The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing R 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £390
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50
R
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
394 436 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 31.17% 27.35% 35.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 246 293
Median daily rate £375 £360 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £44.88 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing R as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

R Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

R
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for R.

1 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) SAS Visual Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) MVS
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office

R
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (100.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SAS Visual Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SAS Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft