The table below looks at the statistics for F# skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F# over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F#
Rank 194 202 220
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +18
Contract jobs citing F# 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.038% 0.034% 0.084%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.083% 0.082% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Average daily rate
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£638 £375 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2419 2452 3166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.99% 42.22% 44.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2016 1881 2436
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 19
Average hourly rate £25.85 £44.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.91% +4.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.21 £16.25 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £93.12 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

F#
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing F# across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

F# Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

F#
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing F# across the City of London region.

F# Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

F#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing F# 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 F#.

1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
3 3 (42.86%) Functional Programming
3 3 (42.86%) Front Office
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) MySQL
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Fixed Income
4 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
4 2 (28.57%) Drupal
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Grunt
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
4 2 (28.57%) Sass
4 2 (28.57%) LESS
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) REST

F#
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing F# 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 F#. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Grunt
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 3 (42.86%) Front Office
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Lead Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Polyglot Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
2 2 (28.57%) Sass
2 2 (28.57%) LESS
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) WPF
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Fixed Income
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Functional Programming
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Microservices
3 1 (14.29%) Single Responsibility Principle
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (14.29%) Go
4 1 (14.29%) C
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Perforce