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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank - 55 65
Contract jobs citing R 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.16% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.50% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £500 £388
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 -
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -
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
233 201 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 37.10% 31.36% 34.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 110 154
Median daily rate £431 £370 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.55% +1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 9
Median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.13 £22.30 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £41.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for R.

1 11 (100.00%) MATLAB
2 10 (90.91%) Python
3 8 (72.73%) Web Services
3 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (72.73%) Relational Database
4 7 (63.64%) Algorithms
5 6 (54.55%) SQL
5 6 (54.55%) Java
6 5 (45.45%) PHP
6 5 (45.45%) Ruby
6 5 (45.45%) RESTful
6 5 (45.45%) Retail
6 5 (45.45%) API Development
7 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
7 4 (36.36%) Teradata
8 3 (27.27%) Statistics
9 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
9 2 (18.18%) SAS
10 1 (9.09%) Predictive Analysis
10 1 (9.09%) Probabilistic Modelling
10 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
10 1 (9.09%) Physics
10 1 (9.09%) Predictive Modelling
10 1 (9.09%) Bayesian Methods

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (45.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) MATLAB Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) MATLAB Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Data Scientist
5 1 (9.09%) Development Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Web Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) Web Services
2 5 (45.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Algorithms
2 3 (27.27%) Statistics
3 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (9.09%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) API Development
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Bayesian Methods
4 1 (9.09%) Predictive Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Predictive Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Probabilistic Modelling
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) MATLAB
2 10 (90.91%) Python
3 6 (54.55%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) PHP
4 5 (45.45%) Ruby
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Teradata