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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 278 327 375
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +48
Contract jobs citing R 156 96 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.71% 0.43% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.62% 1.04% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 74 38
Median daily rate £475 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £718 £690
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £600 £475
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
9632 9269 9347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.66% 41.58% 41.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7338 6730 6927
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 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 70 63
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £52.19 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +41 22 £413 -20.48% 13
Croydon - 1 £525 -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 163 (63.18%) Python
2 123 (47.67%) SQL
3 114 (44.19%) Analytics
4 103 (39.92%) Hadoop
5 100 (38.76%) Big Data
6 73 (28.29%) Apache Hive
7 70 (27.13%) Finance
8 69 (26.74%) Business Intelligence
8 69 (26.74%) Apache Spark
9 67 (25.97%) Machine Learning
10 66 (25.58%) Java
11 65 (25.19%) SAS
12 56 (21.71%) Degree
13 54 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
14 53 (20.54%) Tableau
15 52 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
16 43 (16.67%) MATLAB
17 40 (15.50%) C++
17 40 (15.50%) Data Analytics
18 39 (15.12%) Data Mining
19 38 (14.73%) PhD
19 38 (14.73%) Mathematics
20 37 (14.34%) Apache Pig
20 37 (14.34%) Scala
21 36 (13.95%) Visualisation
21 36 (13.95%) Statistics
22 34 (13.18%) Banking
22 34 (13.18%) Statistical Modelling
23 33 (12.79%) NoSQL
23 33 (12.79%) QlikView

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 69 (26.74%) Apache Spark
2 65 (25.19%) SAS
3 37 (14.34%) Apache Pig
4 8 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.16%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.78%) DNN
7 1 (0.39%) Apache
7 1 (0.39%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.39%) IPython
7 1 (0.39%) Node.js
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 25 (9.69%) SPSS
2 19 (7.36%) MS Excel
3 15 (5.81%) Stata
4 7 (2.71%) MS Office
5 5 (1.94%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.16%) LaTeX
6 3 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.78%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.78%) FastStats
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle AML
3 1 (0.39%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.39%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.39%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.20%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.88%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.33%) Amazon EMR
3 6 (2.33%) CloudFront
4 4 (1.55%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.16%) GitHub
5 3 (1.16%) SaaS
6 2 (0.78%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.78%) Heroku
6 2 (0.78%) IaaS
7 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.39%) FTP
1 1 (0.39%) Kerberos
1 1 (0.39%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (0.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (39.92%) Hadoop
2 100 (38.76%) Big Data
3 73 (28.29%) Apache Hive
4 39 (15.12%) Data Mining
5 33 (12.79%) NoSQL
5 33 (12.79%) QlikView
6 29 (11.24%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (11.24%) HBase
7 22 (8.53%) Relational Database
8 16 (6.20%) Apache Cassandra
8 16 (6.20%) MySQL
8 16 (6.20%) SQL Server
8 16 (6.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (5.43%) MongoDB
10 13 (5.04%) CouchDB
11 9 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (3.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (3.10%) DB2
12 8 (3.10%) Sqoop
13 7 (2.71%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 8 (3.10%) Vagrant
2 4 (1.55%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (1.16%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.16%) Selenium
4 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.78%) Yeoman
5 1 (0.39%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.39%) gulp
5 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.39%) JIRA
5 1 (0.39%) Mocha
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.39%) PVCS
5 1 (0.39%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (0.39%) Subversion
5 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 70 (27.13%) Finance
2 34 (13.18%) Banking
3 17 (6.59%) Marketing
4 14 (5.43%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.49%) Retail
6 7 (2.71%) Front Office
6 7 (2.71%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.33%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.94%) Electronics
8 5 (1.94%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.55%) Publishing
10 3 (1.16%) Advertising
11 2 (0.78%) Law
11 2 (0.78%) Legal
12 1 (0.39%) Games
12 1 (0.39%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.39%) International Banking
12 1 (0.39%) Local Government
12 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 78 (30.23%) Developer
2 60 (23.26%) Data Scientist
3 47 (18.22%) Analyst
4 31 (12.02%) Data Engineer
5 25 (9.69%) Data Analyst
6 23 (8.91%) Python Developer
7 17 (6.59%) Hadoop Developer
8 16 (6.20%) Big Data Developer
8 16 (6.20%) Big Data Engineer
9 14 (5.43%) Java Developer
10 11 (4.26%) R Developer
10 11 (4.26%) SQL Analyst
11 9 (3.49%) Consultant
11 9 (3.49%) Quantitative Developer
12 8 (3.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 8 (3.10%) Scala Developer
13 7 (2.71%) Apache Spark Developer
13 7 (2.71%) Machine Learning Scientist
13 7 (2.71%) Programmer
13 7 (2.71%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.59%) HTML
2 13 (5.04%) CSS
3 12 (4.65%) Pandas
3 12 (4.65%) Ruby on Rails
4 11 (4.26%) .NET
5 8 (3.10%) Web Services
6 7 (2.71%) scikit-learn
6 7 (2.71%) SciPy
7 6 (2.33%) Natural Language Processing
7 6 (2.33%) Spring
8 5 (1.94%) JSON
9 4 (1.55%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.55%) JDBC
9 4 (1.55%) Kafka
9 4 (1.55%) ODBC
9 4 (1.55%) RESTful
9 4 (1.55%) Spark Streaming
10 3 (1.16%) D3.js
10 3 (1.16%) NumPy
10 3 (1.16%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 54 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (14.73%) Mathematics
3 36 (13.95%) Statistics
3 36 (13.95%) Visualisation
4 28 (10.85%) Algorithms
5 19 (7.36%) Computer Science
6 17 (6.59%) Performance Metrics
7 10 (3.88%) Data Structures
7 10 (3.88%) Physics
8 9 (3.49%) Credit Risk
8 9 (3.49%) Digital Media
9 8 (3.10%) Hedge funds
10 6 (2.33%) Applied Mathematics
10 6 (2.33%) Augmented Reality
10 6 (2.33%) Equities
10 6 (2.33%) Market Risk
11 5 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.94%) Neural Network
11 5 (1.94%) User Experience
12 4 (1.55%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.98%) Linux
2 17 (6.59%) Unix
3 5 (1.94%) Windows
4 3 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.39%) Android
5 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.39%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (44.19%) Analytics
2 69 (26.74%) Business Intelligence
3 67 (25.97%) Machine Learning
4 52 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (15.50%) Data Analytics
6 34 (13.18%) Statistical Modelling
7 33 (12.79%) Data Modelling
8 26 (10.08%) Data Analysis
9 22 (8.53%) Open Source
9 22 (8.53%) Validation
10 20 (7.75%) MapReduce
11 19 (7.36%) Predictive Modelling
11 19 (7.36%) Software Engineering
12 18 (6.98%) Data Management
12 18 (6.98%) E-Commerce
12 18 (6.98%) Predictive Analytics
13 15 (5.81%) Data Visualisation
13 15 (5.81%) ETL
14 14 (5.43%) Unit Testing
15 13 (5.04%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 163 (63.18%) Python
2 123 (47.67%) SQL
3 66 (25.58%) Java
4 43 (16.67%) MATLAB
5 40 (15.50%) C++
6 37 (14.34%) Scala
7 21 (8.14%) VBA
8 15 (5.81%) Shell Script
9 13 (5.04%) Ruby
10 12 (4.65%) Perl
10 12 (4.65%) PHP
10 12 (4.65%) PL/SQL
11 10 (3.88%) C
12 9 (3.49%) C#
12 9 (3.49%) JavaScript
13 6 (2.33%) Erlang
14 5 (1.94%) Haskell
14 5 (1.94%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.94%) VB
14 5 (1.94%) VC++
Qualifications
1 56 (21.71%) Degree
2 38 (14.73%) PhD
3 4 (1.55%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.16%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.78%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.39%) ACCA
6 1 (0.39%) CISSP
6 1 (0.39%) CLAS
6 1 (0.39%) ISEB
6 1 (0.39%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.39%) SAS Certification
6 1 (0.39%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.81%) Data Quality
2 13 (5.04%) QA
3 2 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (5.04%) Docker
2 11 (4.26%) HDFS
3 4 (1.55%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.78%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.94%) Hadoop YARN
2 5 (1.94%) logstash
3 4 (1.55%) Ambari
3 4 (1.55%) Puppet
4 2 (0.78%) Ansible
4 2 (0.78%) Mesos
4 2 (0.78%) Oozie
Vendors
1 53 (20.54%) Tableau
2 31 (12.02%) Oracle
3 26 (10.08%) Teradata
4 15 (5.81%) SAP
5 14 (5.43%) Informatica
6 13 (5.04%) Microsoft
7 11 (4.26%) Cloudera
7 11 (4.26%) Netezza
8 8 (3.10%) Sybase
9 5 (1.94%) Cognos
9 5 (1.94%) RapidMiner
10 4 (1.55%) Alteryx
10 4 (1.55%) Hortonworks
10 4 (1.55%) Talend
10 4 (1.55%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.16%) Google
11 3 (1.16%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.16%) Vertica
12 2 (0.78%) IBM
12 2 (0.78%) MapR
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