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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 346 367 393
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +26
Contract jobs citing R 79 63 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.25% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.78% 0.58% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 43 10
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£525 £485 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.24% -15.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £261 £441
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £715 £840
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £250 £400
% change year-on-year
+19.00% -37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £26.25 -
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -
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
10165 10919 10545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.51% 43.38% 40.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7300 7807 7364
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
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 65 84 139
Average hourly rate £31.00 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.50 £14.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £57.50 £48.50
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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +32 18 £563 -3.84% 16
Romford - 1 £275 -
Harrow - - - -
Southwark - - - - 2
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 62 (47.69%) Analytics
2 61 (46.92%) SQL
3 55 (42.31%) Python
4 46 (35.38%) Analytical Skills
5 37 (28.46%) Finance
6 35 (26.92%) SAS
7 32 (24.62%) Hadoop
8 30 (23.08%) Statistics
9 29 (22.31%) C++
10 28 (21.54%) Java
11 26 (20.00%) Visualisation
11 26 (20.00%) Big Data
12 22 (16.92%) MapReduce
12 22 (16.92%) Degree
12 22 (16.92%) Banking
13 20 (15.38%) Mathematics
13 20 (15.38%) JavaScript
14 19 (14.62%) Data Analysis
15 18 (13.85%) Data Mining
15 18 (13.85%) ETL
15 18 (13.85%) Apache Hive
16 17 (13.08%) Investment Banking
16 17 (13.08%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (12.31%) TDD
17 16 (12.31%) Tableau
17 16 (12.31%) Apache Pig
18 15 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
18 15 (11.54%) SPSS
18 15 (11.54%) HTML
18 15 (11.54%) Linux

R
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 35 (26.92%) SAS
2 16 (12.31%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.77%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.77%) Node.js
4 1 (0.77%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.77%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (11.54%) SPSS
2 9 (6.92%) MS Excel
3 8 (6.15%) Stata
4 6 (4.62%) Mathematica
5 3 (2.31%) FastStats
5 3 (2.31%) MS Office
6 2 (1.54%) S-PLUS
6 2 (1.54%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 7 (5.38%) Google Analytics
1 7 (5.38%) SiteCatalyst
2 3 (2.31%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.77%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.77%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.77%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.77%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.77%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.77%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.77%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.77%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.15%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.77%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.38%) OSPF
1 7 (5.38%) BGP
1 7 (5.38%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (4.62%) HSRP
2 6 (4.62%) DMVPN
2 6 (4.62%) EIGRP
2 6 (4.62%) TACACS
2 6 (4.62%) VRRP
2 6 (4.62%) Firewall
2 6 (4.62%) PPP
2 6 (4.62%) SNMP
2 6 (4.62%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.62%) VPN
3 1 (0.77%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (24.62%) Hadoop
2 26 (20.00%) Big Data
3 18 (13.85%) Apache Hive
3 18 (13.85%) Data Mining
4 14 (10.77%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (9.23%) SQL Server
5 12 (9.23%) NoSQL
6 9 (6.92%) QlikView
7 8 (6.15%) Relational Database
8 7 (5.38%) Mahout
9 6 (4.62%) MongoDB
9 6 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (4.62%) MySQL
10 4 (3.08%) Base SAS
10 4 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (2.31%) HBase
11 3 (2.31%) Text Mining
11 3 (2.31%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (1.54%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 6 (4.62%) Maven
2 4 (3.08%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (2.31%) JIRA
4 2 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.54%) Subversion
4 2 (1.54%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.54%) RSpec
5 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (28.46%) Finance
2 22 (16.92%) Banking
3 17 (13.08%) Investment Banking
4 10 (7.69%) Front Office
5 9 (6.92%) Marketing
6 5 (3.85%) Publishing
7 3 (2.31%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.54%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.54%) Retail
8 2 (1.54%) Billing
8 2 (1.54%) Legal
9 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (33.08%) Analyst
2 33 (25.38%) Developer
3 24 (18.46%) Data Scientist
4 19 (14.62%) Data Analyst
5 15 (11.54%) Python Developer
6 11 (8.46%) Consultant
7 8 (6.15%) Architect
8 6 (4.62%) Network Consultant
8 6 (4.62%) Cisco Consultant
8 6 (4.62%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 5 (3.85%) SAS Administrator
9 5 (3.85%) Quantitative Analyst
9 5 (3.85%) Statistician
9 5 (3.85%) Administrator
9 5 (3.85%) Information Analyst
9 5 (3.85%) Insight Analyst
10 4 (3.08%) Analyst Developer
10 4 (3.08%) Java Developer
10 4 (3.08%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.08%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.54%) HTML
2 12 (9.23%) SciPy
2 12 (9.23%) NumPy
3 11 (8.46%) CSS
3 11 (8.46%) Django
4 9 (6.92%) jQuery
5 6 (4.62%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (3.85%) .NET
7 4 (3.08%) XML
7 4 (3.08%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (3.08%) HTML5
8 3 (2.31%) Backbone.js
8 3 (2.31%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.31%) Cascading
8 3 (2.31%) Pandas
8 3 (2.31%) Middleware
8 3 (2.31%) OLE
9 2 (1.54%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.54%) Natural Language Processing
9 2 (1.54%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 46 (35.38%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (23.08%) Statistics
3 26 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 20 (15.38%) Mathematics
5 13 (10.00%) Computer Science
6 12 (9.23%) User Experience
7 6 (4.62%) FlexPod
8 5 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (3.85%) Open Source
8 5 (3.85%) Credit Risk
9 4 (3.08%) Equities
9 4 (3.08%) Physics
10 3 (2.31%) Economics
10 3 (2.31%) Derivative
10 3 (2.31%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.54%) Informatics
11 2 (1.54%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.54%) Clustering
12 1 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.77%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.54%) Linux
2 13 (10.00%) UNIX
3 3 (2.31%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (47.69%) Analytics
2 22 (16.92%) MapReduce
3 19 (14.62%) Data Analysis
4 18 (13.85%) ETL
5 17 (13.08%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (12.31%) TDD
7 15 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (10.77%) Statistical Modelling
9 12 (9.23%) Web Development
10 11 (8.46%) Machine Learning
11 9 (6.92%) Data Management
12 8 (6.15%) Information Retrieval
13 6 (4.62%) Functional Programming
13 6 (4.62%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (4.62%) Data Visualisation
14 5 (3.85%) Resource Management
14 5 (3.85%) Predictive Modelling
14 5 (3.85%) Statistical Analysis
14 5 (3.85%) Data Modelling
14 5 (3.85%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (46.92%) SQL
2 55 (42.31%) Python
3 29 (22.31%) C++
4 28 (21.54%) Java
5 20 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 14 (10.77%) MATLAB
7 13 (10.00%) Scala
8 12 (9.23%) Perl
8 12 (9.23%) C
8 12 (9.23%) C#
9 8 (6.15%) VBA
10 5 (3.85%) Ruby
11 2 (1.54%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.54%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.54%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.77%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.77%) Clojure
12 1 (0.77%) Lisp
12 1 (0.77%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.77%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (16.92%) Degree
2 11 (8.46%) PhD
3 7 (5.38%) CCNP
3 7 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.62%) CCIE
5 2 (1.54%) MBA
6 1 (0.77%) CISM
6 1 (0.77%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.31%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.54%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.77%) Basel II
3 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.77%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (2.31%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.54%) HDFS
2 2 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 6 (4.62%) Nagios
1 6 (4.62%) Ganglia
1 6 (4.62%) OpenNMS
1 6 (4.62%) Hyperic
1 6 (4.62%) RANCID
2 2 (1.54%) Oozie
3 1 (0.77%) Puppet
3 1 (0.77%) Ambari
Vendors
1 16 (12.31%) Tableau
2 7 (5.38%) Oracle
2 7 (5.38%) Cisco
2 7 (5.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.38%) Google
3 4 (3.08%) Informatica
3 4 (3.08%) Talend
3 4 (3.08%) Cloudera
4 3 (2.31%) Eloqua
4 3 (2.31%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (2.31%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.54%) Omniture
5 2 (1.54%) RapidMiner
6 1 (0.77%) Datameer
6 1 (0.77%) Neolane
6 1 (0.77%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.77%) SAP
6 1 (0.77%) Cognos
6 1 (0.77%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.77%) IBM
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