Period
to 14 August 2020

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 14 August 2020 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
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 41 50 77
Rank change year-on-year +9 +27 +5
Contract jobs citing R 6 43 8
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.57% 3.61% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.82% 8.85% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 27 3
Median daily rate £538 £600 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.42% +140.00% -50.00%
10th Percentile £506 £420 £217
90th Percentile £579 £675 £431
East of England median daily rate £438 £600 £444
% change year-on-year -27.08% +35.21% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £75.00 - £28.00
East of England median hourly rate £55.00 - £28.00

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 157 486 404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 41.21% 40.84% 36.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 283 215
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £282
90th Percentile £618 £638 £525
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 42 26
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.26% +10.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £39.20 £21.36 £23.25
90th Percentile £64.00 £50.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate £37.00 £45.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -19.13% +14.38% +6.67%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for R in Cambridgeshire

R
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing R in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for R in Cambridgeshire

R
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing R in Cambridgeshire.

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 14 August 2020. 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 +8 5 £538 -10.42% 1
R
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing R also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for R.

1 6 (100.00%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) Machine Learning
3 4 (66.67%) Data Science
3 4 (66.67%) PhD
3 4 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (66.67%) Artificial Intelligence
3 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
4 3 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 3 (50.00%) Spotfire
4 3 (50.00%) Biostatistics
4 3 (50.00%) Visualisation
4 3 (50.00%) Informatics
4 3 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (50.00%) Analytics
4 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (50.00%) VBA
4 3 (50.00%) C
4 3 (50.00%) C++
4 3 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) Decision-Making
4 3 (50.00%) Shiny
4 3 (50.00%) Statistical Computing
5 2 (33.33%) Apache Spark
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Biometrics
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Bioinformatics
5 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (16.67%) Degree

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 2 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (16.67%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Spotfire
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Data Scientist
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Statistician
2 1 (16.67%) Statistician
2 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Shiny
2 1 (16.67%) Keras
2 1 (16.67%) NetworkX
2 1 (16.67%) Pandas
2 1 (16.67%) PySpark
2 1 (16.67%) scikit-learn
2 1 (16.67%) SQLAlchemy
2 1 (16.67%) TensorFlow
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Machine Learning
2 4 (66.67%) Artificial Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) Data Science
2 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
3 3 (50.00%) Analytics
3 3 (50.00%) Biostatistics
3 3 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (50.00%) Decision-Making
3 3 (50.00%) Informatics
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Statistical Computing
3 3 (50.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Bioinformatics
4 2 (33.33%) Biometrics
4 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (16.67%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) VBA
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) PhD
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker