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 3 months to 22 June 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 / Yorkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 146 141
Contract jobs citing R 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire - 0.036% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.079% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £525
% change year-on-year +5.55% -14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 849 1272 1184
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 42.20% 45.56% 40.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 894 801
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 15
Median hourly rate £40.00 £19.30 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.30% -44.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £13.13 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.65 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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