Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 131 122 127
Rank change year-on-year -9 +5 +2
Contract jobs citing R 3 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.12% 0.63% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.32% 1.68% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 7
East Midlands median daily rate £488 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +20.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £481 £374 £284
90th Percentile £494 £688 £523
England median daily rate £500 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £28.00 £21.03
% change year-on-year +60.71% +33.14% +21.91%

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 934 1,134 1,200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 37.81% 37.57% 38.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 745 753
East Midlands median daily rate £405 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.87% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £249
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
England median daily rate £478 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +0.53% +11.76% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 13
East Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £39.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.57% +20.77% +76.87%
10th Percentile £12.59 £12.50 £15.85
90th Percentile £49.38 £58.56 £42.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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
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 17 January 2019. 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
Northamptonshire - 2 £488 - 2
R
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Data Science
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Spark
2 2 (66.67%) Tableau
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Data Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (66.67%) Visualisation
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) PhD
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) SAS
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Star Schema
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Lucene
3 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Cluster Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Velocity
3 1 (33.33%) QlikView
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation

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 2 (66.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Neo4j
2 1 (33.33%) OrientDB
2 1 (33.33%) Power BI
2 1 (33.33%) QlikView
2 1 (33.33%) Star Schema
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Data Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Data Scientist
1 1 (33.33%) SAS Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) SAS Data Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Tika
1 1 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (33.33%) Lucene
1 1 (33.33%) TinkerPop
1 1 (33.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Data Science
2 2 (66.67%) Data Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Cluster Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Data Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Data Munging
3 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Data-Driven Decision Making
3 1 (33.33%) Decision-Making
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
3 1 (33.33%) MapReduce
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PhD
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Tableau
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) RapidMiner