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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 172 187 188
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Contract jobs citing R 17 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.33% 0.30% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.76% 0.69% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 7
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£475 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £390 £470
10% offered a daily rate of more than £710 £795 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £475 £375
% change year-on-year
+26.31% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £34.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-52.94% +29.52%
R
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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
2232 2624 2439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.47% 43.25% 41.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1799 1990 1946
Average daily rate £475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 20
Average hourly rate £27.37 £41.75 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.44% -7.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £26.65 £17.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £82.00 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 27 March 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 March 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 20 (48.78%) Analytics
2 19 (46.34%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (46.34%) Big Data
2 19 (46.34%) Python
3 18 (43.90%) SQL
3 18 (43.90%) Statistics
4 15 (36.59%) Hadoop
5 14 (34.15%) Visualisation
5 14 (34.15%) Tableau
5 14 (34.15%) Data Analysis
6 11 (26.83%) Finance
7 10 (24.39%) Degree
8 9 (21.95%) SAS
8 9 (21.95%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (21.95%) Java
8 9 (21.95%) Mathematics
8 9 (21.95%) Algorithms
9 8 (19.51%) Credit Risk
9 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
9 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (17.07%) C++
10 7 (17.07%) ETL
11 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
11 6 (14.63%) .NET
11 6 (14.63%) Linux
11 6 (14.63%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (14.63%) TDD
11 6 (14.63%) QlikView
11 6 (14.63%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (21.95%) SAS
2 4 (9.76%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.44%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (4.88%) Weka
3 2 (4.88%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.44%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) AMQP
2 2 (4.88%) Internet
2 2 (4.88%) HTTP
3 1 (2.44%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (46.34%) Big Data
2 15 (36.59%) Hadoop
3 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
3 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (14.63%) QlikView
4 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (14.63%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (12.20%) Data Mining
6 4 (9.76%) Apache Hive
6 4 (9.76%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (9.76%) DataStax
7 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (7.32%) Spotfire
8 2 (4.88%) Mahout
8 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
8 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
8 2 (4.88%) Impala
9 1 (2.44%) SSDT
9 1 (2.44%) Triplestore
9 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.88%) Grunt
2 1 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.44%) Subversion
2 1 (2.44%) JIRA
2 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Retail
3 3 (7.32%) Marketing
4 2 (4.88%) Arabic Language
4 2 (4.88%) Hindi Language
4 2 (4.88%) Law
4 2 (4.88%) Legal
5 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.44%) Publishing
5 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.44%) Electronics
5 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Analyst
2 12 (29.27%) Developer
3 9 (21.95%) Data Scientist
4 7 (17.07%) Business Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) Data Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Business Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Data Modeller
8 3 (7.32%) Senior Data Modeller
8 3 (7.32%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) Web Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Business Data Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Data Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
10 1 (2.44%) SQL Server DBA
10 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Developer
10 1 (2.44%) Data Consultant
10 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) .NET
2 4 (9.76%) XML
2 4 (9.76%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (7.32%) RESTful
3 3 (7.32%) CSS
3 3 (7.32%) D3.js
3 3 (7.32%) HTML
4 2 (4.88%) Highcharts JS
4 2 (4.88%) Sass
4 2 (4.88%) Raphaël
4 2 (4.88%) Pandas
4 2 (4.88%) Web Services
4 2 (4.88%) SciPy
4 2 (4.88%) WebGL
4 2 (4.88%) Ajax
4 2 (4.88%) JSON
4 2 (4.88%) MDX
5 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.44%) COM
5 1 (2.44%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (46.34%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (43.90%) Statistics
3 14 (34.15%) Visualisation
4 9 (21.95%) Algorithms
4 9 (21.95%) Mathematics
5 8 (19.51%) Credit Risk
6 6 (14.63%) Open Source
7 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
8 4 (9.76%) Economics
9 1 (2.44%) Ontologies
9 1 (2.44%) DTV
9 1 (2.44%) Replication
9 1 (2.44%) Clustering
9 1 (2.44%) Neural Network
9 1 (2.44%) Hedge funds
9 1 (2.44%) Internet of Things
9 1 (2.44%) User Experience
9 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Analytics
2 14 (34.15%) Data Analysis
3 9 (21.95%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (17.07%) ETL
6 6 (14.63%) TDD
6 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
6 6 (14.63%) Predictive Modelling
7 5 (12.20%) Machine Learning
8 4 (9.76%) Predictive Analytics
8 4 (9.76%) Data Modelling
8 4 (9.76%) SOA
8 4 (9.76%) Project Management
9 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
9 3 (7.32%) Workflow
9 3 (7.32%) ITIL
9 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
9 3 (7.32%) Programme Management
9 3 (7.32%) Refactoring
9 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (46.34%) Python
2 18 (43.90%) SQL
3 9 (21.95%) Java
4 7 (17.07%) C++
5 5 (12.20%) C#
5 5 (12.20%) Ruby
5 5 (12.20%) Scala
6 3 (7.32%) MATLAB
6 3 (7.32%) VBA
6 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.88%) Perl
7 2 (4.88%) PHP
7 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.44%) Clojure
8 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.88%) MCITP
3 2 (4.88%) MCSE
3 2 (4.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.44%) OCFS2
1 1 (2.44%) GlusterFS
1 1 (2.44%) GFS2
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Puppet
1 1 (2.44%) Graphite
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Tableau
2 6 (14.63%) Cloudera
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) TIBCO
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle
4 2 (4.88%) Business Objects
4 2 (4.88%) SAP
5 1 (2.44%) IBM
5 1 (2.44%) Remedy
5 1 (2.44%) VMware
5 1 (2.44%) Cadence
5 1 (2.44%) Teradata
5 1 (2.44%) Google
5 1 (2.44%) Splunk
City, London
Montash
Rate: £650 - £750 per day + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 22 days ago