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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 49 45
Contract jobs citing R 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 0.47% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.16% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £675 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £500 £600
% change year-on-year -11.25% -16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year -5.26% -  

R is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 62 173 144
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 30.85% 41.00% 36.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 107 94
Median daily rate £325 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £630 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 9
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £45.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.40% -9.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.40 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £47.33 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing R as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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