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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 74 - 71
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing R 9 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.87% - 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.10% - 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate £388 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £600 £413
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - -
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
290 332 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.18% 33.77% 28.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 222 172
Average daily rate £400 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £483 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £37.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.00% +120.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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
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 30 April 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 30 April 2016, 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 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (63.64%) C#
3 7 (63.64%) .NET
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
4 6 (54.55%) T-SQL
4 6 (54.55%) Python
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) Big Data
5 5 (45.45%) Unity DI Container
5 5 (45.45%) Open Source
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (45.45%) Scala
5 5 (45.45%) Hadoop
5 5 (45.45%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (45.45%) Memory Management
5 5 (45.45%) Entity Framework
5 5 (45.45%) Castle Windsor
5 5 (45.45%) Autofac
5 5 (45.45%) Datazen
5 5 (45.45%) Power BI
5 5 (45.45%) OLE
5 5 (45.45%) OLE DB
5 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
5 5 (45.45%) XML Schema
5 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (45.45%) XML
5 5 (45.45%) ODBC
5 5 (45.45%) Windows

R
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) SPSS
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%) MySQL
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%) 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%) 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%) Microsoft 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
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
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%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
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
6 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
1 3 (27.27%) MCSD
1 3 (27.27%) MCSE
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) Remedy
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