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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank - 25 18
Contract jobs citing R 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf - 0.76% 1.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.85% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £525 £590
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.01%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £600 £413
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 - -
R
London

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
49 54 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 40.16% 41.22% 40.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 42 42
Median daily rate £550 £525 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £579 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £26.00 - £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing R as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for R.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test-First Development
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Go
2 1 (50.00%) Akka
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development

R
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Hadoop Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Scala Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Python Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Scala Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Akka
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Programming
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test-First Development
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Go
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree