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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 359 383 361
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -22
Contract jobs citing R 64 31 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.63% 0.31% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 21 11
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £345 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £900 £1,200
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £250 £280
% change year-on-year
+32.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.51 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
10127 10003 9173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.65% 40.93% 41.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7690 7246 6564
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 57 86 112
Average hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £18.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.70 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +28 18 £500 -14.52% 11
Canary Wharf - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Brentford - - - -
Romford - - - -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (45.21%) Analytics
2 61 (41.78%) SQL
3 56 (38.36%) Python
4 55 (37.67%) Analytical Skills
5 43 (29.45%) Finance
6 37 (25.34%) Big Data
7 34 (23.29%) SAS
7 34 (23.29%) Statistics
8 32 (21.92%) C++
8 32 (21.92%) Hadoop
9 31 (21.23%) Java
10 27 (18.49%) Visualisation
11 26 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (17.12%) Banking
13 22 (15.07%) JavaScript
14 21 (14.38%) Linux
14 21 (14.38%) Degree
15 20 (13.70%) Mathematics
15 20 (13.70%) TDD
15 20 (13.70%) MATLAB
15 20 (13.70%) Scala
16 19 (13.01%) Apache Hive
16 19 (13.01%) Data Mining
16 19 (13.01%) ETL
17 18 (12.33%) Investment Banking
17 18 (12.33%) Algorithms
18 17 (11.64%) Apache Pig
18 17 (11.64%) Tableau
19 16 (10.96%) MapReduce
19 16 (10.96%) Business Intelligence

R
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 34 (23.29%) SAS
2 17 (11.64%) Apache Pig
3 6 (4.11%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.68%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.68%) Apache
4 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (8.90%) SPSS
2 10 (6.85%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.05%) Stata
3 3 (2.05%) MS Office
3 3 (2.05%) FastStats
4 2 (1.37%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.68%) InDesign
5 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.68%) Weka
Business Applications
1 7 (4.79%) Google Analytics
1 7 (4.79%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (0.68%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.68%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.68%) SAP SRM
2 1 (0.68%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.68%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.68%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.68%) SAP WM
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.48%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.68%) PaaS
2 1 (0.68%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.48%) Cisco Nexus
1 8 (5.48%) OSPF
1 8 (5.48%) BGP
2 7 (4.79%) PPP
2 7 (4.79%) SNMP
2 7 (4.79%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.79%) VPN
2 7 (4.79%) EIGRP
2 7 (4.79%) TACACS
2 7 (4.79%) VRRP
2 7 (4.79%) Firewall
2 7 (4.79%) HSRP
2 7 (4.79%) DMVPN
3 5 (3.42%) AMQP
4 2 (1.37%) Internet
5 1 (0.68%) LTE
5 1 (0.68%) Broadband
5 1 (0.68%) UMTS
5 1 (0.68%) VoIP
5 1 (0.68%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (25.34%) Big Data
2 32 (21.92%) Hadoop
3 19 (13.01%) Apache Hive
3 19 (13.01%) Data Mining
4 16 (10.96%) SQL Server
5 13 (8.90%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (6.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (4.79%) QlikView
7 7 (4.79%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.79%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (3.42%) MySQL
8 5 (3.42%) DataStax
8 5 (3.42%) NoSQL
9 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (2.74%) Mahout
9 4 (2.74%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (2.74%) Base SAS
10 3 (2.05%) Text Mining
11 2 (1.37%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (4.79%) Maven
2 4 (2.74%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (2.05%) RSpec
4 2 (1.37%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.68%) JIRA
5 1 (0.68%) jMock
5 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 43 (29.45%) Finance
2 25 (17.12%) Banking
3 18 (12.33%) Investment Banking
4 10 (6.85%) Marketing
4 10 (6.85%) Front Office
5 5 (3.42%) Publishing
6 4 (2.74%) Retail
7 2 (1.37%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.37%) Legal
7 2 (1.37%) Billing
8 1 (0.68%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (34.93%) Developer
2 38 (26.03%) Analyst
3 18 (12.33%) Data Scientist
4 16 (10.96%) Python Developer
5 14 (9.59%) Data Analyst
5 14 (9.59%) Consultant
6 7 (4.79%) Cisco Consultant
6 7 (4.79%) Network Consultant
6 7 (4.79%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 6 (4.11%) Insight Analyst
7 6 (4.11%) Scala Developer
7 6 (4.11%) Administrator
7 6 (4.11%) Architect
7 6 (4.11%) Java Developer
8 5 (3.42%) Quantitative Developer
8 5 (3.42%) SAS Administrator
8 5 (3.42%) Tableau Developer
9 4 (2.74%) Business Analyst
9 4 (2.74%) Quantitative Analyst
10 3 (2.05%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.27%) HTML
2 13 (8.90%) .NET
2 13 (8.90%) CSS
2 13 (8.90%) SciPy
3 12 (8.22%) NumPy
4 11 (7.53%) Django
4 11 (7.53%) jQuery
5 5 (3.42%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (3.42%) HTML5
6 4 (2.74%) Backbone.js
6 4 (2.74%) Pandas
6 4 (2.74%) .NET Framework
6 4 (2.74%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (2.05%) Middleware
7 3 (2.05%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.05%) Sass
7 3 (2.05%) Underscore.js
7 3 (2.05%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.05%) D3.js
7 3 (2.05%) Haml
Miscellaneous
1 55 (37.67%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (23.29%) Statistics
3 27 (18.49%) Visualisation
4 20 (13.70%) Mathematics
5 18 (12.33%) Algorithms
6 13 (8.90%) Computer Science
7 10 (6.85%) User Experience
8 8 (5.48%) Credit Risk
9 7 (4.79%) FlexPod
9 7 (4.79%) Open Source
10 5 (3.42%) Equities
10 5 (3.42%) Physics
11 4 (2.74%) Data Structures
12 3 (2.05%) Management Information System
13 2 (1.37%) Mobile App
13 2 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
13 2 (1.37%) Informatics
14 1 (0.68%) Clustering
14 1 (0.68%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.38%) Linux
2 12 (8.22%) UNIX
3 4 (2.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (45.21%) Analytics
2 26 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (13.70%) TDD
4 19 (13.01%) ETL
5 16 (10.96%) MapReduce
5 16 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (10.27%) Data Analysis
7 12 (8.22%) Web Development
8 9 (6.16%) Machine Learning
8 9 (6.16%) Data Visualisation
9 7 (4.79%) Statistical Modelling
9 7 (4.79%) Information Retrieval
9 7 (4.79%) Predictive Modelling
10 6 (4.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (4.11%) Statistical Analysis
11 5 (3.42%) Functional Programming
11 5 (3.42%) Mentoring
11 5 (3.42%) Visual Analytics
11 5 (3.42%) Performance Monitoring
12 4 (2.74%) Customer Segmentation
Programming Languages
1 61 (41.78%) SQL
2 56 (38.36%) Python
3 32 (21.92%) C++
4 31 (21.23%) Java
5 22 (15.07%) JavaScript
6 20 (13.70%) MATLAB
6 20 (13.70%) Scala
7 16 (10.96%) C#
8 12 (8.22%) VBA
8 12 (8.22%) C
9 10 (6.85%) Perl
10 4 (2.74%) Ruby
11 3 (2.05%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.05%) CoffeeScript
12 2 (1.37%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.68%) SAS Macro
13 1 (0.68%) Groovy
13 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.68%) F#
Qualifications
1 21 (14.38%) Degree
2 10 (6.85%) PhD
3 8 (5.48%) CCNP
3 8 (5.48%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (4.79%) CCIE
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.68%) CISSP
5 1 (0.68%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.68%) Basel II
1 1 (0.68%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (2.05%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.37%) HDFS
2 2 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (4.79%) Ganglia
1 7 (4.79%) OpenNMS
1 7 (4.79%) Nagios
1 7 (4.79%) Hyperic
1 7 (4.79%) RANCID
2 2 (1.37%) Oozie
3 1 (0.68%) Ambari
3 1 (0.68%) Puppet
3 1 (0.68%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 17 (11.64%) Tableau
2 8 (5.48%) Cisco
3 7 (4.79%) Google
3 7 (4.79%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.79%) Cloudera
4 6 (4.11%) Oracle
5 4 (2.74%) Talend
5 4 (2.74%) Informatica
6 3 (2.05%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (2.05%) RapidMiner
6 3 (2.05%) Eloqua
7 2 (1.37%) IBM
7 2 (1.37%) Adobe
7 2 (1.37%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.68%) Teradata
8 1 (0.68%) Netezza
8 1 (0.68%) SAP
8 1 (0.68%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.68%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.68%) Remedy
London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £540 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500 - £750 per day + Excellent & Neg
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago