Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for F# skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited F# over the 6 months to 22 July 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.

F#
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 801 754 836
Rank change year-on-year -47 +82 -11
Contract jobs citing F# 70 75 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.074% 0.085% 0.040%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.17% 0.20% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 53 26
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% -30.31%
10th Percentile £325 £314 £275
90th Percentile £579 £650 £491
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +2.94% +0.59% -30.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
England median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK median hourly rate - - £11.00

F# is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 41,554 36,758 39,619
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 44.09% 41.61% 38.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,346 25,327 27,488
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £463 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +3.93% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 743 752 845
England median hourly rate £41.53 £41.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.07% +10.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £17.52 £16.57 £14.13
90th Percentile £53.50 £53.75 £51.90
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -0.61% +10.00% +7.14%

F#
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing F# as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for F# in England

F#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing F# in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for F# in England

F#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing F# in England over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for F# in England

F#
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F# within the England region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
South East -9 43 £364 -7.91% 10
London -42 20 £500 -13.79% 28
South West -1 5 £550 +46.67% 4
North of England - 2 £366 -
North West - 2 £366 -
F#
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing F# 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 England region with a requirement for F#.

1 52 (74.29%) .NET
2 45 (64.29%) SQL Server
3 41 (58.57%) Java
4 38 (54.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 37 (52.86%) C#
5 37 (52.86%) Oracle
5 37 (52.86%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (50.00%) Windows
6 35 (50.00%) Linux
7 34 (48.57%) Web Services
7 34 (48.57%) HP UFT
7 34 (48.57%) Selenium
7 34 (48.57%) Test Automation
8 33 (47.14%) HP
9 32 (45.71%) Oracle APEX
9 32 (45.71%) DevOps
9 32 (45.71%) Windows Server
10 31 (44.29%) SpecFlow
11 30 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
11 30 (42.86%) TestNG
11 30 (42.86%) SoapUI
11 30 (42.86%) SQL Server 2016
11 30 (42.86%) API Testing
11 30 (42.86%) Microsoft
11 30 (42.86%) Software AG
11 30 (42.86%) webMethods
11 30 (42.86%) Eclipse
11 30 (42.86%) Ant
12 27 (38.57%) Security Cleared
12 27 (38.57%) SC Cleared

F#
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 4 (5.71%) Apache Pig
1 4 (5.71%) CMS
2 3 (4.29%) SAS
3 2 (2.86%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.43%) Ethereum
4 1 (1.43%) IIS
4 1 (1.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.29%) Chatbot
2 3 (4.29%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 38 (54.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.71%) IaaS
3 4 (5.71%) PaaS
4 3 (4.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (4.29%) CloudFront
4 3 (4.29%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (4.29%) SaaS
5 2 (2.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (2.86%) npm
5 2 (2.86%) NuGet
5 2 (2.86%) Sauce Labs
6 1 (1.43%) Slack
6 1 (1.43%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 27 (38.57%) PuTTY
1 27 (38.57%) WinSCP
2 2 (2.86%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
3 1 (1.43%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 30 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
2 30 (42.86%) SQL Server 2016
3 25 (35.71%) Oracle Database
3 25 (35.71%) Oracle Database 10g
3 25 (35.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (12.86%) MongoDB
5 7 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (8.57%) Apache Hive
6 6 (8.57%) Big Data
6 6 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (8.57%) Hadoop
6 6 (8.57%) NoSQL
6 6 (8.57%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (8.57%) Sqoop
7 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (5.71%) HBase
8 4 (5.71%) Pentaho
8 4 (5.71%) Power BI
9 3 (4.29%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 34 (48.57%) HP UFT
1 34 (48.57%) Selenium
2 32 (45.71%) Oracle APEX
3 31 (44.29%) SpecFlow
4 30 (42.86%) Ant
4 30 (42.86%) Eclipse
4 30 (42.86%) SoapUI
4 30 (42.86%) TestNG
5 23 (32.86%) LoadRunner
6 19 (27.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (11.43%) Jenkins
8 7 (10.00%) Git (software)
9 4 (5.71%) Cucumber
9 4 (5.71%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (4.29%) Artifactory
10 3 (4.29%) SonarQube
10 3 (4.29%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (2.86%) GitLab
11 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio Code
11 2 (2.86%) WebStorm
General
1 12 (17.14%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Back Office
3 2 (2.86%) Legal
4 1 (1.43%) Advertising
4 1 (1.43%) Marketing
4 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (35.71%) Developer
2 10 (14.29%) Analyst
2 10 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 10 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 10 (14.29%) Tester
3 9 (12.86%) .NET Developer
3 9 (12.86%) Automation Tester
4 7 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 7 (10.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 7 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.14%) F# Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
6 5 (7.14%) Test Specialist
7 4 (5.71%) Azure Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Consultant
7 4 (5.71%) Data Consultant
7 4 (5.71%) Insight Consultant
7 4 (5.71%) UI Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (74.29%) .NET
2 34 (48.57%) Web Services
3 15 (21.43%) React
4 11 (15.71%) AngularJS
5 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET
5 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (8.57%) .NET Core
6 6 (8.57%) .NET Framework
6 6 (8.57%) HTML
7 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (7.14%) REST
7 5 (7.14%) RESTful
7 5 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (5.71%) CSS
8 4 (5.71%) Entity Framework
8 4 (5.71%) Redux
8 4 (5.71%) Sass
8 4 (5.71%) WinForms
9 3 (4.29%) Kafka
9 3 (4.29%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.71%) Replication
3 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.29%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.86%) State Machine
5 1 (1.43%) Bitcoin
5 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 35 (50.00%) Linux
1 35 (50.00%) Windows
2 32 (45.71%) Windows Server
3 25 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (32.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (52.86%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (48.57%) Test Automation
3 32 (45.71%) DevOps
4 30 (42.86%) API Testing
5 27 (38.57%) System Integration Testing
6 24 (34.29%) Test Strategy
7 23 (32.86%) Performance Testing
8 22 (31.43%) Scrum
9 18 (25.71%) Defect Tracking
10 16 (22.86%) Kanban
11 14 (20.00%) BDD
12 11 (15.71%) Collaborative Working
12 11 (15.71%) Functional Programming
13 10 (14.29%) ETL
13 10 (14.29%) MVC
14 7 (10.00%) Microservices
14 7 (10.00%) TDD
15 6 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
15 6 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
15 6 (8.57%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 41 (58.57%) Java
2 37 (52.86%) C#
3 24 (34.29%) JavaScript
4 15 (21.43%) SQL
5 14 (20.00%) Scala
6 11 (15.71%) Python
7 10 (14.29%) TypeScript
8 5 (7.14%) Erlang
8 5 (7.14%) T-SQL
9 4 (5.71%) R
10 3 (4.29%) Clojure
10 3 (4.29%) Go
11 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.86%) Groovy
11 2 (2.86%) Haskell
11 2 (2.86%) VB
12 1 (1.43%) C++
12 1 (1.43%) PHP
12 1 (1.43%) Ruby
12 1 (1.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (38.57%) SC Cleared
1 27 (38.57%) Security Cleared
2 23 (32.86%) ISEB
2 23 (32.86%) ISEB Practitioner
2 23 (32.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (7.14%) Degree
4 4 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 25 (35.71%) vSphere
2 10 (14.29%) Docker
3 4 (5.71%) Apache Flume
4 2 (2.86%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 26 (37.14%) HP ALM
2 6 (8.57%) vRealize
3 5 (7.14%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.86%) Ansible
4 2 (2.86%) Grafana
4 2 (2.86%) Oozie
4 2 (2.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 37 (52.86%) Oracle
2 33 (47.14%) HP
3 30 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 30 (42.86%) Software AG
3 30 (42.86%) webMethods
4 25 (35.71%) Red Hat
4 25 (35.71%) VMware
5 6 (8.57%) Google
5 6 (8.57%) Informatica
6 4 (5.71%) Talend
7 3 (4.29%) SAP
7 3 (4.29%) Teradata
7 3 (4.29%) Veracode
7 3 (4.29%) Vertica
8 2 (2.86%) Apigee
8 2 (2.86%) AppDynamics
8 2 (2.86%) Splunk
9 1 (1.43%) Micro Focus
9 1 (1.43%) Netezza