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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 241 330 351
Rank change year-on-year
+89 +21
Contract jobs citing R 198 117 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.87% 0.50% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.93% 1.16% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 93 74
Median daily rate £500 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £400 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £500 £318
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +57.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.66 £19.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £12.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+70.83% -63.07%
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
10285 10105 10240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.07% 43.39% 41.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7672 7570 7411
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 66 65
Median hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.90 £126.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +33 42 £450 -16.27% 8
Isleworth - 2 £450 -
Canary Wharf -2 1 £338 -37.20%
Docklands, London - 1 £575 -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 232 (69.05%) Python
2 173 (51.49%) SQL
3 165 (49.11%) Analytics
4 121 (36.01%) Big Data
5 116 (34.52%) Hadoop
6 101 (30.06%) Business Intelligence
7 100 (29.76%) Machine Learning
8 96 (28.57%) Finance
8 96 (28.57%) Statistics
9 94 (27.98%) Apache Spark
10 90 (26.79%) Analytical Skills
10 90 (26.79%) Visualisation
11 88 (26.19%) SAS
12 84 (25.00%) Degree
12 84 (25.00%) Tableau
13 75 (22.32%) Agile Software Development
14 74 (22.02%) Java
15 64 (19.05%) Apache Hive
16 63 (18.75%) Mathematics
17 61 (18.15%) Algorithms
18 60 (17.86%) Scala
19 52 (15.48%) MATLAB
20 50 (14.88%) Computer Science
21 46 (13.69%) Data Analytics
21 46 (13.69%) Data Analysis
22 45 (13.39%) PhD
23 42 (12.50%) NoSQL
24 41 (12.20%) Oracle
25 40 (11.90%) C++
25 40 (11.90%) Marketing

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 94 (27.98%) Apache Spark
2 88 (26.19%) SAS
3 23 (6.85%) Apache Pig
4 19 (5.65%) Apache
5 17 (5.06%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.79%) JBoss
7 4 (1.19%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (0.89%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.89%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.60%) nginx
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (0.60%) PegaRULES
9 2 (0.60%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 30 (8.93%) SPSS
2 19 (5.65%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.68%) Stata
4 7 (2.08%) MS Office
5 5 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.60%) LaTeX
6 2 (0.60%) Mathematica
6 2 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (3.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (2.08%) Unica
3 2 (0.60%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle AML
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (5.65%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (2.68%) Amazon Kinesis
4 9 (2.68%) Azure Machine Learning
4 9 (2.68%) Google Analytics
5 6 (1.79%) Amazon EMR
6 5 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.89%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.60%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.60%) GitHub
8 2 (0.60%) SaaS
9 1 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.30%) AWS Data Pipeline
9 1 (0.30%) Data Lake Analytics
9 1 (0.30%) Google Play
9 1 (0.30%) IaaS
9 1 (0.30%) Office 365
9 1 (0.30%) PaaS
9 1 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.68%) FTP
2 3 (0.89%) HTTP
3 2 (0.60%) SAN
3 2 (0.60%) SSL
4 1 (0.30%) CTI
4 1 (0.30%) DHCP
4 1 (0.30%) DNS
4 1 (0.30%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.30%) Firewall
4 1 (0.30%) Skype
4 1 (0.30%) SMTP
4 1 (0.30%) SSH
4 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.30%) VoIP
4 1 (0.30%) VPN
4 1 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (36.01%) Big Data
2 116 (34.52%) Hadoop
3 64 (19.05%) Apache Hive
4 42 (12.50%) NoSQL
5 39 (11.61%) QlikView
6 38 (11.31%) Data Warehouse
7 37 (11.01%) Relational Database
8 36 (10.71%) Data Mining
9 24 (7.14%) Sqoop
10 22 (6.55%) SQL Server
11 18 (5.36%) Data Lake
12 16 (4.76%) HBase
12 16 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (4.46%) Spotfire
14 14 (4.17%) DB2
14 14 (4.17%) Power BI
15 13 (3.87%) MongoDB
16 11 (3.27%) Apache Cassandra
16 11 (3.27%) HDInsight
16 11 (3.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (3.27%) Git (software)
2 10 (2.98%) JIRA
3 6 (1.79%) Talend Open Studio
4 5 (1.49%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.30%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.30%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.30%) gulp
5 1 (0.30%) Mocha
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.30%) PVCS
5 1 (0.30%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 96 (28.57%) Finance
2 40 (11.90%) Marketing
3 36 (10.71%) Banking
4 30 (8.93%) Retail
5 17 (5.06%) Investment Banking
6 11 (3.27%) Electronics
6 11 (3.27%) Manufacturing
6 11 (3.27%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.08%) Advertising
8 5 (1.49%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.49%) Games
9 4 (1.19%) Legal
9 4 (1.19%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.89%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.60%) Front Office
12 1 (0.30%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.30%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (22.92%) Developer
2 73 (21.73%) Analyst
2 73 (21.73%) Data Scientist
3 42 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 35 (10.42%) Data Engineer
5 22 (6.55%) SQL Analyst
6 21 (6.25%) Architect
7 19 (5.65%) Python Developer
8 18 (5.36%) Big Data Architect
8 18 (5.36%) Big Data Engineer
9 17 (5.06%) Data Architect
9 17 (5.06%) Insight Analyst
10 15 (4.46%) Consultant
10 15 (4.46%) Machine Learning Scientist
11 14 (4.17%) SQL Data Analyst
12 13 (3.87%) Big Data Developer
12 13 (3.87%) R Developer
13 12 (3.57%) Hadoop Engineer
13 12 (3.57%) Software Engineer
14 11 (3.27%) Hadoop Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (9.23%) Kafka
2 22 (6.55%) D3.js
3 18 (5.36%) Pandas
4 14 (4.17%) HTML
4 14 (4.17%) JSON
5 12 (3.57%) AngularJS
5 12 (3.57%) Natural Language Processing
6 11 (3.27%) XML
7 9 (2.68%) Spring
8 8 (2.38%) .NET
9 7 (2.08%) Apache Avro
9 7 (2.08%) JMS
9 7 (2.08%) RESTful
9 7 (2.08%) scikit-learn
9 7 (2.08%) Web Services
10 6 (1.79%) CSS
10 6 (1.79%) MLlib
10 6 (1.79%) Spark Streaming
11 5 (1.49%) Hibernate
11 5 (1.49%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 96 (28.57%) Statistics
2 90 (26.79%) Analytical Skills
2 90 (26.79%) Visualisation
3 63 (18.75%) Mathematics
4 61 (18.15%) Algorithms
5 50 (14.88%) Computer Science
6 18 (5.36%) Artificial Intelligence
7 17 (5.06%) Credit Risk
8 15 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (4.17%) Applied Mathematics
9 14 (4.17%) User Experience
10 13 (3.87%) Data Structures
10 13 (3.87%) Economics
10 13 (3.87%) Physics
11 10 (2.98%) Performance Metrics
12 9 (2.68%) Market Risk
13 8 (2.38%) Data Integration
13 8 (2.38%) Neural Network
14 7 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 7 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (8.93%) Linux
2 11 (3.27%) Unix
3 4 (1.19%) Android
3 4 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.60%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.60%) Windows
5 1 (0.30%) CentOS
5 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (49.11%) Analytics
2 101 (30.06%) Business Intelligence
3 100 (29.76%) Machine Learning
4 75 (22.32%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (13.69%) Data Analysis
5 46 (13.69%) Data Analytics
6 40 (11.90%) Open Source
7 37 (11.01%) Data Modelling
8 36 (10.71%) MapReduce
9 35 (10.42%) E-Commerce
10 34 (10.12%) Data Visualisation
11 33 (9.82%) ETL
12 32 (9.52%) Software Engineering
12 32 (9.52%) Statistical Modelling
13 29 (8.63%) Data Architecture
13 29 (8.63%) Data Management
14 27 (8.04%) Data Transformation
15 24 (7.14%) Predictive Modelling
15 24 (7.14%) Statistical Analysis
16 20 (5.95%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 232 (69.05%) Python
2 173 (51.49%) SQL
3 74 (22.02%) Java
4 60 (17.86%) Scala
5 52 (15.48%) MATLAB
6 40 (11.90%) C++
7 28 (8.33%) VBA
8 15 (4.46%) JavaScript
9 14 (4.17%) C#
10 12 (3.57%) PHP
11 11 (3.27%) Shell Script
12 10 (2.98%) Perl
13 9 (2.68%) Ruby
14 8 (2.38%) C
15 7 (2.08%) Go
16 6 (1.79%) Objective-C
17 5 (1.49%) PL/SQL
17 5 (1.49%) T-SQL
18 2 (0.60%) Bash Shell
18 2 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 84 (25.00%) Degree
2 45 (13.39%) PhD
3 5 (1.49%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.60%) CFA
4 2 (0.60%) CISSP
4 2 (0.60%) CLAS
4 2 (0.60%) DBS Check
4 2 (0.60%) ISEB
4 2 (0.60%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.30%) ACCA
5 1 (0.30%) CISA
5 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.30%) MBA
5 1 (0.30%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.30%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.44%) Data Quality
2 16 (4.76%) QA
3 3 (0.89%) Actionable Recommendations
4 2 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.30%) Basel II
System Software
1 19 (5.65%) Apache Flume
2 16 (4.76%) HDFS
3 14 (4.17%) Docker
4 3 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.60%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.30%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 15 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.49%) Ansible
2 5 (1.49%) Puppet
3 4 (1.19%) Kibana
3 4 (1.19%) logstash
4 3 (0.89%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (0.89%) Marathon
4 3 (0.89%) Mesos
5 1 (0.30%) Ambari
5 1 (0.30%) Graphite
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.30%) Oozie
5 1 (0.30%) StatsD
5 1 (0.30%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 84 (25.00%) Tableau
2 41 (12.20%) Oracle
3 26 (7.74%) Teradata
4 18 (5.36%) Netezza
4 18 (5.36%) SAP
5 17 (5.06%) Google
6 15 (4.46%) Microsoft
7 14 (4.17%) Sybase
8 11 (3.27%) Hortonworks
9 10 (2.98%) IBM
10 8 (2.38%) Informatica
10 8 (2.38%) MicroStrategy
11 6 (1.79%) Talend
12 5 (1.49%) Cloudera
13 4 (1.19%) Alteryx
13 4 (1.19%) Red Hat
14 3 (0.89%) Adobe
14 3 (0.89%) Attivio
14 3 (0.89%) Cognos
14 3 (0.89%) Vertica
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