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 October 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 66 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing R 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.88% 0.15% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.80% 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £250 £400
% change year-on-year
+26.00% -37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
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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
388 279 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 48.50% 43.19% 41.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 135 180
Average daily rate £388 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £286 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (85.71%) SOA
3 5 (71.43%) E-business
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle Payroll
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle HRMS
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (57.14%) Workflow
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (28.57%) Linux
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database

R
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle Payroll
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle HRMS
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Consultant
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle HR Consultant
1 5 (71.43%) Payroll Consultant
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Consultant
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Technical Consultant
2 4 (57.14%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) DBA
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Applications DBA
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) SOA
2 5 (71.43%) E-business
3 4 (57.14%) Workflow
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle