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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 22 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
R
England / East of England
Rank 113 - 119
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing R 7 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.33% - 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.89% - 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £525 - £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £550 £420
% change year-on-year
-38.63% +30.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -

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
786 799 892
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 37.29% 33.88% 35.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 472 501
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 70 68
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £36.50 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £50.68 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing R as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing R across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

R Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire - 5 £525 - 7
Bedfordshire - 1 £525 - 1
Essex - 1 £265 -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 East of England region with a requirement for R.

1 11 (64.71%) Python
2 10 (58.82%) Mathematics
3 7 (41.18%) Statistics
3 7 (41.18%) Web Services
3 7 (41.18%) Algorithms
4 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
4 6 (35.29%) Visualisation
5 5 (29.41%) Java
5 5 (29.41%) MATLAB
6 4 (23.53%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) Linux
6 4 (23.53%) Data Mining
6 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (23.53%) Apache Hive
6 4 (23.53%) Physics
6 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
6 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
6 4 (23.53%) RESTful
6 4 (23.53%) Machine Learning
7 3 (17.65%) Mahout
7 3 (17.65%) D3.js
7 3 (17.65%) Docker
7 3 (17.65%) Kibana
7 3 (17.65%) NumPy
7 3 (17.65%) Apache Pig
7 3 (17.65%) Power BI
7 3 (17.65%) scikit-learn
7 3 (17.65%) Information Management
7 3 (17.65%) Bioinformatics
7 3 (17.65%) Statistical Analysis

R
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (17.65%) Apache
1 3 (17.65%) Apache Pig
1 3 (17.65%) SAS
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) S-PLUS
1 3 (17.65%) Weka
2 2 (11.76%) MS Project
3 1 (5.88%) AutoCAD
3 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Apache Hive
1 4 (23.53%) Data Mining
1 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
2 3 (17.65%) Mahout
2 3 (17.65%) Power BI
3 1 (5.88%) Big Data
3 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (17.65%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (17.65%) Publishing
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Games
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Data Scientist
2 3 (17.65%) Programmer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Programmer
3 2 (11.76%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Software Integration Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Web Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Big Data Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Data Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Facilities Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Hadoop Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) MATLAB Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Python Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Data Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Data Scientist
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior SAS Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) Web Services
2 4 (23.53%) RESTful
3 3 (17.65%) D3.js
3 3 (17.65%) NumPy
3 3 (17.65%) scikit-learn
3 3 (17.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Algorithms
2 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
3 3 (17.65%) Life Science
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.88%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Mathematics
2 7 (41.18%) Statistics
3 6 (35.29%) Visualisation
4 4 (23.53%) Machine Learning
4 4 (23.53%) Physics
4 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
5 3 (17.65%) Bioinformatics
5 3 (17.65%) Biometrics
5 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (17.65%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (17.65%) Information Management
5 3 (17.65%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Workflow
6 1 (5.88%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.88%) Information Security
6 1 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Python
2 5 (29.41%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) MATLAB
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) CDISC
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) Vertica