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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F#
Rank 542 518 494
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -24
Contract jobs citing F# 13 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.036% 0.034%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.074% 0.096% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 10
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£600 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00
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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
17501 16745 15953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.86% 37.62% 38.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 11808 10728 10007
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 476 674
Average hourly rate £35.50 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £14.45 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -10 13 £600 +50.00% 12
Yorkshire - - - - 1
North West - - - - 4
South East - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
East of England - - - - 1
F#
UK

F#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 33 (89.19%) C#
2 31 (83.78%) .NET
3 27 (72.97%) SQL Server
4 26 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (64.86%) HTML
6 23 (62.16%) Microsoft
6 23 (62.16%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (59.46%) WPF
8 21 (56.76%) NUnit
9 20 (54.05%) TDD
9 20 (54.05%) Scrum
9 20 (54.05%) HTML5
9 20 (54.05%) BDD
10 19 (51.35%) Rhino Mocks
10 19 (51.35%) Domain-Driven Design
10 19 (51.35%) RabbitMQ
10 19 (51.35%) Castle Windsor
10 19 (51.35%) Blog
10 19 (51.35%) NHibernate
10 19 (51.35%) CQRS
11 17 (45.95%) Finance
12 11 (29.73%) SQL
13 10 (27.03%) Python
14 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET
15 7 (18.92%) Java
16 6 (16.22%) Banking
17 5 (13.51%) Investment Banking
17 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
17 5 (13.51%) Perl
17 5 (13.51%) Windows

F#
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (72.97%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) Big Data
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.70%) Neo4j
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) Redis
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (56.76%) NUnit
2 19 (51.35%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (5.41%) JIRA
3 2 (5.41%) Selenium
3 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.41%) FindBugs
3 2 (5.41%) WebDriver
3 2 (5.41%) Ant
3 2 (5.41%) JUnit
3 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.41%) Checkstyle
4 1 (2.70%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.70%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.70%) WATIR
General
1 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Banking
3 5 (13.51%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Front Office
4 1 (2.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 29 (78.38%) Developer
2 23 (62.16%) C# Developer
3 4 (10.81%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (8.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Python Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Release Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Scala Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Build and Release Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (2.70%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Programmer
6 1 (2.70%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.70%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (83.78%) .NET
2 24 (64.86%) HTML
3 22 (59.46%) WPF
4 20 (54.05%) HTML5
5 19 (51.35%) RabbitMQ
5 19 (51.35%) Castle Windsor
5 19 (51.35%) NHibernate
6 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET
7 5 (13.51%) WCF
8 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (5.41%) WF
9 2 (5.41%) CSS
9 2 (5.41%) Akka
9 2 (5.41%) Play Framework
10 1 (2.70%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (2.70%) Middleware
10 1 (2.70%) Web Services
10 1 (2.70%) XML
10 1 (2.70%) RESTful
10 1 (2.70%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 19 (51.35%) Blog
2 3 (8.11%) Mathematics
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) Derivative
3 2 (5.41%) Open Source
3 2 (5.41%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.70%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.70%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.70%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
2 4 (10.81%) UNIX
3 3 (8.11%) Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (62.16%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (54.05%) TDD
3 20 (54.05%) Scrum
3 20 (54.05%) BDD
4 19 (51.35%) Domain-Driven Design
4 19 (51.35%) CQRS
5 5 (13.51%) Functional Programming
6 4 (10.81%) Analytics
6 4 (10.81%) MVC
7 3 (8.11%) OO
8 2 (5.41%) Test Scripting
8 2 (5.41%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (5.41%) Automated Testing
8 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.41%) Build Automation
9 1 (2.70%) DevOps
9 1 (2.70%) Big Data Analytics
9 1 (2.70%) Automation Testing
9 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 33 (89.19%) C#
2 11 (29.73%) SQL
3 10 (27.03%) Python
4 7 (18.92%) Java
5 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.51%) Perl
5 5 (13.51%) Haskell
5 5 (13.51%) Scala
6 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
6 4 (10.81%) Ruby
7 3 (8.11%) C++
8 2 (5.41%) Clojure
8 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.70%) XAML
9 1 (2.70%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.70%) VBScript
9 1 (2.70%) VB
9 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.70%) VBA
9 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (62.16%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Atlassian
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) Perforce
3 1 (2.70%) VMware
3 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.70%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.70%) Facebook
3 1 (2.70%) Twitter
3 1 (2.70%) DataSynapse
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