The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 South East 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 241 228 244
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +16
Contract jobs citing R 9 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.093% 0.11% 0.038%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% 0.34% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate £488 £300 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.58% -24.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £250 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £350 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £363 £411
% change year-on-year
+31.03% -11.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £26.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £26.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+29.52% +110.00%
Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3102 2664 3274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.03% 31.83% 30.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1750 1328 1593
Average daily rate £335 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 213 204
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.33 £19.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
R
England

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
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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -2 7 £488 - 3
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 3
Hampshire - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (50.00%) Analytics
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (33.33%) Perl
3 4 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) Marketing
4 3 (25.00%) Electronic Design Automation
4 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
4 3 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) UML
4 3 (25.00%) Data Mining
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (16.67%) Life Science
5 2 (16.67%) Data Management
5 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 2 (16.67%) OLE
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) RDF
5 2 (16.67%) W3C
5 2 (16.67%) ETL
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) Triplestore
5 2 (16.67%) Ontologies

R
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (8.33%) Apache Pig
1 1 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LTE
1 1 (8.33%) 4G
1 1 (8.33%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (8.33%) WCDMA
1 1 (8.33%) 3G
1 1 (8.33%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (25.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (16.67%) Triplestore
2 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (16.67%) Big Data
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Hive
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) Spotfire
3 1 (8.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Games
3 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Product Owner
3 1 (8.33%) Databuild Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Business Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Business Architect
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) OLE
3 1 (8.33%) MapReduce
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (16.67%) Life Science
1 2 (16.67%) W3C
1 2 (16.67%) Ontologies
1 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
1 2 (16.67%) Semantic Web
2 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (8.33%) New Media
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Analytics
2 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) Electronic Design Automation
3 3 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 3 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 3 (25.00%) UML
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) RDF
4 2 (16.67%) ETL
4 2 (16.67%) BPMN
4 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Product Management
5 1 (8.33%) User Stories
5 1 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) Perl
2 4 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) SPARQL
5 1 (8.33%) C
5 1 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) HND
2 1 (8.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Hortonworks
2 1 (8.33%) Tableau
2 1 (8.33%) Business Objects
2 1 (8.33%) Mapinfo
2 1 (8.33%) Informatica
2 1 (8.33%) Ab Initio
2 1 (8.33%) Teradata
2 1 (8.33%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) Huawei
Surrey
The Pirbright Institute
Rate: From £36,033 to £37,534 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £175 per day
Posted: 25 days ago