Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 112 123 138
Rank change year-on-year +11 +15 +4
Contract jobs citing R 6 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.30% 0.79% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.76% 1.85% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 8
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £463 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.51% -0.05% -
10th Percentile £351 £350 £400
90th Percentile £519 £718 £544
England median daily rate £544 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +3.61% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.00 £22.25 £28.25
% change year-on-year -1.12% -21.24% +37.80%

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 792 1,186 1,217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 38.96% 42.52% 38.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 806 797
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £288 £269
90th Percentile £550 £525 £524
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 27
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £42.25 £48.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.51% -11.98% +17.79%
10th Percentile £23.13 £16.70 £20.60
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.88 £64.50
England median hourly rate £44.53 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.03% +5.00% +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
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 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 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
Nottinghamshire - 3 £375 - 1
Derbyshire +4 1 £513 +10.81% 1
Leicestershire -6 1 £513 -24.07% 1
R
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 6 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (33.33%) Machine Learning
3 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Core
3 2 (33.33%) Data Science
4 1 (16.67%) Personalization
4 1 (16.67%) A/B Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Data Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
4 1 (16.67%) Customer Insight
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Deep Learning
4 1 (16.67%) Docker
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Spark
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Predictive Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (16.67%) SAS
4 1 (16.67%) B2C

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 (16.67%) Apache Spark
1 1 (16.67%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Miner
General
1 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Data Insight Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Data Scientist
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Insight Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Insight Data Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Core
1 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Science
1 2 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 1 (16.67%) A/B Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) B2C
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Insight
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Data Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Deep Learning
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Personalization
2 1 (16.67%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Google