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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 122 127 124
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing R 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.12% 0.11% 0.043%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.34% 0.28% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£420 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £343 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.78% -8.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £34.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+61.76% +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
883 1070 919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 34.78% 40.39% 39.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 586 511
Average daily rate £351 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 81 60
Average hourly rate £39.50 £37.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £23.20 £27.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.63 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 4 March 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
Suffolk - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £420 - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 3
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 5 (62.50%) Python
1 5 (62.50%) Statistics
1 5 (62.50%) Hadoop
1 5 (62.50%) Algorithms
2 4 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (50.00%) Teradata
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) ETL
2 4 (50.00%) SAS
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Informatica
3 3 (37.50%) Economics
3 3 (37.50%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 3 (37.50%) Operations Research
3 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
3 3 (37.50%) Applied Mathematics
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) SignalR
5 1 (12.50%) User Stories
5 1 (12.50%) Metadata Management
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 4 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Mathematica
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) IPsec
1 1 (12.50%) MPLS
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Hadoop
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (37.50%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Data Scientist
2 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Data Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modeller
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
2 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) SignalR
1 1 (12.50%) QML
1 1 (12.50%) OpenCL
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) OpenGL
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (12.50%) Qt
1 1 (12.50%) LINQ
1 1 (12.50%) jQuery
1 1 (12.50%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Statistics
1 5 (62.50%) Algorithms
2 3 (37.50%) Economics
2 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
2 3 (37.50%) Applied Mathematics
2 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (12.50%) CUDA
4 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
4 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
1 4 (50.00%) ETL
2 3 (37.50%) Operations Research
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) Metadata Management
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) SIEM
4 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Information Management
4 1 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (12.50%) 3D Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (12.50%) GLSL
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (12.50%) OpenView
1 1 (12.50%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Teradata
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
1 4 (50.00%) Informatica
2 1 (12.50%) Aruba
2 1 (12.50%) F5
2 1 (12.50%) ArcSight
2 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Sun
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds