Period
to 19 August 2018

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 6 months to 19 August 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
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 171 181
Rank change year-on-year -4 +10 +24
Contract jobs citing R 30 34 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.60% 0.72% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.61% 1.85% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 2
East of England median daily rate £431 £500 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.75% +53.85% -40.91%
10th Percentile £224 £344 £313
90th Percentile £555 £650 £338
England median daily rate £525 £500 £463
% change year-on-year +5.00% +8.11% -14.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
East of England median hourly rate £28.00 £42.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% - -
England median hourly rate £22.50 £34.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -34.78% +68.29% -31.67%

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 East of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,865 1,834 1,824
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 37.42% 38.86% 35.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,155 1,051 1,075
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £288 £275 £240
90th Percentile £569 £575 £515
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 118 131
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £37.75 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.58% -4.43% +5.33%
10th Percentile £16.56 £17.31 £25.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £41.77 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.41% +6.67% +4.90%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing R as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing R in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for R in the East of England

R
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly 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 6 months to 19 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk - 13 - -
Cambridgeshire +5 8 £250 -45.95% 8
Hertfordshire -5 6 £394 -21.25% 2
Bedfordshire +3 2 £463 -7.50%
Essex +3 1 £525 - 1
R
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 East of England region with a requirement for R.

1 26 (86.67%) Python
2 17 (56.67%) SQL
3 15 (50.00%) HTML
3 15 (50.00%) CSS
4 14 (46.67%) C++
5 13 (43.33%) C#
5 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (43.33%) Customer Requirements
6 8 (26.67%) Data Science
7 7 (23.33%) Big Data
7 7 (23.33%) Machine Learning
7 7 (23.33%) Java
8 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 6 (20.00%) Hadoop
9 5 (16.67%) MATLAB
9 5 (16.67%) Data Analysis
9 5 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
10 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
10 4 (13.33%) Apache Hive
10 4 (13.33%) Apache Spark
11 3 (10.00%) Scala
11 3 (10.00%) Analytics
11 3 (10.00%) Apache Pig
11 3 (10.00%) Alteryx
11 3 (10.00%) MapReduce
11 3 (10.00%) Visualisation
11 3 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (10.00%) Statistics
11 3 (10.00%) Mathematics

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 4 (13.33%) Apache Spark
2 3 (10.00%) Apache Pig
3 2 (6.67%) Apache
3 2 (6.67%) Jupyter
4 1 (3.33%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) BGP
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
1 1 (3.33%) LAN
1 1 (3.33%) MPLS
1 1 (3.33%) OSPF
1 1 (3.33%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) Big Data
2 6 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 4 (13.33%) Apache Hive
4 2 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (6.67%) HBase
4 2 (6.67%) Impala
4 2 (6.67%) Looker
4 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.33%) Mahout
5 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.33%) MySQL
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.33%) Parquet
5 1 (3.33%) QlikView
5 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.67%) LabVIEW
General
1 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.00%) Automotive
2 3 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Law
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Data Scientist
2 7 (23.33%) C# Developer
2 7 (23.33%) C# Software Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Software Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Junior
5 2 (6.67%) Junior C# Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Junior Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Junior Software Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Computer Scientist
6 1 (3.33%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) CSS
1 15 (50.00%) HTML
2 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (6.67%) Kafka
3 2 (6.67%) TensorFlow
4 1 (3.33%) Akka
4 1 (3.33%) Apache Avro
4 1 (3.33%) Apache Camel
4 1 (3.33%) Deeplearning4j
4 1 (3.33%) MXNet
4 1 (3.33%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (3.33%) Theano
4 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Clustering
2 2 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Customer Requirements
2 8 (26.67%) Data Science
3 7 (23.33%) Machine Learning
4 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 5 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (10.00%) Analytics
6 3 (10.00%) Bioinformatics
6 3 (10.00%) MapReduce
6 3 (10.00%) Mathematics
6 3 (10.00%) Statistics
6 3 (10.00%) Visualisation
7 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.67%) Customer-Centricity
7 2 (6.67%) ETL
7 2 (6.67%) Informatics
7 2 (6.67%) Open Source
7 2 (6.67%) Reproducible Research
7 2 (6.67%) Statistical Modelling
8 1 (3.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 26 (86.67%) Python
2 17 (56.67%) SQL
3 14 (46.67%) C++
4 13 (43.33%) C#
5 7 (23.33%) Java
6 5 (16.67%) MATLAB
7 3 (10.00%) Scala
8 2 (6.67%) C
9 1 (3.33%) Fortran
9 1 (3.33%) Perl
9 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
1 2 (6.67%) PhD
2 1 (3.33%) CCIE
2 1 (3.33%) CCIE Data Center
2 1 (3.33%) CCNP
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Master's Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Apache Flume
2 1 (3.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (3.33%) Kibana
1 1 (3.33%) Oozie
1 1 (3.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Alteryx
2 2 (6.67%) Cognos
2 2 (6.67%) Google
2 2 (6.67%) IBM
2 2 (6.67%) Jaspersoft
2 2 (6.67%) SAP
2 2 (6.67%) Tableau
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) Cloudera
3 1 (3.33%) Hortonworks
3 1 (3.33%) MapR
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Talend
3 1 (3.33%) Teradata