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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
R
South East / Surrey
Rank 83 99 73
Rank change year-on-year +16 -26  
Contract jobs citing R 8 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.69% 0.15% 1.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.58% 0.38% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Median daily rate £550 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £475 £600
% change year-on-year -6.57% -20.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year -5.26% -  

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 507 523 498
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 43.74% 40.42% 34.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 359 321
Median daily rate £425 £425 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 37 15
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £22.80 £34.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.62 £51.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 26 March 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 - 5 - -
R
South East

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) Python
1 8 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 8 (100.00%) Data Visualisation
1 8 (100.00%) Apache Spark
2 6 (75.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 6 (75.00%) Analytics
2 6 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (75.00%) Statistics
3 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (62.50%) MS Office
3 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 5 (62.50%) MS Access
3 5 (62.50%) VBA
3 5 (62.50%) Trend Analysis
3 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (62.50%) Actionable Insight
4 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (50.00%) Big Data
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) Three.js
5 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
5 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
5 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (25.00%) PowerPivot
5 2 (25.00%) Machine Learning
5 2 (25.00%) D3.js
5 2 (25.00%) Dashboard Development

R
Top Related 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 8 (100.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (25.00%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 5 (62.50%) MS Access
3 4 (50.00%) Big Data
3 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Apache Hive
4 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (25.00%) PowerPivot
4 2 (25.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Data Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Data Insight Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Insight Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Insight Data Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Data Scientist
4 1 (12.50%) Big Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) D3.js
1 2 (25.00%) Three.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (25.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Data Visualisation
1 8 (100.00%) Visualisation
2 6 (75.00%) Analytics
2 6 (75.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 6 (75.00%) Statistics
3 5 (62.50%) Actionable Insight
3 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (62.50%) Trend Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Kanban
4 2 (25.00%) Machine Learning
4 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) Competitor Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Python
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) VBA
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Minitab