Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 169 187
Rank change year-on-year +13 +18 +5
Contract jobs citing R 38 29 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.86% 0.65% 0.040%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.31% 1.64% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 0
East of England median daily rate £450 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% - -
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £28.00 - -
England median hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +4.65% +13.16% -65.45%

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 1,648 1,764 1,673
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 37.13% 39.69% 33.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 992 1,061 978
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £281 £273 £255
90th Percentile £569 £548 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 118 122
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.84% +8.67% -
10th Percentile £16.35 £30.00 £21.38
90th Percentile £54.75 £52.50 £52.25
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +1.22% +6.49% +10.00%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 - 16 - -
Hertfordshire +7 12 £463 -26.00% 3
Cambridgeshire +6 7 £350 -31.71% 9
Bedfordshire +1 2 £463 -9.76%
Essex +14 1 £525 +98.11%
R
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 36 (94.74%) Python
2 22 (57.89%) SQL
3 18 (47.37%) HTML
3 18 (47.37%) CSS
4 17 (44.74%) C++
5 16 (42.11%) C#
5 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 16 (42.11%) Customer Requirements
6 14 (36.84%) Data Science
7 13 (34.21%) Big Data
7 13 (34.21%) Java
8 11 (28.95%) Machine Learning
8 11 (28.95%) Hadoop
9 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
9 9 (23.68%) Apache Hive
9 9 (23.68%) Scala
9 9 (23.68%) Apache Spark
10 8 (21.05%) Mathematics
11 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
11 7 (18.42%) MapReduce
11 7 (18.42%) Apache Pig
11 7 (18.42%) Algorithms
11 7 (18.42%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (15.79%) Mathematical Modelling
12 6 (15.79%) Data Structures
12 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
12 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
12 6 (15.79%) Open Source
12 6 (15.79%) Retail
13 5 (13.16%) Visualisation

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 9 (23.68%) Apache Spark
2 7 (18.42%) Apache Pig
3 3 (7.89%) Apache
4 2 (5.26%) Apache Solr
4 2 (5.26%) Jupyter
4 2 (5.26%) SAS
5 1 (2.63%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.89%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) BGP
1 1 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (2.63%) Firewall
1 1 (2.63%) LAN
1 1 (2.63%) MPLS
1 1 (2.63%) OSPF
1 1 (2.63%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) Big Data
2 11 (28.95%) Hadoop
3 9 (23.68%) Apache Hive
4 3 (7.89%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (7.89%) HBase
4 3 (7.89%) Impala
5 2 (5.26%) Looker
5 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.63%) Mahout
6 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.63%) MySQL
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.63%) Parquet
6 1 (2.63%) Power BI
6 1 (2.63%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (2.63%) QlikView
6 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.26%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (15.79%) Retail
1 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.89%) Automotive
3 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.26%) Publishing
4 1 (2.63%) Finance
4 1 (2.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Data Scientist
2 9 (23.68%) Software Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) Developer
4 7 (18.42%) C# Developer
4 7 (18.42%) C# Software Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Software Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) C# Software Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Computer Scientist
6 2 (5.26%) Computer Vision Scientist
6 2 (5.26%) Junior
6 2 (5.26%) Junior C# Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Junior Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Junior Software Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Excel Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Data Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Reporting Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Tableau Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (47.37%) CSS
1 18 (47.37%) HTML
2 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (7.89%) Kafka
3 3 (7.89%) TensorFlow
4 2 (5.26%) Akka
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Avro
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Camel
5 1 (2.63%) Deeplearning4j
5 1 (2.63%) MXNet
5 1 (2.63%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (2.63%) Theano
5 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Algorithms
1 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.79%) Data Structures
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
1 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Customer Requirements
2 14 (36.84%) Data Science
3 11 (28.95%) Machine Learning
4 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
5 8 (21.05%) Mathematics
6 7 (18.42%) MapReduce
6 7 (18.42%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (15.79%) Mathematical Modelling
7 6 (15.79%) Open Source
8 5 (13.16%) Analytics
8 5 (13.16%) Visualisation
9 4 (10.53%) ETL
9 4 (10.53%) Statistics
10 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
11 2 (5.26%) Computer Vision
11 2 (5.26%) Customer-Centricity
11 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
11 2 (5.26%) Logistics
11 2 (5.26%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 36 (94.74%) Python
2 22 (57.89%) SQL
3 17 (44.74%) C++
4 16 (42.11%) C#
5 13 (34.21%) Java
6 9 (23.68%) Scala
7 5 (13.16%) MATLAB
8 2 (5.26%) C
9 1 (2.63%) Fortran
9 1 (2.63%) Perl
9 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) Numerate Degree
2 3 (7.89%) PhD
3 1 (2.63%) CCIE
3 1 (2.63%) CCIE Data Center
3 1 (2.63%) CCNP
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.63%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.63%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Terraform
2 1 (2.63%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (2.63%) Kibana
2 1 (2.63%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Alteryx
2 3 (7.89%) Tableau
3 2 (5.26%) Cloudera
3 2 (5.26%) Cognos
3 2 (5.26%) Google
3 2 (5.26%) Hortonworks
3 2 (5.26%) IBM
3 2 (5.26%) Jaspersoft
3 2 (5.26%) MapR
3 2 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) Talend
4 1 (2.63%) Teradata