Period
to 24 January 2019

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 24 January 2019 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
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 808 797 758
Rank change year-on-year -11 -39 +64
Contract jobs citing F# 27 60 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.030% 0.065% 0.096%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.066% 0.15% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 45 63
England median daily rate £525 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £441 £325 £283
90th Percentile £538 £588 £585
UK median daily rate £525 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 40,743 39,310 36,764
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 44.63% 42.46% 40.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,880 27,937 25,472
England median daily rate £480 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +11.76% +2.41%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £294
90th Percentile £650 £638 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 614 717 790
England median hourly rate £42.38 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.96% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £17.66 £16.82 £15.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £50.03
UK median hourly rate £42.19 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.48% - +6.67%

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 24 January 2019.

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 24 January 2019. 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 16 £525 +40.00% 8
London +14 5 £500 - 54
East of England +11 3 £475 -13.64% 5
South West -26 2 - - 3
North West -10 1 - - 1
North of England -14 1 - - 5
F#
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, 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 19 (70.37%) .NET
1 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (62.96%) TDD
2 17 (62.96%) C#
3 15 (55.56%) API Development
4 14 (51.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (51.85%) BDD
5 13 (48.15%) Visual Studio Team System
6 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
7 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
8 10 (37.04%) Java
8 10 (37.04%) .NET Core
8 10 (37.04%) Docker
9 9 (33.33%) OOP
9 9 (33.33%) OO
9 9 (33.33%) CSS
10 8 (29.63%) DevOps
10 8 (29.63%) Microservices
10 8 (29.63%) Scala
11 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
11 7 (25.93%) Haskell
12 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
12 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
12 6 (22.22%) MVC
12 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
12 6 (22.22%) MongoDB
12 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (22.22%) Cosmos DB
13 5 (18.52%) Clojure

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 3 (11.11%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.11%) GitHub
2 3 (11.11%) IaaS
2 3 (11.11%) PaaS
2 3 (11.11%) SaaS
3 2 (7.41%) Apigee
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) Cosmos DB
1 6 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.41%) Neo4j
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Visual Studio Team System
2 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.11%) HP UFT
3 3 (11.11%) LoadRunner
3 3 (11.11%) Mercurial
3 3 (11.11%) Selenium
3 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.41%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.70%) NUnit
5 1 (3.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (14.81%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (88.89%) Developer
2 13 (48.15%) Azure Developer
2 13 (48.15%) C# Developer
3 9 (33.33%) F# Developer
3 9 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 7 (25.93%) .NET Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Java Developer
7 3 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Core Java Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Tester
9 1 (3.70%) Angular Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Automation Tester
9 1 (3.70%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 1 (3.70%) NoSQL Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Test Leader
9 1 (3.70%) VB.NET Developer
9 1 (3.70%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (70.37%) .NET
2 10 (37.04%) .NET Core
3 9 (33.33%) CSS
4 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (18.52%) RESTful
6 3 (11.11%) CSS3
6 3 (11.11%) HTML
6 3 (11.11%) HTML5
6 3 (11.11%) React
6 3 (11.11%) Redux
7 2 (7.41%) Middleware
7 2 (7.41%) Node.js
7 2 (7.41%) Spring
7 2 (7.41%) Spring Boot
8 1 (3.70%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (3.70%) Kafka
8 1 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (3.70%) Reactive Extensions
8 1 (3.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Online Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Derivative
2 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (62.96%) TDD
3 15 (55.56%) API Development
4 14 (51.85%) BDD
5 9 (33.33%) OO
5 9 (33.33%) OOP
6 8 (29.63%) DevOps
6 8 (29.63%) Microservices
7 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
8 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (22.22%) MVC
9 5 (18.52%) Functional Programming
10 4 (14.81%) Open Source
10 4 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (14.81%) SOA
11 3 (11.11%) Conversational UI
11 3 (11.11%) Migration
11 3 (11.11%) Pair Programming
11 3 (11.11%) Scrum
11 3 (11.11%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) C#
2 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 10 (37.04%) Java
4 8 (29.63%) Scala
5 7 (25.93%) Haskell
6 5 (18.52%) Clojure
6 5 (18.52%) Erlang
7 4 (14.81%) Python
7 4 (14.81%) VB
8 3 (11.11%) Go
8 3 (11.11%) Groovy
8 3 (11.11%) SQL
8 3 (11.11%) TypeScript
8 3 (11.11%) VBScript
9 2 (7.41%) Java 8
9 2 (7.41%) Kotlin
9 2 (7.41%) Ruby
10 1 (3.70%) C++
10 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
10 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) ISEB
2 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Docker
2 3 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) AppDynamics
2 2 (7.41%) Splunk