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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 110 148 185
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +37
Contract jobs citing R 55 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.74% 0.32% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.31% 0.67% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 7 19
Median daily rate £475 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £252 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £740 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £500 £388
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 -
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -
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
1663 1637 2539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.54% 47.57% 44.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1408 1375 2069
Median daily rate £500 £482 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.73% +7.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 8
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.44 £19.70 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing R as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 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 City of London region with a requirement for R.

1 71 (80.68%) Python
2 47 (53.41%) SQL
3 40 (45.45%) Big Data
4 37 (42.05%) Hadoop
5 34 (38.64%) Degree
6 32 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
7 30 (34.09%) Statistics
8 29 (32.95%) Apache Spark
8 29 (32.95%) Analytics
9 28 (31.82%) Apache Hive
10 27 (30.68%) Scala
10 27 (30.68%) Business Intelligence
11 26 (29.55%) Relational Database
12 25 (28.41%) Java
12 25 (28.41%) Data Warehouse
13 22 (25.00%) Finance
14 21 (23.86%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (23.86%) ETL
14 21 (23.86%) Kafka
15 20 (22.73%) Data Management
16 19 (21.59%) Data Quality
16 19 (21.59%) Mathematics
17 18 (20.45%) NoSQL
17 18 (20.45%) Teradata
17 18 (20.45%) Data Modelling
18 16 (18.18%) C++
18 16 (18.18%) Oracle
18 16 (18.18%) Data Analysis
18 16 (18.18%) Data Transformation
19 15 (17.05%) Machine Learning

R
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 29 (32.95%) Apache Spark
2 12 (13.64%) SAS
3 11 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (7.95%) Apache
5 6 (6.82%) Apache Pig
6 2 (2.27%) MQSeries
6 2 (2.27%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.14%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (10.23%) SPSS
2 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.14%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (2.27%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (5.68%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (3.41%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (1.14%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.95%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (45.45%) Big Data
2 37 (42.05%) Hadoop
3 28 (31.82%) Apache Hive
4 26 (29.55%) Relational Database
5 25 (28.41%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (20.45%) NoSQL
7 14 (15.91%) DB2
8 12 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (9.09%) MongoDB
9 8 (9.09%) SQL Server
10 5 (5.68%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (5.68%) Data Lake
10 5 (5.68%) HBase
10 5 (5.68%) Impala
10 5 (5.68%) Neo4j
10 5 (5.68%) Sqoop
11 4 (4.55%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (4.55%) BigTable
12 3 (3.41%) Flink
12 3 (3.41%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 10 (11.36%) JIRA
2 7 (7.95%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.27%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.14%) ERwin
4 1 (1.14%) MSBuild
General
1 22 (25.00%) Finance
2 9 (10.23%) Marketing
3 8 (9.09%) Banking
3 8 (9.09%) Retail
4 3 (3.41%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.41%) Front Office
4 3 (3.41%) Legal
4 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.27%) Electronics
5 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.27%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 32 (36.36%) Analyst
2 19 (21.59%) Data Analyst
3 18 (20.45%) Data Engineer
4 15 (17.05%) Big Data Engineer
5 14 (15.91%) Data Scientist
6 12 (13.64%) Hadoop Engineer
7 11 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
8 10 (11.36%) SQL Data Analyst
9 9 (10.23%) Oracle Analyst
9 9 (10.23%) Teradata Analyst
10 7 (7.95%) Developer
11 5 (5.68%) Architect
11 5 (5.68%) Data Architect
12 4 (4.55%) Administrator
13 3 (3.41%) Credit Analyst
13 3 (3.41%) Information Analyst
13 3 (3.41%) Risk Analyst
13 3 (3.41%) SAS Analyst
13 3 (3.41%) Support Engineer
13 3 (3.41%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (23.86%) Kafka
2 6 (6.82%) scikit-learn
3 5 (5.68%) Pandas
4 4 (4.55%) JSON
5 3 (3.41%) Akka
5 3 (3.41%) Apache Avro
5 3 (3.41%) JMS
5 3 (3.41%) Natural Language Processing
5 3 (3.41%) Spark Streaming
5 3 (3.41%) XML
6 2 (2.27%) Flask
6 2 (2.27%) NumPy
7 1 (1.14%) D3.js
7 1 (1.14%) Django
7 1 (1.14%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.14%) SciPy
7 1 (1.14%) TensorFlow
7 1 (1.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (34.09%) Statistics
3 19 (21.59%) Mathematics
4 15 (17.05%) Algorithms
4 15 (17.05%) Computer Science
5 13 (14.77%) Data Structures
6 10 (11.36%) Visualisation
7 6 (6.82%) Economics
8 5 (5.68%) User Experience
9 4 (4.55%) Data Integration
9 4 (4.55%) Equities
9 4 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (3.41%) Credit Risk
10 3 (3.41%) Data Extraction
10 3 (3.41%) Digital Media
10 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (3.41%) Fixed Income
10 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
11 2 (2.27%) Neural Network
11 2 (2.27%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.82%) Linux
2 2 (2.27%) CentOS
2 2 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.95%) Analytics
2 27 (30.68%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (23.86%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (23.86%) ETL
4 20 (22.73%) Data Management
5 18 (20.45%) Data Modelling
6 16 (18.18%) Data Analysis
6 16 (18.18%) Data Transformation
7 15 (17.05%) Dimensional Modelling
7 15 (17.05%) Machine Learning
7 15 (17.05%) Predictive Modelling
8 14 (15.91%) SDLC
9 11 (12.50%) Open Source
10 7 (7.95%) Data Acquisition
10 7 (7.95%) SOA
10 7 (7.95%) Unit Testing
11 6 (6.82%) Continuous Deployment
11 6 (6.82%) Data Architecture
11 6 (6.82%) Data Visualisation
11 6 (6.82%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 71 (80.68%) Python
2 47 (53.41%) SQL
3 27 (30.68%) Scala
4 25 (28.41%) Java
5 16 (18.18%) C++
6 12 (13.64%) MATLAB
7 3 (3.41%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.41%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.27%) VBA
9 1 (1.14%) C#
9 1 (1.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (38.64%) Degree
2 10 (11.36%) PhD
3 2 (2.27%) RHCE
3 2 (2.27%) RHCSA
4 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (21.59%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.41%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.95%) HDFS
2 2 (2.27%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (5.68%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (2.27%) Oozie
3 1 (1.14%) Ambari
Vendors
1 18 (20.45%) Teradata
2 16 (18.18%) Oracle
3 14 (15.91%) Netezza
3 14 (15.91%) Sybase
4 12 (13.64%) Tableau
5 6 (6.82%) Hortonworks
6 5 (5.68%) Google
7 4 (4.55%) Cloudera
7 4 (4.55%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (3.41%) SAP
9 2 (2.27%) Cisco
9 2 (2.27%) jBASE
9 2 (2.27%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.27%) Temenos
9 2 (2.27%) VMware
10 1 (1.14%) Alteryx
10 1 (1.14%) Cognos
10 1 (1.14%) Informatica
10 1 (1.14%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.14%) RapidMiner
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