The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
R
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank - 68 -
Contract jobs citing R 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes - 0.27% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £475 £600
% change year-on-year -6.57% -20.83%  
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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 177 272 253
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 24.02% 36.17% 30.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 159 143
Median daily rate £365 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.80% +14.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £299 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.91%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

R
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for R in Milton Keynes

R
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for R.

1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Quantitative Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
3 1 (33.33%) Deep Learning
3 1 (33.33%) Pandas
3 1 (33.33%) scikit-learn
3 1 (33.33%) Theano
3 1 (33.33%) XGBoost
3 1 (33.33%) Keras
3 1 (33.33%) Torch

R
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modeller
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Keras
1 1 (33.33%) Pandas
1 1 (33.33%) scikit-learn
1 1 (33.33%) Theano
1 1 (33.33%) Torch
1 1 (33.33%) XGBoost
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Deep Learning
2 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Quantitative Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree