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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 83 85 81
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing R 5 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.40% 0.56% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.99% 1.47% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £520 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +108.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £520 £363
% change year-on-year
-15.86% +43.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - £26.25
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
506 476 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 40.22% 37.78% 40.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 309 228
Average daily rate £400 £344 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 45
Average hourly rate £47.00 £47.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £20.00 £20.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £59.50 £53.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 6 July 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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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
Woking - 2 - -
R
South East

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 19 (82.61%) Analytics
2 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (65.22%) Hadoop
4 14 (60.87%) Retail
4 14 (60.87%) Python
5 12 (52.17%) MATLAB
6 11 (47.83%) SQL
7 10 (43.48%) Open Source
8 9 (39.13%) Visualisation
9 7 (30.43%) Social Media
9 7 (30.43%) ETL
9 7 (30.43%) SAS
10 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (26.09%) Data Analytics
11 5 (21.74%) Natural Language Processing
11 5 (21.74%) Customer Insight
11 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
11 5 (21.74%) Finance
12 4 (17.39%) Games
12 4 (17.39%) Online Betting
12 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (17.39%) Data Extraction
12 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
12 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
12 4 (17.39%) Data Mining
12 4 (17.39%) C#
12 4 (17.39%) SPSS
12 4 (17.39%) CHAID
12 4 (17.39%) Customer Analytics
12 4 (17.39%) Propensity Modelling

R
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 7 (30.43%) SAS
2 2 (8.70%) Apache Pig
2 2 (8.70%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.35%) JBoss
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) SPSS
2 2 (8.70%) PowerPivot
3 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 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
3 4 (17.39%) Data Mining
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (8.70%) OLAP
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (8.70%) Data Mart
5 2 (8.70%) Apache Hive
5 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (8.70%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (4.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) ClearCase
1 1 (4.35%) Mercurial
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%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Analyst
1 11 (47.83%) Data Scientist
2 10 (43.48%) Data Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Team Leader
4 4 (17.39%) Customer Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Insight Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Customer Insight Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Insight Data Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Database Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Business Developer
6 1 (4.35%) DBA
6 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Development DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (8.70%) D3.js
2 2 (8.70%) Raphaël
2 2 (8.70%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Visualisation
2 7 (30.43%) Social Media
3 4 (17.39%) Data Extraction
4 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
5 2 (8.70%) Physics
5 2 (8.70%) Statistics
5 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
6 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Analytics
2 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) Open Source
4 7 (30.43%) ETL
5 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (26.09%) Data Analytics
6 5 (21.74%) Customer Insight
7 4 (17.39%) Data Architecture
7 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
7 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
7 4 (17.39%) CHAID
7 4 (17.39%) Customer Analytics
7 4 (17.39%) Propensity Modelling
8 3 (13.04%) Scrum
9 2 (8.70%) Quantitative Analysis
9 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
9 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
9 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
9 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (8.70%) Complex ETL
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) Python
2 12 (52.17%) MATLAB
3 11 (47.83%) SQL
4 4 (17.39%) C#
5 3 (13.04%) Java
6 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) PhD
1 2 (8.70%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Google
1 2 (8.70%) Tableau
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Perforce