Period
to 19 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 180 148 169
Rank change year-on-year -32 +21 +14
Contract jobs citing R 15 46 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.34% 0.96% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.90% 2.49% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 7
East of England median daily rate £550 £550 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +64.18% -16.25%
10th Percentile £275 £339 £294
90th Percentile £605 £628 £538
England median daily rate £488 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -7.14% +10.53% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
East of England median hourly rate - £38.25 -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £24.75 £21.03
% change year-on-year +81.82% +17.69% +21.91%

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 1,670 1,849 1,793
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 37.51% 38.79% 39.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 992 1,071 1,047
East of England median daily rate £435 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.45% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £305 £295 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £538
England median daily rate £480 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +1.05% +11.76% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 116 135
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £42.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.03% +8.21%
10th Percentile £16.84 £18.63 £30.60
90th Percentile £52.75 £53.13 £52.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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
Cambridgeshire +5 9 £550 +60.00% 11
Hertfordshire -4 6 £300 -47.83% 6
R
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 9 (60.00%) Python
2 8 (53.33%) Machine Learning
2 8 (53.33%) Data Science
3 6 (40.00%) Mathematics
4 5 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (33.33%) PhD
4 5 (33.33%) C
4 5 (33.33%) C++
4 5 (33.33%) MATLAB
5 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
6 3 (20.00%) LTE
6 3 (20.00%) Data Management
6 3 (20.00%) Bioinformatics
6 3 (20.00%) Statistics
6 3 (20.00%) 3GPP
6 3 (20.00%) WCDMA
6 3 (20.00%) Assembly Language
6 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (20.00%) Perl
6 3 (20.00%) MySQL
6 3 (20.00%) Unix
6 3 (20.00%) Analytics
6 3 (20.00%) Data Quality
6 3 (20.00%) Digital Signal Processing
6 3 (20.00%) Signal Processing
6 3 (20.00%) Algorithms
6 3 (20.00%) Reproducible Research
7 2 (13.33%) Scorecard
7 2 (13.33%) Digital Transformation Programme

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 2 (13.33%) Apache Spark
1 2 (13.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) 3GPP
1 3 (20.00%) LTE
1 3 (20.00%) WCDMA
2 2 (13.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Hive
2 2 (13.33%) Big Data
2 2 (13.33%) Data Mining
2 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
2 2 (13.33%) HBase
2 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (13.33%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) ERwin
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Data Scientist
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Data Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Machine Learning Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Machine Learning Scientist
4 1 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Developer
4 1 (6.67%) DSP Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared Deployment Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Lead DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Kafka
1 2 (13.33%) Natural Language Processing
1 2 (13.33%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Unix
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Solaris
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Data Science
1 8 (53.33%) Machine Learning
2 6 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 5 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
5 3 (20.00%) Analytics
5 3 (20.00%) Bioinformatics
5 3 (20.00%) Data Management
5 3 (20.00%) Digital Signal Processing
5 3 (20.00%) Reproducible Research
5 3 (20.00%) Signal Processing
5 3 (20.00%) Statistics
6 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
6 2 (13.33%) MapReduce
6 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (13.33%) Predictive Modelling
6 2 (13.33%) Risk Analytics
6 2 (13.33%) Scorecard
6 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Python
2 5 (33.33%) C
2 5 (33.33%) C++
2 5 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 3 (20.00%) Assembly Language
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) Perl
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) PhD
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (13.33%) QA
3 1 (6.67%) CDISC
3 1 (6.67%) GCP
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Apache Flume
1 2 (13.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Hortonworks