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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 457 457 460
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing R 99 73 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.57% 0.44% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 41 26
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £599 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £35.26 £35.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £35.75 -
% change year-on-year
+53.84% -
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
17519 16739 15974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.93% 37.63% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11832 10744 10013
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £556 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 481 675
Average hourly rate £35.50 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £14.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.15 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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 26 January 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
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 26 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the England region over the 3 months to 26 January 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 +31 74 £525 -2.32% 42
South East -19 7 £400 - 7
East of England +2 5 £330 - 2
North West -8 5 £250 -44.44% 6
Yorkshire -2 3 £400 +45.45% 6
South West -23 2 £325 -26.13% 2
East Midlands +6 1 - -
West Midlands -3 1 - - 2
R
UK

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 71 (36.04%) Analytics
2 66 (33.50%) SQL
3 59 (29.95%) Python
3 59 (29.95%) Analytical Skills
4 53 (26.90%) Hadoop
5 52 (26.40%) Finance
6 50 (25.38%) Statistics
7 46 (23.35%) SAS
8 44 (22.34%) Visualisation
9 40 (20.30%) Big Data
10 35 (17.77%) ETL
10 35 (17.77%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (16.75%) SQL Server
11 33 (16.75%) MATLAB
12 32 (16.24%) Algorithms
13 31 (15.74%) Tableau
14 30 (15.23%) Business Intelligence
15 28 (14.21%) Java
16 26 (13.20%) C++
17 24 (12.18%) JavaScript
17 24 (12.18%) Mathematics
18 23 (11.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 23 (11.68%) Oracle
19 22 (11.17%) Data Analysis
19 22 (11.17%) Degree
20 21 (10.66%) Computer Science
20 21 (10.66%) Linux
21 20 (10.15%) Data Mining
21 20 (10.15%) Scala
22 19 (9.64%) HTML

R
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 46 (23.35%) SAS
2 14 (7.11%) Apache Spark
3 11 (5.58%) Apache Pig
4 3 (1.52%) ArcGIS
5 2 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.02%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.02%) IIS
5 2 (1.02%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.51%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.51%) Apache
6 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (7.11%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.06%) SPSS
2 8 (4.06%) Mathematica
3 4 (2.03%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.52%) MS Office
5 2 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.02%) FastStats
6 1 (0.51%) Weka
6 1 (0.51%) InDesign
6 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.51%) MS Project
6 1 (0.51%) Stata
Business Applications
1 10 (5.08%) Google Analytics
2 7 (3.55%) SiteCatalyst
3 3 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.51%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.02%) PaaS
2 1 (0.51%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.06%) OSPF
1 8 (4.06%) BGP
1 8 (4.06%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (3.55%) HSRP
2 7 (3.55%) EIGRP
2 7 (3.55%) TACACS
2 7 (3.55%) VRRP
2 7 (3.55%) Firewall
2 7 (3.55%) DMVPN
2 7 (3.55%) PPP
2 7 (3.55%) SNMP
2 7 (3.55%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.55%) VPN
3 6 (3.05%) Internet
4 4 (2.03%) AMQP
5 2 (1.02%) HTTP
5 2 (1.02%) LTE
5 2 (1.02%) UMTS
6 1 (0.51%) VoIP
6 1 (0.51%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (26.90%) Hadoop
2 40 (20.30%) Big Data
3 33 (16.75%) SQL Server
4 23 (11.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (10.15%) Data Mining
6 16 (8.12%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (7.11%) Apache Hive
8 11 (5.58%) QlikView
9 9 (4.57%) Oracle ODI
10 8 (4.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (4.06%) HBase
11 7 (3.55%) MySQL
11 7 (3.55%) Oracle Database
11 7 (3.55%) Relational Database
12 6 (3.05%) Impala
12 6 (3.05%) SAS Enterprise Miner
13 5 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (2.03%) NoSQL
14 4 (2.03%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (3.55%) Maven
2 4 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.52%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.02%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.02%) Grunt
4 2 (1.02%) RSpec
4 2 (1.02%) JIRA
5 1 (0.51%) jMock
5 1 (0.51%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.51%) Flex Builder
5 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.51%) Gradle
5 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.51%) Subversion
5 1 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 52 (26.40%) Finance
2 19 (9.64%) Banking
3 11 (5.58%) Retail
3 11 (5.58%) Marketing
4 9 (4.57%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.55%) Publishing
6 5 (2.54%) Front Office
7 4 (2.03%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (2.03%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.03%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.52%) Games
9 2 (1.02%) Billing
9 2 (1.02%) Arabic Language
9 2 (1.02%) Hindi Language
9 2 (1.02%) Advertising
10 1 (0.51%) Legal
10 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.51%) Back Office
10 1 (0.51%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 70 (35.53%) Developer
2 46 (23.35%) Analyst
3 21 (10.66%) Data Scientist
4 17 (8.63%) Consultant
5 12 (6.09%) Business Analyst
6 11 (5.58%) Data Analyst
7 10 (5.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 9 (4.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 9 (4.57%) Data Modeller
8 9 (4.57%) Architect
8 9 (4.57%) Tableau Developer
9 8 (4.06%) Scala Developer
10 7 (3.55%) Cisco Consultant
10 7 (3.55%) Cisco Network Consultant
10 7 (3.55%) Network Consultant
10 7 (3.55%) Analyst Developer
10 7 (3.55%) Python Developer
11 6 (3.05%) Java Developer
11 6 (3.05%) Business Developer
11 6 (3.05%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.64%) HTML
1 19 (9.64%) .NET
2 17 (8.63%) CSS
3 14 (7.11%) jQuery
4 8 (4.06%) D3.js
5 7 (3.55%) Kafka
6 6 (3.05%) Cascading
7 5 (2.54%) SignalR
7 5 (2.54%) HTML5
7 5 (2.54%) SciPy
7 5 (2.54%) Web Services
7 5 (2.54%) XML
7 5 (2.54%) ASP.NET
7 5 (2.54%) .NET Framework
8 4 (2.03%) Middleware
8 4 (2.03%) Hibernate
8 4 (2.03%) NumPy
8 4 (2.03%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (2.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (2.03%) Raphaël
Miscellaneous
1 59 (29.95%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (25.38%) Statistics
3 44 (22.34%) Visualisation
4 32 (16.24%) Algorithms
5 24 (12.18%) Mathematics
6 21 (10.66%) Computer Science
7 13 (6.60%) User Experience
8 11 (5.58%) Open Source
9 10 (5.08%) Credit Risk
9 10 (5.08%) Economics
10 7 (3.55%) FlexPod
11 6 (3.05%) Applied Mathematics
12 5 (2.54%) Physics
12 5 (2.54%) Clustering
12 5 (2.54%) Mobile App
13 4 (2.03%) Internet of Things
14 3 (1.52%) Data Structures
14 3 (1.52%) Equities
14 3 (1.52%) Life Science
15 2 (1.02%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.66%) Linux
2 13 (6.60%) UNIX
3 6 (3.05%) Windows
4 2 (1.02%) CentOS
4 2 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (36.04%) Analytics
2 35 (17.77%) ETL
2 35 (17.77%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (15.23%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (11.17%) Data Analysis
5 15 (7.61%) Statistical Modelling
6 13 (6.60%) Predictive Modelling
6 13 (6.60%) TDD
7 12 (6.09%) MapReduce
8 11 (5.58%) Data Modelling
9 10 (5.08%) Operations Research
10 9 (4.57%) Workflow
10 9 (4.57%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (4.57%) Mentoring
11 8 (4.06%) Machine Learning
11 8 (4.06%) Project Management
11 8 (4.06%) Business Analysis
12 7 (3.55%) Data Management
12 7 (3.55%) MVC
13 6 (3.05%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 66 (33.50%) SQL
2 59 (29.95%) Python
3 33 (16.75%) MATLAB
4 28 (14.21%) Java
5 26 (13.20%) C++
6 24 (12.18%) JavaScript
7 20 (10.15%) Scala
8 17 (8.63%) C#
9 16 (8.12%) Perl
10 12 (6.09%) VBA
11 9 (4.57%) C
12 8 (4.06%) Ruby
13 5 (2.54%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.52%) PHP
15 2 (1.02%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.02%) PowerShell
15 2 (1.02%) CoffeeScript
15 2 (1.02%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.51%) GLSL
16 1 (0.51%) F#
Qualifications
1 22 (11.17%) Degree
2 14 (7.11%) PhD
3 10 (5.08%) Security Cleared
4 9 (4.57%) SC Cleared
5 8 (4.06%) CCNP
5 8 (4.06%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (3.55%) CCIE
7 5 (2.54%) ISEB
8 3 (1.52%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.51%) HND
9 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.51%) CISSP
9 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.51%) CISM
9 1 (0.51%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.02%) QA
1 2 (1.02%) CDISC
2 1 (0.51%) SLA
2 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (3.05%) HDFS
2 3 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.02%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.02%) GPFS
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.51%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 8 (4.06%) Nagios
1 8 (4.06%) Ganglia
2 7 (3.55%) OpenNMS
2 7 (3.55%) RANCID
3 6 (3.05%) Hadoop YARN
3 6 (3.05%) Hyperic
4 4 (2.03%) Puppet
5 2 (1.02%) yum
6 1 (0.51%) Ambari
6 1 (0.51%) Oozie
6 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 31 (15.74%) Tableau
2 23 (11.68%) Oracle
3 17 (8.63%) Microsoft
4 12 (6.09%) Informatica
4 12 (6.09%) Google
5 11 (5.58%) Teradata
6 8 (4.06%) Cloudera
6 8 (4.06%) Cisco
7 7 (3.55%) IBM
8 4 (2.03%) Business Objects
8 4 (2.03%) SAP
9 3 (1.52%) Adobe
9 3 (1.52%) RapidMiner
10 2 (1.02%) Eloqua
10 2 (1.02%) Splunk
10 2 (1.02%) VMware
10 2 (1.02%) Cadence
10 2 (1.02%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.02%) Remedy
11 1 (0.51%) Anite
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £850 per day + Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum + DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £260.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Cystic Fibrosis Trust
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
North West
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 350-400 Per Day
Posted: 11 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago