Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 168 194
Rank change year-on-year +4 +26 +17
Contract jobs citing R 44 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.86% 0.43% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.21% 1.09% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 2
East of England median daily rate £550 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +69.23% -18.75% +40.35%
10th Percentile £399 £313 £295
90th Percentile £636 £347 £505
England median daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 - -
England median hourly rate £24.75 £24.27 £20.27
% change year-on-year +2.00% +19.74% -37.65%

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 1988 1921 2263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 38.87% 39.42% 38.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1108 1134 1314
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £285 £234 £250
90th Percentile £575 £525 £500
England median daily rate £455 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 132 168
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £15.89 £27.66 £19.94
90th Percentile £53.38 £53.63 £50.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.23
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.74% +24.08%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -3 16 £425 - 5
Hertfordshire -5 12 £425 +30.77% 1
Norfolk - 10 - -
Bedfordshire -6 6 £550 +64.18% 1
R
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 22 (50.00%) Python
2 17 (38.64%) Linux
2 17 (38.64%) Hadoop
2 17 (38.64%) Apache Spark
3 16 (36.36%) Machine Learning
3 16 (36.36%) Analytics
4 15 (34.09%) Mathematics
5 14 (31.82%) Statistics
6 13 (29.55%) Degree
6 13 (29.55%) Impala
7 12 (27.27%) Apache Hive
7 12 (27.27%) Unix
8 11 (25.00%) Tableau
8 11 (25.00%) Cloudera
9 10 (22.73%) Kerberos
9 10 (22.73%) Red Hat
9 10 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (22.73%) Computer Science
10 9 (20.45%) SQL
11 8 (18.18%) Predictive Analytics
11 8 (18.18%) Visualisation
11 8 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (15.91%) C++
12 7 (15.91%) C
12 7 (15.91%) Data Analytics
12 7 (15.91%) Amazon Redshift
12 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (13.64%) Alteryx
13 6 (13.64%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (13.64%) Big Data

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 17 (38.64%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.55%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (4.55%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) Kerberos
2 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 6 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (13.64%) Wireless
3 1 (2.27%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (38.64%) Hadoop
2 13 (29.55%) Impala
3 12 (27.27%) Apache Hive
4 7 (15.91%) Amazon Redshift
5 6 (13.64%) Big Data
5 6 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
6 4 (9.09%) Power BI
6 4 (9.09%) Qlik Sense
7 3 (6.82%) QlikView
8 2 (4.55%) Amazon QuickSight
8 2 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (4.55%) HBase
8 2 (4.55%) Mahout
8 2 (4.55%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
9 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (2.27%) MySQL
9 1 (2.27%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (13.64%) Electronics
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Publishing
2 4 (9.09%) Retail
3 2 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Data Scientist
2 10 (22.73%) Cloud Engineer
2 10 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Developer
4 6 (13.64%) C Software Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Embedded C Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Embedded Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) TensorFlow
2 3 (6.82%) Natural Language Processing
2 3 (6.82%) scikit-learn
3 2 (4.55%) GraphX
3 2 (4.55%) Keras
3 2 (4.55%) MLlib
3 2 (4.55%) NumPy
3 2 (4.55%) Pandas
3 2 (4.55%) Theano
3 2 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (2.27%) .NET
4 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.27%) Django
4 1 (2.27%) Flask
4 1 (2.27%) HTML
4 1 (2.27%) HTML5
4 1 (2.27%) Regular Expression
4 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.64%) Device Driver
3 6 (13.64%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (11.36%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (38.64%) Linux
2 12 (27.27%) Unix
3 10 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (13.64%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.27%) Windows
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Analytics
1 16 (36.36%) Machine Learning
2 15 (34.09%) Mathematics
3 14 (31.82%) Statistics
4 8 (18.18%) Predictive Analytics
4 8 (18.18%) Visualisation
5 7 (15.91%) Data Analytics
6 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (13.64%) Data Visualisation
6 6 (13.64%) Device Driver Development
6 6 (13.64%) ETL
6 6 (13.64%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
7 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (11.36%) Data Modelling
7 5 (11.36%) Neural Network
7 5 (11.36%) Predictive Modelling
8 4 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (9.09%) Data Extraction
8 4 (9.09%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (50.00%) Python
2 9 (20.45%) SQL
3 7 (15.91%) C
3 7 (15.91%) C++
4 6 (13.64%) Embedded C
4 6 (13.64%) Embedded C++
5 2 (4.55%) Perl
6 1 (2.27%) AWK
6 1 (2.27%) C#
6 1 (2.27%) Java
6 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.27%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.27%) VB
6 1 (2.27%) VBA
6 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) PhD
3 1 (2.27%) ISEB
3 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Mesos
2 1 (2.27%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) SCOM
2 1 (2.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Cloudera
1 11 (25.00%) Tableau
2 10 (22.73%) Red Hat
3 6 (13.64%) Alteryx
3 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.55%) SAP
5 1 (2.27%) Blue Prism
5 1 (2.27%) Citrix
5 1 (2.27%) CommVault
5 1 (2.27%) HP
5 1 (2.27%) IBM
5 1 (2.27%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle
5 1 (2.27%) RapidMiner
5 1 (2.27%) Symantec
5 1 (2.27%) VMware