Period
to 22 August 2019

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 22 August 2019 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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 92 89
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 +12
Contract jobs citing R 6 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.43% 0.34% 0.079%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.27% 1.04% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Reading median daily rate £463 £353 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.21% -35.91% +22.22%
10th Percentile £404 £171 £500
90th Percentile £544 £513 £600
Berkshire median daily rate £463 £456 £550
% change year-on-year +1.37% -17.05% +29.41%
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 471 479 368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 34.13% 32.52% 29.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 295 227
Reading median daily rate £450 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.51% +5.63% -3.03%
10th Percentile £321 £313 £300
90th Percentile £575 £545 £544
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 17
Reading median hourly rate £47.00 £30.00 £19.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.67% +52.59% -37.09%
10th Percentile £37.10 £18.03 £10.75
90th Percentile £82.50 £52.38 £50.30
Berkshire median hourly rate £47.50 £30.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +58.33% +71.43% +40.00%

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 22 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for R in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Azure
3 3 (50.00%) AWS
3 3 (50.00%) High Availability
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (50.00%) PaaS
3 3 (50.00%) Memory Management
3 3 (50.00%) GCP
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) IaaS
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (50.00%) Google
3 3 (50.00%) Clustering
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) PHP
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) French Language

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 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Spark
1 1 (16.67%) Jupyter
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Azure
2 3 (50.00%) AWS
2 3 (50.00%) GCP
2 3 (50.00%) IaaS
2 3 (50.00%) PaaS
3 2 (33.33%) Power Platform
4 1 (16.67%) Azure Machine Learning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (33.33%) Power BI
3 1 (16.67%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (16.67%) GIS
3 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (33.33%) French Language
1 2 (33.33%) German Language
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Data Scientist
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Power BI Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) Keras
2 1 (16.67%) NumPy
2 1 (16.67%) Pandas
2 1 (16.67%) PySpark
2 1 (16.67%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) High Availability
1 3 (50.00%) Memory Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Anomaly Detection
3 1 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (16.67%) Deep Learning
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Physics
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Web Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Google
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Tableau