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 24 June 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
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing R 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 4.63% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.62% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £525
% change year-on-year +2.77% -14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 52 47 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 48.15% 38.21% 42.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 30 54
Median daily rate £600 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.31% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for R in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 (87.50%) Analytics
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) Python
4 4 (50.00%) Statistical Modelling
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) SAS
5 3 (37.50%) MATLAB
5 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (37.50%) ServiceNow
5 3 (37.50%) Apache Pig
5 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (37.50%) Security Operations
5 3 (37.50%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (37.50%) Use Case
5 3 (37.50%) Visualisation
5 3 (37.50%) SaaS
5 3 (37.50%) Tableau
5 3 (37.50%) Data Quality
5 3 (37.50%) Shadow IT
6 2 (25.00%) Mathematical Modelling
6 2 (25.00%) Programme Delivery
6 2 (25.00%) Eloqua
6 2 (25.00%) Machine Learning
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) Data Protection

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Co-occurring 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 4 (50.00%) SAS
2 3 (37.50%) Apache Pig
3 2 (25.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (12.50%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Eloqua
1 2 (25.00%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) DB2
3 1 (12.50%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (12.50%) ERwin
2 1 (12.50%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (12.50%) Toad
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Legal
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Publishing
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Data Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) SaaS Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Security Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Data Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Marketing Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Marketing Data Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Capability Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Innovation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (37.50%) Security Operations Centre
1 3 (37.50%) Shadow IT
2 2 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Analytics
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Security Operations
3 3 (37.50%) Use Case
3 3 (37.50%) Visualisation
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) B2B
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Campaign Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Campaign Management
4 2 (25.00%) Direct Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) Econometrics
4 2 (25.00%) Machine Learning
4 2 (25.00%) Mathematical Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (25.00%) Programme Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) MATLAB
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) ServiceNow
1 3 (37.50%) Tableau
2 2 (25.00%) Apteco
3 1 (12.50%) MicroStrategy