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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 301 345 366
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +21
Contract jobs citing R 107 68 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.48% 0.29% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.15% 0.71% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 50 21
Average daily rate
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£525 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £279 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £670 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £475 £363
% change year-on-year
+26.31% +31.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £34.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-52.94% +29.52%
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
9274 9607 8932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.64% 40.64% 40.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6672 7016 6487
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 £305 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 66 101
Average hourly rate £25.80 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.00 £17.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £160.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +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 24 April 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
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 24 April 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 +20 19 £575 +27.77% 16
Croydon - 2 £350 -
Canary Wharf -7 1 £525 -11.01%
Uxbridge - 1 £225 -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 83 (45.86%) Python
2 81 (44.75%) Analytics
3 76 (41.99%) SQL
4 72 (39.78%) Hadoop
5 70 (38.67%) Big Data
6 61 (33.70%) Analytical Skills
7 59 (32.60%) Tableau
8 55 (30.39%) Statistics
9 53 (29.28%) Visualisation
10 49 (27.07%) Data Mining
11 47 (25.97%) Finance
12 38 (20.99%) SAS
13 33 (18.23%) Scala
13 33 (18.23%) Java
14 32 (17.68%) Apache Hive
15 31 (17.13%) MapReduce
15 31 (17.13%) Apache Spark
15 31 (17.13%) Agile Software Development
16 30 (16.57%) Data Analysis
16 30 (16.57%) C++
17 29 (16.02%) MATLAB
17 29 (16.02%) Banking
18 28 (15.47%) Mathematics
18 28 (15.47%) ETL
18 28 (15.47%) Business Intelligence
19 26 (14.36%) Algorithms
20 24 (13.26%) Apache Pig
20 24 (13.26%) SQL Server
20 24 (13.26%) Degree
21 22 (12.15%) HBase

R
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 38 (20.99%) SAS
2 31 (17.13%) Apache Spark
3 24 (13.26%) Apache Pig
4 5 (2.76%) Apache
5 4 (2.21%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.21%) IIS
6 3 (1.66%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.66%) Node.js
6 3 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.10%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.10%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.55%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.55%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 12 (6.63%) SPSS
2 8 (4.42%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (2.76%) MS Excel
4 4 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.66%) MS Office
6 2 (1.10%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.55%) InDesign
7 1 (0.55%) MS Project
7 1 (0.55%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) WebTrends
1 2 (1.10%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.97%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.42%) Google Analytics
3 4 (2.21%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (2.21%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.55%) Heroku
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.55%) PaaS
5 1 (0.55%) GitHub
5 1 (0.55%) IaaS
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.55%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.55%) Route 53
5 1 (0.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.21%) AMQP
2 2 (1.10%) DHCP
2 2 (1.10%) HTTP
2 2 (1.10%) SAN
2 2 (1.10%) DNS
2 2 (1.10%) Internet
3 1 (0.55%) Firewall
3 1 (0.55%) Intranet
3 1 (0.55%) DMZ
3 1 (0.55%) LDAP
3 1 (0.55%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.55%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (39.78%) Hadoop
2 70 (38.67%) Big Data
3 49 (27.07%) Data Mining
4 32 (17.68%) Apache Hive
5 24 (13.26%) SQL Server
6 22 (12.15%) HBase
7 20 (11.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (9.39%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (8.84%) QlikView
10 14 (7.73%) Impala
11 9 (4.97%) NoSQL
11 9 (4.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (4.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (4.42%) Text Mining
13 6 (3.31%) Amazon Redshift
13 6 (3.31%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (2.76%) MongoDB
14 5 (2.76%) Relational Database
15 4 (2.21%) DataStax
15 4 (2.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (4.42%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (1.66%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.10%) Grunt
3 2 (1.10%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.55%) jMock
4 1 (0.55%) JIRA
4 1 (0.55%) Subversion
4 1 (0.55%) Introscope
4 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.55%) RSpec
4 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
General
1 47 (25.97%) Finance
2 29 (16.02%) Banking
3 18 (9.94%) Investment Banking
4 13 (7.18%) Marketing
4 13 (7.18%) Front Office
5 7 (3.87%) Retail
5 7 (3.87%) Publishing
6 5 (2.76%) Legal
7 4 (2.21%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.21%) Games
7 4 (2.21%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.10%) Back Office
8 2 (1.10%) Law
8 2 (1.10%) Advertising
8 2 (1.10%) Arabic Language
8 2 (1.10%) Hindi Language
8 2 (1.10%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.55%) Electronics
9 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 70 (38.67%) Developer
2 50 (27.62%) Analyst
3 36 (19.89%) Data Scientist
4 14 (7.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 14 (7.73%) Data Analyst
5 13 (7.18%) Analyst Developer
5 13 (7.18%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 12 (6.63%) Hadoop Developer
7 11 (6.08%) Tableau Developer
8 10 (5.52%) Business Analyst
8 10 (5.52%) Python Developer
9 9 (4.97%) Consultant
9 9 (4.97%) Lead Developer
10 8 (4.42%) Scala Developer
10 8 (4.42%) Business Developer
11 6 (3.31%) Data Consultant
11 6 (3.31%) Architect
11 6 (3.31%) Technical Analyst
11 6 (3.31%) Performance Analyst
12 5 (2.76%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.84%) .NET
2 15 (8.29%) Kafka
3 13 (7.18%) Cascading
4 9 (4.97%) HTML
4 9 (4.97%) CSS
4 9 (4.97%) Web Services
5 8 (4.42%) XML
6 6 (3.31%) NumPy
7 5 (2.76%) RESTful
7 5 (2.76%) D3.js
7 5 (2.76%) AngularJS
7 5 (2.76%) Sass
7 5 (2.76%) Pandas
8 4 (2.21%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (2.21%) Matplotlib
8 4 (2.21%) HTML5
8 4 (2.21%) jQuery
9 3 (1.66%) MDX
9 3 (1.66%) SciPy
10 2 (1.10%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 61 (33.70%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (30.39%) Statistics
3 53 (29.28%) Visualisation
4 28 (15.47%) Mathematics
5 26 (14.36%) Algorithms
6 17 (9.39%) Computer Science
7 16 (8.84%) Open Source
8 12 (6.63%) Credit Risk
8 12 (6.63%) Physics
9 7 (3.87%) Fixed Income
9 7 (3.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (3.31%) Economics
11 5 (2.76%) Derivative
11 5 (2.76%) Social Media
12 4 (2.21%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 3 (1.66%) Equity Derivative
13 3 (1.66%) Hedge funds
13 3 (1.66%) User Experience
13 3 (1.66%) Xbox
14 2 (1.10%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.08%) Linux
2 5 (2.76%) UNIX
2 5 (2.76%) Windows
3 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (44.75%) Analytics
2 31 (17.13%) MapReduce
2 31 (17.13%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (16.57%) Data Analysis
4 28 (15.47%) ETL
4 28 (15.47%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (11.05%) Machine Learning
6 15 (8.29%) Data Modelling
6 15 (8.29%) Predictive Modelling
7 12 (6.63%) Validation
8 11 (6.08%) Cluster Analysis
8 11 (6.08%) Statistical Modelling
9 9 (4.97%) TDD
9 9 (4.97%) Functional Programming
10 8 (4.42%) Data Architecture
10 8 (4.42%) Data Security
11 7 (3.87%) Statistical Analysis
11 7 (3.87%) SEO
11 7 (3.87%) CRM
11 7 (3.87%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 83 (45.86%) Python
2 76 (41.99%) SQL
3 33 (18.23%) Scala
3 33 (18.23%) Java
4 30 (16.57%) C++
5 29 (16.02%) MATLAB
6 19 (10.50%) C#
7 17 (9.39%) VBA
8 16 (8.84%) Ruby
9 12 (6.63%) JavaScript
10 10 (5.52%) C
11 4 (2.21%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.21%) Clojure
12 3 (1.66%) Go
13 2 (1.10%) Perl
13 2 (1.10%) PHP
13 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.55%) VB
14 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (13.26%) Degree
2 18 (9.94%) PhD
3 5 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.76%) MCSE
4 3 (1.66%) MCITP
5 2 (1.10%) MCSA
6 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.21%) QA
System Software
1 17 (9.39%) HDFS
2 3 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.10%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.10%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.10%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.55%) GlusterFS
4 1 (0.55%) GFS2
4 1 (0.55%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 13 (7.18%) Hadoop YARN
2 5 (2.76%) Graphite
3 3 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.10%) Puppet
5 1 (0.55%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.55%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.55%) StatsD
Vendors
1 59 (32.60%) Tableau
2 12 (6.63%) Oracle
3 10 (5.52%) Cloudera
3 10 (5.52%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.42%) Talend
4 8 (4.42%) Google
5 7 (3.87%) Teradata
5 7 (3.87%) Alteryx
6 6 (3.31%) Splunk
6 6 (3.31%) SAP
6 6 (3.31%) TIBCO
7 5 (2.76%) Business Objects
8 4 (2.21%) Vertica
8 4 (2.21%) Cognos
8 4 (2.21%) Netezza
9 3 (1.66%) VMware
9 3 (1.66%) IBM
9 3 (1.66%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (1.10%) Adobe
10 2 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
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