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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fortran
Rank 584 594 548
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -46
Contract jobs citing Fortran 10 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.011% 0.023%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.048% 0.029% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 10
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£409 £385 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +28.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £307 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £397 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate - £288 £300
% change year-on-year
- -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.00 -

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
20749 20518 17913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.24% 37.16% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13460 13302 11029
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £562
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 435 478 633
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.58 £17.75 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fortran within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Fortran Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 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 24 April 2015. 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
London +13 10 £409 +4.14% 3
England +3 10 £409 +6.16% 3
City of London +18 1 - -

Fortran
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 14 (93.33%) C++
2 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
3 6 (40.00%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) PhD
4 5 (33.33%) C
4 5 (33.33%) OpenMP
4 5 (33.33%) Parallel Computing
5 4 (26.67%) Mathematics
5 4 (26.67%) C#
5 4 (26.67%) VB
5 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (20.00%) Algorithms
6 3 (20.00%) Linear Regression
6 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
6 3 (20.00%) VBA
6 3 (20.00%) MS Office
6 3 (20.00%) SAS
6 3 (20.00%) SPSS
6 3 (20.00%) CHAID
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) Credit Risk
6 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) Logistic Regression
6 3 (20.00%) Cluster Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) Risk Analytics
6 3 (20.00%) Analytics
7 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
7 2 (13.33%) Vagrant
7 2 (13.33%) KVM

Fortran
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
1 3 (20.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Maven
1 2 (13.33%) CMake
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Lead Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Project Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) OpenMP
2 2 (13.33%) CPAN
3 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Mathematics
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (20.00%) Credit Risk
3 2 (13.33%) Physics
3 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.67%) GIS
4 1 (6.67%) Economics
4 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Scientific Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (33.33%) Parallel Computing
3 3 (20.00%) Linear Regression
3 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 3 (20.00%) CHAID
3 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Logistic Regression
3 3 (20.00%) Cluster Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Risk Analytics
3 3 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Test Planning
5 1 (6.67%) People Management
5 1 (6.67%) UML
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
5 1 (6.67%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) C++
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) C
4 4 (26.67%) C#
4 4 (26.67%) VB
5 3 (20.00%) VBA
6 2 (13.33%) Ruby
6 2 (13.33%) Haskell
6 2 (13.33%) Python
6 2 (13.33%) Perl
7 1 (6.67%) Pascal
7 1 (6.67%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) PhD
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) Postgraduate
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) KVM
1 2 (13.33%) Docker
1 2 (13.33%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Vagrant
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.67%) Mapinfo