Period
to 21 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for ggplot2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ggplot2 over the 6 months to 21 May 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.

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UK
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 844 882 822
Rank change year-on-year +38 -60 -
Contract jobs citing ggplot2 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.003% 0.001%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.003% 0.009% 0.003%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median daily rate - £700 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ggplot2 is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 29,787 33,019 28,700
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.74% 32.80% 31.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,866 23,236 19,841
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £330 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +7.27% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 304 328 354
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.26 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.57% +3.70% +7.24%
10th Percentile £17.44 £16.00 £16.05
90th Percentile £60.00 £62.50 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%

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Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ggplot2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ggplot2 in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ggplot2.

Contractor daily rate trend for ggplot2 in the UK

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Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ggplot2 within the UK over the 6 months to 21 May 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +45 1 - -
England +29 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing ggplot2 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 with a requirement for ggplot2.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) R
1 1 (100.00%) Data Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) D3.js
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Anomaly Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (100.00%) Julia
1 1 (100.00%) Quantitative Research
1 1 (100.00%) Data Science
1 1 (100.00%) Dimensionality Reduction
1 1 (100.00%) Social Science

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Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (100.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Data Scientist
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Anomaly Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Data Science
1 1 (100.00%) Data Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Dimensionality Reduction
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Quantitative Research
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Julia
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) R
1 1 (100.00%) SQL