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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 75 95 81
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -14
Contract jobs citing R 19 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.32% 0.13% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.66% 0.35% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£450 - £238
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £475 £363
% change year-on-year
+26.31% +31.03%
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
519 579 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 36.14% 38.27% 32.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 346 200
Average daily rate £363 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 29
Average hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £28.00 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.88 £51.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 17 April 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 - - 1
Addlestone - - - -
R
South East

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (78.26%) Analytics
2 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (65.22%) Hadoop
3 14 (60.87%) Retail
3 14 (60.87%) Python
4 12 (52.17%) MATLAB
5 10 (43.48%) Open Source
6 9 (39.13%) Visualisation
6 9 (39.13%) SQL
7 8 (34.78%) SAS
8 7 (30.43%) Social Media
9 6 (26.09%) ETL
9 6 (26.09%) Data Analytics
10 5 (21.74%) Customer Insight
10 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (21.74%) Finance
10 5 (21.74%) Natural Language Processing
11 4 (17.39%) Data Extraction
11 4 (17.39%) Data Architecture
11 4 (17.39%) Online Betting
11 4 (17.39%) Statistics
11 4 (17.39%) Games
11 4 (17.39%) SPSS
11 4 (17.39%) CHAID
11 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
11 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
11 4 (17.39%) Data Mining
11 4 (17.39%) Customer Analytics
11 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (17.39%) Propensity Modelling

R
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (34.78%) SAS
2 2 (8.70%) Apache Pig
2 2 (8.70%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) SPSS
2 1 (4.35%) PowerPivot
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) Hadoop
2 4 (17.39%) Data Mining
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (8.70%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (8.70%) Apache Hive
4 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
4 2 (8.70%) OLAP
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (8.70%) Spotfire
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.35%) Data Mart
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (60.87%) Retail
2 5 (21.74%) Finance
3 4 (17.39%) Games
3 4 (17.39%) Online Betting
4 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Data Scientist
2 10 (43.48%) Analyst
3 9 (39.13%) Data Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Team Leader
5 4 (17.39%) Customer Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Insight Data Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Insight Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Customer Insight Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Programmer
6 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) SAS Programmer
7 1 (4.35%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Development DBA
7 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (8.70%) D3.js
2 2 (8.70%) Raphaël
3 1 (4.35%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Open Source
2 9 (39.13%) Visualisation
3 7 (30.43%) Social Media
4 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (17.39%) Statistics
4 4 (17.39%) Data Extraction
5 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
5 2 (8.70%) Physics
5 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
6 1 (4.35%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Analytics
2 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) ETL
3 6 (26.09%) Data Analytics
4 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (21.74%) Customer Insight
5 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
5 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
5 4 (17.39%) Data Architecture
5 4 (17.39%) CHAID
5 4 (17.39%) Customer Analytics
5 4 (17.39%) Propensity Modelling
6 2 (8.70%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
6 2 (8.70%) Quantitative Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) User Stories
7 1 (4.35%) Biostatistics
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) Python
2 12 (52.17%) MATLAB
3 9 (39.13%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) C#
5 2 (8.70%) Java
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) PhD
1 2 (8.70%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) CDISC
2 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Google
1 2 (8.70%) Tableau
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft