The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 100 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -
Contract jobs citing R 2 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.15% 1.44% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.37% 3.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £600 £413
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 - -
R
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Programming Languages Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
545 524 538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 41.16% 37.83% 37.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 327 342
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 16 16
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £22.50 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £51.68 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing R as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

R Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

R
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing R across the Surrey region.

R Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

R
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
Guildford -2 1 - -
R
South East

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 Surrey region with a requirement for R.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Data Mining
1 3 (75.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
1 3 (75.00%) Apache Pig
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Games
2 2 (50.00%) SPSS
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) Billing
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
3 1 (25.00%) Kafka

R
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 3 (75.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SPSS
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (75.00%) Data Mining
1 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) HBase
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (50.00%) Billing
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Data Scientist
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (25.00%) Kinect
2 1 (25.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Information Retrieval
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft