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New Poll: Python vs R vs rest: What did you use in 2016-17 for Analytics, Data Science, Machine Learning tasks?


 
 
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Python vs R vs Other - What did you use for Analytics, Data Science, Machine Learning work in 2016-17? Vote and we will analyze and report results and trends.



In a recent KDnuggets Poll on Analytics, Data Science, Machine Learning Software both Python and R emerged as strong leaders, used by over 50% of all responders.

This poll aims to look at trends and transitions between R, Python, and other software in 2016 and 2017.

In a similar poll in 2015 - see chart on the right (R vs Python Usage) both R and Python users have shown surprising stability - very few changed from one set of tools to another. We also observed strong regional differences.

Here are poll results: Share of Python, R, Both, or Other platforms usage for Analytics, Data Science, Machine Learning, 2016 vs 2017 Python overtakes R, becomes the leader in Data Science, Machine Learning platforms