Period
to 28 November 2021

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 28 November 2021 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
28 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 141 102 163
Rank change year-on-year -39 +61 +17
Contract jobs citing R 45 22 56
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.14% 1.14% 0.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.37% 2.28% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 46
10th Percentile £336 £319 £421
25th Percentile £414 £481 £466
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £488 £550 £540
Median % change year-on-year -11.36% +1.85% +6.93%
75th Percentile £591 £600 £663
90th Percentile £641 £635 £738
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £550
% change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% +14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £56.25 £38.50 -
Median % change year-on-year +46.10% - -
Central London median hourly rate £56.25 £38.50 -
% change year-on-year +46.10% - -

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 1,901 966 2,857
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.10% 49.95% 49.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,503 746 2,329
10th Percentile £413 £363 £390
25th Percentile £500 £425 £456
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £545 £525
Median % change year-on-year +10.09% +3.81% -
75th Percentile £688 £638 £625
90th Percentile £775 £700 £688
Central London median daily rate £600 £538 £525
% change year-on-year +11.63% +2.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 9
10th Percentile £35.23 £12.75 "
25th Percentile £35.50 £15.06 £21.00
Median hourly rate £54.75 £29.00 £22.33
Median % change year-on-year +88.79% +29.87% -39.80%
75th Percentile £66.25 £38.69 £52.25
90th Percentile £70.75 £39.63 £57.40
Central London median hourly rate £51.50 £29.00 £22.42
% change year-on-year +77.59% +29.38% -39.57%

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 28 November 2021.

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 28 November 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for R in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 November 2021, 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 25 (55.56%) Finance
2 22 (48.89%) SQL
2 22 (48.89%) Python
3 18 (40.00%) Analytics
4 17 (37.78%) VBA
5 15 (33.33%) Azure
6 14 (31.11%) Visualisation
6 14 (31.11%) Microsoft Excel
6 14 (31.11%) Statistical Analysis
7 13 (28.89%) Tableau
8 12 (26.67%) Data Visualisation
9 11 (24.44%) Model Validation
9 11 (24.44%) Documentation Skills
9 11 (24.44%) Swaptions
9 11 (24.44%) Market Risk
9 11 (24.44%) C++
9 11 (24.44%) Front Office
9 11 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (22.22%) Credit Risk
10 10 (22.22%) Data Science
10 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (20.00%) Validation
12 8 (17.78%) ETL
12 8 (17.78%) Power Platform
12 8 (17.78%) Power BI
13 7 (15.56%) Decision-Making
13 7 (15.56%) Social Skills
13 7 (15.56%) C#
13 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (15.56%) 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 5 (11.11%) SAS
2 4 (8.89%) Apache Spark
3 3 (6.67%) Jupyter
3 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.44%) IIS
5 1 (2.22%) ArcGIS
5 1 (2.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (31.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (33.33%) Azure
2 8 (17.78%) Power Platform
3 5 (11.11%) AWS
3 5 (11.11%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 3 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (6.67%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (6.67%) Azure Synapse Analytics
4 3 (6.67%) GitHub
5 2 (4.44%) Azure Key Vault
5 2 (4.44%) Azure Service Bus
5 2 (4.44%) Azure Storage
5 2 (4.44%) PaaS
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (2.22%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) Tableau
2 8 (17.78%) Power BI
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (8.89%) QlikView
5 3 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (6.67%) Data Lake
5 3 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.44%) Apache Hive
6 2 (4.44%) Data Mining
6 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.44%) Metadata
6 2 (4.44%) Parquet
6 2 (4.44%) Redis
7 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.22%) GIS
7 1 (2.22%) MySQL
7 1 (2.22%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.22%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.22%) ER Studio
2 1 (2.22%) ERwin
2 1 (2.22%) GitLab
2 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 25 (55.56%) Finance
2 11 (24.44%) Documentation Skills
2 11 (24.44%) Front Office
3 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (15.56%) Social Skills
5 6 (13.33%) Public Sector
6 3 (6.67%) Presentation Skills
7 2 (4.44%) Banking
7 2 (4.44%) Financial Institution
7 2 (4.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (2.22%) Advertising
8 1 (2.22%) Legal
8 1 (2.22%) Marketing
8 1 (2.22%) Retail
8 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (37.78%) Analyst
2 9 (20.00%) Qualitative Analyst
2 9 (20.00%) Quantitative Analyst
2 9 (20.00%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
2 9 (20.00%) Risk Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Market Risk Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Market Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Data Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Data Scientist
6 3 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Data Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Systems Support Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) ETL Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) .NET
2 2 (4.44%) .NET Core
2 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (4.44%) Entity Framework
2 2 (4.44%) Matplotlib
2 2 (4.44%) NumPy
2 2 (4.44%) Pandas
2 2 (4.44%) PyTorch
2 2 (4.44%) SignalR
2 2 (4.44%) TensorFlow
3 1 (2.22%) Bottle
3 1 (2.22%) CSS
3 1 (2.22%) D3.js
3 1 (2.22%) Django
3 1 (2.22%) Flask
3 1 (2.22%) HTML
3 1 (2.22%) REST
3 1 (2.22%) Shiny
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Market Risk
1 11 (24.44%) Swaptions
2 10 (22.22%) Credit Risk
3 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.44%) Social Media
4 2 (4.44%) User Experience
5 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.22%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.22%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Analytics
2 14 (31.11%) Statistical Analysis
2 14 (31.11%) Visualisation
3 12 (26.67%) Data Visualisation
4 11 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (24.44%) Model Validation
5 10 (22.22%) Data Science
6 9 (20.00%) Validation
7 8 (17.78%) ETL
8 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (15.56%) Decision-Making
9 6 (13.33%) Statistics
10 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
10 5 (11.11%) Data Analytics
10 5 (11.11%) DevOps
11 4 (8.89%) Data Analysis
11 4 (8.89%) Data Modelling
11 4 (8.89%) Machine Learning
11 4 (8.89%) Quantitative Analysis
12 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 22 (48.89%) Python
1 22 (48.89%) SQL
2 17 (37.78%) VBA
3 11 (24.44%) C++
4 7 (15.56%) C#
5 5 (11.11%) Scala
5 5 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.67%) Java
7 2 (4.44%) VB
8 1 (2.22%) C
8 1 (2.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (2.22%) HiveQL
8 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.22%) Perl
8 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.44%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.22%) PhD
4 1 (2.22%) Tableau Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) GDPR
3 1 (2.22%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.22%) HDFS
1 1 (2.22%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Terraform
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) Databricks
3 3 (6.67%) Alteryx
4 2 (4.44%) Openreach
5 1 (2.22%) Informatica
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle
5 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.22%) Talend