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 2 May 2016 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank - 127 -
Contract jobs citing R 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.11% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £445 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £600 £413
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 - -
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
808 928 1181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 31.96% 33.44% 38.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 497 639
Median daily rate £375 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 64 78
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £32.00 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.04 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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
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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Bioinformatics
1 2 (66.67%) Biology
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Life Science
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (33.33%) Linear Algebra
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Informatics
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
2 1 (33.33%) PhD
2 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Data Scientist
1 1 (33.33%) Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Statistician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Biology
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Informatics
2 1 (33.33%) Life Science
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Bioinformatics
2 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (33.33%) Linear Algebra
2 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle