The first table below looks at the demand for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Surrey region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 81 80 88
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing R 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.48% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.27% 0.40% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£520 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+108.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -13.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £26.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -34.37%
Programming Languages Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
473 500 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 37.72% 39.59% 38.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 241 253
Average daily rate £325 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.80% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £202 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 36 49
Average hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £22.50 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
R
South East

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing R across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

R Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

R
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Epsom - - - -
Guildford - - - -
R
South East

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) Perl
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Python
1 7 (87.50%) Hadoop
1 7 (87.50%) Apache Hive
1 7 (87.50%) MapReduce
1 7 (87.50%) Big Data
1 7 (87.50%) Apache Pig
1 7 (87.50%) Relational Database
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (75.00%) Cloudera
2 6 (75.00%) Couchbase
2 6 (75.00%) Analytics
2 6 (75.00%) Tableau
2 6 (75.00%) RapidMiner
2 6 (75.00%) HBase
2 6 (75.00%) Open Source
2 6 (75.00%) Project Planning
2 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 6 (75.00%) Data Security
2 6 (75.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (75.00%) OOP
2 6 (75.00%) OO
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) Sybase
2 6 (75.00%) DB2
3 5 (62.50%) NoSQL

R
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 7 (87.50%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Hadoop
1 7 (87.50%) Apache Hive
1 7 (87.50%) Big Data
1 7 (87.50%) Relational Database
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (75.00%) Couchbase
2 6 (75.00%) RapidMiner
2 6 (75.00%) HBase
2 6 (75.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (75.00%) DB2
3 5 (62.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Architect
1 6 (75.00%) Technical Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Technical Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) MapReduce
2 5 (62.50%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (12.50%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Analytics
1 6 (75.00%) Project Planning
1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
1 6 (75.00%) Data Security
1 6 (75.00%) Data Modelling
1 6 (75.00%) OOP
1 6 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Product Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) Perl
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cloudera
1 6 (75.00%) Tableau
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
1 6 (75.00%) Sybase
2 1 (12.50%) Hortonworks