Period
to 23 June 2018

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 23 June 2018 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 104 151
Rank change year-on-year +4 +47 -
Contract jobs citing R 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.47% 0.31% 0.040%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.22% 0.83% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
North East median daily rate £638 £550 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.91% -21.43% -
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £23.75 £21.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +10.47% +13.16% -65.45%

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 490 484 859
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 37.98% 37.40% 34.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 317 538
North East median daily rate £363 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £263 £285 £257
90th Percentile £526 £525 £521
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 32
North East median hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £28.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.63% +43.23% +54.98%
10th Percentile £30.65 £12.58 £16.08
90th Percentile £47.60 £48.55 £36.45
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +7.79% +10.00%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing R in the North East over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 June 2018. 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 - 6 £638 - 1
R
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing R also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North East region with a requirement for R.

1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) Python
1 5 (83.33%) Statistics
1 5 (83.33%) Mathematics
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
1 5 (83.33%) Analytics
2 4 (66.67%) Machine Learning
2 4 (66.67%) Big Data
2 4 (66.67%) IFRS
2 4 (66.67%) IFRS 9
2 4 (66.67%) Master's Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Physics
2 4 (66.67%) Credit Risk
2 4 (66.67%) Stress Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Financial Modelling
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) SAS
2 4 (66.67%) SPSS
2 4 (66.67%) Financial Institution
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Validation
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Spark
4 1 (16.67%) Data Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (16.67%) SFIA
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Data Science

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 4 (66.67%) SAS
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Qualitative Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Quantitative Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Quantitative Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Data Scientist
3 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (66.67%) Credit Risk
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Analytics
1 5 (83.33%) Mathematics
1 5 (83.33%) Statistics
2 4 (66.67%) Financial Modelling
2 4 (66.67%) Machine Learning
2 4 (66.67%) Physics
2 4 (66.67%) Stress Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Validation
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Python
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
1 4 (66.67%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) IFRS
1 4 (66.67%) IFRS 9