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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
R
UK / England
Rank 291 440 492
Rank change year-on-year
+149 +52
Contract jobs citing R 311 152 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.76% 0.33% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.89% 0.84% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 98 76
Median daily rate £480 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £321 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £488 £400
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.25 -
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -

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
16489 18142 17601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.43% 38.97% 37.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11353 12396 11970
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 363 481 386
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.60 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +124 245 £500 - 73
South East +29 29 £200 -63.63% 17
East of England +6 11 £430 +43.33% 8
East Midlands +8 10 £413 +37.50% 1
North West +28 5 £463 +49.19% 9
South West +9 4 £168 -68.09% 2
West Midlands - 4 £375 - 2
Yorkshire +14 3 £330 -35.60%
Midlands - 1 £450 -
R
UK

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 458 (77.63%) Python
2 279 (47.29%) Hadoop
3 268 (45.42%) SQL
4 252 (42.71%) Big Data
5 242 (41.02%) Analytics
6 233 (39.49%) Apache Spark
7 189 (32.03%) Java
8 178 (30.17%) Scala
9 168 (28.47%) Statistics
10 167 (28.31%) Machine Learning
11 160 (27.12%) Apache Hive
12 140 (23.73%) Analytical Skills
13 135 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
14 128 (21.69%) Degree
15 119 (20.17%) Visualisation
16 117 (19.83%) Business Intelligence
17 116 (19.66%) Tableau
18 110 (18.64%) Algorithms
19 106 (17.97%) Finance
20 105 (17.80%) Mathematics
21 98 (16.61%) Kafka
22 89 (15.08%) SAS
23 85 (14.41%) Relational Database
24 84 (14.24%) Computer Science
25 81 (13.73%) MATLAB
26 78 (13.22%) NoSQL
27 73 (12.37%) Data Analysis
27 73 (12.37%) Linux
28 72 (12.20%) C++
29 67 (11.36%) ETL

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
1 233 (39.49%) Apache Spark
2 89 (15.08%) SAS
3 45 (7.63%) Apache
4 44 (7.46%) Apache Pig
4 44 (7.46%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (2.37%) Apache Solr
6 8 (1.36%) ArcGIS
7 4 (0.68%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (0.51%) Confluence
8 3 (0.51%) JBoss
8 3 (0.51%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.34%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.34%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.34%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.34%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.17%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.17%) GemFire
10 1 (0.17%) IIS
10 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 37 (6.27%) SPSS
2 17 (2.88%) MS Excel
3 16 (2.71%) Stata
4 8 (1.36%) MS Office
5 7 (1.19%) LaTeX
6 6 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (1.02%) Weka
7 5 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.51%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.51%) Doxygen
8 3 (0.51%) MS Project
9 2 (0.34%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.17%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.17%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.19%) Unica
2 6 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.51%) FastStats
4 2 (0.34%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 58 (9.83%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (6.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (4.92%) Cloud Computing
4 22 (3.73%) Amazon Kinesis
5 20 (3.39%) Google Analytics
6 15 (2.54%) GitHub
7 11 (1.86%) Amazon S3
8 9 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (1.36%) Azure Machine Learning
10 7 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (1.19%) SaaS
11 6 (1.02%) IaaS
11 6 (1.02%) PaaS
12 3 (0.51%) Adobe Analytics
12 3 (0.51%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.51%) Flurry Analytics
13 2 (0.34%) Amazon Glacier
13 2 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.34%) Google Play
13 2 (0.34%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.88%) Kerberos
2 16 (2.71%) LDAP
3 6 (1.02%) FTP
4 4 (0.68%) HTTP
5 1 (0.17%) CTI
5 1 (0.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 279 (47.29%) Hadoop
2 252 (42.71%) Big Data
3 160 (27.12%) Apache Hive
4 85 (14.41%) Relational Database
5 78 (13.22%) NoSQL
6 64 (10.85%) Data Warehouse
7 62 (10.51%) MongoDB
8 60 (10.17%) PostgreSQL
9 54 (9.15%) Data Mining
10 50 (8.47%) SQL Server
11 45 (7.63%) Apache Cassandra
12 43 (7.29%) Sqoop
13 39 (6.61%) QlikView
14 34 (5.76%) Impala
15 33 (5.59%) HBase
16 31 (5.25%) Power BI
17 28 (4.75%) Data Lake
18 27 (4.58%) RDBMS
19 20 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 18 (3.05%) DB2
Development Applications
1 55 (9.32%) Git (software)
2 50 (8.47%) JIRA
3 19 (3.22%) Jenkins
4 15 (2.54%) Maven
5 9 (1.53%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.51%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.34%) Apache Continuum
8 2 (0.34%) Capybara
8 2 (0.34%) ERwin
8 2 (0.34%) RSpec
8 2 (0.34%) Subversion
9 1 (0.17%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.17%) GoCD
9 1 (0.17%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.17%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.17%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.17%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.17%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.17%) Vagrant
General
1 106 (17.97%) Finance
2 57 (9.66%) Marketing
3 40 (6.78%) Retail
4 34 (5.76%) Banking
5 14 (2.37%) Investment Banking
6 12 (2.03%) Advertising
6 12 (2.03%) Aerospace
6 12 (2.03%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.86%) Front Office
8 10 (1.69%) Games
9 8 (1.36%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.19%) Electronics
11 6 (1.02%) Publishing
12 5 (0.85%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.68%) Legal
14 3 (0.51%) Automotive
15 1 (0.17%) Back Office
15 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.17%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 136 (23.05%) Analyst
2 131 (22.20%) Data Scientist
3 107 (18.14%) Developer
4 93 (15.76%) Data Engineer
5 77 (13.05%) Data Analyst
6 62 (10.51%) Big Data Engineer
7 46 (7.80%) Hadoop Engineer
8 39 (6.61%) Architect
9 35 (5.93%) Data Architect
10 28 (4.75%) Big Data Developer
11 26 (4.41%) Python Developer
12 25 (4.24%) Big Data Architect
12 25 (4.24%) SQL Analyst
13 23 (3.90%) SQL Data Analyst
14 22 (3.73%) Hadoop Developer
15 19 (3.22%) DevOps Engineer
16 18 (3.05%) Hadoop Architect
17 16 (2.71%) Consultant
17 16 (2.71%) Java Developer
17 16 (2.71%) Machine Learning Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (16.61%) Kafka
2 36 (6.10%) scikit-learn
3 27 (4.58%) Pandas
4 24 (4.07%) D3.js
4 24 (4.07%) XML
5 22 (3.73%) .NET
6 21 (3.56%) JMS
6 21 (3.56%) JSON
7 18 (3.05%) NumPy
8 17 (2.88%) Natural Language Processing
9 15 (2.54%) Web Services
10 14 (2.37%) HTML
11 12 (2.03%) Apache Avro
11 12 (2.03%) Spark Streaming
11 12 (2.03%) Spring
12 11 (1.86%) Lucene
13 9 (1.53%) Hibernate
13 9 (1.53%) SciPy
14 8 (1.36%) AngularJS
14 8 (1.36%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 168 (28.47%) Statistics
2 140 (23.73%) Analytical Skills
3 119 (20.17%) Visualisation
4 110 (18.64%) Algorithms
5 105 (17.80%) Mathematics
6 84 (14.24%) Computer Science
7 37 (6.27%) Credit Risk
8 20 (3.39%) Physics
9 17 (2.88%) Artificial Intelligence
9 17 (2.88%) Data Structures
10 16 (2.71%) Neural Network
11 15 (2.54%) Economics
12 13 (2.20%) Applied Mathematics
12 13 (2.20%) User Experience
13 10 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 10 (1.69%) Management Information System
14 9 (1.53%) Data Integration
15 7 (1.19%) Data Extraction
15 7 (1.19%) Derivative
15 7 (1.19%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 73 (12.37%) Linux
2 47 (7.97%) Unix
3 7 (1.19%) CentOS
4 6 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.68%) MVS
6 3 (0.51%) Windows
7 2 (0.34%) Android
8 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (41.02%) Analytics
2 167 (28.31%) Machine Learning
3 135 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
4 117 (19.83%) Business Intelligence
5 73 (12.37%) Data Analysis
6 67 (11.36%) ETL
7 64 (10.85%) MapReduce
8 60 (10.17%) Data Analytics
8 60 (10.17%) Data Modelling
9 57 (9.66%) Data Visualisation
10 56 (9.49%) Open Source
11 42 (7.12%) Statistical Analysis
12 41 (6.95%) Web Analytics
13 37 (6.27%) Data Management
14 36 (6.10%) Predictive Modelling
15 31 (5.25%) Continuous Integration
15 31 (5.25%) Data Architecture
15 31 (5.25%) Data Engineering
16 30 (5.08%) DevOps
16 30 (5.08%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 458 (77.63%) Python
2 268 (45.42%) SQL
3 189 (32.03%) Java
4 178 (30.17%) Scala
5 81 (13.73%) MATLAB
6 72 (12.20%) C++
7 39 (6.61%) JavaScript
8 35 (5.93%) C#
9 27 (4.58%) Bash Shell
10 21 (3.56%) VBA
11 17 (2.88%) C
12 16 (2.71%) Perl
13 12 (2.03%) T-SQL
14 10 (1.69%) PowerShell
15 8 (1.36%) Go
16 7 (1.19%) Ruby
16 7 (1.19%) Shell Script
17 6 (1.02%) PHP
18 5 (0.85%) VB
19 4 (0.68%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 128 (21.69%) Degree
2 66 (11.19%) PhD
3 9 (1.53%) Postgraduate
4 6 (1.02%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.85%) CFA
6 2 (0.34%) RHCE
6 2 (0.34%) RHCSA
6 2 (0.34%) SAS Certification
6 2 (0.34%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.17%) CBAP
7 1 (0.17%) CISA
7 1 (0.17%) IIBA
7 1 (0.17%) ISEB
7 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.17%) MBA
7 1 (0.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.08%) Data Quality
2 18 (3.05%) QA
3 3 (0.51%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.17%) Basel II
System Software
1 27 (4.58%) HDFS
2 24 (4.07%) Apache Flume
3 13 (2.20%) Docker
4 3 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.34%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 22 (3.73%) Ansible
1 22 (3.73%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (3.05%) Hadoop YARN
3 16 (2.71%) Puppet
4 8 (1.36%) Kibana
5 7 (1.19%) Oozie
6 4 (0.68%) logstash
6 4 (0.68%) Marathon
6 4 (0.68%) Mesos
7 3 (0.51%) Ambari
7 3 (0.51%) Terraform
8 2 (0.34%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.17%) FreeIPA
9 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 116 (19.66%) Tableau
2 44 (7.46%) Teradata
3 41 (6.95%) Oracle
4 34 (5.76%) Hortonworks
5 32 (5.42%) Google
5 32 (5.42%) Microsoft
6 22 (3.73%) Cloudera
7 19 (3.22%) Netezza
8 18 (3.05%) Sybase
9 17 (2.88%) SAP
10 11 (1.86%) Alteryx
10 11 (1.86%) MicroStrategy
11 10 (1.69%) Cognos
11 10 (1.69%) IBM
12 9 (1.53%) Talend
13 6 (1.02%) Informatica
13 6 (1.02%) MuleSoft
13 6 (1.02%) Red Hat
14 5 (0.85%) Splunk
14 5 (0.85%) Vertica
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