The table below looks at the statistics for F# skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F# over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F#
Rank 250 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing F# 18 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.57% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3166 3330 2883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.61% 34.89% 32.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1960 2092 1566
Median daily rate £395 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 88 100
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

F#
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing F# as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

F# Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

F#
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing F# across the South East region.

F# Daily Rate Trend in the South East

F#
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing F# across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

F# Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

F#
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F# within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 15 £388 - 5
Isle of Wight - 3 £263 -
F#
England

F#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 South East region with a requirement for F#.

1 26 (100.00%) C#
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (88.46%) Java
4 22 (84.62%) Scrum
4 22 (84.62%) Selenium
4 22 (84.62%) Test Scripting
4 22 (84.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (84.62%) SpecFlow
5 21 (80.77%) BDD
6 20 (76.92%) User Stories
6 20 (76.92%) Defect Tracking
7 18 (69.23%) Regression Testing
7 18 (69.23%) Migration
8 17 (65.38%) Security Cleared
9 14 (53.85%) SC Cleared
9 14 (53.85%) Oracle APEX
9 14 (53.85%) Oracle
10 12 (46.15%) WebDriver
11 11 (42.31%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (38.46%) Software Testing
13 9 (34.62%) C++
14 8 (30.77%) Test Strategy
15 7 (26.92%) VBScript
15 7 (26.92%) HP UFT
16 6 (23.08%) DBS Check
17 5 (19.23%) PHP
18 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
19 3 (11.54%) SDLC
19 3 (11.54%) Git (software)

F#
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (84.62%) Selenium
1 22 (84.62%) SpecFlow
1 22 (84.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (53.85%) Oracle APEX
3 12 (46.15%) WebDriver
4 7 (26.92%) HP UFT
5 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
5 3 (11.54%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Automation Tester
1 18 (69.23%) Tester
2 11 (42.31%) Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Test Automation Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Test Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
4 3 (11.54%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (11.54%) C# Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Java Automation Tester
4 3 (11.54%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 3 (11.54%) Selenium Tester
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Developer
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Developer
4 3 (11.54%) VBA Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Java Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (3.85%) WCF
3 1 (3.85%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (84.62%) Scrum
2 22 (84.62%) Test Scripting
3 21 (80.77%) BDD
4 20 (76.92%) Defect Tracking
4 20 (76.92%) User Stories
5 18 (69.23%) Migration
5 18 (69.23%) Regression Testing
6 10 (38.46%) Software Testing
7 8 (30.77%) Test Strategy
8 3 (11.54%) OOP
8 3 (11.54%) SDLC
8 3 (11.54%) SOA
9 1 (3.85%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (3.85%) Functional Programming
9 1 (3.85%) OO
9 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) C#
2 23 (88.46%) Java
3 9 (34.62%) C++
4 7 (26.92%) VBScript
5 5 (19.23%) PHP
6 3 (11.54%) SQL
6 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
6 3 (11.54%) VBA
7 2 (7.69%) C
8 1 (3.85%) Haskell
8 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) Security Cleared
2 14 (53.85%) SC Cleared
3 6 (23.08%) DBS Check
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft