The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 122 131 139
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Contract jobs citing R 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.040% 0.11% 0.068%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.34% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £250 £375
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
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
696 881 788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.80% 33.65% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 479 300
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 29
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £17.50 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing R across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
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Last Year
Matching
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R
South East

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing R also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited R.

1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Triplestore
2 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (50.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (50.00%) RDF
2 2 (50.00%) W3C
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Ontologies
2 2 (50.00%) Life Science
2 2 (50.00%) BPMN
2 2 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Semantic Web
2 2 (50.00%) SPARQL
2 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Linked Data
3 1 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Electronic Design Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec

R
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing R also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited R. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (50.00%) Triplestore
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Ontologist
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Research Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mining Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) W3C
1 2 (50.00%) Ontologies
1 2 (50.00%) Life Science
1 2 (50.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Semantic Web
1 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Linked Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) RDF
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) BPMN
3 1 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Electronic Design Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SPARQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec