The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 15 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing R 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 4.42% - 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.82% - 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£625 - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £345 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.79% -13.75%
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%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Docklands, London region.

Programming Languages Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
39 74 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 34.51% 32.74% 34.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 56 63
Average daily rate £613 £475 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.94% +20.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £310 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing R across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

R Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

R
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing R across the Docklands, London region.

R Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

R
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, 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 6 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
1 6 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 6 (100.00%) Analytics
2 5 (83.33%) Apache Pig
2 5 (83.33%) Amazon EMR
2 5 (83.33%) Information Retrieval
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Scala
2 5 (83.33%) Visualisation
2 5 (83.33%) Apache Hive
2 5 (83.33%) Data Visualisation
2 5 (83.33%) MapReduce
2 5 (83.33%) Big Data
2 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (83.33%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) ETL
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) B2C
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Statistics

R
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, 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 5 (83.33%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Data Mining
2 5 (83.33%) Apache Hive
2 5 (83.33%) Big Data
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Insight Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Data Scientist
3 1 (16.67%) Deployment Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (83.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Analytics
2 5 (83.33%) Information Retrieval
2 5 (83.33%) ETL
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Data Visualisation
2 5 (83.33%) MapReduce
3 2 (33.33%) B2C
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) Python
1 5 (83.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle