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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
R
England / Yorkshire
Rank - 132 -
Contract jobs citing R 0 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire - 0.35% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Median daily rate - £650 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £475 £600
% change year-on-year -6.57% -20.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year -5.26% -  

R is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 949 1177 1085
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 43.94% 41.46% 41.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 806 707
Median daily rate £400 £385 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +14.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 25 15
Median hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.76% -18.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing R as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (66.67%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Tableau
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) KNIME
3 1 (33.33%) Power BI
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) SPSS
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell

R
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (33.33%) KNIME
3 1 (33.33%) Power BI
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Developer
1 3 (100.00%) SSIS Developer
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL Developer
3 1 (33.33%) DBA
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell Developer
3 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Tableau