Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 19 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 137 154
Rank change year-on-year +13 +17 -
Contract jobs citing R 10 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.45% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.94% 0.46% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 4
Leeds median daily rate £425 £330 £594
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.79% -44.42% -
10th Percentile £413 £325 £525
90th Percentile £548 £377 £673
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £330 £550
% change year-on-year +28.79% -40.00% +29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Leeds with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1063 1301 1337
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 47.86% 49.73% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 825 920 953
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £300 £296 £275
90th Percentile £525 £538 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 14
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.30% -28.00% -42.31%
10th Percentile £39.60 £12.90 £14.13
90th Percentile £40.40 £32.50 £43.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +196.30% -30.77% -18.75%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for R in Leeds

R
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for R in Leeds

R
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing R in Leeds over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for R in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 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 Leeds region with a requirement for R.

1 8 (80.00%) Python
2 7 (70.00%) Apache Spark
3 4 (40.00%) Machine Learning
3 4 (40.00%) Big Data
3 4 (40.00%) Hadoop
3 4 (40.00%) Apache Hive
3 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (30.00%) Analytics
4 3 (30.00%) Data Management
4 3 (30.00%) Bayesian Methods
5 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (20.00%) Coaching
5 2 (20.00%) Data Reconciliation
5 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (20.00%) Datameer
5 2 (20.00%) Data Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Decision Tree
5 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (20.00%) ETL
5 2 (20.00%) SAS
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) Unix
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Informatica
5 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (20.00%) Finance

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 7 (70.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (20.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Apache Hive
1 4 (40.00%) Big Data
1 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (40.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (20.00%) HBase
2 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Data Scientist
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Data Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Data Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Machine Learning Scientist
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Data Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (10.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (40.00%) Machine Learning
2 3 (30.00%) Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) Bayesian Methods
2 3 (30.00%) Data Management
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Coaching
3 2 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Data Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) Data Reconciliation
3 2 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (20.00%) Decision Tree
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (20.00%) Neural Network
3 2 (20.00%) Time Management
3 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (10.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Datameer
1 2 (20.00%) Informatica
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) Tableau
2 1 (10.00%) Facebook
2 1 (10.00%) Twitter