The table below looks at the statistics for F# skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F# over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F#
Rank 594 590 602
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs citing F# 25 28 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.055% 0.020%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.14% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 9
Median daily rate £400 £613 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.72% -5.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £600 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £625 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £613 -
% change year-on-year
-40.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
F#
UK

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
19040 19526 18487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.12% 38.40% 37.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13275 13272 12224
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 395 404
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £19.03 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%

F#
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing F# as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

F# Daily Rate Histogram in England

F#
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

F# Hourly Rate Trend in England

F#
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F# within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 20 £363 - 6
London -12 4 £475 -22.48% 22
South West - 1 - - 1
F#
UK

F#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing F# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for F#.

1 33 (100.00%) C#
2 30 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (87.88%) .NET
4 21 (63.64%) Java
5 19 (57.58%) Scrum
5 19 (57.58%) Selenium
6 18 (54.55%) SpecFlow
7 17 (51.52%) BDD
7 17 (51.52%) Test Scripting
7 17 (51.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (45.45%) User Stories
8 15 (45.45%) Defect Tracking
9 14 (42.42%) Oracle
9 14 (42.42%) Migration
9 14 (42.42%) Oracle APEX
9 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
10 13 (39.39%) Regression Testing
11 12 (36.36%) SC Cleared
11 12 (36.36%) WebDriver
12 11 (33.33%) Test Strategy
13 10 (30.30%) Oracle Reports
14 9 (27.27%) Web Services
15 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
15 8 (24.24%) MongoDB
15 8 (24.24%) Apache Cassandra
16 7 (21.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 7 (21.21%) Redis
16 7 (21.21%) OO
16 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
16 7 (21.21%) C++

F#
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 7 (21.21%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (24.24%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (24.24%) MongoDB
3 7 (21.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 7 (21.21%) Redis
4 6 (18.18%) Neo4j
5 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.03%) Big Data
6 1 (3.03%) CouchDB
6 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.03%) MySQL
6 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (57.58%) Selenium
2 18 (54.55%) SpecFlow
3 17 (51.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (42.42%) Oracle APEX
5 12 (36.36%) WebDriver
6 4 (12.12%) HP UFT
7 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
7 3 (9.09%) Subversion
8 1 (3.03%) Grunt
8 1 (3.03%) gulp
8 1 (3.03%) Protractor
8 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.03%) Games
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Automation Tester
1 15 (45.45%) Tester
2 13 (39.39%) Developer
3 11 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 10 (30.30%) .NET Developer
4 10 (30.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (24.24%) Consultant
6 7 (21.21%) Agile Developer
7 6 (18.18%) Agile .NET Developer
7 6 (18.18%) Agile C# Developer
7 6 (18.18%) AWS Developer
7 6 (18.18%) F# Developer
8 3 (9.09%) Java Automation Tester
8 3 (9.09%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 3 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
8 3 (9.09%) SQL Developer
8 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (9.09%) Test Automation Consultant
8 3 (9.09%) Test Consultant
8 3 (9.09%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (87.88%) .NET
2 9 (27.27%) Web Services
3 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
3 2 (6.06%) CSS
3 2 (6.06%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) Backbone.js
4 1 (3.03%) D3.js
4 1 (3.03%) HTML5
4 1 (3.03%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (3.03%) Middleware
4 1 (3.03%) Node.js
4 1 (3.03%) OOCSS
4 1 (3.03%) PhoneGap
4 1 (3.03%) REST
4 1 (3.03%) RESTful
4 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (3.03%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (3.03%) WCF
4 1 (3.03%) WPF
4 1 (3.03%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Hedge funds
2 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.03%) Physics
2 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Android
1 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (57.58%) Scrum
3 17 (51.52%) BDD
3 17 (51.52%) Test Scripting
4 15 (45.45%) Defect Tracking
4 15 (45.45%) User Stories
5 14 (42.42%) Migration
6 13 (39.39%) Regression Testing
7 11 (33.33%) Test Strategy
8 7 (21.21%) OO
8 7 (21.21%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (21.21%) TDD
9 6 (18.18%) OOD
9 6 (18.18%) Software Testing
10 5 (15.15%) SOA
11 3 (9.09%) Analytics
11 3 (9.09%) Functional Programming
11 3 (9.09%) OOP
11 3 (9.09%) SDLC
11 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (63.64%) Java
3 7 (21.21%) C++
3 7 (21.21%) PHP
4 4 (12.12%) Scala
4 4 (12.12%) VBScript
5 3 (9.09%) Python
5 3 (9.09%) Ruby
5 3 (9.09%) SQL
5 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 3 (9.09%) VBA
6 2 (6.06%) C
6 2 (6.06%) Erlang
6 2 (6.06%) Haskell
6 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.06%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.03%) Go
7 1 (3.03%) R
7 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
2 12 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 5 (15.15%) DBS Check
4 2 (6.06%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.03%) Graphite
2 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.03%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) StatsD
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Oracle
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.18%) Google
4 1 (3.03%) Twitter
4 1 (3.03%) Xamarin
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