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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 146 183 192
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +9
Contract jobs citing R 19 30 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.56% 0.51% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.12% 1.14% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 12
Median daily rate £375 £506 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £375 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £613 £645
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £390
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50
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
1689 2638 2493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 49.88% 44.44% 42.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1444 2174 1930
Median daily rate £475 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 18 14
Median hourly rate £50.00 £23.75 £29.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% -20.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 19 (46.34%) SQL
1 19 (46.34%) Python
2 14 (34.15%) Analytics
3 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (29.27%) Finance
4 12 (29.27%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (29.27%) Big Data
5 10 (24.39%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (24.39%) MATLAB
6 9 (21.95%) Tableau
7 8 (19.51%) Hadoop
7 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (19.51%) ETL
7 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
8 7 (17.07%) SAS
8 7 (17.07%) Oracle
8 7 (17.07%) Banking
8 7 (17.07%) Statistics
8 7 (17.07%) Degree
8 7 (17.07%) Mathematics
8 7 (17.07%) Apache Spark
8 7 (17.07%) Data Quality
8 7 (17.07%) Apache Hive
9 6 (14.63%) MongoDB
9 6 (14.63%) Open Source
9 6 (14.63%) Data Analysis
9 6 (14.63%) Data Modelling
9 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
10 5 (12.20%) SPSS
10 5 (12.20%) Linux

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 7 (17.07%) Apache Spark
1 7 (17.07%) SAS
2 1 (2.44%) Apache
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) SPSS
2 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) GitHub
1 1 (2.44%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.44%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) FTP
1 1 (2.44%) Kerberos
1 1 (2.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) Big Data
1 12 (29.27%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (19.51%) Hadoop
2 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
3 7 (17.07%) Apache Hive
4 6 (14.63%) MongoDB
5 5 (12.20%) HBase
5 5 (12.20%) NoSQL
6 4 (9.76%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (9.76%) Data Mining
6 4 (9.76%) KNIME
6 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
6 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (7.32%) DB2
7 3 (7.32%) MySQL
7 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (4.88%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) gulp
2 1 (2.44%) Mocha
2 1 (2.44%) Sinon.JS
2 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Marketing
3 3 (7.32%) Retail
4 2 (4.88%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Legal
5 1 (2.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Analyst
2 10 (24.39%) Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Data Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Data Scientist
5 4 (9.76%) Data Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Credit Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Python Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Quantitative Researcher
6 3 (7.32%) Risk Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Big Data Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Hadoop Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Insight Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) QA Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) SAS Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) SAS Risk Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) SPSS Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) JSON
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.44%) Backbone.js
2 1 (2.44%) Chai
2 1 (2.44%) DOM
2 1 (2.44%) jQuery
2 1 (2.44%) Kafka
2 1 (2.44%) Marionette.js
2 1 (2.44%) Node.js
2 1 (2.44%) OAuth2
2 1 (2.44%) Pandas
2 1 (2.44%) RESTful
2 1 (2.44%) scikit-learn
2 1 (2.44%) WebSockets
2 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.07%) Mathematics
2 7 (17.07%) Statistics
3 3 (7.32%) Credit Risk
3 3 (7.32%) Data Structures
3 3 (7.32%) Economics
3 3 (7.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (7.32%) User Experience
3 3 (7.32%) Visualisation
4 2 (4.88%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.44%) Equities
5 1 (2.44%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.44%) Grid Computing
5 1 (2.44%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Android
2 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Analytics
2 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (24.39%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (19.51%) ETL
5 6 (14.63%) Data Analysis
5 6 (14.63%) Data Modelling
5 6 (14.63%) Open Source
6 5 (12.20%) Data Transformation
6 5 (12.20%) Migration
7 4 (9.76%) Data Migration
7 4 (9.76%) Investment Management
7 4 (9.76%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (7.32%) CRM
8 3 (7.32%) Data Management
8 3 (7.32%) Dimensional Modelling
8 3 (7.32%) Operations Research
8 3 (7.32%) Performance Testing
8 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.32%) SDLC
8 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (46.34%) Python
1 19 (46.34%) SQL
2 10 (24.39%) MATLAB
3 5 (12.20%) T-SQL
4 4 (9.76%) C++
5 2 (4.88%) Java
5 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.88%) Scala
5 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.44%) C#
6 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.44%) VB
6 1 (2.44%) VBA
6 1 (2.44%) VC++
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) Data Quality
2 5 (12.20%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) HDFS
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Ambari
1 1 (2.44%) Oozie
1 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Tableau
2 7 (17.07%) Oracle
3 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
4 5 (12.20%) Cloudera
4 5 (12.20%) Teradata
5 4 (9.76%) RapidMiner
6 3 (7.32%) Netezza
6 3 (7.32%) Sybase
6 3 (7.32%) Talend
6 3 (7.32%) Vertica
7 2 (4.88%) Google
7 2 (4.88%) SAP
8 1 (2.44%) Cognos
8 1 (2.44%) MapR
8 1 (2.44%) MicroStrategy
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