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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 413 478 456
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -22
Contract jobs citing R 161 85 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.88% 0.48% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 53 29
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£525 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £331 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £660 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £475 £375
% change year-on-year
+26.31% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 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
18277 17568 15502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.59% 37.15% 37.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 12002 11411 9789
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 389 426 573
Average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +31 93 £500 - 69
North West +16 32 £650 - 9
South East -14 22 £450 -7.73% 12
East of England +7 3 £420 - 6
West Midlands -5 3 £281 - 2
East Midlands -7 1 - - 3
Yorkshire -15 1 £400 -3.61% 3
North East - - - -
South West - - - - 3
R
UK

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 118 (45.56%) Hadoop
2 111 (42.86%) Analytics
2 111 (42.86%) Python
3 95 (36.68%) Big Data
4 91 (35.14%) Tableau
4 91 (35.14%) Visualisation
5 84 (32.43%) SQL
6 77 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
7 69 (26.64%) Agile Software Development
8 65 (25.10%) Statistics
9 57 (22.01%) Java
10 54 (20.85%) Finance
11 53 (20.46%) Data Mining
12 47 (18.15%) SAS
13 45 (17.37%) ETL
13 45 (17.37%) Data Warehouse
13 45 (17.37%) JavaScript
13 45 (17.37%) MATLAB
14 43 (16.60%) Oracle
15 40 (15.44%) Machine Learning
16 38 (14.67%) Business Intelligence
17 36 (13.90%) Mathematics
18 35 (13.51%) .NET
18 35 (13.51%) Teradata
19 34 (13.13%) Degree
19 34 (13.13%) Apache Cassandra
20 33 (12.74%) MongoDB
21 32 (12.36%) SQL Server
21 32 (12.36%) Linux
22 31 (11.97%) Data Analysis

R
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 47 (18.15%) SAS
2 28 (10.81%) Apache Spark
3 27 (10.42%) Node.js
4 24 (9.27%) Apache Pig
5 6 (2.32%) IIS
6 5 (1.93%) Apache
6 5 (1.93%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.16%) ArcGIS
7 3 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.77%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.77%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.39%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.39%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.39%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (5.79%) SPSS
2 8 (3.09%) Spreadsheet
2 8 (3.09%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.93%) Mathematica
4 3 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.77%) Weka
5 2 (0.77%) MS Office
5 2 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.39%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.39%) Stata
6 1 (0.39%) InDesign
6 1 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.70%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.77%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.39%) Front Arena
3 1 (0.39%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.39%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 27 (10.42%) IaaS
2 26 (10.04%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.93%) Amazon EMR
3 5 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.93%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.39%) Route 53
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.39%) Heroku
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.39%) PaaS
4 1 (0.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.41%) Internet
2 4 (1.54%) AMQP
3 2 (0.77%) WAN
3 2 (0.77%) DHCP
3 2 (0.77%) HTTP
3 2 (0.77%) SAN
3 2 (0.77%) DNS
4 1 (0.39%) Firewall
4 1 (0.39%) IPsec
4 1 (0.39%) MPLS
4 1 (0.39%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.39%) SSL
4 1 (0.39%) DMZ
4 1 (0.39%) Intranet
4 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.39%) LAN
4 1 (0.39%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (45.56%) Hadoop
2 95 (36.68%) Big Data
3 53 (20.46%) Data Mining
4 45 (17.37%) Data Warehouse
5 34 (13.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 33 (12.74%) MongoDB
7 32 (12.36%) SQL Server
8 29 (11.20%) Apache Hive
9 26 (10.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 21 (8.11%) HBase
11 19 (7.34%) QlikView
12 14 (5.41%) Impala
13 13 (5.02%) NoSQL
13 13 (5.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (2.70%) Relational Database
15 7 (2.70%) Amazon Redshift
16 6 (2.32%) Oracle Database
16 6 (2.32%) Spotfire
16 6 (2.32%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 11 (4.25%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.16%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.16%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.77%) Grunt
4 2 (0.77%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.39%) Subversion
5 1 (0.39%) Maven
5 1 (0.39%) Introscope
5 1 (0.39%) RSpec
5 1 (0.39%) Flex Builder
5 1 (0.39%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.39%) jMock
5 1 (0.39%) JIRA
5 1 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 54 (20.85%) Finance
2 28 (10.81%) Banking
3 25 (9.65%) Retail
4 13 (5.02%) Investment Banking
5 12 (4.63%) Marketing
6 11 (4.25%) Front Office
7 7 (2.70%) Publishing
8 6 (2.32%) Games
9 4 (1.54%) Corporate Banking
9 4 (1.54%) Online Betting
9 4 (1.54%) Legal
10 2 (0.77%) Arabic Language
10 2 (0.77%) German Language
10 2 (0.77%) Hindi Language
10 2 (0.77%) Japanese Language
10 2 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.77%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.77%) Law
10 2 (0.77%) Advertising
10 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 82 (31.66%) Developer
2 68 (26.25%) Analyst
3 42 (16.22%) Data Scientist
4 37 (14.29%) Architect
5 27 (10.42%) Data Analyst
5 27 (10.42%) Technical Architect
6 20 (7.72%) Digital Architect
7 17 (6.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 15 (5.79%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 15 (5.79%) Consultant
8 15 (5.79%) Senior Architect
9 14 (5.41%) Analyst Developer
10 13 (5.02%) Business Analyst
11 12 (4.63%) Senior Technical Architect
12 11 (4.25%) Tableau Developer
13 10 (3.86%) Hadoop Developer
13 10 (3.86%) Data Modeller
14 9 (3.47%) Business Developer
14 9 (3.47%) Scala Developer
15 8 (3.09%) Senior Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (13.51%) .NET
2 30 (11.58%) AngularJS
3 27 (10.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 13 (5.02%) Kafka
5 11 (4.25%) HTML
5 11 (4.25%) XML
5 11 (4.25%) Cascading
6 10 (3.86%) CSS
7 8 (3.09%) Web Services
8 7 (2.70%) D3.js
9 6 (2.32%) .NET Framework
10 5 (1.93%) SignalR
10 5 (1.93%) Natural Language Processing
10 5 (1.93%) jQuery
11 4 (1.54%) Pandas
11 4 (1.54%) MDX
11 4 (1.54%) RESTful
11 4 (1.54%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (1.54%) Raphaël
11 4 (1.54%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 91 (35.14%) Visualisation
2 77 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (25.10%) Statistics
4 36 (13.90%) Mathematics
5 31 (11.97%) Algorithms
6 29 (11.20%) Open Source
7 22 (8.49%) Computer Science
8 12 (4.63%) Credit Risk
8 12 (4.63%) Physics
9 11 (4.25%) Social Media
10 10 (3.86%) User Experience
10 10 (3.86%) Economics
11 8 (3.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (2.70%) Fixed Income
13 6 (2.32%) Derivative
13 6 (2.32%) Data Integration
14 5 (1.93%) Clustering
15 4 (1.54%) Internet of Things
15 4 (1.54%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 4 (1.54%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 32 (12.36%) Linux
2 18 (6.95%) UNIX
3 6 (2.32%) Windows
4 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (42.86%) Analytics
2 69 (26.64%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (17.37%) ETL
4 40 (15.44%) Machine Learning
5 38 (14.67%) Business Intelligence
6 31 (11.97%) Data Analysis
7 28 (10.81%) MapReduce
8 23 (8.88%) Data Modelling
9 18 (6.95%) Predictive Modelling
10 12 (4.63%) Data Architecture
10 12 (4.63%) Statistical Modelling
10 12 (4.63%) Validation
11 11 (4.25%) E-Commerce
12 10 (3.86%) Data Analytics
13 9 (3.47%) Data Security
13 9 (3.47%) Statistical Analysis
13 9 (3.47%) Mentoring
14 8 (3.09%) Cluster Analysis
14 8 (3.09%) Web Accessibility
14 8 (3.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 111 (42.86%) Python
2 84 (32.43%) SQL
3 57 (22.01%) Java
4 45 (17.37%) JavaScript
4 45 (17.37%) MATLAB
5 30 (11.58%) Scala
6 27 (10.42%) C++
7 21 (8.11%) VBA
8 20 (7.72%) C#
9 16 (6.18%) Ruby
10 11 (4.25%) C
11 5 (1.93%) Perl
12 4 (1.54%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.54%) Clojure
13 3 (1.16%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.16%) Golang
14 2 (0.77%) PHP
15 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.39%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 34 (13.13%) Degree
2 22 (8.49%) PhD
3 6 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.93%) ISEB
4 5 (1.93%) MCSE
4 5 (1.93%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.16%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.16%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.16%) MCITP
5 3 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.77%) MCSA
7 1 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.39%) CCNP
7 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.54%) QA
2 2 (0.77%) SNOMED CT
2 2 (0.77%) CDISC
System Software
1 15 (5.79%) HDFS
2 3 (1.16%) Apache Flume
2 3 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.77%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.77%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.39%) GlusterFS
4 1 (0.39%) GFS2
4 1 (0.39%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 29 (11.20%) Opscode Chef
2 27 (10.42%) StatsD
3 11 (4.25%) Hadoop YARN
4 5 (1.93%) Graphite
5 2 (0.77%) Puppet
6 1 (0.39%) Nagios
6 1 (0.39%) OpenView
6 1 (0.39%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.39%) Ambari
6 1 (0.39%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.39%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.39%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.39%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.39%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.39%) Oozie
Vendors
1 91 (35.14%) Tableau
2 43 (16.60%) Oracle
3 35 (13.51%) Teradata
4 26 (10.04%) Citrix
5 15 (5.79%) Microsoft
6 11 (4.25%) Talend
7 10 (3.86%) Cloudera
8 9 (3.47%) SAP
8 9 (3.47%) Google
9 8 (3.09%) Vertica
9 8 (3.09%) Informatica
10 7 (2.70%) Alteryx
10 7 (2.70%) Splunk
11 6 (2.32%) Business Objects
11 6 (2.32%) TIBCO
11 6 (2.32%) IBM
12 5 (1.93%) Netezza
13 3 (1.16%) VMware
13 3 (1.16%) Adobe
13 3 (1.16%) MicroStrategy
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