Period
to 23 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 90 -
Rank change year-on-year -9 - -
Contract jobs citing R 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.50% 0.16% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.24% 0.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 0
North East median daily rate £650 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.94% - -
England median daily rate £510 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.00 £34.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -36.23% +68.29% -31.67%

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 482 386 1,105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 40.10% 31.69% 37.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 242 726
North East median daily rate £377 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.06% +6.62% -9.33%
10th Percentile £264 £269 £253
90th Percentile £541 £525 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 45
North East median hourly rate £31.00 £45.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.11% +38.46% +75.96%
10th Percentile £27.75 £22.65 £18.35
90th Percentile £35.00 £51.13 £36.74
England median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.63% +6.67% +2.74%

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 September 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 September 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 -2 6 £650 +52.94% 2
R
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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%) SAS
1 5 (83.33%) SPSS
1 5 (83.33%) Financial Institution
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
1 5 (83.33%) Validation
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
1 5 (83.33%) Mathematics
1 5 (83.33%) Physics
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
1 5 (83.33%) Statistics
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
1 5 (83.33%) Financial Modelling
1 5 (83.33%) Credit Risk
1 5 (83.33%) Stress Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Analytics
1 5 (83.33%) IFRS
1 5 (83.33%) IFRS 9
1 5 (83.33%) Master's Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Machine Learning
2 4 (66.67%) Big Data
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber

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 5 (83.33%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
1 5 (83.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) 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%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
1 5 (83.33%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Analytics
1 5 (83.33%) Financial Modelling
1 5 (83.33%) Mathematics
1 5 (83.33%) Physics
1 5 (83.33%) Statistics
1 5 (83.33%) Stress Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Validation
2 4 (66.67%) Machine Learning
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Python
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
1 5 (83.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) IFRS
1 5 (83.33%) IFRS 9