Period
to 19 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 161 177
Rank change year-on-year -32 +16 +22
Contract jobs citing R 14 48 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.27% 0.95% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.73% 2.42% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 4
East of England median daily rate £425 £525 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.05% +61.54% -38.10%
10th Percentile £266 £399 £313
90th Percentile £513 £636 £347
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
East of England median hourly rate - £42.00 -
England median hourly rate £22.25 £28.00 £24.27
% change year-on-year -20.54% +15.39% -19.12%

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 1,906 1,985 1,843
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 37.34% 39.08% 37.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,196 1,109 1,073
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £281 £238
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 129 129
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £21.25 £16.16 £26.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £55.25 £53.75
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.66% +6.67% +2.74%

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 October 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 October 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
Cambridgeshire -1 6 £222 -47.76% 3
Suffolk - 4 - - 2
Bedfordshire +2 2 £463 -15.91% 1
Hertfordshire -12 2 £394 +1.61% 3
R
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 9 (64.29%) Python
2 5 (35.71%) C++
3 4 (28.57%) HTML
3 4 (28.57%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) CSS
3 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) Bioinformatics
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (21.43%) Reproducible Research
4 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
4 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
5 2 (14.29%) Clustering
5 2 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (14.29%) Unix
5 2 (14.29%) PhD
5 2 (14.29%) Big Data
5 2 (14.29%) Perl
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Statistics
5 2 (14.29%) Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) Informatics
5 2 (14.29%) Machine Learning
5 2 (14.29%) Data Science
5 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (7.14%) Decision-Making
6 1 (7.14%) Mahout
6 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (7.14%) CCIE Data Center

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 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Pig
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) BGP
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) MPLS
1 1 (7.14%) OSPF
1 1 (7.14%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Hive
2 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.14%) HBase
2 1 (7.14%) Impala
2 1 (7.14%) Mahout
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) Parquet
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (7.14%) Automotive
1 1 (7.14%) Law
1 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (7.14%) Publishing
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 2 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Data Scientist
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Junior
2 2 (14.29%) Junior C# Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Junior Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Junior Software Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Big Data Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (28.57%) CSS
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Avro
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Camel
2 1 (7.14%) Kafka
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Bioinformatics
1 4 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
1 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
2 3 (21.43%) Reproducible Research
3 2 (14.29%) Analytics
3 2 (14.29%) Data Science
3 2 (14.29%) Informatics
3 2 (14.29%) Machine Learning
3 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Statistics
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Computational Biology
4 1 (7.14%) Customer-Centricity
4 1 (7.14%) Decision-Making
4 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Refactoring
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Python
2 5 (35.71%) C++
3 4 (28.57%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Perl
5 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) Fortran
5 1 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) PhD
2 1 (7.14%) CCIE
2 1 (7.14%) CCIE Data Center
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) CDISC
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
1 1 (7.14%) GCP
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Flume
1 1 (7.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (7.14%) Kibana
1 1 (7.14%) Oozie
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Alteryx
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco
1 1 (7.14%) Tableau
1 1 (7.14%) Talend