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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 440 480 495
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +15
Contract jobs citing R 155 90 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.79% 0.49% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 63 46
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£470 £520 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.61% +22.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £180 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £298
% change year-on-year
+17.24% +21.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.25
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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
19729 18403 18045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.29% 37.28% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13465 11975 11391
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 383 511
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £14.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 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 +46 119 £488 -11.36% 78
South East -10 9 £438 -15.86% 7
East Midlands +5 8 £325 -
West Midlands +6 5 £425 - 4
East of England +4 5 £550 +37.50% 4
North West -26 4 £650 +100.00% 5
Yorkshire - 2 £383 - 2
South West -8 1 £408 - 4
R
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R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 175 (50.43%) Python
2 152 (43.80%) Analytics
3 149 (42.94%) Hadoop
4 139 (40.06%) SQL
5 128 (36.89%) Big Data
6 102 (29.39%) Visualisation
7 99 (28.53%) Java
8 94 (27.09%) SAS
8 94 (27.09%) Analytical Skills
9 92 (26.51%) Tableau
10 75 (21.61%) Oracle
10 75 (21.61%) Finance
10 75 (21.61%) Agile Software Development
11 73 (21.04%) Data Warehouse
12 65 (18.73%) JavaScript
13 64 (18.44%) Amazon AWS
14 63 (18.16%) Machine Learning
15 60 (17.29%) Degree
16 56 (16.14%) Statistics
16 56 (16.14%) C++
16 56 (16.14%) MATLAB
17 55 (15.85%) MongoDB
17 55 (15.85%) Apache Cassandra
18 52 (14.99%) Data Mining
18 52 (14.99%) Teradata
19 50 (14.41%) Mathematics
20 49 (14.12%) Data Analysis
20 49 (14.12%) .NET
21 48 (13.83%) SPSS
22 47 (13.54%) Opscode Chef

R
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 94 (27.09%) SAS
2 37 (10.66%) Node.js
3 31 (8.93%) Apache Spark
4 30 (8.65%) Apache Pig
5 13 (3.75%) SharePoint
6 11 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (2.31%) Apache
8 7 (2.02%) IIS
9 4 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.86%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.86%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.58%) Oracle Spatial
11 2 (0.58%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.29%) IPython
12 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.29%) JBoss
12 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 48 (13.83%) SPSS
2 18 (5.19%) MS Excel
3 17 (4.90%) MS Office
4 8 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.31%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.86%) Maple
5 3 (0.86%) Mathematica
5 3 (0.86%) LaTeX
6 2 (0.58%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.58%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.29%) Weka
Business Applications
1 5 (1.44%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.58%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 2 (0.58%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.29%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 64 (18.44%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (12.68%) Cloud Computing
2 44 (12.68%) IaaS
3 9 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.31%) Google Analytics
5 7 (2.02%) Amazon EMR
6 6 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.15%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.29%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.29%) Route 53
9 1 (0.29%) GitHub
9 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.19%) Internet
2 3 (0.86%) AMQP
2 3 (0.86%) WAN
2 3 (0.86%) DHCP
2 3 (0.86%) DNS
3 2 (0.58%) LAN
3 2 (0.58%) 3GPP
3 2 (0.58%) Firewall
3 2 (0.58%) SAN
4 1 (0.29%) DMZ
4 1 (0.29%) MPLS
4 1 (0.29%) IPsec
4 1 (0.29%) LDAP
4 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.29%) SSL
4 1 (0.29%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (42.94%) Hadoop
2 128 (36.89%) Big Data
3 73 (21.04%) Data Warehouse
4 55 (15.85%) MongoDB
4 55 (15.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 52 (14.99%) Data Mining
6 41 (11.82%) Apache Hive
7 29 (8.36%) QlikView
8 25 (7.20%) SQL Server
8 25 (7.20%) HBase
9 21 (6.05%) NoSQL
10 17 (4.90%) BusinessObjects
11 14 (4.03%) Impala
12 13 (3.75%) Relational Database
13 11 (3.17%) Oracle Database
13 11 (3.17%) Oracle BI EE
14 10 (2.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 9 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 9 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 8 (2.31%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 13 (3.75%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (0.86%) Subversion
3 2 (0.58%) JIRA
3 2 (0.58%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.58%) JUnit
3 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.29%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.29%) ERwin
4 1 (0.29%) Introscope
4 1 (0.29%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.29%) Mockito
4 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.29%) RStudio
General
1 75 (21.61%) Finance
2 43 (12.39%) Banking
3 33 (9.51%) Retail
3 33 (9.51%) Marketing
4 21 (6.05%) Front Office
5 19 (5.48%) Telecoms
6 18 (5.19%) Investment Banking
7 7 (2.02%) Advertising
8 6 (1.73%) Back Office
8 6 (1.73%) Legal
9 5 (1.44%) Games
10 4 (1.15%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.15%) Corporate Banking
10 4 (1.15%) Publishing
10 4 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.15%) Online Betting
11 3 (0.86%) Automotive
12 2 (0.58%) Law
12 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.58%) Billing
Job Titles
1 83 (23.92%) Analyst
2 82 (23.63%) Developer
3 66 (19.02%) Data Scientist
4 53 (15.27%) Architect
5 35 (10.09%) Data Analyst
6 34 (9.80%) Technical Architect
7 24 (6.92%) Digital Architect
8 22 (6.34%) Digital Technical Architect
9 17 (4.90%) Python Developer
9 17 (4.90%) Senior Architect
10 15 (4.32%) Consultant
10 15 (4.32%) Senior Technical Architect
11 14 (4.03%) Data Architect
12 11 (3.17%) Quantitative Analyst
13 10 (2.88%) Senior Digital Architect
13 10 (2.88%) Big Data Architect
14 9 (2.59%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
14 9 (2.59%) Designer
14 9 (2.59%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 9 (2.59%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (14.12%) .NET
2 43 (12.39%) AngularJS
3 33 (9.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 20 (5.76%) HTML
5 18 (5.19%) Web Services
6 13 (3.75%) Kafka
7 11 (3.17%) ASP.NET
7 11 (3.17%) REST
8 10 (2.88%) NumPy
9 9 (2.59%) HTML5
9 9 (2.59%) CSS
9 9 (2.59%) XML
9 9 (2.59%) Cascading
10 8 (2.31%) Pandas
10 8 (2.31%) .NET Framework
11 7 (2.02%) SciPy
12 5 (1.44%) RESTful
12 5 (1.44%) Natural Language Processing
12 5 (1.44%) MDX
12 5 (1.44%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 102 (29.39%) Visualisation
2 94 (27.09%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (16.14%) Statistics
4 50 (14.41%) Mathematics
5 30 (8.65%) Computer Science
6 23 (6.63%) Credit Risk
7 22 (6.34%) Physics
7 22 (6.34%) Algorithms
8 14 (4.03%) User Experience
9 12 (3.46%) Data Integration
10 11 (3.17%) Social Media
11 10 (2.88%) Oracle Exalytics
12 9 (2.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 8 (2.31%) Management Information System
13 8 (2.31%) Grid Computing
13 8 (2.31%) Hedge funds
13 8 (2.31%) Market Risk
13 8 (2.31%) Data Extraction
14 7 (2.02%) Derivative
15 6 (1.73%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 34 (9.80%) Linux
2 19 (5.48%) UNIX
3 7 (2.02%) Windows
4 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.58%) Solaris
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (43.80%) Analytics
2 75 (21.61%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (18.16%) Machine Learning
4 49 (14.12%) Data Analysis
5 42 (12.10%) Statistical Modelling
6 41 (11.82%) Business Intelligence
7 39 (11.24%) Data Modelling
7 39 (11.24%) ETL
8 34 (9.80%) MapReduce
9 29 (8.36%) Open Source
10 23 (6.63%) Project Management
11 19 (5.48%) Validation
12 18 (5.19%) Predictive Modelling
12 18 (5.19%) Data Analytics
13 17 (4.90%) Data Architecture
14 16 (4.61%) Statistical Analysis
14 16 (4.61%) E-Commerce
14 16 (4.61%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (4.03%) Technical Architecture
15 14 (4.03%) Regression Analysis
Programming Languages
1 175 (50.43%) Python
2 139 (40.06%) SQL
3 99 (28.53%) Java
4 65 (18.73%) JavaScript
5 56 (16.14%) C++
5 56 (16.14%) MATLAB
6 33 (9.51%) C#
7 30 (8.65%) VBA
7 30 (8.65%) Scala
8 17 (4.90%) Perl
9 12 (3.46%) C
9 12 (3.46%) Ruby
10 6 (1.73%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.15%) Clojure
12 3 (0.86%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.86%) F#
12 3 (0.86%) Go
12 3 (0.86%) XMLA
12 3 (0.86%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 60 (17.29%) Degree
2 23 (6.63%) PhD
3 6 (1.73%) Postgraduate
4 5 (1.44%) MCSE
4 5 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.44%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.15%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.86%) MBA
6 3 (0.86%) MCITP
7 2 (0.58%) MCSA
8 1 (0.29%) CCNP
8 1 (0.29%) ISEB
8 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.29%) APMP
8 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.88%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.59%) QA
3 2 (0.58%) SNOMED CT
4 1 (0.29%) Basel II
System Software
1 17 (4.90%) HDFS
2 7 (2.02%) Apache Flume
3 3 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.86%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.58%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.58%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.29%) NFS
5 1 (0.29%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 47 (13.54%) Opscode Chef
2 44 (12.68%) StatsD
3 11 (3.17%) Hadoop YARN
4 5 (1.44%) Graphite
5 1 (0.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.29%) logstash
5 1 (0.29%) Kibana
5 1 (0.29%) Chukwa
5 1 (0.29%) OpenView
5 1 (0.29%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.29%) SCOM
5 1 (0.29%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.29%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.29%) Puppet
5 1 (0.29%) Ambari
5 1 (0.29%) Oozie
Vendors
1 92 (26.51%) Tableau
2 75 (21.61%) Oracle
3 52 (14.99%) Teradata
4 44 (12.68%) Citrix
5 42 (12.10%) Apigee
5 42 (12.10%) Mashery
6 19 (5.48%) Microsoft
6 19 (5.48%) Netezza
7 15 (4.32%) Informatica
8 14 (4.03%) Cloudera
9 13 (3.75%) Talend
10 11 (3.17%) SAP
11 10 (2.88%) Google
11 10 (2.88%) Ab Initio
11 10 (2.88%) Alteryx
11 10 (2.88%) Vertica
12 9 (2.59%) Splunk
12 9 (2.59%) TIBCO
13 8 (2.31%) IBM
14 6 (1.73%) MicroStrategy
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £880 per day
Posted: 18 days ago