The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the City of London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 185 203 227
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +24
Contract jobs citing R 18 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.14% 0.064%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.73% 0.32% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 2
Average daily rate
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£525 £500 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £423 £555
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £298 £400
% change year-on-year
+34.45% -25.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -34.37%
Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2467 3122 3045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.17% 43.90% 38.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1919 2403 2362
Average daily rate £451 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 31 22
Average hourly rate £29.74 £41.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.33% +10.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.58 £22.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.64 £52.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
R
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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 July 2014.

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 2014, 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 23 (65.71%) Python
2 18 (51.43%) Hadoop
2 18 (51.43%) Analytics
3 17 (48.57%) SQL
4 12 (34.29%) Data Mining
4 12 (34.29%) Statistics
4 12 (34.29%) Mathematics
4 12 (34.29%) Big Data
5 11 (31.43%) Java
6 10 (28.57%) SAS
6 10 (28.57%) Visualisation
7 9 (25.71%) Apache Hive
7 9 (25.71%) Tableau
7 9 (25.71%) Degree
7 9 (25.71%) Finance
8 8 (22.86%) SPSS
9 7 (20.00%) PhD
9 7 (20.00%) Data Analysis
9 7 (20.00%) Apache Pig
10 6 (17.14%) Machine Learning
10 6 (17.14%) Mahout
10 6 (17.14%) Ruby
10 6 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (17.14%) C
10 6 (17.14%) Linux
11 5 (14.29%) C++
11 5 (14.29%) Perl
11 5 (14.29%) Banking
11 5 (14.29%) NoSQL
11 5 (14.29%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 10 (28.57%) SAS
2 7 (20.00%) Apache Pig
3 2 (5.71%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) SPSS
2 2 (5.71%) Stata
2 2 (5.71%) Gephi
3 1 (2.86%) S-PLUS
3 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (51.43%) Hadoop
2 12 (34.29%) Data Mining
2 12 (34.29%) Big Data
3 9 (25.71%) Apache Hive
4 6 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (17.14%) Mahout
5 5 (14.29%) NoSQL
6 4 (11.43%) MongoDB
7 3 (8.57%) MySQL
7 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
8 2 (5.71%) QlikView
9 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (2.86%) Base SAS
9 1 (2.86%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (2.86%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.71%) Subversion
2 2 (5.71%) JIRA
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Retail
3 3 (8.57%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Marketing
4 2 (5.71%) Front Office
5 1 (2.86%) Advertising
5 1 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) Data Scientist
2 10 (28.57%) Developer
3 9 (25.71%) Data Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Python Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Database Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Information Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Product Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Quantitative Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Business Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Business Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) MapReduce
2 2 (5.71%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (5.71%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (5.71%) Django
2 2 (5.71%) SciPy
2 2 (5.71%) NumPy
3 1 (2.86%) AppFabric
3 1 (2.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.86%) .NET
3 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.86%) SignalR
3 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Statistics
1 12 (34.29%) Mathematics
2 10 (28.57%) Visualisation
3 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.57%) Credit Risk
4 3 (8.57%) Physics
4 3 (8.57%) Economics
5 2 (5.71%) Neural Network
5 2 (5.71%) Open Source
6 1 (2.86%) Social Media
6 1 (2.86%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.86%) FMCG
6 1 (2.86%) Derivative
6 1 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.86%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Analytics
2 7 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 6 (17.14%) Machine Learning
4 4 (11.43%) Predictive Modelling
4 4 (11.43%) Regression Analysis
5 3 (8.57%) Data Management
5 3 (8.57%) Statistical Modelling
5 3 (8.57%) OO
5 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.71%) Workflow
6 2 (5.71%) TDD
6 2 (5.71%) Workflow Management
6 2 (5.71%) Web Analytics
6 2 (5.71%) Customer Insight
6 2 (5.71%) Rapid Prototyping
6 2 (5.71%) Web Development
6 2 (5.71%) Predictive Analytics
7 1 (2.86%) Quantitative Analysis
7 1 (2.86%) Algorithmic Trading
7 1 (2.86%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) Python
2 17 (48.57%) SQL
3 11 (31.43%) Java
4 6 (17.14%) C
4 6 (17.14%) Ruby
5 5 (14.29%) Perl
5 5 (14.29%) C++
6 3 (8.57%) C#
6 3 (8.57%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.86%) Scala
7 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Degree
2 7 (20.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Basel II
1 1 (2.86%) Solvency II
1 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Apache Flume
1 1 (2.86%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Oozie
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Tableau
2 4 (11.43%) Talend
2 4 (11.43%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (5.71%) Omniture
4 1 (2.86%) Portware
4 1 (2.86%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.86%) Cloudera
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