The table below looks at the statistics for F# skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F# over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F#
Rank 590 571 549
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -22
Contract jobs citing F# 22 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.022% 0.050%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% 0.058% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 18
Average daily rate
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£600 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £570 £583
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 England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20807 18858 19015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.58% 37.45% 39.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 14227 12152 12164
Average daily rate £408 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 461 383 514
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

F#
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

F# Jobs Demand Trend in England

F#
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

F# Daily Rate Trend in England

F#
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing F# across the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

F# Daily Rate Histogram in England

F#
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F# within the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +12 20 £600 +20.00% 18
South East - 2 £350 - 1
F#
UK

F#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 37 (84.09%) C#
2 31 (70.45%) .NET
3 25 (56.82%) C++
4 23 (52.27%) HTML
5 21 (47.73%) Finance
5 21 (47.73%) HTML5
6 20 (45.45%) Banking
7 19 (43.18%) Investment Banking
7 19 (43.18%) JavaScript
8 16 (36.36%) Java
9 15 (34.09%) Front Office
9 15 (34.09%) Algorithms
10 13 (29.55%) AngularJS
10 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
10 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (29.55%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (22.73%) Perforce
11 10 (22.73%) Software Testing
11 10 (22.73%) Subversion
11 10 (22.73%) Functional Programming
12 9 (20.45%) MongoDB
12 9 (20.45%) jQuery
12 9 (20.45%) CSS
13 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET
13 8 (18.18%) Ruby
13 8 (18.18%) Open Source
14 7 (15.91%) Erlang
14 7 (15.91%) Mobile App
14 7 (15.91%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (15.91%) CSS3

F#
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 (4.55%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.45%) MongoDB
3 7 (15.91%) Big Data
4 2 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Subversion
2 2 (4.55%) HP UFT
2 2 (4.55%) Selenium
2 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
2 2 (4.55%) Grunt
3 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.27%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (2.27%) NUnit
3 1 (2.27%) JIRA
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle APEX
General
1 21 (47.73%) Finance
2 20 (45.45%) Banking
3 19 (43.18%) Investment Banking
4 15 (34.09%) Front Office
5 1 (2.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 32 (72.73%) Developer
2 11 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (20.45%) C# Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Quantitative Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Python Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Tester
6 2 (4.55%) Lead Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Agile Tester
7 1 (2.27%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.27%) Scala Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Polyglot Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (70.45%) .NET
2 23 (52.27%) HTML
3 21 (47.73%) HTML5
4 13 (29.55%) AngularJS
5 9 (20.45%) jQuery
5 9 (20.45%) CSS
6 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET
7 7 (15.91%) Ruby on Rails
7 7 (15.91%) WCF
7 7 (15.91%) CSS3
7 7 (15.91%) Backbone.js
7 7 (15.91%) KnockoutJS
7 7 (15.91%) Ember.js
8 3 (6.82%) WPF
9 2 (4.55%) Sass
9 2 (4.55%) LESS
10 1 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (2.27%) Castle Windsor
10 1 (2.27%) REST
10 1 (2.27%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) Algorithms
2 7 (15.91%) Mobile App
2 7 (15.91%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (13.64%) Derivative
4 4 (9.09%) Credit Derivative
4 4 (9.09%) Hedge funds
5 3 (6.82%) Data Extraction
5 3 (6.82%) Equities
6 2 (4.55%) Fixed Income
7 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.27%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (29.55%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (22.73%) Software Testing
2 10 (22.73%) Functional Programming
3 8 (18.18%) Open Source
4 7 (15.91%) OO
5 5 (11.36%) TDD
6 4 (9.09%) BDD
7 3 (6.82%) Statistical Analysis
7 3 (6.82%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.55%) Scrum
9 1 (2.27%) OOP
9 1 (2.27%) Regression Testing
9 1 (2.27%) MVC
9 1 (2.27%) Migration
9 1 (2.27%) Domain-Driven Design
9 1 (2.27%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.27%) CQRS
9 1 (2.27%) Functional Testing
9 1 (2.27%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 37 (84.09%) C#
2 25 (56.82%) C++
3 19 (43.18%) JavaScript
4 16 (36.36%) Java
5 8 (18.18%) Ruby
6 7 (15.91%) Erlang
6 7 (15.91%) SQL
6 7 (15.91%) XAML
7 5 (11.36%) Haskell
7 5 (11.36%) Python
8 3 (6.82%) MATLAB
8 3 (6.82%) R
9 2 (4.55%) PHP
10 1 (2.27%) C
10 1 (2.27%) VBScript
10 1 (2.27%) VB
10 1 (2.27%) Perl
10 1 (2.27%) Go
10 1 (2.27%) Scala
10 1 (2.27%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.27%) ISEB
2 1 (2.27%) ISEB Practitioner
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Perforce
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) HP