The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 69 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing R 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.71% - 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.44% - 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £280 £345
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -18.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +4.76%
R
East of England

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

Programming Languages Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
418 364 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 49.29% 43.86% 41.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 227 139
Average daily rate £360 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £264 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 17
Average hourly rate £41.50 £47.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.63% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £31.50 £26.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

R Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

R
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

R Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

R
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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
Cambridge - 5 - - 1
R
East of England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 5 (83.33%) Perl
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) PhD
1 5 (83.33%) Benchmarking
1 5 (83.33%) Data Analysis
1 5 (83.33%) Bioinformatics
1 5 (83.33%) Statistical Analysis
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
1 5 (83.33%) Proteomics
1 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) HDFS
2 1 (16.67%) Impala
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
2 1 (16.67%) MapReduce
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Pig
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (16.67%) DTV
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing

R
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (16.67%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
1 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) Impala
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Architect
1 1 (16.67%) Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
1 5 (83.33%) Proteomics
2 1 (16.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Benchmarking
1 5 (83.33%) Data Analysis
1 5 (83.33%) Bioinformatics
1 5 (83.33%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
2 1 (16.67%) MapReduce
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Perl
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) PhD
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) HDFS
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP