The first table below looks at the demand for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 23 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 Reading 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 66 75 77
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing R 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.39% 0.64% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £210
UK excluding London average daily rate £460 £354 £400
% change year-on-year
+30.03% -11.56%
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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
254 314 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.54% 32.27% 24.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 138 128
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £214 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 7
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.07 £20.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £30.95 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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R
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

R Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

R
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

R Daily Rate Trend in Reading

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Analytics
2 4 (80.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Data Mining
2 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (80.00%) Marketing
2 4 (80.00%) Electronic Design Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Publishing
3 1 (20.00%) Games
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) PhD
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Triplestore
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Statistics
3 1 (20.00%) Operations Research
3 1 (20.00%) RDF
3 1 (20.00%) W3C
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Ontologies
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics

R
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (80.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) Triplestore
General
1 4 (80.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
2 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Data Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Analyst Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mining Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Ontologist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) W3C
1 1 (20.00%) Statistics
1 1 (20.00%) Ontologies
1 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Life Science
1 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (20.00%) Semantic Web
1 1 (20.00%) New Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Analytics
2 4 (80.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 4 (80.00%) Electronic Design Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) RDF
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Operations Research
3 1 (20.00%) Product Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) BPMN
3 1 (20.00%) Product Management
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SPARQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PhD