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 28 June 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
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 113 118
Rank change year-on-year +6 +5  
Contract jobs citing R 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.055% 0.050% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% 0.16% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £525
% change year-on-year - -14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 548 630 750
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 30.41% 31.66% 35.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 575 932 850
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.58% +4.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 83 59
Median hourly rate £43.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £31.50 £21.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £58.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing R as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for R in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 3 (60.00%) SAS
1 3 (60.00%) Statistics
2 2 (40.00%) Operations Research
2 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Neural Network
2 2 (40.00%) Economics
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (40.00%) GIS
2 2 (40.00%) ArcGIS
2 2 (40.00%) SPSS
2 2 (40.00%) CHAID
2 2 (40.00%) Stata
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VBA
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (40.00%) Logistic Regression
2 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Monte Carlo Method
2 2 (40.00%) Multivariate Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Tableau
2 2 (40.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Time Series Analysis

R
Co-occurring 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 3 (60.00%) SAS
2 2 (40.00%) ArcGIS
3 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (40.00%) SPSS
1 2 (40.00%) SPSS Modeler
1 2 (40.00%) Stata
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SNMP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (40.00%) GIS
1 2 (40.00%) QGIS
2 1 (20.00%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) Spatial Data
General
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Data Scientist
2 2 (40.00%) Spatial Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) EMC Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Statistical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (20.00%) RESTful
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Statistics
2 2 (40.00%) A/B Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) ANOVA
2 2 (40.00%) CHAID
2 2 (40.00%) CRISP-DM
2 2 (40.00%) Economics
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Linear Regression
2 2 (40.00%) Logistic Regression
2 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (40.00%) Monte Carlo Method
2 2 (40.00%) Multivariate Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Neural Network
2 2 (40.00%) Operations Research
2 2 (40.00%) Spatial Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Time Series Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (40.00%) VBA
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Kibana
1 1 (20.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Tableau
2 1 (20.00%) EMC