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 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F#
Rank 572 587 529
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -58
Contract jobs citing F# 24 8 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.015% 0.053%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.041% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 23
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£613 £638 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.92% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £543 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £700 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £613 - £350
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
20094 19733 17676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.68% 37.28% 37.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13381 13017 10891
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 458 620
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +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#
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 F# within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 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 +17 22 £613 -3.84% 11
England -8 22 £613 -3.84% 15
City of London +13 5 £625 -10.71% 5

F#
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 31 (86.11%) C#
2 26 (72.22%) .NET
3 22 (61.11%) HTML
4 18 (50.00%) C++
4 18 (50.00%) HTML5
5 16 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (44.44%) Java
6 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
6 15 (41.67%) SQL Server
6 15 (41.67%) Algorithms
7 13 (36.11%) Finance
7 13 (36.11%) AngularJS
8 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (30.56%) Banking
9 10 (27.78%) Investment Banking
9 10 (27.78%) Front Office
10 9 (25.00%) Perforce
10 9 (25.00%) Subversion
10 9 (25.00%) CSS
11 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET
11 8 (22.22%) SQL
12 7 (19.44%) Linux
12 7 (19.44%) Python
12 7 (19.44%) Ruby
12 7 (19.44%) Software Testing
12 7 (19.44%) MongoDB
12 7 (19.44%) jQuery
12 7 (19.44%) Functional Programming
13 6 (16.67%) WCF
13 6 (16.67%) WPF

F#
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.33%) Drupal
2 2 (5.56%) Node.js
3 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) SMTP
2 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (19.44%) MongoDB
3 4 (11.11%) Big Data
4 3 (8.33%) MySQL
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.78%) Redis
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Subversion
2 4 (11.11%) NUnit
3 3 (8.33%) Grunt
4 2 (5.56%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.56%) JIRA
4 2 (5.56%) FindBugs
4 2 (5.56%) SpecFlow
4 2 (5.56%) NSubstitute
4 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.56%) Checkstyle
4 2 (5.56%) Ant
4 2 (5.56%) JUnit
5 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 11 (30.56%) Banking
3 10 (27.78%) Investment Banking
3 10 (27.78%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 29 (80.56%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Quantitative Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Lead Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Scala Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Build and Release Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Release Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Polyglot Developer
7 1 (2.78%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (2.78%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.78%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (72.22%) .NET
2 22 (61.11%) HTML
3 18 (50.00%) HTML5
4 13 (36.11%) AngularJS
5 9 (25.00%) CSS
6 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 7 (19.44%) jQuery
8 6 (16.67%) WCF
8 6 (16.67%) WPF
9 4 (11.11%) CSS3
9 4 (11.11%) Backbone.js
9 4 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (11.11%) Ember.js
10 3 (8.33%) Akka
10 3 (8.33%) Play Framework
10 3 (8.33%) Sass
10 3 (8.33%) LESS
11 2 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (5.56%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) Algorithms
2 4 (11.11%) Derivative
2 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.56%) Blog
4 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Linux
2 5 (13.89%) UNIX
3 4 (11.11%) Windows
4 3 (8.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (19.44%) Software Testing
3 7 (19.44%) Functional Programming
4 5 (13.89%) TDD
4 5 (13.89%) Open Source
5 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 3 (8.33%) BDD
7 2 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (5.56%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (5.56%) Build Automation
7 2 (5.56%) CQRS
7 2 (5.56%) Analytics
7 2 (5.56%) Scrum
7 2 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (2.78%) Microservices
8 1 (2.78%) Single Responsibility Principle
8 1 (2.78%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.78%) MVC
8 1 (2.78%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 31 (86.11%) C#
2 18 (50.00%) C++
3 16 (44.44%) Java
4 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 8 (22.22%) SQL
6 7 (19.44%) Python
6 7 (19.44%) Ruby
7 6 (16.67%) Perl
8 4 (11.11%) Erlang
8 4 (11.11%) XAML
9 3 (8.33%) PHP
9 3 (8.33%) VB
9 3 (8.33%) VBA
9 3 (8.33%) Scala
9 3 (8.33%) Haskell
9 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
9 3 (8.33%) Clojure
10 2 (5.56%) VB6
11 1 (2.78%) C
11 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Perforce
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) VMware
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