The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 235 228 233
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing R 19 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.62% 0.41% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 7
Average daily rate
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£588 £510 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.13% +104.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £483 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £520 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £488 £363
% change year-on-year
+23.01% +34.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - £34.13
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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 South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3082 2913 2698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.03% 32.53% 33.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1883 1642 1365
Average daily rate £350 £338 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 107 201
Average hourly rate £39.75 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.59 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

R Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

R
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

R Daily Rate Trend in the South East

R
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing R across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

R Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

R
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

R Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

R
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +14 13 £450 -13.46% 2
Berkshire -11 3 £750 +53.76% 3
Hampshire - 3 £463 - 3
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 23 (67.65%) Analytics
2 21 (61.76%) Hadoop
3 18 (52.94%) Python
4 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (41.18%) Retail
6 13 (38.24%) ETL
6 13 (38.24%) SAS
7 12 (35.29%) MATLAB
7 12 (35.29%) SQL
8 11 (32.35%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (29.41%) Open Source
10 9 (26.47%) Visualisation
11 7 (20.59%) Social Media
11 7 (20.59%) Data Modelling
12 6 (17.65%) SPSS
12 6 (17.65%) Data Analytics
12 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (14.71%) Customer Insight
13 5 (14.71%) Natural Language Processing
13 5 (14.71%) Netezza
13 5 (14.71%) Statistics
13 5 (14.71%) Finance
13 5 (14.71%) Oracle
14 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
14 4 (11.76%) C#
14 4 (11.76%) CHAID
14 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
14 4 (11.76%) Data Mining
14 4 (11.76%) Games
14 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 13 (38.24%) SAS
2 4 (11.76%) Apache Pig
3 2 (5.88%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) SPSS
2 2 (5.88%) PowerPivot
3 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (61.76%) Hadoop
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) Data Mining
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (11.76%) Big Data
2 4 (11.76%) Apache Hive
2 4 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (8.82%) QlikView
3 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.88%) DB2
4 2 (5.88%) OLAP
4 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.88%) Spotfire
4 2 (5.88%) HBase
General
1 14 (41.18%) Retail
2 5 (14.71%) Finance
3 4 (11.76%) Games
3 4 (11.76%) Online Betting
4 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.94%) Marketing
5 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Data Scientist
2 11 (32.35%) Analyst
3 10 (29.41%) Data Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Team Leader
6 4 (11.76%) Customer Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Insight Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Customer Insight Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Insight Data Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) SAS Programmer
7 2 (5.88%) Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Data Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Programmer
7 2 (5.88%) Big Data Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Statistical Programmer
8 1 (2.94%) Development DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (5.88%) Web Services
2 2 (5.88%) XML
2 2 (5.88%) XML Schema
2 2 (5.88%) MDX
2 2 (5.88%) D3.js
2 2 (5.88%) Raphaël
2 2 (5.88%) MLlib
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Open Source
2 9 (26.47%) Visualisation
3 7 (20.59%) Social Media
4 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (14.71%) Statistics
6 4 (11.76%) Data Extraction
7 3 (8.82%) Algorithms
7 3 (8.82%) Oracle Exalytics
7 3 (8.82%) Data Integration
8 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
8 2 (5.88%) Physics
9 1 (2.94%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) Analytics
2 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (38.24%) ETL
4 11 (32.35%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (20.59%) Data Modelling
6 6 (17.65%) Data Analytics
7 5 (14.71%) Customer Insight
8 4 (11.76%) CHAID
8 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
8 4 (11.76%) Data Architecture
8 4 (11.76%) Statistical Modelling
8 4 (11.76%) Customer Analytics
8 4 (11.76%) Propensity Modelling
8 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (8.82%) Data Reconciliation
9 3 (8.82%) Data Governance
9 3 (8.82%) Data Migration
9 3 (8.82%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (8.82%) Scrum
9 3 (8.82%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) Python
2 12 (35.29%) MATLAB
2 12 (35.29%) SQL
3 4 (11.76%) C#
4 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.88%) Perl
5 2 (5.88%) Java
5 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) PhD
2 2 (5.88%) ISEB
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.88%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) CDISC
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Netezza
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) Ab Initio
2 3 (8.82%) Informatica
2 3 (8.82%) Business Objects
3 2 (5.88%) Google
3 2 (5.88%) Teradata
3 2 (5.88%) Greenplum
3 2 (5.88%) Vertica
3 2 (5.88%) Tableau
4 1 (2.94%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.94%) MapR
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft