Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 102 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 - +128
Contract jobs citing R 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.61% 0.16% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.62% 0.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
North East median daily rate £650 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.94% - -
England median daily rate £500 £513 £475
% change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £46.25 £28.00 £24.27
% change year-on-year +65.18% +15.39% +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 493 391 1,010
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 37.43% 31.79% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 267 710
North East median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -9.68%
10th Percentile £287 £275 £260
90th Percentile £547 £543 £506
England median daily rate £475 £465 £425
% change year-on-year +2.15% +9.41% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 26
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £32.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +30.46% +67.06%
10th Percentile £25.68 £24.60 £20.13
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.00 £54.50
England median hourly rate £42.19 £40.00 £39.37
% change year-on-year +5.48% +1.60% +4.99%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +8 7 £650 +52.94% 1
Durham - 1 £500 -
R
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) Statistics
2 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 7 (87.50%) Mathematics
2 7 (87.50%) Physics
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Validation
3 4 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (50.00%) SAS
3 4 (50.00%) SPSS
3 4 (50.00%) Financial Institution
3 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 4 (50.00%) Credit Risk
3 4 (50.00%) Stress Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Financial Modelling
3 4 (50.00%) Analytics
3 4 (50.00%) IFRS
3 4 (50.00%) IFRS 9
3 4 (50.00%) Master's Degree
3 4 (50.00%) Data Science
4 3 (37.50%) Visualisation
4 3 (37.50%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (37.50%) Tableau
4 3 (37.50%) Machine Learning
4 3 (37.50%) Big Data
4 3 (37.50%) Economics
4 3 (37.50%) Operations Research
4 3 (37.50%) Quantitative Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills

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 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Qualitative Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Quantitative Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Quantitative Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Scientist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Statistics
2 7 (87.50%) Mathematics
2 7 (87.50%) Physics
3 4 (50.00%) Analytics
3 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (50.00%) Data Science
3 4 (50.00%) Financial Modelling
3 4 (50.00%) Stress Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Validation
4 3 (37.50%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (37.50%) Economics
4 3 (37.50%) Machine Learning
4 3 (37.50%) Operations Research
4 3 (37.50%) Quantitative Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Visualisation
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) IFRS
1 4 (50.00%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Tableau