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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 21 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
England > East of England
6 months to
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 126 105 124
Rank change year-on-year -21 +19 +23
Contract jobs citing R 19 9 10
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.74% 0.50% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.39% 1.48% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 6
10th Percentile £402 £326 £456
25th Percentile £408 £336 £472
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £338 £538
Median % change year-on-year +62.96% -37.21% -2.27%
75th Percentile £594 £436 £616
90th Percentile £647 £451 £625
England median daily rate £525 £525 £550
% change year-on-year - -4.55% +0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £26.50 £75.00
Median % change year-on-year - -64.67% -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year +44.23% -18.11% +43.08%

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 795 609 897
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.02% 33.93% 35.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 345 578
10th Percentile £294 £230 £312
25th Percentile £410 £356 £369
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £446
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +0.95% +0.17%
75th Percentile £588 £538 £525
90th Percentile £651 £613 £575
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 53 26
10th Percentile £35.00 £13.53 £14.12
25th Percentile £47.50 £22.50 £20.69
Median hourly rate £56.00 £42.00 £24.70
Median % change year-on-year +33.33% +70.04% -48.00%
75th Percentile £60.00 £50.00 £48.38
90th Percentile £67.64 £56.10 £53.13
England median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year +17.65% -2.30% -1.14%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing R as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing R in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for R in the East of England

R
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing R in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for R in the East of England

R
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing R in the East of England.

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 21 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridgeshire -23 13 £550 +62.96% 3
Bedfordshire - 3 - -
Hertfordshire -9 2 £693 +60.70% 1
Norfolk - 1 £305 -
R
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 East of England region with a requirement for R.

1 14 (73.68%) Python
2 13 (68.42%) Visualisation
3 12 (63.16%) Mathematics
4 11 (57.89%) Data Visualisation
4 11 (57.89%) Machine Learning
4 11 (57.89%) Analytics
4 11 (57.89%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (57.89%) Shiny
5 10 (52.63%) Data Modelling
5 10 (52.63%) Validation
6 9 (47.37%) Statistics
7 8 (42.11%) Apache Spark
7 8 (42.11%) Data Analytics
7 8 (42.11%) Data Science
8 7 (36.84%) Amazon SageMaker
8 7 (36.84%) Kafka
8 7 (36.84%) Data Engineering
8 7 (36.84%) Data Analysis
8 7 (36.84%) Data Management
9 6 (31.58%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (31.58%) Bayesian Methods
9 6 (31.58%) Statistical Modelling
10 5 (26.32%) Amazon EMR
10 5 (26.32%) Triplestore
10 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
10 5 (26.32%) NoSQL
10 5 (26.32%) AWS
10 5 (26.32%) SciPy
10 5 (26.32%) NumPy

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 8 (42.11%) Apache Spark
2 5 (26.32%) Jupyter
3 4 (21.05%) SAS
4 2 (10.53%) Apache
4 2 (10.53%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SPSS
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Amazon SageMaker
2 5 (26.32%) Amazon EMR
2 5 (26.32%) AWS
2 5 (26.32%) AWS Lambda
2 5 (26.32%) Serverless
2 5 (26.32%) Snowflake
3 3 (15.79%) Power Platform
4 2 (10.53%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (5.26%) Azure
5 1 (5.26%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (5.26%) Azure Machine Learning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (26.32%) NoSQL
2 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
2 5 (26.32%) Triplestore
3 4 (21.05%) Spotfire
3 4 (21.05%) Tableau
4 3 (15.79%) Data Lake
4 3 (15.79%) Power BI
5 2 (10.53%) Apache Hive
5 2 (10.53%) Big Data
5 2 (10.53%) Flink
5 2 (10.53%) Looker
5 2 (10.53%) OLTP
6 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
6 1 (5.26%) Delta Lake
6 1 (5.26%) HDInsight
6 1 (5.26%) Impala
6 1 (5.26%) Parquet
6 1 (5.26%) QlikView
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MLflow
1 2 (10.53%) RStudio
General
1 11 (57.89%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (31.58%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (15.79%) Social Skills
4 2 (10.53%) Influencing Skills
4 2 (10.53%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Data Scientist
2 4 (21.05%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Python Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Software Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Quantitative Developer
3 3 (15.79%) R Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Programmer
4 2 (10.53%) SAS Programmer
4 2 (10.53%) SAS Statistical Programmer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Programmer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior SAS Programmer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Statistical Programmer
4 2 (10.53%) Statistical Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Business Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) Shiny
2 7 (36.84%) Kafka
3 5 (26.32%) NLTK
3 5 (26.32%) NumPy
3 5 (26.32%) Pandas
3 5 (26.32%) SciPy
3 5 (26.32%) TensorFlow
4 2 (10.53%) Django
4 2 (10.53%) Flask
4 2 (10.53%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (10.53%) Spark Streaming
4 2 (10.53%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Biotechnology
1 2 (10.53%) Life Science
2 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.26%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (5.26%) Freedom of Information Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Visualisation
2 12 (63.16%) Mathematics
3 11 (57.89%) Analytics
3 11 (57.89%) Data Visualisation
3 11 (57.89%) Machine Learning
4 10 (52.63%) Data Modelling
4 10 (52.63%) Validation
5 9 (47.37%) Statistics
6 8 (42.11%) Data Analytics
6 8 (42.11%) Data Science
7 7 (36.84%) Data Analysis
7 7 (36.84%) Data Engineering
7 7 (36.84%) Data Management
8 6 (31.58%) Bayesian Methods
8 6 (31.58%) Statistical Modelling
9 5 (26.32%) Agile
9 5 (26.32%) Data Munging
9 5 (26.32%) Exploratory Data Analysis
9 5 (26.32%) Neural Network
9 5 (26.32%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Python
2 4 (21.05%) C
2 4 (21.05%) C++
2 4 (21.05%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) VBA
3 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.26%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Master's Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) GDPR
1 2 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) Accessibility
2 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Control-M
1 2 (10.53%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) MapR
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Teradata