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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 63 64 70
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing R 2 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.23% 0.87% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.69% 1.70% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £460 £298
% change year-on-year
-8.96% +54.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.25
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
288 411 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 33.41% 50.93% 51.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 169 183
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £443 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £52.50 - £11.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 20 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) PowerBuilder
1 1 (50.00%) OLE
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Games
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (50.00%) HBase
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Flume
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Pig
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) IBM BigInsights

R
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 (50.00%) Apache Pig
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (50.00%) HBase
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) IBM BigInsights
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) PowerBuilder
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Games
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle