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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 243 254 230
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -24
Contract jobs citing R 15 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.47% 0.39% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 7
Median daily rate £363 £438 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +15.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £380 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £585 £552
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £47.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - £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
3163 3347 2942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.85% 35.03% 32.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1959 2121 1600
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 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 87 97
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £22.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +6 4 £388 -11.42% 2
Surrey -8 4 - - 1
Hampshire -2 3 £250 -52.38% 1
Middlesex - 2 £375 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £417 - 2
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 27 (56.25%) SQL
2 24 (50.00%) Analytics
3 23 (47.92%) Python
4 22 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (41.67%) Big Data
6 18 (37.50%) Statistics
7 17 (35.42%) SPSS
7 17 (35.42%) Hadoop
8 15 (31.25%) Apache Spark
8 15 (31.25%) Degree
9 13 (27.08%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (27.08%) Java
9 13 (27.08%) Visualisation
10 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 12 (25.00%) SAS
10 12 (25.00%) Data Analysis
11 11 (22.92%) Computer Science
11 11 (22.92%) C#
11 11 (22.92%) C++
12 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
12 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
12 10 (20.83%) Machine Learning
13 9 (18.75%) Statistical Modelling
13 9 (18.75%) Regression Analysis
13 9 (18.75%) Algorithms
13 9 (18.75%) Project Management
14 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
14 8 (16.67%) Windows
14 8 (16.67%) Oracle
14 8 (16.67%) .NET

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 (31.25%) Apache Spark
2 12 (25.00%) SAS
3 5 (10.42%) Apache Pig
3 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
4 4 (8.33%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.08%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (35.42%) SPSS
2 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
3 5 (10.42%) MS Office
3 5 (10.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.08%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (12.50%) Azure Machine Learning
3 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (4.17%) PaaS
4 1 (2.08%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (2.08%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.08%) DNS
2 1 (2.08%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (41.67%) Big Data
2 17 (35.42%) Hadoop
3 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (14.58%) Apache Hive
4 7 (14.58%) MySQL
4 7 (14.58%) Power BI
5 6 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
5 6 (12.50%) Data Mining
5 6 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (8.33%) Datazen
7 4 (8.33%) HDInsight
7 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (4.17%) DocumentDB
9 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
9 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
9 2 (4.17%) QlikView
9 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (8.33%) Automotive
2 3 (6.25%) Marketing
2 3 (6.25%) Military
3 2 (4.17%) Finance
4 1 (2.08%) Electronics
4 1 (2.08%) Games
4 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.08%) Publishing
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) Data Scientist
2 11 (22.92%) Developer
3 10 (20.83%) Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Azure Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Consultant
6 4 (8.33%) Data Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Machine Learning Scientist
6 4 (8.33%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Insight Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Big Data Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Big Data Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Data Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Apache Spark Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Insight Consultant
9 1 (2.08%) SSIS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) .NET
2 4 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 4 (8.33%) ADO
2 4 (8.33%) ADO.NET
2 4 (8.33%) Autofac
2 4 (8.33%) Castle Windsor
2 4 (8.33%) CSS
2 4 (8.33%) Entity Framework
2 4 (8.33%) ODBC
2 4 (8.33%) OLE
2 4 (8.33%) OLE DB
2 4 (8.33%) SciPy
2 4 (8.33%) Unity DI Container
2 4 (8.33%) XML
2 4 (8.33%) XML Schema
3 3 (6.25%) JSON
3 3 (6.25%) NumPy
3 3 (6.25%) Pandas
3 3 (6.25%) scikit-learn
4 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (37.50%) Statistics
3 13 (27.08%) Visualisation
4 11 (22.92%) Computer Science
5 9 (18.75%) Algorithms
6 7 (14.58%) Mathematics
7 6 (12.50%) Data Extraction
8 4 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
9 3 (6.25%) Smart Energy
9 3 (6.25%) Smart Meter
9 3 (6.25%) User Experience
10 2 (4.17%) Credit Risk
11 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
11 1 (2.08%) Economics
11 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
11 1 (2.08%) Neural Network
11 1 (2.08%) Physics
11 1 (2.08%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Windows
2 5 (10.42%) Linux
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) MVS
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (50.00%) Analytics
2 13 (27.08%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 10 (20.83%) Machine Learning
5 9 (18.75%) Project Management
5 9 (18.75%) Regression Analysis
5 9 (18.75%) Statistical Modelling
6 8 (16.67%) Data Analytics
7 7 (14.58%) Data Visualisation
8 5 (10.42%) Data Modelling
8 5 (10.42%) Open Source
9 4 (8.33%) Actionable Insight
9 4 (8.33%) Linear Regression
9 4 (8.33%) Memory Management
9 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
10 3 (6.25%) Predictive Analysis
10 3 (6.25%) Predictive Analytics
10 3 (6.25%) Resource Management
10 3 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 27 (56.25%) SQL
2 23 (47.92%) Python
3 13 (27.08%) Java
4 11 (22.92%) C#
4 11 (22.92%) C++
5 7 (14.58%) C
5 7 (14.58%) Scala
5 7 (14.58%) VBA
6 6 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 5 (10.42%) MATLAB
8 4 (8.33%) VB.NET
9 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
9 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
10 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
10 2 (4.17%) Perl
10 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
11 1 (2.08%) VB
11 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (31.25%) Degree
2 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) PhD
4 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.17%) MCSD
5 2 (4.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 8 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (4.17%) Remedy
2 2 (4.17%) Tableau
3 1 (2.08%) Micro Focus
3 1 (2.08%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (2.08%) NetIQ
3 1 (2.08%) VMware