Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 166 185
Rank change year-on-year +7 +19 +16
Contract jobs citing R 46 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.96% 0.35% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.48% 0.89% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 2
East of England median daily rate £550 £343 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.47% -14.31% +48.15%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £295
90th Percentile £629 £538 £505
England median daily rate £525 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 - -
England median hourly rate £28.00 £21.03 £17.25
% change year-on-year +33.14% +21.91% -46.92%

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 1,852 1,807 1,936
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 38.64% 39.72% 37.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,067 1,056 1,083
East of England median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £295 £250 £250
90th Percentile £588 £538 £536
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 135 185
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £42.20 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.21% +8.21% +1.30%
10th Percentile £16.85 £30.60 £26.00
90th Percentile £53.00 £52.50 £51.66
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

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 17 January 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing R in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 17 January 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
Hertfordshire +12 19 £575 +76.92% 3
Cambridgeshire -4 16 £344 -34.52% 4
Bedfordshire -5 5 £550 +27.91%
Suffolk - 4 - - 1
Essex - 2 £575 - 3
R
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 37 (80.43%) Python
2 22 (47.83%) Machine Learning
2 22 (47.83%) Mathematics
3 17 (36.96%) Analytics
4 16 (34.78%) Big Data
5 15 (32.61%) Statistics
6 14 (30.43%) Degree
6 14 (30.43%) Hadoop
6 14 (30.43%) SQL
7 13 (28.26%) Apache Spark
8 12 (26.09%) Mathematical Modelling
8 12 (26.09%) Tableau
8 12 (26.09%) Visualisation
8 12 (26.09%) Retail
9 11 (23.91%) Computer Science
9 11 (23.91%) Algorithms
10 9 (19.57%) Amazon AWS
11 8 (17.39%) Open Source
11 8 (17.39%) Scala
11 8 (17.39%) Predictive Analytics
11 8 (17.39%) C++
11 8 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (17.39%) Java
12 7 (15.22%) Software Engineering
12 7 (15.22%) Apache Hive
12 7 (15.22%) MapReduce
12 7 (15.22%) Data Structures
12 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (15.22%) Data Analytics
12 7 (15.22%) Amazon Redshift

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 13 (28.26%) Apache Spark
2 5 (10.87%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.17%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon Kinesis
2 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
1 4 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (8.70%) Wireless
2 1 (2.17%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.78%) Big Data
2 14 (30.43%) Hadoop
3 8 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (15.22%) Amazon Redshift
4 7 (15.22%) Apache Hive
5 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
6 4 (8.70%) Power BI
6 4 (8.70%) Qlik Sense
7 3 (6.52%) QlikView
8 2 (4.35%) Amazon QuickSight
8 2 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (4.35%) HBase
8 2 (4.35%) Impala
8 2 (4.35%) Mahout
8 2 (4.35%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
9 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (2.17%) MySQL
9 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.35%) JIRA
2 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (26.09%) Retail
2 5 (10.87%) Finance
3 4 (8.70%) Electronics
3 4 (8.70%) Publishing
3 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Data Scientist
2 10 (21.74%) Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Software Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Data Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) C Software Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Embedded C Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Embedded Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (8.70%) CSS
1 4 (8.70%) HTML
1 4 (8.70%) TensorFlow
2 3 (6.52%) Regular Expression
2 3 (6.52%) Web Services
2 3 (6.52%) XML
3 2 (4.35%) GraphX
3 2 (4.35%) Keras
3 2 (4.35%) MLlib
3 2 (4.35%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (4.35%) NumPy
3 2 (4.35%) Pandas
3 2 (4.35%) scikit-learn
3 2 (4.35%) Theano
4 1 (2.17%) .NET
4 1 (2.17%) Django
4 1 (2.17%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Algorithms
1 11 (23.91%) Computer Science
2 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.22%) Data Structures
3 4 (8.70%) Device Driver
3 4 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Embedded Linux
1 4 (8.70%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Unix
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Machine Learning
1 22 (47.83%) Mathematics
2 17 (36.96%) Analytics
3 15 (32.61%) Statistics
4 12 (26.09%) Mathematical Modelling
4 12 (26.09%) Visualisation
5 8 (17.39%) Open Source
5 8 (17.39%) Predictive Analytics
6 7 (15.22%) Data Analytics
6 7 (15.22%) MapReduce
6 7 (15.22%) Software Engineering
7 6 (13.04%) Data Visualisation
7 6 (13.04%) ETL
7 6 (13.04%) Predictive Modelling
8 5 (10.87%) Data Extraction
9 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (8.70%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (8.70%) Neural Network
9 4 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (8.70%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (80.43%) Python
2 14 (30.43%) SQL
3 8 (17.39%) C++
3 8 (17.39%) Java
3 8 (17.39%) Scala
4 4 (8.70%) C
4 4 (8.70%) C#
4 4 (8.70%) Embedded C
4 4 (8.70%) Embedded C++
4 4 (8.70%) Perl
5 3 (6.52%) AWK
5 3 (6.52%) VB
6 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) Numerate Degree
2 3 (6.52%) PhD
3 1 (2.17%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
2 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Mesos
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) SCOM
2 1 (2.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Tableau
2 6 (13.04%) Alteryx
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (2.17%) Citrix
4 1 (2.17%) CommVault
4 1 (2.17%) Hortonworks
4 1 (2.17%) IBM
4 1 (2.17%) RapidMiner
4 1 (2.17%) Symantec
4 1 (2.17%) VMware