Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 12 December 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
England > North East
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 - 123
Rank change year-on-year - +123 -
Contract jobs citing R 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.16% - 0.098%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.51% - 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
North East median daily rate £425 - £650
10th Percentile £413 - £625
90th Percentile £438 - £675
England median daily rate £514 £480 £500
% change year-on-year +6.98% -3.95% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £28.00 £24.27 £18.25
% change year-on-year +15.39% +32.96% -43.85%

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 North East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 389 1003 732
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 31.96% 38.67% 35.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 699 486
North East median daily rate £388 £350 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -9.39% +10.36%
10th Percentile £275 £260 £258
90th Percentile £543 £507 £550
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 24
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £30.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.34% +57.69% -29.09%
10th Percentile £26.40 £20.13 £12.83
90th Percentile £48.70 £45.38 £38.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £38.63 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.56% +3.00% +17.19%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing R as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for R in the North East

R
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for R in the North East

R
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the North East region over the 6 months to 12 December 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
Tyne and Wear - 2 £425 -
R
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 North East region with a requirement for R.

1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) Informatica
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) HBase
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) Data Reconciliation
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Coaching
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (100.00%) Data Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Collaborative Working

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 2 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) HBase
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Data Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Data Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Coaching
1 2 (100.00%) Collaborative Working
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Data Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Data Reconciliation
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Informatica