Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 91 82
Rank change year-on-year -7 -9 +19
Contract jobs citing R 5 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.30% 0.76% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.90% 1.99% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +30.77% -
10th Percentile £250 £304 £313
90th Percentile £435 £556 £347
East of England median daily rate £394 £550 £325
% change year-on-year -28.41% +69.23% -38.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £10.00 -
East of England median hourly rate - £42.00 -

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 558 604 503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 34.00% 38.32% 36.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 320 288
Hertfordshire median daily rate £416 £413 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.91% +7.14% +2.67%
10th Percentile £250 £280 £232
90th Percentile £556 £588 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 28
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £46.50 £17.15 £49.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +171.10% -65.52% +49.62%
10th Percentile £16.58 £13.65 £27.90
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.75 £54.35
East of England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.41% +1.25% +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 14 November 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 14 November 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
Hatfield - 2 £438 -
Welwyn Garden City -14 1 £350 -
Stevenage - 1 - -
R
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) 3GPP
1 2 (40.00%) WCDMA
1 2 (40.00%) Assembly Language
1 2 (40.00%) MATLAB
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (40.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 2 (40.00%) Signal Processing
1 2 (40.00%) LTE
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) TensorFlow
2 1 (20.00%) CCIE Data Center
2 1 (20.00%) Data Science
2 1 (20.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Neural Network
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) 3GPP
1 2 (40.00%) LTE
1 2 (40.00%) WCDMA
2 1 (20.00%) BGP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) OSPF
2 1 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Data Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Data Scientist
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DSP Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning Scientist
2 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 2 (40.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Data Science
2 1 (20.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Neural Network
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Assembly Language
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) MATLAB
1 2 (40.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCIE
1 1 (20.00%) CCIE Data Center
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) CDISC
1 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (20.00%) GCP
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco