The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
R
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 60 - 66
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing R 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.15% - 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.41% - 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £750 - £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £550 £445
% change year-on-year
-40.90% +23.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
244 188 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 36.47% 29.10% 35.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 101 125
Median daily rate £405 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.19% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £585 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 13
Median hourly rate £45.71 £49.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.66% +32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.72 £37.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing R as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

R Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

R
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing R across the Hertfordshire region.

R Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

R
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Watford - 1 £750 -
R
East of England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for R.

1 2 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) GNU Octave
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Teradata
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Neural Network
2 1 (50.00%) Logistic Regression
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) SciPy
2 1 (50.00%) NumPy
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) HBase
2 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics

R
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) GNU Octave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) HBase
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Data Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) MATLAB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) NumPy
1 1 (50.00%) SciPy
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Logistic Regression
1 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (50.00%) Neural Network
1 1 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Teradata