Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 16 January 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#
England > London
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 596 562 586
Rank change year-on-year -34 +24 -20
Contract jobs citing F# 29 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.062% 0.062% 0.032%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.14% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 14
London median daily rate £500 £450 £530
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -15.09% +6.00%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £428
90th Percentile £588 £575 £600
England median daily rate £450 £450 £500
% change year-on-year - -10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 22,486 18,984 19,006
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.44% 45.50% 43.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,255 14,198 14,186
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +4.05%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £306
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 126 130
London median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £29.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +34.95% +2.21%
10th Percentile £18.28 £16.29 £14.00
90th Percentile £56.63 £61.25 £52.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

F#
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing F# as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for F# in London

F#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing F# in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for F# in London

F#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing F# in London over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for F# in London

F#
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F# within the London region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
Central London -2 9 £575 +9.52% 12
F#
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for F#.

1 24 (82.76%) C#
2 18 (62.07%) .NET
3 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
5 13 (44.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (37.93%) Docker
7 10 (34.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (34.48%) SQL Server 2016
7 10 (34.48%) Python
8 9 (31.03%) Visual Studio
8 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
8 9 (31.03%) WCF
8 9 (31.03%) MVC
8 9 (31.03%) Fintech
8 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET Core
8 9 (31.03%) Microservices
8 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (31.03%) Visual Studio Team System
8 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
8 9 (31.03%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (31.03%) ServiceStack
8 9 (31.03%) Node.js
8 9 (31.03%) KnockoutJS
9 7 (24.14%) Functional Programming
9 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
9 7 (24.14%) C++
9 7 (24.14%) Java
10 6 (20.69%) C
10 6 (20.69%) Degree
10 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering

F#
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (13.79%) IIS
2 3 (10.34%) Ethereum
3 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.90%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) PuTTY
1 1 (3.45%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
2 10 (34.48%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (6.90%) Big Data
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
2 9 (31.03%) Octopus Deploy
2 9 (31.03%) Visual Studio
2 9 (31.03%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (10.34%) NUnit
3 3 (10.34%) TeamCity
4 2 (6.90%) GitLab
5 1 (3.45%) Ant
5 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.45%) HP UFT
5 1 (3.45%) JIRA
5 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (3.45%) Selenium
5 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.45%) TestNG
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Front Office
3 2 (6.90%) Legal
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (82.76%) Developer
2 13 (44.83%) .NET Developer
2 13 (44.83%) C# Developer
3 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET Developer
3 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 9 (31.03%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (31.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Python Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Credit Risk Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Angular Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Front Office Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Programmer
8 1 (3.45%) Quantitative Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Quantitative Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Test Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Tester
8 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) .NET
2 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
2 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET Core
2 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (31.03%) KnockoutJS
2 9 (31.03%) Node.js
2 9 (31.03%) ServiceStack
2 9 (31.03%) WCF
3 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.90%) .NET Core
4 2 (6.90%) React
5 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Fintech
2 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (13.79%) Credit Risk
4 3 (10.34%) Bitcoin
4 3 (10.34%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (6.90%) Hedge funds
6 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.45%) Derivative
6 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) Microservices
2 9 (31.03%) MVC
3 7 (24.14%) Functional Programming
4 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
5 4 (13.79%) OO
6 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.34%) Cryptocurrency
7 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (6.90%) ETL
7 2 (6.90%) Information Architecture
7 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.90%) Migration
7 2 (6.90%) OOD
7 2 (6.90%) SDLC
8 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
8 1 (3.45%) Regression Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Scrum
8 1 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) C#
2 10 (34.48%) Python
3 7 (24.14%) C++
3 7 (24.14%) Java
4 6 (20.69%) C
5 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
5 4 (13.79%) SQL
6 3 (10.34%) Erlang
6 3 (10.34%) Haskell
6 3 (10.34%) Scala
7 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.45%) Rust
8 1 (3.45%) Solidity
8 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (37.93%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Google
3 1 (3.45%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.45%) Software AG
3 1 (3.45%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) webMethods