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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
R
England / South East
Rank 206 238 246
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +8
Contract jobs citing R 33 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.29% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.29% 0.85% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 13
Median daily rate £369 £525 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.76% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £343 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £550 £420
% change year-on-year
-38.63% +30.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -

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
2555 2947 3249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.38% 33.68% 34.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1583 1945 1809
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 £290 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 112 122
Median hourly rate £42.00 £44.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £15.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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
West Sussex - 15 £550 -
East Sussex - 6 £403 - 1
Hampshire - 6 £145 - 2
Surrey +19 4 £550 - 3
Berkshire +17 2 £275 -31.25% 2
Oxfordshire -14 2 £475 -13.63% 3
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 42 (75.00%) Python
2 26 (46.43%) Hadoop
3 24 (42.86%) SQL
4 20 (35.71%) SAS
4 20 (35.71%) Big Data
4 20 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (32.14%) Mathematics
6 16 (28.57%) Analytics
7 15 (26.79%) Statistics
8 14 (25.00%) Degree
8 14 (25.00%) Machine Learning
9 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
10 12 (21.43%) Java
10 12 (21.43%) Visualisation
11 11 (19.64%) Data Visualisation
11 11 (19.64%) MS Excel
11 11 (19.64%) Data Modelling
12 10 (17.86%) C++
13 9 (16.07%) MS Office
13 9 (16.07%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (14.29%) Stata
14 8 (14.29%) ETL
14 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
14 8 (14.29%) Relational Database
14 8 (14.29%) Power BI
15 7 (12.50%) Apache Spark
15 7 (12.50%) Scala
15 7 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (12.50%) MATLAB

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 20 (35.71%) SAS
2 7 (12.50%) Apache Spark
3 6 (10.71%) Drupal
4 5 (8.93%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.79%) Apache
5 1 (1.79%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (19.64%) MS Excel
2 9 (16.07%) MS Office
3 8 (14.29%) Stata
4 3 (5.36%) SPSS
5 1 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (46.43%) Hadoop
2 20 (35.71%) Big Data
3 8 (14.29%) Power BI
3 8 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 7 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (10.71%) Data Mining
6 5 (8.93%) GIS
6 5 (8.93%) QGIS
6 5 (8.93%) RDBMS
6 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (7.14%) Apache Hive
7 4 (7.14%) MS Access
8 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
9 2 (3.57%) HBase
9 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (5.36%) Banking
2 2 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (41.07%) Developer
2 12 (21.43%) Analyst
3 11 (19.64%) Data Scientist
4 8 (14.29%) Python Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Power BI Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Data Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Drupal Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Spatial Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Microsoft BI Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Statistical Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Big Data Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Cloud Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Data Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Data Insight Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Insight Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Insight Data Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Machine Learning Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) Pandas
1 6 (10.71%) scikit-learn
2 5 (8.93%) .NET
3 4 (7.14%) Keras
3 4 (7.14%) Theano
3 4 (7.14%) Torch
3 4 (7.14%) XGBoost
4 3 (5.36%) Django
4 3 (5.36%) Flash
4 3 (5.36%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (3.57%) Node.js
5 2 (3.57%) NumPy
6 1 (1.79%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 20 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.93%) Mainframe
3 3 (5.36%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.79%) Semantic Web
4 1 (1.79%) Smart Energy
4 1 (1.79%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) MVS
2 2 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) Mathematics
2 16 (28.57%) Analytics
3 15 (26.79%) Statistics
4 14 (25.00%) Machine Learning
5 12 (21.43%) Visualisation
6 11 (19.64%) Data Modelling
6 11 (19.64%) Data Visualisation
7 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (16.07%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (14.29%) ETL
9 5 (8.93%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (8.93%) Predictive Modelling
9 5 (8.93%) Quantitative Analysis
9 5 (8.93%) Spatial Analysis
10 4 (7.14%) Actionable Insight
10 4 (7.14%) Data Analysis
10 4 (7.14%) Deep Learning
10 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (7.14%) Trend Analysis
11 3 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 42 (75.00%) Python
2 24 (42.86%) SQL
3 12 (21.43%) Java
4 10 (17.86%) C++
5 7 (12.50%) MATLAB
5 7 (12.50%) Scala
6 5 (8.93%) C
6 5 (8.93%) C#
6 5 (8.93%) T-SQL
6 5 (8.93%) VB
7 4 (7.14%) VBA
8 1 (1.79%) Perl
8 1 (1.79%) SAS Macro
8 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) Degree
2 6 (10.71%) Postgraduate
3 3 (5.36%) BC Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) CCA
3 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) HDFS
2 1 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Ansible
1 1 (1.79%) Mesos
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) Cloudera
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle
3 3 (5.36%) Tableau
4 2 (3.57%) Splunk
5 1 (1.79%) DataFlux
5 1 (1.79%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.79%) VMware
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