The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
R
South East / Hampshire
Rank 110 123 111
Rank change year-on-year +13 -12  
Contract jobs citing R 4 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.22% 0.046% 0.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.64% 0.14% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 13
Median daily rate £200 £250 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -58.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £475 £600
% change year-on-year -6.57% -20.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 - -
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 Hampshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 623 735 828
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 33.79% 33.72% 38.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 494 429
Median daily rate £395 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 31 42
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.15% -2.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £22.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £47.65 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

R
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing R in Hampshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for R in Hampshire

R
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing R in Hampshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for R in Hampshire

R
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing R in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for R in Hampshire

R
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Fareham - 2 £200 -
Havant - 2 £469 -
Portsmouth -9 1 £200 -20.00%
Southampton - 1 £200 -
R
South East

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for R.

1 9 (56.25%) Python
1 9 (56.25%) Big Data
1 9 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (50.00%) Stata
2 8 (50.00%) SAS
3 7 (43.75%) Statistics
3 7 (43.75%) Degree
3 7 (43.75%) Mathematics
4 6 (37.50%) Postgraduate
5 5 (31.25%) RDBMS
5 5 (31.25%) GIS
5 5 (31.25%) ArcGIS
5 5 (31.25%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (31.25%) Cloudera
5 5 (31.25%) Scala
5 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
5 5 (31.25%) QGIS
5 5 (31.25%) Spatial Analysis
6 4 (25.00%) HDFS
6 4 (25.00%) Hadoop
6 4 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (18.75%) Flash
7 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (18.75%) Django
7 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
7 3 (18.75%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (18.75%) Web Application Development
7 3 (18.75%) Time Series Analysis
7 3 (18.75%) Data Ingestion
8 2 (12.50%) CRISP-DM

R
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 8 (50.00%) SAS
2 5 (31.25%) ArcGIS
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Stata
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (12.50%) SPSS
2 2 (12.50%) SPSS Modeler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) Big Data
2 5 (31.25%) GIS
2 5 (31.25%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (31.25%) QGIS
2 5 (31.25%) RDBMS
2 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
3 4 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
5 2 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (12.50%) Apache Hive
5 2 (12.50%) Data Mining
5 2 (12.50%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (12.50%) HBase
5 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
5 2 (12.50%) MySQL
5 2 (12.50%) Spatial Data
5 2 (12.50%) Text Mining
General
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Spatial Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Statistical Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Data Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Big Data Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Cloud Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Data Scientist
4 3 (18.75%) Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Python Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Scala Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Big Data Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Cloud Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Data Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Hadoop Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Hadoop Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Junior
5 2 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Statistical Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Django
1 3 (18.75%) Flash
1 3 (18.75%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (12.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Mathematics
1 7 (43.75%) Statistics
2 5 (31.25%) Spatial Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Data Ingestion
3 3 (18.75%) Time Series Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Web Application Development
4 2 (12.50%) A/B Testing
4 2 (12.50%) CHAID
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps
4 2 (12.50%) Economics
4 2 (12.50%) ETL
4 2 (12.50%) Logistic Regression
4 2 (12.50%) Machine Learning
4 2 (12.50%) Monte Carlo Method
4 2 (12.50%) Multivariate Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Neural Network
4 2 (12.50%) Operations Research
4 2 (12.50%) Statistical Modelling
4 2 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Python
2 5 (31.25%) Scala
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 6 (37.50%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) HDFS
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Cloudera
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Splunk
2 2 (12.50%) Tableau