Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 89 82
Rank change year-on-year -2 -7 +25
Contract jobs citing R 9 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.58% 0.32% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.67% 0.84% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Hertfordshire median daily rate £444 £500 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.25% +53.85% -22.62%
10th Percentile £275 £315 £313
90th Percentile £600 £725 £338
East of England median daily rate £450 £500 £325
% change year-on-year -10.00% +53.85% -26.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £28.00 £42.00 -
% change year-on-year -33.33% - -

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 539 479 400
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 34.53% 38.05% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 281 226
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +6.11% +7.24%
10th Percentile £215 £263 £261
90th Percentile £556 £575 £513
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 30 25
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £31.25 £41.25 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.24% -16.67% +52.31%
10th Percentile £12.25 £15.00 £12.97
90th Percentile £51.00 £53.08 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £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 18 July 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 18 July 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
Watford -4 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead -11 1 £225 -
Hatfield - 1 £438 -
R
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 8 (88.89%) Python
2 7 (77.78%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) Hadoop
3 5 (55.56%) Apache Spark
3 5 (55.56%) Data Science
4 4 (44.44%) Apache Pig
4 4 (44.44%) Open Source
4 4 (44.44%) Apache Hive
4 4 (44.44%) MapReduce
4 4 (44.44%) Machine Learning
4 4 (44.44%) Big Data
4 4 (44.44%) Retail
4 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
4 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
4 4 (44.44%) Scala
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (33.33%) Visualisation
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (33.33%) Mathematical Modelling
5 3 (33.33%) Data Structures
5 3 (33.33%) Algorithms
6 2 (22.22%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (22.22%) Jupyter
6 2 (22.22%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (22.22%) Jaspersoft
6 2 (22.22%) Looker
6 2 (22.22%) HTML
6 2 (22.22%) SAP

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 5 (55.56%) Apache Spark
2 4 (44.44%) Apache Pig
3 2 (22.22%) Jupyter
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) BGP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) MPLS
1 1 (11.11%) OSPF
1 1 (11.11%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Hadoop
2 4 (44.44%) Apache Hive
2 4 (44.44%) Big Data
3 2 (22.22%) Looker
4 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 1 (11.11%) Power BI
4 1 (11.11%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (44.44%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Data Scientist
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Excel Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Report Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Reporting Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) Deeplearning4j
2 1 (11.11%) MXNet
2 1 (11.11%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (11.11%) TensorFlow
2 1 (11.11%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 3 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Data Science
2 4 (44.44%) Machine Learning
2 4 (44.44%) MapReduce
2 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
2 4 (44.44%) Open Source
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Mathematical Modelling
3 3 (33.33%) Visualisation
4 2 (22.22%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Deep Learning
5 1 (11.11%) Linear Algebra
5 1 (11.11%) Linear Regression
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (11.11%) Recommender Systems
5 1 (11.11%) Support Vector Machines
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Python
2 7 (77.78%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) Scala
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) MATLAB
6 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (11.11%) CCIE
3 1 (11.11%) CCIE Data Center
3 1 (11.11%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (11.11%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (11.11%) GDPR
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cognos
1 2 (22.22%) Google
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
1 2 (22.22%) Jaspersoft
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Alteryx
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Tableau