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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 236 251 230
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -21
Contract jobs citing R 27 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.86% 0.56% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 6
Median daily rate £435 £444 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.97% +17.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £385 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £593 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £525 £390
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +34.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
R
England

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
3128 3223 2988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.15% 34.24% 32.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1936 2011 1643
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 £300 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 85 102
Median hourly rate £42.00 £39.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.32% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £22.50 £19.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £54.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.45 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +4.02%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing R as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +6 10 £525 +20.00% 1
Buckinghamshire - 9 £448 -
Surrey -3 4 - -
Hampshire +4 3 £250 -44.44% 1
Middlesex - 1 - -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 South East region with a requirement for R.

1 32 (57.14%) Analytics
2 29 (51.79%) Python
3 25 (44.64%) Big Data
4 24 (42.86%) SQL
5 22 (39.29%) Statistics
6 20 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (35.71%) Hadoop
7 19 (33.93%) SAS
8 18 (32.14%) Java
9 17 (30.36%) C++
9 17 (30.36%) Degree
10 16 (28.57%) Data Analysis
11 15 (26.79%) SPSS
12 14 (25.00%) Apache Spark
13 13 (23.21%) HPCC
13 13 (23.21%) Windows
14 12 (21.43%) SQL Server
14 12 (21.43%) Data Analytics
14 12 (21.43%) Visualisation
15 11 (19.64%) Machine Learning
15 11 (19.64%) Algorithms
15 11 (19.64%) C#
15 11 (19.64%) Linux
15 11 (19.64%) Business Intelligence
16 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
16 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
17 9 (16.07%) Bash Shell
17 9 (16.07%) Regression Analysis
17 9 (16.07%) Statistical Modelling
17 9 (16.07%) Project Management

R
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 19 (33.93%) SAS
2 14 (25.00%) Apache Spark
3 5 (8.93%) Apache Pig
3 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
4 4 (7.14%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (26.79%) SPSS
2 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
3 5 (8.93%) MS Office
3 5 (8.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (8.93%) Weka
4 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.71%) Azure Machine Learning
3 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.57%) PaaS
5 1 (1.79%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.79%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.79%) DNS
2 1 (1.79%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (44.64%) Big Data
2 20 (35.71%) Hadoop
3 13 (23.21%) HPCC
4 12 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 7 (12.50%) MySQL
5 7 (12.50%) Power BI
6 6 (10.71%) Apache Hive
6 6 (10.71%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (8.93%) Data Mining
7 5 (8.93%) Pentaho
7 5 (8.93%) Relational Database
7 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (7.14%) Datazen
8 4 (7.14%) HDInsight
8 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (3.57%) DocumentDB
10 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
10 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (7.14%) Automotive
2 3 (5.36%) Military
3 2 (3.57%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Publishing
4 1 (1.79%) Electronics
4 1 (1.79%) Games
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (46.43%) Data Scientist
2 13 (23.21%) Developer
3 10 (17.86%) Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Azure Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) Big Data Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Data Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Data Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) SQL Developer
7 3 (5.36%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Insight Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Big Data Developer
8 2 (3.57%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Support Engineer
9 1 (1.79%) Insight Consultant
9 1 (1.79%) SQL Server BI Developer
9 1 (1.79%) SSIS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) .NET
2 4 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 4 (7.14%) ADO
2 4 (7.14%) ADO.NET
2 4 (7.14%) Autofac
2 4 (7.14%) Castle Windsor
2 4 (7.14%) CSS
2 4 (7.14%) Entity Framework
2 4 (7.14%) ODBC
2 4 (7.14%) OLE
2 4 (7.14%) OLE DB
2 4 (7.14%) SciPy
2 4 (7.14%) Unity DI Container
2 4 (7.14%) XML
2 4 (7.14%) XML Schema
3 3 (5.36%) NumPy
3 3 (5.36%) Pandas
3 3 (5.36%) scikit-learn
4 2 (3.57%) JSON
4 2 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (39.29%) Statistics
2 20 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (21.43%) Visualisation
4 11 (19.64%) Algorithms
5 9 (16.07%) Computer Science
6 6 (10.71%) Data Extraction
7 5 (8.93%) Mathematics
8 4 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (5.36%) Artificial Intelligence
9 3 (5.36%) Smart Energy
9 3 (5.36%) Smart Meter
9 3 (5.36%) User Experience
10 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
10 1 (1.79%) Economics
10 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
10 1 (1.79%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) Windows
2 11 (19.64%) Linux
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) MVS
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (57.14%) Analytics
2 16 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 12 (21.43%) Data Analytics
4 11 (19.64%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (19.64%) Machine Learning
5 9 (16.07%) Project Management
5 9 (16.07%) Regression Analysis
5 9 (16.07%) Statistical Modelling
6 8 (14.29%) Open Source
7 7 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
8 6 (10.71%) MapReduce
9 4 (7.14%) Anomaly Detection
9 4 (7.14%) Data Modelling
9 4 (7.14%) Memory Management
9 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (5.36%) Data Management
10 3 (5.36%) Linear Regression
10 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
10 3 (5.36%) Predictive Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (51.79%) Python
2 24 (42.86%) SQL
3 18 (32.14%) Java
4 17 (30.36%) C++
5 11 (19.64%) C#
6 9 (16.07%) Bash Shell
7 7 (12.50%) C
7 7 (12.50%) Perl
7 7 (12.50%) VBA
8 6 (10.71%) Scala
8 6 (10.71%) T-SQL
9 4 (7.14%) VB.NET
10 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
10 3 (5.36%) MATLAB
10 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
10 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.79%) IronPython
11 1 (1.79%) VB
11 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (30.36%) Degree
2 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.36%) PhD
4 2 (3.57%) MCSD
4 2 (3.57%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) GridGain
2 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 8 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (3.57%) Remedy
3 1 (1.79%) Micro Focus
3 1 (1.79%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (1.79%) NetIQ
3 1 (1.79%) Tableau
3 1 (1.79%) VMware