Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 21 February 2018 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 142 203
Rank change year-on-year -41 +61 +53
Contract jobs citing R 70 89 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.99% 1.44% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.85% 2.88% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 72 16
City of London median daily rate £550 £475 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% -15.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £375 £300 £319
90th Percentile £683 £638 £663
Central London median daily rate £544 £475 £563
% change year-on-year +14.47% -15.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £28.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,777 3,090 3,097
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 53.21% 50.11% 46.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,215 2,596 2,611
City of London median daily rate £525 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £700 £663 £663
Central London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 16
City of London median hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £27.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.82% -1.72% +18.13%
10th Percentile £17.50 £16.90 £19.25
90th Percentile £61.73 £50.31 £57.50
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £27.98
% change year-on-year -21.82% -1.72% +34.84%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing R as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for R in the City of London

R
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing R in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for R in the City of London

R
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing R in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for R in the City of London

R
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing R in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for R in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, 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 City of London region with a requirement for R.

1 53 (75.71%) Python
2 44 (62.86%) SQL
3 35 (50.00%) Analytics
4 26 (37.14%) Data Science
5 23 (32.86%) Hadoop
6 22 (31.43%) Finance
7 20 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (27.14%) Big Data
9 18 (25.71%) Statistics
10 17 (24.29%) Data Analysis
10 17 (24.29%) Apache Spark
10 17 (24.29%) Machine Learning
11 16 (22.86%) Degree
12 15 (21.43%) Mathematics
13 14 (20.00%) Tableau
13 14 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 14 (20.00%) Java
14 13 (18.57%) C#
14 13 (18.57%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (18.57%) Computer Science
14 13 (18.57%) Amazon AWS
15 11 (15.71%) Apache Hive
15 11 (15.71%) Algorithms
15 11 (15.71%) SAS
16 10 (14.29%) MATLAB
16 10 (14.29%) .NET
16 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
16 10 (14.29%) Banking
16 10 (14.29%) Visualisation
17 9 (12.86%) Agile Software Development

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 17 (24.29%) Apache Spark
2 11 (15.71%) SAS
3 4 (5.71%) Apache
3 4 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.86%) IPython
4 2 (2.86%) Jupyter
5 1 (1.43%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.43%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.43%) Jetty
5 1 (1.43%) nginx
5 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (11.43%) SPSS
3 3 (4.29%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.43%) Weka
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.57%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (11.43%) GitHub
3 6 (8.57%) Google Analytics
4 4 (5.71%) Adobe Analytics
4 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (4.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.86%) Google Tag Manager
6 2 (2.86%) PaaS
6 2 (2.86%) SaaS
7 1 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.43%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.43%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (1.43%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.43%) CloudFront
7 1 (1.43%) Route 53
7 1 (1.43%) Serverless
7 1 (1.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (32.86%) Hadoop
2 19 (27.14%) Big Data
3 14 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 11 (15.71%) Apache Hive
5 9 (12.86%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (10.00%) MySQL
7 6 (8.57%) Data Mining
7 6 (8.57%) NoSQL
8 4 (5.71%) Data Lake
8 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
9 3 (4.29%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (4.29%) MongoDB
9 3 (4.29%) Power BI
10 2 (2.86%) BigQuery
10 2 (2.86%) Flink
10 2 (2.86%) Presto
10 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (1.43%) HDInsight
11 1 (1.43%) KNIME
11 1 (1.43%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.71%) Subversion
3 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.29%) Selenium
4 2 (2.86%) GoCD
4 2 (2.86%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.43%) Babel
5 1 (1.43%) Bower
5 1 (1.43%) ERwin
5 1 (1.43%) Gradle
5 1 (1.43%) Grunt
5 1 (1.43%) Travis CI
General
1 22 (31.43%) Finance
2 10 (14.29%) Banking
3 8 (11.43%) Front Office
4 6 (8.57%) Investment Banking
5 5 (7.14%) Marketing
6 4 (5.71%) Advertising
7 3 (4.29%) Retail
8 1 (1.43%) Automotive
8 1 (1.43%) Legal
8 1 (1.43%) Publishing
8 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (27.14%) Developer
2 15 (21.43%) Data Scientist
3 13 (18.57%) Analyst
4 11 (15.71%) Data Engineer
5 9 (12.86%) C# Developer
5 9 (12.86%) SQL Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
7 5 (7.14%) Data Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Hadoop Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Insight Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Python Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Data Insight Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Insight Data Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Insight Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Web Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Web Analytics Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) SQL Data Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Web Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Web Analytics Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.29%) .NET
2 6 (8.57%) AngularJS
2 6 (8.57%) HTML
2 6 (8.57%) React
3 5 (7.14%) HTML5
3 5 (7.14%) JSON
3 5 (7.14%) Node.js
3 5 (7.14%) RESTful
4 3 (4.29%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.29%) D3.js
4 3 (4.29%) Kafka
5 2 (2.86%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (2.86%) Web Services
5 2 (2.86%) XML
5 2 (2.86%) XSD
6 1 (1.43%) CSS
6 1 (1.43%) Lucene
6 1 (1.43%) Matplotlib
6 1 (1.43%) MDX
6 1 (1.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (18.57%) Computer Science
3 11 (15.71%) Algorithms
4 4 (5.71%) Reinsurance
5 3 (4.29%) Fintech
5 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.86%) Blog
6 2 (2.86%) New Media
6 2 (2.86%) Social Media
7 1 (1.43%) Clustering
7 1 (1.43%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.43%) Derivative
7 1 (1.43%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.43%) Life Science
7 1 (1.43%) Linked Data
7 1 (1.43%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.43%) RIA
7 1 (1.43%) Social Network
7 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.14%) Linux
2 4 (5.71%) Unix
3 2 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.00%) Analytics
2 26 (37.14%) Data Science
3 18 (25.71%) Statistics
4 17 (24.29%) Data Analysis
4 17 (24.29%) Machine Learning
5 15 (21.43%) Mathematics
6 13 (18.57%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (14.29%) Visualisation
8 9 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (12.86%) ETL
9 8 (11.43%) Data Visualisation
10 7 (10.00%) Actionable Insight
10 7 (10.00%) Data Analytics
10 7 (10.00%) Web Development
11 6 (8.57%) Business Analysis
11 6 (8.57%) Microservices
11 6 (8.57%) Predictive Modelling
11 6 (8.57%) Statistical Analysis
12 5 (7.14%) Deep Learning
12 5 (7.14%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 53 (75.71%) Python
2 44 (62.86%) SQL
3 14 (20.00%) Java
4 13 (18.57%) C#
5 10 (14.29%) MATLAB
6 7 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.00%) Scala
7 4 (5.71%) C++
7 4 (5.71%) VBA
8 3 (4.29%) Go
9 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.43%) AWK
10 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.43%) C
10 1 (1.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (1.43%) Julia
10 1 (1.43%) Perl
10 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.43%) Ruby
10 1 (1.43%) sed
Qualifications
1 16 (22.86%) Degree
2 7 (10.00%) Numerate Degree
3 6 (8.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (5.71%) PhD
5 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.43%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.43%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) GCP
1 1 (1.43%) IFRS
1 1 (1.43%) IFRS 9
1 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.00%) HDFS
2 2 (2.86%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) Ansible
2 2 (2.86%) Puppet
2 2 (2.86%) Rundeck
3 1 (1.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (20.00%) Tableau
2 9 (12.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.57%) Google
4 4 (5.71%) Adobe
5 3 (4.29%) MapR
5 3 (4.29%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.86%) Oracle
6 2 (2.86%) Vertica
7 1 (1.43%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.43%) Calypso
7 1 (1.43%) Databricks
7 1 (1.43%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.43%) Reuters
7 1 (1.43%) Workday