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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F#
Rank 611 563 555
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -8
Contract jobs citing F# 11 21 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.040% 0.064%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.052% 0.10% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 35
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£500 £525 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £585 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
21258 20610 21865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.08% 38.98% 37.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 13617 13032 12990
Average daily rate £390 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £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 415 560 757
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £15.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.70 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 15 September 2014.

F# Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

F#
Top 19 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 15 September 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% 7
England -8 11 £500 -4.76% 18
City of London +25 2 £375 -28.57% 4
South East - - - - 7
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
Scotland - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Skipton - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - - 2
Berkshire - - - - 7
North Yorkshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - -

F#
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 11 (50.00%) C#
1 11 (50.00%) .NET
1 11 (50.00%) TDD
2 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 8 (36.36%) HTML
3 8 (36.36%) Java
4 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
4 7 (31.82%) Scala
5 6 (27.27%) Python
5 6 (27.27%) C++
5 6 (27.27%) Banking
5 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (22.73%) SQL
6 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
6 5 (22.73%) Scrum
6 5 (22.73%) Haskell
6 5 (22.73%) HTML5
6 5 (22.73%) Clojure
6 5 (22.73%) BDD
7 4 (18.18%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (18.18%) Castle Windsor
7 4 (18.18%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (18.18%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (18.18%) CQRS
7 4 (18.18%) Akka
7 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 4 (18.18%) Blog
7 4 (18.18%) WPF
7 4 (18.18%) NUnit

F#
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) Hadoop
2 3 (13.64%) Big Data
3 2 (9.09%) Neo4j
3 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) NUnit
1 4 (18.18%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (27.27%) Banking
2 3 (13.64%) Investment Banking
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Advertising
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) C# Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Programmer
3 4 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Scala Developer
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Programmer
4 2 (9.09%) C# Programmer
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) RAD Developer
5 1 (4.55%) User Experience Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Quantitative Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) .NET
2 8 (36.36%) HTML
3 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
3 5 (22.73%) HTML5
4 4 (18.18%) Akka
4 4 (18.18%) NHibernate
4 4 (18.18%) WPF
4 4 (18.18%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (18.18%) Castle Windsor
5 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (9.09%) RESTful
6 2 (9.09%) JSON
6 2 (9.09%) WCF
6 2 (9.09%) CSS
6 2 (9.09%) Web Services
6 2 (9.09%) XML
7 1 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.55%) jQuery
7 1 (4.55%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Blog
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.55%) Physics
4 1 (4.55%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (4.55%) Derivative
4 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.55%) Open Source
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.55%) User Experience
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) TDD
2 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (22.73%) BDD
4 5 (22.73%) Scrum
5 4 (18.18%) CQRS
5 4 (18.18%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (13.64%) Analytics
6 3 (13.64%) MVC
7 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 2 (9.09%) ETL
7 2 (9.09%) MapReduce
7 2 (9.09%) Multithreading
7 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 2 (9.09%) Big Data Analytics
8 1 (4.55%) Low Latency
8 1 (4.55%) DevOps
8 1 (4.55%) Functional Programming
8 1 (4.55%) Kanban
8 1 (4.55%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) C#
2 8 (36.36%) Java
3 7 (31.82%) Scala
4 6 (27.27%) C++
4 6 (27.27%) Python
5 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 5 (22.73%) Clojure
5 5 (22.73%) Haskell
6 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 2 (9.09%) R
7 2 (9.09%) Ruby
8 1 (4.55%) Erlang
8 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
8 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
8 1 (4.55%) MATLAB
8 1 (4.55%) XAML
8 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Basel III
1 1 (4.55%) CRD IV
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (9.09%) Facebook
2 2 (9.09%) Twitter
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