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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 245 226 241
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +15
Contract jobs citing R 25 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.26% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.80% 0.78% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 4
Median daily rate £455 £625 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.20% +22.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £470 £483
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £750 £520
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
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
3115 3078 2957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.17% 33.46% 32.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1983 1902 1649
Median daily rate £400 £355 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 82 105
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £22.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.67 £47.79 £52.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +4 11 £475 -36.66%
Buckinghamshire - 10 £460 -
Hampshire -5 1 - - 5
Surrey -24 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £420 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 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 South East region with a requirement for R.

1 31 (56.36%) Python
1 31 (56.36%) Analytics
2 29 (52.73%) Big Data
3 24 (43.64%) SAS
4 23 (41.82%) Java
5 22 (40.00%) C++
5 22 (40.00%) Statistics
6 19 (34.55%) SQL
7 18 (32.73%) Degree
7 18 (32.73%) Hadoop
8 17 (30.91%) Windows
8 17 (30.91%) HPCC
9 16 (29.09%) SPSS
9 16 (29.09%) Data Analysis
10 15 (27.27%) Linux
10 15 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (23.64%) Bash Shell
12 12 (21.82%) Machine Learning
12 12 (21.82%) Algorithms
13 11 (20.00%) Apache Spark
13 11 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (20.00%) Perl
13 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (18.18%) Data Analytics
15 9 (16.36%) Visualisation
15 9 (16.36%) Regression Analysis
15 9 (16.36%) Open Source
15 9 (16.36%) Computer Science
15 9 (16.36%) C#
15 9 (16.36%) 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 24 (43.64%) SAS
2 11 (20.00%) Apache Spark
3 6 (10.91%) Apache Pig
3 6 (10.91%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.82%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (29.09%) SPSS
2 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
3 5 (9.09%) Weka
4 1 (1.82%) MS Office
4 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.91%) Azure Machine Learning
3 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.64%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.64%) PaaS
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.82%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (52.73%) Big Data
2 18 (32.73%) Hadoop
3 17 (30.91%) HPCC
4 7 (12.73%) Apache Hive
4 7 (12.73%) MySQL
4 7 (12.73%) Power BI
4 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
5 6 (10.91%) Azure SQL Database
5 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (9.09%) Datazen
6 5 (9.09%) Pentaho
6 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (7.27%) HDInsight
7 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (5.45%) Data Mining
9 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
9 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
9 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.82%) HBase
General
1 4 (7.27%) Automotive
2 3 (5.45%) Military
2 3 (5.45%) Publishing
3 2 (3.64%) Finance
4 1 (1.82%) Electronics
4 1 (1.82%) Games
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (54.55%) Data Scientist
2 15 (27.27%) Developer
3 6 (10.91%) Azure Developer
4 5 (9.09%) Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) Big Data Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Data Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Consultant
5 4 (7.27%) Machine Learning Scientist
6 3 (5.45%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Big Data Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Technical Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Technical Support
8 1 (1.82%) Development Consultant
8 1 (1.82%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) .NET
2 5 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 5 (9.09%) ADO
2 5 (9.09%) ADO.NET
2 5 (9.09%) Autofac
2 5 (9.09%) Castle Windsor
2 5 (9.09%) Entity Framework
2 5 (9.09%) ODBC
2 5 (9.09%) OLE
2 5 (9.09%) OLE DB
2 5 (9.09%) SciPy
2 5 (9.09%) Unity DI Container
2 5 (9.09%) XML
2 5 (9.09%) XML Schema
3 4 (7.27%) CSS
3 4 (7.27%) NumPy
3 4 (7.27%) Pandas
3 4 (7.27%) scikit-learn
4 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (40.00%) Statistics
2 15 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (21.82%) Algorithms
4 9 (16.36%) Computer Science
4 9 (16.36%) Visualisation
5 6 (10.91%) Data Extraction
5 6 (10.91%) Mathematics
6 5 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (7.27%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (7.27%) Smart Energy
8 3 (5.45%) Semantic Web
8 3 (5.45%) User Experience
9 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.82%) Economics
9 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.91%) Windows
2 15 (27.27%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) MVS
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (56.36%) Analytics
2 16 (29.09%) Data Analysis
3 12 (21.82%) Machine Learning
4 11 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (18.18%) Data Analytics
6 9 (16.36%) Open Source
6 9 (16.36%) Project Management
6 9 (16.36%) Regression Analysis
7 6 (10.91%) MapReduce
8 5 (9.09%) Data Modelling
8 5 (9.09%) Memory Management
8 5 (9.09%) Statistical Modelling
9 4 (7.27%) Anomaly Detection
9 4 (7.27%) Data Visualisation
9 4 (7.27%) Linear Regression
9 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
9 4 (7.27%) Predictive Analysis
9 4 (7.27%) Predictive Analytics
10 3 (5.45%) Operations Management
10 3 (5.45%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (56.36%) Python
2 23 (41.82%) Java
3 22 (40.00%) C++
4 19 (34.55%) SQL
5 13 (23.64%) Bash Shell
6 11 (20.00%) Perl
7 9 (16.36%) C#
8 7 (12.73%) C
8 7 (12.73%) Scala
8 7 (12.73%) T-SQL
8 7 (12.73%) VBA
9 5 (9.09%) VB.NET
10 3 (5.45%) MATLAB
10 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
11 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
11 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.82%) IronPython
12 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (32.73%) Degree
2 8 (14.55%) SC Cleared
2 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.27%) PhD
4 3 (5.45%) MCSD
4 3 (5.45%) MCSE
4 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) GridGain
2 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle
3 3 (5.45%) Remedy
4 1 (1.82%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.82%) Tableau
4 1 (1.82%) VMware