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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F#
Rank 435 402 420
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +18
Contract jobs citing F# 4 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.075% 0.034%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.041% 0.18% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 8
Average daily rate £400 £619 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.37% +10.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £600 £510
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £625 £790
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £613 -
% change year-on-year
-34.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 - -
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
9838 9498 9531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.75% 41.70% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7436 6840 7011
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 52 67
Average hourly rate £26.00 £25.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% -26.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £55.00 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) MongoDB
3 7 (77.78%) Redis
3 7 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (77.78%) Web Services
3 7 (77.78%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (55.56%) .NET
4 5 (55.56%) TDD
4 5 (55.56%) Scala
4 5 (55.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
5 4 (44.44%) Neo4j
5 4 (44.44%) Analytics
5 4 (44.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (44.44%) Ruby
5 4 (44.44%) Google
5 4 (44.44%) HTML
5 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 4 (44.44%) OO
5 4 (44.44%) Python
5 4 (44.44%) OOD
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) Internet
5 4 (44.44%) CSS
5 4 (44.44%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (44.44%) Functional Programming
5 4 (44.44%) AngularJS

F#
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 7 (77.78%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (33.33%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 7 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (44.44%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (33.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Internet
2 3 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) MongoDB
2 7 (77.78%) Redis
3 5 (55.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (44.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (44.44%) Neo4j
5 3 (33.33%) MySQL
6 1 (11.11%) Big Data
6 1 (11.11%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Grunt
1 3 (33.33%) gulp
1 3 (33.33%) Protractor
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
1 3 (33.33%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
2 1 (11.11%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (88.89%) C# Developer
3 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Developer
3 5 (55.56%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (44.44%) Agile .NET Developer
4 4 (44.44%) Agile C# Developer
4 4 (44.44%) AWS Developer
4 4 (44.44%) F# Developer
5 3 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (33.33%) Python Developer
5 3 (33.33%) Software Developer
6 2 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) D3.js
4 3 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (33.33%) OOCSS
4 3 (33.33%) Pandas
4 3 (33.33%) React
4 3 (33.33%) REST
4 3 (33.33%) scikit-learn
4 3 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) Middleware
5 1 (11.11%) PhoneGap
5 1 (11.11%) RESTful
5 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Hedge funds
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) Analytics
3 4 (44.44%) Functional Programming
3 4 (44.44%) OO
3 4 (44.44%) OOD
3 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
4 3 (33.33%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Data Analytics
4 3 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (33.33%) DevOps
4 3 (33.33%) Machine Learning
4 3 (33.33%) SOA
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) Scala
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) Python
3 4 (44.44%) Ruby
4 2 (22.22%) Erlang
5 1 (11.11%) Haskell
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
5 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) PhD
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Kubernetes
1 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Google
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Twitter
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