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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 243 240 209
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -31
Contract jobs citing R 18 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.044% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.54% 0.14% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
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£425 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £280 £375
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -25.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £34.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+61.76% +29.52%
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
3340 2867 2370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.06% 31.85% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1868 1529 1180
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 126 182
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -0.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
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 2 March 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
Surrey +15 15 £450 - 2
Middlesex - 2 £400 -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 2
Kent - - - - 3
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 15 (68.18%) Analytics
2 14 (63.64%) Hadoop
2 14 (63.64%) Python
3 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (59.09%) Retail
4 12 (54.55%) MATLAB
5 9 (40.91%) Open Source
6 8 (36.36%) Visualisation
7 6 (27.27%) Social Media
8 5 (22.73%) Natural Language Processing
9 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (18.18%) Statistics
9 4 (18.18%) SQL
9 4 (18.18%) ETL
9 4 (18.18%) SAS
10 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
10 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
11 2 (9.09%) Spotfire
11 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
11 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
11 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
11 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (9.09%) Web Development
11 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
11 2 (9.09%) Physics
11 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
11 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
11 2 (9.09%) Google
11 2 (9.09%) Perl
11 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL

R
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 4 (18.18%) SAS
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) Hadoop
2 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.09%) PowerCenter
2 2 (9.09%) DataStage
2 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.09%) Spotfire
3 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.55%) Big Data
General
1 13 (59.09%) Retail
2 2 (9.09%) Games
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Data Scientist
2 8 (36.36%) Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Data Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Team Leader
5 2 (9.09%) SAS Programmer
5 2 (9.09%) ETL Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Programmer
5 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Business Developer
6 1 (4.55%) DBA
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Database Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Research Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Development DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (9.09%) D3.js
2 2 (9.09%) Raphaël
2 2 (9.09%) XML
2 2 (9.09%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Open Source
2 8 (36.36%) Visualisation
3 6 (27.27%) Social Media
4 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (18.18%) Statistics
5 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
5 2 (9.09%) Physics
6 1 (4.55%) Life Science
6 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Analytics
2 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) ETL
4 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Parallel Computing
5 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Workflow
5 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Web Development
5 2 (9.09%) User Stories
5 2 (9.09%) Data Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) Biostatistics
6 1 (4.55%) Scrum
6 1 (4.55%) Customer Insight
6 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) Python
2 12 (54.55%) MATLAB
3 4 (18.18%) SQL
4 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.09%) Perl
5 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 2 (9.09%) C#
5 2 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) PhD
1 2 (9.09%) ISEB
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) CDISC
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle
1 2 (9.09%) IBM
1 2 (9.09%) Informatica
1 2 (9.09%) Google
2 1 (4.55%) Cloudera
2 1 (4.55%) MapR
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