Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 88 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 - +108
Contract jobs citing R 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.55% 0.079% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.56% 0.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Reading median daily rate £440 - -
Berkshire median daily rate £445 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £47.50 - -

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 Reading with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 514 403 410
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 35.04% 31.91% 27.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 276 210
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £323 £307 £300
90th Percentile £575 £538 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 9
Reading median hourly rate £37.50 £18.57 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +101.94% -25.72% -40.12%
10th Percentile £31.00 £10.75 £13.70
90th Percentile £46.25 £45.93 £50.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year +21.21% +6.45% -16.22%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing R as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for R in Reading

R
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing R in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for R in Reading

R
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing R in Reading over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for R in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 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 Reading region with a requirement for R.

1 7 (87.50%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) Analytics
2 5 (62.50%) Big Data
3 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) Data Science
4 3 (37.50%) Apache Spark
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (25.00%) Open Source
5 2 (25.00%) Node.js
5 2 (25.00%) Scala
5 2 (25.00%) Machine Learning
5 2 (25.00%) HDInsight
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) Value Proposition
5 2 (25.00%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (25.00%) Data Lake
6 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (12.50%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (12.50%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (12.50%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 3 (37.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (12.50%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (12.50%) Azure Machine Learning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Big Data
2 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Cosmos DB
4 2 (25.00%) Data Lake
4 2 (25.00%) HDInsight
5 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (12.50%) Apache Hive
5 1 (12.50%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (12.50%) DataStage
5 1 (12.50%) MySQL
5 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Data Scientist
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Data Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Graduate
2 1 (12.50%) Informatica Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Migration Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Data Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) SSIS Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) SSRS Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Kafka
2 1 (12.50%) OLE
2 1 (12.50%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Analytics
2 4 (50.00%) Data Science
3 2 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Value Proposition
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Insight
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (12.50%) Deep Learning
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Scala
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Numerate Degree
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Ab Initio
2 1 (12.50%) Informatica
2 1 (12.50%) Netezza
2 1 (12.50%) Teradata