The table below looks at the statistics for F# skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F# over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F#
Rank 595 555 551
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -4
Contract jobs citing F# 11 24 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.046% 0.069%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.052% 0.12% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 35
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£500 £525 £530
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -0.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £583 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £410
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
21073 20434 21374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.26% 38.77% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13351 12843 12797
Average daily rate £388 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £255 £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 425 566 760
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

F#
Jobs Demand Trend

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

F# Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

F#
Daily Rate Trend

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

F# Daily Rate Trend in the UK

F#
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing F# within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

F# Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

F#
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F# within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
London +5 11 £500 -4.76% 6
England -31 11 £500 -4.76% 13
City of London +15 3 £375 -28.57% 5
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 3
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - - 2
Bristol - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Skipton - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - - 2
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - -

F#
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 9 (47.37%) TDD
2 7 (36.84%) Scala
2 7 (36.84%) C#
2 7 (36.84%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) .NET
3 6 (31.58%) C++
3 6 (31.58%) Python
3 6 (31.58%) Banking
4 5 (26.32%) Haskell
4 5 (26.32%) Clojure
5 4 (21.05%) Akka
5 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) HTML
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) Scrum
6 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
6 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
6 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.79%) Big Data
6 3 (15.79%) BDD
6 3 (15.79%) HTML5
7 2 (10.53%) Basel III
7 2 (10.53%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
7 2 (10.53%) Castle Windsor
7 2 (10.53%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (10.53%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (10.53%) RESTful

F#
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
2 3 (15.79%) Big Data
3 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
3 2 (10.53%) Neo4j
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (10.53%) NUnit
1 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (31.58%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) C# Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Scala Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Programmer
4 3 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# Programmer
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Programmer
5 2 (10.53%) Quantitative Developer
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) C++ Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) User Experience Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) C++ Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) Akka
2 4 (21.05%) HTML
3 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
3 3 (15.79%) HTML5
4 2 (10.53%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (10.53%) Castle Windsor
4 2 (10.53%) RESTful
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (10.53%) NHibernate
4 2 (10.53%) JSON
4 2 (10.53%) WCF
4 2 (10.53%) WPF
4 2 (10.53%) Web Services
4 2 (10.53%) XML
5 1 (5.26%) CSS
5 1 (5.26%) jQuery
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (5.26%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Derivative
1 2 (10.53%) Credit Derivative
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.53%) Blog
2 1 (5.26%) Fixed Income
2 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.26%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) UNIX
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) TDD
2 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (15.79%) Scrum
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) BDD
4 2 (10.53%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (10.53%) Big Data Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) MapReduce
4 2 (10.53%) CQRS
4 2 (10.53%) Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
4 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.53%) ETL
4 2 (10.53%) MVC
5 1 (5.26%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.26%) OOP
5 1 (5.26%) Kanban
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Scala
1 7 (36.84%) C#
1 7 (36.84%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) C++
2 6 (31.58%) Python
3 5 (26.32%) Haskell
3 5 (26.32%) Clojure
4 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) Ruby
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.26%) XAML
6 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.26%) PHP
6 1 (5.26%) Erlang
6 1 (5.26%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Basel III
1 2 (10.53%) CRD IV
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Facebook
2 2 (10.53%) Twitter
2 2 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
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