Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 190 206
Rank change year-on-year +18 +16 -22
Contract jobs citing R 13 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.30% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.79% 0.43% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 8
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -18.18% +29.41%
10th Percentile £413 £325 £513
90th Percentile £540 £569 £671
England median daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £24.75 £24.27 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.00% +24.44% -40.00%

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 1655 2335 2363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 37.72% 43.38% 38.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1221 1586 1596
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.48% +8.46%
10th Percentile £295 £283 £263
90th Percentile £525 £538 £512
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 29 36
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £14.87 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +169.09% -24.73% -21.00%
10th Percentile £16.03 £12.95 £11.13
90th Percentile £41.61 £47.50 £46.25
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +25.00%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 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
West Yorkshire +21 11 £425 +28.79% 5
South Yorkshire +20 4 £425 -19.05% 1
R
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for R.

1 11 (84.62%) Python
2 8 (61.54%) Apache Spark
3 7 (53.85%) Machine Learning
4 6 (46.15%) Bayesian Methods
5 4 (30.77%) Deep Learning
5 4 (30.77%) Big Data
5 4 (30.77%) Apache Hive
5 4 (30.77%) Linear Regression
5 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
5 4 (30.77%) Logistic Regression
5 4 (30.77%) Hadoop
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (30.77%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) Data Management
6 3 (23.08%) Analytics
7 2 (15.38%) Datameer
7 2 (15.38%) Data Reconciliation
7 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
7 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 2 (15.38%) Coaching
7 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
7 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
7 2 (15.38%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (15.38%) Tableau
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (15.38%) HBase
7 2 (15.38%) Data Engineering
7 2 (15.38%) TensorFlow
7 2 (15.38%) Keras

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 (61.54%) Apache Spark
2 2 (15.38%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Apache Hive
1 4 (30.77%) Big Data
1 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (30.77%) Hadoop
2 2 (15.38%) HBase
2 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Data Scientist
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Data Business Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Data Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Machine Learning Scientist
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Keras
1 2 (15.38%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
1 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (7.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Machine Learning
2 6 (46.15%) Bayesian Methods
3 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) Deep Learning
3 4 (30.77%) Linear Regression
3 4 (30.77%) Logistic Regression
4 3 (23.08%) Analytics
4 3 (23.08%) Data Management
5 2 (15.38%) Coaching
5 2 (15.38%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) Data Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) Data Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Data Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Data Reconciliation
5 2 (15.38%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (15.38%) Decision Tree
5 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 2 (15.38%) Time Management
5 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Python
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Scala
3 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Datameer
1 2 (15.38%) Informatica
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) Tableau
2 1 (7.69%) Facebook
2 1 (7.69%) Twitter