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 3 months to 30 April 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 - 71
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing R 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.17% - 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.47% - 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £750 - £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £600
% change year-on-year +5.55% -25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 212 191 239
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 36.61% 25.43% 33.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 109 101
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £515 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 10
Median hourly rate £50.00 £43.70 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.41% +34.46%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 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 3 months to 30 April 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
Watford - 1 £750 -
R
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for R.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Teradata
1 1 (100.00%) Neural Network
1 1 (100.00%) Logistic Regression
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) SciPy
1 1 (100.00%) NumPy
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) HBase
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) GNU Octave
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Presales

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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) GNU Octave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) HBase
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Data Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) NumPy
1 1 (100.00%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Logistic Regression
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Neural Network
1 1 (100.00%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Teradata