Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 85 99
Rank change year-on-year -1 +14 -
Contract jobs citing R 7 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.49% 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.43% 0.54% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Reading median daily rate £433 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.36% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £234 £500 £513
90th Percentile £500 £600 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £440 £550 £475
% change year-on-year -20.00% +15.79% -20.00%
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 491 373 459
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 34.05% 29.84% 28.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 240 262
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £313 £305 £305
90th Percentile £550 £538 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £418 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.38% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 6
Reading median hourly rate £30.00 £19.66 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.59% -37.09% -19.35%
10th Percentile £14.90 £10.75 £11.75
90th Percentile £60.25 £50.63 £55.63
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £18.83 £12.50
% change year-on-year +59.32% +50.64% -65.28%

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 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for R in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 6 (85.71%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) Big Data
2 5 (71.43%) Analytics
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) Data Science
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (28.57%) HDInsight
5 2 (28.57%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (28.57%) Node.js
5 2 (28.57%) Machine Learning
5 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (28.57%) Open Source
5 2 (28.57%) Value Proposition
5 2 (28.57%) Apache Spark
6 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
6 1 (14.29%) Puppet
6 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
6 1 (14.29%) RDBMS

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 2 (28.57%) Apache Spark
2 1 (14.29%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Machine Learning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Big Data
2 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Cosmos DB
3 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
3 2 (28.57%) HDInsight
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (14.29%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (14.29%) Data Lake
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Data Scientist
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Data Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Graduate
2 1 (14.29%) Migration Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) SSIS Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) SSRS Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Node.js
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Kafka
2 1 (14.29%) OLE
2 1 (14.29%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Analytics
2 4 (57.14%) Data Science
3 2 (28.57%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) Machine Learning
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Value Proposition
4 1 (14.29%) Customer Insight
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (14.29%) Deep Learning
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Numerate Degree
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft