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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 402 482 501
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +19
Contract jobs citing R 234 157 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.30% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.18% 0.79% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 109 67
Median daily rate £463 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £417 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.86% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Median hourly rate £32.08 £30.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.92% -7.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - £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
19914 19821 18450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.00% 38.33% 37.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13803 13539 12014
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 422 408 389
Median hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.39 £19.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.17 £47.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +27 145 £475 -7.31% 52
West Midlands -8 24 £490 +15.29% 3
South West +22 18 £425 +4.29% 7
South East +18 15 £363 -17.14% 6
East of England +26 9 £325 -40.90% 2
North West +6 9 £450 -30.76% 8
Yorkshire +4 8 £525 +37.25% 6
East Midlands -7 3 - - 2
R
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R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 261 (58.92%) Python
2 205 (46.28%) SQL
3 179 (40.41%) Analytics
4 144 (32.51%) Big Data
5 142 (32.05%) SAS
6 138 (31.15%) Hadoop
7 128 (28.89%) Analytical Skills
8 125 (28.22%) Java
9 118 (26.64%) Machine Learning
10 117 (26.41%) Degree
11 107 (24.15%) Finance
12 101 (22.80%) Business Intelligence
13 100 (22.57%) Agile Software Development
14 99 (22.35%) Statistics
15 91 (20.54%) MATLAB
16 86 (19.41%) Tableau
16 86 (19.41%) Apache Spark
17 76 (17.16%) PhD
17 76 (17.16%) Mathematics
18 75 (16.93%) Apache Hive
18 75 (16.93%) C++
19 70 (15.80%) Visualisation
20 68 (15.35%) Algorithms
21 66 (14.90%) Data Warehouse
22 64 (14.45%) SPSS
23 63 (14.22%) Oracle
24 62 (14.00%) Data Analysis
24 62 (14.00%) Computer Science
25 58 (13.09%) Data Analytics
26 56 (12.64%) Data Mining

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
1 142 (32.05%) SAS
2 86 (19.41%) Apache Spark
3 43 (9.71%) Apache Pig
4 9 (2.03%) Oracle Workflow
4 9 (2.03%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.13%) Apache
7 4 (0.90%) Apache Solr
7 4 (0.90%) JBoss
8 2 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (0.45%) PegaRULES
8 2 (0.45%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.23%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.23%) DNN
9 1 (0.23%) IIS
9 1 (0.23%) IPython
9 1 (0.23%) nginx
9 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 64 (14.45%) SPSS
2 27 (6.09%) MS Excel
3 14 (3.16%) MS Office
4 13 (2.93%) Stata
5 8 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.68%) LaTeX
8 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.23%) Weka
Business Applications
1 8 (1.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.45%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.45%) FastStats
2 2 (0.45%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle AML
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.87%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.03%) Amazon EMR
3 9 (2.03%) IaaS
4 8 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.58%) Azure Machine Learning
6 5 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.90%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.90%) GitHub
7 4 (0.90%) PaaS
8 3 (0.68%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.68%) SaaS
9 2 (0.45%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.45%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.23%) AWS Data Pipeline
10 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.23%) Google Play
10 1 (0.23%) Office 365
10 1 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.58%) Internet
2 4 (0.90%) Kerberos
3 3 (0.68%) FTP
3 3 (0.68%) LDAP
3 3 (0.68%) SAN
4 2 (0.45%) DNS
4 2 (0.45%) SSL
5 1 (0.23%) DHCP
5 1 (0.23%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.23%) Firewall
5 1 (0.23%) HTTP
5 1 (0.23%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.23%) Skype
5 1 (0.23%) SMTP
5 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.23%) VoIP
5 1 (0.23%) VPN
5 1 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (32.51%) Big Data
2 138 (31.15%) Hadoop
3 75 (16.93%) Apache Hive
4 66 (14.90%) Data Warehouse
5 56 (12.64%) Data Mining
6 48 (10.84%) Relational Database
7 43 (9.71%) QlikView
8 39 (8.80%) NoSQL
8 39 (8.80%) SQL Server
9 31 (7.00%) MongoDB
10 29 (6.55%) HBase
11 24 (5.42%) Apache Cassandra
12 23 (5.19%) MySQL
13 21 (4.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 15 (3.39%) Pentaho
15 13 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
15 13 (2.93%) Power BI
15 13 (2.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 12 (2.71%) RDBMS
16 12 (2.71%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 15 (3.39%) Git (software)
2 14 (3.16%) JIRA
3 10 (2.26%) Jenkins
4 9 (2.03%) Oracle Forms
4 9 (2.03%) Talend Open Studio
5 7 (1.58%) ClearQuest
5 7 (1.58%) PVCS
6 6 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.90%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.68%) Selenium
9 2 (0.45%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.45%) Yeoman
10 1 (0.23%) Ant
10 1 (0.23%) gulp
10 1 (0.23%) Sinon.JS
10 1 (0.23%) Subversion
10 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 107 (24.15%) Finance
2 38 (8.58%) Banking
3 33 (7.45%) Marketing
4 26 (5.87%) Retail
5 14 (3.16%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.48%) Investment Banking
7 9 (2.03%) Electronics
8 8 (1.81%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.13%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.13%) Publishing
10 4 (0.90%) Advertising
10 4 (0.90%) Automotive
10 4 (0.90%) Games
11 3 (0.68%) Front Office
11 3 (0.68%) Legal
11 3 (0.68%) Military
11 3 (0.68%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.45%) Law
13 1 (0.23%) International Banking
13 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 115 (25.96%) Data Scientist
2 108 (24.38%) Developer
3 78 (17.61%) Analyst
4 37 (8.35%) Data Engineer
5 30 (6.77%) Data Analyst
6 28 (6.32%) Consultant
7 24 (5.42%) Architect
7 24 (5.42%) Python Developer
8 20 (4.51%) Java Developer
9 19 (4.29%) Big Data Engineer
9 19 (4.29%) Machine Learning Scientist
10 17 (3.84%) SQL Analyst
11 16 (3.61%) Senior Developer
12 15 (3.39%) Insight Analyst
12 15 (3.39%) Technical Architect
13 13 (2.93%) Software Engineer
14 12 (2.71%) Big Data Developer
14 12 (2.71%) R Developer
15 11 (2.48%) SAS Analyst
16 10 (2.26%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.09%) CSS
1 27 (6.09%) HTML
2 26 (5.87%) Web Services
3 22 (4.97%) .NET
4 21 (4.74%) Pandas
5 17 (3.84%) AngularJS
6 14 (3.16%) D3.js
6 14 (3.16%) REST
7 13 (2.93%) RESTful
8 12 (2.71%) Ruby on Rails
9 11 (2.48%) Natural Language Processing
9 11 (2.48%) scikit-learn
10 10 (2.26%) JSON
10 10 (2.26%) SciPy
10 10 (2.26%) Spring
11 9 (2.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (1.81%) .NET Framework
12 8 (1.81%) Apache CXF
12 8 (1.81%) Kafka
12 8 (1.81%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 128 (28.89%) Analytical Skills
2 99 (22.35%) Statistics
3 76 (17.16%) Mathematics
4 70 (15.80%) Visualisation
5 68 (15.35%) Algorithms
6 62 (14.00%) Computer Science
7 23 (5.19%) Credit Risk
8 20 (4.51%) Physics
9 18 (4.06%) Artificial Intelligence
10 17 (3.84%) Data Structures
10 17 (3.84%) Performance Metrics
11 14 (3.16%) User Experience
12 13 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (2.71%) Applied Mathematics
13 12 (2.71%) Data Integration
13 12 (2.71%) Economics
14 11 (2.48%) Neural Network
15 8 (1.81%) Mobile App
16 6 (1.35%) Data Extraction
17 5 (1.13%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 44 (9.93%) Linux
2 28 (6.32%) Unix
3 21 (4.74%) Windows
4 4 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.68%) Android
5 3 (0.68%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.23%) MVS
7 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (40.41%) Analytics
2 118 (26.64%) Machine Learning
3 101 (22.80%) Business Intelligence
4 100 (22.57%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (14.00%) Data Analysis
6 58 (13.09%) Data Analytics
7 47 (10.61%) Statistical Modelling
8 44 (9.93%) Data Modelling
9 39 (8.80%) Open Source
10 36 (8.13%) ETL
11 35 (7.90%) Software Engineering
12 31 (7.00%) Data Architecture
13 30 (6.77%) OO
14 27 (6.09%) MapReduce
15 26 (5.87%) E-Commerce
16 23 (5.19%) Data Visualisation
16 23 (5.19%) Statistical Analysis
17 22 (4.97%) Validation
18 21 (4.74%) Continuous Integration
18 21 (4.74%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 261 (58.92%) Python
2 205 (46.28%) SQL
3 125 (28.22%) Java
4 91 (20.54%) MATLAB
5 75 (16.93%) C++
6 52 (11.74%) Scala
7 36 (8.13%) VBA
8 32 (7.22%) C#
9 30 (6.77%) C
10 25 (5.64%) Ruby
11 19 (4.29%) JavaScript
11 19 (4.29%) PHP
11 19 (4.29%) Shell Script
12 16 (3.61%) Perl
13 14 (3.16%) T-SQL
14 12 (2.71%) PL/SQL
15 11 (2.48%) Objective-C
16 7 (1.58%) PowerShell
17 4 (0.90%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 117 (26.41%) Degree
2 76 (17.16%) PhD
3 20 (4.51%) Security Cleared
4 15 (3.39%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.81%) Sun Certification
6 6 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.90%) ISEB
8 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.45%) CISSP
9 2 (0.45%) CLAS
9 2 (0.45%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.45%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.45%) MCSD
9 2 (0.45%) MCSE
10 1 (0.23%) ACCA
10 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.23%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.23%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.74%) QA
2 15 (3.39%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.45%) Actionable Recommendations
4 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (3.16%) Docker
2 11 (2.48%) HDFS
3 7 (1.58%) Virtual Desktop
4 6 (1.35%) Active Directory
5 5 (1.13%) Apache Flume
5 5 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.45%) Platform Symphony
6 2 (0.45%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.23%) GridGain
7 1 (0.23%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 22 (4.97%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.81%) StatsD
3 4 (0.90%) Puppet
4 3 (0.68%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (0.68%) logstash
5 2 (0.45%) Ambari
5 2 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.45%) Oozie
6 1 (0.23%) Ansible
6 1 (0.23%) Graphite
6 1 (0.23%) Mesos
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 86 (19.41%) Tableau
2 63 (14.22%) Oracle
3 37 (8.35%) Teradata
4 24 (5.42%) SAP
5 21 (4.74%) Cloudera
5 21 (4.74%) Microsoft
6 13 (2.93%) Informatica
7 12 (2.71%) VMware
8 11 (2.48%) Netezza
8 11 (2.48%) Platfora
9 10 (2.26%) Vertica
10 9 (2.03%) Talend
11 8 (1.81%) Sybase
12 7 (1.58%) Apigee
12 7 (1.58%) Apple
12 7 (1.58%) Citrix
12 7 (1.58%) IBM
12 7 (1.58%) Mashery
13 6 (1.35%) Google
13 6 (1.35%) MicroStrategy
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