The first table below looks at the demand for Fortran skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fortran over the 3 months to 1 August 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.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fortran
Rank 588 558 569
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +11
Contract jobs citing Fortran 2 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.029% 0.021%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.010% 0.077% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -9.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £443
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -15.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £52.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +151.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +151.19%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20133 19482 20816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.85% 38.10% 36.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12863 12054 12440
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 554 799
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.01 £15.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00

Fortran
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Fortran within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Fortran Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Fortran
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Fortran within the UK.

Fortran Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Fortran
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Fortran within the UK.

Fortran Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Fortran
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fortran within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 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
South East -8 2 £425 +13.33%
England -17 2 £425 +6.25% 9
Scotland - - - - 1
South West - - - - 6
Tyne and Wear - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Bristol - - - - 2
Camberley - - - -
Derby - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Horsham - - - -
London - - - - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -

Fortran
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Fortran 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 Fortran.

1 5 (83.33%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) Ada
4 1 (16.67%) MPEG
4 1 (16.67%) Pascal
4 1 (16.67%) Prolog
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) DTV
4 1 (16.67%) DVB
4 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
4 1 (16.67%) Simulink
4 1 (16.67%) Stateflow
4 1 (16.67%) Electronics
4 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
4 1 (16.67%) Streaming Video
4 1 (16.67%) Military
4 1 (16.67%) Physics
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript

Fortran
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Fortran 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 Fortran. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Simulink
1 1 (16.67%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) DVB
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
1 1 (16.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Software Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C++ Developer
3 3 (50.00%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (16.67%) Programmer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Programmer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) MPEG
1 1 (16.67%) DTV
1 1 (16.67%) Streaming Video
1 1 (16.67%) Physics
1 1 (16.67%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) Ada
2 1 (16.67%) Pascal
2 1 (16.67%) Prolog
2 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared