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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F#
Rank 402 393 392
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing F# 6 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.029% 0.062% 0.064%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.069% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 10
Average daily rate £450 £600 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +54.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £380 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £600 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
8758 8935 8853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.98% 42.61% 40.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6505 6672 6274
Average daily rate £470 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 50 75
Average hourly rate £38.50 £28.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.91% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.16 £16.60 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.80 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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#
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing F# across the London region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

F# Daily Rate Histogram in London

F#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 9 (81.82%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) .NET
4 6 (54.55%) MongoDB
5 5 (45.45%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (45.45%) Redis
5 5 (45.45%) Scala
5 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (45.45%) Finance
5 5 (45.45%) TDD
5 5 (45.45%) HTML
5 5 (45.45%) Web Services
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (27.27%) Ruby
7 3 (27.27%) Google
7 3 (27.27%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (27.27%) Internet
7 3 (27.27%) OOD
7 3 (27.27%) OO
7 3 (27.27%) Java
7 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 3 (27.27%) Banking
7 3 (27.27%) CSS
7 3 (27.27%) Neo4j
7 3 (27.27%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (27.27%) HTML5
7 3 (27.27%) Hedge funds

F#
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (45.45%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Spark
2 2 (18.18%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (27.27%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (18.18%) Amazon S3
3 2 (18.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) MongoDB
2 5 (45.45%) Redis
3 3 (27.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (27.27%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (27.27%) Neo4j
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) Apache Hive
4 2 (18.18%) Big Data
4 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
4 2 (18.18%) HBase
4 2 (18.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Grunt
1 2 (18.18%) gulp
1 2 (18.18%) NUnit
1 2 (18.18%) Protractor
1 2 (18.18%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
1 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Back Office
3 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 8 (72.73%) C# Developer
3 6 (54.55%) .NET Developer
3 6 (54.55%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (45.45%) F# Developer
5 3 (27.27%) Agile .NET Developer
5 3 (27.27%) Agile C# Developer
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Developer
5 3 (27.27%) AWS Developer
6 2 (18.18%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (18.18%) C# WPF Developer
6 2 (18.18%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (18.18%) Python Developer
6 2 (18.18%) Scala Developer
6 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
6 2 (18.18%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
3 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) HTML5
3 3 (27.27%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (18.18%) Castle Windsor
4 2 (18.18%) D3.js
4 2 (18.18%) NHibernate
4 2 (18.18%) OOCSS
4 2 (18.18%) Pandas
4 2 (18.18%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (18.18%) React
4 2 (18.18%) REST
4 2 (18.18%) scikit-learn
4 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (18.18%) WPF
5 1 (9.09%) jQuery
5 1 (9.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Hedge funds
2 2 (18.18%) Blog
2 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (27.27%) Functional Programming
4 3 (27.27%) OO
4 3 (27.27%) OOD
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
5 2 (18.18%) Analytics
5 2 (18.18%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
5 2 (18.18%) CQRS
5 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Data Analytics
5 2 (18.18%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (18.18%) DevOps
5 2 (18.18%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (18.18%) Machine Learning
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) SOA
5 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) Scala
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) Ruby
4 2 (18.18%) Erlang
4 2 (18.18%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) Haskell
5 1 (9.09%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) PhD
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Kubernetes
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Google
3 2 (18.18%) Twitter
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