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 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 195 302 358
Rank change year-on-year
+107 +56
Contract jobs citing R 262 125 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.23% 0.55% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.68% 1.24% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 86 56
Median daily rate £500 £500 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £394 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £500 £335
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +49.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 £21.03 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 -
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -
R
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 London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9776 10044 10176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.76% 44.37% 42.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7326 7550 7743
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.59% +2.88%
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 £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 71 55
Median hourly rate £32.50 £24.23 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.13% -16.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.12 £16.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £54.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 4 December 2016.

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 4 December 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
City of London +41 57 £475 -5.00% 14
Canary Wharf - 5 £575 -
Docklands, London 0 2 £575 +53.33%
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 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 London region with a requirement for R.

1 339 (77.57%) Python
2 209 (47.83%) SQL
2 209 (47.83%) Hadoop
3 199 (45.54%) Analytics
4 195 (44.62%) Big Data
5 181 (41.42%) Apache Spark
6 144 (32.95%) Scala
6 144 (32.95%) Statistics
7 133 (30.43%) Machine Learning
8 132 (30.21%) Java
9 128 (29.29%) Apache Hive
10 118 (27.00%) Business Intelligence
11 111 (25.40%) Analytical Skills
12 108 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
13 106 (24.26%) Finance
14 95 (21.74%) Visualisation
14 95 (21.74%) Degree
15 94 (21.51%) Tableau
16 85 (19.45%) Kafka
16 85 (19.45%) Mathematics
17 80 (18.31%) Algorithms
18 78 (17.85%) Computer Science
19 70 (16.02%) SAS
20 65 (14.87%) Relational Database
21 64 (14.65%) PhD
22 62 (14.19%) Data Analysis
23 60 (13.73%) MATLAB
23 60 (13.73%) Marketing
24 56 (12.81%) Linux
25 53 (12.13%) C++

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
1 181 (41.42%) Apache Spark
2 70 (16.02%) SAS
3 40 (9.15%) Elasticsearch
4 39 (8.92%) Apache
5 30 (6.86%) Apache Pig
6 9 (2.06%) Apache Solr
7 7 (1.60%) JBoss
8 4 (0.92%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (0.69%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.69%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.46%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.46%) nginx
10 2 (0.46%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.46%) PegaRULES
10 2 (0.46%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.46%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.23%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.23%) Confluence
11 1 (0.23%) GemFire
11 1 (0.23%) IIS
Applications
1 29 (6.64%) SPSS
2 10 (2.29%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.60%) LaTeX
3 7 (1.60%) MS Office
4 4 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.92%) Stata
5 3 (0.69%) Doxygen
5 3 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.46%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.23%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.23%) Weka
Business Applications
1 7 (1.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 7 (1.60%) Unica
2 2 (0.46%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.46%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.23%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 46 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (6.64%) Cloud Computing
3 26 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (5.26%) Amazon Kinesis
5 14 (3.20%) GitHub
6 12 (2.75%) Google Analytics
7 9 (2.06%) Azure Machine Learning
8 8 (1.83%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (1.60%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.69%) Adobe Analytics
10 3 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.69%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.69%) Flurry Analytics
11 2 (0.46%) AWS Data Pipeline
11 2 (0.46%) Google Tag Manager
12 1 (0.23%) AdSense
12 1 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.23%) Google Play
12 1 (0.23%) IaaS
12 1 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.66%) Kerberos
1 16 (3.66%) LDAP
2 8 (1.83%) FTP
3 4 (0.92%) HTTP
4 2 (0.46%) SAN
4 2 (0.46%) SSL
5 1 (0.23%) CTI
5 1 (0.23%) DHCP
5 1 (0.23%) DNS
5 1 (0.23%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.23%) Firewall
5 1 (0.23%) Skype
5 1 (0.23%) SMTP
5 1 (0.23%) SSH
5 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.23%) VoIP
5 1 (0.23%) VPN
5 1 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (47.83%) Hadoop
2 195 (44.62%) Big Data
3 128 (29.29%) Apache Hive
4 65 (14.87%) Relational Database
5 53 (12.13%) NoSQL
6 48 (10.98%) Data Warehouse
7 47 (10.76%) PostgreSQL
8 43 (9.84%) Sqoop
9 42 (9.61%) QlikView
10 39 (8.92%) MongoDB
11 36 (8.24%) SQL Server
12 28 (6.41%) Apache Cassandra
12 28 (6.41%) Data Mining
13 27 (6.18%) Impala
14 23 (5.26%) Data Lake
15 21 (4.81%) HBase
16 17 (3.89%) Spotfire
17 16 (3.66%) DB2
17 16 (3.66%) Parquet
18 14 (3.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 49 (11.21%) Git (software)
2 41 (9.38%) JIRA
3 21 (4.81%) Jenkins
4 15 (3.43%) Maven
5 4 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.69%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.69%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.46%) Apache Continuum
7 2 (0.46%) Capybara
7 2 (0.46%) ERwin
7 2 (0.46%) RSpec
7 2 (0.46%) Subversion
8 1 (0.23%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.23%) GoCD
8 1 (0.23%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.23%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.23%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.23%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.23%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 106 (24.26%) Finance
2 60 (13.73%) Marketing
3 39 (8.92%) Banking
4 32 (7.32%) Retail
5 16 (3.66%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.29%) Front Office
6 10 (2.29%) Games
7 9 (2.06%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.83%) Advertising
9 7 (1.60%) Electronics
9 7 (1.60%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.14%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.92%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.92%) Legal
11 4 (0.92%) Publishing
11 4 (0.92%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.23%) Back Office
12 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.23%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 96 (21.97%) Data Scientist
2 94 (21.51%) Analyst
3 73 (16.70%) Data Engineer
4 71 (16.25%) Developer
5 54 (12.36%) Data Analyst
6 52 (11.90%) Big Data Engineer
7 42 (9.61%) Hadoop Engineer
8 36 (8.24%) Architect
9 32 (7.32%) Data Architect
10 24 (5.49%) Big Data Architect
10 24 (5.49%) SQL Analyst
11 21 (4.81%) SQL Data Analyst
12 19 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
12 19 (4.35%) Machine Learning Scientist
13 17 (3.89%) Hadoop Architect
14 16 (3.66%) Consultant
15 15 (3.43%) Big Data Developer
16 13 (2.97%) Python Developer
17 12 (2.75%) Insight Analyst
18 11 (2.52%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (19.45%) Kafka
2 29 (6.64%) scikit-learn
3 25 (5.72%) D3.js
3 25 (5.72%) Pandas
4 18 (4.12%) JMS
4 18 (4.12%) Natural Language Processing
5 15 (3.43%) JSON
5 15 (3.43%) XML
6 13 (2.97%) HTML
7 12 (2.75%) Apache Avro
7 12 (2.75%) NumPy
7 12 (2.75%) Spring
8 11 (2.52%) Spark Streaming
9 9 (2.06%) .NET
10 8 (1.83%) Akka
10 8 (1.83%) AngularJS
10 8 (1.83%) SciPy
11 7 (1.60%) Hibernate
11 7 (1.60%) MLlib
12 6 (1.37%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 144 (32.95%) Statistics
2 111 (25.40%) Analytical Skills
3 95 (21.74%) Visualisation
4 85 (19.45%) Mathematics
5 80 (18.31%) Algorithms
6 78 (17.85%) Computer Science
7 36 (8.24%) Credit Risk
8 20 (4.58%) Artificial Intelligence
9 19 (4.35%) Applied Mathematics
10 16 (3.66%) Data Structures
11 15 (3.43%) Economics
12 14 (3.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 14 (3.20%) Physics
13 13 (2.97%) Neural Network
14 12 (2.75%) User Experience
15 11 (2.52%) Data Integration
16 10 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
17 8 (1.83%) Equities
17 8 (1.83%) Fixed Income
18 7 (1.60%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 56 (12.81%) Linux
2 38 (8.70%) Unix
3 5 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (0.92%) CentOS
5 3 (0.69%) Android
5 3 (0.69%) Windows
6 2 (0.46%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (45.54%) Analytics
2 133 (30.43%) Machine Learning
3 118 (27.00%) Business Intelligence
4 108 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (14.19%) Data Analysis
6 49 (11.21%) ETL
7 48 (10.98%) Data Visualisation
8 46 (10.53%) Open Source
9 45 (10.30%) Data Modelling
10 44 (10.07%) Data Analytics
10 44 (10.07%) MapReduce
11 37 (8.47%) Data Architecture
11 37 (8.47%) Statistical Analysis
12 32 (7.32%) Data Transformation
13 31 (7.09%) Continuous Integration
13 31 (7.09%) Data Management
14 30 (6.86%) Web Analytics
15 29 (6.64%) DevOps
15 29 (6.64%) E-Commerce
15 29 (6.64%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 339 (77.57%) Python
2 209 (47.83%) SQL
3 144 (32.95%) Scala
4 132 (30.21%) Java
5 60 (13.73%) MATLAB
6 53 (12.13%) C++
7 31 (7.09%) JavaScript
8 22 (5.03%) Bash Shell
9 20 (4.58%) VBA
10 19 (4.35%) C#
11 12 (2.75%) Perl
12 10 (2.29%) C
13 8 (1.83%) Go
13 8 (1.83%) PHP
14 7 (1.60%) Ruby
14 7 (1.60%) T-SQL
15 6 (1.37%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.14%) Objective-C
17 2 (0.46%) Clojure
18 1 (0.23%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 95 (21.74%) Degree
2 64 (14.65%) PhD
3 5 (1.14%) CFA
4 2 (0.46%) RHCE
4 2 (0.46%) RHCSA
4 2 (0.46%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.23%) CISA
5 1 (0.23%) CISSP
5 1 (0.23%) CLAS
5 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.23%) ISEB
5 1 (0.23%) MBA
5 1 (0.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.72%) Data Quality
2 12 (2.75%) QA
3 3 (0.69%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.23%) Basel II
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (5.26%) Apache Flume
2 18 (4.12%) HDFS
3 15 (3.43%) Docker
4 3 (0.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.46%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.23%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 28 (6.41%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (4.58%) Ansible
3 18 (4.12%) Puppet
4 13 (2.97%) Hadoop YARN
5 6 (1.37%) Oozie
6 4 (0.92%) Kibana
6 4 (0.92%) logstash
6 4 (0.92%) Marathon
6 4 (0.92%) Mesos
7 3 (0.69%) Ambari
7 3 (0.69%) Terraform
8 1 (0.23%) Graphite
8 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.23%) StatsD
Vendors
1 94 (21.51%) Tableau
2 39 (8.92%) Teradata
3 38 (8.70%) Oracle
4 32 (7.32%) Hortonworks
5 23 (5.26%) Google
6 18 (4.12%) Netezza
7 16 (3.66%) Sybase
8 13 (2.97%) Cloudera
8 13 (2.97%) SAP
9 12 (2.75%) Microsoft
10 11 (2.52%) IBM
10 11 (2.52%) MicroStrategy
11 9 (2.06%) Alteryx
12 6 (1.37%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.92%) Adobe
13 4 (0.92%) Cognos
13 4 (0.92%) Optimizely
14 3 (0.69%) Attivio
14 3 (0.69%) Informatica
14 3 (0.69%) Talend
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