The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 336 376 346
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -30
Contract jobs citing R 73 48 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.74% 0.49% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 28 17
Average daily rate
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£510 £520 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £331 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £645
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £275 £280
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.51 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
+29.41% -
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
9905 9808 8931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.96% 40.44% 41.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7574 7082 6405
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 84 120
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing R across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +24 25 £500 - 14
Canary Wharf - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Romford - - - -
Southall - - - -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 66 (43.42%) Analytics
2 55 (36.18%) SQL
3 54 (35.53%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (33.55%) Python
5 48 (31.58%) Finance
6 38 (25.00%) Hadoop
7 37 (24.34%) Big Data
8 36 (23.68%) SAS
9 34 (22.37%) Statistics
10 31 (20.39%) C++
11 27 (17.76%) Banking
11 27 (17.76%) Visualisation
12 25 (16.45%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (15.79%) SQL Server
13 24 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
14 23 (15.13%) Java
14 23 (15.13%) Tableau
15 22 (14.47%) Algorithms
15 22 (14.47%) MATLAB
16 21 (13.82%) Linux
17 20 (13.16%) ETL
18 19 (12.50%) TDD
18 19 (12.50%) Mathematics
19 18 (11.84%) Degree
19 18 (11.84%) Data Analysis
19 18 (11.84%) Investment Banking
20 17 (11.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 17 (11.18%) Scala
21 16 (10.53%) Data Mining
21 16 (10.53%) JavaScript

R
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 36 (23.68%) SAS
2 11 (7.24%) Apache Pig
3 10 (6.58%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.32%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.66%) Apache
5 1 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.66%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (7.24%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.58%) SPSS
3 3 (1.97%) MS Office
3 3 (1.97%) FastStats
4 2 (1.32%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.66%) InDesign
5 1 (0.66%) Stata
5 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.66%) Weka
Business Applications
1 7 (4.61%) Google Analytics
1 7 (4.61%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.66%) Heroku
2 1 (0.66%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
1 8 (5.26%) OSPF
1 8 (5.26%) BGP
2 7 (4.61%) EIGRP
2 7 (4.61%) TACACS
2 7 (4.61%) VRRP
2 7 (4.61%) Firewall
2 7 (4.61%) PPP
2 7 (4.61%) SNMP
2 7 (4.61%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.61%) VPN
2 7 (4.61%) DMVPN
2 7 (4.61%) HSRP
3 5 (3.29%) AMQP
4 2 (1.32%) Internet
5 1 (0.66%) IPv6
5 1 (0.66%) DNS
5 1 (0.66%) Broadband
5 1 (0.66%) UMTS
5 1 (0.66%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 37 (24.34%) Big Data
3 24 (15.79%) SQL Server
4 17 (11.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (10.53%) Data Mining
6 14 (9.21%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (8.55%) Apache Hive
8 9 (5.92%) QlikView
9 8 (5.26%) Relational Database
10 7 (4.61%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (3.29%) MySQL
11 5 (3.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (3.29%) DataStax
11 5 (3.29%) NoSQL
12 4 (2.63%) Impala
12 4 (2.63%) HBase
12 4 (2.63%) MongoDB
12 4 (2.63%) Base SAS
12 4 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (1.97%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 7 (4.61%) Maven
2 3 (1.97%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (1.97%) RSpec
3 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.32%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.32%) JIRA
4 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.66%) jMock
4 1 (0.66%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 48 (31.58%) Finance
2 27 (17.76%) Banking
3 18 (11.84%) Investment Banking
4 10 (6.58%) Marketing
5 9 (5.92%) Front Office
6 6 (3.95%) Retail
7 5 (3.29%) Publishing
8 2 (1.32%) Billing
8 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.32%) Legal
8 2 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.66%) Advertising
9 1 (0.66%) Games
9 1 (0.66%) Electronics
9 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (39.47%) Developer
2 36 (23.68%) Analyst
3 16 (10.53%) Data Scientist
3 16 (10.53%) Python Developer
4 13 (8.55%) Consultant
5 9 (5.92%) Data Analyst
6 8 (5.26%) Scala Developer
6 8 (5.26%) Tableau Developer
6 8 (5.26%) Business Analyst
7 7 (4.61%) Architect
7 7 (4.61%) Network Consultant
7 7 (4.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 7 (4.61%) Cisco Consultant
7 7 (4.61%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 6 (3.95%) Java Developer
8 6 (3.95%) Administrator
9 5 (3.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 5 (3.29%) SAS Administrator
10 4 (2.63%) C++ Quantitative Developer
10 4 (2.63%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.87%) HTML
1 15 (9.87%) .NET
2 13 (8.55%) CSS
3 12 (7.89%) SciPy
4 11 (7.24%) jQuery
4 11 (7.24%) NumPy
5 10 (6.58%) Django
6 5 (3.29%) HTML5
6 5 (3.29%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (3.29%) D3.js
7 4 (2.63%) Backbone.js
7 4 (2.63%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.63%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (2.63%) Middleware
8 3 (1.97%) OLE
8 3 (1.97%) Hibernate
8 3 (1.97%) Cascading
8 3 (1.97%) Haml
8 3 (1.97%) Sass
8 3 (1.97%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 54 (35.53%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (22.37%) Statistics
3 27 (17.76%) Visualisation
4 22 (14.47%) Algorithms
5 19 (12.50%) Mathematics
6 11 (7.24%) Computer Science
6 11 (7.24%) Credit Risk
7 10 (6.58%) User Experience
8 8 (5.26%) Open Source
9 7 (4.61%) FlexPod
10 6 (3.95%) Physics
11 4 (2.63%) Data Structures
11 4 (2.63%) Economics
12 3 (1.97%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.97%) Equities
13 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
13 2 (1.32%) Social Media
13 2 (1.32%) Hedge funds
13 2 (1.32%) FMCG
13 2 (1.32%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.82%) Linux
2 13 (8.55%) UNIX
3 4 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (43.42%) Analytics
2 25 (16.45%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (13.16%) ETL
5 19 (12.50%) TDD
6 18 (11.84%) Data Analysis
7 12 (7.89%) MapReduce
8 11 (7.24%) Web Development
9 9 (5.92%) Statistical Modelling
10 7 (4.61%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (4.61%) Machine Learning
11 6 (3.95%) Predictive Modelling
11 6 (3.95%) Mentoring
12 5 (3.29%) Data Modelling
12 5 (3.29%) Business Analysis
12 5 (3.29%) Statistical Analysis
12 5 (3.29%) Data Visualisation
12 5 (3.29%) Functional Programming
12 5 (3.29%) Visual Analytics
12 5 (3.29%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 55 (36.18%) SQL
2 51 (33.55%) Python
3 31 (20.39%) C++
4 23 (15.13%) Java
5 22 (14.47%) MATLAB
6 17 (11.18%) Scala
7 16 (10.53%) JavaScript
7 16 (10.53%) C#
8 12 (7.89%) VBA
9 11 (7.24%) C
9 11 (7.24%) Perl
10 4 (2.63%) Ruby
10 4 (2.63%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.97%) CoffeeScript
12 2 (1.32%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.32%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.66%) F#
13 1 (0.66%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 18 (11.84%) Degree
2 8 (5.26%) CCNP
2 8 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (5.26%) PhD
3 7 (4.61%) CCIE
4 1 (0.66%) CISM
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.66%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) Basel II
2 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.66%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (2.63%) HDFS
2 3 (1.97%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.97%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (4.61%) Nagios
1 7 (4.61%) Ganglia
1 7 (4.61%) OpenNMS
1 7 (4.61%) RANCID
1 7 (4.61%) Hyperic
2 3 (1.97%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (1.32%) Oozie
3 2 (1.32%) Puppet
4 1 (0.66%) Ambari
Vendors
1 23 (15.13%) Tableau
2 10 (6.58%) Oracle
3 9 (5.92%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.26%) Cloudera
4 8 (5.26%) Cisco
5 7 (4.61%) Google
6 4 (2.63%) Teradata
6 4 (2.63%) Business Objects
6 4 (2.63%) Informatica
7 3 (1.97%) IBM
7 3 (1.97%) RapidMiner
7 3 (1.97%) Eloqua
7 3 (1.97%) Talend
8 2 (1.32%) VMware
8 2 (1.32%) Cadence
8 2 (1.32%) Adobe
8 2 (1.32%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.32%) Remedy
9 1 (0.66%) Mapinfo
9 1 (0.66%) Hyperion
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