Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 297 204 197
Rank change year-on-year -93 -7 +94
Contract jobs citing R 314 220 422
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.85% 1.25% 1.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.91% 2.56% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 169 254
10th Percentile £325 £350 £375
25th Percentile £420 £415 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year - - +10.00%
75th Percentile £638 £650 £700
90th Percentile £713 £750 £794
England median daily rate £500 £505 £525
% change year-on-year -0.99% -3.81% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 8
10th Percentile £36.25 £28.60 £24.50
25th Percentile £38.00 £31.29 £27.13
Median hourly rate £52.50 £37.93 £40.00
Median % change year-on-year +38.42% -5.18% -11.11%
75th Percentile £64.19 £43.00 £53.75
90th Percentile £66.25 £44.73 -
England median hourly rate £19.70 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -24.23% -16.13% -31.11%

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 16,460 8,586 14,107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 44.32% 48.62% 46.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,602 6,362 10,614
10th Percentile £413 £350 £369
25th Percentile £494 £425 £431
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.57% - -
75th Percentile £688 £625 £613
90th Percentile £775 £700 £688
England median daily rate £550 £480 £485
% change year-on-year +14.58% -1.03% +1.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 53 94
10th Percentile £25.00 £21.40 £16.73
25th Percentile £35.00 £30.25 £25.06
Median hourly rate £52.50 £42.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% -6.67% +22.72%
75th Percentile £64.19 £58.00 £52.50
90th Percentile £78.75 £70.60 £56.90
England median hourly rate £49.00 £42.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year +15.29% -3.41% +3.53%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -26 51 £522 -0.52% 17
West London -31 7 £603 - 3
South London -10 1 £650 +13.04%
R
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 247 (78.66%) Python
2 191 (60.83%) SQL
3 141 (44.90%) Analytics
4 124 (39.49%) Data Science
5 120 (38.22%) Azure
6 108 (34.39%) Visualisation
7 97 (30.89%) Business Intelligence
7 97 (30.89%) Analytical Skills
8 93 (29.62%) Social Skills
9 89 (28.34%) Power Platform
9 89 (28.34%) Power BI
10 84 (26.75%) Machine Learning
11 80 (25.48%) Finance
12 75 (23.89%) Tableau
12 75 (23.89%) Data Visualisation
13 73 (23.25%) Agile Software Development
14 67 (21.34%) AWS
15 61 (19.43%) Data Analysis
16 57 (18.15%) Apache Spark
17 55 (17.52%) Big Data
18 45 (14.33%) ETL
19 44 (14.01%) Data Modelling
20 42 (13.38%) Microsoft Excel
21 41 (13.06%) Degree
22 40 (12.74%) Statistics
22 40 (12.74%) Problem-Solving
23 39 (12.42%) Mathematics
23 39 (12.42%) GCP
24 38 (12.10%) Algorithms
24 38 (12.10%) Stakeholder Management

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 57 (18.15%) Apache Spark
2 32 (10.19%) SAS
3 13 (4.14%) SharePoint
4 12 (3.82%) Jupyter
5 7 (2.23%) IIS
6 6 (1.91%) Confluence
7 4 (1.27%) ArcGIS
7 4 (1.27%) Oracle Coherence
8 3 (0.96%) Apache
8 3 (0.96%) Apache Airflow
8 3 (0.96%) R Markdown
9 1 (0.32%) Appian
9 1 (0.32%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 42 (13.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (4.78%) SPSS
3 4 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.27%) Stata
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.32%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.32%) SessionCam
1 1 (0.32%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 120 (38.22%) Azure
2 89 (28.34%) Power Platform
3 67 (21.34%) AWS
4 39 (12.42%) GCP
5 33 (10.51%) GitHub
6 19 (6.05%) Azure Data Factory
7 13 (4.14%) Google Data Studio
8 12 (3.82%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 12 (3.82%) Google Analytics
8 12 (3.82%) Matillion
8 12 (3.82%) Snowflake
9 11 (3.50%) PowerApps
10 10 (3.18%) Amazon S3
10 10 (3.18%) Microsoft 365
11 7 (2.23%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (1.59%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (1.59%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 5 (1.59%) Serverless
13 4 (1.27%) Azure Machine Learning
13 4 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.64%) Internet
1 2 (0.64%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (0.64%) VPN
2 1 (0.32%) Broadband
2 1 (0.32%) Intranet
2 1 (0.32%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.32%) Network Security
2 1 (0.32%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (28.34%) Power BI
2 75 (23.89%) Tableau
3 55 (17.52%) Big Data
4 31 (9.87%) SQL Server
5 23 (7.32%) Hadoop
6 21 (6.69%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (6.37%) Data Mining
8 17 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (5.10%) Apache Hive
9 16 (5.10%) Looker
10 14 (4.46%) BigQuery
10 14 (4.46%) QlikView
11 13 (4.14%) Data Lake
11 13 (4.14%) NoSQL
12 12 (3.82%) Relational Database
13 7 (2.23%) Amazon RDS
13 7 (2.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (2.23%) Text Mining
14 6 (1.91%) MySQL
15 5 (1.59%) HBase
Development Applications
1 23 (7.32%) Git (software)
2 21 (6.69%) JIRA
3 11 (3.50%) RStudio
4 5 (1.59%) MLflow
4 5 (1.59%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.27%) GitLab
5 4 (1.27%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.96%) PyCharm
7 2 (0.64%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.64%) Visual Studio Code
7 2 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.32%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.32%) ER Studio
8 1 (0.32%) ERwin
8 1 (0.32%) Gatling
8 1 (0.32%) JMeter
8 1 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.32%) webpack
General
1 97 (30.89%) Analytical Skills
2 93 (29.62%) Social Skills
3 80 (25.48%) Finance
4 33 (10.51%) Presentation Skills
4 33 (10.51%) Public Sector
5 22 (7.01%) Influencing Skills
6 20 (6.37%) Banking
7 16 (5.10%) Documentation Skills
8 12 (3.82%) Investment Banking
8 12 (3.82%) Marketing
9 10 (3.18%) Front Office
9 10 (3.18%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (2.87%) Legal
11 7 (2.23%) Advertising
11 7 (2.23%) Retail
12 5 (1.59%) Organisational Skills
13 4 (1.27%) Financial Institution
13 4 (1.27%) Publishing
13 4 (1.27%) Telecoms
14 3 (0.96%) Games
Job Titles
1 100 (31.85%) Analyst
2 53 (16.88%) Data Scientist
3 52 (16.56%) Data Analyst
4 46 (14.65%) Data Engineer
5 29 (9.24%) Developer
6 21 (6.69%) Consultant
7 15 (4.78%) Data Consultant
8 12 (3.82%) Senior Analyst
9 11 (3.50%) SQL Analyst
10 10 (3.18%) Digital Analyst
10 10 (3.18%) Machine Learning Engineer
10 10 (3.18%) Risk Analyst
11 9 (2.87%) Product Analyst
11 9 (2.87%) Senior Data Engineer
11 9 (2.87%) Senior Data Scientist
11 9 (2.87%) SQL Data Analyst
11 9 (2.87%) SQL Developer
12 8 (2.55%) Qualitative Analyst
12 8 (2.55%) Quantitative Analyst
12 8 (2.55%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.32%) TensorFlow
2 17 (5.41%) NumPy
2 17 (5.41%) Pandas
3 15 (4.78%) Shiny
4 14 (4.46%) PySpark
5 13 (4.14%) Kafka
5 13 (4.14%) PyTorch
5 13 (4.14%) REST
6 11 (3.50%) .NET
6 11 (3.50%) Matplotlib
7 8 (2.55%) HTML
7 8 (2.55%) Keras
7 8 (2.55%) scikit-learn
8 7 (2.23%) CSS
8 7 (2.23%) D3.js
8 7 (2.23%) Spring
9 6 (1.91%) Prophet
9 6 (1.91%) Velocity
10 5 (1.59%) ggplot
10 5 (1.59%) Statsmodels
Miscellaneous
1 38 (12.10%) Algorithms
2 10 (3.18%) Market Risk
2 10 (3.18%) Swaptions
3 8 (2.55%) User Experience
4 7 (2.23%) Credit Risk
4 7 (2.23%) NHS
5 5 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.27%) Renewable Energy
6 4 (1.27%) Virtual Team
7 3 (0.96%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (0.96%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.96%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.96%) Public Cloud
7 3 (0.96%) Replication
8 2 (0.64%) Blog
8 2 (0.64%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.64%) Clustering
8 2 (0.64%) Reinsurance
8 2 (0.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.78%) Windows
2 13 (4.14%) Linux
3 12 (3.82%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.59%) Unix
5 1 (0.32%) CentOS
5 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (44.90%) Analytics
2 124 (39.49%) Data Science
3 108 (34.39%) Visualisation
4 97 (30.89%) Business Intelligence
5 84 (26.75%) Machine Learning
6 75 (23.89%) Data Visualisation
7 73 (23.25%) Agile Software Development
8 61 (19.43%) Data Analysis
9 45 (14.33%) ETL
10 44 (14.01%) Data Modelling
11 40 (12.74%) Problem-Solving
11 40 (12.74%) Statistics
12 39 (12.42%) Mathematics
13 38 (12.10%) Stakeholder Management
14 36 (11.46%) Data Engineering
15 34 (10.83%) Data Analytics
15 34 (10.83%) Decision-Making
16 31 (9.87%) Artificial Intelligence
17 29 (9.24%) Scrum
18 28 (8.92%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 247 (78.66%) Python
2 191 (60.83%) SQL
3 33 (10.51%) Java
4 31 (9.87%) C#
4 31 (9.87%) Scala
5 28 (8.92%) VBA
6 16 (5.10%) Bash
6 16 (5.10%) C++
7 15 (4.78%) JavaScript
8 14 (4.46%) T-SQL
9 10 (3.18%) MATLAB
10 7 (2.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 6 (1.91%) VB
12 5 (1.59%) Java 11
12 5 (1.59%) Julia
12 5 (1.59%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.27%) IronPython
13 4 (1.27%) Java 8
13 4 (1.27%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (13.06%) Degree
2 10 (3.18%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.55%) Master's Degree
4 7 (2.23%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.91%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.59%) AWS Certification
6 5 (1.59%) Tableau Certification
7 4 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.32%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.32%) MBA
8 1 (0.32%) MCSA
8 1 (0.32%) MCSE
8 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.19%) QA
2 31 (9.87%) Data Quality
3 8 (2.55%) Actionable Recommendations
4 2 (0.64%) GDPR
5 1 (0.32%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.32%) Basel II
5 1 (0.32%) IFRS
5 1 (0.32%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 18 (5.73%) Docker
2 6 (1.91%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.59%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (1.27%) Platform Symphony
5 2 (0.64%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 1 (0.32%) HDFS
6 1 (0.32%) NFS
6 1 (0.32%) Samba
6 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (5.10%) Kubernetes
2 10 (3.18%) Terraform
3 6 (1.91%) Kubeflow
4 5 (1.59%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (0.96%) Ansible
6 2 (0.64%) Control-M
7 1 (0.32%) Kibana
7 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (11.15%) Microsoft
2 26 (8.28%) Databricks
3 18 (5.73%) Alteryx
3 18 (5.73%) Google
4 13 (4.14%) Talend
5 12 (3.82%) StreamSets
6 10 (3.18%) Foundry
6 10 (3.18%) Oracle
6 10 (3.18%) Palantir
7 5 (1.59%) TIBCO
8 4 (1.27%) SAP
9 3 (0.96%) Adobe
9 3 (0.96%) Twitter
10 2 (0.64%) Anaplan
10 2 (0.64%) Callidus
10 2 (0.64%) Hortonworks
10 2 (0.64%) Informatica
10 2 (0.64%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (0.64%) Splunk
10 2 (0.64%) Teradata