The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 75 97 78
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -19
Contract jobs citing R 18 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.26% 0.072% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.55% 0.19% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£450 - £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £475 £375
% change year-on-year
+26.31% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £34.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-52.94% +29.52%
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
507 520 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 35.55% 37.60% 33.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 282 205
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 29
Average hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £15.45 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.09 £50.30 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 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
Leatherhead - 8 £450 -
Guildford - 4 - -
Addlestone - - - -
R
South East

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 18 (90.00%) Analytics
2 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (70.00%) Retail
3 13 (65.00%) Hadoop
4 12 (60.00%) Python
4 12 (60.00%) MATLAB
5 10 (50.00%) Open Source
6 8 (40.00%) SAS
7 7 (35.00%) Social Media
7 7 (35.00%) Visualisation
8 6 (30.00%) Data Analytics
8 6 (30.00%) SQL
9 5 (25.00%) ETL
9 5 (25.00%) Finance
9 5 (25.00%) Natural Language Processing
9 5 (25.00%) Customer Insight
10 4 (20.00%) Customer Analytics
10 4 (20.00%) Propensity Modelling
10 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (20.00%) Online Betting
10 4 (20.00%) Data Extraction
10 4 (20.00%) Data Architecture
10 4 (20.00%) Statistics
10 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
10 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
10 4 (20.00%) Data Mining
10 4 (20.00%) SPSS
10 4 (20.00%) CHAID
11 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (10.00%) ISEB

R
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 8 (40.00%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (20.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (10.00%) Spotfire
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 14 (70.00%) Retail
2 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 4 (20.00%) Online Betting
4 2 (10.00%) Games
5 1 (5.00%) Marketing
5 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Data Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Data Scientist
3 5 (25.00%) Team Leader
4 4 (20.00%) Customer Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Insight Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Customer Insight Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Programmer
6 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) SAS Programmer
7 1 (5.00%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Development DBA
7 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Database Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (10.00%) D3.js
2 2 (10.00%) Raphaël
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Open Source
2 7 (35.00%) Social Media
2 7 (35.00%) Visualisation
3 4 (20.00%) Data Extraction
3 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (20.00%) Statistics
4 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (10.00%) Physics
5 1 (5.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Analytics
2 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Data Analytics
4 5 (25.00%) Customer Insight
4 5 (25.00%) ETL
5 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (20.00%) CHAID
5 4 (20.00%) Data Architecture
5 4 (20.00%) Customer Analytics
5 4 (20.00%) Propensity Modelling
6 2 (10.00%) User Stories
6 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.00%) Biostatistics
7 1 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Python
1 12 (60.00%) MATLAB
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) PhD
1 2 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) CDISC
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Google