Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 102 122
Rank change year-on-year +4 +20 0
Contract jobs citing R 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.22% 0.080% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.53% 0.24% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
North East median daily rate £450 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -4.55% -21.43%
England median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £29.25 £28.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +4.45% +36.59% +16.31%

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 561 424 619
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 41.01% 34.06% 38.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 313 429
North East median daily rate £413 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.79% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £300 £263 £275
90th Percentile £538 £538 £526
England median daily rate £485 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +2.11% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 15
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +105.13%
10th Percentile £36.35 £30.83 £16.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.55 £55.25
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +5.81%

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 25 April 2019. 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 +5 2 - - 2
Northumberland - 1 £450 -
R
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Data Science
2 2 (66.67%) Visualisation
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Economics
2 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 2 (66.67%) Operations Research
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) Physics
2 2 (66.67%) Quantitative Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (66.67%) Tableau
3 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS

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 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Data Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Science
2 2 (66.67%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (66.67%) Economics
2 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) Operations Research
2 2 (66.67%) Physics
2 2 (66.67%) Quantitative Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 2 (66.67%) Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Tableau
2 1 (33.33%) Google