The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for R skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited R over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
R
South East / Berkshire
Rank - 118 132
Contract jobs citing R 0 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - 0.33% 0.034%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.39% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £363 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -48.21%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £475 £600
% change year-on-year -6.57% -20.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year -5.26% -  

R is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 448 577 793
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 24.19% 23.54% 27.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 368 464
Median daily rate £425 £400 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +11.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 23
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.73% -47.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £17.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing R as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for R in Berkshire

R
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing R in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for R in Berkshire

R
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for R in Berkshire

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for R.

1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) MATLAB
2 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) SAS
2 2 (66.67%) SPSS
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematical Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Pandas
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (33.33%) scikit-learn
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Quantitative Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) NumPy
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Tableau
3 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Insight
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management

R
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (66.67%) SAS
2 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) SPSS
2 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Data Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Data Scientist
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) NumPy
1 1 (33.33%) Pandas
1 1 (33.33%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Insight
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematical Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Quantitative Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) MATLAB
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Tableau
1 1 (33.33%) VMware