The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank - 70 50
Contract jobs citing R 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - 0.55% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.18% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £404 £390
% change year-on-year
+11.45% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50
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 Oxfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
341 339 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 56.83% 46.89% 31.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 255 95
Median daily rate £400 £412 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.79% +26.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 5
Median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +35.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £36.85 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £63.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing R as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

R Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

R
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

R Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing R also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for R.

1 6 (100.00%) SAS
1 6 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 6 (100.00%) Analytics
1 6 (100.00%) HPCC
2 5 (83.33%) GridGain
2 5 (83.33%) Pentaho
2 5 (83.33%) Hadoop
2 5 (83.33%) Weka
2 5 (83.33%) MapReduce
3 4 (66.67%) Anomaly Detection
3 4 (66.67%) Algorithms
3 4 (66.67%) Open Source
3 4 (66.67%) Data Analytics
4 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (50.00%) Machine Learning
4 3 (50.00%) Big Data
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Python
4 3 (50.00%) C++
4 3 (50.00%) Java
5 2 (33.33%) Perl
5 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (33.33%) Statistics
5 2 (33.33%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) Data Transformation
6 1 (16.67%) spray
6 1 (16.67%) Data Acquisition

R
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) HPCC
2 5 (83.33%) Hadoop
2 5 (83.33%) Pentaho
3 3 (50.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Data Scientist
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Big Data Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C++/Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Data Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Perl Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Algorithms
2 2 (33.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Analytics
1 6 (100.00%) Data Analysis
2 5 (83.33%) MapReduce
3 4 (66.67%) Anomaly Detection
3 4 (66.67%) Data Analytics
3 4 (66.67%) Open Source
4 3 (50.00%) Machine Learning
5 1 (16.67%) Data Acquisition
5 1 (16.67%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (50.00%) C++
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) GridGain