Period
to 3 June 2020

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 3 June 2020 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
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 79 121 118
Rank change year-on-year +42 -3 +20
Contract jobs citing R 2 5 31
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.19% 0.24% 1.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.58% 0.63% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 24
Median daily rate £450 £513 £461
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.20% +11.11% +23.00%
10th Percentile £425 £489 £350
90th Percentile £475 £611 £713
England median daily rate £550 £535 £525
% change year-on-year +2.80% +1.90% +6.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £36.75 £20.96 £23.75
% change year-on-year +75.38% -11.77% +15.85%

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 347 798 1,211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 33.46% 38.87% 41.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 558 762
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £280 £279 £269
90th Percentile £522 £550 £525
England median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 20
Median hourly rate £47.50 £35.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.80% -16.47% +6.25%
10th Percentile £35.60 £15.37 £14.68
90th Percentile £51.70 £48.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -18.60% +4.88% -1.20%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing R as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing R in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend 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 3 June 2020. 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
Leicestershire +17 1 £450 -12.20%
R
England

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, 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 2 (100.00%) Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) AWS
2 1 (50.00%) NumPy
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Data Quality

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 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Azure
2 1 (50.00%) AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Data Lake
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (50.00%) Law
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Data Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
1 1 (50.00%) NumPy
1 1 (50.00%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Public Cloud
1 1 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Data Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Flume
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Databricks