The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for R skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited R over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 91 89
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2  
Contract jobs citing R 4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.32% 0.31% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.78% 0.72% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £363 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £525
% change year-on-year +5.55% -14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

R is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 510 558 524
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 41.40% 43.42% 40.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 386 325
Median daily rate £408 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.11% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 35 12
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £47.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -16.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.55 £45.90 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing R as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for R in Surrey

R
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for R in Surrey

R
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing R within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staines +6 3 - -
Redhill - 1 £363 -
R
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing R also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for R.

1 11 (100.00%) Python
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 10 (90.91%) Visualisation
2 10 (90.91%) Data Visualisation
2 10 (90.91%) Apache Spark
3 7 (63.64%) Analytics
3 7 (63.64%) Statistical Modelling
3 7 (63.64%) Hadoop
3 7 (63.64%) Statistics
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (54.55%) MS Access
4 6 (54.55%) VBA
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (54.55%) Trend Analysis
4 6 (54.55%) Actionable Insight
4 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (45.45%) Big Data
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (27.27%) Three.js
7 3 (27.27%) Data Structures
7 3 (27.27%) Algorithms
7 3 (27.27%) Machine Learning
7 3 (27.27%) D3.js
7 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
7 3 (27.27%) Degree
7 3 (27.27%) Mathematics

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 10 (90.91%) Apache Spark
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (27.27%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) Hadoop
2 6 (54.55%) MS Access
3 5 (45.45%) Big Data
4 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
5 3 (27.27%) QlikView
6 2 (18.18%) Apache Hive
6 2 (18.18%) PowerPivot
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Data Analyst
3 5 (45.45%) Data Insight Analyst
3 5 (45.45%) Insight Analyst
3 5 (45.45%) Insight Data Analyst
4 4 (36.36%) Data Scientist
5 2 (18.18%) Data Visualisation Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Big Data Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (9.09%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (9.09%) HTML Developer
6 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Data Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) D3.js
1 3 (27.27%) Three.js
2 1 (9.09%) Ajax
2 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) CSS3
2 1 (9.09%) Django
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) React
2 1 (9.09%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Algorithms
2 3 (27.27%) Data Structures
3 2 (18.18%) Smart Meter
4 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Data Visualisation
1 10 (90.91%) Visualisation
2 7 (63.64%) Analytics
2 7 (63.64%) Statistical Modelling
2 7 (63.64%) Statistics
3 6 (54.55%) Actionable Insight
3 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (54.55%) Trend Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Kanban
4 3 (27.27%) Machine Learning
4 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (9.09%) Competitor Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 1 (9.09%) MVC
6 1 (9.09%) Web Development
6 1 (9.09%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Python
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) VBA
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) MATLAB
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Minitab