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 3 months to 30 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.

R
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing R 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.95% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.94% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £475 £600
% change year-on-year -6.57% -20.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Cambridge with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 155 162 129
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 49.21% 38.76% 39.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 92 86
Median daily rate £400 £370 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +9.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £315 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £488 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +4.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.15 £9.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 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

For the 6 months to 30 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for R.

1 4 (80.00%) SAS
1 4 (80.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Life Science
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) Biometrics
2 3 (60.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (60.00%) S-PLUS
2 3 (60.00%) Publishing
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (40.00%) CDISC
3 2 (40.00%) Scala
3 2 (40.00%) Machine Learning
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) Microservices
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Spark
4 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (20.00%) Vertica
4 1 (20.00%) Big Data
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Hive
4 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (20.00%) MapReduce
4 1 (20.00%) Online Games

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) SAS
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (60.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (60.00%) Publishing
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Programmer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Data Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Data Scientist
3 1 (20.00%) Hadoop Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) SAS Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Data Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior SAS Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Life Science
3 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (20.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (60.00%) Biometrics
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Machine Learning
4 1 (20.00%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (20.00%) MapReduce
4 1 (20.00%) Microservices
4 1 (20.00%) Predictive Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Statistics
4 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) CDISC
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Vertica