The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
R
England / London
Rank 185 308 344
Rank change year-on-year
+123 +36
Contract jobs citing R 252 104 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.29% 0.50% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.85% 1.17% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 62 63
Median daily rate £500 £500 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £400 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £695 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £475 £400
% change year-on-year
-31.57% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £56.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.25 -
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
8848 8866 8995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.40% 42.95% 42.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6594 6576 6748
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 72 40
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.19 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.05% -13.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £17.18 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

R Jobs Demand Trend in London

R
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

R Daily Rate Trend in London

R
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing R across the London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

R Daily Rate Histogram in London

R
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing R across the London region.

R Hourly Rate Trend in London

R
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the London region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
City of London +38 50 £475 +14.45% 8
Canary Wharf - 5 £575 -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 London region with a requirement for R.

1 375 (81.17%) Python
2 237 (51.30%) Hadoop
3 221 (47.84%) Big Data
4 217 (46.97%) SQL
5 206 (44.59%) Apache Spark
6 204 (44.16%) Analytics
7 162 (35.06%) Scala
8 160 (34.63%) Java
9 143 (30.95%) Apache Hive
10 138 (29.87%) Statistics
11 131 (28.35%) Machine Learning
12 104 (22.51%) Business Intelligence
13 103 (22.29%) Finance
14 100 (21.65%) Analytical Skills
15 98 (21.21%) Tableau
15 98 (21.21%) Kafka
16 96 (20.78%) Visualisation
16 96 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
17 95 (20.56%) Degree
18 90 (19.48%) Algorithms
19 74 (16.02%) Mathematics
20 71 (15.37%) Relational Database
21 70 (15.15%) Computer Science
22 66 (14.29%) NoSQL
23 62 (13.42%) MapReduce
24 58 (12.55%) PhD
24 58 (12.55%) C++
25 56 (12.12%) Linux
25 56 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
25 56 (12.12%) Git (software)

R
Top Related IT Skills in London 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
1 206 (44.59%) Apache Spark
2 55 (11.90%) SAS
3 44 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
4 37 (8.01%) Apache Pig
5 35 (7.58%) Apache
6 14 (3.03%) Apache Solr
7 4 (0.87%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (0.65%) JBoss
8 3 (0.65%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.43%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.22%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.22%) Confluence
10 1 (0.22%) GemFire
10 1 (0.22%) IIS
10 1 (0.22%) nginx
10 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 27 (5.84%) SPSS
2 11 (2.38%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.52%) LaTeX
4 5 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.87%) MS Office
5 4 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.87%) Stata
6 3 (0.65%) Doxygen
7 2 (0.43%) GNU Octave
7 2 (0.43%) Mathematica
7 2 (0.43%) Weka
8 1 (0.22%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.52%) Unica
2 6 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.65%) FastStats
4 2 (0.43%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 52 (11.26%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (6.28%) Cloud Computing
3 23 (4.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (4.76%) Amazon Kinesis
5 15 (3.25%) GitHub
6 11 (2.38%) Google Analytics
7 10 (2.16%) Amazon S3
8 8 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (1.73%) Azure Machine Learning
9 7 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.65%) Adobe Analytics
10 3 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.65%) Flurry Analytics
11 2 (0.43%) Amazon Glacier
11 2 (0.43%) Google Play
11 2 (0.43%) Google Tag Manager
12 1 (0.22%) AdSense
12 1 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.22%) AWS Data Pipeline
12 1 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.46%) Kerberos
1 16 (3.46%) LDAP
2 6 (1.30%) FTP
3 4 (0.87%) HTTP
4 1 (0.22%) CTI
4 1 (0.22%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (51.30%) Hadoop
2 221 (47.84%) Big Data
3 143 (30.95%) Apache Hive
4 71 (15.37%) Relational Database
5 66 (14.29%) NoSQL
6 56 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
7 53 (11.47%) PostgreSQL
8 50 (10.82%) MongoDB
9 43 (9.31%) Sqoop
10 39 (8.44%) QlikView
11 38 (8.23%) Apache Cassandra
11 38 (8.23%) SQL Server
12 37 (8.01%) Data Mining
13 34 (7.36%) Impala
14 25 (5.41%) HBase
15 24 (5.19%) Data Lake
16 22 (4.76%) RDBMS
17 18 (3.90%) DB2
18 17 (3.68%) Power BI
19 16 (3.46%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 56 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 49 (10.61%) JIRA
3 19 (4.11%) Jenkins
4 15 (3.25%) Maven
5 4 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.65%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.65%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.43%) Apache Continuum
7 2 (0.43%) Capybara
7 2 (0.43%) ERwin
7 2 (0.43%) RSpec
7 2 (0.43%) Subversion
8 1 (0.22%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.22%) GoCD
8 1 (0.22%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.22%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.22%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.22%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.22%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 103 (22.29%) Finance
2 51 (11.04%) Marketing
3 32 (6.93%) Retail
4 31 (6.71%) Banking
5 15 (3.25%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.38%) Front Office
7 9 (1.95%) Advertising
7 9 (1.95%) Games
7 9 (1.95%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.52%) Electronics
9 6 (1.30%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.08%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.08%) Publishing
11 4 (0.87%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.87%) Legal
12 1 (0.22%) Back Office
12 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 109 (23.59%) Analyst
2 97 (21.00%) Data Scientist
3 83 (17.97%) Data Engineer
4 82 (17.75%) Developer
5 69 (14.94%) Data Analyst
6 61 (13.20%) Big Data Engineer
7 45 (9.74%) Hadoop Engineer
8 38 (8.23%) Architect
9 36 (7.79%) Data Architect
10 26 (5.63%) Big Data Architect
11 24 (5.19%) SQL Analyst
12 23 (4.98%) Big Data Developer
12 23 (4.98%) SQL Data Analyst
13 19 (4.11%) DevOps Engineer
13 19 (4.11%) Hadoop Developer
13 19 (4.11%) Python Developer
14 18 (3.90%) Hadoop Architect
15 15 (3.25%) R Developer
16 13 (2.81%) Machine Learning Engineer
17 12 (2.60%) Machine Learning Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (21.21%) Kafka
2 25 (5.41%) scikit-learn
3 21 (4.55%) JMS
4 20 (4.33%) Pandas
5 18 (3.90%) D3.js
6 15 (3.25%) Natural Language Processing
6 15 (3.25%) XML
7 14 (3.03%) JSON
8 13 (2.81%) HTML
9 12 (2.60%) Apache Avro
9 12 (2.60%) NumPy
9 12 (2.60%) Spark Streaming
9 12 (2.60%) Spring
10 11 (2.38%) Lucene
11 9 (1.95%) .NET
11 9 (1.95%) Hibernate
12 8 (1.73%) Akka
12 8 (1.73%) AngularJS
12 8 (1.73%) SciPy
13 6 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 138 (29.87%) Statistics
2 100 (21.65%) Analytical Skills
3 96 (20.78%) Visualisation
4 90 (19.48%) Algorithms
5 74 (16.02%) Mathematics
6 70 (15.15%) Computer Science
7 32 (6.93%) Credit Risk
8 17 (3.68%) Data Structures
9 15 (3.25%) Economics
10 13 (2.81%) Applied Mathematics
11 11 (2.38%) Neural Network
12 10 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 10 (2.16%) Physics
13 9 (1.95%) Artificial Intelligence
13 9 (1.95%) Data Integration
13 9 (1.95%) User Experience
14 7 (1.52%) Data Extraction
14 7 (1.52%) Derivative
14 7 (1.52%) Equities
15 6 (1.30%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 56 (12.12%) Linux
2 44 (9.52%) Unix
3 6 (1.30%) CentOS
4 5 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.65%) Windows
6 2 (0.43%) Android
7 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (44.16%) Analytics
2 131 (28.35%) Machine Learning
3 104 (22.51%) Business Intelligence
4 96 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (13.42%) MapReduce
6 54 (11.69%) Data Analytics
6 54 (11.69%) Data Modelling
7 52 (11.26%) Data Analysis
7 52 (11.26%) Open Source
8 51 (11.04%) ETL
9 50 (10.82%) Data Visualisation
10 36 (7.79%) Data Management
11 31 (6.71%) Data Architecture
12 30 (6.49%) Data Engineering
12 30 (6.49%) Predictive Modelling
12 30 (6.49%) Statistical Analysis
13 29 (6.28%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (5.84%) Web Analytics
15 26 (5.63%) Data Transformation
15 26 (5.63%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 375 (81.17%) Python
2 217 (46.97%) SQL
3 162 (35.06%) Scala
4 160 (34.63%) Java
5 58 (12.55%) C++
6 55 (11.90%) MATLAB
7 35 (7.58%) JavaScript
8 27 (5.84%) Bash Shell
9 21 (4.55%) C#
10 19 (4.11%) VBA
11 15 (3.25%) Perl
12 11 (2.38%) C
13 8 (1.73%) Go
14 6 (1.30%) PHP
14 6 (1.30%) Ruby
14 6 (1.30%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.30%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.87%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.43%) Clojure
16 2 (0.43%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 95 (20.56%) Degree
2 58 (12.55%) PhD
3 5 (1.08%) CFA
4 2 (0.43%) RHCE
4 2 (0.43%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.22%) CBAP
5 1 (0.22%) CISA
5 1 (0.22%) IIBA
5 1 (0.22%) MBA
5 1 (0.22%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.49%) Data Quality
2 16 (3.46%) QA
3 3 (0.65%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.22%) Basel II
System Software
1 24 (5.19%) Apache Flume
2 20 (4.33%) HDFS
3 10 (2.16%) Docker
4 3 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 21 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (4.33%) Ansible
3 18 (3.90%) Hadoop YARN
4 16 (3.46%) Puppet
5 7 (1.52%) Oozie
6 4 (0.87%) Kibana
6 4 (0.87%) logstash
6 4 (0.87%) Marathon
6 4 (0.87%) Mesos
7 3 (0.65%) Ambari
7 3 (0.65%) Terraform
8 2 (0.43%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 98 (21.21%) Tableau
2 42 (9.09%) Teradata
3 36 (7.79%) Oracle
4 32 (6.93%) Hortonworks
5 22 (4.76%) Google
6 19 (4.11%) Netezza
7 18 (3.90%) Sybase
8 15 (3.25%) Cloudera
8 15 (3.25%) SAP
9 12 (2.60%) MicroStrategy
10 11 (2.38%) Alteryx
10 11 (2.38%) Cognos
10 11 (2.38%) IBM
11 10 (2.16%) Microsoft
12 4 (0.87%) Adobe
12 4 (0.87%) Informatica
12 4 (0.87%) Optimizely
12 4 (0.87%) RapidMiner
12 4 (0.87%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.65%) Attivio
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