The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 72 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing R 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.20% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.60% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £400 £285
% change year-on-year
+37.50% +40.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.63 - £42.50
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
334 369 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 34.19% 31.19% 30.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 177 180
Average daily rate £361 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 9
Average hourly rate £28.75 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £15.50 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing R across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

R Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

R
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

R Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

R
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 2 £325 -
R
South East

R
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) SPSS
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) IronPython
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Spotfire
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL

R
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) Spotfire
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modeller
1 1 (50.00%) Data Scientist
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Spotfire Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) IronPython
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree