Period
to 20 July 2017

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 20 July 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
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 80 104
Rank change year-on-year -8 +24 -6
Contract jobs citing R 4 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.31% 0.57% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.83% 2.05% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Hertfordshire median daily rate £500 £325 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.85% -22.62% +5.00%
10th Percentile £315 £313 £410
90th Percentile £725 £338 £430
East of England median daily rate £500 £325 £445
% change year-on-year +53.85% -26.97% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 - -

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 482 391 551
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 37.77% 27.89% 34.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 223 247
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +6.90% +3.57%
10th Percentile £258 £261 £273
90th Percentile £585 £514 £488
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 21 25
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 £44.40 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.28% +36.62% -12.16%
10th Percentile £15.00 £11.62 £19.79
90th Percentile £53.15 £53.75 £40.15
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 20 July 2017.

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 20 July 2017. 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
Watford - 2 £625 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
R
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) MATLAB
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) HBase
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Teradata
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) GNU Octave
2 1 (25.00%) Blue Prism
2 1 (25.00%) Robotic Process Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) 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 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (25.00%) GNU Octave
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) HBase
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Workday Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) NumPy
1 1 (25.00%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Logistic Regression
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (25.00%) Neural Network
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Robotic Process Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) MATLAB
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Blue Prism
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) Teradata
1 1 (25.00%) Workday