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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F#
Rank 578 477 537
Rank change year-on-year
-101 +60
Contract jobs citing F# 12 26 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.060% 0.072%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.063% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 26 36
Average daily rate £538 £525 £570
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £290 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate - £325 £225
% change year-on-year
- +44.44%
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
19076 15932 19789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.16% 36.97% 35.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12561 10005 11910
Average daily rate £375 £385 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 452 578 705
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
F#
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -29 12 £538 -2.27% 5
Yorkshire - - - -
South East - - - - 4
East of England - - - -
F#
UK

F#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 17 (62.96%) SQL
2 15 (55.56%) C#
3 13 (48.15%) .NET
4 12 (44.44%) Scrum
5 11 (40.74%) Ruby
6 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (33.33%) T-SQL
8 8 (29.63%) Oracle
8 8 (29.63%) Java
8 8 (29.63%) TDD
8 8 (29.63%) Finance
8 8 (29.63%) QA
9 7 (25.93%) Selenium
9 7 (25.93%) Cucumber
9 7 (25.93%) BDD
9 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
10 6 (22.22%) Actuate
10 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
10 6 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (22.22%) PL/SQL
10 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
10 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (22.22%) MongoDB
10 6 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (22.22%) Hadoop
10 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (22.22%) SpecFlow
10 6 (22.22%) Big Data

F#
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 6 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (22.22%) MongoDB
1 6 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
1 6 (22.22%) Hadoop
1 6 (22.22%) Big Data
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) HBase
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Selenium
1 7 (25.93%) Cucumber
2 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (22.22%) SpecFlow
2 6 (22.22%) WATIR
3 1 (3.70%) RSpec
3 1 (3.70%) JBehave
3 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.70%) FitNesse
3 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Advertising
2 3 (11.11%) Front Office
3 2 (7.41%) Publishing
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Multimedia
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Tester
2 6 (22.22%) QA Tester
2 6 (22.22%) Automation Tester
2 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Business Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Lead Software Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Scala Developer
5 1 (3.70%) C++ Quantitative Developer
5 1 (3.70%) WPF Developer
5 1 (3.70%) C# Architect
5 1 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Designer
5 1 (3.70%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) .NET
2 6 (22.22%) MDX
3 3 (11.11%) WPF
4 2 (7.41%) WinForms
4 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
4 2 (7.41%) Akka
4 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.70%) Play Framework
5 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.70%) LINQ
5 1 (3.70%) WCF
5 1 (3.70%) Middleware
5 1 (3.70%) JMS
5 1 (3.70%) COM
5 1 (3.70%) XML
5 1 (3.70%) XSLT
5 1 (3.70%) Spring
5 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Machine Learning
2 4 (14.81%) Derivative
2 4 (14.81%) Open Source
3 3 (11.11%) Credit Derivative
4 2 (7.41%) Equities
4 2 (7.41%) Fixed Income
5 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.70%) Applied Mathematics
5 1 (3.70%) Physics
5 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.70%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.70%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) UNIX
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Scrum
2 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (29.63%) TDD
4 7 (25.93%) BDD
5 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (22.22%) Integration Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
7 4 (14.81%) OOP
7 4 (14.81%) Content Management
7 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
7 4 (14.81%) User Stories
8 3 (11.11%) Automation Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 3 (11.11%) OO
9 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
9 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (3.70%) Low Latency
10 1 (3.70%) Web Development
10 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
10 1 (3.70%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) SQL
2 15 (55.56%) C#
3 11 (40.74%) Ruby
4 9 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 8 (29.63%) Java
6 6 (22.22%) PL/SQL
6 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 4 (14.81%) C++
8 3 (11.11%) R
8 3 (11.11%) Scala
8 3 (11.11%) Haskell
9 2 (7.41%) PHP
9 2 (7.41%) Python
10 1 (3.70%) Clojure
10 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) ISEB
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) Basel III
2 2 (7.41%) CRD IV
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (14.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 6 (22.22%) Actuate
4 2 (7.41%) VMware
5 1 (3.70%) DataSynapse
5 1 (3.70%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.70%) IBM