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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 183 191 198
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing R 17 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.33% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.73% 0.78% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 7
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£488 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £299 £421
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £668 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £625 £488 £363
% change year-on-year
+28.13% +34.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - £42.00
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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 City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2333 2558 2738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.01% 41.78% 42.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1889 2014 2123
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £305 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 28
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -30.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £14.25 £14.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £37.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.85%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 22 (56.41%) Python
2 21 (53.85%) Analytics
3 19 (48.72%) Big Data
4 18 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (46.15%) Statistics
5 17 (43.59%) Hadoop
6 16 (41.03%) SQL
7 15 (38.46%) Data Analysis
7 15 (38.46%) Finance
8 14 (35.90%) Visualisation
9 13 (33.33%) Tableau
10 11 (28.21%) SAS
11 10 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
13 8 (20.51%) Mathematics
13 8 (20.51%) Credit Risk
14 7 (17.95%) Predictive Modelling
14 7 (17.95%) C++
14 7 (17.95%) Degree
15 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (15.38%) Java
15 6 (15.38%) Data Modelling
15 6 (15.38%) Machine Learning
15 6 (15.38%) Cloudera
15 6 (15.38%) QlikView
15 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
15 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
16 5 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
16 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
16 5 (12.82%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 11 (28.21%) SAS
2 4 (10.26%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
1 4 (10.26%) SPSS
2 3 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.56%) Weka
3 1 (2.56%) S-PLUS
3 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) WebTrends
1 1 (2.56%) SAP InfiniteInsight
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) HTTP
2 1 (2.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (48.72%) Big Data
2 17 (43.59%) Hadoop
3 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (15.38%) QlikView
5 5 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (10.26%) Data Mining
6 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (10.26%) Apache Hive
7 3 (7.69%) Spotfire
7 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.56%) Impala
8 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.56%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (2.56%) Redis
8 1 (2.56%) Neo4j
8 1 (2.56%) Mahout
8 1 (2.56%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Grunt
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Marketing
3 3 (7.69%) Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Advertising
4 2 (5.13%) Law
4 2 (5.13%) Legal
4 2 (5.13%) Arabic Language
4 2 (5.13%) Hindi Language
5 1 (2.56%) Retail
5 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Back Office
5 1 (2.56%) Electronics
5 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Analyst
2 11 (28.21%) Data Scientist
3 10 (25.64%) Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Business Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Analyst Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Data Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Business Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Data Modeller
8 2 (5.13%) Programme Manager
8 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
8 2 (5.13%) RAD Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Data Modeller
9 1 (2.56%) Data Insight Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) Report Manager
9 1 (2.56%) Big Data Architect
9 1 (2.56%) Insight Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) Data Analytics Consultant
9 1 (2.56%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) .NET
2 4 (10.26%) HTML
2 4 (10.26%) XML
3 3 (7.69%) D3.js
3 3 (7.69%) CSS
3 3 (7.69%) Web Services
4 2 (5.13%) Ajax
4 2 (5.13%) JSON
4 2 (5.13%) MDX
4 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.13%) RESTful
4 2 (5.13%) Highcharts JS
4 2 (5.13%) WebGL
4 2 (5.13%) Raphaël
4 2 (5.13%) Sass
5 1 (2.56%) Pandas
5 1 (2.56%) REST
5 1 (2.56%) SciPy
5 1 (2.56%) Apache Flex
5 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
1 18 (46.15%) Statistics
2 14 (35.90%) Visualisation
3 8 (20.51%) Mathematics
3 8 (20.51%) Credit Risk
4 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
5 4 (10.26%) Algorithms
6 3 (7.69%) Economics
7 1 (2.56%) User Experience
7 1 (2.56%) Hedge funds
7 1 (2.56%) Data Integration
7 1 (2.56%) Market Risk
7 1 (2.56%) DTV
7 1 (2.56%) Ontologies
7 1 (2.56%) Neural Network
7 1 (2.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Analytics
2 15 (38.46%) Data Analysis
3 10 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (17.95%) Predictive Modelling
5 6 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 6 (15.38%) Machine Learning
5 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.26%) Project Management
6 4 (10.26%) Predictive Analytics
7 3 (7.69%) Data Analytics
7 3 (7.69%) MapReduce
7 3 (7.69%) ETL
7 3 (7.69%) SOA
7 3 (7.69%) ITIL
7 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.13%) TDD
8 2 (5.13%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) Python
2 16 (41.03%) SQL
3 7 (17.95%) C++
4 6 (15.38%) Java
5 5 (12.82%) Ruby
6 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.26%) MATLAB
7 3 (7.69%) VB.NET
7 3 (7.69%) VBA
8 2 (5.13%) Perl
8 2 (5.13%) PHP
8 2 (5.13%) C#
8 2 (5.13%) Scala
9 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.56%) Clojure
9 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) MCITP
2 2 (5.13%) PhD
2 2 (5.13%) MCSE
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) GlusterFS
1 1 (2.56%) GFS2
1 1 (2.56%) OCFS2
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Graphite
1 1 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Tableau
2 6 (15.38%) Cloudera
3 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.26%) Oracle
5 3 (7.69%) TIBCO
6 2 (5.13%) Teradata
6 2 (5.13%) Google
6 2 (5.13%) Business Objects
6 2 (5.13%) SAP
6 2 (5.13%) Splunk
6 2 (5.13%) WorldPay
7 1 (2.56%) Remedy
7 1 (2.56%) IBM
7 1 (2.56%) Cognos
7 1 (2.56%) Coremetrics
7 1 (2.56%) Omniture
7 1 (2.56%) VMware
7 1 (2.56%) Cadence
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £600 per day
Posted: 13 days ago