Period
to 23 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 145 116
Contract jobs citing R 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East - 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.44% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
North East median daily rate - £550 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -21.43% -
England median daily rate £513 £495 £500
% change year-on-year +3.54% -1.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.27 £18.25
% change year-on-year +3.03% +32.96% -

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 407 911 723
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 32.10% 39.89% 37.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 660 469
North East median daily rate £378 £355 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.34% -5.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £265
90th Percentile £538 £525 £550
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 20
North East median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +92.31% -29.09%
10th Percentile £30.00 £13.79 £12.98
90th Percentile £45.50 £55.25 £28.08
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +12.78%

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