The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 29 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing R 12 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.23% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.05% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate £550 - -
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
Oxfordshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
149 125 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 52.46% 34.15% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 90 32
Average daily rate £425 £403 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +23.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £279 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
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 Oxford

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

R Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

R
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

R Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

R
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 12 (100.00%) Analytics
1 12 (100.00%) HPCC
2 11 (91.67%) SAS
3 10 (83.33%) C++
3 10 (83.33%) Java
3 10 (83.33%) Python
3 10 (83.33%) Big Data
4 9 (75.00%) Bash Shell
4 9 (75.00%) Linux
5 8 (66.67%) Windows
5 8 (66.67%) Perl
6 7 (58.33%) Data Analysis
7 5 (41.67%) Statistics
7 5 (41.67%) Degree
8 3 (25.00%) GridGain
8 3 (25.00%) Weka
8 3 (25.00%) MapReduce
8 3 (25.00%) Semantic Web
8 3 (25.00%) Pentaho
8 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
9 2 (16.67%) Publishing
9 2 (16.67%) Machine Learning
9 2 (16.67%) Data Analytics
9 2 (16.67%) Open Source
9 2 (16.67%) Anomaly Detection
9 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
10 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
10 1 (8.33%) Web Services
10 1 (8.33%) Shell Script

R
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 11 (91.67%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) HPCC
2 10 (83.33%) Big Data
3 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (25.00%) Pentaho
General
1 2 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Data Scientist
2 4 (33.33%) Big Data Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Statistics
2 3 (25.00%) Semantic Web
3 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Analytics
2 7 (58.33%) Data Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) MapReduce
4 2 (16.67%) Anomaly Detection
4 2 (16.67%) Data Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Machine Learning
4 2 (16.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C++
1 10 (83.33%) Java
1 10 (83.33%) Python
2 9 (75.00%) Bash Shell
3 8 (66.67%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) GridGain