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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 69 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing R 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.37% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £363 £411
% change year-on-year
+31.03% -11.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £26.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+29.52% +110.00%
Programming Languages Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
304 252 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.31% 32.64% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 104 103
Average daily rate £335 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 18 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
R
Berkshire

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 18 April 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 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Data Mining
2 3 (60.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Marketing
2 3 (60.00%) Electronic Design Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Triplestore
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) WCDMA
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) WiMAX
3 1 (20.00%) Google
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%) Ontologies
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Life Science
3 1 (20.00%) Product Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) BPMN
3 1 (20.00%) Data Integration

R
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) WCDMA
1 1 (20.00%) WiMAX
1 1 (20.00%) LTE
1 1 (20.00%) 4G
1 1 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (20.00%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (20.00%) Triplestore
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
General
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
2 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Data Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
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
1 1 (20.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Electronic Design Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analytics
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%) RDF
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SPARQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) HND
1 1 (20.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Google
1 1 (20.00%) Mapinfo
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