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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 485 501 507
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +6
Contract jobs citing R 95 57 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.12% 0.083%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.49% 0.31% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 29 16
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £233 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £710 £913
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £250 £280
% change year-on-year
+32.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.51 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
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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
19494 18375 17841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.37% 38.64% 38.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 13322 12014 10941
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 518 612
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.48 £15.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 21 November 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 21 November 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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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 +31 65 £488 -17.72% 46
South West -24 9 £388 -11.93% 2
East of England -9 8 £270 -26.77% 7
East Midlands +1 4 - - 4
North West -5 4 - - 1
South East -21 4 - - 6
Yorkshire -10 1 £425 +77.08% 5
West Midlands -13 1 - - 1
North East - - - -
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R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 86 (42.16%) SQL
2 75 (36.76%) Analytics
3 71 (34.80%) Python
4 59 (28.92%) Analytical Skills
5 55 (26.96%) Finance
6 54 (26.47%) SAS
6 54 (26.47%) Hadoop
7 45 (22.06%) Statistics
8 43 (21.08%) Big Data
9 41 (20.10%) Java
10 40 (19.61%) Visualisation
11 37 (18.14%) ETL
11 37 (18.14%) MATLAB
12 33 (16.18%) C++
12 33 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
13 31 (15.20%) Mathematics
14 30 (14.71%) JavaScript
15 29 (14.22%) Banking
15 29 (14.22%) Degree
15 29 (14.22%) Algorithms
16 27 (13.24%) Computer Science
17 26 (12.75%) Linux
18 25 (12.25%) MapReduce
19 23 (11.27%) Apache Hive
20 22 (10.78%) Apache Pig
20 22 (10.78%) Oracle
20 22 (10.78%) SQL Server
21 20 (9.80%) Data Mining
21 20 (9.80%) Data Analysis
21 20 (9.80%) TDD

R
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 54 (26.47%) SAS
2 22 (10.78%) Apache Pig
3 7 (3.43%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.47%) ArcGIS
5 2 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.98%) IIS
5 2 (0.98%) Apache
5 2 (0.98%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 16 (7.84%) SPSS
3 12 (5.88%) Mathematica
4 5 (2.45%) MS Office
5 4 (1.96%) Stata
6 3 (1.47%) FastStats
7 2 (0.98%) Weka
7 2 (0.98%) S-PLUS
7 2 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.49%) InDesign
8 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.92%) SiteCatalyst
2 7 (3.43%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.49%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.49%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.49%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.49%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.49%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.49%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.49%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.92%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (0.98%) PaaS
3 1 (0.49%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.41%) Firewall
2 8 (3.92%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (3.92%) OSPF
2 8 (3.92%) BGP
3 7 (3.43%) EIGRP
3 7 (3.43%) TACACS
3 7 (3.43%) VRRP
3 7 (3.43%) PPP
3 7 (3.43%) SNMP
3 7 (3.43%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.43%) VPN
3 7 (3.43%) HSRP
3 7 (3.43%) DMVPN
4 5 (2.45%) AMQP
4 5 (2.45%) Internet
5 3 (1.47%) VoIP
6 2 (0.98%) WLAN
6 2 (0.98%) WAN
6 2 (0.98%) LAN
6 2 (0.98%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (26.47%) Hadoop
2 43 (21.08%) Big Data
3 23 (11.27%) Apache Hive
4 22 (10.78%) SQL Server
5 20 (9.80%) Data Mining
6 16 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (5.88%) NoSQL
8 11 (5.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (4.90%) Oracle Database
9 10 (4.90%) Relational Database
10 9 (4.41%) QlikView
10 9 (4.41%) MySQL
11 8 (3.92%) SAS Enterprise Miner
11 8 (3.92%) Oracle ODI
12 7 (3.43%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (2.45%) HBase
13 5 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (2.45%) DataStax
14 4 (1.96%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 8 (3.92%) Maven
2 4 (1.96%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.47%) RSpec
4 2 (0.98%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.98%) JIRA
4 2 (0.98%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.49%) jMock
5 1 (0.49%) Flex Builder
5 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.49%) Gradle
General
1 55 (26.96%) Finance
2 29 (14.22%) Banking
3 18 (8.82%) Investment Banking
4 11 (5.39%) Marketing
5 10 (4.90%) Front Office
6 8 (3.92%) Retail
7 5 (2.45%) Publishing
8 4 (1.96%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.98%) Legal
10 2 (0.98%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.98%) Billing
11 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.49%) Advertising
11 1 (0.49%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 62 (30.39%) Developer
2 49 (24.02%) Analyst
3 28 (13.73%) Data Scientist
4 19 (9.31%) Data Analyst
5 18 (8.82%) Consultant
6 16 (7.84%) Python Developer
7 11 (5.39%) Architect
8 7 (3.43%) Network Consultant
8 7 (3.43%) Cisco Consultant
8 7 (3.43%) Data Consultant
8 7 (3.43%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 6 (2.94%) Insight Analyst
9 6 (2.94%) Scala Developer
9 6 (2.94%) Java Developer
9 6 (2.94%) Senior Developer
9 6 (2.94%) Administrator
10 5 (2.45%) .NET Developer
10 5 (2.45%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (2.45%) Business Analyst
10 5 (2.45%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.31%) HTML
2 18 (8.82%) .NET
3 16 (7.84%) CSS
4 15 (7.35%) jQuery
5 13 (6.37%) SciPy
6 12 (5.88%) NumPy
7 11 (5.39%) Django
8 6 (2.94%) HTML5
8 6 (2.94%) ASP.NET
8 6 (2.94%) Hibernate
9 5 (2.45%) .NET Framework
9 5 (2.45%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (2.45%) SignalR
10 4 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (1.96%) Pandas
10 4 (1.96%) Backbone.js
10 4 (1.96%) Ruby on Rails
10 4 (1.96%) OLE
11 3 (1.47%) Web Services
11 3 (1.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 59 (28.92%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (22.06%) Statistics
3 40 (19.61%) Visualisation
4 31 (15.20%) Mathematics
5 29 (14.22%) Algorithms
6 27 (13.24%) Computer Science
7 17 (8.33%) User Experience
8 13 (6.37%) Open Source
9 7 (3.43%) Credit Risk
9 7 (3.43%) Economics
9 7 (3.43%) Data Structures
9 7 (3.43%) FlexPod
10 6 (2.94%) Mobile App
10 6 (2.94%) Applied Mathematics
11 5 (2.45%) Physics
11 5 (2.45%) Equities
12 4 (1.96%) Clustering
12 4 (1.96%) Internet of Things
13 3 (1.47%) Management Information System
13 3 (1.47%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.75%) Linux
2 14 (6.86%) UNIX
3 8 (3.92%) Windows
4 3 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.98%) CentOS
5 2 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (36.76%) Analytics
2 37 (18.14%) ETL
3 33 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (12.25%) MapReduce
5 20 (9.80%) TDD
5 20 (9.80%) Data Analysis
6 18 (8.82%) Statistical Modelling
7 15 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (6.86%) Predictive Modelling
9 13 (6.37%) Data Management
9 13 (6.37%) Web Development
10 11 (5.39%) Operations Research
10 11 (5.39%) Project Management
11 10 (4.90%) Data Modelling
12 9 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (4.41%) Machine Learning
13 8 (3.92%) Data Visualisation
13 8 (3.92%) OO
13 8 (3.92%) Resource Management
14 7 (3.43%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 86 (42.16%) SQL
2 71 (34.80%) Python
3 41 (20.10%) Java
4 37 (18.14%) MATLAB
5 33 (16.18%) C++
6 30 (14.71%) JavaScript
7 20 (9.80%) Scala
8 19 (9.31%) C#
9 16 (7.84%) C
9 16 (7.84%) Perl
10 13 (6.37%) VBA
11 4 (1.96%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.96%) Ruby
12 3 (1.47%) CoffeeScript
12 3 (1.47%) JAQL
13 2 (0.98%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.49%) PHP
14 1 (0.49%) SAS Macro
14 1 (0.49%) Groovy
14 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (14.22%) Degree
2 15 (7.35%) PhD
3 9 (4.41%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.92%) CCNP
4 8 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (3.43%) CCIE
6 2 (0.98%) ISEB
6 2 (0.98%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.49%) HND
7 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.49%) CISM
7 1 (0.49%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.49%) SLA
1 1 (0.49%) Basel II
1 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.49%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (1.47%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.98%) HDFS
2 2 (0.98%) GPFS
2 2 (0.98%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.98%) vSphere
2 2 (0.98%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (4.41%) Nagios
1 9 (4.41%) Ganglia
2 7 (3.43%) OpenNMS
2 7 (3.43%) Hyperic
2 7 (3.43%) RANCID
3 3 (1.47%) Puppet
4 2 (0.98%) YUM
4 2 (0.98%) Oozie
5 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.49%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.49%) Ambari
5 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (10.78%) Oracle
2 20 (9.80%) Tableau
3 13 (6.37%) Microsoft
3 13 (6.37%) Informatica
4 9 (4.41%) Cloudera
5 8 (3.92%) Cisco
5 8 (3.92%) Teradata
6 7 (3.43%) Google
7 6 (2.94%) IBM
7 6 (2.94%) RapidMiner
8 4 (1.96%) Talend
8 4 (1.96%) Hortonworks
8 4 (1.96%) Adobe
9 3 (1.47%) HP
9 3 (1.47%) Sybase
9 3 (1.47%) Business Objects
9 3 (1.47%) SAP
9 3 (1.47%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (1.47%) Eloqua
9 3 (1.47%) VMware
East Midlands
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0 to £1 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £700 per day + Competitive rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Palm (UK) Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500 - £750 per day + Excellent & Neg
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Doncaster
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 24 days ago