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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 293 449 528
Rank change year-on-year
+156 +79
Contract jobs citing R 348 176 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.76% 0.35% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.87% 0.90% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 113 68
Median daily rate £488 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £300 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £500 £388
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 £18.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.68% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 -
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -
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
18626 19629 19324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.62% 38.97% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12888 13512 13356
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 499 396
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.12 £16.25 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +109 262 £500 - 62
South East +29 30 £175 -65.00% 12
West Midlands +1 19 £420 -42.06% 1
East Midlands +10 14 £375 +25.00% 2
East of England +8 9 £335 +11.66% 5
North West 0 7 £481 +24.19% 4
Yorkshire +18 3 £330 -37.14% 2
South West +7 3 £145 -74.78%
Midlands - 1 £450 -
R
UK

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 452 (73.74%) Python
2 274 (44.70%) SQL
3 272 (44.37%) Hadoop
4 248 (40.46%) Analytics
5 246 (40.13%) Big Data
6 223 (36.38%) Apache Spark
7 186 (30.34%) Statistics
8 176 (28.71%) Java
9 175 (28.55%) Machine Learning
10 171 (27.90%) Scala
11 158 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
12 154 (25.12%) Analytical Skills
13 150 (24.47%) Apache Hive
14 134 (21.86%) Business Intelligence
14 134 (21.86%) Degree
15 123 (20.07%) Mathematics
16 122 (19.90%) Visualisation
16 122 (19.90%) Finance
17 118 (19.25%) SAS
18 117 (19.09%) Tableau
19 113 (18.43%) Algorithms
20 99 (16.15%) Relational Database
21 97 (15.82%) Computer Science
22 91 (14.85%) MATLAB
23 89 (14.52%) Data Analysis
23 89 (14.52%) Kafka
24 80 (13.05%) PhD
25 78 (12.72%) Linux
26 73 (11.91%) ETL
27 72 (11.75%) Data Warehouse

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
1 223 (36.38%) Apache Spark
2 118 (19.25%) SAS
3 49 (7.99%) Apache
4 42 (6.85%) Elasticsearch
5 41 (6.69%) Apache Pig
6 14 (2.28%) Apache Solr
7 7 (1.14%) JBoss
8 5 (0.82%) ArcGIS
9 4 (0.65%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (0.49%) Confluence
10 3 (0.49%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.49%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.49%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.33%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.33%) nginx
11 2 (0.33%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (0.33%) PegaRULES
11 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.16%) GemFire
12 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
Applications
1 43 (7.01%) SPSS
2 17 (2.77%) MS Excel
3 12 (1.96%) MS Office
3 12 (1.96%) Stata
4 8 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.14%) LaTeX
6 5 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.82%) Weka
7 3 (0.49%) Chatbot
7 3 (0.49%) Doxygen
8 2 (0.33%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 7 (1.14%) Unica
2 3 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.33%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.16%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 55 (8.97%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (4.89%) Cloud Computing
4 23 (3.75%) Amazon Kinesis
5 21 (3.43%) Google Analytics
6 14 (2.28%) GitHub
7 11 (1.79%) Amazon S3
8 9 (1.47%) Azure Machine Learning
9 8 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (1.31%) PaaS
10 7 (1.14%) IaaS
10 7 (1.14%) SaaS
11 6 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.82%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
13 3 (0.49%) Flurry Analytics
14 2 (0.33%) Amazon Glacier
14 2 (0.33%) AWS Data Pipeline
14 2 (0.33%) Google Tag Manager
15 1 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.94%) LDAP
2 17 (2.77%) Kerberos
3 8 (1.31%) FTP
4 4 (0.65%) HTTP
5 2 (0.33%) SAN
5 2 (0.33%) SSL
6 1 (0.16%) CTI
6 1 (0.16%) DHCP
6 1 (0.16%) DNS
6 1 (0.16%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.16%) Firewall
6 1 (0.16%) Skype
6 1 (0.16%) SMTP
6 1 (0.16%) SSH
6 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.16%) VoIP
6 1 (0.16%) VPN
6 1 (0.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (44.37%) Hadoop
2 246 (40.13%) Big Data
3 150 (24.47%) Apache Hive
4 99 (16.15%) Relational Database
5 72 (11.75%) Data Warehouse
6 70 (11.42%) NoSQL
7 59 (9.62%) MongoDB
8 56 (9.14%) PostgreSQL
9 52 (8.48%) SQL Server
10 47 (7.67%) Data Mining
11 44 (7.18%) QlikView
12 43 (7.01%) Sqoop
13 40 (6.53%) Apache Cassandra
14 31 (5.06%) RDBMS
15 30 (4.89%) HBase
15 30 (4.89%) Impala
16 29 (4.73%) Data Lake
17 28 (4.57%) Power BI
18 20 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 18 (2.94%) DB2
Development Applications
1 54 (8.81%) Git (software)
2 46 (7.50%) JIRA
3 21 (3.43%) Jenkins
4 15 (2.45%) Maven
5 10 (1.63%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.49%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.33%) Apache Continuum
8 2 (0.33%) Capybara
8 2 (0.33%) ERwin
8 2 (0.33%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.33%) RSpec
8 2 (0.33%) Subversion
8 2 (0.33%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.16%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.16%) GoCD
9 1 (0.16%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.16%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.16%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 122 (19.90%) Finance
2 70 (11.42%) Marketing
3 46 (7.50%) Retail
4 43 (7.01%) Banking
5 16 (2.61%) Investment Banking
6 12 (1.96%) Advertising
6 12 (1.96%) Aerospace
7 11 (1.79%) Games
7 11 (1.79%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.63%) Front Office
9 8 (1.31%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.14%) Electronics
11 5 (0.82%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.82%) Publishing
12 4 (0.65%) Legal
12 4 (0.65%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.49%) Automotive
14 1 (0.16%) Back Office
14 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.16%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 140 (22.84%) Data Scientist
2 130 (21.21%) Analyst
3 98 (15.99%) Developer
4 89 (14.52%) Data Engineer
5 67 (10.93%) Data Analyst
6 56 (9.14%) Big Data Engineer
7 49 (7.99%) Architect
8 44 (7.18%) Hadoop Engineer
9 36 (5.87%) Data Architect
10 26 (4.24%) Big Data Architect
10 26 (4.24%) Hadoop Architect
10 26 (4.24%) SQL Analyst
11 24 (3.92%) Machine Learning Scientist
12 21 (3.43%) Big Data Developer
12 21 (3.43%) Consultant
12 21 (3.43%) Python Developer
12 21 (3.43%) SQL Data Analyst
13 19 (3.10%) DevOps Engineer
14 16 (2.61%) Administrator
15 15 (2.45%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (14.52%) Kafka
2 38 (6.20%) scikit-learn
3 31 (5.06%) D3.js
4 29 (4.73%) Pandas
5 23 (3.75%) XML
6 22 (3.59%) JSON
7 21 (3.43%) Natural Language Processing
7 21 (3.43%) Web Services
8 19 (3.10%) .NET
9 18 (2.94%) JMS
9 18 (2.94%) NumPy
10 14 (2.28%) HTML
11 13 (2.12%) REST
11 13 (2.12%) RESTful
12 12 (1.96%) Apache Avro
12 12 (1.96%) Spring
13 11 (1.79%) Spark Streaming
14 9 (1.47%) SciPy
15 8 (1.31%) Akka
15 8 (1.31%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 186 (30.34%) Statistics
2 154 (25.12%) Analytical Skills
3 123 (20.07%) Mathematics
4 122 (19.90%) Visualisation
5 113 (18.43%) Algorithms
6 97 (15.82%) Computer Science
7 44 (7.18%) Credit Risk
8 28 (4.57%) Artificial Intelligence
9 26 (4.24%) Data Structures
10 24 (3.92%) Physics
11 20 (3.26%) Neural Network
12 19 (3.10%) Applied Mathematics
12 19 (3.10%) Data Integration
13 17 (2.77%) Economics
14 16 (2.61%) User Experience
15 14 (2.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 10 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
16 10 (1.63%) Management Information System
17 8 (1.31%) Equities
17 8 (1.31%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 78 (12.72%) Linux
2 45 (7.34%) Unix
3 6 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (0.82%) CentOS
5 3 (0.49%) Android
5 3 (0.49%) Windows
6 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.16%) MVS
7 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (40.46%) Analytics
2 175 (28.55%) Machine Learning
3 158 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
4 134 (21.86%) Business Intelligence
5 89 (14.52%) Data Analysis
6 73 (11.91%) ETL
7 59 (9.62%) Data Visualisation
8 56 (9.14%) MapReduce
9 55 (8.97%) Data Analytics
10 54 (8.81%) Open Source
11 53 (8.65%) Data Modelling
12 47 (7.67%) Data Architecture
13 46 (7.50%) Statistical Analysis
13 46 (7.50%) Web Analytics
14 37 (6.04%) Predictive Modelling
15 35 (5.71%) Data Management
15 35 (5.71%) Software Engineering
16 33 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
16 33 (5.38%) Data Transformation
17 32 (5.22%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 452 (73.74%) Python
2 274 (44.70%) SQL
3 176 (28.71%) Java
4 171 (27.90%) Scala
5 91 (14.85%) MATLAB
6 67 (10.93%) C++
7 36 (5.87%) JavaScript
8 32 (5.22%) C#
9 23 (3.75%) Bash Shell
10 22 (3.59%) VBA
11 14 (2.28%) C
12 13 (2.12%) Perl
12 13 (2.12%) PHP
12 13 (2.12%) Ruby
13 10 (1.63%) T-SQL
14 9 (1.47%) PowerShell
15 8 (1.31%) Go
16 7 (1.14%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.82%) Objective-C
18 2 (0.33%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 134 (21.86%) Degree
2 80 (13.05%) PhD
3 9 (1.47%) Postgraduate
4 7 (1.14%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.82%) CFA
6 3 (0.49%) ISEB
7 2 (0.33%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.33%) RHCE
7 2 (0.33%) RHCSA
7 2 (0.33%) SAS Certification
7 2 (0.33%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.16%) CISA
8 1 (0.16%) CISSP
8 1 (0.16%) CLAS
8 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.16%) MBA
8 1 (0.16%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.08%) Data Quality
2 16 (2.61%) QA
3 3 (0.49%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.16%) Basel II
4 1 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (4.08%) HDFS
2 23 (3.75%) Apache Flume
3 18 (2.94%) Docker
4 4 (0.65%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.33%) Platform Symphony
6 2 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.16%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 29 (4.73%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (3.59%) Ansible
3 18 (2.94%) Puppet
4 14 (2.28%) Hadoop YARN
5 8 (1.31%) Kibana
6 6 (0.98%) Oozie
7 4 (0.65%) logstash
7 4 (0.65%) Marathon
7 4 (0.65%) Mesos
8 3 (0.49%) Ambari
8 3 (0.49%) Terraform
9 2 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.16%) FreeIPA
10 1 (0.16%) Graphite
10 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.16%) StatsD
Vendors
1 117 (19.09%) Tableau
2 50 (8.16%) Oracle
3 46 (7.50%) Teradata
4 34 (5.55%) Hortonworks
5 33 (5.38%) Google
6 30 (4.89%) Cloudera
7 28 (4.57%) Microsoft
8 18 (2.94%) Netezza
9 16 (2.61%) Sybase
10 15 (2.45%) SAP
11 13 (2.12%) VMware
12 12 (1.96%) IBM
12 12 (1.96%) Platfora
13 11 (1.79%) MicroStrategy
14 10 (1.63%) Alteryx
14 10 (1.63%) Talend
15 8 (1.31%) Red Hat
16 7 (1.14%) Vertica
17 6 (0.98%) MuleSoft
18 5 (0.82%) Informatica
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