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 26 June 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.

R
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 109 110
Rank change year-on-year +14 +1  
Contract jobs citing R 4 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.22% 0.43% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.88% 1.65% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 4
Median daily rate £550 £525 £594
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -11.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £525
% change year-on-year +2.77% -14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 454 607 587
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 24.71% 26.10% 23.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 356 359
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 13
Median hourly rate £19.66 £12.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.28% -65.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £9.00 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing R in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for R in Berkshire

R
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +13 1 £550 +4.76% 1
Wokingham - 1 - -
R
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Big Data
2 2 (50.00%) Scala
2 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Use Case
2 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (25.00%) D3.js
3 1 (25.00%) Mahout
3 1 (25.00%) Physics
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Neural Network
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript

R
Co-occurring 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 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (25.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Big Data
2 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (25.00%) Mahout
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) D3.js
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) Leaflet
1 1 (25.00%) MLlib
1 1 (25.00%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
1 1 (25.00%) PostGIS
1 1 (25.00%) React
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) UIMA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
1 2 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Cognitive Computing
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Information Retrieval
2 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Neural Network
2 1 (25.00%) Physics
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Semantic Search
2 1 (25.00%) Sentiment Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Scala
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Mapbox
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle