Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 64 71 81
Rank change year-on-year +7 +10 -9
Contract jobs citing R 16 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.52% 1.03% 1.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.28% 2.28% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 4
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £600 £575 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +67.27% -34.52%
10th Percentile £575 £525 £223
90th Percentile £645 £651 £438
East of England median daily rate £600 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +64.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - £42.00
East of England median hourly rate - - £38.25

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 374 482 582
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 35.42% 45.09% 44.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 257 284
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £325 £308 £275
90th Percentile £625 £563 £500
East of England median daily rate £425 £435 £420
% change year-on-year -2.30% +3.57% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 34 75
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.43% -2.35%
10th Percentile £42.00 £27.35 £32.50
90th Percentile £51.20 £54.63 £52.50
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -4.37%

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 24 January 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 +3 11 £600 +9.09% 2
Huntingdon - 1 £630 -
R
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 16 (100.00%) Python
2 15 (93.75%) Data Science
3 14 (87.50%) Machine Learning
4 13 (81.25%) Docker
5 10 (62.50%) SQL
6 9 (56.25%) Algorithms
7 8 (50.00%) Jupyter
8 7 (43.75%) Hadoop
8 7 (43.75%) AWS
9 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
9 6 (37.50%) Analytics
9 6 (37.50%) Flask
9 6 (37.50%) DevOps
9 6 (37.50%) Pandas
9 6 (37.50%) Deep Learning
9 6 (37.50%) Microservices
9 6 (37.50%) Statistical Analysis
9 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
10 5 (31.25%) Mathematics
10 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
10 5 (31.25%) Apache Spark
10 5 (31.25%) Kubernetes
11 4 (25.00%) Business Process Analysis
11 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
11 4 (25.00%) Statistics
11 4 (25.00%) Operations Research
11 4 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
11 4 (25.00%) PhD

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 8 (50.00%) Jupyter
2 5 (31.25%) Apache Spark
3 2 (12.50%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) AWS
2 3 (18.75%) Amazon S3
2 3 (18.75%) Serverless
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon SageMaker
3 2 (12.50%) Azure
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (6.25%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (6.25%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Hadoop
2 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon Athena
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
4 1 (6.25%) MySQL
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.25%) Power BI
4 1 (6.25%) Spotfire
4 1 (6.25%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Data Scientist
2 5 (31.25%) Machine Learning Scientist
3 4 (25.00%) Data Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Machine Learning Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Flask
1 6 (37.50%) Pandas
2 3 (18.75%) TensorFlow
3 2 (12.50%) Keras
3 2 (12.50%) scikit-learn
4 1 (6.25%) XGBoost
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Algorithms
2 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) CUDA
3 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Data Science
2 14 (87.50%) Machine Learning
3 6 (37.50%) Analytics
3 6 (37.50%) Deep Learning
3 6 (37.50%) DevOps
3 6 (37.50%) Microservices
3 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 6 (37.50%) Statistical Analysis
4 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
4 5 (31.25%) Mathematics
5 4 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (25.00%) Business Process Analysis
5 4 (25.00%) Operations Research
5 4 (25.00%) Statistics
6 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (18.75%) Scrum
6 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
6 3 (18.75%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Python
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) PhD
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (6.25%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) GxP
1 4 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (6.25%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (6.25%) Talend