Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 188 191
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 +7
Contract jobs citing R 10 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.21% 0.070% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.49% 0.16% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 13
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £330 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.52% -49.23% +52.94%
10th Percentile £325 £315 £475
90th Percentile £535 £337 £700
England median daily rate £525 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £28.00 £20.50 £17.63
% change year-on-year +36.59% +16.31% -

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 2,053 1,839 2,332
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 42.59% 42.73% 40.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,421 1,271 1,576
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £294 £275 £275
90th Percentile £538 £538 £541
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 21 43
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.78% +7.14% -40.00%
10th Percentile £19.16 £11.96 £13.00
90th Percentile £46.75 £43.75 £42.25
England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -2.44% +5.13% +11.43%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 - 6 £363 -
West Yorkshire -14 3 £500 +51.52% 4
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
R
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Tableau
3 5 (50.00%) QlikView
3 5 (50.00%) Python
4 4 (40.00%) SAS
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Visualisation
4 4 (40.00%) Analytics
4 4 (40.00%) Data Science
5 3 (30.00%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (30.00%) RSpec
5 3 (30.00%) Machine Learning
5 3 (30.00%) Capybara
5 3 (30.00%) jQuery
5 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (30.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) TDD
5 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Ruby
5 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (30.00%) NHS
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) CSS
5 3 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (30.00%) OO

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 4 (40.00%) SAS
2 2 (20.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) QlikView
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
4 1 (10.00%) Big Data
4 1 (10.00%) KNIME
4 1 (10.00%) Pentaho
4 1 (10.00%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Capybara
1 3 (30.00%) RSpec
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Private Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Data Scientist
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Insight Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Insight Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) jQuery
1 3 (30.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 3 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (10.00%) Keras
2 1 (10.00%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) NHS
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Analytics
1 4 (40.00%) Data Science
1 4 (40.00%) Visualisation
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Data Visualisation
2 3 (30.00%) Machine Learning
2 3 (30.00%) OO
2 3 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (30.00%) TDD
2 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 2 (20.00%) Bayesian Methods
3 2 (20.00%) Deep Learning
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (20.00%) Linear Regression
3 2 (20.00%) Logistic Regression
3 2 (20.00%) Statistics
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) Ruby
4 2 (20.00%) Scala
5 1 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ambari
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Tableau
2 2 (20.00%) Datameer
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Google
3 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (10.00%) Teradata