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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 - 125
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing R 8 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.38% - 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.97% - 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Median daily rate £525 - £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £500 £600
% change year-on-year -11.25% -16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year -5.26% -  

R is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 824 785 906
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 38.76% 31.65% 34.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 459 488
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 53 59
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +7.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £19.00 £32.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

R
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing R as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire - 4 £513 - 5
Essex - 2 £265 - 2
Bedfordshire - 1 £525 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £750 - 2
R
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 13 (72.22%) Python
2 11 (61.11%) Mathematics
3 8 (44.44%) Computer Science
4 7 (38.89%) Visualisation
4 7 (38.89%) Algorithms
4 7 (38.89%) Statistics
5 6 (33.33%) Web Services
5 6 (33.33%) Java
5 6 (33.33%) Machine Learning
6 5 (27.78%) Linux
6 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (27.78%) Data Mining
7 4 (22.22%) SAS
7 4 (22.22%) MATLAB
7 4 (22.22%) SQL
7 4 (22.22%) Bioinformatics
7 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 4 (22.22%) Physics
7 4 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (22.22%) NumPy
7 4 (22.22%) Apache Hive
7 4 (22.22%) RESTful
7 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
7 4 (22.22%) Docker
8 3 (16.67%) Kibana
8 3 (16.67%) Analytics
8 3 (16.67%) Apache Pig
8 3 (16.67%) Mahout
8 3 (16.67%) Power BI

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 4 (22.22%) SAS
2 3 (16.67%) Apache
2 3 (16.67%) Apache Pig
3 2 (11.11%) OpenStack
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) S-PLUS
1 3 (16.67%) Weka
2 2 (11.11%) MS Project
3 1 (5.56%) AutoCAD
3 1 (5.56%) GNU Octave
3 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Data Mining
2 4 (22.22%) Apache Hive
2 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 3 (16.67%) Mahout
3 3 (16.67%) Power BI
4 2 (11.11%) Big Data
4 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
5 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (5.56%) HBase
5 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
General
1 3 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (16.67%) Publishing
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Games
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Data Scientist
2 3 (16.67%) Programmer
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Programmer
3 2 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Software Integration Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Web Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Big Data Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Data Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Data Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Facilities Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Hadoop Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Principal Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Data Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Data Scientist
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior SAS Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Web Services
2 4 (22.22%) NumPy
2 4 (22.22%) RESTful
3 3 (16.67%) D3.js
3 3 (16.67%) scikit-learn
3 3 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (5.56%) POSIX
4 1 (5.56%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 7 (38.89%) Algorithms
3 3 (16.67%) Life Science
4 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.56%) e-Health
5 1 (5.56%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Mathematics
2 7 (38.89%) Statistics
2 7 (38.89%) Visualisation
3 6 (33.33%) Machine Learning
4 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (22.22%) Bioinformatics
5 4 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
5 4 (22.22%) Physics
5 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 3 (16.67%) Analytics
6 3 (16.67%) Biometrics
6 3 (16.67%) Information Management
6 3 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Workflow
7 2 (11.11%) Data Analytics
8 1 (5.56%) Applied Mathematics
8 1 (5.56%) Business Analytics
8 1 (5.56%) MapReduce
8 1 (5.56%) Open Source
8 1 (5.56%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Python
2 6 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) MATLAB
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.11%) Scala
6 1 (5.56%) C
6 1 (5.56%) C++
6 1 (5.56%) Go
6 1 (5.56%) Haskell
6 1 (5.56%) Perl
6 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) CISA
2 1 (5.56%) CISM
2 1 (5.56%) CISSP
2 1 (5.56%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) CDISC
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Docker
2 1 (5.56%) KVM
2 1 (5.56%) LXC
2 1 (5.56%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Kibana
2 1 (5.56%) Mesos
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
1 1 (5.56%) Pegasus
1 1 (5.56%) SAP
1 1 (5.56%) Teradata
1 1 (5.56%) Vertica
Essex
LA International
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 17 hours ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 15 days ago