The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 England 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F#
Rank 555 527 528
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +1
Contract jobs citing F# 9 21 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.045% 0.079%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.049% 0.12% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 35
Average daily rate
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£613 £463 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.43% -11.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £363 £431
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate - £338 £368
% change year-on-year
- -8.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18433 17985 19292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.33% 38.70% 36.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12007 11357 11760
Average daily rate £393 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 386 530 751
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £18.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
F#
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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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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 -3 9 £613 +16.66% 8
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 5
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
F#
UK

F#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 9 (47.37%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) TDD
3 7 (36.84%) Scala
4 6 (31.58%) Haskell
4 6 (31.58%) C++
4 6 (31.58%) Python
5 5 (26.32%) C#
5 5 (26.32%) Ruby
5 5 (26.32%) Hadoop
5 5 (26.32%) Banking
5 5 (26.32%) Clojure
5 5 (26.32%) Big Data
5 5 (26.32%) Akka
6 4 (21.05%) Machine Learning
6 4 (21.05%) MongoDB
6 4 (21.05%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
6 4 (21.05%) SQL
7 3 (15.79%) .NET
7 3 (15.79%) UNIX
7 3 (15.79%) Linux
7 3 (15.79%) Scrum
7 3 (15.79%) QA
7 3 (15.79%) BDD
7 3 (15.79%) Puppet
7 3 (15.79%) R
7 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (15.79%) DevOps
8 2 (10.53%) CRD IV

F#
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Hadoop
1 5 (26.32%) Big Data
2 4 (21.05%) MongoDB
2 4 (21.05%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.26%) HBase
4 1 (5.26%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SpecFlow
1 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
1 2 (10.53%) WATIR
1 2 (10.53%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (26.32%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Front Office
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Scala Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Programmer
4 2 (10.53%) Lead Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Automation Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Quantitative Developer
4 2 (10.53%) QA Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C++ Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Akka
2 3 (15.79%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) Middleware
3 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.26%) Spring
3 1 (5.26%) JSON
3 1 (5.26%) RESTful
3 1 (5.26%) WCF
3 1 (5.26%) WPF
3 1 (5.26%) MapReduce
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (5.26%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Derivative
1 2 (10.53%) Credit Derivative
2 1 (5.26%) Fixed Income
2 1 (5.26%) Grid Computing
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) UNIX
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) TDD
2 4 (21.05%) Machine Learning
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
3 3 (15.79%) Scrum
3 3 (15.79%) BDD
3 3 (15.79%) DevOps
4 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.53%) Content Management
4 2 (10.53%) Pair Programming
4 2 (10.53%) OOP
4 2 (10.53%) OO
5 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.26%) ETL
5 1 (5.26%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.26%) Kanban
5 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) Scala
3 6 (31.58%) Haskell
3 6 (31.58%) C++
3 6 (31.58%) Python
4 5 (26.32%) C#
4 5 (26.32%) Ruby
4 5 (26.32%) Clojure
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
6 3 (15.79%) R
7 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
7 2 (10.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
2 2 (10.53%) CRD IV
2 2 (10.53%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Puppet
1 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (5.26%) TIBCO
1 1 (5.26%) VMware
1 1 (5.26%) DataSynapse
1 1 (5.26%) Facebook
1 1 (5.26%) Twitter