The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
R
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 24 21 22
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1  
Contract jobs citing R 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 2.26% 1.65% 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.69% 4.08% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £345 - £525
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 Canary Wharf with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 64 49 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 48.12% 40.50% 37.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 40 29
Median daily rate £560 £480 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £360 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £701 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £26.00 -
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 Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 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 Canary Wharf

R
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor daily rate trend for R in Canary Wharf

R
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing R in Canary Wharf over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for R in Canary Wharf

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 25 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for R.

1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Python
2 6 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (55.56%) Apache Spark
3 5 (55.56%) Apache Pig
3 5 (55.56%) Data Analysis
3 5 (55.56%) Hadoop
3 5 (55.56%) MongoDB
3 5 (55.56%) NoSQL
3 5 (55.56%) MapReduce
3 5 (55.56%) Big Data
3 5 (55.56%) Statistical Modelling
3 5 (55.56%) Kafka
3 5 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (44.44%) JMS
4 4 (44.44%) Perl
4 4 (44.44%) Unix
4 4 (44.44%) Hibernate
4 4 (44.44%) MarkLogic
4 4 (44.44%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
4 4 (44.44%) Lucene
4 4 (44.44%) Apache Hive
4 4 (44.44%) Apache Solr
4 4 (44.44%) Open Source
4 4 (44.44%) Spring
4 4 (44.44%) Hadoop YARN
4 4 (44.44%) Riak
4 4 (44.44%) Impala

R
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 5 (55.56%) Apache Pig
1 5 (55.56%) Apache Spark
2 4 (44.44%) Apache Solr
3 1 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (11.11%) JBoss
3 1 (11.11%) SAS
3 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Eloqua
1 1 (11.11%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Big Data
1 5 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (55.56%) Hadoop
1 5 (55.56%) MongoDB
1 5 (55.56%) NoSQL
2 4 (44.44%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (44.44%) Apache Hive
2 4 (44.44%) Impala
2 4 (44.44%) MarkLogic
2 4 (44.44%) Riak
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) DB2
4 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (11.11%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 1 (11.11%) ERwin
1 1 (11.11%) IntelliJ
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
1 1 (11.11%) PowerBuilder
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (11.11%) Toad
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Big Data Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Big Data Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Big Data Developer
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SaaS Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Kafka
2 4 (44.44%) Hibernate
2 4 (44.44%) JMS
2 4 (44.44%) Lucene
2 4 (44.44%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) Ajax
3 1 (11.11%) Esper
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) iBATIS
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE
3 1 (11.11%) JSP
3 1 (11.11%) RESTful
3 1 (11.11%) Spring Boot
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) WebSockets
3 1 (11.11%) XHTML
3 1 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Shadow IT
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Data Analysis
1 5 (55.56%) MapReduce
1 5 (55.56%) Statistical Modelling
2 4 (44.44%) Open Source
3 3 (33.33%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) B2B
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 1 (11.11%) Direct Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Econometrics
5 1 (11.11%) ETL
5 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) RUP
5 1 (11.11%) Statistics
5 1 (11.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
1 6 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
2 4 (44.44%) Perl
3 3 (33.33%) Scala
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) MATLAB
5 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Apteco
1 1 (11.11%) IBM
1 1 (11.11%) MicroStrategy
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
1 1 (11.11%) Tableau