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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F# over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F#
Rank 251 - 238
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing F# 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.023% - 0.012%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.069% - 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
2893 3119 2734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.82% 33.55% 32.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1872 1754 1436
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £262 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 109 126
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.11 £15.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £45.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

F#
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing F# across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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#
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F# within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire - 2 £400 -
F#
England

F#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
2 10 (90.91%) Security Cleared
2 10 (90.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (90.91%) SC Cleared
2 10 (90.91%) BDD
3 9 (81.82%) Java
3 9 (81.82%) HP UFT
4 8 (72.73%) HP
4 8 (72.73%) C++
4 8 (72.73%) VBScript
4 8 (72.73%) VB
4 8 (72.73%) Oracle
4 8 (72.73%) Test Scripting
4 8 (72.73%) Oracle APEX
4 8 (72.73%) Scrum
4 8 (72.73%) SpecFlow
4 8 (72.73%) Defect Tracking
5 7 (63.64%) Test Strategy
5 7 (63.64%) Cucumber
5 7 (63.64%) WebDriver
5 7 (63.64%) .NET
5 7 (63.64%) Regression Testing
6 6 (54.55%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
6 6 (54.55%) Functional Testing
7 5 (45.45%) User Stories
7 5 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (45.45%) ISEB Practitioner
7 5 (45.45%) ISEB

F#
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
2 10 (90.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (81.82%) HP UFT
4 8 (72.73%) Oracle APEX
4 8 (72.73%) SpecFlow
5 7 (63.64%) Cucumber
5 7 (63.64%) WebDriver
6 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
6 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 1 (9.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Tester
2 8 (72.73%) Automation Tester
2 8 (72.73%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Test Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Java Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripter
4 1 (9.09%) VB Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) BDD
3 8 (72.73%) Defect Tracking
3 8 (72.73%) Scrum
3 8 (72.73%) Test Scripting
4 7 (63.64%) Regression Testing
4 7 (63.64%) Test Strategy
5 6 (54.55%) Functional Testing
5 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
6 5 (45.45%) User Stories
7 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
8 3 (27.27%) Migration
9 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
10 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
10 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) C++
2 8 (72.73%) VB
2 8 (72.73%) VBScript
3 5 (45.45%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) SC Cleared
1 10 (90.91%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) ISEB
2 5 (45.45%) ISEB Practitioner
2 5 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) HP
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft