Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 19 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 59 79
Rank change year-on-year +6 +20 -9
Contract jobs citing R 11 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.59% 0.32% 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.24% 0.60% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Cambridge median daily rate £425 - -
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 - £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate £42.00 - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 - -

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 Cambridge with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 339 333 515
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 48.99% 53.19% 53.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 180 338
Cambridge median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £289 £275 £263
90th Percentile £488 £476 £479
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £358 £375
% change year-on-year +4.90% -4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 36 27
Cambridge median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% -26.09%
10th Percentile £33.00 £32.50 £26.90
90th Percentile £52.50 £70.00 £54.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -7.25%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for R in Cambridge

R
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for R in Cambridge

R
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for R in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for R.

1 8 (72.73%) Degree
2 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 6 (54.55%) Requirements Analysis
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Embedded Linux
2 6 (54.55%) C
2 6 (54.55%) C++
2 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
2 6 (54.55%) Embedded C
2 6 (54.55%) Embedded C++
2 6 (54.55%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (54.55%) Wireless
2 6 (54.55%) Electronics
2 6 (54.55%) Device Driver
2 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 6 (54.55%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (54.55%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
2 6 (54.55%) Device Driver Development
3 5 (45.45%) Python
4 4 (36.36%) Mathematics
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Neural Network
4 4 (36.36%) Machine Learning
4 4 (36.36%) Full Text Search
4 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (36.36%) Algorithms
4 4 (36.36%) Linear Algebra
4 4 (36.36%) Bayesian Methods
4 4 (36.36%) Visualisation
5 2 (18.18%) NumPy

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
1 6 (54.55%) Wi-Fi
1 6 (54.55%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (54.55%) Electronics
2 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) C Software Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) C/C++ Software Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) C++ Software Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Embedded C Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Embedded Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Embedded Linux Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Linux Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Software Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Data Scientist
3 2 (18.18%) Data Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Keras
1 2 (18.18%) Natural Language Processing
1 2 (18.18%) NumPy
1 2 (18.18%) Pandas
1 2 (18.18%) scikit-learn
1 2 (18.18%) TensorFlow
1 2 (18.18%) Theano
2 1 (9.09%) Django
2 1 (9.09%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
1 6 (54.55%) Device Driver
1 6 (54.55%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (36.36%) Algorithms
2 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Embedded Linux
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Device Driver Development
1 6 (54.55%) Requirements Analysis
1 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Bayesian Methods
2 4 (36.36%) Full Text Search
2 4 (36.36%) Linear Algebra
2 4 (36.36%) Machine Learning
2 4 (36.36%) Mathematics
2 4 (36.36%) Neural Network
2 4 (36.36%) Visualisation
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) ANOVA
3 2 (18.18%) Cluster Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (18.18%) Linear Regression
3 2 (18.18%) Logistic Regression
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Statistics
4 1 (9.09%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C
1 6 (54.55%) C++
1 6 (54.55%) Embedded C
1 6 (54.55%) Embedded C++
2 5 (45.45%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture