Period
to 27 February 2020

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 27 February 2020 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
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 87 106 92
Rank change year-on-year +19 -14 -7
Contract jobs citing R 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.24% 0.33% 0.083%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.53% 0.70% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Glasgow median daily rate £450 £325 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -31.58% -
10th Percentile £425 £313 £463
90th Percentile £675 £428 £488
Scotland median daily rate £425 £375 £475
% change year-on-year +13.33% -21.05% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £24.50 -

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 564 716 547
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 45.71% 47.96% 45.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 440 344
Glasgow median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £300
90th Percentile £588 £538 £475
Scotland median daily rate £440 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% +11.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 4
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 £28.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.74% -17.86% +16.05%
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year -17.65% +110.29% -54.58%

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

R
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing R in Glasgow over the 6 months to 27 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for R in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, 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 3 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Monte Carlo Method
2 2 (66.67%) PhD
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) MATLAB
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Economics
2 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 2 (66.67%) Predictive Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Bayesian Methods
2 2 (66.67%) Linear Regression
2 2 (66.67%) Machine Learning
2 2 (66.67%) Data Science
3 1 (33.33%) Decision-Making
3 1 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Tableau
3 1 (33.33%) Finance

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:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Data Scientist
2 2 (66.67%) Qualitative Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Quantitative Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Data Scientist
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Quantitative Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Bayesian Methods
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) Data Science
1 2 (66.67%) Economics
1 2 (66.67%) Linear Regression
1 2 (66.67%) Machine Learning
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (66.67%) Monte Carlo Method
1 2 (66.67%) Predictive Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) Decision-Making
2 1 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) MATLAB
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Tableau