The table below looks at the statistics for F# skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F# over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F#
Rank 568 631 615
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -16
Contract jobs citing F# 53 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.025% 0.039%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% 0.066% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 9 21
Median daily rate £450 £425 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -20.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £370 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £534 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
20194 21255 21257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.74% 38.56% 37.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13845 14485 14460
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 542 419
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.38 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

F#
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing F# as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

F# Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

F#
Hourly Rate Trend

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

F# Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

F#
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F# within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +47 53 £450 +5.88% 24
South East +43 25 £363 -12.12% 4
Hampshire +33 21 £363 -12.12% 1
London +23 15 £450 -15.09% 15
Andover +8 7 £425 +3.03% 1
Manchester - 7 £450 - 1
North West - 7 £450 - 2
East of England - 5 £690 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £690 -
Bromley - 4 £375 -
Reading - 3 £340 -
City of London - 3 £575 - 1
Berkshire - 3 £340 - 1
Southampton - 2 £450 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £410 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £604 -
Leeds - 1 £450 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £510 -
Aldershot - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £510 -
Yorkshire - 1 £450 -

F#
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing F# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for F#.

1 61 (72.62%) C#
1 61 (72.62%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (50.00%) .NET
3 38 (45.24%) BDD
4 36 (42.86%) SpecFlow
5 35 (41.67%) Test Scripting
6 34 (40.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 34 (40.48%) Defect Tracking
6 34 (40.48%) Scrum
6 34 (40.48%) Selenium
7 33 (39.29%) Software Testing
7 33 (39.29%) Java
8 32 (38.10%) Regression Testing
9 30 (35.71%) OO
10 27 (32.14%) User Stories
10 27 (32.14%) Security Cleared
11 26 (30.95%) Oracle
11 26 (30.95%) Migration
12 24 (28.57%) SC Cleared
13 22 (26.19%) C++
14 21 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
14 21 (25.00%) Python
14 21 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
15 20 (23.81%) DevOps
16 18 (21.43%) C
16 18 (21.43%) TDD
17 17 (20.24%) SQL
17 17 (20.24%) Test Strategy
17 17 (20.24%) Amazon AWS
18 16 (19.05%) Continuous Integration

F#
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.95%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.57%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.57%) Confluence
3 1 (1.19%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (5.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.24%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.19%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.33%) HTTP
2 5 (5.95%) AMQP
2 5 (5.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 12 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 10 (11.90%) NoSQL
4 6 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 6 (7.14%) Redis
5 5 (5.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (5.95%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (4.76%) Neo4j
7 3 (3.57%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.57%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.57%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.38%) Big Data
8 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.19%) Event Store
9 1 (1.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 36 (42.86%) SpecFlow
2 34 (40.48%) Selenium
2 34 (40.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (17.86%) HP UFT
4 9 (10.71%) JIRA
5 8 (9.52%) Jasmine
6 7 (8.33%) Jenkins
6 7 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
7 6 (7.14%) Ant
7 6 (7.14%) Git (software)
7 6 (7.14%) GoCD
7 6 (7.14%) Gradle
7 6 (7.14%) Maven
8 3 (3.57%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.19%) Grunt
9 1 (1.19%) gulp
9 1 (1.19%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.19%) Protractor
9 1 (1.19%) Psake
9 1 (1.19%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 9 (10.71%) Finance
2 7 (8.33%) Banking
3 5 (5.95%) Electronics
3 5 (5.95%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.95%) Marketing
3 5 (5.95%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.38%) Front Office
4 2 (2.38%) Retail
5 1 (1.19%) Automotive
5 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.19%) Games
5 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 38 (45.24%) Developer
2 26 (30.95%) Tester
3 23 (27.38%) Automation Tester
4 14 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 14 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 11 (13.10%) Consultant
6 10 (11.90%) .NET Developer
6 10 (11.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (10.71%) Senior Developer
7 9 (10.71%) Software Developer
8 8 (9.52%) Analyst
9 7 (8.33%) Python Developer
9 7 (8.33%) Test Analyst
10 6 (7.14%) Agile .NET Developer
10 6 (7.14%) Agile C# Developer
10 6 (7.14%) Agile Developer
10 6 (7.14%) F# Developer
11 5 (5.95%) Automation Test Analyst
11 5 (5.95%) Senior Java Developer
12 4 (4.76%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (50.00%) .NET
2 12 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 8 (9.52%) RESTful
3 8 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 8 (9.52%) Web Services
4 7 (8.33%) Node.js
5 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (7.14%) JSON
6 5 (5.95%) CSS
6 5 (5.95%) HTML
7 3 (3.57%) HTML5
7 3 (3.57%) Laravel
7 3 (3.57%) React
7 3 (3.57%) Symfony
8 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.38%) Aurelia
8 2 (2.38%) CSS3
8 2 (2.38%) D3.js
8 2 (2.38%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 6 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 5 (5.95%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.57%) Derivative
4 3 (3.57%) Equities
4 3 (3.57%) OTC Derivatives
5 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.38%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.19%) Fintech
6 1 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.19%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.19%) Online Games
6 1 (1.19%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (1.19%) Windows
2 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (72.62%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (45.24%) BDD
3 35 (41.67%) Test Scripting
4 34 (40.48%) Defect Tracking
4 34 (40.48%) Scrum
5 33 (39.29%) Software Testing
6 32 (38.10%) Regression Testing
7 30 (35.71%) OO
8 27 (32.14%) User Stories
9 26 (30.95%) Migration
10 20 (23.81%) DevOps
11 18 (21.43%) TDD
12 17 (20.24%) Test Strategy
13 16 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (15.48%) Microservices
15 12 (14.29%) Software Engineering
16 11 (13.10%) OOD
17 10 (11.90%) SOA
18 9 (10.71%) System Integration Testing
19 8 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 61 (72.62%) C#
2 33 (39.29%) Java
3 22 (26.19%) C++
4 21 (25.00%) Python
5 18 (21.43%) C
6 17 (20.24%) SQL
7 15 (17.86%) VBScript
8 14 (16.67%) Ruby
9 13 (15.48%) Go
10 12 (14.29%) Clojure
10 12 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 12 (14.29%) Rust
11 10 (11.90%) PHP
12 9 (10.71%) Scala
13 8 (9.52%) Haskell
14 6 (7.14%) Bash Shell
14 6 (7.14%) Groovy
14 6 (7.14%) OCaml
15 5 (5.95%) PowerShell
16 2 (2.38%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 27 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 24 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.52%) Degree
4 5 (5.95%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.52%) QA
2 3 (3.57%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (9.52%) Docker
2 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (9.52%) Puppet
3 7 (8.33%) Ansible
4 6 (7.14%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.38%) Graphite
6 1 (1.19%) Grafana
6 1 (1.19%) Packer
6 1 (1.19%) StatsD
6 1 (1.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (30.95%) Oracle
2 11 (13.10%) HP
3 5 (5.95%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.95%) SAP
4 4 (4.76%) Google
5 1 (1.19%) Twitter
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