Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 133 145
Rank change year-on-year +7 +12 -16
Contract jobs citing R 6 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.22% 0.55% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.57% 1.44% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 5
East Midlands median daily rate £700 £501 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.86% +33.47% +15.38%
10th Percentile £465 £368 £277
90th Percentile £725 £688 £473
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £24.75 £24.27
% change year-on-year +81.82% +2.00% +15.38%

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 1,045 1,178 1,215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 38.80% 37.89% 36.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 710 763 791
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 17
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% +108.33%
10th Percentile £16.03 £12.95 £13.15
90th Percentile £48.88 £59.13 £76.75
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +1.35%

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 12 November 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 12 November 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
Northamptonshire - 3 £425 - 3
Leicestershire +7 2 £700 +12.00% 1
R
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 6 (100.00%) Data Science
2 5 (83.33%) Hadoop
2 5 (83.33%) Machine Learning
2 5 (83.33%) Apache Spark
2 5 (83.33%) Python
3 4 (66.67%) Artificial Intelligence
3 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
3 4 (66.67%) Natural Language Processing
3 4 (66.67%) Scala
3 4 (66.67%) Deep Learning
4 3 (50.00%) MapReduce
4 3 (50.00%) Visualisation
4 3 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (33.33%) Perl
5 2 (33.33%) Neural Network
5 2 (33.33%) Logistics
5 2 (33.33%) Retail
5 2 (33.33%) PhD
5 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
5 2 (33.33%) Statistics
5 2 (33.33%) Logistic Regression
5 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Spring
5 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (33.33%) Open Source
5 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell

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 5 (83.33%) Apache Spark
2 2 (33.33%) Apache Pig
3 1 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Hadoop
2 2 (33.33%) Apache Hive
2 2 (33.33%) Big Data
2 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (16.67%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Neo4j
3 1 (16.67%) OrientDB
3 1 (16.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Data Scientist
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SAS Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SAS Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (33.33%) Caffe
2 2 (33.33%) Deeplearning4j
2 2 (33.33%) MXNet
2 2 (33.33%) Spring
2 2 (33.33%) TensorFlow
2 2 (33.33%) Theano
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Tika
3 1 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (16.67%) Lucene
3 1 (16.67%) TinkerPop
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Data Science
2 5 (83.33%) Machine Learning
3 4 (66.67%) Artificial Intelligence
3 4 (66.67%) Deep Learning
3 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
4 3 (50.00%) MapReduce
4 3 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 3 (50.00%) Visualisation
5 2 (33.33%) Analytics
5 2 (33.33%) Computer Vision
5 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (33.33%) Information Retrieval
5 2 (33.33%) Linear Algebra
5 2 (33.33%) Linear Regression
5 2 (33.33%) Logistic Regression
5 2 (33.33%) Logistics
5 2 (33.33%) Neural Network
5 2 (33.33%) Open Source
5 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (33.33%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) Scala
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) PhD
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) RapidMiner
1 1 (16.67%) Tableau