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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 50 70 54
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -16
Contract jobs citing R 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.27% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.12% 0.35% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £325 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £404 £390
% change year-on-year
+11.45% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
194 287 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.70% 33.88% 40.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 139 147
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £288 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 9
Median hourly rate £52.50 £35.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -5.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 24 July 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
Hertford - 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
R
East of England

R
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 8 (100.00%) Python
1 8 (100.00%) MATLAB
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (75.00%) Algorithms
3 5 (62.50%) API Development
3 5 (62.50%) Ruby
3 5 (62.50%) RESTful
3 5 (62.50%) Retail
3 5 (62.50%) PHP
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) Teradata
4 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (25.00%) Statistics
5 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) SAS

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 (25.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (62.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) MATLAB Developer
2 2 (25.00%) MATLAB Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Development Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 5 (62.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (25.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) API Development
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 8 (100.00%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) PHP
2 5 (62.50%) Ruby
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Teradata