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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 175 199 195
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -4
Contract jobs citing R 25 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.44% 0.13% 0.082%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.99% 0.31% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 4
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£500 £500 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £390 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £620 £1,020
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £275 £280
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
+29.41% -
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
2515 2883 2493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.58% 42.41% 40.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2067 2234 1930
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 22 38
Average hourly rate £25.00 £33.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.37% -2.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £19.20 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £75.03 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 22 (51.16%) SQL
2 20 (46.51%) Analytics
3 19 (44.19%) Big Data
4 18 (41.86%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (41.86%) Python
4 18 (41.86%) Finance
5 17 (39.53%) Hadoop
6 15 (34.88%) Statistics
7 13 (30.23%) Degree
8 12 (27.91%) SAS
9 10 (23.26%) Java
9 10 (23.26%) Data Analysis
9 10 (23.26%) Mathematics
10 9 (20.93%) Credit Risk
11 8 (18.60%) C++
11 8 (18.60%) Linux
12 7 (16.28%) C#
12 7 (16.28%) Banking
12 7 (16.28%) Tableau
12 7 (16.28%) Algorithms
13 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
13 6 (13.95%) Cloudera
13 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (13.95%) TDD
13 6 (13.95%) Computer Science
13 6 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (13.95%) ETL
13 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
14 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
14 5 (11.63%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 12 (27.91%) SAS
2 5 (11.63%) Apache Pig
3 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.33%) Apache
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.33%) MS Project Server
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
1 5 (11.63%) SPSS
2 1 (2.33%) S-PLUS
2 1 (2.33%) Stata
2 1 (2.33%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) AMQP
2 2 (4.65%) Internet
3 1 (2.33%) Broadband
3 1 (2.33%) UMTS
3 1 (2.33%) VoIP
3 1 (2.33%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (44.19%) Big Data
2 17 (39.53%) Hadoop
3 6 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
4 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (11.63%) Apache Hive
4 5 (11.63%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (9.30%) DataStax
5 4 (9.30%) Data Mining
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.65%) Mahout
6 2 (4.65%) Impala
6 2 (4.65%) QlikView
7 1 (2.33%) DB2
7 1 (2.33%) MySQL
7 1 (2.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (2.33%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.65%) JIRA
2 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.33%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (41.86%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Banking
3 4 (9.30%) Retail
4 2 (4.65%) Marketing
4 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.33%) Front Office
5 1 (2.33%) Electronics
5 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Billing
5 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Analyst
2 10 (23.26%) Data Scientist
3 9 (20.93%) Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Data Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Data Modeller
6 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Business Data Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Build Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Data Modeller
7 2 (4.65%) Platform Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Data Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Data Architect
8 1 (2.33%) DBA
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) .NET
2 4 (9.30%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (4.65%) SciPy
3 2 (4.65%) Pandas
3 2 (4.65%) OLE
3 2 (4.65%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (4.65%) Middleware
4 1 (2.33%) CSS
4 1 (2.33%) Web Services
4 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.33%) Django
4 1 (2.33%) D3.js
4 1 (2.33%) RESTful
4 1 (2.33%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 18 (41.86%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (34.88%) Statistics
3 10 (23.26%) Mathematics
4 9 (20.93%) Credit Risk
5 7 (16.28%) Algorithms
6 6 (13.95%) Computer Science
7 5 (11.63%) Visualisation
7 5 (11.63%) Open Source
8 2 (4.65%) Hedge funds
8 2 (4.65%) Economics
8 2 (4.65%) Clustering
9 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
9 1 (2.33%) DTV
9 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
9 1 (2.33%) Neural Network
9 1 (2.33%) Replication
9 1 (2.33%) Informatics
9 1 (2.33%) Physics
9 1 (2.33%) Internet of Things
9 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Analytics
2 10 (23.26%) Data Analysis
3 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
3 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.95%) TDD
3 6 (13.95%) ETL
4 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (11.63%) Machine Learning
5 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
5 4 (9.30%) Predictive Analytics
6 3 (6.98%) Data Modelling
6 3 (6.98%) SOA
6 3 (6.98%) Web Design
6 3 (6.98%) Workflow
6 3 (6.98%) Workflow Management
6 3 (6.98%) MapReduce
6 3 (6.98%) High Availability
6 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.98%) Predictive Modelling
7 2 (4.65%) Customer Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (51.16%) SQL
2 18 (41.86%) Python
3 10 (23.26%) Java
4 8 (18.60%) C++
5 7 (16.28%) C#
6 5 (11.63%) Scala
7 4 (9.30%) VBA
8 3 (6.98%) VB.NET
8 3 (6.98%) Perl
8 3 (6.98%) MATLAB
8 3 (6.98%) Ruby
9 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.33%) C
10 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 13 (30.23%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) PhD
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Basel II
1 1 (2.33%) QA
1 1 (2.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.33%) HDFS
2 1 (2.33%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Puppet
2 1 (2.33%) Oozie
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Tableau
2 6 (13.95%) Cloudera
3 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle
5 2 (4.65%) VMware
5 2 (4.65%) IBM
5 2 (4.65%) Remedy
6 1 (2.33%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.33%) SAP
6 1 (2.33%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.33%) Teradata
6 1 (2.33%) Cadence
6 1 (2.33%) Talend
6 1 (2.33%) RapidMiner
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