The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 114 119 116
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing R 12 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.50% 0.12% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.00% 0.45% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 2
Median daily rate £425 £750 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.33% +53.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £710 £478
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £750 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £600 £475
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
R
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
599 667 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.77% 26.35% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 406 353
Median daily rate £400 £366 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% +4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 11
Median hourly rate £12.50 £36.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.98% +93.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £30.97 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.09%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing R as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

R Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

R
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing R across the Berkshire region.

R Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

R
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing R across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

R Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

R
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing R across the Berkshire region.

R Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

R
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 5 £450 -
Slough +4 1 £305 -59.33%
R
South East

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for R.

1 15 (75.00%) SQL
2 14 (70.00%) Python
3 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (55.00%) Big Data
4 10 (50.00%) Hadoop
5 9 (45.00%) Analytics
5 9 (45.00%) Apache Spark
5 9 (45.00%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (40.00%) Machine Learning
7 7 (35.00%) Power BI
7 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
7 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (35.00%) C#
7 7 (35.00%) .NET
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (30.00%) Java
8 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
8 6 (30.00%) SPSS
8 6 (30.00%) SAS
8 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (30.00%) Statistics
8 6 (30.00%) Scala
8 6 (30.00%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (30.00%) Azure Machine Learning
8 6 (30.00%) Algorithms
9 5 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
9 5 (25.00%) Datazen
9 5 (25.00%) Entity Framework

R
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 9 (45.00%) Apache Spark
2 6 (30.00%) SAS
2 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (20.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (30.00%) SPSS
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (30.00%) Azure Machine Learning
3 2 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) Big Data
2 10 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 7 (35.00%) Power BI
4 6 (30.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (25.00%) Apache Hive
5 5 (25.00%) Datazen
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (20.00%) HDInsight
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (5.00%) GIS
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (5.00%) MySQL
7 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
7 1 (5.00%) PowerPivot
7 1 (5.00%) QlikView
7 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (20.00%) Automotive
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Publishing
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Azure Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Data Scientist
4 4 (20.00%) Machine Learning Scientist
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Developer
5 3 (15.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
7 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Data Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Field Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Radio Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 5 (25.00%) ADO
2 5 (25.00%) ADO.NET
2 5 (25.00%) Autofac
2 5 (25.00%) Castle Windsor
2 5 (25.00%) Entity Framework
2 5 (25.00%) ODBC
2 5 (25.00%) OLE
2 5 (25.00%) OLE DB
2 5 (25.00%) SciPy
2 5 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
2 5 (25.00%) XML
2 5 (25.00%) XML Schema
3 4 (20.00%) CSS
3 4 (20.00%) NumPy
3 4 (20.00%) Pandas
3 4 (20.00%) scikit-learn
4 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (30.00%) Algorithms
2 6 (30.00%) Statistics
3 5 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 5 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 4 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (20.00%) Smart Energy
5 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.00%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Analytics
1 9 (45.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (40.00%) Machine Learning
3 5 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 5 (25.00%) Memory Management
3 5 (25.00%) Open Source
4 4 (20.00%) Data Analytics
4 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 4 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (20.00%) Linear Regression
4 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (20.00%) Predictive Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Predictive Analytics
5 3 (15.00%) Operations Management
6 2 (10.00%) MVC
6 2 (10.00%) Web Development
7 1 (5.00%) Big Data Analytics
7 1 (5.00%) Project Management
7 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.00%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) SQL
2 14 (70.00%) Python
3 7 (35.00%) C#
4 6 (30.00%) Java
4 6 (30.00%) Scala
4 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (25.00%) C
5 5 (25.00%) C++
5 5 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
7 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) PhD
3 3 (15.00%) MCSD
3 3 (15.00%) MCSE
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) Remedy
4 1 (5.00%) Tableau