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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 303 342 333
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -9
Contract jobs citing R 97 63 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.28% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.08% 0.69% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 45 24
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£500 £500 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £319 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £690 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £475 £375
% change year-on-year
+26.31% +26.66%
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
9020 9138 8373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.80% 40.34% 40.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6512 6604 6109
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 £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 71 83
Average hourly rate £27.37 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.80% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £23.00 £17.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £151.00 £45.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +21 18 £475 +2.70% 16
Croydon - 2 £350 -
Ealing - - - -
Southwark - - - -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 80 (47.62%) Analytics
2 73 (43.45%) Python
3 69 (41.07%) Hadoop
4 68 (40.48%) SQL
5 63 (37.50%) Big Data
6 59 (35.12%) Tableau
6 59 (35.12%) Analytical Skills
7 54 (32.14%) Statistics
8 53 (31.55%) Visualisation
9 46 (27.38%) Data Mining
10 42 (25.00%) Finance
11 33 (19.64%) Java
12 31 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
13 29 (17.26%) SAS
13 29 (17.26%) Business Intelligence
13 29 (17.26%) Scala
14 28 (16.67%) Apache Hive
14 28 (16.67%) Apache Spark
14 28 (16.67%) ETL
14 28 (16.67%) Data Analysis
14 28 (16.67%) Mathematics
15 27 (16.07%) SQL Server
15 27 (16.07%) MapReduce
16 26 (15.48%) Algorithms
16 26 (15.48%) Banking
17 25 (14.88%) C++
17 25 (14.88%) MATLAB
18 24 (14.29%) Degree
19 22 (13.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 22 (13.10%) Apache Pig

R
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 29 (17.26%) SAS
2 28 (16.67%) Apache Spark
3 22 (13.10%) Apache Pig
4 5 (2.98%) Apache
5 4 (2.38%) IIS
5 4 (2.38%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.19%) Node.js
7 2 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.19%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.19%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.60%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.60%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.60%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 8 (4.76%) SPSS
1 8 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
2 7 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.19%) MS Office
4 2 (1.19%) Weka
5 1 (0.60%) MS Project
5 1 (0.60%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.60%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 7 (4.17%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.19%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.60%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (2.38%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.60%) PaaS
3 1 (0.60%) Heroku
3 1 (0.60%) Route 53
3 1 (0.60%) GitHub
3 1 (0.60%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.38%) AMQP
2 2 (1.19%) DHCP
2 2 (1.19%) HTTP
2 2 (1.19%) DNS
2 2 (1.19%) SAN
2 2 (1.19%) Internet
3 1 (0.60%) Firewall
3 1 (0.60%) DMZ
3 1 (0.60%) Intranet
3 1 (0.60%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.60%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (41.07%) Hadoop
2 63 (37.50%) Big Data
3 46 (27.38%) Data Mining
4 28 (16.67%) Apache Hive
5 27 (16.07%) SQL Server
6 22 (13.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (11.31%) HBase
8 15 (8.93%) QlikView
8 15 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (7.74%) Impala
10 11 (6.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (5.95%) NoSQL
12 8 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (4.17%) Text Mining
13 7 (4.17%) Amazon Redshift
14 6 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
15 5 (2.98%) MongoDB
15 5 (2.98%) Relational Database
16 4 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
16 4 (2.38%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 8 (4.76%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (1.79%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.79%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.19%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.19%) Grunt
4 1 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.60%) RSpec
4 1 (0.60%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.60%) Introscope
4 1 (0.60%) Subversion
4 1 (0.60%) Maven
4 1 (0.60%) JIRA
4 1 (0.60%) jMock
General
1 42 (25.00%) Finance
2 26 (15.48%) Banking
3 14 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 10 (5.95%) Marketing
4 10 (5.95%) Front Office
5 8 (4.76%) Retail
6 7 (4.17%) Publishing
7 4 (2.38%) Games
7 4 (2.38%) Legal
7 4 (2.38%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.19%) Law
8 2 (1.19%) Back Office
8 2 (1.19%) Arabic Language
8 2 (1.19%) Hindi Language
8 2 (1.19%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.60%) Electronics
9 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.60%) Advertising
9 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 66 (39.29%) Developer
2 48 (28.57%) Analyst
3 28 (16.67%) Data Scientist
4 14 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 14 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 13 (7.74%) Analyst Developer
5 13 (7.74%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 11 (6.55%) Tableau Developer
7 10 (5.95%) Hadoop Developer
7 10 (5.95%) Business Analyst
8 9 (5.36%) Consultant
9 8 (4.76%) Lead Developer
9 8 (4.76%) Business Developer
9 8 (4.76%) Scala Developer
10 7 (4.17%) Python Developer
11 6 (3.57%) Performance Analyst
11 6 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
11 6 (3.57%) Data Modeller
11 6 (3.57%) Architect
12 5 (2.98%) Quantitative Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.31%) .NET
2 12 (7.14%) Kafka
3 11 (6.55%) Cascading
4 8 (4.76%) HTML
4 8 (4.76%) CSS
4 8 (4.76%) Web Services
4 8 (4.76%) XML
5 5 (2.98%) D3.js
5 5 (2.98%) Pandas
6 4 (2.38%) Sass
6 4 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (2.38%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.38%) RESTful
7 3 (1.79%) HTML5
7 3 (1.79%) NumPy
7 3 (1.79%) Matplotlib
7 3 (1.79%) SignalR
7 3 (1.79%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.79%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.79%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 59 (35.12%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (32.14%) Statistics
3 53 (31.55%) Visualisation
4 28 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 26 (15.48%) Algorithms
6 16 (9.52%) Open Source
7 12 (7.14%) Computer Science
7 12 (7.14%) Credit Risk
8 10 (5.95%) Physics
9 7 (4.17%) Economics
9 7 (4.17%) Fixed Income
10 6 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (2.98%) Derivative
12 4 (2.38%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 4 (2.38%) Social Media
13 3 (1.79%) Hedge funds
13 3 (1.79%) Xbox
13 3 (1.79%) User Experience
13 3 (1.79%) Equity Derivative
14 2 (1.19%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.74%) Linux
2 5 (2.98%) Windows
3 4 (2.38%) UNIX
4 2 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (47.62%) Analytics
2 31 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (17.26%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (16.67%) ETL
4 28 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 27 (16.07%) MapReduce
6 16 (9.52%) Predictive Modelling
6 16 (9.52%) Machine Learning
7 14 (8.33%) Data Modelling
8 12 (7.14%) Validation
9 9 (5.36%) Cluster Analysis
9 9 (5.36%) Statistical Modelling
10 8 (4.76%) Data Security
10 8 (4.76%) TDD
11 7 (4.17%) SEO
11 7 (4.17%) Data Architecture
11 7 (4.17%) Predictive Analytics
11 7 (4.17%) Statistical Analysis
11 7 (4.17%) Data Reconciliation
11 7 (4.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 73 (43.45%) Python
2 68 (40.48%) SQL
3 33 (19.64%) Java
4 29 (17.26%) Scala
5 25 (14.88%) C++
5 25 (14.88%) MATLAB
6 18 (10.71%) VBA
7 16 (9.52%) Ruby
7 16 (9.52%) C#
8 10 (5.95%) JavaScript
9 9 (5.36%) C
10 4 (2.38%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.38%) Clojure
11 3 (1.79%) Golang
12 2 (1.19%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.19%) Perl
12 2 (1.19%) PHP
13 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.60%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (14.29%) Degree
2 16 (9.52%) PhD
3 6 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.98%) MCSE
5 3 (1.79%) MCITP
6 2 (1.19%) MCSA
7 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 14 (8.33%) HDFS
2 3 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.19%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.19%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.60%) GlusterFS
4 1 (0.60%) GFS2
4 1 (0.60%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.60%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 11 (6.55%) Hadoop YARN
2 5 (2.98%) Graphite
3 3 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.19%) Puppet
5 1 (0.60%) Hyperic
5 1 (0.60%) StatsD
5 1 (0.60%) Nagios
5 1 (0.60%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.60%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.60%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 59 (35.12%) Tableau
2 12 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.36%) Oracle
3 9 (5.36%) Cloudera
4 8 (4.76%) Talend
5 7 (4.17%) Alteryx
5 7 (4.17%) Google
6 6 (3.57%) Splunk
6 6 (3.57%) SAP
6 6 (3.57%) TIBCO
6 6 (3.57%) Teradata
7 5 (2.98%) Business Objects
8 4 (2.38%) IBM
8 4 (2.38%) Vertica
8 4 (2.38%) Netezza
9 3 (1.79%) VMware
9 3 (1.79%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (1.19%) Remedy
10 2 (1.19%) Cadence
10 2 (1.19%) Omniture
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £650 - £750 per day + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Explore Group
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 23 days ago