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 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F#
Rank 391 390 363
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -27
Contract jobs citing F# 11 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.051% 0.062% 0.082%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 17
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £363 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £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
8950 9041 8412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.86% 40.35% 40.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6475 6525 6132
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 £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 70 85
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 £22.50 £17.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 2015.

F# Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 March 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
City of London +14 2 £613 +36.22% 2
F#
England

F#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (79.31%) C#
2 21 (72.41%) .NET
3 20 (68.97%) SQL Server
4 16 (55.17%) HTML
4 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (55.17%) WPF
4 16 (55.17%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (51.72%) NUnit
6 14 (48.28%) Scrum
6 14 (48.28%) HTML5
7 13 (44.83%) Rhino Mocks
7 13 (44.83%) Domain-Driven Design
7 13 (44.83%) BDD
7 13 (44.83%) RabbitMQ
7 13 (44.83%) Castle Windsor
7 13 (44.83%) Blog
7 13 (44.83%) CQRS
7 13 (44.83%) Finance
7 13 (44.83%) TDD
7 13 (44.83%) NHibernate
7 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
8 9 (31.03%) Python
9 7 (24.14%) Java
9 7 (24.14%) SQL
10 6 (20.69%) Perl
10 6 (20.69%) Functional Programming
10 6 (20.69%) Haskell
11 5 (17.24%) Scala
11 5 (17.24%) UNIX
11 5 (17.24%) Linux

F#
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (6.90%) Node.js
2 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.45%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) SMTP
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (68.97%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.45%) MySQL
4 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Redis
4 1 (3.45%) Big Data
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) NUnit
2 13 (44.83%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.90%) FindBugs
3 2 (6.90%) SpecFlow
3 2 (6.90%) NSubstitute
3 2 (6.90%) JIRA
3 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.90%) Checkstyle
3 2 (6.90%) Subversion
3 2 (6.90%) Ant
3 2 (6.90%) JUnit
4 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.45%) Grunt
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Banking
3 4 (13.79%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 25 (86.21%) Developer
2 15 (51.72%) C# Developer
3 3 (10.34%) .NET Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Scala Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Build and Release Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Python Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Release Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Lead Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Quantitative Developer
5 1 (3.45%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (3.45%) WPF Developer
5 1 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Agile C# Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (72.41%) .NET
2 16 (55.17%) HTML
2 16 (55.17%) WPF
3 14 (48.28%) HTML5
4 13 (44.83%) RabbitMQ
4 13 (44.83%) Castle Windsor
4 13 (44.83%) NHibernate
5 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
5 3 (10.34%) CSS
5 3 (10.34%) WCF
5 3 (10.34%) Akka
5 3 (10.34%) Play Framework
6 2 (6.90%) Reactive Extensions
6 2 (6.90%) Gherkin
6 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
6 2 (6.90%) JSON
6 2 (6.90%) WF
6 2 (6.90%) DCOM
6 2 (6.90%) ActiveX
7 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Blog
2 3 (10.34%) Derivative
3 2 (6.90%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.45%) Grid Computing
4 1 (3.45%) Open Source
4 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) UNIX
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (55.17%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (48.28%) Scrum
3 13 (44.83%) Domain-Driven Design
3 13 (44.83%) BDD
3 13 (44.83%) CQRS
3 13 (44.83%) TDD
4 6 (20.69%) Functional Programming
5 3 (10.34%) OO
6 2 (6.90%) Build Automation
6 2 (6.90%) Analytics
6 2 (6.90%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (3.45%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.45%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) C#
2 9 (31.03%) Python
3 7 (24.14%) Java
3 7 (24.14%) SQL
4 6 (20.69%) Perl
4 6 (20.69%) Haskell
5 5 (17.24%) Scala
6 4 (13.79%) C++
7 3 (10.34%) VB
7 3 (10.34%) VBA
7 3 (10.34%) Clojure
7 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
8 2 (6.90%) Ruby
8 2 (6.90%) VB6
8 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
9 1 (3.45%) PHP
9 1 (3.45%) VBScript
9 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
9 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
1 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Atlassian
3 2 (6.90%) Perforce
4 1 (3.45%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.45%) DataSynapse
4 1 (3.45%) VMware
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