The table below looks at the statistics 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 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank - 76 97
Contract jobs citing R 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.29% 0.072%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.79% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £210
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £250 £400
% change year-on-year
+19.00% -37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £26.25 -
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -
R
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
259 382 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.43% 37.38% 25.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 200 122
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £203 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 11
Average hourly rate £19.00 £38.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.64% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.58 £25.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.90 £38.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Marketing
1 4 (100.00%) Electronic Design Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Statistical Modelling
1 4 (100.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Research
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Product Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Product Management
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) New Media
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Publishing
2 1 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) PhD

R
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (100.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
General
1 4 (100.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Publishing
2 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Data Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Analyst Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mining Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) New Media
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Electronic Design Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Statistical Modelling
1 4 (100.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Product Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Product Management
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PhD