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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 391 473 492
Rank change year-on-year
+82 +19
Contract jobs citing R 246 159 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.30% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.23% 0.78% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 116 87
Median daily rate £463 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £350 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £375
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £20.50 £49.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.79% +53.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 - £32.50
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
19959 20405 19046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.33% 38.59% 37.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 13809 13912 12291
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 452 380
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +60 169 £475 -5.00% 72
West Midlands -14 17 £463 +2.77% 2
South West +22 14 £425 +26.86% 3
South East +7 14 £313 -40.47% 4
East of England +22 12 £325 -35.00% 4
North West +13 9 £425 -34.61% 6
Yorkshire +10 8 £525 -11.57% 1
East Midlands -9 2 - - 1
R
UK

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 282 (60.78%) Python
2 228 (49.14%) SQL
3 200 (43.10%) Analytics
4 141 (30.39%) SAS
5 137 (29.53%) Analytical Skills
6 134 (28.88%) Big Data
6 134 (28.88%) Degree
7 133 (28.66%) Hadoop
8 120 (25.86%) Machine Learning
9 119 (25.65%) Statistics
10 113 (24.35%) Finance
11 112 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
12 111 (23.92%) Java
13 102 (21.98%) Agile Software Development
14 101 (21.77%) MATLAB
15 95 (20.47%) Tableau
16 94 (20.26%) Apache Spark
17 89 (19.18%) Mathematics
18 84 (18.10%) Visualisation
19 77 (16.59%) PhD
20 74 (15.95%) Algorithms
21 72 (15.52%) C++
21 72 (15.52%) Apache Hive
22 71 (15.30%) Computer Science
23 68 (14.66%) Data Warehouse
24 66 (14.22%) Data Mining
24 66 (14.22%) Data Analysis
25 63 (13.58%) SPSS
25 63 (13.58%) Data Analytics
26 57 (12.28%) Oracle

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
1 141 (30.39%) SAS
2 94 (20.26%) Apache Spark
3 35 (7.54%) Apache Pig
4 12 (2.59%) Apache
5 9 (1.94%) Oracle Workflow
6 8 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.29%) JBoss
8 5 (1.08%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.86%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.65%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.65%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.43%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (0.43%) PegaRULES
11 2 (0.43%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.22%) IIS
12 1 (0.22%) IPython
12 1 (0.22%) nginx
Applications
1 63 (13.58%) SPSS
2 27 (5.82%) MS Excel
3 16 (3.45%) MS Office
4 15 (3.23%) Stata
5 9 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.86%) LaTeX
8 2 (0.43%) Mathematica
8 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (2.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.86%) Unica
3 2 (0.43%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.22%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.22%) FastStats
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle AML
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.51%) Amazon EMR
3 7 (1.51%) Google Analytics
4 6 (1.29%) Azure Machine Learning
5 4 (0.86%) GitHub
5 4 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.65%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (0.65%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.65%) PaaS
7 2 (0.43%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (0.43%) SaaS
8 1 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.22%) Data Lake Analytics
8 1 (0.22%) Google Play
8 1 (0.22%) IaaS
8 1 (0.22%) Office 365
8 1 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.08%) FTP
2 3 (0.65%) LDAP
2 3 (0.65%) SAN
3 2 (0.43%) DNS
3 2 (0.43%) SSL
4 1 (0.22%) DHCP
4 1 (0.22%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.22%) Firewall
4 1 (0.22%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.22%) Skype
4 1 (0.22%) SMTP
4 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.22%) VoIP
4 1 (0.22%) VPN
4 1 (0.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (28.88%) Big Data
2 133 (28.66%) Hadoop
3 72 (15.52%) Apache Hive
4 68 (14.66%) Data Warehouse
5 66 (14.22%) Data Mining
6 53 (11.42%) Relational Database
7 46 (9.91%) NoSQL
8 42 (9.05%) QlikView
9 41 (8.84%) SQL Server
10 25 (5.39%) HBase
10 25 (5.39%) MongoDB
11 23 (4.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 21 (4.53%) MySQL
13 15 (3.23%) DB2
13 15 (3.23%) Spotfire
14 14 (3.02%) Pentaho
15 13 (2.80%) RDBMS
16 12 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
16 12 (2.59%) Mahout
16 12 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 13 (2.80%) JIRA
3 11 (2.37%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.16%) Talend Open Studio
5 9 (1.94%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (1.51%) ClearQuest
6 7 (1.51%) PVCS
7 5 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.43%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.22%) gulp
9 1 (0.22%) Mocha
9 1 (0.22%) Selenium
9 1 (0.22%) Sinon.JS
9 1 (0.22%) Subversion
9 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.22%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 1 (0.22%) Yeoman
General
1 113 (24.35%) Finance
2 44 (9.48%) Marketing
3 41 (8.84%) Banking
4 37 (7.97%) Retail
5 13 (2.80%) Investment Banking
6 12 (2.59%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.37%) Electronics
8 10 (2.16%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.29%) Advertising
9 6 (1.29%) Games
10 5 (1.08%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.08%) Legal
10 5 (1.08%) Publishing
11 4 (0.86%) Front Office
11 4 (0.86%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.65%) Automotive
12 3 (0.65%) Military
13 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.22%) International Banking
13 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 123 (26.51%) Data Scientist
2 103 (22.20%) Developer
3 99 (21.34%) Analyst
4 49 (10.56%) Data Analyst
5 37 (7.97%) Data Engineer
6 26 (5.60%) Consultant
7 23 (4.96%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 23 (4.96%) Python Developer
8 21 (4.53%) Architect
8 21 (4.53%) SQL Analyst
9 18 (3.88%) Insight Analyst
10 16 (3.45%) Big Data Engineer
10 16 (3.45%) Java Developer
11 14 (3.02%) Senior Developer
12 13 (2.80%) Big Data Developer
12 13 (2.80%) R Developer
12 13 (2.80%) Software Engineer
13 12 (2.59%) Hadoop Architect
14 11 (2.37%) MATLAB Developer
14 11 (2.37%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.39%) HTML
2 23 (4.96%) Web Services
3 21 (4.53%) Pandas
4 20 (4.31%) CSS
4 20 (4.31%) D3.js
5 17 (3.66%) Kafka
6 15 (3.23%) Natural Language Processing
7 14 (3.02%) RESTful
8 13 (2.80%) .NET
8 13 (2.80%) REST
9 12 (2.59%) AngularJS
10 10 (2.16%) JSON
10 10 (2.16%) scikit-learn
10 10 (2.16%) Spring
11 9 (1.94%) Ruby on Rails
11 9 (1.94%) SciPy
12 8 (1.72%) Apache CXF
13 7 (1.51%) MLlib
13 7 (1.51%) NumPy
14 6 (1.29%) Apache Tez
Miscellaneous
1 137 (29.53%) Analytical Skills
2 119 (25.65%) Statistics
3 89 (19.18%) Mathematics
4 84 (18.10%) Visualisation
5 74 (15.95%) Algorithms
6 71 (15.30%) Computer Science
7 28 (6.03%) Credit Risk
8 25 (5.39%) Physics
9 23 (4.96%) Artificial Intelligence
10 19 (4.09%) Data Structures
11 18 (3.88%) Economics
12 17 (3.66%) User Experience
13 15 (3.23%) Applied Mathematics
14 14 (3.02%) Neural Network
14 14 (3.02%) Performance Metrics
15 13 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
16 12 (2.59%) Data Integration
17 10 (2.16%) Data Extraction
18 9 (1.94%) Mobile App
19 7 (1.51%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 44 (9.48%) Linux
2 18 (3.88%) Unix
3 15 (3.23%) Windows
4 4 (0.86%) Android
4 4 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.43%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.43%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.22%) CentOS
6 1 (0.22%) MVS
6 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (43.10%) Analytics
2 120 (25.86%) Machine Learning
3 112 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
4 102 (21.98%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (14.22%) Data Analysis
6 63 (13.58%) Data Analytics
7 48 (10.34%) ETL
8 45 (9.70%) Statistical Modelling
9 44 (9.48%) Data Modelling
10 37 (7.97%) Open Source
11 36 (7.76%) E-Commerce
12 34 (7.33%) Software Engineering
13 33 (7.11%) Data Visualisation
14 32 (6.90%) MapReduce
15 31 (6.68%) Data Architecture
16 29 (6.25%) Data Management
16 29 (6.25%) OO
17 28 (6.03%) Statistical Analysis
18 25 (5.39%) DevOps
18 25 (5.39%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 282 (60.78%) Python
2 228 (49.14%) SQL
3 111 (23.92%) Java
4 101 (21.77%) MATLAB
5 72 (15.52%) C++
6 52 (11.21%) Scala
7 42 (9.05%) VBA
8 30 (6.47%) C#
9 24 (5.17%) C
10 23 (4.96%) Ruby
11 20 (4.31%) PHP
12 17 (3.66%) JavaScript
12 17 (3.66%) Shell Script
13 14 (3.02%) Perl
14 12 (2.59%) Objective-C
15 9 (1.94%) PL/SQL
16 8 (1.72%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.86%) Go
18 3 (0.65%) Bash Shell
18 3 (0.65%) Lua
Qualifications
1 134 (28.88%) Degree
2 77 (16.59%) PhD
3 17 (3.66%) Security Cleared
4 14 (3.02%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.72%) Sun Certification
6 4 (0.86%) ISEB
7 3 (0.65%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.43%) CFA
8 2 (0.43%) CISSP
8 2 (0.43%) CLAS
8 2 (0.43%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.43%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.22%) ACCA
9 1 (0.22%) CISA
9 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.22%) MBA
9 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.96%) Data Quality
1 23 (4.96%) QA
2 3 (0.65%) Actionable Recommendations
2 3 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (2.59%) HDFS
2 11 (2.37%) Docker
3 8 (1.72%) Apache Flume
4 6 (1.29%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.43%) Platform Symphony
7 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.22%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.29%) Puppet
3 2 (0.43%) Ansible
3 2 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.43%) Kibana
3 2 (0.43%) logstash
3 2 (0.43%) Oozie
4 1 (0.22%) Ambari
4 1 (0.22%) Graphite
4 1 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.22%) SCCM
4 1 (0.22%) StatsD
Vendors
1 95 (20.47%) Tableau
2 57 (12.28%) Oracle
3 30 (6.47%) Teradata
4 22 (4.74%) SAP
5 21 (4.53%) Microsoft
6 16 (3.45%) Cloudera
6 16 (3.45%) Netezza
7 14 (3.02%) Google
8 13 (2.80%) Sybase
8 13 (2.80%) Vertica
9 11 (2.37%) Informatica
9 11 (2.37%) VMware
10 10 (2.16%) Platfora
10 10 (2.16%) Talend
11 9 (1.94%) IBM
11 9 (1.94%) MicroStrategy
12 6 (1.29%) Apple
13 4 (0.86%) Red Hat
14 3 (0.65%) Adobe
14 3 (0.65%) Attivio
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