The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 170 184 217
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +33
Contract jobs citing R 31 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.59% 0.31% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.28% 0.72% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 10
Average daily rate
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£525 £513 £494
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +3.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £419
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £280 £345
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -18.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +4.76%
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 City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2431 2496 3282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.89% 42.42% 44.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2028 1915 2532
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 18
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £51.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.81 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £116.09 £59.00
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 the City of London

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

R Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

R
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

R Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

R
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing R across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

R Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 28 (58.33%) SQL
1 28 (58.33%) Python
2 22 (45.83%) Analytics
3 21 (43.75%) Finance
4 19 (39.58%) C++
5 18 (37.50%) Statistics
6 17 (35.42%) Degree
6 17 (35.42%) Big Data
6 17 (35.42%) Mathematics
7 16 (33.33%) Credit Risk
7 16 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (31.25%) Hadoop
9 12 (25.00%) Java
9 12 (25.00%) Data Analysis
10 10 (20.83%) Physics
11 9 (18.75%) Banking
11 9 (18.75%) C#
11 9 (18.75%) SAS
12 8 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
12 8 (16.67%) Mentoring
12 8 (16.67%) Cloudera
13 7 (14.58%) Statistical Modelling
13 7 (14.58%) Machine Learning
13 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
13 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
13 7 (14.58%) Perl
14 6 (12.50%) .NET
14 6 (12.50%) Data Modelling
14 6 (12.50%) MATLAB
14 6 (12.50%) Time Series Analysis

R
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 9 (18.75%) SAS
2 3 (6.25%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.17%) Apache Pig
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.08%) IPython
4 1 (2.08%) IIS
4 1 (2.08%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
1 5 (10.42%) SPSS
2 4 (8.33%) Mathematica
2 4 (8.33%) Maple
2 4 (8.33%) LaTeX
3 3 (6.25%) MS Office
4 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.08%) S-PLUS
4 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) WebTrends
2 1 (2.08%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Google Analytics
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Kerberos
1 1 (2.08%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (35.42%) Big Data
2 15 (31.25%) Hadoop
3 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
4 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (8.33%) QlikView
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (4.17%) Apache Hive
6 2 (4.17%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 2 (4.17%) Data Mining
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (4.17%) Spotfire
6 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.17%) HBase
6 2 (4.17%) Redis
6 2 (4.17%) Neo4j
7 1 (2.08%) MySQL
7 1 (2.08%) HCatalog
7 1 (2.08%) Impala
7 1 (2.08%) IBM BigInsights
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (2.08%) RStudio
General
1 21 (43.75%) Finance
2 9 (18.75%) Banking
3 5 (10.42%) Front Office
4 3 (6.25%) Advertising
4 3 (6.25%) Marketing
5 2 (4.17%) Retail
5 2 (4.17%) Back Office
6 1 (2.08%) Law
6 1 (2.08%) Legal
6 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Developer
1 13 (27.08%) Data Scientist
2 12 (25.00%) Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) Quantitative Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Quantitative Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Python Developer
5 3 (6.25%) RAD Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Programme Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (4.17%) Designer
6 2 (4.17%) Data Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Big Data Consultant
7 1 (2.08%) Big Data Architect
7 1 (2.08%) Report Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) .NET
2 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (8.33%) Django
2 4 (8.33%) SciPy
2 4 (8.33%) NumPy
2 4 (8.33%) Pandas
3 3 (6.25%) Web Services
4 2 (4.17%) HTML
4 2 (4.17%) Apache Flex
4 2 (4.17%) CSS
4 2 (4.17%) REST
5 1 (2.08%) Kafka
5 1 (2.08%) SignalR
5 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.08%) RHadoop
5 1 (2.08%) JDBC
5 1 (2.08%) COM
5 1 (2.08%) XML
5 1 (2.08%) MDX
5 1 (2.08%) MLlib
Miscellaneous
1 18 (37.50%) Statistics
2 17 (35.42%) Mathematics
3 16 (33.33%) Credit Risk
3 16 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (20.83%) Physics
5 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
6 5 (10.42%) Visualisation
7 4 (8.33%) Market Risk
8 2 (4.17%) Grid Computing
9 1 (2.08%) Neural Network
9 1 (2.08%) Applied Mathematics
9 1 (2.08%) FMCG
9 1 (2.08%) User Experience
9 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Analytics
2 12 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 8 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
3 8 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 7 (14.58%) Statistical Modelling
4 7 (14.58%) Machine Learning
5 6 (12.50%) Time Series Analysis
5 6 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (10.42%) Validation
6 5 (10.42%) Data Analytics
6 5 (10.42%) Dashboard Development
7 4 (8.33%) Regression Analysis
7 4 (8.33%) Functional Programming
7 4 (8.33%) TDD
7 4 (8.33%) Web Development
8 3 (6.25%) Predictive Analytics
8 3 (6.25%) Cluster Analysis
8 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.25%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 28 (58.33%) SQL
1 28 (58.33%) Python
2 19 (39.58%) C++
3 12 (25.00%) Java
4 9 (18.75%) C#
5 7 (14.58%) Perl
6 6 (12.50%) MATLAB
7 4 (8.33%) Ruby
8 3 (6.25%) Scala
8 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
8 3 (6.25%) VB.NET
8 3 (6.25%) VBA
9 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.08%) VB
9 1 (2.08%) PHP
9 1 (2.08%) Spark SQL
9 1 (2.08%) XMLA
9 1 (2.08%) Jython
9 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (35.42%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) PhD
3 3 (6.25%) Postgraduate
4 1 (2.08%) MCSE
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.08%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) HDFS
2 1 (2.08%) GPFS
2 1 (2.08%) NFS
2 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) logstash
1 1 (2.08%) Kibana
1 1 (2.08%) Chukwa
1 1 (2.08%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Cloudera
2 5 (10.42%) Tableau
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.17%) Omniture
3 2 (4.17%) Google
3 2 (4.17%) Coremetrics
3 2 (4.17%) Netezza
3 2 (4.17%) Splunk
3 2 (4.17%) TIBCO
3 2 (4.17%) WorldPay
4 1 (2.08%) Teradata
4 1 (2.08%) Alteryx
4 1 (2.08%) MapR
4 1 (2.08%) Vertica
4 1 (2.08%) Talend
4 1 (2.08%) Hortonworks
4 1 (2.08%) Adobe
4 1 (2.08%) Lotus
4 1 (2.08%) Cognos
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 days ago