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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 235 249 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing R 22 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.11% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.76% 0.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 0
Average daily rate £550 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £400 £280
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 - £42.50
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
2899 3181 2737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.88% 33.59% 32.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1869 1787 1437
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 117 127
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the South East region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Oxfordshire - 16 £550 - 1
Berkshire - 3 £475 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 £325 -
Surrey -6 1 £300 -25.00% 4
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 34 (68.00%) SAS
2 22 (44.00%) Java
2 22 (44.00%) SQL
3 21 (42.00%) Analytics
4 20 (40.00%) Python
5 19 (38.00%) Big Data
6 16 (32.00%) C++
6 16 (32.00%) HPCC
7 15 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (28.00%) BusinessObjects
9 13 (26.00%) Data Analysis
10 12 (24.00%) Hadoop
10 12 (24.00%) Bash Shell
10 12 (24.00%) SAS Certification
10 12 (24.00%) Windows
11 11 (22.00%) Linux
11 11 (22.00%) Degree
12 10 (20.00%) Statistics
12 10 (20.00%) Perl
12 10 (20.00%) Oracle
13 9 (18.00%) SPSS
14 7 (14.00%) Finance
14 7 (14.00%) Base SAS
15 6 (12.00%) Machine Learning
15 6 (12.00%) Algorithms
16 5 (10.00%) Kerberos
16 5 (10.00%) Data Modelling
16 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 4 (8.00%) Data Analytics
17 4 (8.00%) GridGain

R
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 34 (68.00%) SAS
2 4 (8.00%) Apache Spark
3 3 (6.00%) Apache
3 3 (6.00%) Apache Pig
4 2 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) SPSS
2 4 (8.00%) Weka
3 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) Kerberos
2 4 (8.00%) HTTP
2 4 (8.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.00%) Big Data
2 16 (32.00%) HPCC
3 15 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (28.00%) BusinessObjects
5 12 (24.00%) Hadoop
6 7 (14.00%) Base SAS
7 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (8.00%) Pentaho
9 3 (6.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (6.00%) Apache Hive
9 3 (6.00%) Data Mining
10 2 (4.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 1 (2.00%) Datazen
11 1 (2.00%) Mahout
11 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
11 1 (2.00%) MySQL
11 1 (2.00%) Spotfire
11 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
11 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Billing
2 2 (4.00%) Games
2 2 (4.00%) Publishing
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (40.00%) Data Scientist
1 20 (40.00%) Developer
2 13 (26.00%) SAS Developer
3 10 (20.00%) Analyst
4 8 (16.00%) Programmer
5 7 (14.00%) SAS Programmer
6 6 (12.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Big Data Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Data Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Data Programmer
9 2 (4.00%) Architect
9 2 (4.00%) Business Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Cassandra Architect
9 2 (4.00%) Cassandra Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Data Architect
9 2 (4.00%) Hadoop Architect
9 2 (4.00%) Machine Learning Scientist
9 2 (4.00%) SOA Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) Java EE
1 4 (8.00%) OAuth2
1 4 (8.00%) OpenID
1 4 (8.00%) REST
1 4 (8.00%) SOAP
2 2 (4.00%) J2EE
3 1 (2.00%) ADO
3 1 (2.00%) ADO.NET
3 1 (2.00%) Autofac
3 1 (2.00%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (2.00%) CSS
3 1 (2.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.00%) NumPy
3 1 (2.00%) ODBC
3 1 (2.00%) Pandas
3 1 (2.00%) scikit-learn
3 1 (2.00%) SciPy
3 1 (2.00%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (2.00%) Web Services
3 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Statistics
2 6 (12.00%) Algorithms
3 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.00%) Semantic Web
4 3 (6.00%) Smart Meter
5 2 (4.00%) Internet of Things
5 2 (4.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.00%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (2.00%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (2.00%) Kinect
6 1 (2.00%) Smart Energy
6 1 (2.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.00%) Windows
2 11 (22.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) Analytics
2 13 (26.00%) Data Analysis
3 6 (12.00%) Machine Learning
4 5 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (8.00%) Data Analytics
5 4 (8.00%) EAI
5 4 (8.00%) Identity Management
5 4 (8.00%) MapReduce
5 4 (8.00%) Open Source
5 4 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (8.00%) SOA
6 3 (6.00%) Anomaly Detection
6 3 (6.00%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (6.00%) Physical Data Model
6 3 (6.00%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (6.00%) Statistical Modelling
7 2 (4.00%) Data Visualisation
8 1 (2.00%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.00%) Java
1 22 (44.00%) SQL
2 20 (40.00%) Python
3 16 (32.00%) C++
4 12 (24.00%) Bash Shell
5 10 (20.00%) Perl
6 2 (4.00%) MATLAB
6 2 (4.00%) Ruby
7 1 (2.00%) C
7 1 (2.00%) C#
7 1 (2.00%) IronPython
7 1 (2.00%) Scala
7 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) SAS Certification
2 11 (22.00%) Degree
3 2 (4.00%) PhD
4 1 (2.00%) MCSD
4 1 (2.00%) MCSE
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) GridGain
2 1 (2.00%) HDFS
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.00%) Remedy
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