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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 507 492 505
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +13
Contract jobs citing R 91 54 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.11% 0.082%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.46% 0.30% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 30 15
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£448 £388 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.48% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £238 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £970
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £275 £280
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.51 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
19695 18253 17803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.35% 38.55% 38.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13528 11922 10932
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 511 661
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 28 November 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 28 November 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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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 +38 63 £500 -1.47% 46
South West -21 9 £388 -11.93% 2
East of England -4 5 £330 -10.50% 5
North West +3 4 - - 1
East Midlands 0 4 - -
South East -30 4 £322 - 9
Yorkshire -8 2 £378 +51.00% 5
West Midlands -14 1 - - 1
North East - - - -
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R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 79 (40.10%) SQL
2 74 (37.56%) Analytics
3 70 (35.53%) Python
4 61 (30.96%) Analytical Skills
5 54 (27.41%) Finance
6 49 (24.87%) SAS
7 48 (24.37%) Hadoop
8 46 (23.35%) Statistics
9 43 (21.83%) Big Data
10 40 (20.30%) Java
11 36 (18.27%) Visualisation
12 34 (17.26%) C++
13 33 (16.75%) ETL
14 32 (16.24%) MATLAB
14 32 (16.24%) Agile Software Development
15 30 (15.23%) JavaScript
15 30 (15.23%) Mathematics
16 28 (14.21%) Degree
16 28 (14.21%) Algorithms
17 27 (13.71%) Banking
18 26 (13.20%) Computer Science
19 25 (12.69%) Linux
20 22 (11.17%) Apache Hive
21 21 (10.66%) Data Mining
21 21 (10.66%) Oracle
21 21 (10.66%) SQL Server
22 20 (10.15%) TDD
22 20 (10.15%) Tableau
22 20 (10.15%) Apache Pig
22 20 (10.15%) Scala

R
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 49 (24.87%) SAS
2 20 (10.15%) Apache Pig
3 7 (3.55%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.52%) ArcGIS
5 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.02%) IIS
5 2 (1.02%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.02%) Apache
5 2 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.51%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (8.12%) MS Excel
2 15 (7.61%) SPSS
3 7 (3.55%) Mathematica
4 5 (2.54%) MS Office
5 4 (2.03%) Stata
6 3 (1.52%) FastStats
7 2 (1.02%) Weka
7 2 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (1.02%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.51%) InDesign
8 1 (0.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (4.06%) SiteCatalyst
2 7 (3.55%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.51%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.51%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.51%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.51%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.51%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.51%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.51%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.06%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (1.02%) PaaS
3 1 (0.51%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.57%) Firewall
2 8 (4.06%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (4.06%) OSPF
2 8 (4.06%) BGP
3 7 (3.55%) TACACS
3 7 (3.55%) VRRP
3 7 (3.55%) EIGRP
3 7 (3.55%) PPP
3 7 (3.55%) SNMP
3 7 (3.55%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.55%) VPN
3 7 (3.55%) DMVPN
3 7 (3.55%) HSRP
4 6 (3.05%) Internet
5 5 (2.54%) AMQP
6 3 (1.52%) VoIP
7 2 (1.02%) LTE
7 2 (1.02%) WLAN
7 2 (1.02%) WAN
7 2 (1.02%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (24.37%) Hadoop
2 43 (21.83%) Big Data
3 22 (11.17%) Apache Hive
4 21 (10.66%) Data Mining
4 21 (10.66%) SQL Server
5 16 (8.12%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (6.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (4.57%) MySQL
7 9 (4.57%) QlikView
7 9 (4.57%) Oracle Database
7 9 (4.57%) Relational Database
8 8 (4.06%) Oracle ODI
8 8 (4.06%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 7 (3.55%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (3.55%) NoSQL
10 5 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (2.54%) DataStax
11 4 (2.03%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (2.03%) Mahout
11 4 (2.03%) HBase
Development Applications
1 8 (4.06%) Maven
2 4 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.03%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (1.52%) RSpec
4 2 (1.02%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.02%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.02%) JIRA
5 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.51%) jMock
5 1 (0.51%) Flex Builder
5 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.51%) Gradle
5 1 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 54 (27.41%) Finance
2 27 (13.71%) Banking
3 18 (9.14%) Investment Banking
4 11 (5.58%) Marketing
5 10 (5.08%) Front Office
6 7 (3.55%) Retail
7 5 (2.54%) Publishing
8 4 (2.03%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (1.02%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.02%) Legal
10 2 (1.02%) Billing
11 1 (0.51%) Back Office
11 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.51%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 63 (31.98%) Developer
2 46 (23.35%) Analyst
3 23 (11.68%) Data Scientist
4 17 (8.63%) Data Analyst
4 17 (8.63%) Consultant
5 16 (8.12%) Python Developer
6 8 (4.06%) Architect
7 7 (3.55%) Cisco Consultant
7 7 (3.55%) Administrator
7 7 (3.55%) Network Consultant
7 7 (3.55%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 6 (3.05%) Scala Developer
8 6 (3.05%) Insight Analyst
8 6 (3.05%) Data Consultant
8 6 (3.05%) Java Developer
9 5 (2.54%) Quantitative Developer
9 5 (2.54%) Data Modeller
9 5 (2.54%) SAS Administrator
9 5 (2.54%) Business Analyst
9 5 (2.54%) Tableau Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.14%) HTML
1 18 (9.14%) .NET
2 16 (8.12%) CSS
3 15 (7.61%) jQuery
4 13 (6.60%) SciPy
5 12 (6.09%) NumPy
6 11 (5.58%) Django
7 6 (3.05%) HTML5
8 5 (2.54%) Hibernate
8 5 (2.54%) ASP.NET
8 5 (2.54%) .NET Framework
8 5 (2.54%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (2.54%) SignalR
9 4 (2.03%) Pandas
9 4 (2.03%) Backbone.js
9 4 (2.03%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (2.03%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (1.52%) Middleware
10 3 (1.52%) Web Services
10 3 (1.52%) Haml
Miscellaneous
1 61 (30.96%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (23.35%) Statistics
3 36 (18.27%) Visualisation
4 30 (15.23%) Mathematics
5 28 (14.21%) Algorithms
6 26 (13.20%) Computer Science
7 15 (7.61%) User Experience
8 12 (6.09%) Open Source
9 8 (4.06%) Credit Risk
10 7 (3.55%) Economics
10 7 (3.55%) FlexPod
11 6 (3.05%) Data Structures
11 6 (3.05%) Applied Mathematics
12 5 (2.54%) Equities
12 5 (2.54%) Physics
12 5 (2.54%) Mobile App
13 4 (2.03%) Internet of Things
13 4 (2.03%) Clustering
14 3 (1.52%) Management Information System
14 3 (1.52%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.69%) Linux
2 14 (7.11%) UNIX
3 7 (3.55%) Windows
4 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.02%) CentOS
5 2 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (37.56%) Analytics
2 33 (16.75%) ETL
3 32 (16.24%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (10.15%) TDD
5 19 (9.64%) MapReduce
6 16 (8.12%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (7.61%) Data Analysis
8 14 (7.11%) Predictive Modelling
9 13 (6.60%) Statistical Modelling
10 12 (6.09%) Web Development
11 11 (5.58%) Operations Research
12 10 (5.08%) Project Management
13 9 (4.57%) Data Management
13 9 (4.57%) Data Modelling
13 9 (4.57%) Data Visualisation
13 9 (4.57%) Machine Learning
13 9 (4.57%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (3.55%) MVC
14 7 (3.55%) Workflow
14 7 (3.55%) Information Retrieval
Programming Languages
1 79 (40.10%) SQL
2 70 (35.53%) Python
3 40 (20.30%) Java
4 34 (17.26%) C++
5 32 (16.24%) MATLAB
6 30 (15.23%) JavaScript
7 20 (10.15%) Scala
8 19 (9.64%) C#
9 15 (7.61%) C
9 15 (7.61%) Perl
10 13 (6.60%) VBA
11 4 (2.03%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.03%) Ruby
12 3 (1.52%) CoffeeScript
13 2 (1.02%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.02%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.02%) JAQL
14 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (14.21%) Degree
2 15 (7.61%) PhD
3 9 (4.57%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.06%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.06%) CCNP
4 8 (4.06%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (3.55%) CCIE
6 2 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.02%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.02%) ISEB
7 1 (0.51%) CISM
7 1 (0.51%) CISSP
7 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.51%) HND
7 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.51%) SLA
1 1 (0.51%) Basel II
1 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.51%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (1.52%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.02%) HDFS
2 2 (1.02%) GPFS
2 2 (1.02%) vSphere
2 2 (1.02%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.02%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (4.57%) Nagios
1 9 (4.57%) Ganglia
2 7 (3.55%) OpenNMS
2 7 (3.55%) Hyperic
2 7 (3.55%) RANCID
3 3 (1.52%) Puppet
4 2 (1.02%) Oozie
4 2 (1.02%) YUM
5 1 (0.51%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.51%) Ambari
Vendors
1 21 (10.66%) Oracle
2 20 (10.15%) Tableau
3 13 (6.60%) Informatica
3 13 (6.60%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.57%) Cloudera
5 8 (4.06%) Cisco
5 8 (4.06%) Teradata
6 7 (3.55%) Google
7 6 (3.05%) IBM
8 5 (2.54%) RapidMiner
9 4 (2.03%) Talend
9 4 (2.03%) Adobe
10 3 (1.52%) VMware
10 3 (1.52%) HP
10 3 (1.52%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (1.52%) SAP
10 3 (1.52%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.52%) Eloqua
10 3 (1.52%) Hortonworks
11 2 (1.02%) Splunk
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