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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 247 262 233
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -29
Contract jobs citing R 14 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.43% 0.44% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 5
Median daily rate £313 £525 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £400 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £575 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £34.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 - £32.50
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
3228 3427 2965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 36.67% 35.04% 32.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2026 2179 1635
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 104 105
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £20.25 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 24 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing R across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

R Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 August 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 +1 6 £250 -52.38% 1
Surrey +2 4 - - 1
Berkshire +6 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £417 -
Middlesex - 1 £375 -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 25 (56.82%) SQL
2 24 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (50.00%) Analytics
4 20 (45.45%) Python
4 20 (45.45%) Statistics
5 18 (40.91%) Big Data
6 17 (38.64%) Apache Spark
7 15 (34.09%) SPSS
8 13 (29.55%) SAS
8 13 (29.55%) Visualisation
8 13 (29.55%) Machine Learning
9 12 (27.27%) Hadoop
9 12 (27.27%) Degree
10 11 (25.00%) Data Analysis
11 10 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (20.45%) Project Management
12 9 (20.45%) Data Mining
12 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
12 9 (20.45%) Regression Analysis
12 9 (20.45%) Statistical Modelling
13 8 (18.18%) Data Analytics
13 8 (18.18%) Algorithms
13 8 (18.18%) C#
13 8 (18.18%) Computer Science
13 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
13 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
14 7 (15.91%) Java
14 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
14 7 (15.91%) Data Visualisation
14 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure

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 17 (38.64%) Apache Spark
2 13 (29.55%) SAS
3 4 (9.09%) Apache Pig
3 4 (9.09%) Apache Solr
4 3 (6.82%) Apache
4 3 (6.82%) ArcGIS
5 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.27%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (34.09%) SPSS
2 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
3 5 (11.36%) MS Office
3 5 (11.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (6.82%) Stata
5 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
5 1 (2.27%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (13.64%) Azure Machine Learning
3 2 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (4.55%) PaaS
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) DNS
1 1 (2.27%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.91%) Big Data
2 12 (27.27%) Hadoop
3 9 (20.45%) Data Mining
3 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
4 7 (15.91%) Power BI
5 6 (13.64%) Apache Hive
5 6 (13.64%) Azure SQL Database
5 6 (13.64%) MySQL
6 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
7 4 (9.09%) GIS
7 4 (9.09%) HDInsight
7 4 (9.09%) NoSQL
8 3 (6.82%) QGIS
8 3 (6.82%) Text Mining
9 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (4.55%) DocumentDB
9 2 (4.55%) QlikView
9 2 (4.55%) Spatial Data
9 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (6.82%) Automotive
1 3 (6.82%) Marketing
1 3 (6.82%) Military
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Publishing
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
3 1 (2.27%) Games
3 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Data Scientist
2 12 (27.27%) Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Azure Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Data Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Machine Learning Scientist
5 4 (9.09%) Statistical Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Insight Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Big Data Developer
7 2 (4.55%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Spatial Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) SQL Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Analytics Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Development Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) Insight Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.27%) SSIS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) .NET
2 4 (9.09%) SciPy
3 3 (6.82%) JSON
3 3 (6.82%) NumPy
3 3 (6.82%) Pandas
3 3 (6.82%) scikit-learn
4 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (4.55%) CSS
4 2 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.27%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.27%) ODBC
5 1 (2.27%) OLE
5 1 (2.27%) OLE DB
5 1 (2.27%) RESTful
5 1 (2.27%) Web Services
5 1 (2.27%) XML
5 1 (2.27%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 24 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (45.45%) Statistics
3 13 (29.55%) Visualisation
4 8 (18.18%) Algorithms
4 8 (18.18%) Computer Science
5 6 (13.64%) Data Extraction
5 6 (13.64%) Mathematics
6 3 (6.82%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (6.82%) Smart Energy
6 3 (6.82%) Smart Meter
6 3 (6.82%) User Experience
7 2 (4.55%) Credit Risk
8 1 (2.27%) Economics
8 1 (2.27%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
8 1 (2.27%) Neural Network
8 1 (2.27%) Physics
8 1 (2.27%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Linux
1 4 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) MVS
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) Analytics
2 13 (29.55%) Machine Learning
3 11 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 10 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (20.45%) Project Management
5 9 (20.45%) Regression Analysis
5 9 (20.45%) Statistical Modelling
6 8 (18.18%) Data Analytics
7 7 (15.91%) Data Visualisation
8 4 (9.09%) Actionable Insight
8 4 (9.09%) Linear Regression
8 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (6.82%) Data Management
9 3 (6.82%) Operations Management
9 3 (6.82%) Predictive Analysis
9 3 (6.82%) Predictive Analytics
9 3 (6.82%) Resource Management
9 3 (6.82%) Spatial Analysis
9 3 (6.82%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 25 (56.82%) SQL
2 20 (45.45%) Python
3 8 (18.18%) C#
4 7 (15.91%) Java
5 6 (13.64%) VBA
6 5 (11.36%) C++
7 4 (9.09%) MATLAB
8 3 (6.82%) C
8 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
8 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
8 3 (6.82%) Scala
8 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
9 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.27%) Perl
10 1 (2.27%) VB
10 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Degree
2 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) PhD
4 2 (4.55%) Postgraduate
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle
2 2 (4.55%) Tableau
3 1 (2.27%) Micro Focus
3 1 (2.27%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (2.27%) NetIQ
3 1 (2.27%) VMware