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 3 months to 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
R
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 48 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing R 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.76% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.69% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £513 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £475 £600
% change year-on-year -13.15% -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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 237 261 264
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 44.80% 42.03% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 139 137
Median daily rate £375 £375 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £310 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 17
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £14.50 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 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
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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge - 4 £513 - 4
R
East of England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for R.

1 8 (72.73%) Python
2 7 (63.64%) Mathematics
2 7 (63.64%) Computer Science
3 5 (45.45%) Data Mining
3 5 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) Machine Learning
4 4 (36.36%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (36.36%) Visualisation
4 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (36.36%) Apache Hive
4 4 (36.36%) Algorithms
4 4 (36.36%) SAS
4 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (36.36%) Statistics
5 3 (27.27%) Information Management
5 3 (27.27%) Bioinformatics
5 3 (27.27%) Life Science
5 3 (27.27%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Physics
5 3 (27.27%) Biometrics
5 3 (27.27%) MATLAB
5 3 (27.27%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (27.27%) S-PLUS
5 3 (27.27%) Workflow
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Web Services
5 3 (27.27%) XML
5 3 (27.27%) Publishing
5 3 (27.27%) scikit-learn
5 3 (27.27%) Power BI

R
Top Related 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 4 (36.36%) SAS
2 3 (27.27%) Apache Pig
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark
3 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) S-PLUS
1 3 (27.27%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Data Mining
2 4 (36.36%) Apache Hive
3 3 (27.27%) Mahout
3 3 (27.27%) Power BI
3 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (9.09%) Big Data
4 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
4 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (27.27%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (27.27%) Publishing
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Data Scientist
2 3 (27.27%) Programmer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Big Data Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Hadoop Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) SAS Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Data Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Data Scientist
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior SAS Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) D3.js
1 3 (27.27%) NumPy
1 3 (27.27%) scikit-learn
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
1 3 (27.27%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Computer Science
2 4 (36.36%) Algorithms
3 3 (27.27%) Life Science
4 1 (9.09%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Mathematics
2 5 (45.45%) Machine Learning
3 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (36.36%) Data Visualisation
3 4 (36.36%) Statistics
3 4 (36.36%) Visualisation
4 3 (27.27%) Bioinformatics
4 3 (27.27%) Biometrics
4 3 (27.27%) Information Management
4 3 (27.27%) Physics
4 3 (27.27%) Statistical Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Workflow
5 2 (18.18%) Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) MapReduce
6 1 (9.09%) Microservices
6 1 (9.09%) Predictive Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Python
2 5 (45.45%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) MATLAB
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) CDISC
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Vertica