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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
R
London / City of London
Rank 103 139 176
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +37
Contract jobs citing R 50 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.73% 0.32% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.43% 0.73% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 6 18
Median daily rate £475 £415 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.45% -20.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £234 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £713 £658
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £475 £400
% change year-on-year
-31.57% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.25 -
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -

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
1458 1367 2309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 50.38% 44.40% 45.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1217 1126 1900
Median daily rate £475 £480 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.04% +3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 3
Median hourly rate - £29.64 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 76 (82.61%) Python
2 57 (61.96%) SQL
3 42 (45.65%) Big Data
4 41 (44.57%) Hadoop
5 36 (39.13%) Degree
6 32 (34.78%) Apache Spark
7 31 (33.70%) Analytical Skills
7 31 (33.70%) Business Intelligence
8 29 (31.52%) Statistics
8 29 (31.52%) Analytics
8 29 (31.52%) Relational Database
8 29 (31.52%) Scala
8 29 (31.52%) Apache Hive
9 28 (30.43%) Java
10 27 (29.35%) Data Warehouse
10 27 (29.35%) Data Modelling
11 24 (26.09%) Data Quality
12 23 (25.00%) Data Management
13 21 (22.83%) Teradata
14 20 (21.74%) ETL
14 20 (21.74%) Kafka
15 19 (20.65%) NoSQL
15 19 (20.65%) Oracle
16 18 (19.57%) C++
16 18 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
17 17 (18.48%) Finance
17 17 (18.48%) Predictive Modelling
17 17 (18.48%) Algorithms
18 16 (17.39%) Data Transformation
18 16 (17.39%) Tableau

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 32 (34.78%) Apache Spark
2 12 (13.04%) SAS
3 11 (11.96%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (8.70%) Apache Pig
5 6 (6.52%) Apache
6 2 (2.17%) MQSeries
6 2 (2.17%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.09%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (11.96%) SPSS
2 1 (1.09%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (2.17%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.96%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (11.96%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (3.26%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.52%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (45.65%) Big Data
2 41 (44.57%) Hadoop
3 29 (31.52%) Apache Hive
3 29 (31.52%) Relational Database
4 27 (29.35%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (20.65%) NoSQL
6 16 (17.39%) DB2
7 12 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (8.70%) MongoDB
8 8 (8.70%) SQL Server
9 7 (7.61%) Impala
10 5 (5.43%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (5.43%) Data Lake
10 5 (5.43%) Data Mining
10 5 (5.43%) HBase
10 5 (5.43%) Neo4j
10 5 (5.43%) Sqoop
11 4 (4.35%) RDBMS
12 3 (3.26%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (10.87%) JIRA
2 7 (7.61%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.17%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.09%) ERwin
4 1 (1.09%) MSBuild
General
1 17 (18.48%) Finance
2 8 (8.70%) Marketing
3 7 (7.61%) Retail
4 4 (4.35%) Banking
5 3 (3.26%) Front Office
5 3 (3.26%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.17%) Electronics
6 2 (2.17%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.17%) Legal
6 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.09%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 36 (39.13%) Analyst
2 23 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 17 (18.48%) Data Engineer
3 17 (18.48%) Data Scientist
4 14 (15.22%) Big Data Engineer
5 12 (13.04%) SQL Analyst
6 11 (11.96%) Hadoop Engineer
6 11 (11.96%) SQL Data Analyst
7 9 (9.78%) Oracle Analyst
7 9 (9.78%) Teradata Analyst
8 8 (8.70%) Developer
9 6 (6.52%) Architect
9 6 (6.52%) Data Architect
10 4 (4.35%) Administrator
10 4 (4.35%) Consultant
10 4 (4.35%) Information Analyst
10 4 (4.35%) Lead Data Architect
11 3 (3.26%) Hadoop Administrator
11 3 (3.26%) SAS Analyst
11 3 (3.26%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.74%) Kafka
2 5 (5.43%) scikit-learn
3 4 (4.35%) Pandas
4 3 (3.26%) Akka
4 3 (3.26%) Apache Avro
4 3 (3.26%) JMS
4 3 (3.26%) JSON
4 3 (3.26%) Natural Language Processing
4 3 (3.26%) Spark Streaming
4 3 (3.26%) XML
5 2 (2.17%) Flask
5 2 (2.17%) MDX
5 2 (2.17%) NumPy
6 1 (1.09%) D3.js
6 1 (1.09%) Django
6 1 (1.09%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.09%) SciPy
6 1 (1.09%) TensorFlow
6 1 (1.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (33.70%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (31.52%) Statistics
3 17 (18.48%) Algorithms
4 15 (16.30%) Computer Science
5 14 (15.22%) Data Structures
5 14 (15.22%) Mathematics
5 14 (15.22%) Visualisation
6 6 (6.52%) Economics
7 3 (3.26%) Credit Risk
7 3 (3.26%) Data Extraction
7 3 (3.26%) Data Integration
7 3 (3.26%) Digital Media
7 3 (3.26%) Equities
7 3 (3.26%) User Experience
8 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.17%) Fixed Income
8 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.17%) Neural Network
8 2 (2.17%) SWIFT
9 1 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.43%) Linux
2 4 (4.35%) Unix
3 2 (2.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (33.70%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (31.52%) Analytics
3 27 (29.35%) Data Modelling
4 23 (25.00%) Data Management
5 20 (21.74%) ETL
6 18 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (18.48%) Predictive Modelling
8 16 (17.39%) Data Transformation
8 16 (17.39%) Dimensional Modelling
9 15 (16.30%) SDLC
10 14 (15.22%) Machine Learning
11 11 (11.96%) Data Analysis
12 9 (9.78%) Open Source
13 7 (7.61%) Data Visualisation
13 7 (7.61%) SOA
13 7 (7.61%) Unit Testing
14 6 (6.52%) Continuous Deployment
14 6 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (6.52%) Data Acquisition
14 6 (6.52%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 76 (82.61%) Python
2 57 (61.96%) SQL
3 29 (31.52%) Scala
4 28 (30.43%) Java
5 18 (19.57%) C++
6 7 (7.61%) MATLAB
7 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.17%) VBA
8 1 (1.09%) C#
8 1 (1.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (39.13%) Degree
2 9 (9.78%) PhD
3 2 (2.17%) RHCE
3 2 (2.17%) RHCSA
4 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (26.09%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.52%) HDFS
2 2 (2.17%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (5.43%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (2.17%) Oozie
2 2 (2.17%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.09%) Ambari
Vendors
1 21 (22.83%) Teradata
2 19 (20.65%) Oracle
3 16 (17.39%) Netezza
3 16 (17.39%) Sybase
3 16 (17.39%) Tableau
4 7 (7.61%) SAP
5 6 (6.52%) Hortonworks
6 5 (5.43%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (4.35%) Cloudera
7 4 (4.35%) Google
8 3 (3.26%) Cognos
9 2 (2.17%) Cisco
9 2 (2.17%) jBASE
9 2 (2.17%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.17%) Temenos
9 2 (2.17%) VMware
10 1 (1.09%) Alteryx
10 1 (1.09%) IBM
10 1 (1.09%) Informatica
10 1 (1.09%) TIBCO
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