The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Glasgow region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 67 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing R 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.15% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.30% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £363 £411
% change year-on-year
+31.03% -11.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £26.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+29.52% +110.00%
Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
337 527 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 49.05% 58.23% 35.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 275 163
Average daily rate £375 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £15.24 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
R
Scotland

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 16 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle BI Publisher

R
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) E-Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Support Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft