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 3 months to 22 March 2017 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F#
UK / England
Rank 525 610 578
Rank change year-on-year +85 -32  
Contract jobs citing F# 45 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.016% 0.019%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.27% 0.043% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 6 2
Median daily rate £450 £438 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +4.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £363 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £475 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 -
% change year-on-year +21.42% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £11.00 -

F# is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 16855 18696 17833
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.11% 38.44% 37.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 11610 12876 11687
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 383 449 374
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +12.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.80 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

F#
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing F# as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +36 19 £400 - 4
South West +10 9 £545 - 1
East of England - 9 £675 - 5
London +14 8 £500 +5.26% 14
F#
UK

F#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing F# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for F#.

1 66 (77.65%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (47.06%) C#
3 39 (45.88%) Oracle
4 36 (42.35%) Security Cleared
4 36 (42.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 35 (41.18%) Java
6 34 (40.00%) SC Cleared
7 33 (38.82%) BDD
7 33 (38.82%) .NET
8 32 (37.65%) SpecFlow
9 30 (35.29%) SQL
10 29 (34.12%) DevOps
11 27 (31.76%) Defect Tracking
11 27 (31.76%) Test Scripting
12 26 (30.59%) Selenium
13 25 (29.41%) OO
13 25 (29.41%) HP UFT
14 23 (27.06%) HP
14 23 (27.06%) Regression Testing
14 23 (27.06%) Test Automation
15 22 (25.88%) Scrum
16 21 (24.71%) Clojure
17 20 (23.53%) Jenkins
17 20 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
17 20 (23.53%) Oracle Database
17 20 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
17 20 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
17 20 (23.53%) Oracle Applications
17 20 (23.53%) TDD
17 20 (23.53%) OOD

F#
Top Related 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 11 (12.94%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.06%) IIS
3 4 (4.71%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.35%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (8.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (23.53%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (7.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (14.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.71%) IaaS
3 4 (4.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.82%) PuTTY
1 16 (18.82%) WinSCP
2 1 (1.18%) HTTP
2 1 (1.18%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.53%) Oracle Database
1 20 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
1 20 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 16 (18.82%) Oracle Database 10g
3 15 (17.65%) Oracle Reports
4 11 (12.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (9.41%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (9.41%) Oracle BI EE
5 8 (9.41%) Oracle Database 12c
6 7 (8.24%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (8.24%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (7.06%) Oracle OWB
7 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (5.88%) NoSQL
9 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (3.53%) RDBMS
10 3 (3.53%) Relational Database
11 2 (2.35%) Big Data
11 2 (2.35%) Hadoop
11 2 (2.35%) KDB
Development Applications
1 36 (42.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (37.65%) SpecFlow
3 26 (30.59%) Selenium
4 25 (29.41%) HP UFT
5 20 (23.53%) Jenkins
6 19 (22.35%) Ant
7 18 (21.18%) Git (software)
7 18 (21.18%) Oracle APEX
8 14 (16.47%) JIRA
8 14 (16.47%) TeamCity
8 14 (16.47%) Toad
9 12 (14.12%) Gradle
9 12 (14.12%) Maven
10 7 (8.24%) Eclipse
10 7 (8.24%) TestNG
11 6 (7.06%) Oracle Forms
11 6 (7.06%) SoapUI
12 5 (5.88%) LoadRunner
13 4 (4.71%) NuGet
13 4 (4.71%) webpack
General
1 11 (12.94%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) Electronics
2 6 (7.06%) Manufacturing
2 6 (7.06%) Marketing
2 6 (7.06%) Retail
2 6 (7.06%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.71%) Publishing
4 3 (3.53%) Front Office
5 2 (2.35%) Banking
6 1 (1.18%) Automotive
6 1 (1.18%) Games
6 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (38.82%) Developer
2 20 (23.53%) Tester
3 16 (18.82%) Analyst
4 14 (16.47%) Java Developer
4 14 (16.47%) Test Analyst
5 12 (14.12%) Automation Tester
6 11 (12.94%) C# Developer
7 10 (11.76%) Automation Test Analyst
8 8 (9.41%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
9 7 (8.24%) .NET Developer
9 7 (8.24%) Java Engineer
10 6 (7.06%) Senior Developer
11 5 (5.88%) Agile Test Analyst
11 5 (5.88%) F# Developer
11 5 (5.88%) Oracle Analyst
11 5 (5.88%) Software Engineer
12 4 (4.71%) Angular Developer
12 4 (4.71%) C# .NET Developer
12 4 (4.71%) Full Stack Developer
12 4 (4.71%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (38.82%) .NET
2 11 (12.94%) Web Services
3 9 (10.59%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (9.41%) AngularJS
5 7 (8.24%) RxJava
6 6 (7.06%) ASP.NET
6 6 (7.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (7.06%) CSS
6 6 (7.06%) HTML
6 6 (7.06%) React
6 6 (7.06%) RESTful
7 5 (5.88%) .NET Framework
7 5 (5.88%) Node.js
7 5 (5.88%) XML
8 4 (4.71%) Ajax
8 4 (4.71%) HTML5
8 4 (4.71%) jQuery
8 4 (4.71%) OAuth2
8 4 (4.71%) OpenID
8 4 (4.71%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.35%) Data Structures
2 17 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 4 (4.71%) Fixed Income
4 3 (3.53%) Derivative
5 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.35%) Equities
5 2 (2.35%) Fintech
5 2 (2.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.35%) NHS
5 2 (2.35%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (1.18%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.65%) Linux
2 14 (16.47%) Windows
3 8 (9.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (9.41%) Windows Server
4 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (77.65%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (38.82%) BDD
3 29 (34.12%) DevOps
4 27 (31.76%) Defect Tracking
4 27 (31.76%) Test Scripting
5 25 (29.41%) OO
6 23 (27.06%) Regression Testing
6 23 (27.06%) Test Automation
7 22 (25.88%) Scrum
8 20 (23.53%) OOD
8 20 (23.53%) TDD
9 18 (21.18%) Migration
10 17 (20.00%) Complexity Analysis
11 16 (18.82%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (17.65%) Software Testing
13 14 (16.47%) System Integration Testing
13 14 (16.47%) Test Management
14 13 (15.29%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (15.29%) Test Strategy
15 12 (14.12%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 40 (47.06%) C#
2 35 (41.18%) Java
3 30 (35.29%) SQL
4 21 (24.71%) Clojure
5 19 (22.35%) Go
5 19 (22.35%) Rust
6 12 (14.12%) JavaScript
6 12 (14.12%) VBScript
7 9 (10.59%) Scala
8 7 (8.24%) VB
9 6 (7.06%) Python
10 5 (5.88%) C
10 5 (5.88%) C++
10 5 (5.88%) TypeScript
11 4 (4.71%) ES6
11 4 (4.71%) Ruby
11 4 (4.71%) T-SQL
12 3 (3.53%) Groovy
12 3 (3.53%) Haskell
12 3 (3.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (42.35%) Security Cleared
2 34 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (11.76%) ISEB
3 10 (11.76%) ISEB Practitioner
3 10 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.35%) Degree
4 2 (2.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.82%) QA
2 3 (3.53%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (8.24%) vSphere
2 6 (7.06%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (7.06%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.18%) Docker
4 1 (1.18%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (22.35%) Ansible
2 19 (22.35%) Puppet
3 7 (8.24%) vRealize
4 1 (1.18%) Grafana
4 1 (1.18%) Graphite
4 1 (1.18%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.18%) Packer
4 1 (1.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 39 (45.88%) Oracle
2 23 (27.06%) HP
3 11 (12.94%) VMware
4 10 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 8 (9.41%) Red Hat
6 6 (7.06%) Remedy
6 6 (7.06%) SAP
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