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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
R
London / City of London
Rank 117 140 173
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +33
Contract jobs citing R 33 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.11% 0.32% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.33% 0.71% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 19
Median daily rate £450 £563 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £440 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £598 £705
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £550 £420
% change year-on-year
-38.63% +30.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -

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
1417 1406 2359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 47.82% 44.81% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1187 1181 1941
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017, 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 72 (80.90%) Python
2 54 (60.67%) SQL
3 43 (48.31%) Big Data
4 40 (44.94%) Hadoop
5 35 (39.33%) Apache Spark
6 32 (35.96%) Scala
7 29 (32.58%) Java
7 29 (32.58%) Statistics
7 29 (32.58%) Degree
8 28 (31.46%) Apache Hive
9 27 (30.34%) Analytical Skills
9 27 (30.34%) Business Intelligence
10 26 (29.21%) Analytics
10 26 (29.21%) Relational Database
11 25 (28.09%) Data Modelling
12 20 (22.47%) Kafka
13 19 (21.35%) Algorithms
13 19 (21.35%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (21.35%) Teradata
14 18 (20.22%) Data Management
14 18 (20.22%) Machine Learning
14 18 (20.22%) Data Quality
15 17 (19.10%) NoSQL
16 16 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (17.98%) Finance
16 16 (17.98%) Oracle
16 16 (17.98%) C++
17 15 (16.85%) Computer Science
17 15 (16.85%) Predictive Modelling
17 15 (16.85%) Data Transformation

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 35 (39.33%) Apache Spark
2 11 (12.36%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (10.11%) SAS
4 8 (8.99%) Apache Pig
5 6 (6.74%) Apache
6 2 (2.25%) MQSeries
6 2 (2.25%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.12%) IPython
7 1 (1.12%) Jupyter
7 1 (1.12%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (7.87%) SPSS
2 2 (2.25%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (2.25%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.24%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (10.11%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.37%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (2.25%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.12%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (1.12%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (1.12%) GitHub
6 1 (1.12%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (48.31%) Big Data
2 40 (44.94%) Hadoop
3 28 (31.46%) Apache Hive
4 26 (29.21%) Relational Database
5 19 (21.35%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (19.10%) NoSQL
7 13 (14.61%) DB2
8 12 (13.48%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (8.99%) MongoDB
10 7 (7.87%) Data Lake
10 7 (7.87%) Impala
11 6 (6.74%) Data Mining
11 6 (6.74%) SQL Server
12 5 (5.62%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (5.62%) HBase
12 5 (5.62%) Neo4j
13 4 (4.49%) Flink
13 4 (4.49%) QlikView
13 4 (4.49%) RDBMS
13 4 (4.49%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 10 (11.24%) JIRA
2 9 (10.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.25%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.12%) ERwin
4 1 (1.12%) GoCD
4 1 (1.12%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.12%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (17.98%) Finance
2 7 (7.87%) Retail
3 6 (6.74%) Marketing
4 4 (4.49%) Banking
4 4 (4.49%) Front Office
5 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.25%) Electronics
6 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 30 (33.71%) Analyst
2 20 (22.47%) Data Scientist
3 18 (20.22%) Data Analyst
4 16 (17.98%) Data Engineer
5 12 (13.48%) Big Data Engineer
6 9 (10.11%) Hadoop Engineer
7 8 (8.99%) Architect
7 8 (8.99%) Data Architect
7 8 (8.99%) SQL Analyst
7 8 (8.99%) SQL Data Analyst
8 7 (7.87%) Developer
8 7 (7.87%) Oracle Analyst
8 7 (7.87%) Teradata Analyst
9 5 (5.62%) Consultant
9 5 (5.62%) Lead Data Architect
10 4 (4.49%) Administrator
10 4 (4.49%) Information Analyst
11 3 (3.37%) Hadoop Administrator
11 3 (3.37%) Support Engineer
11 3 (3.37%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.47%) Kafka
2 5 (5.62%) scikit-learn
3 4 (4.49%) Natural Language Processing
3 4 (4.49%) Pandas
4 3 (3.37%) Akka
4 3 (3.37%) Apache Avro
4 3 (3.37%) JMS
4 3 (3.37%) JSON
4 3 (3.37%) NumPy
4 3 (3.37%) Spark Streaming
4 3 (3.37%) XML
5 2 (2.25%) D3.js
5 2 (2.25%) Flask
5 2 (2.25%) MDX
5 2 (2.25%) Web Services
6 1 (1.12%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.12%) Django
6 1 (1.12%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.12%) SciPy
6 1 (1.12%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 27 (30.34%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (21.35%) Algorithms
3 15 (16.85%) Computer Science
4 12 (13.48%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.25%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.25%) SWIFT
5 2 (2.25%) User Experience
6 1 (1.12%) Equities
6 1 (1.12%) Fintech
6 1 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.12%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.12%) Social Media
6 1 (1.12%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.49%) Unix
2 3 (3.37%) Linux
3 2 (2.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.58%) Statistics
2 27 (30.34%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (29.21%) Analytics
4 25 (28.09%) Data Modelling
5 18 (20.22%) Data Management
5 18 (20.22%) Machine Learning
6 16 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (16.85%) Data Transformation
7 15 (16.85%) Predictive Modelling
8 14 (15.73%) ETL
9 13 (14.61%) Dimensional Modelling
9 13 (14.61%) Visualisation
10 12 (13.48%) Mathematics
10 12 (13.48%) SDLC
11 7 (7.87%) Data Analysis
11 7 (7.87%) SOA
11 7 (7.87%) Unit Testing
12 6 (6.74%) Data Visualisation
12 6 (6.74%) Open Source
12 6 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (80.90%) Python
2 54 (60.67%) SQL
3 32 (35.96%) Scala
4 29 (32.58%) Java
5 16 (17.98%) C++
6 7 (7.87%) MATLAB
7 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.12%) C
8 1 (1.12%) C#
8 1 (1.12%) COBOL
8 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (32.58%) Degree
2 13 (14.61%) PhD
3 2 (2.25%) RHCE
3 2 (2.25%) RHCSA
4 1 (1.12%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.22%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.25%) QA
3 1 (1.12%) IFRS
3 1 (1.12%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 4 (4.49%) HDFS
2 2 (2.25%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (5.62%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (2.25%) Oozie
2 2 (2.25%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.12%) Ambari
3 1 (1.12%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (21.35%) Teradata
2 16 (17.98%) Oracle
3 13 (14.61%) Netezza
3 13 (14.61%) Sybase
3 13 (14.61%) Tableau
4 7 (7.87%) SAP
5 6 (6.74%) Hortonworks
6 4 (4.49%) Cloudera
7 3 (3.37%) Cognos
7 3 (3.37%) Google
7 3 (3.37%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (2.25%) Cisco
8 2 (2.25%) IBM
8 2 (2.25%) jBASE
8 2 (2.25%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.25%) Temenos
8 2 (2.25%) VMware
9 1 (1.12%) HP
9 1 (1.12%) Informatica
9 1 (1.12%) Microsoft
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