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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 29 19 44
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +25
Contract jobs citing R 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.04% 1.68% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.50% 8.33% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£475 £550 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +13.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £298
% change year-on-year
+17.24% +21.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.25
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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
80 24 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 41.67% 20.17% 44.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 13 95
Average daily rate £475 £550 £574
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -4.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £425 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £640 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) Data Mining
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MATLAB
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Alteryx
1 2 (66.67%) SAP HANA
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Data Virtualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Programming
2 1 (33.33%) Derivative
2 1 (33.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Hedge funds
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Front Office
2 1 (33.33%) RAD
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET

R
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) Data Mining
1 2 (66.67%) SAP HANA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Implementation Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Data Manager
2 1 (33.33%) RAD Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Derivative
2 1 (33.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 1 (33.33%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Data Virtualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Programming
2 1 (33.33%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) MATLAB
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) Alteryx