Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 188 200
Rank change year-on-year +21 +12 -15
Contract jobs citing R 14 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.32% 0.10% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.83% 0.25% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 14
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £330 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.52% -40.00% +45.70%
10th Percentile £413 £316 £475
90th Percentile £550 £373 £648
England median daily rate £523 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £24.75 £21.03 £17.25
% change year-on-year +17.69% +21.91% -46.92%

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 1,685 2,023 2,331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 38.03% 41.88% 38.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,216 1,388 1,547
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £283 £281 £268
90th Percentile £538 £538 £533
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 28 36
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £15.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +162.30% -21.79% -40.00%
10th Percentile £23.90 £12.51 £12.13
90th Percentile £43.75 £44.88 £40.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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
West Yorkshire +5 11 £425 +28.79% 3
South Yorkshire - 3 £425 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 5
R
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 10 (71.43%) Python
2 8 (57.14%) Machine Learning
3 7 (50.00%) Apache Spark
4 6 (42.86%) Bayesian Methods
5 5 (35.71%) Analytics
5 5 (35.71%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
6 4 (28.57%) Logistic Regression
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) Deep Learning
6 4 (28.57%) Linear Regression
6 4 (28.57%) Big Data
6 4 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (28.57%) Tableau
6 4 (28.57%) Hadoop
6 4 (28.57%) Visualisation
7 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
7 3 (21.43%) Apache Hive
7 3 (21.43%) Datameer
7 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (21.43%) Oracle
7 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (21.43%) Time Management
8 2 (14.29%) Neural Network
8 2 (14.29%) Banking
8 2 (14.29%) Retail
8 2 (14.29%) Data Management
8 2 (14.29%) Java
8 2 (14.29%) SAS
8 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution

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 7 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Big Data
1 4 (28.57%) Hadoop
2 3 (21.43%) Apache Hive
2 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) HBase
3 1 (7.14%) KNIME
3 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.14%) Pentaho
3 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Data Scientist
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Data Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Machine Learning Scientist
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Data Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Insight Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Data Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Keras
1 2 (14.29%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
1 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (7.14%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Machine Learning
2 6 (42.86%) Bayesian Methods
3 5 (35.71%) Analytics
4 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (28.57%) Deep Learning
4 4 (28.57%) Linear Regression
4 4 (28.57%) Logistic Regression
4 4 (28.57%) Visualisation
5 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (21.43%) Time Management
6 2 (14.29%) Data Management
6 2 (14.29%) Decision Tree
6 2 (14.29%) Neural Network
6 2 (14.29%) Statistics
7 1 (7.14%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (7.14%) Data Engineering
7 1 (7.14%) Infographics
7 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Python
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) Scala
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Tableau
2 3 (21.43%) Datameer
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Facebook
3 1 (7.14%) Informatica
3 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.14%) Twitter