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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 309 345 367
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +22
Contract jobs citing R 94 50 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.42% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.02% 0.54% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 38 23
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£550 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £273 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £690 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £488 £363
% change year-on-year
+23.01% +34.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - £34.13
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
9218 9303 8988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.59% 41.11% 40.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6710 6896 6501
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 63 119
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.00 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £160.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing R across the London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

R Hourly Rate Histogram 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 May 2015. 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 +5 15 £575 +27.77% 18
Croydon - 2 £350 -
Canary Wharf -10 1 £525 -11.01%
Uxbridge - 1 £225 -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 93 (51.67%) Python
2 84 (46.67%) SQL
3 82 (45.56%) Analytics
4 74 (41.11%) Hadoop
5 68 (37.78%) Big Data
6 66 (36.67%) Analytical Skills
7 57 (31.67%) Tableau
8 53 (29.44%) Statistics
9 48 (26.67%) Visualisation
10 45 (25.00%) Data Mining
10 45 (25.00%) SAS
11 44 (24.44%) Finance
12 35 (19.44%) Data Analysis
13 33 (18.33%) C++
14 32 (17.78%) Apache Hive
15 31 (17.22%) Java
15 31 (17.22%) Banking
16 30 (16.67%) MapReduce
17 28 (15.56%) Scala
17 28 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
18 27 (15.00%) Degree
18 27 (15.00%) Apache Spark
19 25 (13.89%) Mathematics
20 23 (12.78%) Apache Pig
21 22 (12.22%) Machine Learning
21 22 (12.22%) HBase
21 22 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
22 21 (11.67%) ETL
23 20 (11.11%) SQL Server
23 20 (11.11%) Investment Banking

R
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 45 (25.00%) SAS
2 27 (15.00%) Apache Spark
3 23 (12.78%) Apache Pig
4 5 (2.78%) Apache
4 5 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.78%) IIS
5 3 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.67%) Node.js
6 2 (1.11%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.11%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.56%) CMS
7 1 (0.56%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (8.89%) SPSS
2 11 (6.11%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (4.44%) MS Excel
4 6 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.67%) MS Office
6 2 (1.11%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.11%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.56%) Weka
7 1 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.22%) WebTrends
2 2 (1.11%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (5.56%) Google Analytics
2 4 (2.22%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.56%) IaaS
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.56%) GitHub
4 1 (0.56%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.67%) DNS
1 3 (1.67%) DHCP
2 2 (1.11%) HTTP
2 2 (1.11%) SAN
2 2 (1.11%) Internet
2 2 (1.11%) Firewall
3 1 (0.56%) Skype
3 1 (0.56%) Intranet
3 1 (0.56%) DMZ
3 1 (0.56%) LDAP
3 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.56%) VPN
3 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.56%) LAN
3 1 (0.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (41.11%) Hadoop
2 68 (37.78%) Big Data
3 45 (25.00%) Data Mining
4 32 (17.78%) Apache Hive
5 22 (12.22%) HBase
6 20 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 18 (10.00%) QlikView
8 17 (9.44%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (7.78%) Impala
11 10 (5.56%) NoSQL
12 8 (4.44%) Text Mining
12 8 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (3.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (3.33%) Amazon Redshift
15 5 (2.78%) MongoDB
15 5 (2.78%) Spotfire
16 4 (2.22%) Redis
16 4 (2.22%) Neo4j
16 4 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (4.44%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (1.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.11%) JIRA
3 2 (1.11%) Grunt
4 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.56%) Subversion
4 1 (0.56%) Introscope
4 1 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 44 (24.44%) Finance
2 31 (17.22%) Banking
3 20 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 18 (10.00%) Front Office
4 18 (10.00%) Marketing
5 7 (3.89%) Retail
5 7 (3.89%) Advertising
5 7 (3.89%) Publishing
6 6 (3.33%) Legal
6 6 (3.33%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.22%) Corporate Banking
7 4 (2.22%) Games
8 2 (1.11%) Back Office
8 2 (1.11%) Arabic Language
8 2 (1.11%) Hindi Language
8 2 (1.11%) Japanese Language
8 2 (1.11%) Law
9 1 (0.56%) Automotive
9 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (33.33%) Developer
2 53 (29.44%) Analyst
3 41 (22.78%) Data Scientist
4 16 (8.89%) Data Analyst
5 15 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 14 (7.78%) Python Developer
7 13 (7.22%) Analyst Developer
7 13 (7.22%) Business Analyst
8 12 (6.67%) Hadoop Developer
8 12 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 9 (5.00%) Lead Developer
10 8 (4.44%) Consultant
11 7 (3.89%) Tableau Developer
12 6 (3.33%) Architect
12 6 (3.33%) Business Developer
12 6 (3.33%) Web Analyst
12 6 (3.33%) Data Consultant
12 6 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
13 5 (2.78%) Data Modeller
13 5 (2.78%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.33%) Kafka
2 13 (7.22%) Cascading
3 11 (6.11%) HTML
3 11 (6.11%) .NET
4 9 (5.00%) CSS
4 9 (5.00%) Web Services
4 9 (5.00%) XML
5 7 (3.89%) NumPy
6 5 (2.78%) Pandas
7 4 (2.22%) Apache Flex
7 4 (2.22%) Matplotlib
7 4 (2.22%) HTML5
7 4 (2.22%) D3.js
7 4 (2.22%) Sass
7 4 (2.22%) AngularJS
7 4 (2.22%) SciPy
7 4 (2.22%) RESTful
8 3 (1.67%) MDX
9 2 (1.11%) Ajax
9 2 (1.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 66 (36.67%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (29.44%) Statistics
3 48 (26.67%) Visualisation
4 25 (13.89%) Mathematics
5 18 (10.00%) Algorithms
6 17 (9.44%) Computer Science
7 13 (7.22%) Open Source
8 12 (6.67%) Credit Risk
9 10 (5.56%) Physics
10 7 (3.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (3.33%) Economics
11 6 (3.33%) Fixed Income
12 5 (2.78%) Social Media
12 5 (2.78%) Derivative
13 4 (2.22%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 4 (2.22%) Hedge funds
14 3 (1.67%) Xbox
14 3 (1.67%) User Experience
14 3 (1.67%) Neural Network
14 3 (1.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.89%) Linux
2 5 (2.78%) UNIX
3 4 (2.22%) Windows
4 3 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (45.56%) Analytics
2 35 (19.44%) Data Analysis
3 30 (16.67%) MapReduce
4 28 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (12.22%) Machine Learning
5 22 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (11.67%) ETL
7 18 (10.00%) Data Modelling
8 15 (8.33%) Predictive Modelling
9 14 (7.78%) Functional Programming
10 13 (7.22%) Statistical Modelling
11 11 (6.11%) Cluster Analysis
11 11 (6.11%) Validation
12 10 (5.56%) Project Management
13 8 (4.44%) Data Security
13 8 (4.44%) SEO
13 8 (4.44%) Data Architecture
13 8 (4.44%) Mentoring
14 7 (3.89%) Data Reconciliation
14 7 (3.89%) Regression Analysis
Programming Languages
1 93 (51.67%) Python
2 84 (46.67%) SQL
3 33 (18.33%) C++
4 31 (17.22%) Java
5 28 (15.56%) Scala
6 19 (10.56%) MATLAB
7 18 (10.00%) C#
8 15 (8.33%) Ruby
9 11 (6.11%) JavaScript
9 11 (6.11%) VBA
10 9 (5.00%) C
11 4 (2.22%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.22%) Clojure
12 3 (1.67%) Go
13 2 (1.11%) Perl
13 2 (1.11%) PHP
13 2 (1.11%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (15.00%) Degree
2 17 (9.44%) PhD
3 5 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.78%) MCSE
4 3 (1.67%) MCITP
5 2 (1.11%) MCSA
6 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) MBA
6 1 (0.56%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.89%) QA
System Software
1 18 (10.00%) HDFS
2 4 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.11%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.11%) Apache Flume
4 2 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.56%) OCFS2
5 1 (0.56%) GlusterFS
5 1 (0.56%) GFS2
5 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (7.78%) Hadoop YARN
2 5 (2.78%) Graphite
3 3 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.11%) Puppet
5 1 (0.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.56%) StatsD
5 1 (0.56%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.56%) SCOM
5 1 (0.56%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 57 (31.67%) Tableau
2 12 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.67%) Oracle
2 12 (6.67%) Google
3 10 (5.56%) Cloudera
4 8 (4.44%) Splunk
4 8 (4.44%) Talend
5 7 (3.89%) Alteryx
5 7 (3.89%) Teradata
5 7 (3.89%) TIBCO
6 6 (3.33%) SAP
7 5 (2.78%) Business Objects
8 4 (2.22%) Cognos
8 4 (2.22%) Netezza
8 4 (2.22%) Omniture
8 4 (2.22%) Coremetrics
8 4 (2.22%) VMware
8 4 (2.22%) Vertica
9 3 (1.67%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (1.67%) IBM
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