Period
to 23 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 815 798 799
Rank change year-on-year -17 +1 +26
Contract jobs citing F# 40 55 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.042% 0.060% 0.071%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.094% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 38 49
England median daily rate £500 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00% -37.50%
10th Percentile £325 £317 £256
90th Percentile £538 £633 £495
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £375
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00% -37.50%
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 42,500 38,753 39,416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 44.96% 42.05% 40.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 30,159 27,170 27,351
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £319 £310 £285
90th Percentile £650 £638 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 642 746 834
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.66% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £17.28 £16.25 £14.31
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +2.26%

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 October 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 October 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 -11 20 £395 -3.66% 4
London -19 14 £500 - 38
South West -15 4 £550 +50.27% 2
North of England -12 2 £345 +28.37% 4
North West -12 2 £345 +28.37% 1
F#
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 29 (72.50%) .NET
2 24 (60.00%) Java
2 24 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 21 (52.50%) SQL Server
4 20 (50.00%) Windows
5 19 (47.50%) C#
6 17 (42.50%) Web Services
6 17 (42.50%) HP UFT
6 17 (42.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (42.50%) SC Cleared
6 17 (42.50%) Security Cleared
6 17 (42.50%) Selenium
7 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (40.00%) JavaScript
8 15 (37.50%) Linux
8 15 (37.50%) Oracle
8 15 (37.50%) BDD
8 15 (37.50%) Windows Server
9 13 (32.50%) SQL Server 2016
9 13 (32.50%) API Testing
9 13 (32.50%) Test Strategy
9 13 (32.50%) SpecFlow
9 13 (32.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (32.50%) SoapUI
9 13 (32.50%) Oracle APEX
9 13 (32.50%) HP
9 13 (32.50%) Software AG
9 13 (32.50%) LoadRunner
9 13 (32.50%) webMethods
10 11 (27.50%) Eclipse

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 5 (12.50%) CMS
2 2 (5.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Chatbot
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (42.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (12.50%) IaaS
2 5 (12.50%) PaaS
2 5 (12.50%) SaaS
3 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (7.50%) Apigee
5 2 (5.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (2.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (2.50%) CloudFront
6 1 (2.50%) npm
6 1 (2.50%) NuGet
6 1 (2.50%) Sauce Labs
6 1 (2.50%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) PuTTY
1 8 (20.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (52.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (32.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 13 (32.50%) SQL Server 2016
3 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (5.00%) Apache Hive
5 2 (5.00%) Big Data
5 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
5 2 (5.00%) MySQL
5 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.00%) Sqoop
6 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.50%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 17 (42.50%) HP UFT
1 17 (42.50%) Selenium
2 13 (32.50%) LoadRunner
2 13 (32.50%) Oracle APEX
2 13 (32.50%) SoapUI
2 13 (32.50%) SpecFlow
3 11 (27.50%) Ant
3 11 (27.50%) Eclipse
3 11 (27.50%) TestNG
4 9 (22.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (15.00%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (12.50%) Jenkins
8 3 (7.50%) Bitbucket
9 2 (5.00%) Toad
10 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
10 1 (2.50%) JIRA
10 1 (2.50%) JMeter
10 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
10 1 (2.50%) WebStorm
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
2 2 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Back Office
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (22.50%) Tester
4 7 (17.50%) Automation Tester
4 7 (17.50%) Azure Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Senior Developer
6 5 (12.50%) Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) UI Developer
7 4 (10.00%) C# Developer
7 4 (10.00%) F# Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Hadoop Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) QA Tester
9 2 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (72.50%) .NET
2 17 (42.50%) Web Services
3 10 (25.00%) React
4 8 (20.00%) .NET Core
5 5 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (12.50%) HTML
5 5 (12.50%) Redux
5 5 (12.50%) WinForms
6 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (10.00%) CSS
6 4 (10.00%) Entity Framework
6 4 (10.00%) RESTful
7 3 (7.50%) Dapper ORM
7 3 (7.50%) NHibernate
8 2 (5.00%) Middleware
8 2 (5.00%) Play Framework
9 1 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 20 (50.00%) Windows
2 15 (37.50%) Linux
2 15 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 8 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (37.50%) BDD
4 13 (32.50%) API Testing
4 13 (32.50%) Test Strategy
5 11 (27.50%) DevOps
5 11 (27.50%) System Integration Testing
6 10 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 10 (25.00%) TDD
7 8 (20.00%) Functional Programming
8 7 (17.50%) API Development
9 6 (15.00%) Artificial Intelligence
9 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (15.00%) ETL
9 6 (15.00%) Scrum
10 5 (12.50%) Cryptocurrency
10 5 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
10 5 (12.50%) MVC
11 4 (10.00%) Microservices
12 3 (7.50%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (60.00%) Java
2 19 (47.50%) C#
3 16 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (27.50%) Scala
5 7 (17.50%) SQL
5 7 (17.50%) TypeScript
6 5 (12.50%) VB
7 4 (10.00%) Go
7 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (7.50%) Erlang
8 3 (7.50%) Haskell
8 3 (7.50%) VBScript
9 2 (5.00%) Groovy
9 2 (5.00%) Python
10 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (42.50%) SC Cleared
1 17 (42.50%) Security Cleared
2 10 (25.00%) ISEB
3 8 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 8 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (12.50%) Degree
5 4 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
7 1 (2.50%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) vSphere
2 3 (7.50%) Docker
3 2 (5.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) HP ALM
2 3 (7.50%) vRealize
3 2 (5.00%) Oozie
4 1 (2.50%) Grafana
4 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) Oracle
2 13 (32.50%) HP
2 13 (32.50%) Software AG
2 13 (32.50%) webMethods
3 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
4 8 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 8 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (5.00%) Google
5 2 (5.00%) Informatica
6 1 (2.50%) AppDynamics
6 1 (2.50%) Micro Focus
6 1 (2.50%) Splunk
6 1 (2.50%) Veracode