Period
to 15 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 15 July 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 > Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 187 200
Rank change year-on-year -2 +13 +9
Contract jobs citing R 16 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.32% 0.023% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.71% 0.054% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 9
Yorkshire median daily rate £463 £425 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% -39.29% +79.49%
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £23.75 £22.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +7.95% +15.79% -36.67%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,265 1,836 2,575
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 45.08% 42.76% 44.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,565 1,270 1,787
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £300 £285 £285
90th Percentile £538 £531 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 14 40
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +92.00% -46.43%
10th Percentile £17.42 £17.50 £12.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £43.38 £42.28
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.13 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.91% +9.67% +7.14%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for R in Yorkshire

R
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for R in Yorkshire

R
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing R in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for R in Yorkshire

R
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 15 July 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 Yorkshire +4 11 £415 -2.35% 3
West Yorkshire -8 4 £475 +11.76% 5
R
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for R.

1 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 12 (75.00%) Python
3 8 (50.00%) SAS
4 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (37.50%) Oracle
5 5 (31.25%) PL/SQL
5 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (31.25%) Toad
5 5 (31.25%) QlikView
5 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (31.25%) Hadoop
5 5 (31.25%) Tableau
5 5 (31.25%) Analytics
5 5 (31.25%) Data Science
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
6 4 (25.00%) ETL
6 4 (25.00%) Finance
7 3 (18.75%) NHS
7 3 (18.75%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (18.75%) OO
7 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
7 3 (18.75%) HTML
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
7 3 (18.75%) CSS
7 3 (18.75%) jQuery
7 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
7 3 (18.75%) Ruby
7 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (18.75%) TDD
7 3 (18.75%) Ruby on Rails

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (50.00%) SAS
2 3 (18.75%) Apache Spark
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (6.25%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (31.25%) Hadoop
1 5 (31.25%) QlikView
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (18.75%) Apache Hive
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
4 2 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (12.50%) HBase
4 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (6.25%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (6.25%) Big Data
5 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Impala
5 1 (6.25%) MySQL
5 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (6.25%) Spotfire
5 1 (6.25%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Toad
2 3 (18.75%) Capybara
2 3 (18.75%) RSpec
3 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Law
3 1 (6.25%) Private Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Data Scientist
3 3 (18.75%) ETL Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Ruby Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Data Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Manager
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Hadoop Developer
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) CSS
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
1 3 (18.75%) jQuery
1 3 (18.75%) Ruby on Rails
1 3 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (12.50%) Anaconda
2 2 (12.50%) Kafka
3 1 (6.25%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (18.75%) NHS
2 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Unix
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (31.25%) Analytics
2 5 (31.25%) Data Science
3 4 (25.00%) ETL
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) OO
4 3 (18.75%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Analytics
4 3 (18.75%) TDD
4 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
4 3 (18.75%) Visualisation
5 2 (12.50%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) DevOps
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 2 (12.50%) Statistics
5 2 (12.50%) Web Development
6 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
6 1 (6.25%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 12 (75.00%) Python
3 5 (31.25%) PL/SQL
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) Ruby
5 2 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
6 1 (6.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) GCP
2 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Ambari
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) Tableau
3 1 (6.25%) Alteryx
3 1 (6.25%) Datameer
3 1 (6.25%) Google
3 1 (6.25%) Hortonworks
3 1 (6.25%) MapR
3 1 (6.25%) Talend
3 1 (6.25%) Teradata