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 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 344 381 367
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -14
Contract jobs citing R 70 52 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.69% 0.49% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 27 13
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£475 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £327 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £680 £1,120
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £250 £375
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
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
10211 10716 10028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.03% 42.44% 40.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7579 7707 7131
Average daily rate £430 £426 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% +0.11%
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 59 82 120
Average hourly rate £29.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.20 £55.00 £50.00
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 22 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 22 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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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 +27 18 £550 +6.28% 12
Romford - 1 £275 - 1
Brentford - - - - 1
Paddington - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 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 (48.12%) SQL
2 62 (46.62%) Analytics
3 56 (42.11%) Python
4 50 (37.59%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (28.57%) SAS
6 36 (27.07%) Finance
7 34 (25.56%) Hadoop
8 30 (22.56%) Big Data
9 29 (21.80%) Statistics
10 28 (21.05%) Java
10 28 (21.05%) C++
11 26 (19.55%) Visualisation
12 23 (17.29%) Degree
12 23 (17.29%) Banking
12 23 (17.29%) MapReduce
13 19 (14.29%) Apache Hive
13 19 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (14.29%) Data Analysis
13 19 (14.29%) JavaScript
13 19 (14.29%) ETL
14 18 (13.53%) Mathematics
15 17 (12.78%) Investment Banking
15 17 (12.78%) Linux
15 17 (12.78%) Apache Pig
16 16 (12.03%) TDD
17 15 (11.28%) HTML
17 15 (11.28%) Data Mining
17 15 (11.28%) SPSS
18 14 (10.53%) UNIX
18 14 (10.53%) Data Warehouse

R
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (28.57%) SAS
2 17 (12.78%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.75%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.75%) Node.js
3 1 (0.75%) Apache
3 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (11.28%) SPSS
2 8 (6.02%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.51%) Mathematica
4 5 (3.76%) Stata
5 3 (2.26%) MS Office
5 3 (2.26%) FastStats
6 2 (1.50%) S-PLUS
6 2 (1.50%) Gephi
7 1 (0.75%) Weka
Business Applications
1 7 (5.26%) SiteCatalyst
1 7 (5.26%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.75%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.75%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.75%) SAP WM
2 1 (0.75%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.75%) SAP SRM
2 1 (0.75%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.75%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.02%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.02%) OSPF
1 8 (6.02%) BGP
1 8 (6.02%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (5.26%) HSRP
2 7 (5.26%) DMVPN
2 7 (5.26%) EIGRP
2 7 (5.26%) TACACS
2 7 (5.26%) VRRP
2 7 (5.26%) Firewall
2 7 (5.26%) PPP
2 7 (5.26%) SNMP
2 7 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.26%) VPN
3 1 (0.75%) Broadband
3 1 (0.75%) UMTS
3 1 (0.75%) VoIP
3 1 (0.75%) DHCP
3 1 (0.75%) DNS
3 1 (0.75%) IPv6
3 1 (0.75%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (25.56%) Hadoop
2 30 (22.56%) Big Data
3 19 (14.29%) Apache Hive
4 15 (11.28%) Data Mining
5 14 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (9.02%) NoSQL
6 12 (9.02%) SQL Server
7 8 (6.02%) Mahout
8 6 (4.51%) QlikView
8 6 (4.51%) Relational Database
9 5 (3.76%) MySQL
9 5 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (3.01%) Base SAS
10 4 (3.01%) MongoDB
10 4 (3.01%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (3.01%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (2.26%) HBase
11 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (2.26%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (5.26%) Maven
2 4 (3.01%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (2.26%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.26%) JIRA
4 2 (1.50%) Subversion
4 2 (1.50%) RSpec
5 1 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
General
1 36 (27.07%) Finance
2 23 (17.29%) Banking
3 17 (12.78%) Investment Banking
4 10 (7.52%) Front Office
5 8 (6.02%) Marketing
6 5 (3.76%) Publishing
7 4 (3.01%) Retail
8 2 (1.50%) Billing
8 2 (1.50%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.50%) Legal
8 2 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 42 (31.58%) Analyst
2 36 (27.07%) Developer
3 23 (17.29%) Data Scientist
4 19 (14.29%) Data Analyst
5 15 (11.28%) Python Developer
6 14 (10.53%) Consultant
7 7 (5.26%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 7 (5.26%) Network Consultant
7 7 (5.26%) Cisco Consultant
8 6 (4.51%) Architect
9 5 (3.76%) Insight Analyst
9 5 (3.76%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.76%) Administrator
9 5 (3.76%) SAS Administrator
9 5 (3.76%) Statistician
9 5 (3.76%) Information Analyst
10 4 (3.01%) Analyst Developer
10 4 (3.01%) Quantitative Analyst
10 4 (3.01%) Data Consultant
10 4 (3.01%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.28%) HTML
2 13 (9.77%) SciPy
3 12 (9.02%) NumPy
4 11 (8.27%) Django
4 11 (8.27%) CSS
5 9 (6.77%) jQuery
6 8 (6.02%) .NET
7 7 (5.26%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (3.01%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (3.01%) HTML5
8 4 (3.01%) Pandas
9 3 (2.26%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.26%) Cascading
9 3 (2.26%) Backbone.js
9 3 (2.26%) Middleware
9 3 (2.26%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.50%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.50%) XML
10 2 (1.50%) OLE
10 2 (1.50%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 50 (37.59%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (21.80%) Statistics
3 26 (19.55%) Visualisation
4 18 (13.53%) Mathematics
5 14 (10.53%) Algorithms
6 12 (9.02%) User Experience
6 12 (9.02%) Computer Science
7 7 (5.26%) FlexPod
8 6 (4.51%) Credit Risk
9 4 (3.01%) Equities
9 4 (3.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (3.01%) Open Source
10 3 (2.26%) Mobile App
10 3 (2.26%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.50%) Economics
11 2 (1.50%) Derivative
11 2 (1.50%) Informatics
11 2 (1.50%) Physics
11 2 (1.50%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.78%) Linux
2 14 (10.53%) UNIX
3 3 (2.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (46.62%) Analytics
2 23 (17.29%) MapReduce
3 19 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 19 (14.29%) ETL
4 16 (12.03%) TDD
5 13 (9.77%) Statistical Modelling
6 12 (9.02%) Web Development
7 11 (8.27%) Machine Learning
8 10 (7.52%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (6.02%) Information Retrieval
10 7 (5.26%) Predictive Modelling
10 7 (5.26%) Data Visualisation
10 7 (5.26%) Data Management
11 6 (4.51%) Statistical Analysis
11 6 (4.51%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (4.51%) Functional Programming
12 5 (3.76%) Performance Monitoring
12 5 (3.76%) Visual Analytics
12 5 (3.76%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (48.12%) SQL
2 56 (42.11%) Python
3 28 (21.05%) Java
3 28 (21.05%) C++
4 19 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 14 (10.53%) MATLAB
6 12 (9.02%) C
6 12 (9.02%) Perl
6 12 (9.02%) Scala
7 11 (8.27%) C#
8 7 (5.26%) VBA
9 5 (3.76%) Ruby
10 3 (2.26%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.50%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.75%) Clojure
12 1 (0.75%) Lisp
12 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (17.29%) Degree
2 9 (6.77%) PhD
3 8 (6.02%) CCNP
3 8 (6.02%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (5.26%) CCIE
5 1 (0.75%) CISM
5 1 (0.75%) MBA
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.75%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.75%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (0.75%) Solvency II
1 1 (0.75%) Basel II
1 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.26%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.50%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.50%) HDFS
3 1 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (5.26%) Hyperic
1 7 (5.26%) RANCID
1 7 (5.26%) Nagios
1 7 (5.26%) Ganglia
1 7 (5.26%) OpenNMS
2 2 (1.50%) Oozie
3 1 (0.75%) Ambari
3 1 (0.75%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (9.77%) Tableau
2 8 (6.02%) Cisco
3 7 (5.26%) Google
4 6 (4.51%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.76%) Cloudera
5 5 (3.76%) Oracle
6 4 (3.01%) Informatica
6 4 (3.01%) Talend
7 3 (2.26%) RapidMiner
7 3 (2.26%) Eloqua
7 3 (2.26%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (2.26%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.50%) IBM
9 1 (0.75%) Neolane
9 1 (0.75%) Splunk
9 1 (0.75%) Akamai
9 1 (0.75%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.75%) Remedy
9 1 (0.75%) Teradata
9 1 (0.75%) Ab Initio
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TEKsystems
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £395 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
JW Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 27 days ago