Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 November 2017 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 > South West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 191 187 219
Rank change year-on-year -4 +32 -16
Contract jobs citing R 17 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.30% 0.28% 0.031%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.79% 0.69% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 2
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +26.87% -13.55%
10th Percentile £290 £338 £270
90th Percentile £639 £525 £406
England median daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £24.75 £24.27 £18.88
% change year-on-year +2.00% +28.56% -41.92%

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 South West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2148 2322 2536
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 37.96% 40.60% 38.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1325 1506 1687
South West median daily rate £385 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.21% -2.03% +2.78%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £263
90th Percentile £525 £513 £488
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 139 171
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.90% -1.91% +12.38%
10th Percentile £17.80 £19.80 £26.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.25 £54.90
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +21.95%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing R as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for R in the South West

R
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing R in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for R in the South West

R
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing R in the South West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for R in the South West

R
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the South West region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Wiltshire +1 7 £300 -41.18% 1
Bristol -14 5 £525 +52.17% 1
Devon -7 2 £475 +11.76%
Dorset - 1 £218 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £325 - 2
R
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing R also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for R.

1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) SAS
2 6 (35.29%) Degree
3 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 5 (29.41%) SPSS
3 5 (29.41%) Python
3 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (29.41%) SOA
3 5 (29.41%) Data Migration
3 5 (29.41%) Analytics
3 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (23.53%) Machine Learning
4 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
4 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (23.53%) Statistics
4 4 (23.53%) Marketing
5 3 (17.65%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) ETL
5 3 (17.65%) CHAID
5 3 (17.65%) XML
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
5 3 (17.65%) Predictive Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (17.65%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 6 (35.29%) SAS
2 2 (11.76%) Confluence
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Spark
3 1 (5.88%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (17.65%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 3 (17.65%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.76%) Data Mining
3 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.76%) Snowflake Schema
3 2 (11.76%) Star Schema
3 2 (11.76%) Text Mining
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (5.88%) Apache Zeppelin
4 1 (5.88%) MySQL
4 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.88%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (23.53%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Automotive
3 1 (5.88%) Electronics
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Architect
1 5 (29.41%) Data Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Data Scientist
3 3 (17.65%) Data Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Data Insight Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Insight Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Insight Data Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Data Modeller
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Maximo Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Python Developer
4 1 (5.88%) R Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Data Scientist
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Entity Framework
1 3 (17.65%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) REST
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) WSDL
2 2 (11.76%) XSD
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) Flask
3 1 (5.88%) MLlib
3 1 (5.88%) Regular Expression
3 1 (5.88%) SparkR
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
3 2 (11.76%) NHS
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Analytics
1 5 (29.41%) Data Migration
1 5 (29.41%) Migration
1 5 (29.41%) SOA
2 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
2 4 (23.53%) Machine Learning
2 4 (23.53%) Statistics
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) CHAID
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (17.65%) Direct Marketing
3 3 (17.65%) ETL
3 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
3 3 (17.65%) Predictive Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Data Management
4 2 (11.76%) MODAF
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) AWK
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) VB
3 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.88%) Master's Degree
4 1 (5.88%) PMP
4 1 (5.88%) Postgraduate
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Ambari
1 1 (5.88%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Hortonworks
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) SAP