The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 21 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs citing R 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.71% 0.47% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.70% 1.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £485 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £345 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.86% -13.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -34.37%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Programming Languages Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
23 100 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 19.66% 46.51% 46.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 75 106
Average daily rate £550 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £385 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £700 £619
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

R Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

R
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

R Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

R
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Pig
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (66.67%) Information Retrieval
2 2 (66.67%) Scala
2 2 (66.67%) Visualisation
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Hive
2 2 (66.67%) MapReduce
2 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) Business Process Improvement

R
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 2 (66.67%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Hive
2 2 (66.67%) Big Data
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Insight Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Deployment Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) Visualisation
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Information Retrieval
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) MapReduce
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Scala
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle