Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 24 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 172 178
Rank change year-on-year +23 +6 -26
Contract jobs citing R 11 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.36% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.88% 0.44% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 4
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £330 £594
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.79% -44.42% +39.71%
10th Percentile £413 £325 £525
90th Percentile £545 £377 £673
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £550
% change year-on-year -5.56% -18.18% +29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1254 1599 1776
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 41.33% 44.69% 39.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 946 1113 1195
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.96% +8.00%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £269
90th Percentile £525 £525 £513
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £358
% change year-on-year - +11.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 27
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.30% -30.77% -40.00%
10th Percentile £35.50 £12.90 £12.98
90th Percentile £40.20 £32.50 £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £14.87 £19.50
% change year-on-year +169.09% -23.77% -22.00%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for R in West Yorkshire

R
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for R in West Yorkshire

R
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing R in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for R in West Yorkshire

R
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 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
Leeds +18 11 £425 +28.79% 4
R
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for R.

1 9 (81.82%) Python
2 8 (72.73%) Apache Spark
3 5 (45.45%) Machine Learning
4 4 (36.36%) Big Data
4 4 (36.36%) Apache Hive
4 4 (36.36%) Bayesian Methods
4 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
4 4 (36.36%) Hadoop
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (27.27%) Data Management
5 3 (27.27%) Analytics
6 2 (18.18%) Datameer
6 2 (18.18%) Deep Learning
6 2 (18.18%) Data Reconciliation
6 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
6 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 2 (18.18%) Coaching
6 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
6 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
6 2 (18.18%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (18.18%) Tableau
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (18.18%) HBase
6 2 (18.18%) Linear Regression
6 2 (18.18%) Data Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) Decision Tree
6 2 (18.18%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (18.18%) Retail
6 2 (18.18%) Neural Network

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 8 (72.73%) Apache Spark
2 2 (18.18%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Apache Hive
1 4 (36.36%) Big Data
1 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (36.36%) Hadoop
2 2 (18.18%) HBase
2 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Data Scientist
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Data Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Data Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Machine Learning Scientist
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Data Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
1 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (9.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Machine Learning
2 4 (36.36%) Bayesian Methods
2 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Analytics
3 3 (27.27%) Data Management
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Coaching
4 2 (18.18%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Data Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Data Reconciliation
4 2 (18.18%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (18.18%) Decision Tree
4 2 (18.18%) Deep Learning
4 2 (18.18%) Linear Regression
4 2 (18.18%) Logistic Regression
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) Neural Network
4 2 (18.18%) Time Management
4 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Python
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Scala
3 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Datameer
1 2 (18.18%) Informatica
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) Tableau
2 1 (9.09%) Facebook
2 1 (9.09%) Twitter