The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 60 - 67
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing R 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.90% - 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.20% - 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £600 £413
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - -
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 Glasgow region.

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
273 326 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 41.18% 36.18% 51.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 174 223
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing R across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

R Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

R
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing R across the Glasgow region.

R Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

R
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing R also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited R.

1 6 (85.71%) C++
1 6 (85.71%) OOD
1 6 (85.71%) OpenGL
1 6 (85.71%) DirectX
1 6 (85.71%) Games
1 6 (85.71%) RenderMan
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Animation
1 6 (85.71%) Mathematics
1 6 (85.71%) Physics
1 6 (85.71%) V-Ray
1 6 (85.71%) Game Development
1 6 (85.71%) GLSL
1 6 (85.71%) HLSL
1 6 (85.71%) Unreal Engine
1 6 (85.71%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) CRM

R
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing R also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited R. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
General
1 6 (85.71%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) C++ Developer
1 6 (85.71%) C++ Games Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Games Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) DirectX
1 6 (85.71%) OpenGL
1 6 (85.71%) Unreal Engine
1 6 (85.71%) V-Ray
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Algorithms
1 6 (85.71%) Animation
1 6 (85.71%) Mathematics
1 6 (85.71%) Physics
1 6 (85.71%) RenderMan
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Game Development
1 6 (85.71%) OOD
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C++
1 6 (85.71%) GLSL
1 6 (85.71%) HLSL
2 1 (14.29%) Python