The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 22 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
England / East of England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 130 145
Rank change year-on-year +14 +15  
Contract jobs citing R 21 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.91% 0.12% 0.032%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.24% 0.34% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £500 - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £525
% change year-on-year +5.55% -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 the East of England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 938 881 1073
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 40.43% 34.51% 34.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 521 633
Median daily rate £400 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 62 59
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £27.00 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

R
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

R
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for R in the East of England

R
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norfolk - 18 - -
Hertfordshire -2 1 £500 - 2
Bedfordshire - 1 £500 - 2
Essex - 1 - -
R
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 East of England region with a requirement for R.

1 22 (75.86%) Linux
2 20 (68.97%) Hadoop
2 20 (68.97%) Apache Spark
3 19 (65.52%) Impala
3 19 (65.52%) Cloudera
3 19 (65.52%) Apache Hive
4 18 (62.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (62.07%) Unix
4 18 (62.07%) Kerberos
4 18 (62.07%) Red Hat
5 6 (20.69%) Python
6 5 (17.24%) Degree
6 5 (17.24%) Mathematics
6 5 (17.24%) Analytics
6 5 (17.24%) Machine Learning
7 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
7 4 (13.79%) Java
7 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (10.34%) SAS
8 3 (10.34%) Data Analytics
9 2 (6.90%) Big Data
9 2 (6.90%) OpenStack
9 2 (6.90%) Natural Language Processing
9 2 (6.90%) Data Mining
9 2 (6.90%) Scala
9 2 (6.90%) Open Source
9 2 (6.90%) Algorithms
9 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
9 2 (6.90%) Biometrics

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 20 (68.97%) Apache Spark
2 3 (10.34%) SAS
3 2 (6.90%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (6.90%) S-PLUS
2 1 (3.45%) AutoCAD
2 1 (3.45%) GNU Octave
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (62.07%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (68.97%) Hadoop
2 19 (65.52%) Apache Hive
2 19 (65.52%) Impala
3 2 (6.90%) Big Data
3 2 (6.90%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.45%) HBase
4 1 (3.45%) Neo4j
4 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (6.90%) Publishing
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Games
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Cloud Engineer
1 18 (62.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Data Scientist
3 2 (6.90%) Programmer
3 2 (6.90%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 2 (6.90%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (3.45%) Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Architect
4 1 (3.45%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Big Data Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Data Architect
4 1 (3.45%) Developer
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (3.45%) Facilities Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Hadoop Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) IT Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
4 1 (3.45%) Workday Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Natural Language Processing
1 2 (6.90%) XML
2 1 (3.45%) NumPy
2 1 (3.45%) POSIX
2 1 (3.45%) RESTful
2 1 (3.45%) scikit-learn
2 1 (3.45%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) Life Science
3 1 (3.45%) e-Health
3 1 (3.45%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) Linux
2 18 (62.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 18 (62.07%) Unix
3 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Analytics
1 5 (17.24%) Machine Learning
1 5 (17.24%) Mathematics
2 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (10.34%) Data Analytics
4 2 (6.90%) Biometrics
4 2 (6.90%) Neural Network
4 2 (6.90%) Open Source
4 2 (6.90%) Predictive Analytics
4 2 (6.90%) Statistics
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) Bioinformatics
5 1 (3.45%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Data Management
5 1 (3.45%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (3.45%) Information Security
5 1 (3.45%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.45%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) Python
2 4 (13.79%) Java
3 2 (6.90%) C
3 2 (6.90%) C++
3 2 (6.90%) MATLAB
3 2 (6.90%) Scala
4 1 (3.45%) C#
4 1 (3.45%) Go
4 1 (3.45%) Haskell
4 1 (3.45%) Perl
4 1 (3.45%) Ruby
4 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) CISA
2 1 (3.45%) CISM
2 1 (3.45%) CISSP
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.45%) GSEC
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) CDISC
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Docker
1 1 (3.45%) KVM
1 1 (3.45%) LXC
1 1 (3.45%) Slurm Workload Manager
1 1 (3.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Mesos
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) Cloudera
2 18 (62.07%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Pegasus
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) Teradata
3 1 (3.45%) Vertica
3 1 (3.45%) Workday
Cambridgeshire
The Bridge Ltd
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