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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F#
Rank 620 614 619
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing F# 21 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.044% 0.013%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.10% 0.12% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 7
Median daily rate £388 £613 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.73% +6.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £600 £540
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £625 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £613 -
% change year-on-year
-42.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 - -

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
20693 20352 19684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.53% 37.55% 37.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 14257 13473 13004
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 468 421 468
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 25 May 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 20 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 25 May 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 -16 21 £388 -36.76% 18
South East - 16 £375 - 4
Hampshire - 12 £400 - 3
Andover - 7 £338 -
London -19 3 £475 -22.48% 11
South West - 2 - -
Isle of Wight - 2 £263 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
North West - 1 £350 - 2
Milton Keynes - 1 £450 -
Northampton - 1 - -
Bicester - 1 - -
Kidlington - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £350 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £450 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -

F#
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 28 (100.00%) C#
2 25 (89.29%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (82.14%) .NET
4 17 (60.71%) Selenium
5 16 (57.14%) Java
6 14 (50.00%) SpecFlow
7 13 (46.43%) Test Scripting
7 13 (46.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (46.43%) BDD
7 13 (46.43%) Scrum
8 12 (42.86%) Oracle APEX
8 12 (42.86%) Oracle
9 11 (39.29%) WebDriver
9 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
9 11 (39.29%) Migration
9 11 (39.29%) User Stories
9 11 (39.29%) Defect Tracking
10 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
11 9 (32.14%) MongoDB
11 9 (32.14%) Regression Testing
11 9 (32.14%) Web Services
12 8 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (28.57%) Redis
12 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (28.57%) Test Strategy
12 8 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (21.43%) TDD
13 6 (21.43%) Microsoft

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 8 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (10.71%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (17.86%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (10.71%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Internet
2 3 (10.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) MongoDB
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (28.57%) Redis
3 6 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (17.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (17.86%) Neo4j
5 3 (10.71%) MySQL
5 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.57%) Big Data
6 1 (3.57%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 17 (60.71%) Selenium
2 14 (50.00%) SpecFlow
3 13 (46.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (42.86%) Oracle APEX
5 11 (39.29%) WebDriver
6 3 (10.71%) Grunt
6 3 (10.71%) gulp
6 3 (10.71%) Protractor
6 3 (10.71%) TeamCity
7 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
7 2 (7.14%) HP UFT
7 2 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.57%) Games
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
2 12 (42.86%) Automation Tester
2 12 (42.86%) Tester
3 11 (39.29%) C# Developer
4 8 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 8 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (21.43%) Agile Developer
5 6 (21.43%) Consultant
6 5 (17.86%) Agile .NET Developer
6 5 (17.86%) Agile C# Developer
6 5 (17.86%) AWS Developer
6 5 (17.86%) F# Developer
7 3 (10.71%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Java Automation Tester
7 3 (10.71%) Python Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 3 (10.71%) Selenium Tester
7 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (82.14%) .NET
2 9 (32.14%) Web Services
3 4 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 4 (14.29%) CSS
3 4 (14.29%) HTML
4 3 (10.71%) D3.js
4 3 (10.71%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (10.71%) OOCSS
4 3 (10.71%) Pandas
4 3 (10.71%) React
4 3 (10.71%) REST
4 3 (10.71%) scikit-learn
4 3 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.57%) Backbone.js
5 1 (3.57%) Middleware
5 1 (3.57%) PhoneGap
5 1 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (3.57%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (3.57%) WCF
5 1 (3.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Visualisation
2 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.57%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Android
1 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (89.29%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) BDD
2 13 (46.43%) Scrum
2 13 (46.43%) Test Scripting
3 11 (39.29%) Defect Tracking
3 11 (39.29%) Migration
3 11 (39.29%) User Stories
4 9 (32.14%) Regression Testing
5 8 (28.57%) Test Strategy
6 6 (21.43%) OO
6 6 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (21.43%) TDD
7 5 (17.86%) Functional Programming
7 5 (17.86%) OOD
7 5 (17.86%) SOA
8 4 (14.29%) Analytics
9 3 (10.71%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
9 3 (10.71%) Data Analysis
9 3 (10.71%) DevOps
9 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (57.14%) Java
3 5 (17.86%) PHP
3 5 (17.86%) Scala
4 4 (14.29%) C++
4 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.29%) Python
4 4 (14.29%) Ruby
5 2 (7.14%) Erlang
5 2 (7.14%) Haskell
5 2 (7.14%) SQL
5 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.14%) VBA
5 2 (7.14%) VBScript
6 1 (3.57%) C
6 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
2 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) DBS Check
3 3 (10.71%) PhD
4 2 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Kubernetes
1 3 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Oracle
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.86%) Google
4 3 (10.71%) Twitter
5 1 (3.57%) Xamarin
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