The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the London region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 324 349 397
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +48
Contract jobs citing R 69 32 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.15% 0.090%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.73% 0.36% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 21 16
Average daily rate £475 £475 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £425 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £728 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £363 £396
% change year-on-year
+31.03% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £26.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+29.52% +110.00%
Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9497 8777 10486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 40.64% 40.56% 37.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6950 6365 7100
Average daily rate £425 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 101 123
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £17.77 £19.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £50.00 £50.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
R
England

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +9 17 £450 -10.00% 3
Canary Wharf - 3 £590 -
Westminster - - - -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 46 (40.00%) Analytics
2 44 (38.26%) Hadoop
2 44 (38.26%) SQL
3 38 (33.04%) SAS
4 37 (32.17%) Big Data
5 34 (29.57%) Finance
6 33 (28.70%) Python
6 33 (28.70%) Oracle
7 32 (27.83%) Data Mining
8 31 (26.96%) Statistics
9 27 (23.48%) Mathematics
9 27 (23.48%) Java
10 25 (21.74%) Degree
11 24 (20.87%) SPSS
11 24 (20.87%) Apache Hive
12 22 (19.13%) NoSQL
12 22 (19.13%) Visualisation
13 21 (18.26%) MapReduce
13 21 (18.26%) MongoDB
14 19 (16.52%) C++
15 17 (14.78%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (13.04%) PhD
16 15 (13.04%) Computer Science
16 15 (13.04%) Apache Cassandra
17 14 (12.17%) Tableau
17 14 (12.17%) HBase
17 14 (12.17%) Apache Pig
17 14 (12.17%) Data Analysis
18 13 (11.30%) Marketing
18 13 (11.30%) MATLAB

R
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 38 (33.04%) SAS
2 14 (12.17%) Apache Pig
3 4 (3.48%) Node.js
4 2 (1.74%) Apache
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.87%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (20.87%) SPSS
2 8 (6.96%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.22%) Stata
4 3 (2.61%) MS Office
5 2 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.87%) Weka
6 1 (0.87%) Gephi
6 1 (0.87%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 9 (7.83%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (6.09%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (6.09%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (4.35%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.74%) Maximo
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.87%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.48%) Internet
2 2 (1.74%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.74%) WAN
2 2 (1.74%) OSPF
2 2 (1.74%) BGP
2 2 (1.74%) VRRP
2 2 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.74%) IPsec
2 2 (1.74%) VLAN
2 2 (1.74%) SMLT
2 2 (1.74%) HSRP
3 1 (0.87%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.87%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.87%) Wireless
3 1 (0.87%) Firewall
3 1 (0.87%) HTTP
3 1 (0.87%) ADSL
3 1 (0.87%) VoIP
3 1 (0.87%) VPN
3 1 (0.87%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (38.26%) Hadoop
2 37 (32.17%) Big Data
3 32 (27.83%) Data Mining
4 24 (20.87%) Apache Hive
5 22 (19.13%) NoSQL
6 21 (18.26%) MongoDB
7 15 (13.04%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (12.17%) HBase
9 12 (10.43%) SQL Server
10 10 (8.70%) Relational Database
11 9 (7.83%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (6.09%) MySQL
13 6 (5.22%) DB2
13 6 (5.22%) Apache Accumulo
13 6 (5.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (4.35%) Spotfire
14 5 (4.35%) QlikView
14 5 (4.35%) Base SAS
15 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 4 (3.48%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 5 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (1.74%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.74%) ProC
3 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.87%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.87%) Mercurial
General
1 34 (29.57%) Finance
2 13 (11.30%) Marketing
3 9 (7.83%) Banking
4 5 (4.35%) Retail
5 4 (3.48%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.48%) Advertising
6 3 (2.61%) Games
6 3 (2.61%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.61%) Front Office
7 2 (1.74%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.87%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.87%) Law
8 1 (0.87%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (30.43%) Analyst
2 26 (22.61%) Developer
3 22 (19.13%) Data Scientist
4 14 (12.17%) Data Analyst
5 9 (7.83%) Architect
6 8 (6.96%) Project Manager
7 7 (6.09%) Consultant
7 7 (6.09%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (5.22%) Data Architect
8 6 (5.22%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.35%) Quantitative Analyst
10 4 (3.48%) Oracle Consultant
10 4 (3.48%) Business Consultant
10 4 (3.48%) Developer Analyst
10 4 (3.48%) E-Business Consultant
10 4 (3.48%) C++ Developer
11 3 (2.61%) Statistical Analyst
11 3 (2.61%) Software Engineer
11 3 (2.61%) Technical Architect
11 3 (2.61%) Spotfire Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.26%) MapReduce
2 6 (5.22%) ZeroMQ
3 5 (4.35%) .NET
3 5 (4.35%) XML
4 2 (1.74%) CSS
4 2 (1.74%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.87%) Spring
5 1 (0.87%) Ajax
5 1 (0.87%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.87%) JSON
5 1 (0.87%) AppFabric
5 1 (0.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (0.87%) OLE
5 1 (0.87%) Akka
5 1 (0.87%) Play Framework
5 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.87%) D3.js
5 1 (0.87%) SignalR
5 1 (0.87%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (26.96%) Statistics
2 27 (23.48%) Mathematics
3 22 (19.13%) Visualisation
4 15 (13.04%) Computer Science
5 13 (11.30%) Machine Learning
6 11 (9.57%) Economics
7 10 (8.70%) Physics
8 4 (3.48%) Neural Network
9 3 (2.61%) Derivative
9 3 (2.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (2.61%) Data Integration
10 2 (1.74%) FMCG
10 2 (1.74%) Open Source
11 1 (0.87%) Oracle Exalytics
11 1 (0.87%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.87%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.87%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.87%) Clustering
11 1 (0.87%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.70%) Linux
2 4 (3.48%) UNIX
3 1 (0.87%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (40.00%) Analytics
2 17 (14.78%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (12.17%) Data Analysis
4 12 (10.43%) Statistical Modelling
5 11 (9.57%) Project Management
6 9 (7.83%) Data Management
6 9 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (7.83%) Predictive Analytics
7 8 (6.96%) Predictive Modelling
8 7 (6.09%) Data Architecture
8 7 (6.09%) Data Modelling
8 7 (6.09%) ETL
9 6 (5.22%) Software Engineering
10 5 (4.35%) Validation
10 5 (4.35%) CRM
10 5 (4.35%) Business Process Improvement
11 4 (3.48%) Statistical Analysis
11 4 (3.48%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (3.48%) Business Analysis
12 3 (2.61%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (38.26%) SQL
2 33 (28.70%) Python
3 27 (23.48%) Java
4 19 (16.52%) C++
5 13 (11.30%) MATLAB
6 10 (8.70%) Ruby
7 9 (7.83%) Perl
8 7 (6.09%) C
8 7 (6.09%) VBA
9 6 (5.22%) Scala
9 6 (5.22%) C#
10 4 (3.48%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.61%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.61%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.61%) F#
12 2 (1.74%) SAS Macro
12 2 (1.74%) PHP
12 2 (1.74%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.87%) VBScript
13 1 (0.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (21.74%) Degree
2 15 (13.04%) PhD
3 2 (1.74%) Postgraduate
3 2 (1.74%) MBA
4 1 (0.87%) CCNP
4 1 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.87%) PMP
4 1 (0.87%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.74%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (1.74%) QA
2 2 (1.74%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.87%) Basel II
3 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.74%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.87%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) Puppet
1 2 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (28.70%) Oracle
2 14 (12.17%) Tableau
3 9 (7.83%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.09%) IBM
5 5 (4.35%) MicroStrategy
5 5 (4.35%) Talend
6 4 (3.48%) TIBCO
6 4 (3.48%) Minitab
6 4 (3.48%) Teradata
7 3 (2.61%) SAP
8 2 (1.74%) Sybase
8 2 (1.74%) Ab Initio
8 2 (1.74%) Cisco
8 2 (1.74%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.74%) Datameer
8 2 (1.74%) Informatica
8 2 (1.74%) Omniture
8 2 (1.74%) Netezza
9 1 (0.87%) DataFlux
9 1 (0.87%) Unica
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