The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank - 60 -
Contract jobs citing R 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.31% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £330 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £400 £280
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 - £42.50
R
East of England

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
173 218 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.03% 34.33% 39.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 109 140
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 6
Average hourly rate £49.50 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing R across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) PhD
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Spotfire
1 1 (100.00%) Predictive Modelling

R
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Spotfire
General
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modeller
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) PhD