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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fortran
Rank 618 609 565
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -44
Contract jobs citing Fortran 2 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.004% 0.027%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.009% 0.010% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
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£450 £425 £412
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £52.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £52.75

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
21523 20252 19490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.85% 37.06% 38.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14462 12959 12063
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 414 555
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £15.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £59.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 4 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 31 July 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
England -25 2 £450 +5.88% 1
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
London - 1 £450 - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -

Fortran
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (91.67%) C++
2 6 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) VB
3 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (25.00%) Algorithms
4 3 (25.00%) Linear Regression
4 3 (25.00%) KVM
4 3 (25.00%) Docker
4 3 (25.00%) DevOps
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (25.00%) Logistic Regression
4 3 (25.00%) Cluster Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (25.00%) Credit Risk
4 3 (25.00%) Haskell
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) Puppet
4 3 (25.00%) Scientific Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) QEMU
4 3 (25.00%) CMake
4 3 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
4 3 (25.00%) GitHub
4 3 (25.00%) Risk Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (25.00%) Vagrant
4 3 (25.00%) CPAN

Fortran
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
1 3 (25.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Maven
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (25.00%) CMake
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Lead Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Project Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) CPAN
2 1 (8.33%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (25.00%) Credit Risk
2 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (16.67%) Physics
3 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (8.33%) GIS
4 1 (8.33%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Scientific Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) CHAID
1 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (25.00%) Logistic Regression
1 3 (25.00%) Cluster Analysis
1 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
1 3 (25.00%) Risk Analytics
1 3 (25.00%) Analytics
1 3 (25.00%) DevOps
1 3 (25.00%) Linear Regression
2 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (8.33%) People Management
2 1 (8.33%) Parallel Computing
2 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C++
2 6 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) VB
4 3 (25.00%) VBA
4 3 (25.00%) Python
4 3 (25.00%) Perl
4 3 (25.00%) Ruby
4 3 (25.00%) Haskell
5 2 (16.67%) C
6 1 (8.33%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) PhD
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) QEMU
1 3 (25.00%) KVM
1 3 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
1 3 (25.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (8.33%) Mapinfo