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 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 62 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing R 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.15% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.43% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£420 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £475 £375
% change year-on-year
+26.31% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £34.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-52.94% +29.52%
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
233 295 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 35.30% 38.61% 41.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 162 167
Average daily rate £375 £345 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £444 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) ETL
1 3 (75.00%) SAS
1 3 (75.00%) Informatica
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Teradata
1 3 (75.00%) Statistics
1 3 (75.00%) Operations Research
1 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (75.00%) Applied Mathematics
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (75.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
1 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) Economics
1 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (75.00%) Predictive Modelling
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle ODI
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (75.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Aruba
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) ArcSight
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Linux

R
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
1 1 (25.00%) MPLS
1 1 (25.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
1 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle ODI
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Data Scientist
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modeller
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Data Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Economics
1 3 (75.00%) Statistics
1 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (75.00%) Applied Mathematics
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (75.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ETL
1 3 (75.00%) Operations Research
1 3 (75.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) OpenView
1 1 (25.00%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Teradata
1 3 (75.00%) Informatica
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (25.00%) Aruba
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Sun
2 1 (25.00%) HP