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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
R
UK / England
Rank 289 452 468
Rank change year-on-year
+163 +16
Contract jobs citing R 306 159 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.73% 0.33% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.81% 0.86% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 109 96
Median daily rate £500 £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £350 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £652 £700 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £550 £433
% change year-on-year
-40.90% +27.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -

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
16949 18457 18152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.49% 38.66% 38.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11760 12662 12097
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 465 398
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.03 £19.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.39 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 23 February 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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +128 241 £500 - 67
South East +29 33 £369 -29.76% 14
East Midlands +7 7 £331 -20.89% 3
East of England - 7 £525 - 11
North West +25 6 £313 -51.92% 13
North East -13 4 £550 -21.42% 2
South West +6 3 £168 -68.09% 3
West Midlands +7 2 - - 1
Midlands - 2 £450 -
Yorkshire 0 1 £325 -45.83% 5
R
UK

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 492 (76.28%) Python
2 308 (47.75%) Hadoop
3 295 (45.74%) SQL
4 285 (44.19%) Big Data
5 263 (40.78%) Analytics
6 259 (40.16%) Apache Spark
7 212 (32.87%) Java
8 192 (29.77%) Scala
9 186 (28.84%) Machine Learning
10 164 (25.43%) Apache Hive
11 162 (25.12%) Statistics
12 146 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
13 145 (22.48%) Mathematics
14 135 (20.93%) Business Intelligence
15 132 (20.47%) Visualisation
16 131 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
17 125 (19.38%) Finance
18 121 (18.76%) Degree
19 118 (18.29%) Algorithms
20 115 (17.83%) Tableau
21 105 (16.28%) SAS
22 102 (15.81%) Kafka
23 95 (14.73%) Relational Database
24 91 (14.11%) NoSQL
25 87 (13.49%) Computer Science
26 78 (12.09%) ETL
27 77 (11.94%) MapReduce
28 76 (11.78%) Data Visualisation
28 76 (11.78%) Linux
29 73 (11.32%) C++

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
1 259 (40.16%) Apache Spark
2 105 (16.28%) SAS
3 56 (8.68%) Apache Pig
4 47 (7.29%) Apache
5 43 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
6 15 (2.33%) Apache Solr
7 8 (1.24%) Drupal
8 5 (0.78%) ArcGIS
9 3 (0.47%) Confluence
9 3 (0.47%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (0.47%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.31%) CICS
10 2 (0.31%) CMS
10 2 (0.31%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.31%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.31%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.16%) GemFire
11 1 (0.16%) IIS
11 1 (0.16%) JBoss
11 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 42 (6.51%) SPSS
2 36 (5.58%) MS Excel
3 14 (2.17%) MS Office
4 13 (2.02%) Stata
5 8 (1.24%) Weka
6 6 (0.93%) LaTeX
6 6 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.62%) MS Project
9 3 (0.47%) Doxygen
9 3 (0.47%) GNU Octave
9 3 (0.47%) S-PLUS
10 2 (0.31%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (1.24%) FastStats
2 4 (0.62%) Eloqua
2 4 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.47%) Unica
4 2 (0.31%) FINCAD Analytics
4 2 (0.31%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 67 (10.39%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (7.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
4 22 (3.41%) Amazon Kinesis
5 21 (3.26%) GitHub
5 21 (3.26%) Google Analytics
6 16 (2.48%) Amazon S3
7 15 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (1.55%) Azure Machine Learning
9 8 (1.24%) Amazon EMR
9 8 (1.24%) SaaS
10 6 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (0.93%) IaaS
10 6 (0.93%) PaaS
11 4 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.62%) Google Play
12 3 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.47%) Flurry Analytics
13 2 (0.31%) Data Lake Analytics
13 2 (0.31%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.64%) Kerberos
1 17 (2.64%) LDAP
2 6 (0.93%) HTTP
3 4 (0.62%) FTP
4 1 (0.16%) DNS
4 1 (0.16%) Firewall
4 1 (0.16%) SSH
4 1 (0.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 308 (47.75%) Hadoop
2 285 (44.19%) Big Data
3 164 (25.43%) Apache Hive
4 95 (14.73%) Relational Database
5 91 (14.11%) NoSQL
6 67 (10.39%) MongoDB
7 62 (9.61%) PostgreSQL
8 58 (8.99%) Data Warehouse
9 57 (8.84%) Apache Cassandra
9 57 (8.84%) Data Mining
10 55 (8.53%) Power BI
11 54 (8.37%) SQL Server
12 47 (7.29%) QlikView
13 44 (6.82%) Sqoop
14 41 (6.36%) HBase
15 34 (5.27%) Data Lake
15 34 (5.27%) Impala
16 30 (4.65%) RDBMS
17 19 (2.95%) BusinessObjects
17 19 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 66 (10.23%) Git (software)
2 54 (8.37%) JIRA
3 18 (2.79%) Jenkins
4 15 (2.33%) Maven
5 10 (1.55%) Talend Open Studio
6 7 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.47%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.47%) Subversion
9 2 (0.31%) Apache Continuum
9 2 (0.31%) Capybara
9 2 (0.31%) ChangeMan
9 2 (0.31%) ERwin
9 2 (0.31%) GoCD
9 2 (0.31%) RSpec
9 2 (0.31%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.31%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.16%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.16%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.16%) Redmine
General
1 125 (19.38%) Finance
2 51 (7.91%) Marketing
3 47 (7.29%) Banking
4 32 (4.96%) Retail
5 17 (2.64%) Investment Banking
6 13 (2.02%) Front Office
7 12 (1.86%) Aerospace
7 12 (1.86%) Publishing
8 11 (1.71%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.24%) Advertising
9 8 (1.24%) Games
10 7 (1.09%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.93%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.78%) Electronics
12 5 (0.78%) Legal
13 3 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.16%) Automotive
14 1 (0.16%) Back Office
14 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.16%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 140 (21.71%) Developer
2 138 (21.40%) Data Scientist
3 135 (20.93%) Analyst
4 91 (14.11%) Data Engineer
5 71 (11.01%) Data Analyst
6 66 (10.23%) Big Data Engineer
7 49 (7.60%) Hadoop Engineer
8 44 (6.82%) Architect
9 39 (6.05%) Data Architect
10 34 (5.27%) Python Developer
11 31 (4.81%) Big Data Developer
12 27 (4.19%) Big Data Architect
12 27 (4.19%) Hadoop Developer
13 24 (3.72%) SQL Analyst
14 23 (3.57%) SQL Data Analyst
15 22 (3.41%) R Developer
16 19 (2.95%) Consultant
17 18 (2.79%) Hadoop Architect
18 17 (2.64%) Machine Learning Engineer
18 17 (2.64%) Machine Learning Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (15.81%) Kafka
2 35 (5.43%) scikit-learn
3 27 (4.19%) .NET
3 27 (4.19%) Web Services
4 25 (3.88%) D3.js
4 25 (3.88%) Pandas
5 24 (3.72%) XML
6 22 (3.41%) JMS
7 21 (3.26%) JSON
8 20 (3.10%) NumPy
9 19 (2.95%) Natural Language Processing
10 16 (2.48%) HTML
10 16 (2.48%) Spark Streaming
11 12 (1.86%) Apache Avro
11 12 (1.86%) Lucene
12 11 (1.71%) AngularJS
12 11 (1.71%) Spring
13 10 (1.55%) Hibernate
13 10 (1.55%) Node.js
13 10 (1.55%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 146 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
2 118 (18.29%) Algorithms
3 87 (13.49%) Computer Science
4 34 (5.27%) Credit Risk
5 16 (2.48%) Data Structures
6 10 (1.55%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (1.40%) Mainframe
8 8 (1.24%) Fintech
8 8 (1.24%) User Experience
9 6 (0.93%) Derivative
10 5 (0.78%) Credit Derivative
10 5 (0.78%) Equities
10 5 (0.78%) FMCG
11 4 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.62%) Fixed Income
11 4 (0.62%) IBM Mainframe
11 4 (0.62%) Market Risk
11 4 (0.62%) Replication
11 4 (0.62%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 76 (11.78%) Linux
2 54 (8.37%) Unix
3 7 (1.09%) Windows
4 6 (0.93%) CentOS
5 5 (0.78%) MVS
5 5 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.16%) Android
6 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (40.78%) Analytics
2 186 (28.84%) Machine Learning
3 162 (25.12%) Statistics
4 145 (22.48%) Mathematics
5 135 (20.93%) Business Intelligence
6 132 (20.47%) Visualisation
7 131 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
8 78 (12.09%) ETL
9 77 (11.94%) MapReduce
10 76 (11.78%) Data Visualisation
11 71 (11.01%) Data Analysis
12 70 (10.85%) Data Modelling
13 66 (10.23%) Data Analytics
14 64 (9.92%) Open Source
15 45 (6.98%) Predictive Modelling
16 43 (6.67%) Statistical Analysis
17 42 (6.51%) Web Analytics
18 38 (5.89%) Data Management
19 37 (5.74%) Statistical Modelling
20 34 (5.27%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 492 (76.28%) Python
2 295 (45.74%) SQL
3 212 (32.87%) Java
4 192 (29.77%) Scala
5 73 (11.32%) C++
6 72 (11.16%) MATLAB
7 39 (6.05%) JavaScript
8 32 (4.96%) C#
9 26 (4.03%) Bash Shell
10 18 (2.79%) C
11 17 (2.64%) Perl
12 16 (2.48%) VBA
13 14 (2.17%) T-SQL
14 11 (1.71%) PowerShell
14 11 (1.71%) Shell Script
15 6 (0.93%) Go
15 6 (0.93%) PHP
15 6 (0.93%) Ruby
15 6 (0.93%) VB
16 3 (0.47%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 121 (18.76%) Degree
2 72 (11.16%) PhD
3 10 (1.55%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.40%) CCA
5 8 (1.24%) Postgraduate
6 5 (0.78%) BC Cleared
7 4 (0.62%) CFA
8 2 (0.31%) CBAP
8 2 (0.31%) IIBA
8 2 (0.31%) RHCE
8 2 (0.31%) RHCSA
8 2 (0.31%) SAS Certification
8 2 (0.31%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.16%) CISA
9 1 (0.16%) ISEB
9 1 (0.16%) MBA
9 1 (0.16%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.34%) Data Quality
2 22 (3.41%) QA
3 5 (0.78%) IFRS
3 5 (0.78%) IFRS 9
4 2 (0.31%) Actionable Recommendations
4 2 (0.31%) CDISC
4 2 (0.31%) IAS 39
5 1 (0.16%) Basel II
5 1 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.16%) SDET
System Software
1 30 (4.65%) Apache Flume
2 28 (4.34%) HDFS
3 15 (2.33%) Docker
4 5 (0.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.47%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 24 (3.72%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (3.26%) Ansible
3 19 (2.95%) Hadoop YARN
4 14 (2.17%) Puppet
5 10 (1.55%) Oozie
6 6 (0.93%) Kibana
7 5 (0.78%) Mesos
8 4 (0.62%) Marathon
9 3 (0.47%) Ambari
9 3 (0.47%) Terraform
10 2 (0.31%) logstash
10 2 (0.31%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.16%) FreeIPA
11 1 (0.16%) Grafana
11 1 (0.16%) StatsD
Vendors
1 115 (17.83%) Tableau
2 53 (8.22%) Microsoft
3 48 (7.44%) Oracle
3 48 (7.44%) Teradata
4 33 (5.12%) Google
4 33 (5.12%) Hortonworks
5 22 (3.41%) Cloudera
6 18 (2.79%) Cognos
6 18 (2.79%) Netezza
7 16 (2.48%) Sybase
8 15 (2.33%) Alteryx
8 15 (2.33%) SAP
9 12 (1.86%) IBM
10 10 (1.55%) MicroStrategy
10 10 (1.55%) Talend
11 8 (1.24%) Informatica
11 8 (1.24%) RapidMiner
12 7 (1.09%) Splunk
13 6 (0.93%) MuleSoft
14 5 (0.78%) Red Hat
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