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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 116 131 134
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +3
Contract jobs citing R 10 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.43% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.07% 0.42% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £330 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £300 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £300 £324
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £500 £353
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +41.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 -
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -
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
938 960 1114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 40.34% 37.22% 38.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 553 730
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 103 51
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £29.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £50.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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
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 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +6 6 - - 2
Bedfordshire +6 3 £335 +11.66%
Hertfordshire -5 1 £325 -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 21 (95.45%) Python
2 14 (63.64%) MATLAB
2 14 (63.64%) Web Services
3 13 (59.09%) Algorithms
4 11 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 9 (40.91%) Statistics
5 9 (40.91%) Java
5 9 (40.91%) SQL
6 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (36.36%) RESTful
7 7 (31.82%) Mathematics
8 6 (27.27%) Visualisation
9 5 (22.73%) PHP
9 5 (22.73%) Retail
9 5 (22.73%) Ruby
9 5 (22.73%) API Development
10 4 (18.18%) Physics
10 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
10 4 (18.18%) Teradata
11 3 (13.64%) Workflow
11 3 (13.64%) Statistical Analysis
11 3 (13.64%) Bioinformatics
11 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
11 3 (13.64%) Information Management
11 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
11 3 (13.64%) Linux
11 3 (13.64%) Apache
11 3 (13.64%) Data Mining
11 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (13.64%) Computer Science

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 (13.64%) Apache
1 3 (13.64%) Apache Pig
2 2 (9.09%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.64%) Apache Hive
2 3 (13.64%) Data Mining
2 3 (13.64%) Mahout
2 3 (13.64%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (22.73%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Data Scientist
1 6 (27.27%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) MATLAB Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Web Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) MATLAB Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Integration Developer
5 1 (4.55%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Data Scientist
5 1 (4.55%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) Web Services
2 8 (36.36%) RESTful
3 3 (13.64%) D3.js
3 3 (13.64%) NumPy
3 3 (13.64%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) Algorithms
2 9 (40.91%) Statistics
3 7 (31.82%) Mathematics
4 6 (27.27%) Visualisation
5 4 (18.18%) Physics
6 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) API Development
3 3 (13.64%) Bioinformatics
3 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.64%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (13.64%) Information Management
3 3 (13.64%) Machine Learning
3 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
3 3 (13.64%) Statistical Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) Workflow
4 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Bayesian Methods
5 1 (4.55%) Predictive Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Predictive Modelling
5 1 (4.55%) Probabilistic Modelling
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) Python
2 14 (63.64%) MATLAB
3 9 (40.91%) Java
3 9 (40.91%) SQL
4 5 (22.73%) PHP
4 5 (22.73%) Ruby
5 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
1 2 (9.09%) PhD
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Kibana
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Teradata