Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 25 November 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 - 76
Rank change year-on-year - +76 -
Contract jobs citing R 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.45% - 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.30% - 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Lancashire median daily rate £1,050 - £290
North West median daily rate £500 £463 £650
% change year-on-year +8.11% -28.85% +126.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £17.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year - +45.83% -

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 Lancashire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 154 251 328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 34.30% 39.53% 35.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 173 214
Lancashire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £206
90th Percentile £615 £480 £535
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 25 25
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £39.75 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.92% +7.43% +17.83%
10th Percentile £37.00 £14.35 £31.45
90th Percentile £50.83 £42.50 £47.33
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +40.35% -24.00% +25.00%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing R as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for R in Lancashire

R
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing R in Lancashire.

Contractor daily rate trend for R in Lancashire

R
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 25 November 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
Blackpool - 2 £1,050 -
R
North West

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for R.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) IT Governance
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Product Management
1 2 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 2 (100.00%) Business Process Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Data Visualisation
1 2 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
1 2 (100.00%) SFIA
1 2 (100.00%) Service Design
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Customer-Centricity

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Business Process Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Visualisation
1 2 (100.00%) IT Governance
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Product Management
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Service Design
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) SFIA
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Visualisation
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification