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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 312 353 342
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -11
Contract jobs citing R 74 48 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.83% 0.55% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 31 18
Average daily rate
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£525 £531 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £618 £623
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £275 £363
% change year-on-year
+25.45% -24.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.51 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £35.75 -
% change year-on-year
+53.84% -
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
8865 8803 8379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.86% 40.27% 42.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6608 6280 5976
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 80 110
Average hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £18.00 £17.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +22 21 £550 +3.52% 10
Canary Wharf - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Romford - - - -
Southall - - - -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 55 (39.86%) Analytics
2 47 (34.06%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (32.61%) SQL
4 44 (31.88%) Python
5 41 (29.71%) Finance
6 37 (26.81%) Hadoop
7 35 (25.36%) Big Data
8 34 (24.64%) Statistics
9 29 (21.01%) Visualisation
9 29 (21.01%) Tableau
10 27 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (19.57%) SQL Server
11 26 (18.84%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (17.39%) Algorithms
13 22 (15.94%) SAS
13 22 (15.94%) C++
14 21 (15.22%) MATLAB
15 20 (14.49%) Data Analysis
15 20 (14.49%) Scala
16 19 (13.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 19 (13.77%) Java
16 19 (13.77%) Data Mining
16 19 (13.77%) ETL
17 16 (11.59%) Mathematics
17 16 (11.59%) Banking
18 15 (10.87%) JavaScript
18 15 (10.87%) HTML
18 15 (10.87%) .NET
19 14 (10.14%) CSS
19 14 (10.14%) Degree

R
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 22 (15.94%) SAS
2 13 (9.42%) Apache Spark
3 10 (7.25%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.45%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.45%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.45%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.72%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.72%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 10 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.35%) SPSS
3 4 (2.90%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.72%) InDesign
5 1 (0.72%) MS Project
5 1 (0.72%) MS Office
5 1 (0.72%) FastStats
5 1 (0.72%) Weka
Business Applications
1 10 (7.25%) Google Analytics
2 7 (5.07%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) PaaS
1 1 (0.72%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.80%) Cisco Nexus
1 8 (5.80%) OSPF
1 8 (5.80%) BGP
2 7 (5.07%) PPP
2 7 (5.07%) SNMP
2 7 (5.07%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.07%) VPN
2 7 (5.07%) EIGRP
2 7 (5.07%) TACACS
2 7 (5.07%) VRRP
2 7 (5.07%) Firewall
2 7 (5.07%) HSRP
2 7 (5.07%) DMVPN
3 4 (2.90%) AMQP
4 2 (1.45%) Internet
4 2 (1.45%) HTTP
5 1 (0.72%) Broadband
5 1 (0.72%) UMTS
5 1 (0.72%) VoIP
5 1 (0.72%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (26.81%) Hadoop
2 35 (25.36%) Big Data
3 27 (19.57%) SQL Server
4 19 (13.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (13.77%) Data Mining
5 12 (8.70%) Apache Hive
5 12 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (5.07%) QlikView
6 7 (5.07%) HBase
7 6 (4.35%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.35%) Impala
7 6 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (3.62%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (2.90%) NoSQL
9 4 (2.90%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (2.90%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (2.90%) DataStax
9 4 (2.90%) Text Mining
10 3 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.17%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.45%) RSpec
2 2 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.45%) Grunt
2 2 (1.45%) JIRA
2 2 (1.45%) Maven
3 1 (0.72%) Subversion
3 1 (0.72%) jMock
3 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.72%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
General
1 41 (29.71%) Finance
2 16 (11.59%) Banking
3 9 (6.52%) Marketing
3 9 (6.52%) Investment Banking
4 7 (5.07%) Publishing
5 6 (4.35%) Front Office
5 6 (4.35%) Retail
6 2 (1.45%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.45%) Legal
6 2 (1.45%) Arabic Language
6 2 (1.45%) Hindi Language
6 2 (1.45%) Billing
7 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.72%) Advertising
7 1 (0.72%) Games
7 1 (0.72%) Electronics
7 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (40.58%) Developer
2 34 (24.64%) Analyst
3 16 (11.59%) Data Scientist
4 12 (8.70%) Consultant
5 9 (6.52%) Business Analyst
5 9 (6.52%) Tableau Developer
6 8 (5.80%) Scala Developer
6 8 (5.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 7 (5.07%) Python Developer
7 7 (5.07%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 7 (5.07%) Cisco Consultant
7 7 (5.07%) Network Consultant
7 7 (5.07%) Architect
7 7 (5.07%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 6 (4.35%) Data Analyst
8 6 (4.35%) Java Developer
8 6 (4.35%) Analyst Developer
9 5 (3.62%) Data Modeller
9 5 (3.62%) Business Developer
9 5 (3.62%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.87%) HTML
1 15 (10.87%) .NET
2 14 (10.14%) CSS
3 10 (7.25%) jQuery
4 6 (4.35%) Cascading
4 6 (4.35%) Kafka
4 6 (4.35%) D3.js
5 5 (3.62%) SciPy
6 4 (2.90%) NumPy
6 4 (2.90%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (2.90%) HTML5
6 4 (2.90%) Sass
6 4 (2.90%) Middleware
6 4 (2.90%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.17%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.17%) Django
7 3 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (2.17%) Web Services
7 3 (2.17%) XML
7 3 (2.17%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 47 (34.06%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (24.64%) Statistics
3 29 (21.01%) Visualisation
4 24 (17.39%) Algorithms
5 16 (11.59%) Mathematics
6 9 (6.52%) Computer Science
6 9 (6.52%) Credit Risk
6 9 (6.52%) User Experience
7 8 (5.80%) Open Source
8 7 (5.07%) FlexPod
9 5 (3.62%) Physics
10 4 (2.90%) Economics
11 3 (2.17%) Equities
11 3 (2.17%) Data Structures
12 2 (1.45%) Hedge funds
12 2 (1.45%) Mobile App
12 2 (1.45%) GIS
12 2 (1.45%) Management Information System
12 2 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (1.45%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.70%) Linux
2 11 (7.97%) UNIX
3 4 (2.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (39.86%) Analytics
2 27 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (18.84%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (14.49%) Data Analysis
5 19 (13.77%) ETL
6 13 (9.42%) TDD
7 11 (7.97%) MapReduce
8 10 (7.25%) Statistical Modelling
9 8 (5.80%) Machine Learning
10 6 (4.35%) Mentoring
10 6 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (4.35%) Predictive Modelling
10 6 (4.35%) Data Modelling
11 5 (3.62%) Business Analysis
11 5 (3.62%) Predictive Analytics
11 5 (3.62%) SOA
12 4 (2.90%) MVC
12 4 (2.90%) Project Management
12 4 (2.90%) Statistical Analysis
12 4 (2.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (32.61%) SQL
2 44 (31.88%) Python
3 22 (15.94%) C++
4 21 (15.22%) MATLAB
5 20 (14.49%) Scala
6 19 (13.77%) Java
7 15 (10.87%) JavaScript
8 12 (8.70%) C#
9 11 (7.97%) Perl
9 11 (7.97%) VBA
10 8 (5.80%) Ruby
11 6 (4.35%) C
12 4 (2.90%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.45%) CoffeeScript
13 2 (1.45%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.45%) PHP
13 2 (1.45%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.72%) Groovy
14 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.72%) F#
Qualifications
1 14 (10.14%) Degree
2 10 (7.25%) PhD
3 8 (5.80%) CCNP
3 8 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (5.07%) CCIE
5 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.72%) CISSP
5 1 (0.72%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.45%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (4.35%) HDFS
2 4 (2.90%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.72%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (5.07%) OpenNMS
1 7 (5.07%) RANCID
2 6 (4.35%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (1.45%) Puppet
3 2 (1.45%) Ganglia
3 2 (1.45%) Hyperic
3 2 (1.45%) Nagios
4 1 (0.72%) Oozie
4 1 (0.72%) Ambari
4 1 (0.72%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 29 (21.01%) Tableau
2 10 (7.25%) Oracle
2 10 (7.25%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.25%) Google
3 8 (5.80%) Cisco
4 7 (5.07%) Cloudera
5 4 (2.90%) Teradata
6 3 (2.17%) Business Objects
6 3 (2.17%) IBM
6 3 (2.17%) RapidMiner
7 2 (1.45%) Remedy
7 2 (1.45%) Informatica
7 2 (1.45%) Adobe
7 2 (1.45%) Cadence
7 2 (1.45%) VMware
8 1 (0.72%) Netezza
8 1 (0.72%) SAP
8 1 (0.72%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.72%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.72%) Hortonworks
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