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 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 563 595 599
Rank change year-on-year +32 +4  
Contract jobs citing F# 25 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.058% 0.051% 0.053%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 25
Median daily rate £425 £400 £613
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -34.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £269 £600
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £488 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £363 £613
% change year-on-year +2.34% -40.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 18010 19278 19565
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.89% 39.01% 38.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12396 13442 13283
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 £320 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 365 411 397
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £15.65 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £50.93 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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
London +13 12 £450 -5.26% 22
South West +10 6 £374 - 1
South East -8 4 £348 -4.13% 8
East Midlands - 2 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - - 2
F#
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 54 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (61.11%) Oracle
3 42 (58.33%) Test Automation
4 36 (50.00%) .NET
5 34 (47.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 33 (45.83%) HP UFT
7 32 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
7 32 (44.44%) Oracle Database
8 31 (43.06%) SpecFlow
8 31 (43.06%) HP
8 31 (43.06%) SQL
9 30 (41.67%) Windows
9 30 (41.67%) Security Cleared
10 29 (40.28%) SC Cleared
10 29 (40.28%) TeamCity
10 29 (40.28%) Java
10 29 (40.28%) Oracle APEX
11 28 (38.89%) Oracle Database 10g
11 28 (38.89%) Selenium
11 28 (38.89%) DevOps
11 28 (38.89%) PuTTY
11 28 (38.89%) WinSCP
12 27 (37.50%) Linux
13 26 (36.11%) SQL Server
13 26 (36.11%) Defect Tracking
14 25 (34.72%) Jenkins
14 25 (34.72%) Test Scripting
14 25 (34.72%) Regression Testing
15 24 (33.33%) C#
15 24 (33.33%) Scrum

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 16 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 10 (13.89%) IIS
3 4 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (18.06%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (18.06%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (8.33%) IaaS
3 6 (8.33%) PaaS
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (38.89%) PuTTY
1 28 (38.89%) WinSCP
2 5 (6.94%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (44.44%) Oracle Database
1 32 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
2 28 (38.89%) Oracle Database 10g
3 26 (36.11%) SQL Server
4 21 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (26.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 19 (26.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (23.61%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
8 8 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (8.33%) Oracle OWB
10 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (2.78%) RavenDB
11 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
12 1 (1.39%) CouchDB
12 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
12 1 (1.39%) KDB
12 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 34 (47.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 33 (45.83%) HP UFT
3 31 (43.06%) SpecFlow
4 29 (40.28%) Oracle APEX
4 29 (40.28%) TeamCity
5 28 (38.89%) Selenium
6 25 (34.72%) Jenkins
7 21 (29.17%) Toad
8 19 (26.39%) Ant
9 16 (22.22%) Git (software)
10 14 (19.44%) Eclipse
10 14 (19.44%) TestNG
11 13 (18.06%) SoapUI
12 10 (13.89%) LoadRunner
13 9 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
14 7 (9.72%) Visual Studio Team System
15 5 (6.94%) Gradle
15 5 (6.94%) JIRA
15 5 (6.94%) Maven
16 4 (5.56%) NuGet
General
1 10 (13.89%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Publishing
3 3 (4.17%) Retail
4 2 (2.78%) Banking
4 2 (2.78%) Electronics
4 2 (2.78%) Front Office
4 2 (2.78%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.78%) Marketing
4 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (34.72%) Developer
2 21 (29.17%) Tester
3 14 (19.44%) Analyst
4 13 (18.06%) Automation Tester
5 9 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 9 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 7 (9.72%) .NET Developer
6 7 (9.72%) Automation Test Analyst
6 7 (9.72%) Java Developer
7 6 (8.33%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) F# Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Angular Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Java Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Oracle Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Selenium Tester
9 3 (4.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (50.00%) .NET
2 19 (26.39%) Web Services
3 11 (15.28%) AngularJS
3 11 (15.28%) ASP.NET
4 10 (13.89%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (12.50%) XML
6 8 (11.11%) CSS
6 8 (11.11%) HTML
6 8 (11.11%) jQuery
6 8 (11.11%) WCF
7 7 (9.72%) .NET Framework
7 7 (9.72%) React
8 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (6.94%) RxJava
9 4 (5.56%) Ajax
9 4 (5.56%) HTML5
9 4 (5.56%) OAuth2
9 4 (5.56%) OpenID
9 4 (5.56%) Redux
9 4 (5.56%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Algorithms
1 10 (13.89%) Data Structures
2 4 (5.56%) NHS
3 3 (4.17%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.78%) Derivative
4 2 (2.78%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.78%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.39%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (1.39%) Fintech
5 1 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 30 (41.67%) Windows
2 27 (37.50%) Linux
3 21 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (26.39%) Windows Server
4 19 (26.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (58.33%) Test Automation
3 28 (38.89%) DevOps
4 26 (36.11%) Defect Tracking
5 25 (34.72%) Regression Testing
5 25 (34.72%) Test Scripting
6 24 (33.33%) BDD
6 24 (33.33%) Scrum
7 21 (29.17%) System Integration Testing
8 20 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (27.78%) Integration Testing
9 19 (26.39%) Test Strategy
10 18 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
11 16 (22.22%) Test Management
12 14 (19.44%) Migration
13 13 (18.06%) API Testing
13 13 (18.06%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (18.06%) OO
14 11 (15.28%) OOD
15 10 (13.89%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 31 (43.06%) SQL
2 29 (40.28%) Java
3 24 (33.33%) C#
4 11 (15.28%) Clojure
4 11 (15.28%) VB
4 11 (15.28%) VBScript
5 10 (13.89%) Go
5 10 (13.89%) JavaScript
5 10 (13.89%) Rust
6 9 (12.50%) Scala
7 6 (8.33%) Haskell
8 4 (5.56%) ES6
8 4 (5.56%) Python
8 4 (5.56%) T-SQL
8 4 (5.56%) TypeScript
9 3 (4.17%) C++
10 2 (2.78%) OCaml
10 2 (2.78%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.39%) Erlang
11 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 29 (40.28%) SC Cleared
3 15 (20.83%) ISEB
3 15 (20.83%) ISEB Practitioner
3 15 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.78%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 19 (26.39%) vSphere
2 13 (18.06%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (8.33%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (26.39%) vRealize
2 10 (13.89%) Ansible
2 10 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (13.89%) Puppet
3 1 (1.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 44 (61.11%) Oracle
2 31 (43.06%) HP
3 23 (31.94%) VMware
4 21 (29.17%) Microsoft
4 21 (29.17%) Red Hat
5 6 (8.33%) Remedy
6 2 (2.78%) SAP
East London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + Finance
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £390 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago