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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 20 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing R 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.63% - 2.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.00% - 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate - - £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £400 £280
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 - £42.50
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
40 39 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 32.52% 39.00% 43.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 31 62
Average daily rate £475 £500 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £375 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £701 £703 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Scala
2 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Akka
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Programming
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Spark
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Go
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Test-First Development
3 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Python

R
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
1 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Scala Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Python Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Akka
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Functional Programming
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test-First Development
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Scala
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Go
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree