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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 365 460 515
Rank change year-on-year
+95 +55
Contract jobs citing R 266 180 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.54% 0.34% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.32% 0.89% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 135 81
Median daily rate £481 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £375 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £630 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £500 £318
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +57.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Median hourly rate £18.81 £15.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.42% -51.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £12.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+70.83% -63.07%
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
20109 20283 19474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 41.10% 38.62% 36.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 13935 13969 12813
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 472 389
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.83 £17.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.94 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 1 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing R across the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

R Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 October 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 +81 198 £500 - 50
West Midlands -5 20 £500 +11.11% 1
South East +7 15 £425 -19.04% 16
East of England +11 7 £325 -35.00% 10
South West +20 6 £345 +31.42% 2
Yorkshire +15 6 £525 -4.54% 2
North West +8 6 £438 -26.31% 2
East Midlands -15 6 £295 -9.23%
R
UK

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 310 (63.39%) Python
2 240 (49.08%) SQL
3 218 (44.58%) Analytics
4 155 (31.70%) Hadoop
5 150 (30.67%) Big Data
6 145 (29.65%) Analytical Skills
7 134 (27.40%) Machine Learning
8 130 (26.58%) Statistics
8 130 (26.58%) SAS
9 129 (26.38%) Degree
10 123 (25.15%) Java
11 121 (24.74%) Apache Spark
11 121 (24.74%) Agile Software Development
12 117 (23.93%) Finance
13 113 (23.11%) Visualisation
14 112 (22.90%) Business Intelligence
15 99 (20.25%) Tableau
16 86 (17.59%) Mathematics
16 86 (17.59%) MATLAB
17 85 (17.38%) Algorithms
18 82 (16.77%) Computer Science
19 78 (15.95%) Apache Hive
20 71 (14.52%) Data Warehouse
20 71 (14.52%) Data Analysis
21 70 (14.31%) PhD
21 70 (14.31%) Scala
22 65 (13.29%) C++
22 65 (13.29%) Data Mining
22 65 (13.29%) Data Analytics
23 62 (12.68%) Relational Database

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
1 130 (26.58%) SAS
2 121 (24.74%) Apache Spark
3 33 (6.75%) Apache Pig
4 25 (5.11%) Apache
5 18 (3.68%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (1.84%) Oracle Workflow
7 6 (1.23%) JBoss
8 5 (1.02%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.82%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (0.82%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.61%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.61%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.41%) Confluence
11 2 (0.41%) nginx
11 2 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (0.41%) PegaRULES
11 2 (0.41%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.20%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 55 (11.25%) SPSS
2 25 (5.11%) MS Excel
3 12 (2.45%) Stata
4 11 (2.25%) MS Office
5 7 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.41%) LaTeX
7 2 (0.41%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (2.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.43%) Unica
3 2 (0.41%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle AML
Cloud Services
1 29 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (4.09%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (3.07%) Google Analytics
4 13 (2.66%) Azure Machine Learning
5 11 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (1.84%) Amazon Kinesis
7 6 (1.23%) Amazon EMR
8 5 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.82%) PaaS
10 3 (0.61%) Adobe Analytics
10 3 (0.61%) SaaS
11 2 (0.41%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.41%) GitHub
11 2 (0.41%) IaaS
12 1 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.20%) AWS Data Pipeline
12 1 (0.20%) Data Lake Analytics
12 1 (0.20%) Google Play
12 1 (0.20%) Office 365
12 1 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.84%) FTP
2 3 (0.61%) HTTP
2 3 (0.61%) LDAP
3 2 (0.41%) DNS
3 2 (0.41%) SAN
3 2 (0.41%) SSL
4 1 (0.20%) CTI
4 1 (0.20%) DHCP
4 1 (0.20%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.20%) Firewall
4 1 (0.20%) Skype
4 1 (0.20%) SMTP
4 1 (0.20%) SSH
4 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.20%) VoIP
4 1 (0.20%) VPN
4 1 (0.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (31.70%) Hadoop
2 150 (30.67%) Big Data
3 78 (15.95%) Apache Hive
4 71 (14.52%) Data Warehouse
5 65 (13.29%) Data Mining
6 62 (12.68%) Relational Database
7 50 (10.22%) NoSQL
8 41 (8.38%) QlikView
9 36 (7.36%) SQL Server
10 25 (5.11%) MongoDB
11 24 (4.91%) Sqoop
12 22 (4.50%) HBase
13 20 (4.09%) Power BI
14 19 (3.89%) Data Lake
14 19 (3.89%) PostgreSQL
15 18 (3.68%) Pentaho
16 16 (3.27%) DB2
16 16 (3.27%) HDInsight
16 16 (3.27%) MySQL
17 15 (3.07%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 21 (4.29%) Git (software)
2 20 (4.09%) JIRA
3 11 (2.25%) Jenkins
3 11 (2.25%) Talend Open Studio
4 9 (1.84%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (1.43%) ClearQuest
5 7 (1.43%) PVCS
6 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.41%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.20%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.20%) gulp
8 1 (0.20%) Mocha
8 1 (0.20%) Sinon.JS
8 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 117 (23.93%) Finance
2 48 (9.82%) Marketing
3 42 (8.59%) Retail
4 36 (7.36%) Banking
5 16 (3.27%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.25%) Electronics
6 11 (2.25%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.25%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.84%) Advertising
8 7 (1.43%) Games
9 5 (1.02%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.82%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.82%) Legal
10 4 (0.82%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.61%) Automotive
11 3 (0.61%) Military
12 2 (0.41%) Front Office
12 2 (0.41%) Publishing
13 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.20%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 123 (25.15%) Data Scientist
2 106 (21.68%) Developer
3 105 (21.47%) Analyst
4 52 (10.63%) Data Analyst
5 42 (8.59%) Data Engineer
6 31 (6.34%) Architect
7 24 (4.91%) SQL Analyst
8 22 (4.50%) Consultant
9 21 (4.29%) Python Developer
10 20 (4.09%) Insight Analyst
10 20 (4.09%) Machine Learning Scientist
11 19 (3.89%) Big Data Engineer
11 19 (3.89%) Data Architect
12 18 (3.68%) Big Data Architect
12 18 (3.68%) Hadoop Architect
12 18 (3.68%) Java Developer
13 15 (3.07%) Big Data Developer
13 15 (3.07%) Software Engineer
14 14 (2.86%) R Developer
14 14 (2.86%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (6.54%) Kafka
2 25 (5.11%) Pandas
2 25 (5.11%) Web Services
3 24 (4.91%) D3.js
4 19 (3.89%) HTML
5 17 (3.48%) JSON
6 14 (2.86%) .NET
6 14 (2.86%) Natural Language Processing
6 14 (2.86%) RESTful
6 14 (2.86%) scikit-learn
6 14 (2.86%) XML
7 13 (2.66%) AngularJS
7 13 (2.66%) REST
8 12 (2.45%) CSS
9 9 (1.84%) Spring
10 8 (1.64%) Apache CXF
10 8 (1.64%) SciPy
11 7 (1.43%) Apache Avro
11 7 (1.43%) JMS
11 7 (1.43%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 145 (29.65%) Analytical Skills
2 130 (26.58%) Statistics
3 113 (23.11%) Visualisation
4 86 (17.59%) Mathematics
5 85 (17.38%) Algorithms
6 82 (16.77%) Computer Science
7 27 (5.52%) Artificial Intelligence
8 23 (4.70%) Data Structures
9 22 (4.50%) Credit Risk
10 20 (4.09%) User Experience
11 18 (3.68%) Physics
12 16 (3.27%) Data Integration
12 16 (3.27%) Economics
12 16 (3.27%) Neural Network
13 15 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (2.86%) Applied Mathematics
15 11 (2.25%) Data Extraction
16 10 (2.04%) Performance Metrics
17 9 (1.84%) Market Risk
18 7 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 48 (9.82%) Linux
2 15 (3.07%) Unix
3 14 (2.86%) Windows
4 4 (0.82%) Android
4 4 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.41%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.41%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.41%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.20%) CentOS
6 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (44.58%) Analytics
2 134 (27.40%) Machine Learning
3 121 (24.74%) Agile Software Development
4 112 (22.90%) Business Intelligence
5 71 (14.52%) Data Analysis
6 65 (13.29%) Data Analytics
7 58 (11.86%) ETL
8 47 (9.61%) Open Source
9 43 (8.79%) Data Architecture
9 43 (8.79%) Data Modelling
9 43 (8.79%) Data Visualisation
10 42 (8.59%) Statistical Modelling
11 39 (7.98%) MapReduce
12 38 (7.77%) Software Engineering
13 35 (7.16%) E-Commerce
14 33 (6.75%) Data Management
15 31 (6.34%) Predictive Modelling
16 28 (5.73%) Continuous Integration
16 28 (5.73%) Data Transformation
17 27 (5.52%) OO
Programming Languages
1 310 (63.39%) Python
2 240 (49.08%) SQL
3 123 (25.15%) Java
4 86 (17.59%) MATLAB
5 70 (14.31%) Scala
6 65 (13.29%) C++
7 32 (6.54%) VBA
8 26 (5.32%) C#
9 20 (4.09%) C
10 18 (3.68%) JavaScript
11 17 (3.48%) PHP
11 17 (3.48%) Ruby
12 12 (2.45%) Shell Script
13 10 (2.04%) Perl
14 8 (1.64%) Objective-C
15 7 (1.43%) Go
15 7 (1.43%) PL/SQL
16 6 (1.23%) T-SQL
17 5 (1.02%) PowerShell
18 3 (0.61%) Lua
Qualifications
1 129 (26.38%) Degree
2 70 (14.31%) PhD
3 19 (3.89%) Security Cleared
4 14 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.64%) Sun Certification
6 4 (0.82%) ISEB
7 3 (0.61%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.41%) CFA
8 2 (0.41%) CISSP
8 2 (0.41%) CLAS
8 2 (0.41%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.41%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.41%) SAS Certification
9 1 (0.20%) ACCA
9 1 (0.20%) CISA
9 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.20%) MBA
9 1 (0.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.11%) Data Quality
2 20 (4.09%) QA
3 3 (0.61%) Actionable Recommendations
3 3 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.20%) Basel II
System Software
1 19 (3.89%) Apache Flume
2 18 (3.68%) HDFS
3 14 (2.86%) Docker
4 5 (1.02%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.41%) Platform Symphony
6 2 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.20%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 15 (3.07%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.23%) Ansible
3 5 (1.02%) Puppet
4 4 (0.82%) Kibana
4 4 (0.82%) logstash
5 3 (0.61%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (0.61%) Marathon
5 3 (0.61%) Mesos
6 2 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.20%) Ambari
7 1 (0.20%) Graphite
7 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.20%) Oozie
7 1 (0.20%) SCCM
7 1 (0.20%) StatsD
7 1 (0.20%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 99 (20.25%) Tableau
2 59 (12.07%) Oracle
3 32 (6.54%) Teradata
4 24 (4.91%) Google
5 22 (4.50%) Microsoft
6 20 (4.09%) SAP
7 18 (3.68%) Netezza
8 17 (3.48%) Cloudera
9 14 (2.86%) Sybase
10 12 (2.45%) Hortonworks
10 12 (2.45%) Vertica
11 11 (2.25%) IBM
11 11 (2.25%) Talend
11 11 (2.25%) VMware
12 10 (2.04%) Informatica
12 10 (2.04%) Platfora
13 9 (1.84%) MicroStrategy
14 6 (1.23%) Red Hat
15 4 (0.82%) Alteryx
16 3 (0.61%) Attivio
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