Period
to

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 4 July 2022 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
England > London
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 318 254 163
Rank change year-on-year -64 -91 +85
Contract jobs citing R 318 284 287
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.80% 1.03% 1.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.88% 2.16% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 193 243
10th Percentile £355 £320 £425
25th Percentile £475 £406 £488
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £595 £540 £550
Median % change year-on-year +10.19% -1.82% -
75th Percentile £713 £625 £663
90th Percentile £775 £650 £760
England median daily rate £550 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +2.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 4
10th Percentile £29.43 £28.05 £27.08
25th Percentile £32.13 £29.16 £33.94
Median hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £38.50
Median % change year-on-year +14.06% -16.88% +37.77%
75th Percentile £49.44 £33.94 £39.25
90th Percentile £63.80 £34.50 -
England median hourly rate £35.50 £25.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +42.00% -35.06% +83.73%

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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 16,902 13,143 8,785
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 42.39% 47.44% 49.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,980 9,816 6,560
10th Percentile £413 £381 £368
25th Percentile £500 £460 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £725 £650 £630
90th Percentile £800 £725 £713
England median daily rate £553 £505 £500
% change year-on-year +9.41% +1.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 72 70
10th Percentile £31.13 £20.55 £22.40
25th Percentile £35.00 £31.19 £28.06
Median hourly rate £51.38 £44.00 £47.83
Median % change year-on-year +16.76% -8.01% +29.27%
75th Percentile £67.50 £61.25 £60.75
90th Percentile £77.13 £68.32 £64.91
England median hourly rate £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +23.53% - -4.49%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing R as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for R in London

R
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing R in London.

Daily rate trend for R in London

R
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing R in London over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for R in London

R
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing R in London.

Hourly rate trend for R in London

R
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing R in London over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for R in London

R
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the London region over the 6 months to 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -46 31 £600 +33.33% 9
West London 0 8 £596 -5.10% 3
East London -8 1 £305 - 1
R
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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 London region with a requirement for R.

1 248 (77.99%) Python
2 198 (62.26%) SQL
3 159 (50.00%) Analytics
4 133 (41.82%) Agile
5 110 (34.59%) Data Science
6 109 (34.28%) Analytical Skills
7 101 (31.76%) Finance
8 83 (26.10%) Visualisation
9 77 (24.21%) Business Intelligence
10 74 (23.27%) Data Analysis
10 74 (23.27%) Azure
11 65 (20.44%) Machine Learning
12 63 (19.81%) Statistics
13 61 (19.18%) Tableau
13 61 (19.18%) Social Skills
14 56 (17.61%) GCP
15 55 (17.30%) Microsoft
16 53 (16.67%) Power BI
16 53 (16.67%) Power Platform
17 52 (16.35%) Big Data
18 51 (16.04%) AWS
19 50 (15.72%) Apache Spark
19 50 (15.72%) Microsoft Excel
20 49 (15.41%) Docker
21 47 (14.78%) Git (software)
22 45 (14.15%) Scrum
22 45 (14.15%) Front Office
23 42 (13.21%) Software Engineering
24 41 (12.89%) Asset Management
24 41 (12.89%) Data Pipeline

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 50 (15.72%) Apache Spark
2 38 (11.95%) SAS
3 27 (8.49%) Apache Airflow
4 20 (6.29%) Apache
5 9 (2.83%) Jupyter
6 4 (1.26%) Confluence
7 2 (0.63%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
Applications
1 50 (15.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (7.86%) SPSS
3 7 (2.20%) Stata
4 4 (1.26%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.26%) Oracle AML
1 4 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.94%) Maximo
2 3 (0.94%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.31%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 74 (23.27%) Azure
2 56 (17.61%) GCP
3 53 (16.67%) Power Platform
4 51 (16.04%) AWS
5 25 (7.86%) Google Analytics
6 24 (7.55%) Google Data Studio
7 14 (4.40%) Azure Data Factory
7 14 (4.40%) GitHub
8 12 (3.77%) Serverless
9 8 (2.52%) Vertex AI
10 7 (2.20%) AWS Lambda
10 7 (2.20%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 7 (2.20%) Azure DevOps
10 7 (2.20%) Azure Machine Learning
10 7 (2.20%) Snowflake
11 6 (1.89%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 5 (1.57%) Azure Functions
13 4 (1.26%) Azure AKS
13 4 (1.26%) Azure Service Bus
13 4 (1.26%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.09%) HTTP
2 3 (0.94%) 4G
2 3 (0.94%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (0.63%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.31%) Internet
4 1 (0.31%) Multicast
4 1 (0.31%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (19.18%) Tableau
2 53 (16.67%) Power BI
3 52 (16.35%) Big Data
4 36 (11.32%) BigQuery
5 35 (11.01%) Hadoop
6 31 (9.75%) Data Warehouse
6 31 (9.75%) NoSQL
7 29 (9.12%) Data Mining
8 21 (6.60%) Relational Database
9 19 (5.97%) SQL Server
10 18 (5.66%) Data Lake
11 13 (4.09%) MySQL
12 12 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (3.46%) HBase
13 11 (3.46%) Looker
14 10 (3.14%) Apache Hive
15 8 (2.52%) Impala
15 8 (2.52%) QlikView
16 7 (2.20%) HDInsight
16 7 (2.20%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 47 (14.78%) Git (software)
2 27 (8.49%) Jenkins
3 20 (6.29%) JIRA
3 20 (6.29%) MLflow
4 13 (4.09%) Gradle
4 13 (4.09%) Hudson
5 7 (2.20%) RStudio
6 5 (1.57%) Artifactory
7 3 (0.94%) ER Studio
7 3 (0.94%) ERwin
7 3 (0.94%) Toad
8 2 (0.63%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.63%) Deequ
8 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio Code
8 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.31%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.31%) GitLab
9 1 (0.31%) TeamCity
General
1 109 (34.28%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (31.76%) Finance
3 61 (19.18%) Social Skills
4 45 (14.15%) Front Office
5 26 (8.18%) Presentation Skills
6 25 (7.86%) Banking
7 23 (7.23%) Public Sector
8 20 (6.29%) Influencing Skills
9 18 (5.66%) Marketing
10 13 (4.09%) Retail
11 9 (2.83%) Telecoms
12 7 (2.20%) Advertising
12 7 (2.20%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (1.57%) Games
13 5 (1.57%) Investment Banking
13 5 (1.57%) Law
14 4 (1.26%) German Language
14 4 (1.26%) Publishing
15 3 (0.94%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 2 (0.63%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 117 (36.79%) Analyst
2 56 (17.61%) Data Analyst
3 46 (14.47%) Data Scientist
3 46 (14.47%) Developer
4 30 (9.43%) Data Engineer
5 27 (8.49%) Product Owner
6 21 (6.60%) Senior Analyst
7 19 (5.97%) Product Manager
8 18 (5.66%) Finance Manager
8 18 (5.66%) Performance Analyst
9 17 (5.35%) Business Analyst
9 17 (5.35%) Machine Learning Engineer
9 17 (5.35%) Senior Performance Analyst
10 13 (4.09%) Scala Developer
10 13 (4.09%) Senior Developer
10 13 (4.09%) Senior Scala Developer
11 10 (3.14%) Architect
11 10 (3.14%) Product Analyst
11 10 (3.14%) Python Developer
12 9 (2.83%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (9.43%) TensorFlow
2 24 (7.55%) PyTorch
3 17 (5.35%) Apache Beam
3 17 (5.35%) BentoML
4 16 (5.03%) Pandas
4 16 (5.03%) PySpark
5 14 (4.40%) Web Services
6 13 (4.09%) Akka
6 13 (4.09%) RESTful
7 9 (2.83%) NumPy
8 7 (2.20%) Shiny
9 6 (1.89%) Matplotlib
9 6 (1.89%) scikit-learn
9 6 (1.89%) Tidyverse
10 4 (1.26%) .NET
10 4 (1.26%) jQuery
10 4 (1.26%) REST
11 3 (0.94%) CSS
11 3 (0.94%) HTML
11 3 (0.94%) pytest
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.58%) Fixed Income
2 36 (11.32%) Derivative
2 36 (11.32%) Hedge funds
3 30 (9.43%) OTC Derivatives
4 26 (8.18%) Algorithms
5 15 (4.72%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (4.09%) Media Streaming
6 13 (4.09%) Video\Live Streaming
7 11 (3.46%) Data Structures
8 9 (2.83%) Management Information System
9 7 (2.20%) User Experience
10 6 (1.89%) Credit Derivative
10 6 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (1.89%) Reinsurance
10 6 (1.89%) Social Media
11 4 (1.26%) NHS
12 3 (0.94%) Clustering
12 3 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.94%) Freedom of Information
12 3 (0.94%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 26 (8.18%) Linux
2 9 (2.83%) Unix
3 7 (2.20%) Windows
4 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.63%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (50.00%) Analytics
2 133 (41.82%) Agile
3 110 (34.59%) Data Science
4 83 (26.10%) Visualisation
5 77 (24.21%) Business Intelligence
6 74 (23.27%) Data Analysis
7 65 (20.44%) Machine Learning
8 63 (19.81%) Statistics
9 45 (14.15%) Scrum
10 42 (13.21%) Software Engineering
11 41 (12.89%) Asset Management
11 41 (12.89%) Data Pipeline
12 38 (11.95%) Computer Science
13 37 (11.64%) Data Visualisation
14 36 (11.32%) Decision-Making
15 32 (10.06%) Data Modelling
15 32 (10.06%) Mathematics
16 30 (9.43%) Performance Attribution
16 30 (9.43%) Problem-Solving
16 30 (9.43%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 248 (77.99%) Python
2 198 (62.26%) SQL
3 40 (12.58%) Scala
4 39 (12.26%) VBA
5 34 (10.69%) MATLAB
6 31 (9.75%) Java
7 10 (3.14%) C++
8 9 (2.83%) PHP
9 8 (2.52%) PL/SQL
10 7 (2.20%) C#
11 6 (1.89%) Bash
11 6 (1.89%) C
11 6 (1.89%) HiveQL
11 6 (1.89%) Julia
11 6 (1.89%) Perl
11 6 (1.89%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.57%) JavaScript
13 4 (1.26%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.26%) SAS Macro
13 4 (1.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (12.26%) Degree
2 20 (6.29%) PhD
3 10 (3.14%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.20%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.89%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.63%) Tableau Certification
7 2 (0.63%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.31%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.31%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (10.69%) QA
2 14 (4.40%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.20%) Accessibility
4 4 (1.26%) PMO
5 2 (0.63%) IFRS
5 2 (0.63%) IFRS 17
6 1 (0.31%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.31%) CDISC
6 1 (0.31%) COREP
6 1 (0.31%) LOINC
6 1 (0.31%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 49 (15.41%) Docker
2 22 (6.92%) HDFS
3 4 (1.26%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.31%) NFS
Systems Management
1 25 (7.86%) Kubernetes
2 17 (5.35%) Kubeflow
3 3 (0.94%) Oozie
3 3 (0.94%) Rancher
3 3 (0.94%) Terraform
4 2 (0.63%) Ansible
5 1 (0.31%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.31%) Consul
5 1 (0.31%) Galera Cluster
5 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 55 (17.30%) Microsoft
2 36 (11.32%) Databricks
2 36 (11.32%) Google
3 30 (9.43%) Bloomberg
4 21 (6.60%) BISAM
4 21 (6.60%) Oracle
5 12 (3.77%) Teradata
6 10 (3.14%) SAP
7 7 (2.20%) Splunk
8 6 (1.89%) Talend
9 5 (1.57%) Alteryx
10 4 (1.26%) Informatica
10 4 (1.26%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (0.94%) CA Agile Central
11 3 (0.94%) Cognos
11 3 (0.94%) Mapinfo
11 3 (0.94%) Sparx
12 2 (0.63%) BT
12 2 (0.63%) IBM
12 2 (0.63%) Red Hat