Period
to 23 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 23 February 2019 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 76 92
Rank change year-on-year -12 +16 -2
Contract jobs citing R 6 25 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.44% 1.63% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.29% 4.32% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 2
Hertfordshire median daily rate £300 £575 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.83% +70.24% -
10th Percentile £238 £330 £316
90th Percentile £343 £600 £349
East of England median daily rate £550 £550 £343
% change year-on-year - +60.47% +14.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £10.00 -
East of England median hourly rate - £42.00 -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 466 579 492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 34.01% 37.72% 36.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 308 307
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +9.68%
10th Percentile £300 £291 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £565
East of England median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 36
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -21.05% +15.85%
10th Percentile £17.70 £10.63 £36.25
90th Percentile £49.25 £44.38 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £44.25 £42.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year +5.36% +1.82% +5.77%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for R in Hertfordshire

R
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for R in Hertfordshire

R
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 February 2019. 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
Stevenage - 2 - - 4
Hatfield - 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City +4 1 £350 -33.33%
R
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for R.

1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) C++
1 3 (50.00%) Python
1 3 (50.00%) 3GPP
1 3 (50.00%) WCDMA
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (50.00%) Assembly Language
1 3 (50.00%) MATLAB
1 3 (50.00%) LTE
1 3 (50.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 3 (50.00%) Signal Processing
2 2 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (33.33%) TensorFlow
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Neural Network
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Data Science
3 1 (16.67%) Decision-Making
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) GCP
3 1 (16.67%) Statistics
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) CDISC
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) 3GPP
1 3 (50.00%) LTE
1 3 (50.00%) WCDMA
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Data Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Data Scientist
2 2 (33.33%) Machine Learning Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Machine Learning Scientist
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Developer
3 1 (16.67%) DSP Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 3 (50.00%) Signal Processing
2 2 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Data Science
2 2 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 2 (33.33%) Neural Network
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Decision-Making
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Assembly Language
1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) C++
1 3 (50.00%) MATLAB
1 3 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) CDISC
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (16.67%) GCP