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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 291 322 366
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +44
Contract jobs citing R 144 102 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.63% 0.46% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.47% 1.10% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 82 45
Median daily rate £500 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £403 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £725 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £600 £413
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 - -
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
9809 9307 9536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.04% 41.57% 40.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7437 6692 7016
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 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 47 69
Median hourly rate £26.00 £29.74 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.57% -15.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.52 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.90 £55.00 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +42 21 £450 -21.73% 15
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 149 (61.83%) Python
2 111 (46.06%) SQL
3 103 (42.74%) Hadoop
4 101 (41.91%) Analytics
5 96 (39.83%) Big Data
6 71 (29.46%) Apache Hive
7 68 (28.22%) Apache Spark
8 66 (27.39%) Finance
9 63 (26.14%) Business Intelligence
9 63 (26.14%) Machine Learning
10 61 (25.31%) Java
11 56 (23.24%) Tableau
12 52 (21.58%) SAS
13 48 (19.92%) Data Mining
13 48 (19.92%) Degree
14 46 (19.09%) Analytical Skills
15 45 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
15 45 (18.67%) MATLAB
16 44 (18.26%) Statistics
17 41 (17.01%) QlikView
17 41 (17.01%) Banking
17 41 (17.01%) C++
18 40 (16.60%) Visualisation
19 38 (15.77%) Apache Pig
19 38 (15.77%) Data Analytics
19 38 (15.77%) Mathematics
20 37 (15.35%) Scala
21 34 (14.11%) PhD
22 31 (12.86%) Data Modelling
23 30 (12.45%) Data Warehouse

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 68 (28.22%) Apache Spark
2 52 (21.58%) SAS
3 38 (15.77%) Apache Pig
4 8 (3.32%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.83%) Apache
5 2 (0.83%) DNN
5 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.41%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.41%) IPython
6 1 (0.41%) Node.js
Applications
1 27 (11.20%) SPSS
2 14 (5.81%) Stata
3 13 (5.39%) MS Excel
4 7 (2.90%) MS Office
5 3 (1.24%) LaTeX
5 3 (1.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.83%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.83%) FastStats
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.41%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.41%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.47%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.98%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (3.32%) CloudFront
4 6 (2.49%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (1.66%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.24%) GitHub
6 3 (1.24%) SaaS
7 2 (0.83%) Heroku
7 2 (0.83%) IaaS
8 1 (0.41%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.41%) Kerberos
1 1 (0.41%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (0.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (42.74%) Hadoop
2 96 (39.83%) Big Data
3 71 (29.46%) Apache Hive
4 48 (19.92%) Data Mining
5 41 (17.01%) QlikView
6 30 (12.45%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (12.45%) NoSQL
7 29 (12.03%) HBase
8 20 (8.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 19 (7.88%) Relational Database
10 18 (7.47%) Apache Cassandra
11 14 (5.81%) MongoDB
11 14 (5.81%) MySQL
11 14 (5.81%) SQL Server
12 13 (5.39%) CouchDB
13 9 (3.73%) Text Mining
14 8 (3.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (3.32%) Sqoop
15 7 (2.90%) Mahout
15 7 (2.90%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 10 (4.15%) Vagrant
2 9 (3.73%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (1.24%) Selenium
4 2 (0.83%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.83%) Yeoman
5 1 (0.41%) gulp
5 1 (0.41%) Mocha
5 1 (0.41%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (0.41%) Subversion
5 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 66 (27.39%) Finance
2 41 (17.01%) Banking
3 15 (6.22%) Marketing
3 15 (6.22%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.15%) Front Office
4 10 (4.15%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.90%) Retail
6 6 (2.49%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.07%) Corporate Banking
8 4 (1.66%) Electronics
8 4 (1.66%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.66%) Publishing
9 2 (0.83%) Advertising
9 2 (0.83%) Law
9 2 (0.83%) Legal
10 1 (0.41%) Games
10 1 (0.41%) International Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Local Government
10 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 69 (28.63%) Developer
2 55 (22.82%) Data Scientist
3 49 (20.33%) Analyst
4 30 (12.45%) Data Analyst
5 29 (12.03%) Data Engineer
6 17 (7.05%) Hadoop Developer
6 17 (7.05%) Python Developer
7 15 (6.22%) Big Data Developer
7 15 (6.22%) Big Data Engineer
8 11 (4.56%) Consultant
9 10 (4.15%) Java Developer
9 10 (4.15%) SQL Analyst
10 8 (3.32%) Cloud Engineer
10 8 (3.32%) Programmer
10 8 (3.32%) R Developer
10 8 (3.32%) Scala Developer
11 7 (2.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 7 (2.90%) C# Developer
11 7 (2.90%) Quantitative Analyst
11 7 (2.90%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.05%) HTML
2 16 (6.64%) .NET
3 13 (5.39%) CSS
4 11 (4.56%) Ruby on Rails
5 8 (3.32%) Natural Language Processing
6 7 (2.90%) scikit-learn
6 7 (2.90%) SciPy
7 6 (2.49%) Pandas
8 5 (2.07%) ASP.NET
8 5 (2.07%) JSON
8 5 (2.07%) WCF
8 5 (2.07%) WPF
9 4 (1.66%) JDBC
9 4 (1.66%) ODBC
9 4 (1.66%) Spark Streaming
9 4 (1.66%) Web Services
10 3 (1.24%) Apache Avro
10 3 (1.24%) D3.js
10 3 (1.24%) Kafka
10 3 (1.24%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 46 (19.09%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (18.26%) Statistics
3 40 (16.60%) Visualisation
4 38 (15.77%) Mathematics
5 21 (8.71%) Computer Science
6 17 (7.05%) Algorithms
7 12 (4.98%) Credit Risk
7 12 (4.98%) Physics
8 11 (4.56%) Digital Media
8 11 (4.56%) Performance Metrics
9 10 (4.15%) Hedge funds
10 9 (3.73%) Data Structures
11 8 (3.32%) Augmented Reality
11 8 (3.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (3.32%) Neural Network
12 7 (2.90%) Applied Mathematics
12 7 (2.90%) Equities
12 7 (2.90%) Fixed Income
13 6 (2.49%) Market Risk
14 4 (1.66%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.22%) Unix
2 13 (5.39%) Linux
3 6 (2.49%) Windows
4 3 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.41%) Android
5 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.41%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (41.91%) Analytics
2 63 (26.14%) Business Intelligence
2 63 (26.14%) Machine Learning
3 45 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (15.77%) Data Analytics
5 31 (12.86%) Data Modelling
6 26 (10.79%) Statistical Modelling
7 24 (9.96%) Data Analysis
8 23 (9.54%) Data Visualisation
9 22 (9.13%) Predictive Modelling
10 20 (8.30%) Predictive Analytics
11 18 (7.47%) Data Management
11 18 (7.47%) MapReduce
11 18 (7.47%) Validation
12 17 (7.05%) ETL
12 17 (7.05%) Open Source
13 13 (5.39%) Risk Management
14 11 (4.56%) Market Research
14 11 (4.56%) Software Engineering
14 11 (4.56%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 149 (61.83%) Python
2 111 (46.06%) SQL
3 61 (25.31%) Java
4 45 (18.67%) MATLAB
5 41 (17.01%) C++
6 37 (15.35%) Scala
7 20 (8.30%) VBA
8 13 (5.39%) C
8 13 (5.39%) PHP
8 13 (5.39%) Ruby
8 13 (5.39%) Shell Script
9 12 (4.98%) C#
9 12 (4.98%) JavaScript
10 11 (4.56%) Perl
10 11 (4.56%) PL/SQL
11 8 (3.32%) Erlang
12 6 (2.49%) VB
12 6 (2.49%) VC++
13 5 (2.07%) Haskell
14 4 (1.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 48 (19.92%) Degree
2 34 (14.11%) PhD
3 3 (1.24%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.83%) DBS Check
4 2 (0.83%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.41%) CISSP
5 1 (0.41%) CLAS
5 1 (0.41%) ISEB
5 1 (0.41%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.41%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.64%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.07%) QA
3 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (4.98%) Docker
2 11 (4.56%) HDFS
3 4 (1.66%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.83%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.07%) Hadoop YARN
2 5 (2.07%) logstash
3 4 (1.66%) Ambari
3 4 (1.66%) Puppet
4 3 (1.24%) Oozie
5 2 (0.83%) Ansible
5 2 (0.83%) Mesos
Vendors
1 56 (23.24%) Tableau
2 26 (10.79%) Oracle
3 23 (9.54%) Teradata
4 18 (7.47%) Cloudera
4 18 (7.47%) Informatica
5 14 (5.81%) SAP
6 13 (5.39%) Microsoft
7 12 (4.98%) Alteryx
8 10 (4.15%) Hortonworks
9 9 (3.73%) Netezza
9 9 (3.73%) Talend
10 8 (3.32%) MapR
11 7 (2.90%) Sybase
12 6 (2.49%) TIBCO
13 5 (2.07%) Cognos
13 5 (2.07%) RapidMiner
14 3 (1.24%) Red Hat
14 3 (1.24%) Vertica
15 2 (0.83%) Apteco
15 2 (0.83%) IBM
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