Period
to 20 January 2020

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 20 January 2020 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
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 85 93 90
Rank change year-on-year +8 -3 -
Contract jobs citing R 18 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.27% 0.34% 0.080%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.26% 0.98% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 0
Reading median daily rate £431 £445 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.09% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £431 £450 -
% change year-on-year -4.17% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 423 511 418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 29.81% 34.81% 33.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 350 294
Reading median daily rate £450 £450 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38% -5.45%
10th Percentile £324 £325 £304
90th Percentile £588 £588 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 8 10
Reading median hourly rate £75.00 £42.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.47% +17.24% +84.71%
10th Percentile £18.25 £36.25 £14.80
90th Percentile £82.50 £47.88 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £72.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +81.25% +6.67% +7.14%

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2020, 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 18 (100.00%) SQL
1 18 (100.00%) Python
1 18 (100.00%) Azure
2 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
3 12 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (66.67%) Scala
3 12 (66.67%) Power BI
3 12 (66.67%) Power Platform
4 11 (61.11%) Data Lake
4 11 (61.11%) Data-Driven Testing
4 11 (61.11%) HDInsight
4 11 (61.11%) Analytics
4 11 (61.11%) DevOps
4 11 (61.11%) Security Testing
4 11 (61.11%) Visual Studio Team System
4 11 (61.11%) Test Automation
4 11 (61.11%) ETL
4 11 (61.11%) Visual Studio
4 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (61.11%) Data Management
4 11 (61.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (55.56%) MongoDB
5 10 (55.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (55.56%) NoSQL
6 7 (38.89%) PaaS
7 6 (33.33%) Memory Management
7 6 (33.33%) High Availability
7 6 (33.33%) AWS
7 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (33.33%) IaaS

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:

Cloud Services
1 18 (100.00%) Azure
2 12 (66.67%) Power Platform
3 7 (38.89%) PaaS
4 6 (33.33%) AWS
4 6 (33.33%) GCP
4 6 (33.33%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) Power BI
2 11 (61.11%) Data Lake
2 11 (61.11%) HDInsight
2 11 (61.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (55.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (55.56%) MongoDB
3 10 (55.56%) NoSQL
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Visual Studio
1 11 (61.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (22.22%) German Language
2 3 (16.67%) French Language
3 2 (11.11%) Italian Language
4 1 (5.56%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (55.56%) Data Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Azure Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Backup Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Support Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Data Scientist
5 1 (5.56%) Database Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Support
5 1 (5.56%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
1 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 6 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) Analytics
2 11 (61.11%) Data Management
2 11 (61.11%) Data-Driven Testing
2 11 (61.11%) DevOps
2 11 (61.11%) ETL
2 11 (61.11%) Security Testing
2 11 (61.11%) Test Automation
3 6 (33.33%) High Availability
3 6 (33.33%) Memory Management
4 5 (27.78%) Data Science
5 4 (22.22%) Use Case
6 3 (16.67%) Data Governance
6 3 (16.67%) Data Security
6 3 (16.67%) Time Management
7 1 (5.56%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (5.56%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Python
1 18 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (66.67%) Scala
3 6 (33.33%) C#
3 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (33.33%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Google
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Tableau