Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 173 204
Rank change year-on-year -6 +31 +7
Contract jobs citing R 22 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.45% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.02% 0.55% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 4
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £425 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -19.05% -4.55%
10th Percentile £365 £413 £400
90th Percentile £640 £550 £571
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.25 £35.00 £24.27
% change year-on-year -36.43% +44.24% -19.12%

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 2,162 1,625 2,481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 43.92% 38.63% 44.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,497 1,184 1,681
Yorkshire median daily rate £403 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £296 £290
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 7 31
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.92 £22.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.25% +46.67% -34.35%
10th Percentile £14.38 £13.78 £12.75
90th Percentile £46.25 £41.35 £47.50
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.66% +6.67% +2.74%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +14 14 £433 +1.76% 1
West Yorkshire -22 5 £475 +11.76% 3
North Yorkshire - 1 £550 - 6
R
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 20 (90.91%) Python
2 18 (81.82%) SQL
3 14 (63.64%) SAS
4 13 (59.09%) Hadoop
4 13 (59.09%) Analytics
5 12 (54.55%) Finance
6 11 (50.00%) Visualisation
7 10 (45.45%) Risk Analytics
8 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (40.91%) Tableau
9 8 (36.36%) Data Visualisation
9 8 (36.36%) Teradata
9 8 (36.36%) Data Analysis
9 8 (36.36%) Infrastructure Management
9 8 (36.36%) Datameer
10 7 (31.82%) Data Science
10 7 (31.82%) Spotfire
10 7 (31.82%) QlikView
11 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (22.73%) Toad
12 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (22.73%) Oracle
12 5 (22.73%) Anti-Money Laundering
13 4 (18.18%) Oracle ODI
13 4 (18.18%) Apache Spark
13 4 (18.18%) PhD
13 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
13 4 (18.18%) ETL
13 4 (18.18%) Machine Learning
13 4 (18.18%) Mathematics

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 14 (63.64%) SAS
2 4 (18.18%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) Hadoop
2 7 (31.82%) QlikView
2 7 (31.82%) Spotfire
3 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (9.09%) Apache Hive
5 2 (9.09%) HBase
5 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
5 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
6 1 (4.55%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (4.55%) Big Data
6 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (4.55%) Impala
6 1 (4.55%) MySQL
6 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.55%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Toad
2 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Law
2 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Analyst
1 8 (36.36%) Data Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Data Scientist
4 3 (13.64%) ETL Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Data Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Data Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Data Manager
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Hadoop Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Machine Learning Scientist
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Data Scientist
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (9.09%) Anaconda
2 2 (9.09%) Kafka
2 2 (9.09%) scikit-learn
2 2 (9.09%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.64%) Virtual Team
3 2 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 2 (9.09%) CUDA
3 2 (9.09%) GPGPU
4 1 (4.55%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Unix
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Analytics
2 11 (50.00%) Visualisation
3 10 (45.45%) Risk Analytics
4 8 (36.36%) Data Analysis
4 8 (36.36%) Data Visualisation
4 8 (36.36%) Infrastructure Management
5 7 (31.82%) Data Science
6 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (22.73%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 4 (18.18%) ETL
8 4 (18.18%) Machine Learning
8 4 (18.18%) Mathematics
9 2 (9.09%) Anomaly Detection
9 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (9.09%) Data Analytics
9 2 (9.09%) Deep Learning
9 2 (9.09%) DevOps
9 2 (9.09%) Statistics
9 2 (9.09%) Time Series Analysis
9 2 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) Python
2 18 (81.82%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) PhD
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Tableau
2 8 (36.36%) Datameer
2 8 (36.36%) Teradata
3 5 (22.73%) Oracle
4 2 (9.09%) Dataiku
5 1 (4.55%) Alteryx
5 1 (4.55%) Hortonworks
5 1 (4.55%) MapR
5 1 (4.55%) Talend