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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F#
Rank 616 640 625
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -15
Contract jobs citing F# 29 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.038% 0.020%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.098% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 9
Median daily rate £413 £600 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £500 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £625 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+5.35% -
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
21567 22340 20718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.92% 38.12% 37.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14783 15024 13118
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 463 504 414
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £63.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 31 August 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 7 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 31 August 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 +13 29 £413 -31.25% 42
South East +28 18 £369 +5.35% 6
Hampshire +25 16 £375 +7.14% 4
Andover -1 13 £375 +7.14%
London -30 11 £475 -20.83% 25
Berkshire - 2 £363 - 2
Reading - 2 £363 - 2

F#
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 48 (96.00%) C#
2 47 (94.00%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (88.00%) .NET
4 32 (64.00%) Selenium
5 31 (62.00%) SpecFlow
6 30 (60.00%) BDD
6 30 (60.00%) Scrum
7 29 (58.00%) Test Scripting
7 29 (58.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 27 (54.00%) Defect Tracking
9 26 (52.00%) Java
10 25 (50.00%) Regression Testing
10 25 (50.00%) User Stories
11 23 (46.00%) Migration
11 23 (46.00%) Security Cleared
12 20 (40.00%) SC Cleared
12 20 (40.00%) Oracle
13 19 (38.00%) Test Strategy
14 17 (34.00%) Software Testing
14 17 (34.00%) Oracle APEX
15 15 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
16 14 (28.00%) WebDriver
17 12 (24.00%) Web Services
17 12 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
18 10 (20.00%) Redis
18 10 (20.00%) MongoDB
18 10 (20.00%) PHP
18 10 (20.00%) OO
19 9 (18.00%) C++
19 9 (18.00%) Elasticsearch

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 9 (18.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 12 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (14.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) Internet
2 4 (8.00%) HTTP
3 2 (4.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
2 10 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 10 (20.00%) Redis
3 8 (16.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 8 (16.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (14.00%) Neo4j
5 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.00%) MySQL
6 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.00%) Event Store
7 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 32 (64.00%) Selenium
2 31 (62.00%) SpecFlow
3 29 (58.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (34.00%) Oracle APEX
5 14 (28.00%) WebDriver
6 7 (14.00%) HP UFT
7 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (6.00%) Subversion
8 2 (4.00%) GoCD
8 2 (4.00%) Grunt
8 2 (4.00%) gulp
8 2 (4.00%) Jasmine
8 2 (4.00%) Protractor
8 2 (4.00%) TeamCity
9 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
9 1 (2.00%) JIRA
9 1 (2.00%) Log4Net
9 1 (2.00%) MSBuild
9 1 (2.00%) Psake
9 1 (2.00%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1 (2.00%) Finance
1 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (2.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 24 (48.00%) Tester
2 23 (46.00%) Automation Tester
3 18 (36.00%) Developer
4 15 (30.00%) C# Developer
5 14 (28.00%) Consultant
6 13 (26.00%) .NET Developer
6 13 (26.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (18.00%) Agile .NET Developer
7 9 (18.00%) Agile C# Developer
7 9 (18.00%) Agile Developer
8 7 (14.00%) AWS Developer
8 7 (14.00%) F# Developer
9 5 (10.00%) SQL Developer
9 5 (10.00%) Test Automation Consultant
9 5 (10.00%) Test Consultant
10 3 (6.00%) Java Automation Tester
10 3 (6.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 3 (6.00%) Selenium Tester
10 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Developer
10 3 (6.00%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (88.00%) .NET
2 12 (24.00%) Web Services
3 5 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (6.00%) CSS
5 3 (6.00%) HTML
6 2 (4.00%) D3.js
6 2 (4.00%) JSON
6 2 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (4.00%) Node.js
6 2 (4.00%) OOCSS
6 2 (4.00%) Pandas
6 2 (4.00%) React
6 2 (4.00%) REST
6 2 (4.00%) scikit-learn
7 1 (2.00%) Castle Windsor
7 1 (2.00%) MSMQ
7 1 (2.00%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (2.00%) WCF
7 1 (2.00%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Virtual Team
1 2 (4.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.00%) Derivative
2 1 (2.00%) Equities
2 1 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.00%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) Android
2 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (94.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (60.00%) BDD
2 30 (60.00%) Scrum
3 29 (58.00%) Test Scripting
4 27 (54.00%) Defect Tracking
5 25 (50.00%) Regression Testing
5 25 (50.00%) User Stories
6 23 (46.00%) Migration
7 19 (38.00%) Test Strategy
8 17 (34.00%) Software Testing
9 10 (20.00%) OO
10 8 (16.00%) TDD
11 7 (14.00%) OOD
11 7 (14.00%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (12.00%) SOA
13 4 (8.00%) DevOps
13 4 (8.00%) Functional Programming
13 4 (8.00%) System Integration Testing
14 3 (6.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 48 (96.00%) C#
2 26 (52.00%) Java
3 10 (20.00%) PHP
4 9 (18.00%) C++
5 7 (14.00%) VBScript
6 6 (12.00%) C
6 6 (12.00%) SQL
7 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (10.00%) Python
7 5 (10.00%) Ruby
8 4 (8.00%) Haskell
9 3 (6.00%) Go
9 3 (6.00%) Scala
9 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
9 3 (6.00%) VBA
10 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
10 2 (4.00%) Erlang
10 2 (4.00%) OCaml
10 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
10 2 (4.00%) Rust
Qualifications
1 23 (46.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (16.00%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) PhD
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Kubernetes
1 3 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.00%) Graphite
2 1 (2.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.00%) StatsD
Vendors
1 20 (40.00%) Oracle
2 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.00%) Google
4 2 (4.00%) Twitter
5 1 (2.00%) Xamarin
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