The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the England region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 472 485 516
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +31
Contract jobs citing R 81 61 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.13% 0.079%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.45% 0.34% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 48 20
Average daily rate
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£550 £431 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.53% +7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £460 £354 £394
% change year-on-year
+30.03% -10.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £26.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -34.37%
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
17921 17889 19187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.40% 38.60% 36.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11701 11307 11661
Average daily rate £399 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 372 534 730
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £18.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
R
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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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +36 63 £550 +25.71% 29
South East -6 10 £520 +108.00% 2
East Midlands - 3 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -
East of England -25 1 £400 - 4
South West -30 1 - - 1
North West - 1 - - 1
North East - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - -
R
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R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 82 (48.52%) SQL
2 77 (45.56%) Analytics
3 62 (36.69%) Python
4 58 (34.32%) Hadoop
5 50 (29.59%) SAS
6 49 (28.99%) Big Data
7 47 (27.81%) Finance
8 45 (26.63%) Java
9 44 (26.04%) Statistics
10 43 (25.44%) Degree
11 42 (24.85%) Data Mining
12 41 (24.26%) Apache Hive
12 41 (24.26%) Mathematics
13 40 (23.67%) MapReduce
14 32 (18.93%) Apache Pig
15 31 (18.34%) Oracle
16 30 (17.75%) SPSS
16 30 (17.75%) Computer Science
17 29 (17.16%) Tableau
17 29 (17.16%) NoSQL
18 28 (16.57%) Visualisation
19 27 (15.98%) C++
20 22 (13.02%) Business Intelligence
21 21 (12.43%) PhD
21 21 (12.43%) MATLAB
22 20 (11.83%) ETL
22 20 (11.83%) Data Analysis
22 20 (11.83%) Statistical Modelling
23 19 (11.24%) Marketing
23 19 (11.24%) Agile Software Development

R
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 50 (29.59%) SAS
2 32 (18.93%) Apache Pig
3 3 (1.78%) Apache
4 2 (1.18%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (1.18%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.59%) Node.js
Applications
1 30 (17.75%) SPSS
2 10 (5.92%) Stata
2 10 (5.92%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.55%) Mathematica
4 4 (2.37%) MS Office
5 2 (1.18%) S-PLUS
5 2 (1.18%) Gephi
6 1 (0.59%) Weka
6 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (5.33%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (4.73%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (4.14%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (3.55%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (2.37%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (2.37%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (2.37%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (2.37%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (1.78%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (1.78%) Oracle Manufacturing
7 2 (1.18%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (1.18%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 2 (1.18%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 2 (1.18%) Oracle AGIS
8 1 (0.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.59%) SiteCatalyst
8 1 (0.59%) Oracle ASCP
8 1 (0.59%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.59%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.59%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.73%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.59%) GitHub
2 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.18%) LAN
1 2 (1.18%) VoIP
1 2 (1.18%) WLAN
1 2 (1.18%) WAN
1 2 (1.18%) Wireless
1 2 (1.18%) Firewall
2 1 (0.59%) AMQP
2 1 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (34.32%) Hadoop
2 49 (28.99%) Big Data
3 42 (24.85%) Data Mining
4 41 (24.26%) Apache Hive
5 29 (17.16%) NoSQL
6 16 (9.47%) HBase
7 15 (8.88%) SQL Server
8 14 (8.28%) Relational Database
9 13 (7.69%) MongoDB
9 13 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (6.51%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (6.51%) DB2
11 10 (5.92%) Mahout
12 8 (4.73%) QlikView
13 7 (4.14%) Oracle Database
14 6 (3.55%) RDBMS
14 6 (3.55%) Couchbase
14 6 (3.55%) RapidMiner
15 5 (2.96%) Base SAS
15 5 (2.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (4.14%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (1.78%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.78%) JIRA
3 2 (1.18%) Subversion
3 2 (1.18%) ProC
3 2 (1.18%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.59%) RSpec
4 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.59%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.59%) JDeveloper
4 1 (0.59%) Maven
General
1 47 (27.81%) Finance
2 19 (11.24%) Marketing
3 18 (10.65%) Banking
4 13 (7.69%) Investment Banking
5 8 (4.73%) Retail
5 8 (4.73%) Front Office
6 4 (2.37%) Games
6 4 (2.37%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.37%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.78%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.78%) Advertising
8 2 (1.18%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.59%) Publishing
9 1 (0.59%) Law
9 1 (0.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 52 (30.77%) Analyst
2 37 (21.89%) Developer
3 32 (18.93%) Data Scientist
4 28 (16.57%) Data Analyst
5 15 (8.88%) Architect
6 12 (7.10%) Consultant
7 11 (6.51%) Python Developer
8 10 (5.92%) Technical Architect
9 7 (4.14%) Oracle Consultant
9 7 (4.14%) Analyst Developer
10 6 (3.55%) Quantitative Analyst
10 6 (3.55%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.55%) Senior Developer
10 6 (3.55%) Insight Analyst
11 5 (2.96%) Information Analyst
11 5 (2.96%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (2.96%) Statistician
12 4 (2.37%) Business Consultant
12 4 (2.37%) Data Consultant
12 4 (2.37%) E-Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (23.67%) MapReduce
2 15 (8.88%) .NET
3 7 (4.14%) Django
3 7 (4.14%) SciPy
3 7 (4.14%) NumPy
3 7 (4.14%) Natural Language Processing
4 6 (3.55%) OLE
5 5 (2.96%) XML
6 4 (2.37%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.78%) HTML
7 3 (1.78%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (1.18%) CSS
8 2 (1.18%) WPF
8 2 (1.18%) Backbone.js
8 2 (1.18%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.18%) Akka
8 2 (1.18%) ZeroMQ
9 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.59%) Play Framework
9 1 (0.59%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 44 (26.04%) Statistics
2 41 (24.26%) Mathematics
3 30 (17.75%) Computer Science
4 28 (16.57%) Visualisation
5 12 (7.10%) Open Source
6 10 (5.92%) Economics
6 10 (5.92%) Physics
7 5 (2.96%) Data Integration
8 4 (2.37%) Ontologies
8 4 (2.37%) W3C
8 4 (2.37%) Life Science
8 4 (2.37%) Semantic Web
9 3 (1.78%) FMCG
9 3 (1.78%) Data Conversion
9 3 (1.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.78%) Derivative
10 2 (1.18%) Clustering
10 2 (1.18%) Equities
10 2 (1.18%) Neural Network
10 2 (1.18%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.24%) Linux
2 6 (3.55%) UNIX
3 3 (1.78%) Windows
4 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (45.56%) Analytics
2 22 (13.02%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (11.83%) ETL
3 20 (11.83%) Data Analysis
3 20 (11.83%) Statistical Modelling
4 19 (11.24%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (10.65%) Machine Learning
6 17 (10.06%) Data Management
6 17 (10.06%) Project Management
7 12 (7.10%) Data Modelling
8 11 (6.51%) OO
9 10 (5.92%) TDD
10 9 (5.33%) Predictive Modelling
10 9 (5.33%) Data Analytics
10 9 (5.33%) Statistical Analysis
11 8 (4.73%) Predictive Analytics
11 8 (4.73%) Web Development
11 8 (4.73%) UML
11 8 (4.73%) OOP
12 7 (4.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (48.52%) SQL
2 62 (36.69%) Python
3 45 (26.63%) Java
4 27 (15.98%) C++
5 21 (12.43%) MATLAB
6 19 (11.24%) C#
6 19 (11.24%) Perl
7 18 (10.65%) Scala
8 15 (8.88%) C
9 12 (7.10%) JavaScript
10 10 (5.92%) Ruby
11 8 (4.73%) VBA
12 5 (2.96%) VB.NET
13 4 (2.37%) SPARQL
14 3 (1.78%) F#
14 3 (1.78%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.18%) PHP
15 2 (1.18%) VB
15 2 (1.18%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.59%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 43 (25.44%) Degree
2 21 (12.43%) PhD
3 2 (1.18%) MBA
4 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.59%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.55%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.18%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.59%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.59%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (1.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.18%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.18%) vSphere
2 1 (0.59%) HDFS
2 1 (0.59%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (1.18%) Puppet
1 2 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.59%) Oozie
2 1 (0.59%) Hyperic
2 1 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.59%) Ganglia
2 1 (0.59%) Nagios
Vendors
1 31 (18.34%) Oracle
2 29 (17.16%) Tableau
3 11 (6.51%) Microsoft
4 9 (5.33%) Cloudera
5 7 (4.14%) Talend
5 7 (4.14%) Sybase
5 7 (4.14%) MicroStrategy
6 5 (2.96%) Teradata
7 4 (2.37%) Ab Initio
7 4 (2.37%) SAP
7 4 (2.37%) Business Objects
7 4 (2.37%) Informatica
8 3 (1.78%) IBM
9 2 (1.18%) VMware
9 2 (1.18%) Omniture
9 2 (1.18%) Netezza
9 2 (1.18%) HP
9 2 (1.18%) Adobe
9 2 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.18%) Datameer
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Rate: £500 - £650 per day
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