The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F#
Rank 402 396 375
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -21
Contract jobs citing F# 9 18 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.038% 0.074% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.092% 0.17% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 33
Average daily rate
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£613 £525 £530
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -0.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £375 £465
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £585 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate - £338 £368
% change year-on-year
- -8.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9823 10518 10259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.60% 43.38% 39.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7033 7463 7045
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £299 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 111 158
Average hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +5.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £51.54 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
F#
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 5 £700 +30.23% 4
F#
England

F#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (52.94%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) TDD
2 7 (41.18%) Scala
3 6 (35.29%) Haskell
3 6 (35.29%) C++
3 6 (35.29%) Python
4 5 (29.41%) Banking
4 5 (29.41%) Hadoop
4 5 (29.41%) Clojure
4 5 (29.41%) Big Data
4 5 (29.41%) Akka
5 4 (23.53%) Machine Learning
5 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
5 4 (23.53%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
6 3 (17.65%) Ruby
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) Puppet
6 3 (17.65%) C#
6 3 (17.65%) UNIX
6 3 (17.65%) Linux
6 3 (17.65%) R
6 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (17.65%) DevOps
7 2 (11.76%) CRD IV
7 2 (11.76%) OOP
7 2 (11.76%) OO
7 2 (11.76%) Advertising
7 2 (11.76%) Pair Programming
7 2 (11.76%) Scrum

F#
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Hadoop
1 5 (29.41%) Big Data
2 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
2 4 (23.53%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.88%) HBase
4 1 (5.88%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (29.41%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Advertising
3 1 (5.88%) Front Office
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Scala Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Quantitative Developer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C++ Quantitative Developer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Akka
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) Middleware
3 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.88%) Spring
3 1 (5.88%) JSON
3 1 (5.88%) WCF
3 1 (5.88%) WPF
3 1 (5.88%) RESTful
3 1 (5.88%) MapReduce
3 1 (5.88%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Credit Derivative
1 2 (11.76%) Derivative
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Fixed Income
2 1 (5.88%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) UNIX
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) TDD
2 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
2 4 (23.53%) Machine Learning
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) DevOps
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.76%) Pair Programming
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) OOP
4 2 (11.76%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.88%) ETL
5 1 (5.88%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.88%) Kanban
5 1 (5.88%) BDD
5 1 (5.88%) Big Data Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) Scala
3 6 (35.29%) Python
3 6 (35.29%) C++
3 6 (35.29%) Haskell
4 5 (29.41%) Clojure
5 3 (17.65%) R
5 3 (17.65%) Ruby
5 3 (17.65%) C#
6 2 (11.76%) PHP
6 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Basel III
1 2 (11.76%) CRD IV
2 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Puppet
1 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (5.88%) TIBCO
1 1 (5.88%) VMware
1 1 (5.88%) DataSynapse
1 1 (5.88%) Facebook
1 1 (5.88%) Twitter
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago