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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
R
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank - 100 -
Contract jobs citing R 0 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire - 0.52% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Median daily rate - £650 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £475 £600
% change year-on-year -6.57% -20.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year -5.26% -  

R is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 630 795 789
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 46.98% 41.11% 43.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 553 512
Median daily rate £400 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 13
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.54% -61.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

R
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing R as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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
Top 11 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014

R
Top Related 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Developer
1 2 (100.00%) SSIS Developer
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft