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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 137 121 130
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Contract jobs citing R 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.14% 0.12% 0.036%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.37% 0.30% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£330 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £275 £280
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
+29.41% -
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
1069 1009 1106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 37.65% 41.61% 39.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 680 528 586
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 112 90
Average hourly rate £41.00 £36.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £12.50 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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
Hertfordshire - 3 £330 - 2
Cambridgeshire -12 1 - - 6
Essex - - - -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (88.89%) SQL
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 7 (77.78%) ETL
2 7 (77.78%) SAS
2 7 (77.78%) Informatica
2 7 (77.78%) Teradata
2 7 (77.78%) Python
2 7 (77.78%) Statistics
2 7 (77.78%) Hadoop
2 7 (77.78%) Predictive Modelling
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle ODI
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database
2 7 (77.78%) Algorithms
3 6 (66.67%) Operations Research
3 6 (66.67%) Mathematics
3 6 (66.67%) Applied Mathematics
3 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 6 (66.67%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 6 (66.67%) Economics
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
5 2 (22.22%) jQuery
6 1 (11.11%) SignalR
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (11.11%) LINQ
6 1 (11.11%) Biology
6 1 (11.11%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (77.78%) SAS
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Hadoop
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle ODI
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database
2 6 (66.67%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Data Scientist
2 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
2 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Data Modeller
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) SignalR
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (11.11%) LINQ
2 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 1 (11.11%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Statistics
1 7 (77.78%) Algorithms
2 6 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 6 (66.67%) Applied Mathematics
2 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (66.67%) Economics
3 1 (11.11%) Biology
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ETL
1 7 (77.78%) Predictive Modelling
2 6 (66.67%) Operations Research
3 1 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Bioinformatics
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 7 (77.78%) Informatica
2 7 (77.78%) Teradata
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
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