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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 337 367 387
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +20
Contract jobs citing R 77 56 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.76% 0.52% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 37 14
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £491
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £680 £1,080
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £250 £400
% change year-on-year
+26.00% -37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
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
10091 10856 10409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.64% 43.04% 40.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7341 7779 7313
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
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 66 83 121
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.00 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £57.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +41 19 £525 -10.25% 13
Romford - 1 £275 -
Harrow - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Southwark - - - - 2
Hammersmith - - - - 1
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 64 (49.61%) SQL
2 60 (46.51%) Analytics
3 54 (41.86%) Python
4 48 (37.21%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (29.46%) SAS
6 37 (28.68%) Finance
7 31 (24.03%) Hadoop
8 30 (23.26%) Statistics
9 29 (22.48%) C++
10 28 (21.71%) Java
11 27 (20.93%) Big Data
12 25 (19.38%) Visualisation
13 22 (17.05%) MapReduce
13 22 (17.05%) Degree
13 22 (17.05%) Banking
14 20 (15.50%) Mathematics
15 19 (14.73%) Data Analysis
15 19 (14.73%) JavaScript
15 19 (14.73%) Apache Hive
16 18 (13.95%) ETL
16 18 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
17 17 (13.18%) Investment Banking
18 16 (12.40%) TDD
18 16 (12.40%) Data Mining
18 16 (12.40%) Apache Pig
19 15 (11.63%) SPSS
19 15 (11.63%) HTML
19 15 (11.63%) Linux
20 14 (10.85%) UNIX
20 14 (10.85%) MATLAB

R
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (29.46%) SAS
2 16 (12.40%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.78%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.78%) Node.js
4 1 (0.78%) Apache
4 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (11.63%) SPSS
2 6 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.65%) Mathematica
3 5 (3.88%) Stata
4 3 (2.33%) MS Office
4 3 (2.33%) FastStats
5 2 (1.55%) S-PLUS
5 2 (1.55%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 7 (5.43%) SiteCatalyst
1 7 (5.43%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.78%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.78%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.78%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.78%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.78%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.78%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.78%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.78%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.20%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.20%) BGP
1 8 (6.20%) OSPF
1 8 (6.20%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (5.43%) HSRP
2 7 (5.43%) DMVPN
2 7 (5.43%) EIGRP
2 7 (5.43%) TACACS
2 7 (5.43%) VRRP
2 7 (5.43%) Firewall
2 7 (5.43%) PPP
2 7 (5.43%) SNMP
2 7 (5.43%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.43%) VPN
3 1 (0.78%) Broadband
3 1 (0.78%) UMTS
3 1 (0.78%) VoIP
3 1 (0.78%) DHCP
3 1 (0.78%) DNS
3 1 (0.78%) IPv6
3 1 (0.78%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (24.03%) Hadoop
2 27 (20.93%) Big Data
3 19 (14.73%) Apache Hive
4 16 (12.40%) Data Mining
5 12 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (7.75%) NoSQL
7 9 (6.98%) SQL Server
8 7 (5.43%) Mahout
9 6 (4.65%) QlikView
10 5 (3.88%) Relational Database
11 4 (3.10%) Base SAS
11 4 (3.10%) MySQL
11 4 (3.10%) MongoDB
11 4 (3.10%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (2.33%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (2.33%) HBase
12 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (2.33%) Text Mining
13 2 (1.55%) SAS Enterprise Miner
13 2 (1.55%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 6 (4.65%) Maven
2 4 (3.10%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (2.33%) JIRA
4 2 (1.55%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.55%) Subversion
4 2 (1.55%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.55%) RSpec
5 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (28.68%) Finance
2 22 (17.05%) Banking
3 17 (13.18%) Investment Banking
4 10 (7.75%) Front Office
5 9 (6.98%) Marketing
6 5 (3.88%) Publishing
7 3 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.55%) Retail
8 2 (1.55%) Billing
8 2 (1.55%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.55%) Legal
9 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (34.11%) Analyst
2 33 (25.58%) Developer
3 24 (18.60%) Data Scientist
4 18 (13.95%) Data Analyst
5 15 (11.63%) Python Developer
6 12 (9.30%) Consultant
7 7 (5.43%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 7 (5.43%) Network Consultant
7 7 (5.43%) Cisco Consultant
8 5 (3.88%) Insight Analyst
8 5 (3.88%) Architect
8 5 (3.88%) Statistician
8 5 (3.88%) Administrator
8 5 (3.88%) SAS Administrator
8 5 (3.88%) Information Analyst
8 5 (3.88%) Quantitative Analyst
9 4 (3.10%) Analyst Developer
9 4 (3.10%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.10%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.10%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.63%) HTML
2 12 (9.30%) SciPy
2 12 (9.30%) NumPy
3 11 (8.53%) CSS
3 11 (8.53%) Django
4 9 (6.98%) jQuery
5 7 (5.43%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (3.88%) .NET
7 4 (3.10%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (3.10%) XML
7 4 (3.10%) HTML5
8 3 (2.33%) Pandas
8 3 (2.33%) Cascading
8 3 (2.33%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.33%) Backbone.js
8 3 (2.33%) Middleware
9 2 (1.55%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.55%) OLE
9 2 (1.55%) Natural Language Processing
9 2 (1.55%) Haml
Miscellaneous
1 48 (37.21%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (23.26%) Statistics
3 25 (19.38%) Visualisation
4 20 (15.50%) Mathematics
5 14 (10.85%) Algorithms
6 13 (10.08%) Computer Science
7 12 (9.30%) User Experience
8 7 (5.43%) FlexPod
9 5 (3.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (3.88%) Credit Risk
10 4 (3.10%) Physics
10 4 (3.10%) Equities
10 4 (3.10%) Open Source
11 3 (2.33%) Mobile App
11 3 (2.33%) Data Structures
11 3 (2.33%) Economics
11 3 (2.33%) Derivative
12 2 (1.55%) Informatics
12 2 (1.55%) Clustering
12 2 (1.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.63%) Linux
2 14 (10.85%) UNIX
3 3 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (46.51%) Analytics
2 22 (17.05%) MapReduce
3 19 (14.73%) Data Analysis
4 18 (13.95%) ETL
4 18 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (12.40%) TDD
6 14 (10.85%) Statistical Modelling
7 13 (10.08%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (9.30%) Web Development
9 11 (8.53%) Machine Learning
10 8 (6.20%) Information Retrieval
11 7 (5.43%) Data Visualisation
11 7 (5.43%) Data Management
12 6 (4.65%) Statistical Analysis
12 6 (4.65%) Predictive Modelling
12 6 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (4.65%) Functional Programming
13 5 (3.88%) Risk Management
13 5 (3.88%) Resource Management
14 4 (3.10%) OO
Programming Languages
1 64 (49.61%) SQL
2 54 (41.86%) Python
3 29 (22.48%) C++
4 28 (21.71%) Java
5 19 (14.73%) JavaScript
6 14 (10.85%) MATLAB
7 13 (10.08%) Scala
8 12 (9.30%) C
8 12 (9.30%) C#
9 11 (8.53%) Perl
10 7 (5.43%) VBA
11 5 (3.88%) Ruby
12 2 (1.55%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.55%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.55%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.78%) Clojure
13 1 (0.78%) Lisp
13 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.78%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 22 (17.05%) Degree
2 11 (8.53%) PhD
3 8 (6.20%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (6.20%) CCNP
4 7 (5.43%) CCIE
5 2 (1.55%) MBA
6 1 (0.78%) CISM
6 1 (0.78%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.55%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.78%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.78%) Basel II
2 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.33%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.55%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.55%) HDFS
3 1 (0.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (5.43%) RANCID
1 7 (5.43%) OpenNMS
2 6 (4.65%) Ganglia
2 6 (4.65%) Nagios
2 6 (4.65%) Hyperic
3 2 (1.55%) Oozie
4 1 (0.78%) Ambari
4 1 (0.78%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (9.30%) Tableau
2 8 (6.20%) Cisco
3 7 (5.43%) Oracle
3 7 (5.43%) Google
4 4 (3.10%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.10%) Informatica
4 4 (3.10%) Talend
4 4 (3.10%) Cloudera
5 3 (2.33%) RapidMiner
5 3 (2.33%) Eloqua
5 3 (2.33%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (2.33%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.78%) Datameer
6 1 (0.78%) Neolane
6 1 (0.78%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.78%) Akamai
6 1 (0.78%) Splunk
6 1 (0.78%) Teradata
6 1 (0.78%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.78%) VMware
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