The table below looks at the statistics for F# skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F# over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F#
England / London
Rank 386 413 404
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -9
Contract jobs citing F# 11 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.057% 0.033% 0.056%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.078% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 6
Median daily rate £504 £450 £544
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £388 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £513 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £501 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
8788 9007 9124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.36% 42.01% 42.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6566 6686 6746
Median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.09% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 62 45
Median hourly rate £47.00 £40.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +37.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.62 £18.56 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

F#
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing F# as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

F# Daily Rate Histogram in London

F#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing F# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for F#.

1 18 (69.23%) C#
2 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 12 (46.15%) Java
3 12 (46.15%) SQL
4 10 (38.46%) OO
5 8 (30.77%) C++
5 8 (30.77%) .NET
5 8 (30.77%) Data Structures
6 7 (26.92%) OOP
6 7 (26.92%) Degree
7 6 (23.08%) Banking
7 6 (23.08%) C
7 6 (23.08%) Python
7 6 (23.08%) Scala
8 5 (19.23%) QA
8 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
8 5 (19.23%) Functional Programming
8 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
8 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
8 5 (19.23%) OOD
8 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
8 5 (19.23%) Finance
8 5 (19.23%) JIRA
9 4 (15.38%) Fixed Income
9 4 (15.38%) HTML
9 4 (15.38%) CSS
9 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence

F#
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) KDB
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
1 5 (19.23%) JIRA
2 3 (11.54%) Ant
2 3 (11.54%) Gradle
2 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.54%) Maven
General
1 6 (23.08%) Banking
2 5 (19.23%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) Front Office
3 3 (11.54%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Games
4 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) C# Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Python Developer
4 5 (19.23%) F# Developer
5 4 (15.38%) .NET Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Angular Developer
5 4 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) SQL Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Engineering Manager
7 2 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Java Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Software Manager
7 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) .NET
2 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
3 4 (15.38%) CSS
3 4 (15.38%) HTML
3 4 (15.38%) jQuery
4 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (7.69%) HTML5
5 2 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (7.69%) Node.js
5 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.85%) Breeze.js
6 1 (3.85%) D3.js
6 1 (3.85%) Entity Framework
6 1 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (3.85%) RESTful
6 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Data Structures
2 4 (15.38%) Fixed Income
3 3 (11.54%) Algorithms
3 3 (11.54%) Derivative
4 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.69%) Equities
4 2 (7.69%) Fintech
4 2 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (7.69%) NHS
4 2 (7.69%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (3.85%) Market Risk
5 1 (3.85%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (38.46%) OO
3 7 (26.92%) OOP
4 5 (19.23%) Functional Programming
4 5 (19.23%) OOD
5 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (15.38%) DevOps
6 3 (11.54%) ATDD
6 3 (11.54%) BDD
6 3 (11.54%) Complexity Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
6 3 (11.54%) MVC
6 3 (11.54%) TDD
7 2 (7.69%) Analytics
7 2 (7.69%) Machine Learning
7 2 (7.69%) Multithreading
7 2 (7.69%) SDLC
7 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 2 (7.69%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) C#
2 12 (46.15%) Java
2 12 (46.15%) SQL
3 8 (30.77%) C++
4 6 (23.08%) C
4 6 (23.08%) Python
4 6 (23.08%) Scala
5 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
6 3 (11.54%) Clojure
6 3 (11.54%) Go
6 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
6 3 (11.54%) Rust
6 3 (11.54%) VBA
7 2 (7.69%) Haskell
8 1 (3.85%) TypeScript
8 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (15.38%) Ansible
2 4 (15.38%) Puppet
3 1 (3.85%) Grafana
3 1 (3.85%) Graphite
3 1 (3.85%) Packer
3 1 (3.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle