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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 147 173 192
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +19
Contract jobs citing R 28 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.80% 0.55% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.64% 1.19% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 13
Median daily rate £400 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £375 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £625 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £363
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +31.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 - £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
1710 2428 2466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 48.79% 45.80% 42.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1443 2026 1892
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 11
Median hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.13 £19.81 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £187.50 £116.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 29 (56.86%) SQL
1 29 (56.86%) Python
2 21 (41.18%) Analytics
3 19 (37.25%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (33.33%) Degree
5 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (27.45%) ETL
6 14 (27.45%) Data Quality
7 13 (25.49%) Tableau
7 13 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (25.49%) Finance
8 12 (23.53%) Mathematics
8 12 (23.53%) Big Data
9 11 (21.57%) SAS
9 11 (21.57%) Oracle
10 10 (19.61%) Data Modelling
10 10 (19.61%) MATLAB
10 10 (19.61%) Data Management
10 10 (19.61%) Data Analysis
11 9 (17.65%) Statistics
11 9 (17.65%) SPSS
11 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
11 9 (17.65%) NoSQL
11 9 (17.65%) Hadoop
12 8 (15.69%) Visualisation
12 8 (15.69%) Open Source
12 8 (15.69%) Data Transformation
12 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
12 8 (15.69%) C++

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 11 (21.57%) SAS
2 5 (9.80%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.92%) Apache
3 2 (3.92%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) SPSS
2 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.96%) GitHub
3 1 (1.96%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.96%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) FTP
2 1 (1.96%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (37.25%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (23.53%) Big Data
3 9 (17.65%) Hadoop
3 9 (17.65%) NoSQL
3 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
5 7 (13.73%) Apache Hive
5 7 (13.73%) DB2
5 7 (13.73%) MongoDB
6 5 (9.80%) Data Mining
7 4 (7.84%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (5.88%) BigTable
8 3 (5.88%) HBase
8 3 (5.88%) MySQL
8 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (3.92%) Base SAS
9 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.96%) gulp
2 1 (1.96%) Mocha
2 1 (1.96%) Sinon.JS
2 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 13 (25.49%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Banking
3 6 (11.76%) Marketing
3 6 (11.76%) Retail
4 3 (5.88%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.88%) Legal
5 2 (3.92%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (43.14%) Analyst
2 12 (23.53%) Data Analyst
3 11 (21.57%) Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Data Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) SQL Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Big Data Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Hadoop Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Credit Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Python Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Quantitative Researcher
7 3 (5.88%) Risk Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) SAS Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) SQL Data Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Big Data Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Data Scientist
8 2 (3.92%) Insight Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) SPSS Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) JSON
1 3 (5.88%) Kafka
2 1 (1.96%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.96%) Backbone.js
2 1 (1.96%) Chai
2 1 (1.96%) DOM
2 1 (1.96%) jQuery
2 1 (1.96%) Marionette.js
2 1 (1.96%) Node.js
2 1 (1.96%) OAuth2
2 1 (1.96%) Pandas
2 1 (1.96%) RESTful
2 1 (1.96%) scikit-learn
2 1 (1.96%) WebSockets
2 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (23.53%) Mathematics
3 9 (17.65%) Statistics
4 8 (15.69%) Visualisation
5 6 (11.76%) Data Structures
5 6 (11.76%) Economics
6 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
7 3 (5.88%) Algorithms
7 3 (5.88%) Credit Risk
7 3 (5.88%) Data Extraction
7 3 (5.88%) Digital Media
7 3 (5.88%) Equities
7 3 (5.88%) Fixed Income
7 3 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
7 3 (5.88%) User Experience
8 2 (3.92%) Data Integration
8 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.96%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Android
2 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (41.18%) Analytics
2 17 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (27.45%) ETL
5 10 (19.61%) Data Analysis
5 10 (19.61%) Data Management
5 10 (19.61%) Data Modelling
6 8 (15.69%) Data Transformation
6 8 (15.69%) Open Source
7 7 (13.73%) Dimensional Modelling
7 7 (13.73%) Predictive Modelling
7 7 (13.73%) SDLC
8 6 (11.76%) Operations Research
9 5 (9.80%) Data Analytics
9 5 (9.80%) Data Visualisation
9 5 (9.80%) Migration
10 4 (7.84%) Data Governance
10 4 (7.84%) Data Migration
10 4 (7.84%) Data Security
10 4 (7.84%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (56.86%) Python
1 29 (56.86%) SQL
2 10 (19.61%) MATLAB
3 8 (15.69%) C++
4 4 (7.84%) Shell Script
4 4 (7.84%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.88%) Java
5 3 (5.88%) Scala
5 3 (5.88%) VBA
6 1 (1.96%) C#
6 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.96%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.96%) PHP
6 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.96%) VB
6 1 (1.96%) VC++
Qualifications
1 17 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) PhD
3 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (27.45%) Data Quality
2 5 (9.80%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) HDFS
2 2 (3.92%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Ambari
1 1 (1.96%) Oozie
1 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) Tableau
2 11 (21.57%) Oracle
3 8 (15.69%) Teradata
4 7 (13.73%) Netezza
4 7 (13.73%) Sybase
5 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
6 4 (7.84%) Google
7 3 (5.88%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (5.88%) Talend
7 3 (5.88%) Vertica
8 2 (3.92%) Cloudera
9 1 (1.96%) Cognos
9 1 (1.96%) MapR
9 1 (1.96%) RapidMiner
9 1 (1.96%) SAP
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