Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 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.

F#
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 792 793 835
Rank change year-on-year +1 +42 -18
Contract jobs citing F# 65 80 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.069% 0.082% 0.035%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.20% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 59 30
England median daily rate £450 £445 £544
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% -18.16% +7.41%
10th Percentile £345 £273 £367
90th Percentile £650 £550 £650
UK median daily rate £450 £445 £544
% change year-on-year +1.12% -18.16% +7.41%
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 39982 39599 40257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.15% 40.49% 38.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 28189 27431 27566
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £275
90th Percentile £638 £594 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 752 819 951
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +21.95%
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.56 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.71 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +20.81%

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 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
London -6 37 £500 +11.11% 24
South East -16 23 £410 +13.10% 5
North of England +56 3 £269 -40.28% 6
North West +18 3 £269 -40.28% 2
East of England -18 1 - - 10
South West - 1 £300 - 4
F#
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 45 (69.23%) C#
2 42 (64.62%) .NET
3 30 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (44.62%) SQL Server
5 27 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (41.54%) SQL Server 2016
6 25 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
7 24 (36.92%) Test Automation
7 24 (36.92%) Java
8 23 (35.38%) Selenium
8 23 (35.38%) SpecFlow
9 20 (30.77%) Oracle
9 20 (30.77%) Web Services
10 19 (29.23%) Microsoft
11 18 (27.69%) System Integration Testing
12 16 (24.62%) PuTTY
12 16 (24.62%) WinSCP
12 16 (24.62%) Oracle APEX
12 16 (24.62%) Performance Testing
12 16 (24.62%) TestNG
12 16 (24.62%) HP
12 16 (24.62%) HP UFT
12 16 (24.62%) Windows
12 16 (24.62%) Eclipse
12 16 (24.62%) Ant
12 16 (24.62%) SQL
13 15 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
13 15 (23.08%) MVC
13 15 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
13 15 (23.08%) Oracle Database

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 2 (3.08%) Ethereum
1 2 (3.08%) IIS
2 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 30 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.15%) IaaS
2 4 (6.15%) PaaS
3 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.54%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.54%) GitHub
4 1 (1.54%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.62%) PuTTY
1 16 (24.62%) WinSCP
2 1 (1.54%) HTTP
2 1 (1.54%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (44.62%) SQL Server
2 27 (41.54%) SQL Server 2016
3 15 (23.08%) Oracle Database
3 15 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
3 15 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
3 15 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (9.23%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (6.15%) GIS
5 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.62%) Big Data
7 2 (3.08%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (3.08%) RavenDB
7 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.54%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.54%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 25 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (35.38%) Selenium
2 23 (35.38%) SpecFlow
3 16 (24.62%) Ant
3 16 (24.62%) Eclipse
3 16 (24.62%) HP UFT
3 16 (24.62%) Oracle APEX
3 16 (24.62%) TestNG
4 15 (23.08%) Git (software)
4 15 (23.08%) SoapUI
5 13 (20.00%) LoadRunner
6 12 (18.46%) Visual Studio
7 8 (12.31%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (12.31%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (7.69%) webpack
9 4 (6.15%) Cucumber
9 4 (6.15%) Jenkins
9 4 (6.15%) Moq
9 4 (6.15%) MSTest
9 4 (6.15%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (16.92%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Front Office
3 4 (6.15%) Banking
4 3 (4.62%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.08%) Legal
5 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.08%) Retail
6 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (63.08%) Developer
2 19 (29.23%) C# Developer
3 14 (21.54%) .NET Developer
4 11 (16.92%) Analyst
5 10 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (13.85%) Test Analyst
7 8 (12.31%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (12.31%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 8 (12.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (12.31%) Test Engineer
8 7 (10.77%) F# Developer
8 7 (10.77%) Test Automation Engineer
9 6 (9.23%) Python Developer
10 4 (6.15%) Analyst Developer
10 4 (6.15%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
11 3 (4.62%) Angular Developer
11 3 (4.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 3 (4.62%) Technical Developer
11 3 (4.62%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (64.62%) .NET
2 20 (30.77%) Web Services
3 13 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 12 (18.46%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (18.46%) WCF
5 10 (15.38%) Node.js
6 9 (13.85%) React
7 8 (12.31%) AngularJS
7 8 (12.31%) ASP.NET Core
7 8 (12.31%) KnockoutJS
7 8 (12.31%) ServiceStack
8 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (9.23%) REST
9 5 (7.69%) CSS
9 5 (7.69%) HTML
10 4 (6.15%) .NET Framework
10 4 (6.15%) Ajax
10 4 (6.15%) jQuery
10 4 (6.15%) XML
10 4 (6.15%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Fintech
2 7 (10.77%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (6.15%) Credit Risk
4 4 (6.15%) Derivative
5 3 (4.62%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.08%) Bitcoin
6 2 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (3.08%) NHS
7 1 (1.54%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (1.54%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.54%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.62%) Windows
2 14 (21.54%) Linux
2 14 (21.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 14 (21.54%) Windows Server
2 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (36.92%) Test Automation
3 18 (27.69%) System Integration Testing
4 16 (24.62%) Performance Testing
5 15 (23.08%) API Testing
5 15 (23.08%) MVC
6 13 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
7 11 (16.92%) Test Strategy
8 10 (15.38%) Functional Programming
9 9 (13.85%) Microservices
9 9 (13.85%) Scrum
9 9 (13.85%) Software Engineering
9 9 (13.85%) TDD
10 8 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (12.31%) DevOps
10 8 (12.31%) ETL
11 7 (10.77%) Waterfall
12 6 (9.23%) OO
13 5 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (7.69%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 45 (69.23%) C#
2 24 (36.92%) Java
3 16 (24.62%) SQL
4 14 (21.54%) Python
5 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
6 10 (15.38%) C++
7 6 (9.23%) Haskell
7 6 (9.23%) PowerShell
8 5 (7.69%) C
8 5 (7.69%) ES6
8 5 (7.69%) Scala
9 4 (6.15%) T-SQL
9 4 (6.15%) TypeScript
10 3 (4.62%) Erlang
10 3 (4.62%) VBScript
11 2 (3.08%) OCaml
11 2 (3.08%) VBA
12 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.54%) PHP
12 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (21.54%) SC Cleared
1 14 (21.54%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.85%) ISEB
2 9 (13.85%) ISEB Practitioner
2 9 (13.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (9.23%) Degree
4 5 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.54%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 14 (21.54%) vSphere
2 11 (16.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Ansible
1 2 (3.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (30.77%) Oracle
2 19 (29.23%) Microsoft
3 16 (24.62%) HP
4 14 (21.54%) Red Hat
4 14 (21.54%) Software AG
4 14 (21.54%) VMware
4 14 (21.54%) webMethods
5 4 (6.15%) ESRI
6 2 (3.08%) Google
7 1 (1.54%) Apple