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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 24 May 2022 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
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 154 109 118
Rank change year-on-year -45 +9 +63
Contract jobs citing R 33 41 41
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.79% 1.44% 1.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.79% 3.06% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 31
10th Percentile £325 £215 £423
25th Percentile £413 £271 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £488 £618
Median % change year-on-year +12.82% -21.05% +12.27%
75th Percentile £642 £575 £675
90th Percentile £718 £631 £700
Central London median daily rate £550 £450 £588
% change year-on-year +22.22% -23.40% +6.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
10th Percentile £37.75 - -
25th Percentile £43.00 £31.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate £53.50 £32.00 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year +67.19% +28.00% -28.57%
75th Percentile £58.50 £33.00 £32.38
90th Percentile £60.45 - £36.50
Central London median hourly rate £53.50 £32.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +67.19% +28.00% -28.57%

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 1,844 1,340 1,533
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 44.08% 47.13% 48.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,429 1,012 1,208
10th Percentile £419 £375 £379
25th Percentile £500 £463 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £713 £638 £620
90th Percentile £800 £725 £688
Central London median daily rate £600 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 14
10th Percentile £39.25 £17.09 £23.80
25th Percentile £45.25 £21.73 £25.06
Median hourly rate £53.50 £27.50 £43.00
Median % change year-on-year +94.55% -36.05% +97.70%
75th Percentile £66.75 £33.00 £52.81
90th Percentile £77.00 £35.55 £57.20
Central London median hourly rate £53.50 £24.23 £38.50
% change year-on-year +120.85% -37.08% +71.11%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing R as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing R in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for R in the City of London

R
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing R in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for R in the City of London

R
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing R in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for R in the City of London

R
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing R in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for R in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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 22 (66.67%) Python
2 16 (48.48%) SQL
2 16 (48.48%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (45.45%) Analytics
4 14 (42.42%) Data Analysis
4 14 (42.42%) Visualisation
5 12 (36.36%) Data Visualisation
5 12 (36.36%) Social Skills
6 9 (27.27%) Data Science
6 9 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (24.24%) Project Management
7 8 (24.24%) Finance
8 7 (21.21%) Data Mining
8 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (21.21%) Machine Learning
8 7 (21.21%) Statistics
8 7 (21.21%) JIRA
9 6 (18.18%) Tableau
9 6 (18.18%) Public Sector
9 6 (18.18%) Influencing Skills
10 5 (15.15%) GitHub
10 5 (15.15%) Big Data
10 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
10 5 (15.15%) Apache Spark
10 5 (15.15%) A/B Testing
10 5 (15.15%) SAS
10 5 (15.15%) Agile
11 4 (12.12%) C
11 4 (12.12%) C++
11 4 (12.12%) Data Governance

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 5 (15.15%) Apache Spark
1 5 (15.15%) SAS
2 2 (6.06%) Jupyter
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (9.09%) SPSS
2 1 (3.03%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) GitHub
2 4 (12.12%) Azure
2 4 (12.12%) GCP
2 4 (12.12%) Google Analytics
2 4 (12.12%) Google Data Studio
2 4 (12.12%) Power Platform
3 2 (6.06%) AWS
4 1 (3.03%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 1 (3.03%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
4 1 (3.03%) Azure Functions
4 1 (3.03%) PaaS
4 1 (3.03%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) Data Mining
2 6 (18.18%) Tableau
3 5 (15.15%) Big Data
3 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
4 4 (12.12%) BigQuery
4 4 (12.12%) Looker
4 4 (12.12%) Power BI
5 3 (9.09%) Apache Hive
5 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
5 3 (9.09%) Impala
5 3 (9.09%) ThoughtSpot
6 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
7 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
7 1 (3.03%) MS Access
7 1 (3.03%) MySQL
7 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.03%) Spotfire
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
7 1 (3.03%) StreamInsight
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) ER Studio
2 1 (3.03%) ERwin
2 1 (3.03%) webpack
General
1 16 (48.48%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (36.36%) Social Skills
3 8 (24.24%) Finance
4 6 (18.18%) Influencing Skills
4 6 (18.18%) Public Sector
5 4 (12.12%) Presentation Skills
6 2 (6.06%) Documentation Skills
6 2 (6.06%) Front Office
7 1 (3.03%) Advertising
7 1 (3.03%) Banking
7 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
7 1 (3.03%) Marketing
7 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (3.03%) Retail
7 1 (3.03%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Data Scientist
3 4 (12.12%) Digital Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Product Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Data Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Digital Analytics Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Google Analytics Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) SAS Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) IT Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Qualitative Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Quantitative Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) TensorFlow
2 2 (6.06%) Matplotlib
2 2 (6.06%) NumPy
2 2 (6.06%) Pandas
2 2 (6.06%) PyTorch
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) CSS
3 1 (3.03%) CSS3
3 1 (3.03%) D3.js
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) HTML5
3 1 (3.03%) Kafka
3 1 (3.03%) LESS
3 1 (3.03%) Node.js
3 1 (3.03%) PySpark
3 1 (3.03%) React
3 1 (3.03%) Redux
3 1 (3.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Algorithms
1 3 (9.09%) Social Media
2 2 (6.06%) Market Risk
2 2 (6.06%) Swaptions
3 1 (3.03%) Blog
3 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.03%) IoT
3 1 (3.03%) NHS
3 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Analytics
2 14 (42.42%) Data Analysis
2 14 (42.42%) Visualisation
3 12 (36.36%) Data Visualisation
4 9 (27.27%) Data Science
4 9 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (24.24%) Project Management
6 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (21.21%) Machine Learning
6 7 (21.21%) Statistics
7 5 (15.15%) A/B Testing
7 5 (15.15%) Agile
8 4 (12.12%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (12.12%) Data Governance
8 4 (12.12%) Data-Driven Decision Making
8 4 (12.12%) Service Design
9 3 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence
9 3 (9.09%) IT Governance
9 3 (9.09%) ITIL V3
9 3 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) Python
2 16 (48.48%) SQL
3 4 (12.12%) C
3 4 (12.12%) C++
4 3 (9.09%) Java
4 3 (9.09%) VBA
5 2 (6.06%) C#
6 1 (3.03%) ActionScript
6 1 (3.03%) ES6
6 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.03%) PHP
6 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby
6 1 (3.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
1 3 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.03%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.03%) Accessibility
3 1 (3.03%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (3.03%) CDISC
3 1 (3.03%) LOINC
3 1 (3.03%) SNOMED CT
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Google
2 3 (9.09%) CA Agile Central
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Cognos
3 1 (3.03%) Databricks
3 1 (3.03%) IDERA
3 1 (3.03%) Sparx
3 1 (3.03%) Teradata