Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 20 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 73 99
Rank change year-on-year -9 +26 +2
Contract jobs citing R 16 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.13% 0.63% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.55% 1.26% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 - £500
10th Percentile £413 - £475
90th Percentile £438 - £525
East of England median daily rate £550 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +69.23% -18.75% +40.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 - -
East of England 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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 627 556 776
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 44.34% 50.18% 48.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 270 473
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £353 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% -6.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £284 £233 £263
90th Percentile £486 £488 £475
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 51 46
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -1.84% -4.12%
10th Percentile £32.50 £32.50 £36.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £57.50
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +2.74%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for R in Cambridgeshire

R
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for R in Cambridgeshire

R
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for R in Cambridgeshire

R
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 20 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
Cambridge +5 11 £425 - 5
Peterborough - 5 - - 6
R
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for R.

1 9 (56.25%) Python
1 9 (56.25%) Degree
2 6 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (37.50%) Visualisation
2 6 (37.50%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
2 6 (37.50%) Device Driver Development
2 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 6 (37.50%) Embedded Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Statistics
2 6 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 6 (37.50%) Mathematics
2 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 6 (37.50%) C
2 6 (37.50%) C++
2 6 (37.50%) Embedded C
2 6 (37.50%) Embedded C++
2 6 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (37.50%) Wireless
2 6 (37.50%) Electronics
2 6 (37.50%) Device Driver
3 5 (31.25%) Machine Learning
4 4 (25.00%) Full Text Search
4 4 (25.00%) Bayesian Methods
4 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (25.00%) Algorithms
4 4 (25.00%) Linear Algebra
4 4 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (25.00%) Neural Network

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 6 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
1 6 (37.50%) Wireless
2 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
1 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (37.50%) Electronics
2 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Data Scientist
2 6 (37.50%) C Software Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) C++ Software Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Embedded C Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Embedded Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Data Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Keras
1 2 (12.50%) Natural Language Processing
1 2 (12.50%) NumPy
1 2 (12.50%) Pandas
1 2 (12.50%) scikit-learn
1 2 (12.50%) TensorFlow
1 2 (12.50%) Theano
2 1 (6.25%) Django
2 1 (6.25%) Flask
2 1 (6.25%) Regular Expression
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
1 6 (37.50%) Device Driver
1 6 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Embedded Linux
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Device Driver Development
1 6 (37.50%) Mathematics
1 6 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
1 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
1 6 (37.50%) Statistics
1 6 (37.50%) Visualisation
2 5 (31.25%) Machine Learning
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Bayesian Methods
3 4 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
3 4 (25.00%) Full Text Search
3 4 (25.00%) Linear Algebra
3 4 (25.00%) Neural Network
4 2 (12.50%) ANOVA
4 2 (12.50%) Cluster Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) ETL
4 2 (12.50%) Linear Regression
4 2 (12.50%) Logistic Regression
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Python
2 6 (37.50%) C
2 6 (37.50%) C++
2 6 (37.50%) Embedded C
2 6 (37.50%) Embedded C++
3 2 (12.50%) Perl
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) AWK
4 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
1 1 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Alteryx
1 2 (12.50%) Tableau
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix
2 1 (6.25%) CommVault
2 1 (6.25%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) RapidMiner
2 1 (6.25%) Symantec
2 1 (6.25%) VMware