Period
to 17 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for R skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited R over the 6 months to 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

R
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 116 100
Rank change year-on-year +22 -16 -14
Contract jobs citing R 12 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.82% 0.39% 0.075%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.65% 0.78% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Glasgow median daily rate £325 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.53% - -
Scotland median daily rate £338 £425 £475
% change year-on-year -20.59% -10.53% +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

R is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 729 899 716
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 49.56% 50.08% 53.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 531 392
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £301 £304
90th Percentile £556 £538 £488
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 5
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 £18.03 £190.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +94.17% -90.51% -
10th Percentile £24.50 £10.75 £84.43
90th Percentile £38.10 £34.38 £195.00
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £17.25 £36.25
% change year-on-year +102.90% -52.41% -8.23%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing R as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for R in Glasgow

R
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for R in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing R also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for R.

1 11 (91.67%) Python
2 10 (83.33%) NumPy
2 10 (83.33%) Machine Learning
2 10 (83.33%) Deep Learning
2 10 (83.33%) Apache Spark
2 10 (83.33%) Algorithms
2 10 (83.33%) scikit-learn
2 10 (83.33%) MLlib
3 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (66.67%) Unix
4 8 (66.67%) OO
4 8 (66.67%) RDBMS
4 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 8 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (66.67%) Natural Language Processing
4 8 (66.67%) Apache Hive
4 8 (66.67%) MongoDB
4 8 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (66.67%) NoSQL
4 8 (66.67%) Django
4 8 (66.67%) Data Protection
4 8 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (66.67%) Hadoop
4 8 (66.67%) CouchDB
4 8 (66.67%) Relational Database
4 8 (66.67%) Flask
4 8 (66.67%) HDFS
4 8 (66.67%) Impala
4 8 (66.67%) MapReduce
4 8 (66.67%) AngularJS

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 10 (83.33%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (8.33%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (8.33%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 8 (66.67%) Apache Hive
1 8 (66.67%) CouchDB
1 8 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 8 (66.67%) Impala
1 8 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 8 (66.67%) NoSQL
1 8 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 8 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 5 (41.67%) Big Data
3 1 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) Power BI
3 1 (8.33%) QlikView
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) Python Developer
3 6 (50.00%) Hadoop Developer
4 5 (41.67%) Scala Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Big Data Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Data Scientist
6 1 (8.33%) Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) MLlib
1 10 (83.33%) NumPy
1 10 (83.33%) scikit-learn
2 8 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 8 (66.67%) Django
2 8 (66.67%) Flask
2 8 (66.67%) Natural Language Processing
2 8 (66.67%) Pyramid
3 2 (16.67%) Pandas
3 2 (16.67%) Seaborn
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) JSON
4 1 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) SOAP
4 1 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Deep Learning
1 10 (83.33%) Machine Learning
2 8 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 8 (66.67%) Decision Tree
2 8 (66.67%) MapReduce
2 8 (66.67%) OO
2 8 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (25.00%) Analytics
3 3 (25.00%) Data Science
3 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (16.67%) Anomaly Detection
4 2 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Data Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 2 (16.67%) Predictive Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) SIEM
5 1 (8.33%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Python
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (58.33%) Scala
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) Java
6 1 (8.33%) C#
6 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) HDFS
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Splunk
2 1 (8.33%) Databricks
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Tableau