The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 395 484 489
Rank change year-on-year
+89 +5
Contract jobs citing R 191 88 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.00% 0.47% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 56 30
Average daily rate
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£550 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £289 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £698 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £613 £475 £363
% change year-on-year
+28.94% +31.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £34.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +29.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £34.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-52.94% +29.52%
R
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19106 18615 16153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.72% 37.53% 37.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 12618 12313 10161
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 443 598
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £18.10 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing R across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

R Jobs Demand Trend in England

R
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing R across the England region.

R Daily Rate Trend in England

R
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing R across the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

R Daily Rate Histogram in England

R
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing R across the England region.

R Hourly Rate Trend in England

R
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
London +38 109 £550 +15.78% 75
North West +22 44 £650 - 3
South East +9 27 £475 -2.61% 14
West Midlands -12 4 £281 - 2
East of England +5 1 £420 - 3
Yorkshire - 1 £525 - 1
Midlands - 1 £550 -
R
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R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 145 (49.66%) Hadoop
2 140 (47.95%) Python
3 120 (41.10%) Big Data
4 114 (39.04%) Analytics
5 106 (36.30%) Tableau
6 105 (35.96%) Visualisation
7 103 (35.27%) SQL
8 82 (28.08%) Analytical Skills
9 78 (26.71%) Agile Software Development
10 68 (23.29%) Java
11 67 (22.95%) Statistics
12 65 (22.26%) Oracle
13 64 (21.92%) Data Warehouse
14 63 (21.58%) Finance
15 61 (20.89%) SAS
15 61 (20.89%) Machine Learning
16 58 (19.86%) JavaScript
17 55 (18.84%) Data Mining
18 54 (18.49%) Amazon AWS
19 52 (17.81%) Teradata
20 49 (16.78%) ETL
20 49 (16.78%) MongoDB
21 48 (16.44%) Apache Cassandra
22 47 (16.10%) Business Intelligence
22 47 (16.10%) MATLAB
23 43 (14.73%) Opscode Chef
24 41 (14.04%) StatsD
24 41 (14.04%) Data Analysis
24 41 (14.04%) IaaS
24 41 (14.04%) Cloud Computing

R
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 61 (20.89%) SAS
2 35 (11.99%) Node.js
3 34 (11.64%) Apache Spark
4 29 (9.93%) Apache Pig
5 6 (2.05%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.71%) Apache
6 5 (1.71%) IIS
7 3 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.68%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.68%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.34%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (7.53%) SPSS
2 9 (3.08%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.74%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.37%) Mathematica
4 4 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.03%) MS Office
6 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.68%) S-PLUS
6 2 (0.68%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.34%) Weka
7 1 (0.34%) InDesign
7 1 (0.34%) Stata
7 1 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.03%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.68%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.34%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.34%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 54 (18.49%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (14.04%) IaaS
2 41 (14.04%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (3.08%) Google Analytics
4 6 (2.05%) Amazon EMR
4 6 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.34%) Heroku
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.34%) PaaS
5 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.34%) GitHub
5 1 (0.34%) Route 53
5 1 (0.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.79%) Internet
2 3 (1.03%) WAN
2 3 (1.03%) DHCP
2 3 (1.03%) DNS
3 2 (0.68%) LAN
3 2 (0.68%) SAN
3 2 (0.68%) HTTP
3 2 (0.68%) Firewall
3 2 (0.68%) AMQP
4 1 (0.34%) IPsec
4 1 (0.34%) LDAP
4 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.34%) VPN
4 1 (0.34%) Intranet
4 1 (0.34%) MPLS
4 1 (0.34%) DMZ
4 1 (0.34%) SSL
4 1 (0.34%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.34%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (49.66%) Hadoop
2 120 (41.10%) Big Data
3 64 (21.92%) Data Warehouse
4 55 (18.84%) Data Mining
5 49 (16.78%) MongoDB
6 48 (16.44%) Apache Cassandra
7 38 (13.01%) Apache Hive
8 32 (10.96%) SQL Server
9 26 (8.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 26 (8.90%) HBase
10 23 (7.88%) QlikView
11 16 (5.48%) NoSQL
12 15 (5.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 15 (5.14%) Impala
13 11 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (3.08%) Relational Database
14 9 (3.08%) Oracle Database
15 8 (2.74%) Text Mining
16 7 (2.40%) Oracle BI EE
17 6 (2.05%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 11 (3.77%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (1.03%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.68%) Grunt
3 2 (0.68%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.34%) jMock
4 1 (0.34%) JIRA
4 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.34%) Flex Builder
4 1 (0.34%) RSpec
4 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.34%) Introscope
4 1 (0.34%) Subversion
4 1 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 63 (21.58%) Finance
2 34 (11.64%) Banking
3 21 (7.19%) Retail
4 20 (6.85%) Investment Banking
5 17 (5.82%) Marketing
6 16 (5.48%) Front Office
7 8 (2.74%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.74%) Games
8 7 (2.40%) Publishing
9 5 (1.71%) Advertising
9 5 (1.71%) Legal
10 4 (1.37%) Online Betting
10 4 (1.37%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.68%) Billing
11 2 (0.68%) Law
11 2 (0.68%) Back Office
11 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.68%) Arabic Language
11 2 (0.68%) German Language
Job Titles
1 86 (29.45%) Developer
2 67 (22.95%) Analyst
3 57 (19.52%) Data Scientist
4 45 (15.41%) Architect
5 34 (11.64%) Technical Architect
6 28 (9.59%) Data Analyst
7 24 (8.22%) Digital Architect
8 22 (7.53%) Digital Technical Architect
9 17 (5.82%) Senior Architect
9 17 (5.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 16 (5.48%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 15 (5.14%) Consultant
11 15 (5.14%) Senior Technical Architect
12 14 (4.79%) Analyst Developer
13 13 (4.45%) Business Analyst
14 12 (4.11%) Python Developer
14 12 (4.11%) Hadoop Developer
15 10 (3.42%) Tableau Developer
15 10 (3.42%) Senior Digital Architect
16 9 (3.08%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (13.70%) .NET
2 38 (13.01%) AngularJS
3 33 (11.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 16 (5.48%) Kafka
5 13 (4.45%) Cascading
6 12 (4.11%) HTML
7 11 (3.77%) CSS
7 11 (3.77%) Web Services
7 11 (3.77%) XML
8 7 (2.40%) D3.js
9 6 (2.05%) NumPy
9 6 (2.05%) MDX
9 6 (2.05%) .NET Framework
10 5 (1.71%) jQuery
10 5 (1.71%) Natural Language Processing
10 5 (1.71%) RESTful
10 5 (1.71%) HTML5
10 5 (1.71%) Sass
10 5 (1.71%) Pandas
11 4 (1.37%) Raphaël
Miscellaneous
1 105 (35.96%) Visualisation
2 82 (28.08%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (22.95%) Statistics
4 35 (11.99%) Mathematics
5 31 (10.62%) Algorithms
6 27 (9.25%) Computer Science
7 24 (8.22%) Open Source
8 14 (4.79%) User Experience
8 14 (4.79%) Physics
9 13 (4.45%) Credit Risk
10 12 (4.11%) Social Media
11 9 (3.08%) Data Integration
11 9 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (3.08%) Economics
12 7 (2.40%) Fixed Income
13 6 (2.05%) Derivative
14 5 (1.71%) Data Extraction
14 5 (1.71%) Clustering
15 4 (1.37%) Applied Mathematics
15 4 (1.37%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.59%) Linux
2 20 (6.85%) UNIX
3 7 (2.40%) Windows
4 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.68%) Solaris
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (39.04%) Analytics
2 78 (26.71%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (20.89%) Machine Learning
4 49 (16.78%) ETL
5 47 (16.10%) Business Intelligence
6 41 (14.04%) Data Analysis
7 34 (11.64%) MapReduce
8 27 (9.25%) Data Modelling
9 18 (6.16%) Predictive Modelling
10 17 (5.82%) Statistical Modelling
11 14 (4.79%) Data Architecture
12 13 (4.45%) E-Commerce
13 12 (4.11%) Validation
14 11 (3.77%) Cluster Analysis
14 11 (3.77%) Functional Programming
15 10 (3.42%) Mentoring
15 10 (3.42%) Data Reconciliation
15 10 (3.42%) Statistical Analysis
15 10 (3.42%) Data Analytics
16 9 (3.08%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 140 (47.95%) Python
2 103 (35.27%) SQL
3 68 (23.29%) Java
4 58 (19.86%) JavaScript
5 47 (16.10%) MATLAB
6 37 (12.67%) C++
7 34 (11.64%) Scala
8 22 (7.53%) C#
9 20 (6.85%) VBA
10 16 (5.48%) Ruby
11 12 (4.11%) C
12 5 (1.71%) Perl
13 4 (1.37%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.37%) Clojure
14 3 (1.03%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.03%) Go
15 2 (0.68%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 2 (0.68%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.68%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (11.30%) Degree
2 24 (8.22%) PhD
3 5 (1.71%) MCSE
3 5 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.37%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.03%) MCITP
5 3 (1.03%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.03%) ISEB
6 2 (0.68%) MCSA
7 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.34%) CCNP
7 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.40%) QA
2 3 (1.03%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.68%) SNOMED CT
3 2 (0.68%) CDISC
System Software
1 19 (6.51%) HDFS
2 5 (1.71%) Apache Flume
3 4 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.03%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.68%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.34%) OCFS2
6 1 (0.34%) GlusterFS
6 1 (0.34%) GFS2
Systems Management
1 43 (14.73%) Opscode Chef
2 41 (14.04%) StatsD
3 14 (4.79%) Hadoop YARN
4 5 (1.71%) Graphite
5 2 (0.68%) Puppet
6 1 (0.34%) SCOM
6 1 (0.34%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.34%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.34%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.34%) Ambari
6 1 (0.34%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.34%) OpenView
6 1 (0.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.34%) Oozie
Vendors
1 106 (36.30%) Tableau
2 65 (22.26%) Oracle
3 52 (17.81%) Teradata
4 40 (13.70%) Citrix
5 39 (13.36%) Apigee
5 39 (13.36%) Mashery
6 16 (5.48%) Microsoft
7 14 (4.79%) Cloudera
8 11 (3.77%) Talend
8 11 (3.77%) Informatica
9 10 (3.42%) Google
10 9 (3.08%) Vertica
10 9 (3.08%) Netezza
10 9 (3.08%) Business Objects
11 7 (2.40%) Alteryx
11 7 (2.40%) Splunk
11 7 (2.40%) SAP
12 6 (2.05%) TIBCO
13 4 (1.37%) Cognos
13 4 (1.37%) VMware
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London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £290.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
FRAGOMEN
Rate: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands (County)
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £28 to £33 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £18 - £23 per hour + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £190 - £210 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + home working
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
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