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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F#
Rank 581 615 615
Rank change year-on-year
+34 0
Contract jobs citing F# 43 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.087% 0.040% 0.027%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.21% 0.10% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 19 12
Median daily rate £375 £530 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.24% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £398 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £608 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 -
% change year-on-year
-9.37% -
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
20346 20282 19467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 41.02% 38.44% 36.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14108 13936 12768
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 479 387
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.66 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.42%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +41 26 £350 -12.50% 9
London -6 14 £406 -23.88% 19
North West - 2 £450 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
F#
UK

F#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 61 (88.41%) C#
2 56 (81.16%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (65.22%) .NET
4 41 (59.42%) Scrum
5 40 (57.97%) SpecFlow
6 39 (56.52%) Selenium
7 38 (55.07%) Test Scripting
7 38 (55.07%) Team Foundation Server
8 36 (52.17%) Defect Tracking
9 34 (49.28%) Regression Testing
9 34 (49.28%) Java
10 33 (47.83%) User Stories
10 33 (47.83%) BDD
11 31 (44.93%) Migration
12 29 (42.03%) Oracle
13 27 (39.13%) Security Cleared
14 26 (37.68%) Software Testing
15 24 (34.78%) SC Cleared
15 24 (34.78%) Oracle Reports
16 23 (33.33%) C++
17 20 (28.99%) OO
18 18 (26.09%) Test Strategy
19 17 (24.64%) Oracle APEX
20 15 (21.74%) Python
20 15 (21.74%) HP UFT
20 15 (21.74%) VBScript
21 14 (20.29%) C
21 14 (20.29%) WebDriver
22 13 (18.84%) Oracle Applications
22 13 (18.84%) PHP

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 (10.14%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.45%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (18.84%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.49%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.70%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) Internet
2 6 (8.70%) HTTP
3 5 (7.25%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (34.78%) Oracle Reports
2 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 8 (11.59%) MongoDB
3 8 (11.59%) Redis
4 7 (10.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 7 (10.14%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (8.70%) Neo4j
6 5 (7.25%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.45%) Event Store
7 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 40 (57.97%) SpecFlow
2 39 (56.52%) Selenium
3 38 (55.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (24.64%) Oracle APEX
5 15 (21.74%) HP UFT
6 14 (20.29%) WebDriver
7 5 (7.25%) GoCD
7 5 (7.25%) Jasmine
8 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
8 3 (4.35%) Subversion
9 1 (1.45%) Grunt
9 1 (1.45%) gulp
9 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.45%) JIRA
9 1 (1.45%) Log4Net
9 1 (1.45%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.45%) Protractor
9 1 (1.45%) Psake
9 1 (1.45%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (8.70%) Banking
2 2 (2.90%) Finance
3 1 (1.45%) Electronics
3 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.45%) Front Office
3 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.45%) Marketing
3 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (47.83%) Tester
2 32 (46.38%) Automation Tester
3 27 (39.13%) Developer
4 14 (20.29%) C# Developer
4 14 (20.29%) Consultant
5 12 (17.39%) .NET Developer
5 12 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (11.59%) Agile .NET Developer
6 8 (11.59%) Agile C# Developer
6 8 (11.59%) Agile Developer
6 8 (11.59%) Java Developer
7 7 (10.14%) F# Developer
8 6 (8.70%) AWS Developer
9 5 (7.25%) Python Developer
9 5 (7.25%) Software Developer
9 5 (7.25%) SQL Developer
9 5 (7.25%) Test Automation Consultant
9 5 (7.25%) Test Consultant
10 4 (5.80%) Senior Developer
10 4 (5.80%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (65.22%) .NET
2 10 (14.49%) Web Services
3 7 (10.14%) AngularJS
4 6 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (7.25%) JSON
6 4 (5.80%) Node.js
7 3 (4.35%) RESTful
8 2 (2.90%) CSS
8 2 (2.90%) HTML
8 2 (2.90%) Laravel
8 2 (2.90%) Symfony
9 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.45%) Castle Windsor
9 1 (1.45%) D3.js
9 1 (1.45%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (1.45%) MSMQ
9 1 (1.45%) OOCSS
9 1 (1.45%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (1.45%) SignalR
9 1 (1.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Data Structures
1 5 (7.25%) Virtual Team
2 1 (1.45%) Derivative
2 1 (1.45%) Equities
2 1 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (1.45%) Market Risk
2 1 (1.45%) OTC Derivatives
2 1 (1.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (81.16%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (59.42%) Scrum
3 38 (55.07%) Test Scripting
4 36 (52.17%) Defect Tracking
5 34 (49.28%) Regression Testing
6 33 (47.83%) BDD
6 33 (47.83%) User Stories
7 31 (44.93%) Migration
8 26 (37.68%) Software Testing
9 20 (28.99%) OO
10 18 (26.09%) Test Strategy
11 11 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (14.49%) TDD
13 9 (13.04%) DevOps
13 9 (13.04%) Microservices
14 8 (11.59%) OOP
14 8 (11.59%) SOA
15 6 (8.70%) OOD
15 6 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
15 6 (8.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 61 (88.41%) C#
2 34 (49.28%) Java
3 23 (33.33%) C++
4 15 (21.74%) Python
4 15 (21.74%) VBScript
5 14 (20.29%) C
6 13 (18.84%) PHP
7 12 (17.39%) SQL
8 10 (14.49%) Ruby
9 7 (10.14%) Haskell
9 7 (10.14%) JavaScript
10 6 (8.70%) Go
11 5 (7.25%) Bash Shell
11 5 (7.25%) OCaml
11 5 (7.25%) Rust
11 5 (7.25%) Scala
12 4 (5.80%) VBA
13 3 (4.35%) Clojure
13 3 (4.35%) Groovy
13 3 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 24 (34.78%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.59%) DBS Check
4 6 (8.70%) Degree
5 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 7 (10.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) Kubernetes
2 3 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.90%) Puppet
4 1 (1.45%) Graphite
4 1 (1.45%) StatsD
Vendors
1 29 (42.03%) Oracle
2 9 (13.04%) HP
3 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.70%) Google
5 1 (1.45%) SAP
5 1 (1.45%) Twitter
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