Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 164 165 194
Rank change year-on-year +1 +29 +11
Contract jobs citing R 25 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.51% 0.32% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.23% 0.84% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 5
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £500 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +51.52% -40.00%
10th Percentile £371 £413 £318
90th Percentile £548 £550 £493
England median daily rate £500 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £28.00 £21.03
% change year-on-year +60.71% +33.14% +21.91%

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 2,025 1,662 2,073
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 41.66% 37.75% 42.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,404 1,216 1,413
Yorkshire median daily rate £404 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.94% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £289 £281
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year - +11.76% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 21 28
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.25 £40.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.39% +162.30% -21.79%
10th Percentile £14.69 £20.75 £12.51
90th Percentile £48.75 £43.75 £44.88
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 +2 14 £438 +2.94% 2
West Yorkshire -7 6 £475 +11.76% 2
North Yorkshire +3 4 £463 - 2
R
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 21 (84.00%) Python
2 16 (64.00%) Analytics
3 13 (52.00%) Machine Learning
3 13 (52.00%) Data Science
4 12 (48.00%) SQL
5 10 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (40.00%) DevOps
6 9 (36.00%) Docker
6 9 (36.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (36.00%) Visualisation
6 9 (36.00%) Jenkins
6 9 (36.00%) Finance
6 9 (36.00%) JIRA
7 8 (32.00%) Tableau
7 8 (32.00%) Hadoop
7 8 (32.00%) Open Source
7 8 (32.00%) Anaconda
8 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (28.00%) SAS
9 6 (24.00%) Data Analysis
10 5 (20.00%) Teradata
10 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
10 5 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
10 5 (20.00%) Datameer
10 5 (20.00%) Risk Analytics
11 4 (16.00%) Apache Spark
11 4 (16.00%) Spotfire
11 4 (16.00%) QlikView
12 3 (12.00%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (12.00%) PhD

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 (28.00%) SAS
2 4 (16.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (8.00%) Apache
4 1 (4.00%) Confluence
4 1 (4.00%) nginx
4 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 10 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (36.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (4.00%) GitHub
4 1 (4.00%) Google Analytics
4 1 (4.00%) IaaS
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (4.00%) PaaS
4 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (16.00%) QlikView
2 4 (16.00%) Spotfire
3 3 (12.00%) Big Data
3 3 (12.00%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (12.00%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (8.00%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (4.00%) Apache Hive
5 1 (4.00%) HBase
5 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.00%) MySQL
5 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.00%) Riak
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (36.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Maven
2 1 (4.00%) SonarQube
2 1 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Python Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Data Scientist
4 3 (12.00%) Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Business Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Data Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
5 2 (8.00%) SAP Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Big Data Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Lead DevOps
6 1 (4.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Machine Learning Scientist
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Data Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) Anaconda
2 2 (8.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (8.00%) Node.js
2 2 (8.00%) SAP XI
2 2 (8.00%) scikit-learn
2 2 (8.00%) Theano
3 1 (4.00%) CSS
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) Kafka
3 1 (4.00%) React
3 1 (4.00%) RESTful
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (8.00%) CUDA
2 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (8.00%) GPGPU
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Analytics
2 13 (52.00%) Data Science
2 13 (52.00%) Machine Learning
3 10 (40.00%) DevOps
4 9 (36.00%) Visualisation
5 8 (32.00%) Open Source
6 6 (24.00%) Data Analysis
7 5 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
7 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (20.00%) Risk Analytics
8 3 (12.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 3 (12.00%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (8.00%) Actionable Insight
9 2 (8.00%) Anomaly Detection
9 2 (8.00%) Behavioural Analysis
9 2 (8.00%) Deep Learning
9 2 (8.00%) Kimball Methodology
9 2 (8.00%) Probabilistic Modelling
9 2 (8.00%) Time Series Analysis
9 2 (8.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) Python
2 12 (48.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) Java
3 2 (8.00%) Ruby
4 1 (4.00%) Java 8
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) PhD
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Ansible
1 2 (8.00%) Puppet
2 1 (4.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.00%) Mesos
2 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Tableau
2 5 (20.00%) Datameer
2 5 (20.00%) Teradata
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.00%) SAP
4 2 (8.00%) Dataiku
4 2 (8.00%) Google
5 1 (4.00%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (4.00%) MapR
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com