Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 21 October 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 84 96
Rank change year-on-year -15 +12 -
Contract jobs citing R 14 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.87% 0.70% 0.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.00% 1.80% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
Wales median daily rate £445 £500 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.00% +86.92% -
10th Percentile £345 £216 £155
90th Percentile £550 £540 £423
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Wales median hourly rate £18.87 - £20.50
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £28.00 £21.03
% change year-on-year -21.43% +33.14% -17.58%

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 Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 699 444 585
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 43.66% 38.91% 42.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 307 390
Wales median daily rate £415 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £213
90th Percentile £565 £538 £562
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 15
Wales median hourly rate £18.87 £18.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.00% -66.36% +175.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.95 £14.40
90th Percentile £23.49 £38.55 £77.50
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +2.74%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing R as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for R in Wales

R
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for R in Wales

R
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing R in Wales over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for R in Wales

R
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing R in Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for R in Wales

R
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the Wales region over the 6 months to 21 October 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
South Wales -22 14 £445 -11.00% 1
R
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 Wales region with a requirement for R.

1 11 (78.57%) Python
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) Hadoop
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (42.86%) Big Data
3 6 (42.86%) Cloudera
4 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (35.71%) Data Science
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) Data Management
5 4 (28.57%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) Kubernetes
5 4 (28.57%) Apache Hive
5 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
6 3 (21.43%) Visualisation
6 3 (21.43%) PaaS
6 3 (21.43%) Puppet
6 3 (21.43%) Statistical Modelling
6 3 (21.43%) Hortonworks
6 3 (21.43%) IaaS
6 3 (21.43%) Artifactory
6 3 (21.43%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (21.43%) Machine Learning
6 3 (21.43%) Vagrant
6 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (21.43%) Ansible

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 2 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) Apache Spark
1 2 (14.29%) Confluence
1 2 (14.29%) SAS
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Pig
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (21.43%) IaaS
2 3 (21.43%) PaaS
3 2 (14.29%) NuGet
3 2 (14.29%) Serverless
3 2 (14.29%) Slack
3 2 (14.29%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) SSH
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 2 (14.29%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Big Data
1 6 (42.86%) Hadoop
2 4 (28.57%) Apache Hive
3 2 (14.29%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (14.29%) MySQL
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.14%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (21.43%) Artifactory
2 3 (21.43%) JIRA
2 3 (21.43%) Maven
2 3 (21.43%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (21.43%) Vagrant
3 1 (7.14%) ER Studio
3 1 (7.14%) ERwin
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Data Architect
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) AWS Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) AWS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Big Data Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Business Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Scientist
4 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Statistical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (14.29%) LDAP
1 2 (14.29%) OAuth
1 2 (14.29%) Stripes Framework
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Commons
2 1 (7.14%) JSON
2 1 (7.14%) Spring
2 1 (7.14%) Struts
2 1 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Exalogic
3 1 (7.14%) Reference Data
3 1 (7.14%) Social Media
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Data Science
3 4 (28.57%) Artificial Intelligence
3 4 (28.57%) Data Management
4 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
4 3 (21.43%) ETL
4 3 (21.43%) Machine Learning
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) Statistical Modelling
4 3 (21.43%) Storage Management
4 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
4 3 (21.43%) Visualisation
5 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 2 (14.29%) DevOps
5 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 2 (14.29%) Server Hardening
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Wardley Maps
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Python
2 6 (42.86%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 2 (14.29%) Perl
5 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 1 (7.14%) C#
6 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
6 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 1 (7.14%) Scala
6 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (7.14%) PhD
2 1 (7.14%) Postgraduate
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Docker
2 2 (14.29%) iptables
2 2 (14.29%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Kubernetes
2 3 (21.43%) Ansible
2 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (21.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Cloudera
2 3 (21.43%) Hortonworks
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Google
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 2 (14.29%) Remedy
4 1 (7.14%) Alibaba
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft