Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 2018 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 90 89
Rank change year-on-year +10 -1 +12
Contract jobs citing R 20 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.30% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.40% 0.58% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Hertfordshire median daily rate £575 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +76.92% - -
East of England median daily rate £550 £335 £400
% change year-on-year +64.18% -16.25% +48.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £10.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £38.25 - -

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 589 521 470
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 38.25% 37.24% 33.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 308 232
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £300 £250 £234
90th Percentile £588 £538 £549
East of England median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 33 27
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £24.50 £47.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.42% +26.67% +7.91%
10th Percentile £10.63 £36.47 £13.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £53.75 £52.25
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £42.20 £39.00
% change year-on-year -4.03% +8.21% +4.00%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing R in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 19 January 2018. 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
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £525 - 1
Watford - 4 - -
Rickmansworth - 2 - -
Welwyn - 1 £575 -
R
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 18 (90.00%) Python
2 14 (70.00%) Mathematics
2 14 (70.00%) Big Data
3 13 (65.00%) Mathematical Modelling
4 11 (55.00%) Machine Learning
4 11 (55.00%) Apache Spark
4 11 (55.00%) Retail
4 11 (55.00%) Hadoop
5 9 (45.00%) Scala
5 9 (45.00%) Java
5 9 (45.00%) Analytics
6 8 (40.00%) Tableau
6 8 (40.00%) Data Structures
6 8 (40.00%) Algorithms
7 6 (30.00%) Apache Hive
7 6 (30.00%) MapReduce
7 6 (30.00%) Apache Pig
7 6 (30.00%) Open Source
7 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
7 6 (30.00%) Degree
8 5 (25.00%) Predictive Analytics
8 5 (25.00%) Statistics
8 5 (25.00%) Predictive Modelling
8 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (25.00%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (20.00%) Data Analytics
9 4 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
9 4 (20.00%) Qlik Sense
9 4 (20.00%) Power BI
9 4 (20.00%) Alteryx

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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (55.00%) Apache Spark
2 6 (30.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) Big Data
2 11 (55.00%) Hadoop
3 6 (30.00%) Apache Hive
4 5 (25.00%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (20.00%) Power BI
5 4 (20.00%) Qlik Sense
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (5.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (55.00%) Retail
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Data Scientist
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Algorithms
1 8 (40.00%) Data Structures
2 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Mathematics
2 13 (65.00%) Mathematical Modelling
3 11 (55.00%) Machine Learning
4 9 (45.00%) Analytics
5 6 (30.00%) MapReduce
5 6 (30.00%) Open Source
6 5 (25.00%) Predictive Analytics
6 5 (25.00%) Predictive Modelling
6 5 (25.00%) Statistics
7 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (20.00%) Creative Thinking
7 4 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
7 4 (20.00%) Data Analytics
7 4 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
7 4 (20.00%) Data Extraction
7 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
7 4 (20.00%) ETL
7 4 (20.00%) Workflow
7 4 (20.00%) Workflow Management
8 3 (15.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) Python
2 9 (45.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) Scala
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Tableau
2 4 (20.00%) Alteryx
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft