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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 472 489 522
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +33
Contract jobs citing R 111 68 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.14% 0.100%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.58% 0.35% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 43 21
Average daily rate
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£513 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £261 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £670 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £345 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.86% -13.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £25.63 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -34.37%
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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
19036 19218 19901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.35% 39.49% 37.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12286 12255 12124
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 524 730
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £15.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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
London +42 88 £550 +23.94% 45
South East +2 6 £600 +73.91% 5
North West - 6 £325 - 4
East Midlands - 4 - -
East of England -30 3 £335 - 6
South West - 2 £325 -
West Midlands - 2 - -
North East - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
R
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R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 84 (47.73%) SQL
1 84 (47.73%) Analytics
2 63 (35.80%) Python
3 51 (28.98%) SAS
3 51 (28.98%) Finance
4 50 (28.41%) Hadoop
5 41 (23.30%) Java
5 41 (23.30%) Statistics
6 40 (22.73%) Big Data
7 35 (19.89%) Degree
8 31 (17.61%) MapReduce
9 30 (17.05%) Mathematics
9 30 (17.05%) Data Mining
10 29 (16.48%) C++
10 29 (16.48%) Visualisation
11 28 (15.91%) Apache Hive
12 27 (15.34%) Oracle
13 25 (14.20%) Apache Pig
14 23 (13.07%) Banking
14 23 (13.07%) Linux
14 23 (13.07%) MATLAB
15 22 (12.50%) SPSS
15 22 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
15 22 (12.50%) Tableau
16 21 (11.93%) NoSQL
16 21 (11.93%) Statistical Modelling
16 21 (11.93%) JavaScript
17 20 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
17 20 (11.36%) Computer Science
18 19 (10.80%) ETL

R
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 51 (28.98%) SAS
2 25 (14.20%) Apache Pig
3 4 (2.27%) Apache
4 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.14%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (1.14%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.57%) Node.js
Applications
1 22 (12.50%) SPSS
2 13 (7.39%) MS Excel
3 9 (5.11%) Stata
4 6 (3.41%) Mathematica
5 4 (2.27%) MS Office
6 3 (1.70%) FastStats
7 2 (1.14%) Gephi
7 2 (1.14%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.57%) MS Project
8 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.57%) Weka
Business Applications
1 11 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (5.68%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (4.55%) SiteCatalyst
4 7 (3.98%) Oracle Financials
4 7 (3.98%) Google Analytics
5 6 (3.41%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (2.27%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (2.27%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (2.27%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (2.27%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (1.70%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (1.70%) Oracle Manufacturing
8 2 (1.14%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (1.14%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 2 (1.14%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 2 (1.14%) Oracle AGIS
9 1 (0.57%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.57%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.57%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.57%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.55%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.57%) GitHub
2 1 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.14%) LAN
1 2 (1.14%) VoIP
1 2 (1.14%) WLAN
1 2 (1.14%) WAN
1 2 (1.14%) Firewall
2 1 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.57%) SAN
2 1 (0.57%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (28.41%) Hadoop
2 40 (22.73%) Big Data
3 30 (17.05%) Data Mining
4 28 (15.91%) Apache Hive
5 21 (11.93%) NoSQL
6 14 (7.95%) SQL Server
6 14 (7.95%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (7.95%) Relational Database
7 9 (5.11%) HBase
8 8 (4.55%) Oracle Database
8 8 (4.55%) DB2
8 8 (4.55%) MySQL
9 7 (3.98%) QlikView
9 7 (3.98%) Mahout
10 6 (3.41%) RapidMiner
10 6 (3.41%) Couchbase
10 6 (3.41%) Base SAS
10 6 (3.41%) MongoDB
10 6 (3.41%) RDBMS
11 5 (2.84%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (3.98%) Maven
2 4 (2.27%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (1.70%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (1.70%) JIRA
4 2 (1.14%) RSpec
4 2 (1.14%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.14%) Subversion
4 2 (1.14%) ProC
5 1 (0.57%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.57%) JDeveloper
5 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.57%) Gradle
5 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
General
1 51 (28.98%) Finance
2 23 (13.07%) Banking
3 19 (10.80%) Marketing
4 17 (9.66%) Investment Banking
5 8 (4.55%) Front Office
6 6 (3.41%) Retail
7 4 (2.27%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.27%) Publishing
7 4 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.70%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.14%) Legal
9 2 (1.14%) Games
9 2 (1.14%) Billing
9 2 (1.14%) General Ledger
9 2 (1.14%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.57%) Back Office
10 1 (0.57%) Advertising
10 1 (0.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 56 (31.82%) Analyst
2 42 (23.86%) Developer
3 26 (14.77%) Data Scientist
4 24 (13.64%) Data Analyst
5 16 (9.09%) Architect
6 15 (8.52%) Python Developer
7 12 (6.82%) Consultant
8 9 (5.11%) Technical Architect
9 7 (3.98%) Senior Developer
9 7 (3.98%) Analyst Developer
9 7 (3.98%) Oracle Consultant
10 6 (3.41%) Insight Analyst
10 6 (3.41%) Quantitative Analyst
10 6 (3.41%) Administrator
11 5 (2.84%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (2.84%) SAS Administrator
11 5 (2.84%) Statistician
11 5 (2.84%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (2.84%) Information Analyst
12 4 (2.27%) Ontologist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.95%) HTML
2 13 (7.39%) .NET
3 11 (6.25%) SciPy
3 11 (6.25%) NumPy
3 11 (6.25%) Django
4 10 (5.68%) jQuery
4 10 (5.68%) CSS
5 7 (3.98%) Natural Language Processing
6 5 (2.84%) OLE
6 5 (2.84%) XML
7 4 (2.27%) HTML5
7 4 (2.27%) Hibernate
7 4 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (1.70%) Web Services
8 3 (1.70%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.70%) Backbone.js
8 3 (1.70%) Pandas
9 2 (1.14%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.14%) Haml
9 2 (1.14%) Cascading
Miscellaneous
1 41 (23.30%) Statistics
2 30 (17.05%) Mathematics
3 29 (16.48%) Visualisation
4 20 (11.36%) Computer Science
5 10 (5.68%) Open Source
6 8 (4.55%) Economics
7 6 (3.41%) Life Science
8 5 (2.84%) Data Integration
8 5 (2.84%) Physics
9 4 (2.27%) Credit Risk
9 4 (2.27%) FMCG
9 4 (2.27%) Semantic Web
9 4 (2.27%) Ontologies
9 4 (2.27%) W3C
10 3 (1.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.70%) Derivative
10 3 (1.70%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.70%) Data Conversion
11 2 (1.14%) Biology
11 2 (1.14%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.07%) Linux
2 7 (3.98%) UNIX
3 4 (2.27%) Windows
4 3 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.14%) CentOS
5 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (47.73%) Analytics
2 31 (17.61%) MapReduce
3 22 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (11.93%) Statistical Modelling
5 20 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (10.80%) ETL
6 19 (10.80%) Data Analysis
7 15 (8.52%) TDD
8 14 (7.95%) Project Management
9 13 (7.39%) Machine Learning
10 12 (6.82%) Data Management
10 12 (6.82%) Web Development
11 11 (6.25%) Data Modelling
12 10 (5.68%) OO
13 9 (5.11%) Predictive Analytics
14 8 (4.55%) Information Retrieval
14 8 (4.55%) Statistical Analysis
15 7 (3.98%) OOP
15 7 (3.98%) Project Planning
15 7 (3.98%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 84 (47.73%) SQL
2 63 (35.80%) Python
3 41 (23.30%) Java
4 29 (16.48%) C++
5 23 (13.07%) MATLAB
6 21 (11.93%) JavaScript
7 19 (10.80%) C#
8 18 (10.23%) Perl
9 16 (9.09%) C
10 13 (7.39%) Scala
11 7 (3.98%) VBA
12 6 (3.41%) Ruby
13 4 (2.27%) SPARQL
14 3 (1.70%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.14%) PROC SQL
15 2 (1.14%) CoffeeScript
15 2 (1.14%) PHP
16 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.57%) Lisp
16 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (19.89%) Degree
2 17 (9.66%) PhD
3 4 (2.27%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.14%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.70%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.14%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.57%) Basel II
3 1 (0.57%) SLA
3 1 (0.57%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (1.14%) vSphere
1 2 (1.14%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.14%) GPFS
1 2 (1.14%) Apache Flume
1 2 (1.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.57%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (4.55%) Ganglia
1 8 (4.55%) Nagios
2 6 (3.41%) Hyperic
3 3 (1.70%) Puppet
4 2 (1.14%) YUM
4 2 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.57%) Oozie
5 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (15.34%) Oracle
2 22 (12.50%) Tableau
3 9 (5.11%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.55%) Cloudera
5 7 (3.98%) Google
6 6 (3.41%) Sybase
7 5 (2.84%) Informatica
8 4 (2.27%) Talend
8 4 (2.27%) Business Objects
8 4 (2.27%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (1.70%) HP
9 3 (1.70%) Eloqua
10 2 (1.14%) VMware
10 2 (1.14%) Teradata
10 2 (1.14%) Omniture
10 2 (1.14%) SAP
10 2 (1.14%) Adobe
10 2 (1.14%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.57%) Symantec
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