The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited R over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank - 134 -
Contract jobs citing R 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.031% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £404 £390
% change year-on-year
+11.45% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50
R
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
918 969 1100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 36.16% 30.36% 39.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 500 598
Median daily rate £342 £355 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 13
Median hourly rate £40.00 £34.80 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.94% -0.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £25.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.40 £55.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

R Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

R
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

R Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 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 Scotland region with a requirement for R.

1 7 (87.50%) C++
2 6 (75.00%) Games
2 6 (75.00%) RenderMan
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Animation
2 6 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (75.00%) Physics
2 6 (75.00%) OOD
2 6 (75.00%) OpenGL
2 6 (75.00%) DirectX
2 6 (75.00%) V-Ray
2 6 (75.00%) Game Development
2 6 (75.00%) GLSL
2 6 (75.00%) HLSL
2 6 (75.00%) Unreal Engine
2 6 (75.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) SAS
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) MVS
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
4 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VB
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server

R
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 (25.00%) SAS
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SAS Visual Analytics
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (75.00%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) C++ Developer
2 6 (75.00%) C++ Games Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Games Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAS Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) DirectX
1 6 (75.00%) OpenGL
1 6 (75.00%) Unreal Engine
1 6 (75.00%) V-Ray
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Algorithms
1 6 (75.00%) Animation
1 6 (75.00%) Mathematics
1 6 (75.00%) Physics
1 6 (75.00%) RenderMan
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Game Development
1 6 (75.00%) OOD
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C++
2 6 (75.00%) GLSL
2 6 (75.00%) HLSL
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft