The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank - 23 -
Contract jobs citing R 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - 1.08% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £400 £285
% change year-on-year
+37.50% +40.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.63 - £42.50
R
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Programming Languages Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
60 71 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 40.54% 38.17% 18.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 48 13
Average daily rate £350 £375 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -19.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £281 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 8
Average hourly rate £44.00 £45.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.29% +7.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing R across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

R Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

R
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing R across the Middlesex region.

R Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

R
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) PhD
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Data Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms

R
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Data Scientist
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning Scientist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Data Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) PhD