The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the East of England region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 136 122 143
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +21
Contract jobs citing R 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.035% 0.17% 0.035%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.091% 0.43% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £520 £345 £388
% change year-on-year
+50.72% -10.96%
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%
Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1100 927 1176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.35% 39.48% 40.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 657 477 590
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £441 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 96 132
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
R
England

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 11 July 2014. 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
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Essex - - - -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Manufacturing
1 2 (66.67%) General Ledger
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Discoverer
1 2 (66.67%) Data Conversion
1 2 (66.67%) Cash Management
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle AGIS
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (33.33%) Multivariate Testing
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Online Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) FMCG
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Web Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Manufacturing
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle AGIS
2 1 (33.33%) SiteCatalyst
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Discoverer
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (66.67%) General Ledger
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Financials Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Web Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Conversion
2 1 (33.33%) FMCG
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Cash Management
2 1 (33.33%) Online Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Web Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Predictive Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Multivariate Testing
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe