The table below looks at the statistics for F# skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F# over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F#
Rank 396 403 371
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -32
Contract jobs citing F# 14 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.063% 0.050% 0.082%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.12% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 18
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£619 £538 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.16% -2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £363 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £700 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £613 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
F#
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9278 9756 8895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.60% 40.28% 40.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6651 7104 6436
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 67 100
Average hourly rate £27.37 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.80% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.00 £17.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £160.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

F#
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing F# across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

F# Jobs Demand Trend in London

F#
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing F# across the London region.

F# Daily Rate Trend in London

F#
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F# within the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +21 4 £619 +15.16% 5
F#
England

F#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 23 (82.14%) C#
2 19 (67.86%) .NET
3 16 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 16 (57.14%) HTML
4 15 (53.57%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (46.43%) HTML5
6 12 (42.86%) Finance
7 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (39.29%) Java
8 10 (35.71%) WPF
9 9 (32.14%) NUnit
9 9 (32.14%) C++
10 8 (28.57%) Python
10 8 (28.57%) TDD
11 7 (25.00%) Scrum
11 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 7 (25.00%) SQL
11 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 7 (25.00%) NHibernate
11 7 (25.00%) Blog
11 7 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
11 7 (25.00%) BDD
11 7 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
11 7 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
11 7 (25.00%) Castle Windsor
11 7 (25.00%) CQRS
11 7 (25.00%) Algorithms
12 6 (21.43%) Functional Programming
12 6 (21.43%) AngularJS
12 6 (21.43%) Perl

F#
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 2 (7.14%) Drupal
1 2 (7.14%) Node.js
2 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) SMTP
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.14%) Big Data
3 2 (7.14%) MySQL
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) Redis
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) NUnit
2 7 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (17.86%) Subversion
4 2 (7.14%) Checkstyle
4 2 (7.14%) JIRA
4 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.14%) FindBugs
4 2 (7.14%) SpecFlow
4 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.14%) Grunt
4 2 (7.14%) NSubstitute
4 2 (7.14%) Ant
4 2 (7.14%) JUnit
5 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Banking
3 5 (17.86%) Investment Banking
4 4 (14.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 24 (85.71%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) C# Developer
3 5 (17.86%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Scala Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Build and Release Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Release Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Quantitative Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (3.57%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Python Developer
6 1 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (67.86%) .NET
2 16 (57.14%) HTML
3 13 (46.43%) HTML5
4 10 (35.71%) WPF
5 7 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (25.00%) Castle Windsor
5 7 (25.00%) NHibernate
6 6 (21.43%) AngularJS
7 5 (17.86%) CSS
8 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
9 3 (10.71%) WCF
9 3 (10.71%) Akka
9 3 (10.71%) Play Framework
9 3 (10.71%) jQuery
10 2 (7.14%) Gherkin
10 2 (7.14%) Sass
10 2 (7.14%) LESS
10 2 (7.14%) JSON
10 2 (7.14%) DCOM
10 2 (7.14%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Blog
1 7 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (14.29%) Derivative
3 2 (7.14%) Open Source
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) UNIX
3 4 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (7.14%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.57%) Android
5 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (28.57%) TDD
4 7 (25.00%) Scrum
4 7 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 7 (25.00%) BDD
4 7 (25.00%) CQRS
5 6 (21.43%) Functional Programming
6 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (7.14%) Analytics
7 2 (7.14%) Build Automation
7 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
7 2 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (3.57%) OO
8 1 (3.57%) Automated Testing
8 1 (3.57%) DevOps
8 1 (3.57%) Single Responsibility Principle
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) C#
2 11 (39.29%) Java
3 9 (32.14%) C++
4 8 (28.57%) Python
5 7 (25.00%) SQL
5 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (21.43%) Perl
7 4 (14.29%) Haskell
7 4 (14.29%) Scala
8 3 (10.71%) Ruby
8 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
8 3 (10.71%) Clojure
8 3 (10.71%) VBA
8 3 (10.71%) VB
9 2 (7.14%) VB6
9 2 (7.14%) PHP
10 1 (3.57%) VBScript
10 1 (3.57%) Erlang
10 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
10 1 (3.57%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
1 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Perforce
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.57%) VMware
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