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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
R
England / London
Rank 182 312 328
Rank change year-on-year
+130 +16
Contract jobs citing R 249 99 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.29% 0.47% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.83% 1.12% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 63 70
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £380 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £550 £420
% change year-on-year
-38.63% +30.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £56.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -

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
8796 8876 9145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.40% 42.08% 42.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6559 6578 6767
Median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 62 47
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £28.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +42.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £41.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +23 33 £450 -20.00% 16
Canary Wharf +2 3 £575 -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 399 (80.28%) Python
2 255 (51.31%) Hadoop
3 247 (49.70%) Big Data
4 234 (47.08%) SQL
5 227 (45.67%) Apache Spark
6 221 (44.47%) Analytics
7 178 (35.81%) Scala
7 178 (35.81%) Java
8 154 (30.99%) Machine Learning
9 150 (30.18%) Apache Hive
10 134 (26.96%) Statistics
11 119 (23.94%) Finance
12 113 (22.74%) Business Intelligence
13 104 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
14 101 (20.32%) Kafka
15 100 (20.12%) Visualisation
15 100 (20.12%) Algorithms
16 99 (19.92%) Tableau
17 98 (19.72%) Mathematics
18 92 (18.51%) Agile Software Development
18 92 (18.51%) Degree
19 78 (15.69%) Relational Database
20 74 (14.89%) Computer Science
20 74 (14.89%) NoSQL
21 70 (14.08%) MapReduce
22 67 (13.48%) SAS
22 67 (13.48%) PhD
23 62 (12.47%) Git (software)
24 60 (12.07%) C++
25 59 (11.87%) Data Analytics

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
1 227 (45.67%) Apache Spark
2 67 (13.48%) SAS
3 48 (9.66%) Apache Pig
4 43 (8.65%) Elasticsearch
5 39 (7.85%) Apache
6 15 (3.02%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.60%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (0.40%) CMS
8 2 (0.40%) Drupal
8 2 (0.40%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.40%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.20%) Confluence
9 1 (0.20%) GemFire
9 1 (0.20%) IIS
9 1 (0.20%) IPython
9 1 (0.20%) JBoss
9 1 (0.20%) nginx
9 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (5.84%) SPSS
2 21 (4.23%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.21%) LaTeX
4 5 (1.01%) MS Office
4 5 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.80%) Stata
5 4 (0.80%) Weka
6 3 (0.60%) Doxygen
6 3 (0.60%) GNU Octave
7 2 (0.40%) MS Project
8 1 (0.20%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.20%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 8 (1.61%) FastStats
2 4 (0.80%) Eloqua
2 4 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.60%) Unica
4 2 (0.40%) FINCAD Analytics
4 2 (0.40%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 53 (10.66%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (5.84%) Cloud Computing
3 27 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (4.43%) Amazon Kinesis
5 17 (3.42%) GitHub
6 12 (2.41%) Google Analytics
7 11 (2.21%) Amazon S3
8 10 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (2.01%) Azure Machine Learning
9 6 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.80%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (0.80%) Google Play
11 3 (0.60%) Flurry Analytics
12 2 (0.40%) Amazon Glacier
12 2 (0.40%) Data Lake Analytics
12 2 (0.40%) Google Tag Manager
12 2 (0.40%) SaaS
13 1 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.20%) AWS Data Pipeline
13 1 (0.20%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.22%) Kerberos
1 16 (3.22%) LDAP
2 6 (1.21%) HTTP
3 4 (0.80%) FTP
4 1 (0.20%) DNS
4 1 (0.20%) Firewall
4 1 (0.20%) SSH
4 1 (0.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (51.31%) Hadoop
2 247 (49.70%) Big Data
3 150 (30.18%) Apache Hive
4 78 (15.69%) Relational Database
5 74 (14.89%) NoSQL
6 55 (11.07%) MongoDB
7 54 (10.87%) PostgreSQL
8 51 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
9 47 (9.46%) Apache Cassandra
10 46 (9.26%) QlikView
11 44 (8.85%) Sqoop
12 42 (8.45%) Data Mining
13 39 (7.85%) SQL Server
14 34 (6.84%) Impala
15 31 (6.24%) HBase
15 31 (6.24%) Power BI
16 29 (5.84%) Data Lake
17 25 (5.03%) RDBMS
18 19 (3.82%) Spotfire
19 16 (3.22%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 62 (12.47%) Git (software)
2 52 (10.46%) JIRA
3 18 (3.62%) Jenkins
4 15 (3.02%) Maven
5 4 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (0.80%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (0.60%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.60%) Subversion
7 2 (0.40%) Apache Continuum
7 2 (0.40%) Capybara
7 2 (0.40%) ERwin
7 2 (0.40%) GoCD
7 2 (0.40%) RSpec
7 2 (0.40%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.20%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.20%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.20%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 119 (23.94%) Finance
2 47 (9.46%) Marketing
3 42 (8.45%) Banking
4 27 (5.43%) Retail
5 18 (3.62%) Investment Banking
6 13 (2.62%) Front Office
7 9 (1.81%) Publishing
8 8 (1.61%) Games
8 8 (1.61%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.41%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.21%) Advertising
11 5 (1.01%) Electronics
11 5 (1.01%) Legal
12 4 (0.80%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.80%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.20%) Back Office
13 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.20%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 108 (21.73%) Analyst
2 106 (21.33%) Data Scientist
3 98 (19.72%) Developer
4 80 (16.10%) Data Engineer
5 63 (12.68%) Big Data Engineer
6 62 (12.47%) Data Analyst
7 46 (9.26%) Hadoop Engineer
8 41 (8.25%) Architect
9 39 (7.85%) Data Architect
10 27 (5.43%) Big Data Architect
11 25 (5.03%) Python Developer
12 24 (4.83%) Big Data Developer
13 22 (4.43%) Hadoop Developer
14 21 (4.23%) SQL Analyst
14 21 (4.23%) SQL Data Analyst
15 20 (4.02%) R Developer
16 18 (3.62%) Hadoop Architect
17 17 (3.42%) Machine Learning Engineer
18 15 (3.02%) Consultant
19 14 (2.82%) Quantitative Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (20.32%) Kafka
2 25 (5.03%) scikit-learn
3 22 (4.43%) JMS
4 21 (4.23%) D3.js
5 19 (3.82%) Pandas
6 18 (3.62%) Natural Language Processing
7 15 (3.02%) JSON
7 15 (3.02%) Spark Streaming
8 14 (2.82%) NumPy
9 13 (2.62%) XML
10 12 (2.41%) .NET
10 12 (2.41%) Apache Avro
10 12 (2.41%) HTML
10 12 (2.41%) Lucene
11 11 (2.21%) Spring
12 10 (2.01%) Akka
12 10 (2.01%) Hibernate
13 9 (1.81%) SciPy
13 9 (1.81%) Web Services
14 7 (1.41%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 104 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
2 100 (20.12%) Algorithms
3 74 (14.89%) Computer Science
4 30 (6.04%) Credit Risk
5 15 (3.02%) Data Structures
6 9 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (1.41%) Fintech
8 6 (1.21%) Derivative
9 5 (1.01%) Credit Derivative
9 5 (1.01%) Equities
9 5 (1.01%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.01%) User Experience
10 4 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (0.80%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.80%) Market Risk
10 4 (0.80%) Replication
10 4 (0.80%) TWAP
10 4 (0.80%) VWAP
11 3 (0.60%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 53 (10.66%) Linux
2 49 (9.86%) Unix
3 5 (1.01%) CentOS
3 5 (1.01%) Windows
4 4 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.20%) Android
5 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (44.47%) Analytics
2 154 (30.99%) Machine Learning
3 134 (26.96%) Statistics
4 113 (22.74%) Business Intelligence
5 100 (20.12%) Visualisation
6 98 (19.72%) Mathematics
7 92 (18.51%) Agile Software Development
8 70 (14.08%) MapReduce
9 59 (11.87%) Data Analytics
10 58 (11.67%) Data Visualisation
10 58 (11.67%) Open Source
11 56 (11.27%) Data Modelling
12 54 (10.87%) ETL
13 51 (10.26%) Data Analysis
14 38 (7.65%) Predictive Modelling
15 36 (7.24%) Data Management
16 35 (7.04%) Statistical Modelling
17 34 (6.84%) Data Architecture
18 30 (6.04%) Statistical Analysis
19 29 (5.84%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 399 (80.28%) Python
2 234 (47.08%) SQL
3 178 (35.81%) Java
3 178 (35.81%) Scala
4 60 (12.07%) C++
5 53 (10.66%) MATLAB
6 32 (6.44%) JavaScript
7 26 (5.23%) Bash Shell
8 19 (3.82%) C#
9 15 (3.02%) Perl
10 11 (2.21%) C
11 10 (2.01%) VBA
12 7 (1.41%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.21%) Go
13 6 (1.21%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.01%) Ruby
15 4 (0.80%) PHP
16 2 (0.40%) Clojure
16 2 (0.40%) Haskell
17 1 (0.20%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 92 (18.51%) Degree
2 67 (13.48%) PhD
3 6 (1.21%) CCA
4 4 (0.80%) CFA
5 2 (0.40%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.40%) CBAP
5 2 (0.40%) IIBA
5 2 (0.40%) RHCE
5 2 (0.40%) RHCSA
5 2 (0.40%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.20%) CISA
6 1 (0.20%) ISEB
6 1 (0.20%) MBA
6 1 (0.20%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.43%) Data Quality
2 17 (3.42%) QA
3 5 (1.01%) IFRS
3 5 (1.01%) IFRS 9
4 2 (0.40%) Actionable Recommendations
4 2 (0.40%) IAS 39
5 1 (0.20%) Basel II
5 1 (0.20%) SDET
System Software
1 30 (6.04%) Apache Flume
2 21 (4.23%) HDFS
3 10 (2.01%) Docker
4 5 (1.01%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 22 (4.43%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (3.82%) Ansible
2 19 (3.82%) Hadoop YARN
3 14 (2.82%) Puppet
4 9 (1.81%) Oozie
5 4 (0.80%) Marathon
5 4 (0.80%) Mesos
6 3 (0.60%) Ambari
6 3 (0.60%) Kibana
6 3 (0.60%) logstash
6 3 (0.60%) Terraform
7 2 (0.40%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.20%) Grafana
8 1 (0.20%) StatsD
Vendors
1 99 (19.92%) Tableau
2 45 (9.05%) Teradata
3 36 (7.24%) Oracle
4 31 (6.24%) Hortonworks
5 24 (4.83%) Google
6 20 (4.02%) Microsoft
7 18 (3.62%) Cognos
8 17 (3.42%) Netezza
9 15 (3.02%) Alteryx
9 15 (3.02%) Cloudera
9 15 (3.02%) Sybase
10 14 (2.82%) SAP
11 10 (2.01%) IBM
11 10 (2.01%) MicroStrategy
12 8 (1.61%) RapidMiner
13 6 (1.21%) Informatica
14 5 (1.01%) Splunk
15 4 (0.80%) Alterian
15 4 (0.80%) Apteco
15 4 (0.80%) Talend
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