The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 123 144 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Contract jobs citing R 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.038% 0.064% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£420 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £475 £363
% change year-on-year
+26.31% +31.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £34.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-52.94% +29.52%
R
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
897 1193 879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 33.99% 38.26% 38.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 650 479
Average daily rate £370 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 77 79
Average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £26.00 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

R Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

R
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing R across the East of England region.

R Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

R
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing R across the East of England region.

R Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

R
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 1 £420 - 1
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 4 (66.67%) Python
1 4 (66.67%) Statistics
1 4 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 4 (66.67%) Algorithms
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (50.00%) Operations Research
2 3 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 3 (50.00%) Teradata
2 3 (50.00%) Economics
2 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (50.00%) Applied Mathematics
2 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (50.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 3 (50.00%) Informatica
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) ETL
2 3 (50.00%) SAS
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
4 1 (16.67%) 3D Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Metadata Management

R
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 3 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Mathematica
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) IPsec
1 1 (16.67%) MPLS
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (50.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Data Scientist
2 1 (16.67%) Data Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modeller
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Java EE
1 1 (16.67%) QML
1 1 (16.67%) OpenCL
1 1 (16.67%) Qt
1 1 (16.67%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Statistics
1 4 (66.67%) Algorithms
2 3 (50.00%) Economics
2 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (50.00%) Applied Mathematics
2 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
4 1 (16.67%) CUDA
4 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Operations Research
1 3 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
1 3 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) 3D Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Metadata Management
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM
3 1 (16.67%) Data Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Information Management
3 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
4 1 (16.67%) GLSL
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (16.67%) OpenView
1 1 (16.67%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Teradata
1 3 (50.00%) Informatica
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Aruba
2 1 (16.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) ArcSight
2 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Sun
2 1 (16.67%) HP