Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 168 229
Rank change year-on-year -12 +61 +43
Contract jobs citing R 60 85 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.85% 1.28% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.62% 2.53% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 69 36
City of London median daily rate £550 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -14.29% -
10th Percentile £351 £309 £350
90th Percentile £763 £625 £644
Central London median daily rate £550 £450 £525
% change year-on-year +22.22% -14.29% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £21.50 - -
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 3694 3364 4288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 52.58% 50.57% 46.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3067 2831 3595
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £650 £663
Central London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 20
City of London median hourly rate £22.99 £27.50 £26.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.39% +5.42% +30.43%
10th Percentile £15.12 £16.06 £15.69
90th Percentile £39.10 £55.19 £43.29
Central London median hourly rate £24.49 £27.50 £26.09
% change year-on-year -10.96% +5.42% +30.43%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for R.

1 35 (58.33%) SQL
2 34 (56.67%) Analytics
3 33 (55.00%) Python
4 26 (43.33%) Finance
5 21 (35.00%) Big Data
6 18 (30.00%) Hadoop
7 17 (28.33%) Tableau
7 17 (28.33%) Data Analytics
7 17 (28.33%) Statistics
8 16 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (26.67%) Apache Spark
8 16 (26.67%) Visualisation
9 14 (23.33%) Machine Learning
10 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
10 12 (20.00%) Data Modelling
10 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (18.33%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
12 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
12 10 (16.67%) VBA
12 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
12 10 (16.67%) Front Office
13 9 (15.00%) Banking
13 9 (15.00%) SAS
13 9 (15.00%) Mathematics
14 8 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
14 8 (13.33%) Java
14 8 (13.33%) Linux
14 8 (13.33%) Degree

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 16 (26.67%) Apache Spark
2 9 (15.00%) SAS
3 1 (1.67%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.00%) SPSS
3 1 (1.67%) Stata
3 1 (1.67%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.33%) GitHub
2 2 (3.33%) Google Analytics
2 2 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.33%) Google Tag Manager
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.33%) PaaS
2 2 (3.33%) SaaS
2 2 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (35.00%) Big Data
2 18 (30.00%) Hadoop
3 11 (18.33%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 7 (11.67%) Apache Hive
5 7 (11.67%) Power BI
6 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (6.67%) MongoDB
7 4 (6.67%) PowerPivot
7 4 (6.67%) QlikView
8 3 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (3.33%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (3.33%) BigQuery
9 2 (3.33%) HBase
9 2 (3.33%) MySQL
9 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (3.33%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Subversion
2 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.67%) ERwin
4 1 (1.67%) JIRA
4 1 (1.67%) RStudio
General
1 26 (43.33%) Finance
2 10 (16.67%) Front Office
3 9 (15.00%) Banking
4 5 (8.33%) Marketing
5 3 (5.00%) Advertising
5 3 (5.00%) Publishing
6 2 (3.33%) Back Office
6 2 (3.33%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.67%) Legal
7 1 (1.67%) Retail
7 1 (1.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (38.33%) Analyst
2 14 (23.33%) Data Scientist
3 8 (13.33%) Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Data Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) Data Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Data Modeller
6 5 (8.33%) Business Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Architect
7 4 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Python Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Applications Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Big Data Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Big Data Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Data Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Qualitative Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Quantitative Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Quantitative Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Data Scientist
9 2 (3.33%) Hadoop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) MDX
2 4 (6.67%) JSON
3 2 (3.33%) .NET
3 2 (3.33%) D3.js
3 2 (3.33%) HTML
3 2 (3.33%) Java EE
3 2 (3.33%) XML
3 2 (3.33%) XSD
4 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.67%) CSS
4 1 (1.67%) HTML5
4 1 (1.67%) jQuery
4 1 (1.67%) Kafka
4 1 (1.67%) Lucene
4 1 (1.67%) Matplotlib
4 1 (1.67%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (1.67%) NumPy
4 1 (1.67%) Pandas
4 1 (1.67%) scikit-learn
4 1 (1.67%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.00%) Fixed Income
3 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.33%) Market Risk
4 2 (3.33%) New Media
4 2 (3.33%) Social Media
5 1 (1.67%) Clustering
5 1 (1.67%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.67%) Derivative
5 1 (1.67%) Fintech
5 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.67%) Linked Data
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.67%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.67%) RIA
5 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.33%) Linux
2 3 (5.00%) Unix
3 2 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (56.67%) Analytics
2 17 (28.33%) Data Analytics
2 17 (28.33%) Statistics
3 16 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (26.67%) Visualisation
4 14 (23.33%) Machine Learning
5 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 12 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
6 9 (15.00%) Mathematics
7 6 (10.00%) Collateral Management
7 6 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (8.33%) Data Analysis
8 5 (8.33%) ETL
8 5 (8.33%) SDLC
8 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (6.67%) Business Analysis
9 4 (6.67%) Econometrics
9 4 (6.67%) Economics
9 4 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (58.33%) SQL
2 33 (55.00%) Python
3 10 (16.67%) VBA
4 8 (13.33%) Java
5 7 (11.67%) C
5 7 (11.67%) VB
6 5 (8.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 3 (5.00%) C#
7 3 (5.00%) C++
7 3 (5.00%) MATLAB
7 3 (5.00%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.33%) Scala
8 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.67%) AWK
9 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.67%) Julia
9 1 (1.67%) Perl
9 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.67%) sed
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) Degree
2 5 (8.33%) PhD
3 3 (5.00%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.33%) Postgraduate
4 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.67%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) Basel III
1 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Ansible
2 2 (3.33%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (3.33%) Puppet
2 2 (3.33%) Rundeck
3 1 (1.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (28.33%) Tableau
2 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.00%) Bloomberg
3 6 (10.00%) Calypso
3 6 (10.00%) Reuters
4 5 (8.33%) Google
5 3 (5.00%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (5.00%) Oracle
5 3 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.33%) Alteryx
6 2 (3.33%) Vertica
7 1 (1.67%) Cognos
7 1 (1.67%) Datameer
7 1 (1.67%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.67%) IBM
7 1 (1.67%) Teradata
7 1 (1.67%) Workday