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 3 May 2016 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 419 406 524
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +118
Contract jobs citing R 207 198 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.39% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.06% 1.04% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 147 55
Median daily rate £480 £575 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.52% +21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £423 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £710 £698
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £600 £413
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 - -
R
UK

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
19570 19093 18879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.40% 37.70% 37.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13603 12591 12474
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 414 452
Median hourly rate £38.50 £36.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% -1.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.00 £18.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 3 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the England region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +20 146 £500 -9.09% 76
South East -10 32 £435 -27.50% 12
South West - 12 £450 - 11
Yorkshire +9 6 £700 +33.33% 2
North West -45 4 £500 -23.07% 8
West Midlands -6 2 £455 +61.77% 3
East Midlands +3 1 £450 -0.32% 1
R
UK

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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.

1 223 (62.29%) Python
2 156 (43.58%) SQL
3 150 (41.90%) Analytics
4 144 (40.22%) Big Data
5 140 (39.11%) Hadoop
6 112 (31.28%) Java
7 97 (27.09%) SAS
8 94 (26.26%) Machine Learning
9 83 (23.18%) Degree
10 82 (22.91%) Analytical Skills
10 82 (22.91%) Apache Spark
11 80 (22.35%) Apache Hive
11 80 (22.35%) Finance
12 79 (22.07%) C++
13 78 (21.79%) Business Intelligence
14 72 (20.11%) Tableau
15 71 (19.83%) Statistics
16 66 (18.44%) Visualisation
17 63 (17.60%) MATLAB
18 62 (17.32%) Agile Software Development
19 60 (16.76%) Data Mining
20 55 (15.36%) SPSS
21 54 (15.08%) Data Analytics
22 50 (13.97%) Mathematics
23 49 (13.69%) Data Analysis
24 48 (13.41%) Scala
25 44 (12.29%) Apache Pig
25 44 (12.29%) Data Warehouse
26 43 (12.01%) Oracle
26 43 (12.01%) QlikView

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 97 (27.09%) SAS
2 82 (22.91%) Apache Spark
3 44 (12.29%) Apache Pig
4 11 (3.07%) Node.js
5 8 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.96%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.68%) Apache
8 2 (0.56%) Confluence
8 2 (0.56%) DNN
9 1 (0.28%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.28%) IIS
9 1 (0.28%) IPython
9 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 55 (15.36%) SPSS
2 23 (6.42%) MS Excel
3 14 (3.91%) Stata
4 9 (2.51%) MS Office
5 6 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (1.40%) Weka
7 3 (0.84%) LaTeX
7 3 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.56%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.56%) FastStats
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.28%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.28%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 34 (9.50%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.63%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (3.35%) IaaS
5 10 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (2.51%) CloudFront
7 7 (1.96%) Amazon EMR
8 6 (1.68%) Azure Machine Learning
9 4 (1.12%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.84%) GitHub
10 3 (0.84%) SaaS
11 2 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.56%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.56%) Heroku
11 2 (0.56%) PaaS
12 1 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.28%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.28%) Pure360
12 1 (0.28%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.35%) Internet
2 5 (1.40%) Kerberos
3 4 (1.12%) DSL
4 2 (0.56%) SAN
5 1 (0.28%) DNS
5 1 (0.28%) HTTP
5 1 (0.28%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (40.22%) Big Data
2 140 (39.11%) Hadoop
3 80 (22.35%) Apache Hive
4 60 (16.76%) Data Mining
5 44 (12.29%) Data Warehouse
6 43 (12.01%) QlikView
7 34 (9.50%) HBase
7 34 (9.50%) NoSQL
8 29 (8.10%) Apache Cassandra
9 26 (7.26%) MongoDB
10 25 (6.98%) MySQL
11 22 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 21 (5.87%) Relational Database
12 21 (5.87%) SQL Server
13 17 (4.75%) HPCC
14 13 (3.63%) CouchDB
14 13 (3.63%) Pentaho
14 13 (3.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 11 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 10 (2.79%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (3.07%) Vagrant
2 10 (2.79%) JIRA
3 9 (2.51%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (0.84%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.84%) Selenium
5 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.56%) Yeoman
6 1 (0.28%) Ant
6 1 (0.28%) gulp
6 1 (0.28%) Mocha
6 1 (0.28%) RStudio
6 1 (0.28%) Sinon.JS
6 1 (0.28%) Subversion
6 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 80 (22.35%) Finance
2 41 (11.45%) Banking
3 19 (5.31%) Telecoms
4 17 (4.75%) Marketing
5 10 (2.79%) Front Office
5 10 (2.79%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.51%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.23%) Retail
8 6 (1.68%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.68%) Publishing
9 5 (1.40%) Corporate Banking
9 5 (1.40%) Electronics
10 4 (1.12%) Aerospace
10 4 (1.12%) Automotive
11 3 (0.84%) Advertising
11 3 (0.84%) Games
11 3 (0.84%) Military
12 2 (0.56%) Billing
12 2 (0.56%) Law
12 2 (0.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 99 (27.65%) Data Scientist
1 99 (27.65%) Developer
2 60 (16.76%) Analyst
3 37 (10.34%) Data Analyst
4 34 (9.50%) Data Engineer
5 23 (6.42%) Architect
6 20 (5.59%) Big Data Engineer
7 19 (5.31%) Consultant
7 19 (5.31%) Hadoop Developer
8 18 (5.03%) Python Developer
9 17 (4.75%) Big Data Developer
10 12 (3.35%) Senior Developer
11 11 (3.07%) C# Developer
11 11 (3.07%) Data Architect
11 11 (3.07%) Java Developer
11 11 (3.07%) Programmer
11 11 (3.07%) Scala Developer
11 11 (3.07%) Technical Architect
12 10 (2.79%) Apache Spark Developer
12 10 (2.79%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (9.50%) .NET
2 27 (7.54%) CSS
2 27 (7.54%) HTML
3 13 (3.63%) AngularJS
4 12 (3.35%) SciPy
4 12 (3.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 11 (3.07%) .NET Framework
5 11 (3.07%) Ruby on Rails
6 10 (2.79%) scikit-learn
7 9 (2.51%) ODBC
7 9 (2.51%) Web Services
7 9 (2.51%) XML
8 8 (2.23%) Kafka
8 8 (2.23%) Natural Language Processing
8 8 (2.23%) Pandas
8 8 (2.23%) Spark Streaming
9 7 (1.96%) ASP.NET
9 7 (1.96%) D3.js
9 7 (1.96%) JSON
10 6 (1.68%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 82 (22.91%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (19.83%) Statistics
3 66 (18.44%) Visualisation
4 50 (13.97%) Mathematics
5 37 (10.34%) Computer Science
6 34 (9.50%) Algorithms
7 18 (5.03%) Physics
8 15 (4.19%) Digital Media
9 14 (3.91%) Credit Risk
10 11 (3.07%) Performance Metrics
11 10 (2.79%) Data Structures
11 10 (2.79%) Hedge funds
12 9 (2.51%) Augmented Reality
12 9 (2.51%) Mobile App
13 8 (2.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 8 (2.23%) Neural Network
14 7 (1.96%) Applied Mathematics
14 7 (1.96%) Equities
14 7 (1.96%) Fixed Income
14 7 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (10.89%) Linux
2 27 (7.54%) Unix
3 25 (6.98%) Windows
4 3 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (0.84%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.56%) Android
5 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.28%) MVS
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (41.90%) Analytics
2 94 (26.26%) Machine Learning
3 78 (21.79%) Business Intelligence
4 62 (17.32%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (15.08%) Data Analytics
6 49 (13.69%) Data Analysis
7 37 (10.34%) Data Modelling
7 37 (10.34%) Statistical Modelling
8 30 (8.38%) Data Visualisation
9 29 (8.10%) Open Source
9 29 (8.10%) Predictive Modelling
10 27 (7.54%) ETL
11 24 (6.70%) Predictive Analytics
12 23 (6.42%) Validation
13 22 (6.15%) Data Management
13 22 (6.15%) MapReduce
14 19 (5.31%) Statistical Analysis
15 18 (5.03%) Mentoring
16 17 (4.75%) Risk Management
17 16 (4.47%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 223 (62.29%) Python
2 156 (43.58%) SQL
3 112 (31.28%) Java
4 79 (22.07%) C++
5 63 (17.60%) MATLAB
6 48 (13.41%) Scala
7 32 (8.94%) VBA
8 31 (8.66%) C
8 31 (8.66%) C#
9 28 (7.82%) JavaScript
10 26 (7.26%) Ruby
11 23 (6.42%) Perl
12 16 (4.47%) Shell Script
13 15 (4.19%) Bash Shell
14 13 (3.63%) PHP
15 11 (3.07%) PL/SQL
15 11 (3.07%) T-SQL
16 10 (2.79%) Objective-C
17 9 (2.51%) Erlang
18 7 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 83 (23.18%) Degree
2 41 (11.45%) PhD
3 19 (5.31%) Security Cleared
4 13 (3.63%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.68%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.12%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.12%) PMP
6 4 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.84%) MCSD
7 3 (0.84%) MCSE
7 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.56%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.56%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.28%) CISSP
9 1 (0.28%) CLAS
9 1 (0.28%) ISEB
9 1 (0.28%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.28%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.03%) Data Quality
2 15 (4.19%) QA
3 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (3.63%) Docker
2 12 (3.35%) HDFS
3 5 (1.40%) Apache Flume
3 5 (1.40%) GridGain
4 3 (0.84%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.56%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (4.19%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (2.79%) StatsD
3 5 (1.40%) Hadoop YARN
3 5 (1.40%) logstash
4 4 (1.12%) Ambari
4 4 (1.12%) Oozie
4 4 (1.12%) Puppet
5 2 (0.56%) Ansible
5 2 (0.56%) Mesos
6 1 (0.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 72 (20.11%) Tableau
2 43 (12.01%) Oracle
3 33 (9.22%) Teradata
4 28 (7.82%) Microsoft
5 20 (5.59%) Cloudera
6 18 (5.03%) Informatica
7 15 (4.19%) SAP
8 12 (3.35%) Alteryx
9 10 (2.79%) Apigee
9 10 (2.79%) Citrix
9 10 (2.79%) Hortonworks
9 10 (2.79%) Mashery
10 9 (2.51%) MapR
10 9 (2.51%) Netezza
10 9 (2.51%) Talend
11 8 (2.23%) Apple
12 7 (1.96%) Sybase
12 7 (1.96%) TIBCO
13 6 (1.68%) RapidMiner
14 5 (1.40%) Cognos
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