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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 295 318 356
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +38
Contract jobs citing R 142 114 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.64% 0.48% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.47% 1.14% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 81 52
Median daily rate £475 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £380 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £404 £390
% change year-on-year
+11.45% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50
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
9638 10007 9690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.51% 42.40% 41.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7250 7333 6955
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 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 92 65
Median hourly rate £40.00 £25.85 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.73% -23.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.49 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £148.30 £52.17 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +35 18 £375 -23.07% 17
Canary Wharf +5 1 £338 -28.94%
Croydon - 1 £525 -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 186 (64.36%) Python
2 139 (48.10%) SQL
3 124 (42.91%) Analytics
4 106 (36.68%) Big Data
5 98 (33.91%) Hadoop
6 85 (29.41%) SAS
6 85 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
7 84 (29.07%) Finance
7 84 (29.07%) Machine Learning
8 73 (25.26%) Analytical Skills
9 69 (23.88%) Apache Spark
10 67 (23.18%) Java
10 67 (23.18%) Agile Software Development
11 65 (22.49%) Statistics
11 65 (22.49%) Degree
12 64 (22.15%) Tableau
13 63 (21.80%) Apache Hive
14 53 (18.34%) Mathematics
14 53 (18.34%) PhD
15 49 (16.96%) MATLAB
16 46 (15.92%) Algorithms
17 44 (15.22%) Visualisation
18 43 (14.88%) Scala
19 39 (13.49%) Data Analysis
20 38 (13.15%) QlikView
21 37 (12.80%) NoSQL
21 37 (12.80%) Banking
21 37 (12.80%) Oracle
22 36 (12.46%) C++
22 36 (12.46%) Apache Pig

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 85 (29.41%) SAS
2 69 (23.88%) Apache Spark
3 36 (12.46%) Apache Pig
4 5 (1.73%) Apache
4 5 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.73%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.38%) JBoss
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (0.69%) PegaRULES
6 2 (0.69%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.35%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.35%) DNN
7 1 (0.35%) IPython
7 1 (0.35%) nginx
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 31 (10.73%) SPSS
2 18 (6.23%) MS Excel
3 13 (4.50%) Stata
4 10 (3.46%) MS Office
5 5 (1.73%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.04%) LaTeX
7 2 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.69%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.69%) FastStats
2 2 (0.69%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle AML
3 1 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.54%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.77%) Amazon EMR
2 8 (2.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.38%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.38%) GitHub
5 3 (1.04%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.04%) SaaS
6 2 (0.69%) CloudFront
6 2 (0.69%) IaaS
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.35%) AWS Data Pipeline
7 1 (0.35%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.35%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.35%) Heroku
7 1 (0.35%) Office 365
7 1 (0.35%) PaaS
7 1 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.04%) FTP
1 3 (1.04%) SAN
2 2 (0.69%) SSL
3 1 (0.35%) DHCP
3 1 (0.35%) DNS
3 1 (0.35%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.35%) Firewall
3 1 (0.35%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.35%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.35%) Skype
3 1 (0.35%) SMTP
3 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.35%) VoIP
3 1 (0.35%) VPN
3 1 (0.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (36.68%) Big Data
2 98 (33.91%) Hadoop
3 63 (21.80%) Apache Hive
4 38 (13.15%) QlikView
5 37 (12.80%) NoSQL
6 31 (10.73%) Data Mining
7 29 (10.03%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (9.34%) Relational Database
9 24 (8.30%) HBase
10 22 (7.61%) SQL Server
11 17 (5.88%) MySQL
11 17 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 16 (5.54%) Apache Cassandra
13 15 (5.19%) MongoDB
14 12 (4.15%) CouchDB
15 11 (3.81%) Data Lake
15 11 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
15 11 (3.81%) Spotfire
16 10 (3.46%) SAP HANA
17 9 (3.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.73%) Git (software)
1 5 (1.73%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (1.38%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.38%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.04%) Selenium
4 2 (0.69%) JIRA
4 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.69%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.69%) Yeoman
5 1 (0.35%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.35%) gulp
5 1 (0.35%) Mocha
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.35%) PVCS
5 1 (0.35%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (0.35%) Subversion
5 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 84 (29.07%) Finance
2 37 (12.80%) Banking
3 25 (8.65%) Marketing
4 16 (5.54%) Retail
5 11 (3.81%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.46%) Investment Banking
7 8 (2.77%) Electronics
7 8 (2.77%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.73%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.38%) Publishing
10 3 (1.04%) Advertising
10 3 (1.04%) Front Office
10 3 (1.04%) Legal
10 3 (1.04%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.69%) Games
11 2 (0.69%) Law
12 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.35%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (25.95%) Developer
2 72 (24.91%) Data Scientist
3 52 (17.99%) Analyst
4 30 (10.38%) Data Engineer
5 23 (7.96%) Python Developer
6 19 (6.57%) Data Analyst
7 16 (5.54%) Big Data Engineer
7 16 (5.54%) Consultant
8 15 (5.19%) Java Developer
9 14 (4.84%) Machine Learning Scientist
9 14 (4.84%) SQL Analyst
10 13 (4.50%) Software Engineer
11 12 (4.15%) Insight Analyst
11 12 (4.15%) R Developer
12 11 (3.81%) Big Data Developer
12 11 (3.81%) Hadoop Developer
13 9 (3.11%) Quantitative Developer
14 8 (2.77%) Risk Analyst
15 7 (2.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 7 (2.42%) Quantitative Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.23%) Pandas
2 16 (5.54%) HTML
3 13 (4.50%) CSS
3 13 (4.50%) D3.js
4 12 (4.15%) Ruby on Rails
5 11 (3.81%) Natural Language Processing
6 10 (3.46%) Spring
7 8 (2.77%) AngularJS
7 8 (2.77%) scikit-learn
7 8 (2.77%) Web Services
8 7 (2.42%) JSON
9 6 (2.08%) RESTful
10 5 (1.73%) .NET
10 5 (1.73%) Hibernate
10 5 (1.73%) Kafka
10 5 (1.73%) MLlib
10 5 (1.73%) SciPy
11 4 (1.38%) JDBC
11 4 (1.38%) ODBC
11 4 (1.38%) WebHDFS
Miscellaneous
1 73 (25.26%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (22.49%) Statistics
3 53 (18.34%) Mathematics
4 46 (15.92%) Algorithms
5 44 (15.22%) Visualisation
6 31 (10.73%) Computer Science
7 17 (5.88%) Performance Metrics
8 15 (5.19%) Credit Risk
9 14 (4.84%) Artificial Intelligence
9 14 (4.84%) Physics
10 13 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (3.81%) Applied Mathematics
12 9 (3.11%) User Experience
13 6 (2.08%) Data Structures
13 6 (2.08%) Economics
13 6 (2.08%) Neural Network
14 5 (1.73%) Management Information System
14 5 (1.73%) Market Risk
15 4 (1.38%) Hedge funds
15 4 (1.38%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.61%) Linux
2 19 (6.57%) Unix
3 4 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.04%) Windows
5 2 (0.69%) Android
6 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (42.91%) Analytics
2 85 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
3 84 (29.07%) Machine Learning
4 67 (23.18%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (13.49%) Data Analysis
6 35 (12.11%) Data Analytics
6 35 (12.11%) Data Modelling
7 33 (11.42%) Software Engineering
7 33 (11.42%) Statistical Modelling
8 29 (10.03%) Open Source
9 26 (9.00%) E-Commerce
10 24 (8.30%) MapReduce
11 18 (6.23%) Predictive Analytics
11 18 (6.23%) Statistical Analysis
12 17 (5.88%) ETL
12 17 (5.88%) OO
12 17 (5.88%) Unit Testing
13 16 (5.54%) CRM
13 16 (5.54%) Data Architecture
13 16 (5.54%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 186 (64.36%) Python
2 139 (48.10%) SQL
3 67 (23.18%) Java
4 49 (16.96%) MATLAB
5 43 (14.88%) Scala
6 36 (12.46%) C++
7 23 (7.96%) VBA
8 17 (5.88%) Shell Script
9 14 (4.84%) Perl
9 14 (4.84%) PHP
9 14 (4.84%) Ruby
10 12 (4.15%) PL/SQL
11 10 (3.46%) C#
12 8 (2.77%) T-SQL
13 7 (2.42%) JavaScript
14 6 (2.08%) C
15 4 (1.38%) PowerShell
16 3 (1.04%) Clojure
16 3 (1.04%) Go
16 3 (1.04%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 65 (22.49%) Degree
2 53 (18.34%) PhD
3 5 (1.73%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.04%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.69%) CISSP
5 2 (0.69%) CLAS
5 2 (0.69%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.69%) ISEB
6 1 (0.35%) ACCA
6 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.35%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.35%) SAS Certification
6 1 (0.35%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.19%) Data Quality
2 13 (4.50%) QA
3 2 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.35%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 14 (4.84%) Docker
2 10 (3.46%) HDFS
3 5 (1.73%) Apache Flume
3 5 (1.73%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.69%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.69%) Platform Symphony
4 2 (0.69%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.35%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 15 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.38%) Hadoop YARN
2 4 (1.38%) Puppet
3 3 (1.04%) logstash
4 2 (0.69%) Ambari
4 2 (0.69%) Oozie
5 1 (0.35%) Ansible
5 1 (0.35%) Graphite
5 1 (0.35%) Mesos
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.35%) StatsD
Vendors
1 64 (22.15%) Tableau
2 37 (12.80%) Oracle
3 26 (9.00%) Teradata
4 21 (7.27%) SAP
5 13 (4.50%) Informatica
5 13 (4.50%) Microsoft
6 11 (3.81%) Netezza
7 10 (3.46%) Cloudera
8 8 (2.77%) Sybase
9 5 (1.73%) Google
9 5 (1.73%) IBM
9 5 (1.73%) RapidMiner
9 5 (1.73%) Talend
10 4 (1.38%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (1.38%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.04%) Vertica
12 2 (0.69%) Alteryx
12 2 (0.69%) ILOG
12 2 (0.69%) MapR
12 2 (0.69%) Pega
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