The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the London region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 353 379 396
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +17
Contract jobs citing R 55 38 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.16% 0.054%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.58% 0.37% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 33 5
Average daily rate
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£550 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £375 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £670 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £520 £345 £388
% change year-on-year
+50.72% -10.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -34.37%
Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9460 10293 10108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.48% 43.20% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6837 7297 6921
Average daily rate £430 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £278
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 63 121 157
Average hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £53.70 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
R
England

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 10 July 2014.

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 10 July 2014. 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 +29 13 £525 +5.00% 16
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 61 (50.00%) SQL
2 53 (43.44%) Analytics
3 48 (39.34%) Python
4 44 (36.07%) Hadoop
5 39 (31.97%) SAS
6 37 (30.33%) Big Data
7 36 (29.51%) Data Mining
7 36 (29.51%) Finance
8 35 (28.69%) Degree
8 35 (28.69%) Statistics
9 33 (27.05%) Mathematics
10 32 (26.23%) Java
11 30 (24.59%) MapReduce
11 30 (24.59%) Apache Hive
12 27 (22.13%) Visualisation
13 26 (21.31%) SPSS
14 22 (18.03%) C++
14 22 (18.03%) Computer Science
14 22 (18.03%) Apache Pig
15 21 (17.21%) Tableau
15 21 (17.21%) Oracle
16 20 (16.39%) NoSQL
17 19 (15.57%) Machine Learning
18 18 (14.75%) MATLAB
19 17 (13.93%) PhD
19 17 (13.93%) Data Analysis
20 16 (13.11%) Scala
20 16 (13.11%) ETL
21 14 (11.48%) SQL Server
21 14 (11.48%) MongoDB

R
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 39 (31.97%) SAS
2 22 (18.03%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.64%) Apache
3 2 (1.64%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.82%) Node.js
Applications
1 26 (21.31%) SPSS
2 10 (8.20%) Stata
3 6 (4.92%) Mathematica
3 6 (4.92%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.46%) MS Office
5 2 (1.64%) Gephi
6 1 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (5.74%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (4.10%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (4.10%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (4.10%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.64%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (1.64%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.64%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.64%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (1.64%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (1.64%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.82%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.82%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.82%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.82%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.82%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.82%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.82%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.82%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.56%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (36.07%) Hadoop
2 37 (30.33%) Big Data
3 36 (29.51%) Data Mining
4 30 (24.59%) Apache Hive
5 20 (16.39%) NoSQL
6 14 (11.48%) MongoDB
6 14 (11.48%) SQL Server
7 10 (8.20%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (8.20%) HBase
8 9 (7.38%) Mahout
8 9 (7.38%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (5.74%) Relational Database
10 5 (4.10%) QlikView
11 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (3.28%) DB2
12 3 (2.46%) MySQL
12 3 (2.46%) Text Mining
12 3 (2.46%) Base SAS
12 3 (2.46%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (1.64%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 6 (4.92%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (1.64%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.64%) ProC
2 2 (1.64%) Subversion
2 2 (1.64%) JIRA
3 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (29.51%) Finance
2 12 (9.84%) Marketing
3 11 (9.02%) Banking
4 9 (7.38%) Investment Banking
5 6 (4.92%) Retail
5 6 (4.92%) Front Office
6 4 (3.28%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.28%) Advertising
7 3 (2.46%) Games
7 3 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.82%) Law
8 1 (0.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (36.89%) Analyst
2 31 (25.41%) Data Scientist
3 24 (19.67%) Developer
4 23 (18.85%) Data Analyst
5 9 (7.38%) Consultant
6 7 (5.74%) Python Developer
7 6 (4.92%) Insight Analyst
7 6 (4.92%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.10%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.10%) Architect
8 5 (4.10%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (4.10%) Statistician
8 5 (4.10%) Information Analyst
8 5 (4.10%) Quantitative Analyst
9 4 (3.28%) Oracle Consultant
9 4 (3.28%) E-Business Consultant
9 4 (3.28%) Data Consultant
9 4 (3.28%) Analyst Developer
9 4 (3.28%) Business Consultant
10 3 (2.46%) Statistical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (24.59%) MapReduce
2 5 (4.10%) .NET
3 4 (3.28%) XML
3 4 (3.28%) SciPy
3 4 (3.28%) NumPy
3 4 (3.28%) Django
4 2 (1.64%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (1.64%) OLE
4 2 (1.64%) Hibernate
4 2 (1.64%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (1.64%) ZeroMQ
4 2 (1.64%) Akka
5 1 (0.82%) Play Framework
5 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.82%) Backbone.js
5 1 (0.82%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.82%) SignalR
5 1 (0.82%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.82%) WCF
5 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 35 (28.69%) Statistics
2 33 (27.05%) Mathematics
3 27 (22.13%) Visualisation
4 22 (18.03%) Computer Science
5 10 (8.20%) Economics
6 9 (7.38%) Physics
7 4 (3.28%) Open Source
8 3 (2.46%) Derivative
8 3 (2.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.64%) Clustering
9 2 (1.64%) Equities
9 2 (1.64%) Neural Network
9 2 (1.64%) FMCG
10 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.82%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.82%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.82%) Swaptions
10 1 (0.82%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.82%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.82%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.38%) Linux
2 4 (3.28%) UNIX
3 1 (0.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (43.44%) Analytics
2 19 (15.57%) Machine Learning
3 17 (13.93%) Data Analysis
4 16 (13.11%) ETL
5 14 (11.48%) Statistical Modelling
6 13 (10.66%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (10.66%) Data Management
7 10 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (7.38%) Predictive Modelling
9 7 (5.74%) Predictive Analytics
9 7 (5.74%) Project Management
10 6 (4.92%) TDD
10 6 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (4.92%) Data Visualisation
11 5 (4.10%) Web Development
11 5 (4.10%) Resource Management
11 5 (4.10%) Statistical Analysis
11 5 (4.10%) Software Engineering
11 5 (4.10%) CRM
11 5 (4.10%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 61 (50.00%) SQL
2 48 (39.34%) Python
3 32 (26.23%) Java
4 22 (18.03%) C++
5 18 (14.75%) MATLAB
6 16 (13.11%) Scala
7 12 (9.84%) C
8 11 (9.02%) Ruby
9 10 (8.20%) C#
9 10 (8.20%) JavaScript
10 8 (6.56%) Perl
10 8 (6.56%) VBA
11 3 (2.46%) F#
11 3 (2.46%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.64%) PHP
12 2 (1.64%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.82%) VBScript
13 1 (0.82%) Lisp
13 1 (0.82%) Haskell
13 1 (0.82%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 35 (28.69%) Degree
2 17 (13.93%) PhD
3 2 (1.64%) MBA
4 1 (0.82%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.28%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.64%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 2 (1.64%) Puppet
1 2 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (17.21%) Oracle
1 21 (17.21%) Tableau
2 8 (6.56%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.74%) MicroStrategy
4 6 (4.92%) Talend
5 3 (2.46%) Teradata
5 3 (2.46%) IBM
5 3 (2.46%) SAP
6 2 (1.64%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.64%) Informatica
6 2 (1.64%) Omniture
6 2 (1.64%) Ab Initio
6 2 (1.64%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.64%) Datameer
7 1 (0.82%) Neolane
7 1 (0.82%) Vertica
7 1 (0.82%) Netezza
7 1 (0.82%) Portware
7 1 (0.82%) Akamai
7 1 (0.82%) Cognos
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