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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F#
Rank 229 266 -
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -
Contract jobs citing F# 26 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.050% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.85% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 0
Median daily rate £350 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 -
% change year-on-year
-9.37% -
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
3046 3373 2980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 36.36% 33.98% 32.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1904 2138 1664
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 119 110
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £18.97 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +31 21 £325 -18.75% 3
Berkshire - 5 £363 - 2
F#
England

F#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 41 (89.13%) C#
2 40 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (82.61%) Test Scripting
3 38 (82.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 38 (82.61%) SpecFlow
4 37 (80.43%) Selenium
5 36 (78.26%) Scrum
5 36 (78.26%) Defect Tracking
6 33 (71.74%) User Stories
6 33 (71.74%) Regression Testing
7 32 (69.57%) .NET
8 31 (67.39%) Migration
9 28 (60.87%) BDD
9 28 (60.87%) Oracle
10 26 (56.52%) Security Cleared
10 26 (56.52%) Software Testing
11 24 (52.17%) Java
11 24 (52.17%) Oracle Reports
12 23 (50.00%) SC Cleared
13 16 (34.78%) Oracle APEX
13 16 (34.78%) C++
14 15 (32.61%) VBScript
14 15 (32.61%) HP UFT
15 13 (28.26%) Oracle Applications
15 13 (28.26%) WebDriver
16 12 (26.09%) Test Strategy
16 12 (26.09%) PHP
17 9 (19.57%) HP
18 8 (17.39%) C
18 8 (17.39%) DBS Check

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:

Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (28.26%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) AMQP
1 5 (10.87%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (52.17%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 38 (82.61%) SpecFlow
1 38 (82.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 37 (80.43%) Selenium
3 16 (34.78%) Oracle APEX
4 15 (32.61%) HP UFT
5 13 (28.26%) WebDriver
6 5 (10.87%) GoCD
6 5 (10.87%) Jasmine
7 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
7 3 (6.52%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.17%) Electronics
1 1 (2.17%) Finance
1 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.17%) Marketing
1 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (67.39%) Automation Tester
1 31 (67.39%) Tester
2 14 (30.43%) Consultant
3 8 (17.39%) Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Software Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Test Automation Consultant
4 5 (10.87%) Test Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (6.52%) C# Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Java Automation Tester
5 3 (6.52%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 3 (6.52%) Selenium Tester
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Developer
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (6.52%) VBA Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Java Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (69.57%) .NET
2 5 (10.87%) AngularJS
2 5 (10.87%) JSON
2 5 (10.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (6.52%) Web Services
4 2 (4.35%) Laravel
4 2 (4.35%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (82.61%) Test Scripting
3 36 (78.26%) Defect Tracking
3 36 (78.26%) Scrum
4 33 (71.74%) Regression Testing
4 33 (71.74%) User Stories
5 31 (67.39%) Migration
6 28 (60.87%) BDD
7 26 (56.52%) Software Testing
8 12 (26.09%) Test Strategy
9 5 (10.87%) API Development
9 5 (10.87%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (10.87%) DevOps
9 5 (10.87%) Microservices
9 5 (10.87%) OO
9 5 (10.87%) SOLID
10 4 (8.70%) System Integration Testing
11 3 (6.52%) OOP
11 3 (6.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 41 (89.13%) C#
2 24 (52.17%) Java
3 16 (34.78%) C++
4 15 (32.61%) VBScript
5 12 (26.09%) PHP
6 8 (17.39%) C
7 5 (10.87%) Bash Shell
7 5 (10.87%) Go
7 5 (10.87%) Haskell
7 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
7 5 (10.87%) OCaml
7 5 (10.87%) Python
7 5 (10.87%) Ruby
7 5 (10.87%) Rust
8 3 (6.52%) SQL
8 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
8 3 (6.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (56.52%) Security Cleared
2 23 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (17.39%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 28 (60.87%) Oracle
2 9 (19.57%) HP
3 1 (2.17%) SAP
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