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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 27 May 2022 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
27 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 87 71 78
Rank change year-on-year -16 +7 +42
Contract jobs citing R 5 4 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.36% 0.41% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.31% 1.42% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
10th Percentile £312 - -
25th Percentile £314 £305 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £333 £310 £450
Median % change year-on-year +7.26% -31.11% -12.20%
75th Percentile £353 £315 £475
90th Percentile £357 - -
England median daily rate £525 £525 £550
% change year-on-year - -4.55% +2.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £26.25 £31.75
% change year-on-year +42.86% -17.32% +51.52%

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 381 282 361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 27.16% 29.01% 33.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 204 222
10th Percentile £313 £213 £273
25th Percentile £360 £312 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £375 £400
Median % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -
75th Percentile £500 £438 £475
90th Percentile £569 £485 £520
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 6
10th Percentile £18.92 £15.28 £35.50
25th Percentile £20.25 £21.38 £38.56
Median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £47.83
Median % change year-on-year +1.45% -27.86% +32.85%
75th Percentile - £47.50 £49.31
90th Percentile - - £52.25
England median hourly rate £50.77 £42.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year +19.46% -2.30% -2.25%

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 27 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Northamptonshire - 4 £333 - 3
Leicestershire -12 1 - - 1
R
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2022, 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 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Impala
3 2 (40.00%) Decision Tree
3 2 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) Snowflake Schema
3 2 (40.00%) AS400
3 2 (40.00%) Agile
3 2 (40.00%) Logistic Regression
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) PhD
4 1 (20.00%) Model Validation
4 1 (20.00%) PySpark
4 1 (20.00%) Data Science
4 1 (20.00%) Law

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (40.00%) Impala
1 2 (40.00%) Snowflake Schema
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Data Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Data Scientist
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) AS400
1 2 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Agile
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Decision Tree
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Logistic Regression
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Data Science
3 1 (20.00%) Model Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) CA Agile Central