The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 407 481 524
Rank change year-on-year
+74 +43
Contract jobs citing R 218 145 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.29% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.14% 0.74% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 100 48
Median daily rate £463 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.90% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £390 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £633
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £525 £390
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +34.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
19051 19511 18474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.12% 38.44% 37.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 13280 13275 12210
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 395 402
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.23 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% +6.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £19.16 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +3.49%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing R as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
London +57 139 £475 -13.63% 53
South East +15 27 £460 +2.22% 9
South West - 18 £425 - 5
West Midlands -4 17 £490 +18.78% 2
North West -24 7 £400 -38.46% 6
East of England +18 5 - - 2
East Midlands +1 1 - -
Yorkshire -5 1 - - 7
R
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R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 England region with a requirement for R.

1 246 (62.76%) Python
2 188 (47.96%) SQL
3 169 (43.11%) Analytics
4 137 (34.95%) Big Data
5 136 (34.69%) Java
6 133 (33.93%) Hadoop
7 119 (30.36%) SAS
8 104 (26.53%) Analytical Skills
9 103 (26.28%) Machine Learning
10 99 (25.26%) Degree
11 90 (22.96%) Agile Software Development
12 83 (21.17%) C++
13 82 (20.92%) Finance
14 80 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
15 77 (19.64%) Apache Spark
16 74 (18.88%) Statistics
17 71 (18.11%) MATLAB
18 69 (17.60%) Apache Hive
19 68 (17.35%) Tableau
20 62 (15.82%) Visualisation
21 60 (15.31%) Data Analytics
22 58 (14.80%) Algorithms
23 56 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
24 55 (14.03%) Oracle
25 52 (13.27%) SPSS
26 51 (13.01%) PhD
27 50 (12.76%) Data Analysis
28 49 (12.50%) Data Mining
29 48 (12.24%) Linux
30 47 (11.99%) Statistical Modelling

R
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 119 (30.36%) SAS
2 77 (19.64%) Apache Spark
3 39 (9.95%) Apache Pig
4 9 (2.30%) Oracle Workflow
4 9 (2.30%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.02%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.51%) Confluence
8 1 (0.26%) Apache
8 1 (0.26%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.26%) DNN
8 1 (0.26%) IIS
8 1 (0.26%) IPython
8 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 52 (13.27%) SPSS
2 26 (6.63%) MS Excel
3 13 (3.32%) MS Office
3 13 (3.32%) Stata
4 7 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (1.28%) Weka
6 3 (0.77%) LaTeX
7 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.51%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.51%) FastStats
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle AML
3 1 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 28 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.81%) IaaS
4 9 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (2.04%) Amazon EMR
6 7 (1.79%) Azure Machine Learning
7 5 (1.28%) CloudFront
8 4 (1.02%) Amazon S3
8 4 (1.02%) GitHub
9 3 (0.77%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.77%) PaaS
10 2 (0.51%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.51%) SaaS
11 1 (0.26%) AWS Data Pipeline
11 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.26%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.30%) Internet
2 4 (1.02%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.26%) DNS
3 1 (0.26%) FTP
3 1 (0.26%) HTTP
3 1 (0.26%) LDAP
3 1 (0.26%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (34.95%) Big Data
2 133 (33.93%) Hadoop
3 69 (17.60%) Apache Hive
4 56 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 49 (12.50%) Data Mining
6 41 (10.46%) NoSQL
7 39 (9.95%) Relational Database
8 31 (7.91%) SQL Server
9 29 (7.40%) QlikView
10 28 (7.14%) MongoDB
11 27 (6.89%) HBase
12 25 (6.38%) Apache Cassandra
12 25 (6.38%) MySQL
13 19 (4.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 17 (4.34%) HPCC
15 14 (3.57%) Pentaho
16 13 (3.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 12 (3.06%) CouchDB
17 12 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
17 12 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (4.59%) JIRA
2 14 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.30%) Jenkins
3 9 (2.30%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (2.04%) Talend Open Studio
5 7 (1.79%) ClearQuest
5 7 (1.79%) PVCS
5 7 (1.79%) Vagrant
6 6 (1.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.77%) Selenium
8 2 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.51%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.51%) Yeoman
9 1 (0.26%) Ant
9 1 (0.26%) gulp
9 1 (0.26%) Mocha
9 1 (0.26%) Sinon.JS
9 1 (0.26%) Subversion
9 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 82 (20.92%) Finance
2 27 (6.89%) Banking
3 22 (5.61%) Marketing
4 18 (4.59%) Retail
4 18 (4.59%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.30%) Electronics
6 8 (2.04%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.79%) Publishing
8 5 (1.28%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.02%) Automotive
10 3 (0.77%) Advertising
10 3 (0.77%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.77%) Military
11 2 (0.51%) Front Office
11 2 (0.51%) Games
11 2 (0.51%) Law
11 2 (0.51%) Legal
12 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.26%) International Banking
12 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 114 (29.08%) Developer
2 111 (28.32%) Data Scientist
3 61 (15.56%) Analyst
4 38 (9.69%) Data Engineer
5 28 (7.14%) Data Analyst
6 25 (6.38%) Python Developer
7 22 (5.61%) Big Data Engineer
8 21 (5.36%) Architect
8 21 (5.36%) Consultant
8 21 (5.36%) Java Developer
9 17 (4.34%) Big Data Developer
9 17 (4.34%) Senior Developer
10 15 (3.83%) Hadoop Developer
10 15 (3.83%) Technical Architect
11 13 (3.32%) R Developer
11 13 (3.32%) SQL Analyst
12 12 (3.06%) Insight Analyst
13 11 (2.81%) Software Developer
14 10 (2.55%) SQL Developer
15 9 (2.30%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (7.65%) HTML
2 29 (7.40%) CSS
3 26 (6.63%) .NET
4 24 (6.12%) Web Services
5 18 (4.59%) Pandas
6 17 (4.34%) AngularJS
7 12 (3.06%) Ruby on Rails
8 11 (2.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (2.55%) .NET Framework
9 10 (2.55%) Node.js
10 9 (2.30%) RESTful
11 8 (2.04%) Apache CXF
11 8 (2.04%) JSON
11 8 (2.04%) ODBC
11 8 (2.04%) SciPy
11 8 (2.04%) XML
12 7 (1.79%) Kafka
12 7 (1.79%) REST
12 7 (1.79%) Spring
13 6 (1.53%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 104 (26.53%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (18.88%) Statistics
3 62 (15.82%) Visualisation
4 58 (14.80%) Algorithms
5 45 (11.48%) Mathematics
6 36 (9.18%) Computer Science
7 17 (4.34%) Performance Metrics
8 16 (4.08%) Data Structures
9 15 (3.83%) Physics
10 13 (3.32%) Credit Risk
11 9 (2.30%) Mobile App
11 9 (2.30%) Neural Network
11 9 (2.30%) User Experience
12 8 (2.04%) Digital Media
13 7 (1.79%) Data Integration
13 7 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (1.53%) Data Extraction
14 6 (1.53%) Economics
14 6 (1.53%) Hedge funds
15 5 (1.28%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 48 (12.24%) Linux
2 29 (7.40%) Windows
3 26 (6.63%) Unix
4 3 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (0.77%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.26%) Android
6 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.26%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (43.11%) Analytics
2 103 (26.28%) Machine Learning
3 90 (22.96%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
5 60 (15.31%) Data Analytics
6 50 (12.76%) Data Analysis
7 47 (11.99%) Statistical Modelling
8 38 (9.69%) Open Source
9 33 (8.42%) Data Modelling
10 28 (7.14%) OO
11 27 (6.89%) ETL
11 27 (6.89%) MapReduce
11 27 (6.89%) Software Engineering
12 26 (6.63%) Data Visualisation
13 24 (6.12%) E-Commerce
14 22 (5.61%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (5.61%) DevOps
15 21 (5.36%) OOP
16 20 (5.10%) Data Management
16 20 (5.10%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 246 (62.76%) Python
2 188 (47.96%) SQL
3 136 (34.69%) Java
4 83 (21.17%) C++
5 71 (18.11%) MATLAB
6 41 (10.46%) Scala
7 32 (8.16%) C
7 32 (8.16%) VBA
8 29 (7.40%) C#
9 27 (6.89%) Ruby
10 23 (5.87%) Perl
11 22 (5.61%) JavaScript
12 18 (4.59%) Shell Script
13 17 (4.34%) PHP
14 15 (3.83%) Bash Shell
15 13 (3.32%) T-SQL
16 12 (3.06%) PL/SQL
17 11 (2.81%) Objective-C
18 7 (1.79%) PowerShell
19 5 (1.28%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 99 (25.26%) Degree
2 51 (13.01%) PhD
3 21 (5.36%) Security Cleared
4 15 (3.83%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.04%) Sun Certification
6 6 (1.53%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.51%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.51%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.51%) MCSD
8 2 (0.51%) MCSE
8 2 (0.51%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.26%) ACCA
9 1 (0.26%) CISSP
9 1 (0.26%) CLAS
9 1 (0.26%) ISEB
9 1 (0.26%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.61%) QA
2 16 (4.08%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (3.83%) Docker
2 10 (2.55%) HDFS
3 9 (2.30%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (1.28%) GridGain
5 4 (1.02%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.77%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.51%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 21 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (2.55%) StatsD
3 5 (1.28%) Hadoop YARN
3 5 (1.28%) logstash
4 4 (1.02%) Puppet
5 3 (0.77%) Ambari
6 2 (0.51%) Mesos
6 2 (0.51%) Oozie
7 1 (0.26%) Ansible
7 1 (0.26%) Graphite
7 1 (0.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 68 (17.35%) Tableau
2 55 (14.03%) Oracle
3 39 (9.95%) Teradata
4 22 (5.61%) Microsoft
5 21 (5.36%) SAP
6 17 (4.34%) Cloudera
7 13 (3.32%) Informatica
8 10 (2.55%) Netezza
9 9 (2.30%) Apigee
9 9 (2.30%) Citrix
9 9 (2.30%) Mashery
10 8 (2.04%) Apple
10 8 (2.04%) Sybase
10 8 (2.04%) Talend
10 8 (2.04%) VMware
11 7 (1.79%) Platfora
11 7 (1.79%) Vertica
12 5 (1.28%) RapidMiner
13 4 (1.02%) Google
13 4 (1.02%) IBM
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