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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing R 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.76% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.61% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £600 £413
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - -
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
124 139 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 46.97% 37.17% 29.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 116 49
Average daily rate £400 £398 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +32.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £30.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.33% -29.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 13 (100.00%) Analytics
1 13 (100.00%) HPCC
2 12 (92.31%) SAS
3 11 (84.62%) C++
3 11 (84.62%) Java
3 11 (84.62%) Big Data
3 11 (84.62%) Python
4 10 (76.92%) Bash Shell
4 10 (76.92%) Linux
5 9 (69.23%) Windows
5 9 (69.23%) Perl
6 8 (61.54%) Data Analysis
7 6 (46.15%) Statistics
7 6 (46.15%) Degree
8 4 (30.77%) Weka
8 4 (30.77%) MapReduce
8 4 (30.77%) Pentaho
8 4 (30.77%) Hadoop
8 4 (30.77%) GridGain
9 3 (23.08%) Anomaly Detection
9 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
9 3 (23.08%) Data Analytics
9 3 (23.08%) Open Source
9 3 (23.08%) Semantic Web
10 2 (15.38%) Publishing
10 2 (15.38%) Web Services
10 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
10 2 (15.38%) Machine Learning
10 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
11 1 (7.69%) Data Transformation

R
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 12 (92.31%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) HPCC
2 11 (84.62%) Big Data
3 4 (30.77%) Hadoop
3 4 (30.77%) Pentaho
General
1 2 (15.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Data Scientist
2 4 (30.77%) Big Data Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Data Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C++/Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Perl Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Statistics
2 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
2 3 (23.08%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Analytics
2 8 (61.54%) Data Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) MapReduce
4 3 (23.08%) Anomaly Detection
4 3 (23.08%) Data Analytics
4 3 (23.08%) Open Source
5 2 (15.38%) Machine Learning
6 1 (7.69%) Data Acquisition
6 1 (7.69%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C++
1 11 (84.62%) Java
1 11 (84.62%) Python
2 10 (76.92%) Bash Shell
3 9 (69.23%) Perl
4 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) GridGain