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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 259 235 229
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -6
Contract jobs citing R 11 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.087% 0.059%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.33% 0.27% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
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£438 £520 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.86% +74.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £520 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £584 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £26.25
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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
3304 2920 2904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.77% 31.81% 34.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2098 1599 1495
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 97 148
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.57 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -2.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £14.38 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.52 £50.35 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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
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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
Hampshire - 8 £525 - 2
Berkshire 0 2 £438 -27.08%
Surrey -9 1 - - 3
R
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R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 25 (65.79%) Hadoop
1 25 (65.79%) Analytics
2 16 (42.11%) Python
2 16 (42.11%) ETL
3 15 (39.47%) SAS
4 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (31.58%) Retail
5 12 (31.58%) MATLAB
5 12 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (31.58%) Data Modelling
5 12 (31.58%) SQL
6 11 (28.95%) Oracle
7 10 (26.32%) Netezza
7 10 (26.32%) Open Source
8 9 (23.68%) Statistical Modelling
9 8 (21.05%) Data Governance
9 8 (21.05%) Data Quality
9 8 (21.05%) QlikView
9 8 (21.05%) Oracle BI EE
9 8 (21.05%) Oracle Exalytics
9 8 (21.05%) Oracle Database
9 8 (21.05%) Telecoms
9 8 (21.05%) Ab Initio
9 8 (21.05%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (21.05%) Informatica
9 8 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (18.42%) Social Media
10 7 (18.42%) Visualisation
11 6 (15.79%) Data Integration
11 6 (15.79%) Data Migration

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 15 (39.47%) SAS
2 4 (10.53%) Apache Pig
3 2 (5.26%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.63%) JBoss
4 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) SPSS
2 2 (5.26%) PowerPivot
2 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (5.26%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (65.79%) Hadoop
2 8 (21.05%) QlikView
2 8 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (21.05%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (21.05%) Oracle Database
2 8 (21.05%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
4 4 (10.53%) Data Mining
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
4 4 (10.53%) Apache Hive
4 4 (10.53%) Big Data
5 3 (7.89%) DB2
6 2 (5.26%) OLAP
6 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (5.26%) Data Mart
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.63%) Mercurial
General
1 12 (31.58%) Retail
2 8 (21.05%) Telecoms
3 5 (13.16%) Finance
4 4 (10.53%) Online Betting
5 2 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Analyst
1 13 (34.21%) Data Scientist
2 11 (28.95%) Data Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Team Leader
3 5 (13.16%) Architect
3 5 (13.16%) Data Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Insight Data Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Customer Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Insight Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Customer Insight Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (5.26%) SAP HR Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) SAP Support
6 2 (5.26%) SAP Support Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) SAP Support Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (5.26%) MLlib
2 2 (5.26%) Web Services
2 2 (5.26%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle Exalytics
2 7 (18.42%) Visualisation
2 7 (18.42%) Social Media
3 6 (15.79%) Data Integration
4 4 (10.53%) Mathematics
4 4 (10.53%) Data Extraction
4 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (7.89%) Algorithms
6 2 (5.26%) Physics
6 2 (5.26%) Learning Management System
7 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.63%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) Analytics
2 16 (42.11%) ETL
3 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (31.58%) Data Modelling
5 10 (26.32%) Open Source
6 9 (23.68%) Statistical Modelling
7 8 (21.05%) Data Governance
8 6 (15.79%) Data Analytics
8 6 (15.79%) Data Reconciliation
8 6 (15.79%) Migration
8 6 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (15.79%) Data Migration
9 4 (10.53%) Data Architecture
9 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
9 4 (10.53%) CHAID
9 4 (10.53%) Propensity Modelling
9 4 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (10.53%) Customer Analytics
9 4 (10.53%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) Python
2 12 (31.58%) MATLAB
2 12 (31.58%) SQL
3 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 2 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (2.63%) Java
4 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.63%) Perl
4 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) PhD
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
1 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) PMP
2 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Oracle
2 10 (26.32%) Netezza
3 8 (21.05%) Informatica
3 8 (21.05%) Ab Initio
4 2 (5.26%) Teradata
4 2 (5.26%) SAP
4 2 (5.26%) Greenplum
4 2 (5.26%) Tableau
4 2 (5.26%) Vertica
5 1 (2.63%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.63%) MapR
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.63%) Perforce