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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 446 445 459
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Contract jobs citing R 123 94 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.68% 0.54% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 57 30
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£475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £713 £600 £653
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £280 £375
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -25.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £55.00 £34.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.76% +29.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £34.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+61.76% +29.52%
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
18079 17472 15253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.90% 37.55% 37.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 11947 11112 9492
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £252 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 453 599
Average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.93 £16.50 £16.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 2 March 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
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 2 March 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 +26 87 £500 -4.71% 53
South East -3 18 £425 - 8
North West -9 5 £331 -39.77% 1
East of England +8 3 £420 - 2
West Midlands -6 2 £281 +2.27% 1
East Midlands -5 1 - - 3
Yorkshire -10 1 £400 +45.45% 2
South West -15 1 £325 -40.90%
North East - - - -
R
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R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 97 (45.12%) Analytics
2 91 (42.33%) Python
3 79 (36.74%) Hadoop
4 75 (34.88%) SQL
5 62 (28.84%) Visualisation
5 62 (28.84%) Analytical Skills
6 58 (26.98%) Statistics
7 56 (26.05%) Big Data
8 55 (25.58%) Tableau
9 48 (22.33%) Finance
10 46 (21.40%) Agile Software Development
11 45 (20.93%) MATLAB
12 42 (19.53%) Java
13 41 (19.07%) ETL
13 41 (19.07%) SAS
14 40 (18.60%) Data Mining
15 34 (15.81%) Mathematics
16 32 (14.88%) Business Intelligence
17 31 (14.42%) SQL Server
18 30 (13.95%) Data Analysis
18 30 (13.95%) Algorithms
19 29 (13.49%) Scala
20 27 (12.56%) Open Source
20 27 (12.56%) Degree
21 24 (11.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 24 (11.16%) Retail
21 24 (11.16%) Apache Spark
22 23 (10.70%) C++
22 23 (10.70%) Apache Hive
23 22 (10.23%) MapReduce

R
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 41 (19.07%) SAS
2 24 (11.16%) Apache Spark
3 19 (8.84%) Apache Pig
4 4 (1.86%) Apache
5 3 (1.40%) ArcGIS
5 3 (1.40%) IIS
6 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.93%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.47%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.47%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.47%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.72%) Mathematica
3 7 (3.26%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (2.79%) SPSS
5 2 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.93%) Weka
5 2 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.47%) MS Project
6 1 (0.47%) InDesign
6 1 (0.47%) Stata
Business Applications
1 6 (2.79%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.93%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.47%) Front Arena
3 1 (0.47%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (1.40%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.47%) PaaS
2 1 (0.47%) Heroku
2 1 (0.47%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.79%) TCP/IP
1 6 (2.79%) Internet
1 6 (2.79%) OSPF
1 6 (2.79%) BGP
1 6 (2.79%) Firewall
1 6 (2.79%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (2.33%) HSRP
2 5 (2.33%) DMVPN
2 5 (2.33%) EIGRP
2 5 (2.33%) TACACS
2 5 (2.33%) VRRP
2 5 (2.33%) PPP
2 5 (2.33%) SNMP
2 5 (2.33%) VPN
3 4 (1.86%) AMQP
4 2 (0.93%) HTTP
5 1 (0.47%) IPsec
5 1 (0.47%) LTE
5 1 (0.47%) DNS
5 1 (0.47%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (36.74%) Hadoop
2 56 (26.05%) Big Data
3 40 (18.60%) Data Mining
4 31 (14.42%) SQL Server
5 24 (11.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (10.70%) Apache Hive
7 21 (9.77%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (8.84%) QlikView
9 15 (6.98%) HBase
10 11 (5.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (5.12%) Impala
11 9 (4.19%) NoSQL
12 8 (3.72%) Oracle ODI
13 7 (3.26%) Oracle Database
13 7 (3.26%) Amazon Redshift
14 6 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (2.33%) Spotfire
15 5 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (2.33%) Relational Database
15 5 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 7 (3.26%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.40%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.93%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.93%) Grunt
5 1 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.47%) RSpec
5 1 (0.47%) Flex Builder
5 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.47%) Introscope
5 1 (0.47%) Subversion
5 1 (0.47%) Maven
5 1 (0.47%) JIRA
5 1 (0.47%) jMock
General
1 48 (22.33%) Finance
2 24 (11.16%) Retail
3 21 (9.77%) Banking
4 10 (4.65%) Marketing
5 8 (3.72%) Publishing
5 8 (3.72%) Front Office
6 7 (3.26%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.79%) Games
8 4 (1.86%) Corporate Banking
8 4 (1.86%) Legal
9 2 (0.93%) Law
9 2 (0.93%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.93%) Billing
9 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.93%) Advertising
9 2 (0.93%) Arabic Language
9 2 (0.93%) German Language
9 2 (0.93%) Hindi Language
9 2 (0.93%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 78 (36.28%) Developer
2 57 (26.51%) Analyst
3 37 (17.21%) Data Scientist
4 21 (9.77%) Data Analyst
5 19 (8.84%) Consultant
6 14 (6.51%) Business Analyst
6 14 (6.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 12 (5.58%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 10 (4.65%) Data Modeller
8 10 (4.65%) Analyst Developer
9 9 (4.19%) Business Developer
9 9 (4.19%) Scala Developer
9 9 (4.19%) Tableau Developer
10 8 (3.72%) Hadoop Developer
11 7 (3.26%) Lead Developer
11 7 (3.26%) Architect
12 6 (2.79%) Network Consultant
12 6 (2.79%) Quantitative Developer
12 6 (2.79%) Performance Analyst
12 6 (2.79%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.84%) .NET
2 11 (5.12%) CSS
2 11 (5.12%) Kafka
3 10 (4.65%) Cascading
3 10 (4.65%) HTML
4 8 (3.72%) XML
5 7 (3.26%) D3.js
6 5 (2.33%) Web Services
6 5 (2.33%) jQuery
6 5 (2.33%) Natural Language Processing
7 4 (1.86%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (1.86%) MDX
7 4 (1.86%) RESTful
7 4 (1.86%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.86%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.86%) SignalR
7 4 (1.86%) Raphaël
8 3 (1.40%) JSON
8 3 (1.40%) Sass
8 3 (1.40%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 62 (28.84%) Visualisation
1 62 (28.84%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (26.98%) Statistics
3 34 (15.81%) Mathematics
4 30 (13.95%) Algorithms
5 27 (12.56%) Open Source
6 22 (10.23%) Computer Science
7 12 (5.58%) Physics
8 10 (4.65%) Credit Risk
8 10 (4.65%) Economics
9 9 (4.19%) Social Media
10 8 (3.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (3.26%) User Experience
12 6 (2.79%) Data Integration
13 5 (2.33%) Fixed Income
13 5 (2.33%) Clustering
13 5 (2.33%) Equities
13 5 (2.33%) FlexPod
14 4 (1.86%) Internet of Things
14 4 (1.86%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.37%) Linux
2 9 (4.19%) UNIX
3 5 (2.33%) Windows
4 2 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (45.12%) Analytics
2 46 (21.40%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (19.07%) ETL
4 32 (14.88%) Business Intelligence
5 30 (13.95%) Data Analysis
6 22 (10.23%) MapReduce
7 20 (9.30%) Predictive Modelling
8 19 (8.84%) Data Modelling
9 15 (6.98%) Statistical Modelling
10 12 (5.58%) Machine Learning
11 9 (4.19%) Project Management
11 9 (4.19%) TDD
11 9 (4.19%) Workflow
11 9 (4.19%) Data Management
12 8 (3.72%) Business Analysis
12 8 (3.72%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (3.72%) Mentoring
13 7 (3.26%) Statistical Analysis
13 7 (3.26%) Operations Research
13 7 (3.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 91 (42.33%) Python
2 75 (34.88%) SQL
3 45 (20.93%) MATLAB
4 42 (19.53%) Java
5 29 (13.49%) Scala
6 23 (10.70%) C++
7 18 (8.37%) JavaScript
8 17 (7.91%) VBA
9 16 (7.44%) C#
10 14 (6.51%) Ruby
11 12 (5.58%) Perl
12 8 (3.72%) C
13 5 (2.33%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.86%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.86%) Clojure
15 3 (1.40%) Golang
16 2 (0.93%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.93%) PHP
16 2 (0.93%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (12.56%) Degree
2 21 (9.77%) PhD
3 7 (3.26%) CCNP
3 7 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.79%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.33%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.33%) ISEB
5 5 (2.33%) CCIE
6 4 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.40%) MCITP
7 3 (1.40%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.40%) MCSE
7 3 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.47%) VCP4
8 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.47%) CISM
8 1 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.47%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.86%) QA
2 2 (0.93%) SNOMED CT
2 2 (0.93%) CDISC
3 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (6.05%) HDFS
2 3 (1.40%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.47%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (4.65%) Hadoop YARN
2 5 (2.33%) OpenNMS
2 5 (2.33%) RANCID
3 4 (1.86%) Graphite
4 2 (0.93%) Puppet
5 1 (0.47%) Ambari
5 1 (0.47%) Oozie
5 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.47%) Hyperic
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.47%) OpenView
5 1 (0.47%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.47%) Nagios
5 1 (0.47%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.47%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.47%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.47%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 55 (25.58%) Tableau
2 17 (7.91%) Oracle
3 14 (6.51%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.19%) Informatica
5 8 (3.72%) SAP
5 8 (3.72%) Google
5 8 (3.72%) Teradata
5 8 (3.72%) Cloudera
6 7 (3.26%) Splunk
6 7 (3.26%) Talend
6 7 (3.26%) Cisco
6 7 (3.26%) IBM
7 5 (2.33%) Business Objects
7 5 (2.33%) Vertica
8 4 (1.86%) Alteryx
8 4 (1.86%) TIBCO
8 4 (1.86%) Netezza
9 3 (1.40%) RapidMiner
9 3 (1.40%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (1.40%) Adobe
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Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £700.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Betting Appointments
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £0 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 26 days ago