The table below looks at the statistics for OCaml skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OCaml over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Objective Caml (OCaml)
Rank 606 - 541
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OCaml 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% - 0.004%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.010% - 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£738 - -
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
21034 19543 18717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.03% 37.81% 37.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14304 12440 11447
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 447 575 738
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £14.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.95 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

OCaml
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OCaml within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

OCaml Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OCaml
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OCaml within the UK.

OCaml Daily Rate Trend in the UK

OCaml
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OCaml within the UK over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

OCaml Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

OCaml
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OCaml within the UK over the 3 months to 18 December 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 - 2 £738 - 2
England - 2 £738 - 2
City of London - 1 £625 - 1
North West - - - -
Manchester - - - -

OCaml
Top 21 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing OCaml 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 OCaml.

1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Clojure
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Akka
1 2 (100.00%) Haskell
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Programming
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Play Framework
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Redis
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics

OCaml
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing OCaml 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 OCaml. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Redis
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Akka
2 1 (50.00%) Play Framework
2 1 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Programming
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Clojure
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Haskell
1 2 (100.00%) Scala