Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 774 731 829
Rank change year-on-year -43 +98 -29
Contract jobs citing F# 77 83 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.083% 0.097% 0.023%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 0.24% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 59 15
England median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -33.33%
10th Percentile £344 £313 £325
90th Percentile £610 £713 £525
UK median daily rate £464 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +3.06% +12.50% -33.33%
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 40,143 34,833 37,713
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 43.34% 40.88% 38.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,255 24,029 26,034
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +8.82% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 716 770 905
England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +5.81% +10.71%
10th Percentile £17.43 £17.45 £14.13
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.89 £52.25
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year -1.23% +5.19% +10.00%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 -15 37 £365 -8.75% 5
London -42 28 £525 +5.00% 38
South West -2 4 £453 +6.47% 2
East of England -18 3 £550 -18.52% 2
West Midlands - 3 £475 -
Midlands - 3 £475 - 2
North of England 0 2 £444 -1.39% 1
North West -13 2 £444 -1.39% 1
F#
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 51 (66.23%) .NET
2 45 (58.44%) C#
3 44 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (51.95%) SQL Server
4 40 (51.95%) Microsoft Azure
5 37 (48.05%) Java
6 31 (40.26%) Oracle
6 31 (40.26%) DevOps
7 29 (37.66%) Microsoft
7 29 (37.66%) SQL Server 2016
8 28 (36.36%) HP
8 28 (36.36%) HP UFT
8 28 (36.36%) Linux
8 28 (36.36%) Selenium
9 27 (35.06%) Windows
10 26 (33.77%) Eclipse
10 26 (33.77%) Ant
10 26 (33.77%) Oracle APEX
10 26 (33.77%) PuTTY
10 26 (33.77%) WinSCP
10 26 (33.77%) SpecFlow
10 26 (33.77%) TestNG
10 26 (33.77%) System Integration Testing
11 25 (32.47%) Windows Server
11 25 (32.47%) HP ALM
12 24 (31.17%) API Testing
12 24 (31.17%) Test Automation
12 24 (31.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 24 (31.17%) vSphere
12 24 (31.17%) SoapUI

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 (5.19%) Apache Pig
1 4 (5.19%) Ethereum
2 3 (3.90%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (3.90%) IIS
2 3 (3.90%) SAS
3 1 (1.30%) CMS
3 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.90%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 40 (51.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.49%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (3.90%) GitHub
5 2 (2.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (2.60%) CloudFront
5 2 (2.60%) Slack
5 2 (2.60%) Trello
6 1 (1.30%) IaaS
6 1 (1.30%) npm
6 1 (1.30%) NuGet
6 1 (1.30%) PaaS
6 1 (1.30%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 26 (33.77%) PuTTY
1 26 (33.77%) WinSCP
2 2 (2.60%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
3 1 (1.30%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.30%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (51.95%) SQL Server
2 29 (37.66%) SQL Server 2016
3 24 (31.17%) Oracle Database
3 24 (31.17%) Oracle Database 10g
3 24 (31.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 24 (31.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (11.69%) MongoDB
5 8 (10.39%) NoSQL
6 7 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (7.79%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (7.79%) Big Data
8 4 (5.19%) Apache Hive
8 4 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (5.19%) Hadoop
8 4 (5.19%) HBase
8 4 (5.19%) Pentaho
8 4 (5.19%) Power BI
8 4 (5.19%) Sqoop
9 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (36.36%) HP UFT
1 28 (36.36%) Selenium
2 26 (33.77%) Ant
2 26 (33.77%) Eclipse
2 26 (33.77%) Oracle APEX
2 26 (33.77%) SpecFlow
2 26 (33.77%) TestNG
3 24 (31.17%) SoapUI
4 22 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (22.08%) LoadRunner
6 9 (11.69%) Git (software)
7 7 (9.09%) GitLab
8 6 (7.79%) Visual Studio
9 5 (6.49%) Cucumber
9 5 (6.49%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (6.49%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (3.90%) Jenkins
11 2 (2.60%) Artifactory
11 2 (2.60%) SonarQube
11 2 (2.60%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (11.69%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Back Office
3 2 (2.60%) Front Office
3 2 (2.60%) Retail
4 1 (1.30%) Advertising
4 1 (1.30%) Marketing
4 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (46.75%) Developer
2 13 (16.88%) Test Engineer
3 10 (12.99%) .NET Developer
4 9 (11.69%) C# Developer
5 8 (10.39%) Test Automation Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) Analyst
6 7 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (9.09%) Python Developer
6 7 (9.09%) Test Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 6 (7.79%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (6.49%) .NET Developer - Fintech
8 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (6.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (6.49%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Credit Risk Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Data Consultant
9 4 (5.19%) Technical Specialist
9 4 (5.19%) Test Specialist
9 4 (5.19%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (66.23%) .NET
2 24 (31.17%) Web Services
3 10 (12.99%) Node.js
3 10 (12.99%) React
4 8 (10.39%) AngularJS
4 8 (10.39%) ASP.NET
4 8 (10.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (6.49%) .NET Core
5 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET Core
5 5 (6.49%) HTML
5 5 (6.49%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (6.49%) ServiceStack
5 5 (6.49%) WCF
6 4 (5.19%) CSS
6 4 (5.19%) HTML5
6 4 (5.19%) REST
6 4 (5.19%) RESTful
6 4 (5.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (3.90%) CSS3
7 3 (3.90%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (10.39%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.49%) Fintech
4 4 (5.19%) Bitcoin
4 4 (5.19%) Credit Risk
4 4 (5.19%) Replication
5 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.60%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (2.60%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.60%) State Machine
6 2 (2.60%) Verilog
6 2 (2.60%) VHDL
7 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (36.36%) Linux
2 27 (35.06%) Windows
3 25 (32.47%) Windows Server
4 24 (31.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (29.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (40.26%) DevOps
3 26 (33.77%) System Integration Testing
4 24 (31.17%) API Testing
4 24 (31.17%) Test Automation
5 23 (29.87%) Scrum
6 18 (23.38%) Test Strategy
7 17 (22.08%) Defect Tracking
7 17 (22.08%) Performance Testing
8 16 (20.78%) Kanban
9 14 (18.18%) Microservices
9 14 (18.18%) MVC
10 12 (15.58%) Functional Programming
11 10 (12.99%) Collaborative Working
12 9 (11.69%) OO
12 9 (11.69%) Software Engineering
13 8 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (9.09%) BDD
14 7 (9.09%) Open Source
15 6 (7.79%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 45 (58.44%) C#
2 37 (48.05%) Java
3 23 (29.87%) Python
4 19 (24.68%) JavaScript
5 18 (23.38%) SQL
6 12 (15.58%) Scala
7 10 (12.99%) Erlang
8 9 (11.69%) Haskell
9 8 (10.39%) C++
10 7 (9.09%) C
11 6 (7.79%) Clojure
12 5 (6.49%) TypeScript
13 4 (5.19%) R
13 4 (5.19%) Ruby
14 3 (3.90%) Groovy
14 3 (3.90%) OCaml
15 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
15 2 (2.60%) Go
15 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
16 1 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 21 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 16 (20.78%) ISEB
2 16 (20.78%) ISEB Practitioner
2 16 (20.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 24 (31.17%) vSphere
2 14 (18.18%) Docker
3 4 (5.19%) Apache Flume
4 3 (3.90%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (32.47%) HP ALM
2 4 (5.19%) Ansible
2 4 (5.19%) Kubernetes
3 3 (3.90%) vRealize
4 1 (1.30%) Grafana
4 1 (1.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 31 (40.26%) Oracle
2 29 (37.66%) Microsoft
3 28 (36.36%) HP
4 24 (31.17%) Red Hat
4 24 (31.17%) Software AG
4 24 (31.17%) VMware
4 24 (31.17%) webMethods
5 9 (11.69%) Google
6 4 (5.19%) Informatica
6 4 (5.19%) Talend
7 3 (3.90%) SAP
7 3 (3.90%) Teradata
7 3 (3.90%) Vertica
8 2 (2.60%) Altera
8 2 (2.60%) Intel
8 2 (2.60%) Veracode
8 2 (2.60%) Xilinx
9 1 (1.30%) Apigee
9 1 (1.30%) AppDynamics
9 1 (1.30%) Splunk