Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for R skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited R over the 6 months to 25 November 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 97 -
Rank change year-on-year -28 - -
Contract jobs citing R 4 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.17% 0.46% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.44% 1.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £675 £396 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +70.56% - -
South East median daily rate £425 £333 £500
% change year-on-year +27.82% -33.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £19.34 £47.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year -59.28% +192.31% -50.00%

R is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 917 558 833
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 38.99% 32.22% 31.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 280 408
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.16% +4.29% -
10th Percentile £300 £263 £234
90th Percentile £525 £500 £513
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 19
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +66.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £18.50 £14.65 £12.95
90th Percentile £77.50 £62.50 £45.30
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% +8.00% +7.14%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing R as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for R in Buckinghamshire

R
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for R in Buckinghamshire

R
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -27 4 £675 +80.00%
R
South East

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for R.

1 4 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Power BI
3 2 (50.00%) Data Governance
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
4 1 (25.00%) Cloudera
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
4 1 (25.00%) Spark SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Power BI
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) Spark SQL
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Data Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Scientist
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
1 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cloudera