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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F#
Rank 590 579 521
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -58
Contract jobs citing F# 19 9 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.017% 0.055%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.091% 0.044% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 25
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£613 £575 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.56% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £515 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £760 £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
20840 20408 17643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.38% 37.51% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 13541 13312 10842
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 440 481 639
Average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £18.00 £15.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.20 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +3.42%

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 4 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 +14 17 £619 +7.65% 7
England -5 17 £619 +7.65% 9
City of London +19 6 £625 - 1

F#
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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 27 (81.82%) C#
2 22 (66.67%) .NET
3 20 (60.61%) HTML
4 16 (48.48%) SQL Server
4 16 (48.48%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (48.48%) HTML5
5 13 (39.39%) Java
5 13 (39.39%) C++
5 13 (39.39%) Finance
6 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (33.33%) AngularJS
8 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
8 10 (30.30%) Algorithms
9 9 (27.27%) WPF
10 8 (24.24%) TDD
10 8 (24.24%) SQL
10 8 (24.24%) Python
10 8 (24.24%) Functional Programming
11 7 (21.21%) Linux
11 7 (21.21%) CSS
11 7 (21.21%) NUnit
11 7 (21.21%) Banking
12 6 (18.18%) Investment Banking
12 6 (18.18%) Subversion
12 6 (18.18%) Perforce
12 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
12 6 (18.18%) Perl
12 6 (18.18%) BDD
13 5 (15.15%) MongoDB
13 5 (15.15%) RabbitMQ

F#
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 (9.09%) Drupal
2 2 (6.06%) Node.js
3 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) SMTP
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (48.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) MongoDB
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (9.09%) MySQL
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.06%) Big Data
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) Redis
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) NUnit
2 6 (18.18%) Subversion
3 5 (15.15%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (9.09%) Grunt
5 2 (6.06%) Checkstyle
5 2 (6.06%) Ant
5 2 (6.06%) JUnit
5 2 (6.06%) NSubstitute
5 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.06%) FindBugs
5 2 (6.06%) SpecFlow
5 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (6.06%) JIRA
6 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Banking
3 6 (18.18%) Investment Banking
4 5 (15.15%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 28 (84.85%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) C# Developer
3 6 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Drupal Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Scala Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Lead Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Quantitative Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Release Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Build and Release Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.03%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (66.67%) .NET
2 20 (60.61%) HTML
3 16 (48.48%) HTML5
4 11 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 9 (27.27%) WPF
6 7 (21.21%) CSS
7 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
8 5 (15.15%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (15.15%) Castle Windsor
8 5 (15.15%) NHibernate
8 5 (15.15%) jQuery
9 4 (12.12%) WCF
10 3 (9.09%) Sass
10 3 (9.09%) LESS
10 3 (9.09%) Play Framework
10 3 (9.09%) Akka
11 2 (6.06%) DCOM
11 2 (6.06%) ActiveX
11 2 (6.06%) Ember.js
11 2 (6.06%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Algorithms
2 5 (15.15%) Blog
3 4 (12.12%) Derivative
4 3 (9.09%) Open Source
5 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
5 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Linux
2 5 (15.15%) UNIX
3 4 (12.12%) Windows
4 3 (9.09%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.03%) Android
5 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (24.24%) TDD
3 8 (24.24%) Functional Programming
4 6 (18.18%) BDD
5 5 (15.15%) CQRS
5 5 (15.15%) Domain-Driven Design
5 5 (15.15%) Scrum
6 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
6 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (6.06%) Analytics
7 2 (6.06%) Build Automation
7 2 (6.06%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (3.03%) DevOps
8 1 (3.03%) OO
8 1 (3.03%) MVC
8 1 (3.03%) Automated Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Single Responsibility Principle
8 1 (3.03%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 27 (81.82%) C#
2 13 (39.39%) Java
2 13 (39.39%) C++
3 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
4 8 (24.24%) SQL
4 8 (24.24%) Python
5 6 (18.18%) Perl
6 5 (15.15%) Ruby
7 4 (12.12%) Haskell
7 4 (12.12%) Scala
8 3 (9.09%) Clojure
8 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
8 3 (9.09%) PHP
8 3 (9.09%) VB
8 3 (9.09%) VBA
9 2 (6.06%) VB6
9 2 (6.06%) XAML
9 2 (6.06%) Erlang
10 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
10 1 (3.03%) Go
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
1 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Perforce
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.03%) VMware
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