Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Functional Programming skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Functional Programming over the 6 months to 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Functional Programming
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 230 220 218
Rank change year-on-year -10 -2 -10
Contract jobs citing Functional Programming 27 31 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.38% 0.43% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.48% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 29 21
City of London median daily rate £563 £575 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% -14.81% +3.85%
10th Percentile £463 £395 £450
90th Percentile £688 £750 £738
Central London median daily rate £550 £575 £630
% change year-on-year -4.35% -8.73% -3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Functional Programming is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,165 6,401 5,795
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.37% 89.57% 88.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,856 5,104 4,581
City of London median daily rate £513 £510 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +7.37% -
10th Percentile £325 £325 £318
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 61 53
City of London median hourly rate £18.85 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.80% -6.50% -2.44%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.30 £13.75
90th Percentile £34.40 £31.00 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -5.00%

Functional Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Functional Programming as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Functional Programming in the City of London

Functional Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Functional Programming in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Functional Programming in the City of London

Functional Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Programming in the City of London over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Functional Programming in the City of London

Functional Programming
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Programming within the City of London region over the 6 months to 16 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Moorgate - 1 £475 -
Functional Programming
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Functional Programming also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Functional Programming.

1 18 (66.67%) Java
2 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) TDD
3 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
3 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
3 10 (37.04%) BDD
4 9 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 8 (29.63%) Kubernetes
5 8 (29.63%) Scrum
5 8 (29.63%) Finance
6 7 (25.93%) Oracle
6 7 (25.93%) Scala
6 7 (25.93%) Docker
7 6 (22.22%) Microservices
7 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
7 6 (22.22%) React
7 6 (22.22%) Redux
7 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (22.22%) Derivative
7 6 (22.22%) Node.js
7 6 (22.22%) OO
7 6 (22.22%) Python
7 6 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (18.52%) JMS
8 5 (18.52%) Kanban
8 5 (18.52%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (18.52%) Java 8
8 5 (18.52%) Kafka

Functional Programming
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (11.11%) Apache
1 3 (11.11%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.70%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (3.70%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 9 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.81%) npm
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (7.41%) Heroku
4 2 (7.41%) PaaS
5 1 (3.70%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (3.70%) BrowserStack
5 1 (3.70%) GitHub
5 1 (3.70%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (3.70%) Sauce Labs
5 1 (3.70%) Serverless
5 1 (3.70%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) HTTP
2 2 (7.41%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) FTP
2 2 (7.41%) SSL
2 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.70%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (11.11%) DB2
2 3 (11.11%) KDB
2 3 (11.11%) Kdb+
2 3 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.41%) Redis
3 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (3.70%) Blockchain
4 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
2 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 3 (11.11%) Maven
3 3 (11.11%) Robot Framework
4 2 (7.41%) Bower
4 2 (7.41%) GitLab
4 2 (7.41%) Grunt
4 2 (7.41%) gulp
4 2 (7.41%) JIRA
4 2 (7.41%) JMeter
4 2 (7.41%) JUnit
4 2 (7.41%) Mockito
5 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.70%) Gatling
5 1 (3.70%) Gerrit
5 1 (3.70%) Hudson
5 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.70%) Selenium
5 1 (3.70%) webpack
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
2 4 (14.81%) Publishing
3 2 (7.41%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.70%) Front Office
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) Java Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Senior Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (11.11%) KDB Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (7.41%) Machine Learning Developer
6 2 (7.41%) React Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Ruby Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Blockchain Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Data Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) IT Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Java Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Java Scala Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Real Time Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Scala Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Data Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
1 6 (22.22%) Node.js
1 6 (22.22%) React
1 6 (22.22%) Redux
2 5 (18.52%) JMS
2 5 (18.52%) Kafka
3 4 (14.81%) HTML
3 4 (14.81%) HTML5
3 4 (14.81%) REST
3 4 (14.81%) RESTful
4 3 (11.11%) Ajax
4 3 (11.11%) CSS
4 3 (11.11%) jQuery
4 3 (11.11%) Middleware
4 3 (11.11%) NumPy
4 3 (11.11%) Rendezvous
4 3 (11.11%) SciPy
4 3 (11.11%) SOAP
4 3 (11.11%) Spring
4 3 (11.11%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Derivative
2 5 (18.52%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (11.11%) Equities
3 3 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (7.41%) Algorithms
4 2 (7.41%) Credit Risk
4 2 (7.41%) Data Structures
4 2 (7.41%) Fintech
4 2 (7.41%) iPad
4 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
4 2 (7.41%) User Experience
5 1 (3.70%) Blog
5 1 (3.70%) Cloud Native
5 1 (3.70%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (48.15%) TDD
2 10 (37.04%) BDD
3 8 (29.63%) Scrum
4 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (22.22%) Microservices
4 6 (22.22%) OO
4 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 5 (18.52%) Kanban
6 4 (14.81%) Multithreading
6 4 (14.81%) OOD
6 4 (14.81%) Pair Programming
7 3 (11.11%) Analytics
7 3 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
7 3 (11.11%) Electronic Trading
7 3 (11.11%) Machine Learning
7 3 (11.11%) Mathematics
7 3 (11.11%) OOP
7 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) Java
2 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.93%) Scala
4 6 (22.22%) Python
5 5 (18.52%) Java 8
6 4 (14.81%) ES6
6 4 (14.81%) Kotlin
6 4 (14.81%) SQL
7 3 (11.11%) Apple Swift
7 3 (11.11%) C
8 2 (7.41%) C#
8 2 (7.41%) ES7
8 2 (7.41%) Haskell
8 2 (7.41%) Objective-C
8 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
8 2 (7.41%) Ruby
8 2 (7.41%) TypeScript
9 1 (3.70%) Go
9 1 (3.70%) R
9 1 (3.70%) Rust
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) Kubernetes
2 2 (7.41%) Marathon
2 2 (7.41%) Mesos
3 1 (3.70%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) Informatica
2 3 (11.11%) Sybase
2 3 (11.11%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.70%) AppDynamics
3 1 (3.70%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 1 (3.70%) Dynatrace
3 1 (3.70%) IBM
3 1 (3.70%) MuleSoft
3 1 (3.70%) New Relic
3 1 (3.70%) Perfecto Mobile
3 1 (3.70%) Splunk