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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 212 251 257
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +6
Contract jobs citing R 30 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.19% 0.040%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.15% 0.56% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 1
Median daily rate £175 £500 £322
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% +55.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £500 £388
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £140.00 £16.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+761.53% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 -
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -
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
2616 3239 3237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.81% 34.23% 32.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1520 1980 1894
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £276 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 154 108
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% -2.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.86 £15.78 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Hampshire +29 11 £145 -71.00%
Buckinghamshire - 7 £375 - 1
West Sussex - 4 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £475 - 2
Berkshire -3 2 £290 -1.69% 7
East Sussex - 2 £145 -
Surrey +14 1 - - 1
Middlesex -4 1 - -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 (71.11%) Python
2 20 (44.44%) Statistics
2 20 (44.44%) Degree
2 20 (44.44%) Big Data
3 19 (42.22%) Hadoop
4 18 (40.00%) SQL
4 18 (40.00%) Analytics
5 17 (37.78%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (37.78%) Machine Learning
6 15 (33.33%) SAS
7 11 (24.44%) Mathematics
8 10 (22.22%) Apache Spark
8 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (22.22%) Java
9 9 (20.00%) Data Mining
9 9 (20.00%) Computer Science
9 9 (20.00%) Relational Database
10 8 (17.78%) C++
10 8 (17.78%) Postgraduate
10 8 (17.78%) Stata
11 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
11 7 (15.56%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (15.56%) Data Analysis
11 7 (15.56%) Scala
12 6 (13.33%) NoSQL
12 6 (13.33%) RDBMS
13 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
13 5 (11.11%) MS Office
13 5 (11.11%) GIS

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 15 (33.33%) SAS
2 10 (22.22%) Apache Spark
3 5 (11.11%) ArcGIS
4 4 (8.89%) Apache
4 4 (8.89%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.22%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.22%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Stata
2 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.11%) MS Office
3 4 (8.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (8.89%) SPSS
4 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (44.44%) Big Data
2 19 (42.22%) Hadoop
3 9 (20.00%) Data Mining
3 9 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 7 (15.56%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
5 6 (13.33%) NoSQL
5 6 (13.33%) RDBMS
6 5 (11.11%) GIS
6 5 (11.11%) QGIS
6 5 (11.11%) Text Mining
7 4 (8.89%) Apache Hive
8 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (6.67%) HBase
8 3 (6.67%) Spatial Data
9 2 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
9 2 (4.44%) MySQL
10 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (4.44%) Banking
1 2 (4.44%) Marketing
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Publishing
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Analyst
2 11 (24.44%) Data Scientist
3 10 (22.22%) Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Data Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) Statistical Analyst
5 7 (15.56%) Python Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Spatial Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Administrator
7 3 (6.67%) Big Data Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Cloud Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Data Modeller
7 3 (6.67%) Insight Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Machine Learning Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Scala Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Big Data Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Cloud Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Data Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Hadoop Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Statistical Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) Pandas
1 5 (11.11%) scikit-learn
2 4 (8.89%) Keras
2 4 (8.89%) Theano
2 4 (8.89%) Torch
2 4 (8.89%) XGBoost
3 3 (6.67%) Django
3 3 (6.67%) Flash
3 3 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (4.44%) Node.js
5 1 (2.22%) .NET
5 1 (2.22%) Cascading
5 1 (2.22%) JSON
5 1 (2.22%) NumPy
5 1 (2.22%) OAuth2
5 1 (2.22%) REST
5 1 (2.22%) RESTful
5 1 (2.22%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 20 (44.44%) Statistics
2 17 (37.78%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (24.44%) Mathematics
4 9 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
5 5 (11.11%) Visualisation
6 3 (6.67%) Algorithms
6 3 (6.67%) Smart Meter
7 2 (4.44%) Credit Risk
7 2 (4.44%) Physics
8 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
8 1 (2.22%) Neural Network
8 1 (2.22%) Smart Energy
8 1 (2.22%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) MVS
2 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Analytics
2 17 (37.78%) Machine Learning
3 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (15.56%) Data Analysis
5 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (11.11%) Predictive Modelling
5 5 (11.11%) Quantitative Analysis
5 5 (11.11%) Spatial Analysis
6 4 (8.89%) Actionable Insight
6 4 (8.89%) Data Analytics
6 4 (8.89%) Data Modelling
6 4 (8.89%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (8.89%) Deep Learning
6 4 (8.89%) Statistical Modelling
7 3 (6.67%) Data Ingestion
7 3 (6.67%) Web Application Development
8 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.44%) DevOps
8 2 (4.44%) Linear Regression
8 2 (4.44%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 32 (71.11%) Python
2 18 (40.00%) SQL
3 10 (22.22%) Java
4 8 (17.78%) C++
5 7 (15.56%) Scala
6 4 (8.89%) MATLAB
7 3 (6.67%) C#
8 1 (2.22%) C
8 1 (2.22%) SAS Macro
8 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (44.44%) Degree
2 8 (17.78%) Postgraduate
3 2 (4.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Cloudera
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) Splunk
3 2 (4.44%) Tableau
4 1 (2.22%) DataFlux
4 1 (2.22%) Hortonworks
4 1 (2.22%) VMware
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