Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 87 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 - +99
Contract jobs citing R 21 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.43% 0.082% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.98% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 0
Hertfordshire median daily rate £575 £750 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.33% - -
East of England median daily rate £525 £513 £300
% change year-on-year +2.44% +70.83% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £28.00 - -

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 527 433 386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 35.85% 35.38% 27.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 280 211
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £276 £254 £263
90th Percentile £585 £575 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 31
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £23.07 £45.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.74% +7.14% +25.37%
10th Percentile £13.00 £30.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £46.13 £53.68 £52.25
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -2.44% -2.38% +8.39%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 -
Watford -15 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £225 -
Welwyn - 1 £575 -
R
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, 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 21 (100.00%) Python
2 18 (85.71%) Data Science
3 17 (80.95%) Big Data
3 17 (80.95%) Mathematics
4 15 (71.43%) Retail
4 15 (71.43%) Java
4 15 (71.43%) Hadoop
4 15 (71.43%) Apache Spark
4 15 (71.43%) Machine Learning
4 15 (71.43%) Mathematical Modelling
5 12 (57.14%) Scala
6 10 (47.62%) Data Structures
6 10 (47.62%) Algorithms
7 9 (42.86%) Apache Pig
7 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
7 9 (42.86%) Open Source
7 9 (42.86%) Apache Hive
7 9 (42.86%) MapReduce
8 7 (33.33%) Degree
8 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
9 6 (28.57%) Statistics
9 6 (28.57%) Visualisation
9 6 (28.57%) Analytics
10 5 (23.81%) Tableau
10 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (23.81%) Predictive Modelling
10 5 (23.81%) Predictive Analytics
10 5 (23.81%) Amazon Redshift
10 5 (23.81%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (23.81%) Numerate Degree

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 15 (71.43%) Apache Spark
2 9 (42.86%) Apache Pig
3 2 (9.52%) Jupyter
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (80.95%) Big Data
2 15 (71.43%) Hadoop
3 9 (42.86%) Apache Hive
4 5 (23.81%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
6 2 (9.52%) Looker
7 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
7 1 (4.76%) Power BI
7 1 (4.76%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (71.43%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Data Scientist
2 2 (9.52%) Analyst
2 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Developer
3 1 (4.76%) Excel Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Report Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Data Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Reporting Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) CSS
1 2 (9.52%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) Deeplearning4j
2 1 (4.76%) MXNet
2 1 (4.76%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (4.76%) TensorFlow
2 1 (4.76%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Algorithms
1 10 (47.62%) Data Structures
2 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Mindset
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Data Science
2 17 (80.95%) Mathematics
3 15 (71.43%) Machine Learning
3 15 (71.43%) Mathematical Modelling
4 9 (42.86%) MapReduce
4 9 (42.86%) Open Source
5 6 (28.57%) Analytics
5 6 (28.57%) Statistics
5 6 (28.57%) Visualisation
6 5 (23.81%) Predictive Analytics
6 5 (23.81%) Predictive Modelling
6 5 (23.81%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (19.05%) Creative Thinking
8 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 3 (14.29%) Logistics
9 2 (9.52%) Dashboard Development
10 1 (4.76%) Deep Learning
10 1 (4.76%) Linear Algebra
10 1 (4.76%) Linear Regression
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Python
2 15 (71.43%) Java
3 12 (57.14%) Scala
4 3 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (9.52%) MATLAB
6 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (23.81%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.76%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.76%) GDPR
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Tableau
2 2 (9.52%) Cognos
2 2 (9.52%) Google
2 2 (9.52%) IBM
2 2 (9.52%) Jaspersoft
2 2 (9.52%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) Alteryx
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft