The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 73 - 71
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing R 5 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.55% - 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.85% - 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £450 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £600 £475
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
R
Berkshire

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
271 288 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.98% 32.00% 28.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 191 148
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £45.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +164.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.09%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing R as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing R across the Reading region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

R Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

R
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

R Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Reading region with a requirement for R.

1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (63.64%) .NET
3 7 (63.64%) C#
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) Python
4 6 (54.55%) SharePoint
4 6 (54.55%) T-SQL
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (54.55%) Big Data
5 5 (45.45%) Entity Framework
5 5 (45.45%) Castle Windsor
5 5 (45.45%) Autofac
5 5 (45.45%) Open Source
5 5 (45.45%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (45.45%) Memory Management
5 5 (45.45%) Unity DI Container
5 5 (45.45%) Datazen
5 5 (45.45%) Power BI
5 5 (45.45%) Scala
5 5 (45.45%) Hadoop
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
5 5 (45.45%) ADO
5 5 (45.45%) ADO.NET
5 5 (45.45%) C
5 5 (45.45%) XML
5 5 (45.45%) ODBC
5 5 (45.45%) VB.NET

R
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 (54.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (36.36%) Azure Machine Learning
3 2 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Big Data
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (45.45%) Datazen
2 5 (45.45%) Hadoop
2 5 (45.45%) Power BI
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (36.36%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (18.18%) HDInsight
5 1 (9.09%) Apache Hive
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (9.09%) PowerPivot
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (27.27%) Automotive
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Publishing
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Azure Developer
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Big Data Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Data Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Escalation Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Insight Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Power BI Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server BI Developer
5 1 (9.09%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
2 5 (45.45%) ADO
2 5 (45.45%) ADO.NET
2 5 (45.45%) Autofac
2 5 (45.45%) Castle Windsor
2 5 (45.45%) Entity Framework
2 5 (45.45%) ODBC
2 5 (45.45%) OLE
2 5 (45.45%) OLE DB
2 5 (45.45%) Unity DI Container
2 5 (45.45%) XML
2 5 (45.45%) XML Schema
3 4 (36.36%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (18.18%) JSON
4 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Memory Management
1 5 (45.45%) Open Source
2 4 (36.36%) Analytics
2 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
2 4 (36.36%) Machine Learning
2 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
3 3 (27.27%) Data Analytics
3 3 (27.27%) Operations Management
4 2 (18.18%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) Web Development
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) C#
3 6 (54.55%) Python
3 6 (54.55%) T-SQL
4 5 (45.45%) C
4 5 (45.45%) C++
4 5 (45.45%) Java
4 5 (45.45%) Scala
4 5 (45.45%) VB.NET
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
1 3 (27.27%) MCSD
1 3 (27.27%) MCSE
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) Remedy