Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 220 197 232
Rank change year-on-year -23 +35 +2
Contract jobs citing Functional Programming 39 42 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.56% 0.61% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.69% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 35 15
City of London median daily rate £550 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -15.38%
10th Percentile £439 £405 £434
90th Percentile £688 £738 £738
Central London median daily rate £550 £575 £488
% change year-on-year -4.35% +17.95% -23.53%
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 6,076 6,115 5,882
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 86.54% 89.15% 87.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,839 4,815 4,724
City of London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 56 51
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.58% -5.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.31 £11.25
90th Percentile £33.23 £31.13 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -1.58% -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 17 October 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 24 (61.54%) Java
2 22 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (56.41%) TDD
3 20 (51.28%) JavaScript
4 17 (43.59%) Git (software)
5 15 (38.46%) BDD
6 14 (35.90%) Docker
7 13 (33.33%) React
7 13 (33.33%) Scala
8 12 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (30.77%) Finance
8 12 (30.77%) Kafka
8 12 (30.77%) AngularJS
9 10 (25.64%) Jenkins
9 10 (25.64%) Microservices
9 10 (25.64%) Kubernetes
9 10 (25.64%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (25.64%) Apache
10 9 (23.08%) HTML
10 9 (23.08%) Linux
10 9 (23.08%) HTML5
10 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (23.08%) REST
11 8 (20.51%) MongoDB
11 8 (20.51%) Apache Spark
11 8 (20.51%) ES6
11 8 (20.51%) Greenfield Project
11 8 (20.51%) Java 8
11 8 (20.51%) CSS
12 7 (17.95%) SOAP

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 10 (25.64%) Apache
2 8 (20.51%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.56%) Confluence
3 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (15.38%) Heroku
3 4 (10.26%) npm
4 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (7.69%) Yarn
5 2 (5.13%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (5.13%) PaaS
5 2 (5.13%) Serverless
6 1 (2.56%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.56%) BrowserStack
6 1 (2.56%) GitHub
6 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.56%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) HTTP
2 6 (15.38%) DNS
2 6 (15.38%) FTP
2 6 (15.38%) SSL
2 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (20.51%) MongoDB
3 7 (17.95%) NoSQL
4 6 (15.38%) Redis
5 3 (7.69%) Blockchain
5 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
6 2 (5.13%) DB2
6 2 (5.13%) KDB
6 2 (5.13%) Kdb+
6 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 17 (43.59%) Git (software)
2 10 (25.64%) Jenkins
3 6 (15.38%) GitLab
4 4 (10.26%) webpack
5 3 (7.69%) Cucumber
6 2 (5.13%) JUnit
6 2 (5.13%) Maven
6 2 (5.13%) Mockito
6 2 (5.13%) Robot Framework
7 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.56%) Gerrit
7 1 (2.56%) Hudson
7 1 (2.56%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.56%) JBehave
7 1 (2.56%) JIRA
7 1 (2.56%) JMeter
7 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.56%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.56%) Mocha
7 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (30.77%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Front Office
3 3 (7.69%) Publishing
4 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 31 (79.49%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) Java Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Senior Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (15.38%) Ruby Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (10.26%) React Developer
8 3 (7.69%) .NET Developer
8 3 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Blockchain Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (5.13%) KDB Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Scala Developer
10 1 (2.56%) Credit Risk Java Developer
10 1 (2.56%) Data Engineer
10 1 (2.56%) Electronic Trading Developer
10 1 (2.56%) Java Scala Developer
10 1 (2.56%) Senior Credit Risk Java Developer
10 1 (2.56%) Senior Data Engineer
10 1 (2.56%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) React
2 12 (30.77%) AngularJS
2 12 (30.77%) Kafka
3 9 (23.08%) HTML
3 9 (23.08%) HTML5
3 9 (23.08%) REST
4 8 (20.51%) CSS
5 7 (17.95%) SOAP
6 6 (15.38%) OAuth
6 6 (15.38%) OAuth2
6 6 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (15.38%) RESTful
6 6 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (12.82%) .NET
7 5 (12.82%) lodash
7 5 (12.82%) Node.js
7 5 (12.82%) Ramda
7 5 (12.82%) Redux
8 4 (10.26%) .NET Framework
8 4 (10.26%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (17.95%) Credit Risk
3 6 (15.38%) Fintech
4 5 (12.82%) Derivative
5 4 (10.26%) iPad
5 4 (10.26%) User Experience
6 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
7 2 (5.13%) Equities
7 2 (5.13%) Fixed Income
7 2 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
8 1 (2.56%) Blog
8 1 (2.56%) Cloud Native
8 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
8 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (56.41%) TDD
2 15 (38.46%) BDD
3 10 (25.64%) Microservices
4 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (15.38%) DevOps
5 6 (15.38%) OWASP
5 6 (15.38%) Parallel Computing
5 6 (15.38%) Parallel Processing
5 6 (15.38%) Scrum
6 5 (12.82%) OO
6 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.26%) Electronic Trading
7 4 (10.26%) Multithreading
7 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
7 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
8 3 (7.69%) ETL
8 3 (7.69%) Kanban
8 3 (7.69%) Mathematics
8 3 (7.69%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 24 (61.54%) Java
2 20 (51.28%) JavaScript
3 13 (33.33%) Scala
4 8 (20.51%) ES6
4 8 (20.51%) Java 8
5 6 (15.38%) Ruby
5 6 (15.38%) SQL
6 4 (10.26%) Apple Swift
6 4 (10.26%) C#
6 4 (10.26%) Objective-C
7 3 (7.69%) F#
7 3 (7.69%) Kotlin
7 3 (7.69%) Python
8 2 (5.13%) C
8 2 (5.13%) ES7
8 2 (5.13%) Haskell
8 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.56%) Go
9 1 (2.56%) R
9 1 (2.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) MiFID
System Software
1 14 (35.90%) Docker
2 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) Kubernetes
2 6 (15.38%) Marathon
2 6 (15.38%) Mesos
3 1 (2.56%) rkt
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (5.13%) Informatica
2 2 (5.13%) Sybase
2 2 (5.13%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.56%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 1 (2.56%) Google
3 1 (2.56%) Perfecto Mobile