226
90th Percentile £525 £500 £475
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 25
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +47.37%
10th Percentile £17.68 £19.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £61.50 £76.75
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +7.79% +10.00%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing R as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for R in the East Midlands

R
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for R in the East Midlands

R
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing R in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for R in the East Midlands

R
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire +27 15 £463 +9.47% 1
Northamptonshire -7 7 £350 +12.00%
Leicestershire +15 6 £675 +92.86%
R
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing R also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for R.

1 23 (82.14%) Python
2 22 (78.57%) Apache Spark
3 21 (75.00%) Big Data
4 20 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (60.71%) ETL
5 17 (60.71%) Data Quality
6 15 (53.57%) Analytics
6 15 (53.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (53.57%) Informatica
6 15 (53.57%) PowerCenter
6 15 (53.57%) Manufacturing
6 15 (53.57%) PLM
6 15 (53.57%) Data Analytics
6 15 (53.57%) Data Engineering
7 9 (32.14%) Hadoop
8 8 (28.57%) Natural Language Processing
8 8 (28.57%) Machine Learning
8 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
8 8 (28.57%) Data Science
9 7 (25.00%) Scala
9 7 (25.00%) Mathematics
9 7 (25.00%) Java
10 6 (21.43%) Neural Network
10 6 (21.43%) Statistics
10 6 (21.43%) Logistic Regression
10 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
10 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
10 6 (21.43%) Visualisation
10 6 (21.43%) Linear Algebra
10 6 (21.43%) Linear Regression

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 22 (78.57%) Apache Spark
2 5 (17.86%) Apache Pig
3 2 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Chatbot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (75.00%) Big Data
2 20 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (53.57%) PowerCenter
4 9 (32.14%) Hadoop
5 5 (17.86%) Apache Hive
6 2 (7.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (53.57%) Manufacturing
2 4 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Data Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Data Scientist
3 6 (21.43%) Senior Data Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Business Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Big Data Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Python Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Architect
6 3 (10.71%) Data Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Informatica Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Agile Business Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Big Data Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Data Analytics Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Data Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Data Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) Natural Language Processing
2 5 (17.86%) Deeplearning4j
2 5 (17.86%) MXNet
2 5 (17.86%) TensorFlow
2 5 (17.86%) Theano
3 1 (3.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) User Experience
3 2 (7.14%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) ETL
2 15 (53.57%) Analytics
2 15 (53.57%) Data Analytics
2 15 (53.57%) Data Engineering
2 15 (53.57%) PLM
2 15 (53.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (28.57%) Data Science
3 8 (28.57%) Machine Learning
4 7 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 6 (21.43%) Linear Algebra
5 6 (21.43%) Linear Regression
5 6 (21.43%) Logistic Regression
5 6 (21.43%) Neural Network
5 6 (21.43%) Statistics
5 6 (21.43%) Visualisation
6 5 (17.86%) Creative Thinking
6 5 (17.86%) CRISP-DM
6 5 (17.86%) Data Management
6 5 (17.86%) Robotic Process Automation
6 5 (17.86%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) Python
2 7 (25.00%) Java
2 7 (25.00%) Scala
3 3 (10.71%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (60.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Informatica
2 5 (17.86%) Alteryx
2 5 (17.86%) RapidMiner
2 5 (17.86%) Tableau