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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 248 221 246
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +25
Contract jobs citing R 33 39 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.39% 0.075%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.01% 1.20% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 2
Average daily rate £443 £600 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.25% +23.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £450 £478
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £710 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £600 £413
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - -
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
3266 3240 2987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.91% 32.54% 31.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2120 1936 1701
Average daily rate £400 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £496 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 114 105
Average hourly rate £38.00 £39.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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
Berkshire +18 15 £400 -46.66% 1
Buckinghamshire - 11 £455 -
Hampshire -12 2 £250 -58.33% 4
Surrey -28 2 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 2 £550 - 7
East Sussex - 1 £420 -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 31 (57.41%) Analytics
2 29 (53.70%) Python
3 26 (48.15%) Big Data
4 23 (42.59%) Java
5 22 (40.74%) C++
5 22 (40.74%) SAS
6 21 (38.89%) SQL
7 19 (35.19%) Statistics
8 18 (33.33%) Windows
9 17 (31.48%) SPSS
9 17 (31.48%) Degree
9 17 (31.48%) Hadoop
9 17 (31.48%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (31.48%) HPCC
10 15 (27.78%) Linux
11 13 (24.07%) Data Analysis
11 13 (24.07%) Bash Shell
12 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (20.37%) Perl
12 11 (20.37%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (18.52%) Data Analytics
14 9 (16.67%) Machine Learning
14 9 (16.67%) Open Source
14 9 (16.67%) Regression Analysis
14 9 (16.67%) Algorithms
14 9 (16.67%) Project Management
14 9 (16.67%) C#
15 8 (14.81%) VBA
15 8 (14.81%) .NET
15 8 (14.81%) MySQL

R
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 22 (40.74%) SAS
2 8 (14.81%) Apache Spark
3 5 (9.26%) Apache Pig
3 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (31.48%) SPSS
2 8 (14.81%) MS Excel
3 5 (9.26%) Weka
4 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (11.11%) Azure Machine Learning
3 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.70%) PaaS
5 1 (1.85%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.85%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) Kerberos
2 2 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (1.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (48.15%) Big Data
2 17 (31.48%) Hadoop
2 17 (31.48%) HPCC
3 8 (14.81%) MySQL
4 7 (12.96%) Power BI
4 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
5 6 (11.11%) Apache Hive
5 6 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
5 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (9.26%) Datazen
6 5 (9.26%) Pentaho
6 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (7.41%) Data Mining
7 4 (7.41%) HDInsight
7 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
8 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
8 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.85%) HBase
General
1 4 (7.41%) Automotive
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Military
3 2 (3.70%) Billing
3 2 (3.70%) Games
3 2 (3.70%) Publishing
4 1 (1.85%) Electronics
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (53.70%) Data Scientist
2 15 (27.78%) Developer
3 6 (11.11%) Analyst
3 6 (11.11%) Azure Developer
4 5 (9.26%) Big Data Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Data Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) SQL Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Data Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Big Data Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Technical Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Technical Support
8 1 (1.85%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Insight Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) .NET
2 5 (9.26%) .NET Framework
2 5 (9.26%) ADO
2 5 (9.26%) ADO.NET
2 5 (9.26%) Autofac
2 5 (9.26%) Castle Windsor
2 5 (9.26%) Entity Framework
2 5 (9.26%) ODBC
2 5 (9.26%) OLE
2 5 (9.26%) OLE DB
2 5 (9.26%) Unity DI Container
2 5 (9.26%) XML
2 5 (9.26%) XML Schema
3 4 (7.41%) CSS
4 3 (5.56%) SciPy
5 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.70%) NumPy
5 2 (3.70%) Pandas
5 2 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.19%) Statistics
2 17 (31.48%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (16.67%) Algorithms
4 8 (14.81%) Computer Science
5 7 (12.96%) Visualisation
6 6 (11.11%) Data Extraction
7 5 (9.26%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (7.41%) Mathematics
9 3 (5.56%) Semantic Web
9 3 (5.56%) User Experience
10 2 (3.70%) Artificial Intelligence
10 2 (3.70%) Smart Energy
11 1 (1.85%) Digital Media
11 1 (1.85%) Economics
11 1 (1.85%) Kinect
11 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
11 1 (1.85%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.33%) Windows
2 15 (27.78%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) MVS
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (57.41%) Analytics
2 13 (24.07%) Data Analysis
3 11 (20.37%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (18.52%) Data Analytics
5 9 (16.67%) Machine Learning
5 9 (16.67%) Open Source
5 9 (16.67%) Project Management
5 9 (16.67%) Regression Analysis
6 6 (11.11%) Statistical Modelling
7 5 (9.26%) Data Modelling
7 5 (9.26%) MapReduce
7 5 (9.26%) Memory Management
8 4 (7.41%) Anomaly Detection
8 4 (7.41%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.41%) Statistical Analysis
9 3 (5.56%) Data Management
9 3 (5.56%) Operations Management
9 3 (5.56%) Resource Management
10 2 (3.70%) Predictive Analytics
10 2 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (53.70%) Python
2 23 (42.59%) Java
3 22 (40.74%) C++
4 21 (38.89%) SQL
5 13 (24.07%) Bash Shell
6 11 (20.37%) Perl
7 9 (16.67%) C#
8 8 (14.81%) VBA
9 7 (12.96%) C
9 7 (12.96%) Scala
9 7 (12.96%) T-SQL
10 5 (9.26%) VB.NET
11 3 (5.56%) MATLAB
12 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
12 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
12 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.85%) IronPython
13 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (31.48%) Degree
2 8 (14.81%) SC Cleared
2 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) MCSD
3 3 (5.56%) MCSE
3 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.70%) PhD
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) GridGain
2 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) Oracle
3 3 (5.56%) Remedy
4 1 (1.85%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.85%) Tableau
4 1 (1.85%) VMware
Reading
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £400 - 4k per day
Posted: 21 days ago