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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F#
UK
Rank 562 621 599
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -22
Contract jobs citing F# 46 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.013% 0.023%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.25% 0.035% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 6 6
Median daily rate £504 £450 £544
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £388 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £513 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £501 - -
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
18473 19878 19824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.68% 38.22% 37.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12733 13507 13054
Median daily rate £430 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 487 421
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £18.30 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.85 £50.51 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 24 February 2017.

F# Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

F#
Top 11 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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +68 42 £498 +10.55% 38
South East - 18 £400 - 5
Hampshire - 15 £400 - 3
London +27 11 £504 +11.94% 22
Andover - 10 £400 - 2
East of England - 9 £555 - 3
Hertfordshire - 9 £555 - 1
South West - 4 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £531 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £418 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £418 -

F#
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 69 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (55.21%) C#
3 38 (39.58%) Oracle
4 36 (37.50%) OO
4 36 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 35 (36.46%) Java
6 34 (35.42%) Security Cleared
7 32 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 31 (32.29%) SpecFlow
9 30 (31.25%) BDD
9 30 (31.25%) SQL
10 29 (30.21%) DevOps
11 28 (29.17%) Defect Tracking
12 27 (28.13%) Test Scripting
13 26 (27.08%) .NET
13 26 (27.08%) Scrum
14 25 (26.04%) Oracle Applications
14 25 (26.04%) Selenium
15 24 (25.00%) Migration
16 23 (23.96%) HP UFT
16 23 (23.96%) Software Testing
16 23 (23.96%) TDD
16 23 (23.96%) Data Structures
16 23 (23.96%) Clojure
17 22 (22.92%) Go
17 22 (22.92%) Rust
17 22 (22.92%) HP
17 22 (22.92%) Regression Testing
18 19 (19.79%) OOD
18 19 (19.79%) Opscode Chef

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 10 (10.42%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.21%) IIS
3 4 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.08%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 25 (26.04%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (19.79%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.17%) IaaS
3 4 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.33%) PuTTY
1 8 (8.33%) WinSCP
2 5 (5.21%) HTTP
3 4 (4.17%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 16 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
3 12 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 12 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 8 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
4 8 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (6.25%) Oracle OWB
5 6 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (3.13%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.13%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.08%) Big Data
8 2 (2.08%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.08%) KDB
9 1 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 36 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (32.29%) SpecFlow
3 25 (26.04%) Selenium
4 23 (23.96%) HP UFT
5 18 (18.75%) Git (software)
6 14 (14.58%) JIRA
7 12 (12.50%) Ant
7 12 (12.50%) Gradle
7 12 (12.50%) Jenkins
7 12 (12.50%) Maven
8 10 (10.42%) Oracle APEX
9 8 (8.33%) Toad
10 7 (7.29%) Jasmine
11 6 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
11 6 (6.25%) TeamCity
12 5 (5.21%) GoCD
13 4 (4.17%) Moq
13 4 (4.17%) MSTest
13 4 (4.17%) NuGet
13 4 (4.17%) webpack
General
1 11 (11.46%) Finance
2 7 (7.29%) Banking
3 6 (6.25%) Electronics
3 6 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.25%) Marketing
3 6 (6.25%) Retail
3 6 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.17%) Publishing
5 3 (3.13%) Front Office
6 1 (1.04%) Automotive
6 1 (1.04%) Games
6 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 45 (46.88%) Developer
2 23 (23.96%) Tester
3 21 (21.88%) Java Developer
4 15 (15.63%) Automation Tester
5 13 (13.54%) Analyst
6 12 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 12 (12.50%) Test Analyst
7 10 (10.42%) Senior Developer
8 8 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
8 8 (8.33%) Software Developer
9 7 (7.29%) .NET Developer
9 7 (7.29%) Java Engineer
9 7 (7.29%) Python Developer
9 7 (7.29%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
10 6 (6.25%) F# Developer
10 6 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (5.21%) Software Engineer
12 4 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
12 4 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
12 4 (4.17%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (27.08%) .NET
2 12 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 9 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (9.38%) RESTful
4 8 (8.33%) Node.js
5 7 (7.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (6.25%) ASP.NET
6 6 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (6.25%) CSS
6 6 (6.25%) HTML
6 6 (6.25%) React
6 6 (6.25%) RxJava
7 5 (5.21%) .NET Framework
7 5 (5.21%) JSON
7 5 (5.21%) Web Services
8 4 (4.17%) HTML5
8 4 (4.17%) OAuth2
8 4 (4.17%) OpenID
8 4 (4.17%) WCF
8 4 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.96%) Data Structures
2 16 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 4 (4.17%) Fixed Income
3 4 (4.17%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.13%) Derivative
5 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.08%) Equities
5 2 (2.08%) Fintech
5 2 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.08%) NHS
5 2 (2.08%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (1.04%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.04%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.46%) Linux
2 7 (7.29%) Windows
3 1 (1.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (37.50%) OO
3 30 (31.25%) BDD
4 29 (30.21%) DevOps
5 28 (29.17%) Defect Tracking
6 27 (28.13%) Test Scripting
7 26 (27.08%) Scrum
8 24 (25.00%) Migration
9 23 (23.96%) Software Testing
9 23 (23.96%) TDD
10 22 (22.92%) Regression Testing
11 19 (19.79%) OOD
12 17 (17.71%) Software Engineering
13 16 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (16.67%) Complexity Analysis
14 15 (15.63%) Test Automation
14 15 (15.63%) User Stories
15 12 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (12.50%) Test Management
16 11 (11.46%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 53 (55.21%) C#
2 35 (36.46%) Java
3 30 (31.25%) SQL
4 23 (23.96%) Clojure
5 22 (22.92%) Go
5 22 (22.92%) Rust
6 18 (18.75%) C++
6 18 (18.75%) Python
7 16 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 15 (15.63%) VBScript
9 14 (14.58%) C
10 12 (12.50%) Scala
11 11 (11.46%) Ruby
12 7 (7.29%) Haskell
13 6 (6.25%) Groovy
14 5 (5.21%) Bash Shell
14 5 (5.21%) ML
14 5 (5.21%) OCaml
14 5 (5.21%) PHP
14 5 (5.21%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 34 (35.42%) Security Cleared
2 32 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.33%) Degree
4 5 (5.21%) ISEB
4 5 (5.21%) ISEB Practitioner
4 5 (5.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.58%) QA
2 3 (3.13%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (5.21%) Docker
3 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (19.79%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (18.75%) Ansible
2 18 (18.75%) Puppet
3 5 (5.21%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.04%) Grafana
4 1 (1.04%) Graphite
4 1 (1.04%) Packer
4 1 (1.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 38 (39.58%) Oracle
2 22 (22.92%) HP
3 6 (6.25%) Remedy
3 6 (6.25%) SAP
4 4 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.17%) VMware
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