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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 483 469 526
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +57
Contract jobs citing R 88 52 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.12% 0.074%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.46% 0.32% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 26 28
Average daily rate £475 £475 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £314 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £363 £407
% change year-on-year
+31.03% -10.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £34.00 £26.25 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.52% +110.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £26.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+29.52% +110.00%
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19119 16193 19781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.33% 37.03% 35.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12609 10182 11921
Average daily rate £375 £385 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 451 583 678
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.14% +2.94%
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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +19 69 £475 - 25
South East -19 8 £488 +62.58% 6
West Midlands - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - - 1
North West -23 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
R
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R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 63 (39.62%) SQL
2 58 (36.48%) Analytics
3 51 (32.08%) Oracle
4 49 (30.82%) Hadoop
5 45 (28.30%) Finance
6 44 (27.67%) SAS
7 41 (25.79%) Data Mining
7 41 (25.79%) Big Data
8 35 (22.01%) Statistics
9 34 (21.38%) Python
10 32 (20.13%) Business Intelligence
10 32 (20.13%) Degree
11 31 (19.50%) Java
12 30 (18.87%) Mathematics
13 29 (18.24%) SPSS
14 27 (16.98%) Visualisation
14 27 (16.98%) Apache Hive
15 25 (15.72%) NoSQL
16 24 (15.09%) MapReduce
17 22 (13.84%) Computer Science
18 21 (13.21%) MongoDB
19 20 (12.58%) Oracle EBS
20 19 (11.95%) Marketing
20 19 (11.95%) C++
21 18 (11.32%) Tableau
21 18 (11.32%) Oracle EBS R12
22 17 (10.69%) Apache Pig
22 17 (10.69%) ETL
22 17 (10.69%) PhD
23 16 (10.06%) Data Analysis

R
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 44 (27.67%) SAS
2 17 (10.69%) Apache Pig
3 4 (2.52%) Node.js
4 3 (1.89%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (1.26%) Apache
5 2 (1.26%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (0.63%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 29 (18.24%) SPSS
2 10 (6.29%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.77%) Stata
4 3 (1.89%) MS Office
5 2 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.63%) Gephi
6 1 (0.63%) Weka
6 1 (0.63%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 20 (12.58%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (11.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 16 (10.06%) Oracle Applications
4 10 (6.29%) Oracle Financials
5 8 (5.03%) Oracle General Ledger
6 7 (4.40%) Oracle Receivables
6 7 (4.40%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (3.14%) Oracle Assets
7 5 (3.14%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (2.52%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (1.89%) Oracle Manufacturing
10 2 (1.26%) Maximo
10 2 (1.26%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 2 (1.26%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 2 (1.26%) Oracle AGIS
11 1 (0.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 1 (0.63%) Oracle ASCP
11 1 (0.63%) SAP HR
11 1 (0.63%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.77%) Internet
2 4 (2.52%) Wireless
3 2 (1.26%) VLAN
3 2 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.26%) IPsec
3 2 (1.26%) WAN
3 2 (1.26%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.26%) VRRP
3 2 (1.26%) OSPF
3 2 (1.26%) BGP
3 2 (1.26%) SMLT
3 2 (1.26%) HSRP
4 1 (0.63%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.63%) 4G
4 1 (0.63%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.63%) LTE
4 1 (0.63%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.63%) 3G
4 1 (0.63%) MPLS
4 1 (0.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (30.82%) Hadoop
2 41 (25.79%) Data Mining
2 41 (25.79%) Big Data
3 27 (16.98%) Apache Hive
4 25 (15.72%) NoSQL
5 21 (13.21%) MongoDB
6 15 (9.43%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (9.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (8.81%) HBase
7 14 (8.81%) SQL Server
8 11 (6.92%) Relational Database
8 11 (6.92%) Oracle Reports
9 10 (6.29%) Oracle Database
10 9 (5.66%) Oracle BI EE
10 9 (5.66%) Spotfire
11 8 (5.03%) MySQL
11 8 (5.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 7 (4.40%) QlikView
12 7 (4.40%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (4.40%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (3.77%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.26%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.26%) ProC
4 1 (0.63%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.63%) JDeveloper
4 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
General
1 45 (28.30%) Finance
2 19 (11.95%) Marketing
3 9 (5.66%) Banking
3 9 (5.66%) Retail
4 5 (3.14%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.52%) Advertising
5 4 (2.52%) Games
5 4 (2.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.89%) Front Office
7 2 (1.26%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.26%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Law
8 1 (0.63%) Legal
8 1 (0.63%) Publishing
8 1 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (26.42%) Analyst
2 36 (22.64%) Developer
3 23 (14.47%) Data Scientist
4 19 (11.95%) Data Analyst
5 11 (6.92%) Architect
6 10 (6.29%) Consultant
7 8 (5.03%) Software Engineer
7 8 (5.03%) Project Manager
8 7 (4.40%) Data Architect
8 7 (4.40%) Oracle Consultant
9 6 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (3.77%) Oracle DBA
9 6 (3.77%) DBA
9 6 (3.77%) Business Analyst
9 6 (3.77%) Designer
10 5 (3.14%) Oracle Developer
10 5 (3.14%) Business Developer
11 4 (2.52%) Quantitative Analyst
11 4 (2.52%) Developer Analyst
11 4 (2.52%) E-Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.09%) MapReduce
2 14 (8.81%) .NET
3 6 (3.77%) XML
3 6 (3.77%) ZeroMQ
4 5 (3.14%) OLE
5 3 (1.89%) WPF
6 2 (1.26%) Ajax
6 2 (1.26%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.26%) CSS
6 2 (1.26%) HTML
7 1 (0.63%) D3.js
7 1 (0.63%) SignalR
7 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.63%) Akka
7 1 (0.63%) Play Framework
7 1 (0.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (0.63%) AppFabric
7 1 (0.63%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.63%) JSON
7 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 35 (22.01%) Statistics
2 30 (18.87%) Mathematics
3 27 (16.98%) Visualisation
4 22 (13.84%) Computer Science
5 13 (8.18%) Machine Learning
6 10 (6.29%) Economics
6 10 (6.29%) Physics
6 10 (6.29%) Data Integration
7 4 (2.52%) Neural Network
8 3 (1.89%) Open Source
8 3 (1.89%) Data Conversion
8 3 (1.89%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.26%) Derivative
9 2 (1.26%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.26%) W3C
9 2 (1.26%) Ontologies
9 2 (1.26%) Life Science
9 2 (1.26%) FMCG
9 2 (1.26%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.43%) Linux
2 9 (5.66%) UNIX
3 3 (1.89%) Solaris
4 1 (0.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (36.48%) Analytics
2 32 (20.13%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (10.69%) ETL
4 16 (10.06%) Data Analysis
5 15 (9.43%) Project Management
5 15 (9.43%) Statistical Modelling
6 11 (6.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (6.92%) Data Management
6 11 (6.92%) Software Engineering
7 10 (6.29%) Migration
7 10 (6.29%) Data Modelling
8 9 (5.66%) Data Migration
8 9 (5.66%) Predictive Analytics
9 8 (5.03%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (5.03%) Predictive Modelling
10 7 (4.40%) Data Architecture
10 7 (4.40%) UML
11 6 (3.77%) CRM
11 6 (3.77%) Unit Testing
12 5 (3.14%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 63 (39.62%) SQL
2 34 (21.38%) Python
3 31 (19.50%) Java
4 19 (11.95%) C++
5 14 (8.81%) Perl
6 13 (8.18%) C#
6 13 (8.18%) MATLAB
7 10 (6.29%) Ruby
8 8 (5.03%) C
8 8 (5.03%) Scala
9 7 (4.40%) Shell Script
9 7 (4.40%) PL/SQL
10 6 (3.77%) VBA
10 6 (3.77%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.52%) JavaScript
12 3 (1.89%) F#
12 3 (1.89%) VB
13 2 (1.26%) PHP
13 2 (1.26%) SAS Macro
13 2 (1.26%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 32 (20.13%) Degree
2 17 (10.69%) PhD
3 7 (4.40%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.40%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.26%) Postgraduate
4 2 (1.26%) PMP
4 2 (1.26%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.63%) CCNP
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.63%) HND
5 1 (0.63%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.40%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.26%) QA
2 2 (1.26%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.63%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.63%) Basel II
3 1 (0.63%) SLA
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.63%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (2.52%) Puppet
2 3 (1.89%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 51 (32.08%) Oracle
2 18 (11.32%) Tableau
3 15 (9.43%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.40%) IBM
4 7 (4.40%) Minitab
5 6 (3.77%) Teradata
5 6 (3.77%) TIBCO
5 6 (3.77%) Talend
6 5 (3.14%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (2.52%) Ab Initio
7 4 (2.52%) SAP
7 4 (2.52%) Informatica
7 4 (2.52%) Vertica
8 3 (1.89%) Cloudera
8 3 (1.89%) HP
8 3 (1.89%) Netezza
9 2 (1.26%) Omniture
9 2 (1.26%) Google
9 2 (1.26%) Trillium
9 2 (1.26%) Sybase
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