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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 445 494 500
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +6
Contract jobs citing R 151 99 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.83% 0.56% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 83 54
Average daily rate £500 £474 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.48% -5.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £322 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £670 £594
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £400 £285
% change year-on-year
+37.50% +40.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.63 - £42.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.53 - £38.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.73 - £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.63 - £42.50
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
18224 17823 17034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.62% 37.85% 37.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12493 11941 10865
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 493 415 470
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.73 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +30 96 £500 -0.09% 54
South East +29 22 £550 +37.50% 13
Yorkshire -11 12 £575 +52.31% 2
South West +11 8 £525 +35.48% 1
North West -14 7 £519 +107.50%
East of England +1 2 £300 -28.57% 2
East Midlands - 2 £339 - 1
North East - 2 £700 -
R
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R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 183 (55.62%) Python
2 150 (45.59%) Analytics
3 140 (42.55%) Big Data
4 126 (38.30%) Hadoop
5 122 (37.08%) Java
5 122 (37.08%) SQL
6 105 (31.91%) Analytical Skills
7 95 (28.88%) Finance
8 94 (28.57%) SAS
9 73 (22.19%) Tableau
9 73 (22.19%) Visualisation
10 72 (21.88%) Statistics
11 69 (20.97%) Machine Learning
12 66 (20.06%) Data Warehouse
12 66 (20.06%) Apache Spark
13 64 (19.45%) Business Intelligence
14 62 (18.84%) Linux
15 61 (18.54%) C++
16 57 (17.33%) ETL
17 56 (17.02%) Degree
18 53 (16.11%) Data Mining
19 52 (15.81%) Agile Software Development
20 51 (15.50%) Oracle
21 49 (14.89%) Apache Hive
22 47 (14.29%) SPSS
22 47 (14.29%) Banking
23 46 (13.98%) Scala
24 45 (13.68%) Data Analytics
25 42 (12.77%) Computer Science
25 42 (12.77%) JavaScript

R
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 94 (28.57%) SAS
2 66 (20.06%) Apache Spark
3 29 (8.81%) Apache Pig
4 17 (5.17%) Node.js
5 16 (4.86%) Apache
6 8 (2.43%) Confluence
6 8 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.82%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.30%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.30%) DNN
9 1 (0.30%) GemFire
Applications
1 47 (14.29%) SPSS
2 16 (4.86%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.22%) Weka
4 3 (0.91%) Stata
5 2 (0.61%) EViews
5 2 (0.61%) MS Office
6 1 (0.30%) LaTeX
6 1 (0.30%) Maple
6 1 (0.30%) Mathematica
6 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.61%) RMDS
2 1 (0.30%) Adaptiv
2 1 (0.30%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.30%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 38 (11.55%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (5.17%) IaaS
3 16 (4.86%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (3.34%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (3.04%) CloudFront
6 6 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (1.22%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.91%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.30%) Heroku
9 1 (0.30%) Pure360
9 1 (0.30%) Responsys
9 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.17%) Internet
2 5 (1.52%) Kerberos
3 4 (1.22%) DSL
3 4 (1.22%) HTTP
4 1 (0.30%) 3G
4 1 (0.30%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.30%) SAN
4 1 (0.30%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (42.55%) Big Data
2 126 (38.30%) Hadoop
3 66 (20.06%) Data Warehouse
4 53 (16.11%) Data Mining
5 49 (14.89%) Apache Hive
6 34 (10.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 34 (10.33%) BusinessObjects
7 33 (10.03%) NoSQL
8 30 (9.12%) Pentaho
9 28 (8.51%) MongoDB
10 26 (7.90%) QlikView
11 21 (6.38%) HBase
12 19 (5.78%) Relational Database
13 16 (4.86%) HPCC
14 12 (3.65%) Impala
14 12 (3.65%) SQL Server
14 12 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (3.65%) Text Mining
15 11 (3.34%) Base SAS
16 10 (3.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.04%) JIRA
1 10 (3.04%) Talend Open Studio
1 10 (3.04%) Vagrant
2 3 (0.91%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.61%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.30%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.30%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.30%) JMeter
4 1 (0.30%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.30%) RStudio
4 1 (0.30%) Selenium
4 1 (0.30%) Subversion
General
1 95 (28.88%) Finance
2 47 (14.29%) Banking
3 21 (6.38%) Telecoms
4 16 (4.86%) Marketing
5 15 (4.56%) Front Office
5 15 (4.56%) Investment Banking
6 10 (3.04%) Corporate Banking
7 9 (2.74%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.22%) Advertising
8 4 (1.22%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.91%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.91%) Games
9 3 (0.91%) Publishing
9 3 (0.91%) Retail
10 2 (0.61%) Billing
10 2 (0.61%) Law
10 2 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.30%) Back Office
11 1 (0.30%) Electronics
11 1 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 96 (29.18%) Developer
2 71 (21.58%) Analyst
3 61 (18.54%) Data Scientist
4 41 (12.46%) Data Analyst
5 33 (10.03%) Architect
6 24 (7.29%) Consultant
7 20 (6.08%) Big Data Developer
8 18 (5.47%) Hadoop Developer
9 16 (4.86%) Technical Analyst
10 14 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 14 (4.26%) Data Architect
10 14 (4.26%) Java Developer
11 13 (3.95%) Programmer
11 13 (3.95%) SAS Analyst
11 13 (3.95%) SAS Developer
11 13 (3.95%) Technical Architect
12 12 (3.65%) Scala Developer
13 11 (3.34%) Big Data Engineer
13 11 (3.34%) SAS Data Analyst
13 11 (3.34%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (9.12%) .NET
2 19 (5.78%) Apache Avro
3 17 (5.17%) AngularJS
3 17 (5.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 14 (4.26%) .NET Framework
5 12 (3.65%) HTML
6 11 (3.34%) Web Services
7 9 (2.74%) CSS
8 8 (2.43%) Kafka
8 8 (2.43%) SciPy
9 7 (2.13%) Spark Streaming
10 6 (1.82%) ASP.NET
10 6 (1.82%) NumPy
10 6 (1.82%) Pandas
10 6 (1.82%) REST
10 6 (1.82%) scikit-learn
10 6 (1.82%) WPF
10 6 (1.82%) XML
11 5 (1.52%) Natural Language Processing
11 5 (1.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 105 (31.91%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (22.19%) Visualisation
3 72 (21.88%) Statistics
4 42 (12.77%) Computer Science
5 36 (10.94%) Mathematics
6 26 (7.90%) Algorithms
7 24 (7.29%) Data Structures
8 18 (5.47%) Credit Risk
9 15 (4.56%) Digital Media
9 15 (4.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 14 (4.26%) Economics
10 14 (4.26%) Fixed Income
10 14 (4.26%) Physics
11 10 (3.04%) Augmented Reality
11 10 (3.04%) Neural Network
12 9 (2.74%) Equities
13 8 (2.43%) Hedge funds
13 8 (2.43%) Market Risk
14 7 (2.13%) Data Integration
15 6 (1.82%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 62 (18.84%) Linux
2 37 (11.25%) Windows
3 35 (10.64%) Unix
4 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.61%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.30%) Android
5 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (45.59%) Analytics
2 69 (20.97%) Machine Learning
3 64 (19.45%) Business Intelligence
4 57 (17.33%) ETL
5 52 (15.81%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (13.68%) Data Analytics
7 41 (12.46%) Data Analysis
8 29 (8.81%) Data Visualisation
9 28 (8.51%) Predictive Modelling
10 27 (8.21%) Data Modelling
11 26 (7.90%) Open Source
12 25 (7.60%) Validation
13 22 (6.69%) Statistical Modelling
14 19 (5.78%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (5.47%) Risk Management
16 17 (5.17%) MapReduce
16 17 (5.17%) Predictive Analytics
17 16 (4.86%) Software Engineering
18 15 (4.56%) Data Security
19 14 (4.26%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 183 (55.62%) Python
2 122 (37.08%) Java
2 122 (37.08%) SQL
3 61 (18.54%) C++
4 46 (13.98%) Scala
5 42 (12.77%) JavaScript
6 36 (10.94%) MATLAB
7 30 (9.12%) Ruby
8 27 (8.21%) VBA
9 26 (7.90%) Perl
10 21 (6.38%) PHP
11 20 (6.08%) C
12 16 (4.86%) C#
13 12 (3.65%) Bash Shell
14 10 (3.04%) Erlang
15 7 (2.13%) T-SQL
16 6 (1.82%) PL/SQL
17 5 (1.52%) Shell Script
18 4 (1.22%) VB
18 4 (1.22%) VC++
Qualifications
1 56 (17.02%) Degree
2 29 (8.81%) PhD
3 12 (3.65%) SAS Certification
4 11 (3.34%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.43%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.52%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.22%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.22%) PMP
7 4 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.61%) CFA
8 2 (0.61%) MBA
8 2 (0.61%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.30%) MCSD
9 1 (0.30%) MCSE
9 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (10.94%) Data Quality
2 8 (2.43%) QA
3 1 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.30%) FATCA
System Software
1 15 (4.56%) Docker
2 12 (3.65%) HDFS
3 6 (1.82%) Apache Flume
4 4 (1.22%) GridGain
5 2 (0.61%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.30%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (4.86%) StatsD
3 8 (2.43%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.22%) logstash
5 3 (0.91%) Ambari
5 3 (0.91%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (0.91%) Mesos
5 3 (0.91%) Puppet
6 2 (0.61%) Oozie
7 1 (0.30%) Ansible
7 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 73 (22.19%) Tableau
2 51 (15.50%) Oracle
3 33 (10.03%) Cloudera
4 32 (9.73%) Alteryx
4 32 (9.73%) Teradata
5 24 (7.29%) Informatica
6 18 (5.47%) Microsoft
6 18 (5.47%) SAP
7 16 (4.86%) Apigee
7 16 (4.86%) Citrix
7 16 (4.86%) Mashery
8 14 (4.26%) Hortonworks
9 12 (3.65%) MapR
10 10 (3.04%) Talend
11 8 (2.43%) Cognos
12 6 (1.82%) IBM
12 6 (1.82%) TIBCO
13 4 (1.22%) Bloomberg
13 4 (1.22%) Google
13 4 (1.22%) MicroStrategy
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