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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 235 251 244
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Contract jobs citing R 17 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.56% 0.54% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 1
Median daily rate £375 £538 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% -10.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £500 £318
% change year-on-year
-22.00% +57.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £34.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £12.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+70.83% -63.07%
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
3043 3308 2981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 36.18% 33.91% 32.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1904 2094 1665
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 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 117 110
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £18.84 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +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 27 September 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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +18 6 £250 -57.44%
Buckinghamshire - 4 £425 - 2
Surrey -6 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 £425 - 2
Middlesex - 2 £375 -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 24 (54.55%) Statistics
2 21 (47.73%) Python
2 21 (47.73%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (45.45%) SQL
4 19 (43.18%) Analytics
5 17 (38.64%) Big Data
5 17 (38.64%) Apache Spark
6 16 (36.36%) Machine Learning
7 15 (34.09%) SPSS
8 14 (31.82%) Degree
8 14 (31.82%) Hadoop
9 13 (29.55%) Visualisation
10 12 (27.27%) Computer Science
10 12 (27.27%) SAS
11 11 (25.00%) Data Mining
12 10 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (22.73%) Mathematics
12 10 (22.73%) Data Analysis
13 9 (20.45%) Regression Analysis
13 9 (20.45%) Statistical Modelling
14 8 (18.18%) Algorithms
14 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
14 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
14 8 (18.18%) Project Management
14 8 (18.18%) Java
15 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
15 7 (15.91%) Apache Hive
15 7 (15.91%) Data Visualisation
15 7 (15.91%) Artificial Intelligence
15 7 (15.91%) Pandas

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 12 (27.27%) SAS
3 5 (11.36%) Apache Pig
4 4 (9.09%) Apache Solr
5 3 (6.82%) Apache
5 3 (6.82%) ArcGIS
6 1 (2.27%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (34.09%) SPSS
2 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (9.09%) MS Office
4 3 (6.82%) Stata
5 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Azure Machine Learning
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) DNS
1 1 (2.27%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (38.64%) Big Data
2 14 (31.82%) Hadoop
3 11 (25.00%) Data Mining
4 7 (15.91%) Apache Hive
4 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
5 6 (13.64%) MySQL
6 5 (11.36%) Power BI
7 4 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (9.09%) GIS
7 4 (9.09%) NoSQL
7 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
8 3 (6.82%) HDInsight
8 3 (6.82%) QGIS
8 3 (6.82%) Text Mining
9 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (4.55%) QlikView
9 2 (4.55%) Spatial Data
9 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (2.27%) OLAP
10 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (6.82%) Marketing
1 3 (6.82%) Military
2 2 (4.55%) Publishing
3 1 (2.27%) Automotive
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Games
3 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (43.18%) Data Scientist
2 11 (25.00%) Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Data Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Machine Learning Scientist
5 4 (9.09%) Azure Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Statistical Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Insight Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Machine Learning Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Python Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Spatial Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) SQL Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Analytics Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Junior Data Scientist
8 1 (2.27%) Power BI Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) SSIS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) Pandas
1 7 (15.91%) scikit-learn
2 5 (11.36%) SciPy
3 4 (9.09%) NumPy
4 3 (6.82%) Theano
4 3 (6.82%) XGBoost
5 2 (4.55%) .NET
5 2 (4.55%) JSON
6 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.27%) Cascading
6 1 (2.27%) CSS
6 1 (2.27%) Kafka
6 1 (2.27%) MLlib
6 1 (2.27%) OAuth2
6 1 (2.27%) REST
6 1 (2.27%) RESTful
6 1 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (54.55%) Statistics
2 21 (47.73%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (29.55%) Visualisation
4 12 (27.27%) Computer Science
5 10 (22.73%) Mathematics
6 8 (18.18%) Algorithms
7 7 (15.91%) Artificial Intelligence
8 6 (13.64%) Data Extraction
9 4 (9.09%) Smart Energy
10 3 (6.82%) Smart Meter
10 3 (6.82%) User Experience
11 2 (4.55%) Credit Risk
12 1 (2.27%) Economics
12 1 (2.27%) Neural Network
12 1 (2.27%) Physics
12 1 (2.27%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Analytics
2 16 (36.36%) Machine Learning
3 10 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (22.73%) Data Analysis
4 9 (20.45%) Regression Analysis
4 9 (20.45%) Statistical Modelling
5 8 (18.18%) Project Management
6 7 (15.91%) Data Visualisation
7 5 (11.36%) Linear Regression
8 4 (9.09%) Actionable Insight
8 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (9.09%) Data Analytics
8 4 (9.09%) Data Management
8 4 (9.09%) Predictive Analysis
8 4 (9.09%) Predictive Analytics
9 3 (6.82%) Predictive Modelling
9 3 (6.82%) Quantitative Analysis
9 3 (6.82%) Resource Management
9 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.82%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 21 (47.73%) Python
2 20 (45.45%) SQL
3 8 (18.18%) Java
4 6 (13.64%) VBA
5 4 (9.09%) C#
5 4 (9.09%) C++
6 3 (6.82%) Scala
7 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.55%) MATLAB
7 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.27%) C
8 1 (2.27%) SAS Macro
8 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) Degree
2 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 5 (11.36%) 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
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Ansible
1 1 (2.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle
2 3 (6.82%) Tableau
3 1 (2.27%) DataFlux
3 1 (2.27%) Hortonworks
3 1 (2.27%) Micro Focus
3 1 (2.27%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (2.27%) NetIQ
3 1 (2.27%) VMware