The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fortran
Rank 611 564 589
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +25
Contract jobs citing Fortran 2 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.038% 0.033%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.009% 0.099% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 9
Average daily rate
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- £350 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 £434
% change year-on-year
- -19.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Average hourly rate - £26.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +26.19%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
21237 20249 21292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.91% 38.95% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13638 12819 12605
Average daily rate £390 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £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 417 554 739
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 30 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 18 September 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 -7 2 - - 3
Oxfordshire -8 2 - -
England -48 2 - - 10
Scotland - - - - 1
South West - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - - 2
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Derby - - - -
Dorking - - - - 1
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Horsham - - - -
London - - - - 4
Nottingham - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Sevenoaks - - - - 1
Warwick - - - -
Wells - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -

Fortran
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (71.43%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 3 (42.86%) C
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Pascal
4 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) OpenVMS
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Electronics
5 1 (14.29%) Streaming Video
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) IPTV
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) DOM
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) MPEG

Fortran
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) DVB
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) C++ Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Software Developer
3 3 (42.86%) C++ Software Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Database Specialist
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Software Programmer
5 1 (14.29%) Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (14.29%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) MPEG
2 1 (14.29%) DTV
2 1 (14.29%) Streaming Video
2 1 (14.29%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) Pascal
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) PL/1
4 1 (14.29%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft