The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the City of London region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F#
Rank 190 213 203
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -10
Contract jobs citing F# 5 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.087% 0.085% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.21% 0.19% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 15
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£650 £525 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -2.32%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £325 £368
% change year-on-year
- -11.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2432 3108 3038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.17% 43.89% 39.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1890 2389 2356
Average daily rate £451 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 29 21
Average hourly rate £38.49 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.42% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 £22.50 £24.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £104.61 £52.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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#
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing F# across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

F# Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 (66.67%) Java
1 6 (66.67%) TDD
1 6 (66.67%) Scala
2 4 (44.44%) Akka
2 4 (44.44%) Haskell
2 4 (44.44%) Clojure
3 3 (33.33%) Python
3 3 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) ETL
4 2 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) Basel III
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
4 2 (22.22%) RESTful
4 2 (22.22%) Credit Derivative
4 2 (22.22%) Derivative
4 2 (22.22%) JSON
4 2 (22.22%) CRD IV
4 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
4 2 (22.22%) MapReduce
4 2 (22.22%) Neo4j
4 2 (22.22%) Facebook
4 2 (22.22%) Twitter
4 2 (22.22%) Big Data

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
1 2 (22.22%) Neo4j
1 2 (22.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Scala Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C++ Quantitative Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Akka
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) JSON
2 2 (22.22%) RESTful
2 2 (22.22%) MapReduce
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Credit Derivative
1 2 (22.22%) Derivative
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Big Data Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
1 6 (66.67%) Scala
2 4 (44.44%) Clojure
2 4 (44.44%) Haskell
3 3 (33.33%) Python
3 3 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Basel III
1 2 (22.22%) CRD IV
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (22.22%) Facebook
1 2 (22.22%) Twitter
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