Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 131 122
Rank change year-on-year +3 -9 +19
Contract jobs citing R 18 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.57% 0.49% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.54% 1.36% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 14
East Midlands median daily rate £501 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.47% +15.38% -40.91%
10th Percentile £368 £277 £264
90th Percentile £688 £473 £442
England median daily rate £516 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +8.68% -5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £18.25
England median hourly rate £28.00 £24.27 £18.25
% change year-on-year +15.39% +32.96% -43.85%

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 1170 1174 1081
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 36.76% 35.97% 34.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 752 743 677
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +6.87%
10th Percentile £263 £251 £225
90th Percentile £538 £538 £480
England median daily rate £465 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +9.41% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 13 29
East Midlands median hourly rate £39.25 £37.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.67% +105.48% -47.86%
10th Percentile £12.50 £15.85 £11.00
90th Percentile £58.56 £43.65 £42.55
England median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +18.53%

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 16 December 2017.

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 16 December 2017. 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 -6 6 £375 -9.09% 2
Lincolnshire 0 3 £501 -
Leicestershire - 3 £625 -
Nottinghamshire +3 2 - -
R
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for R.

1 14 (77.78%) Python
2 10 (55.56%) Machine Learning
3 8 (44.44%) Mathematics
4 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (33.33%) SQL
5 6 (33.33%) Apache Hive
5 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (27.78%) Big Data
6 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
6 5 (27.78%) Analytics
6 5 (27.78%) .NET
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
7 4 (22.22%) SAS
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (22.22%) C#
7 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
7 4 (22.22%) Finance
7 4 (22.22%) MATLAB
7 4 (22.22%) Tableau
7 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (22.22%) LINQ
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (22.22%) Apache Spark
7 4 (22.22%) Dapper ORM
7 4 (22.22%) Power BI
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (16.67%) SDLC

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 4 (22.22%) Apache Spark
1 4 (22.22%) SAS
2 2 (11.11%) Jupyter
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SPSS
2 1 (5.56%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) Azure Machine Learning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Apache Hive
2 5 (27.78%) Big Data
3 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 4 (22.22%) Power BI
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (16.67%) Redis
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (11.11%) Data Mining
5 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Automotive
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Data Scientist
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) SSIS Developer
3 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Data Scientist
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Machine Learning Scientist
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Solutions Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Solutions Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Data Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Data Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Machine Learning Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) Dapper ORM
2 4 (22.22%) LINQ
3 3 (16.67%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (11.11%) Deeplearning4j
4 2 (11.11%) MXNet
4 2 (11.11%) TensorFlow
4 2 (11.11%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.56%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Machine Learning
2 8 (44.44%) Mathematics
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) Analytics
5 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (16.67%) Multithreading
6 3 (16.67%) SDLC
6 3 (16.67%) TDD
6 3 (16.67%) Visualisation
7 2 (11.11%) Analytical Thinking
7 2 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (11.11%) Innovative Thinking
7 2 (11.11%) Line Management
7 2 (11.11%) Linear Algebra
7 2 (11.11%) Linear Regression
7 2 (11.11%) Scorecard
7 2 (11.11%) Scorecard Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) Python
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) C#
3 4 (22.22%) MATLAB
4 2 (11.11%) Scala
5 1 (5.56%) C++
5 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Tableau
3 2 (11.11%) Twitter
4 1 (5.56%) SAP