Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 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#
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 600 580 577
Rank change year-on-year -20 -3 -1
Contract jobs citing F# 34 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.074% 0.060% 0.053%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 23 25
London median daily rate £500 £450 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -25.00% +17.07%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £488
90th Percentile £650 £540 £650
England median daily rate £450 £448 £550
% change year-on-year +0.56% -18.64% +7.32%
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 22484 20043 20414
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.64% 44.63% 43.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 17032 14992 15212
London median daily rate £500 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +3.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £304
90th Percentile £667 £633 £638
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 113 145
London median hourly rate £35.91 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.59% +40.00% -14.50%
10th Percentile £18.02 £16.70 £13.70
90th Percentile £52.45 £57.38 £52.17
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +25.00%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 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
Central London -1 9 £578 +10.00% 4
East London - 1 £650 -
F#
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 London region with a requirement for F#.

1 28 (82.35%) C#
2 16 (47.06%) .NET
3 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (32.35%) Python
4 11 (32.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
5 10 (29.41%) Finance
5 10 (29.41%) Docker
6 9 (26.47%) Functional Programming
6 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
7 8 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (23.53%) Node.js
7 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET
7 8 (23.53%) C++
7 8 (23.53%) Microservices
7 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2016
8 7 (20.59%) Fintech
8 7 (20.59%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET Core
8 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio
8 7 (20.59%) MVC
8 7 (20.59%) KnockoutJS
8 7 (20.59%) AngularJS
8 7 (20.59%) ServiceStack
8 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (20.59%) WCF
9 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
9 6 (17.65%) Haskell
9 6 (17.65%) JavaScript

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 2 (5.88%) Ethereum
1 2 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
1 1 (2.94%) PuTTY
1 1 (2.94%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (8.82%) Big Data
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (5.88%) RavenDB
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.94%) CouchDB
5 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
2 8 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (20.59%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio
3 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (8.82%) NUnit
4 3 (8.82%) TeamCity
5 2 (5.88%) GitLab
6 1 (2.94%) Ant
6 1 (2.94%) CircleCI
6 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.94%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.94%) JIRA
6 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.94%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (2.94%) Selenium
6 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.94%) TestNG
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Front Office
3 3 (8.82%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Legal
4 2 (5.88%) Retail
5 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (79.41%) Developer
2 16 (47.06%) C# Developer
3 10 (29.41%) .NET Developer
4 8 (23.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 7 (20.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (17.65%) F# Developer
7 4 (11.76%) Python Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Analyst
8 3 (8.82%) Angular Developer
9 2 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (5.88%) Credit Risk Developer
9 2 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (5.88%) Quantitative Developer
10 1 (2.94%) C++ Quantitative Developer
10 1 (2.94%) Quantitative Analyst
10 1 (2.94%) Technical Test Analyst
10 1 (2.94%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (47.06%) .NET
2 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET
2 8 (23.53%) Node.js
3 7 (20.59%) AngularJS
3 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET Core
3 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (20.59%) KnockoutJS
3 7 (20.59%) ServiceStack
3 7 (20.59%) WCF
4 4 (11.76%) CSS
4 4 (11.76%) HTML
4 4 (11.76%) jQuery
4 4 (11.76%) React
5 2 (5.88%) .NET Core
5 2 (5.88%) HTML5
5 2 (5.88%) Web Services
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.94%) Browserify
6 1 (2.94%) Polymer
6 1 (2.94%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Fintech
2 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
3 4 (11.76%) Derivative
4 3 (8.82%) Algorithms
4 3 (8.82%) Credit Risk
5 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.88%) Bitcoin
5 2 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (5.88%) NHS
6 1 (2.94%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (2.94%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.94%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) Functional Programming
3 8 (23.53%) Microservices
4 7 (20.59%) MVC
5 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 5 (14.71%) Mathematics
6 5 (14.71%) Multithreading
6 5 (14.71%) OO
7 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (11.76%) ETL
8 3 (8.82%) TDD
8 3 (8.82%) Workflow
9 2 (5.88%) Front End Development
9 2 (5.88%) Information Architecture
9 2 (5.88%) Migration
9 2 (5.88%) Monte Carlo Method
9 2 (5.88%) OOD
9 2 (5.88%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (82.35%) C#
2 11 (32.35%) Python
3 8 (23.53%) C++
4 6 (17.65%) Haskell
4 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 5 (14.71%) Java
5 5 (14.71%) Scala
5 5 (14.71%) SQL
6 3 (8.82%) C
6 3 (8.82%) Erlang
7 2 (5.88%) OCaml
7 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.88%) VBA
8 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.94%) PHP
8 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.94%) Ruby
8 1 (2.94%) Rust
8 1 (2.94%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.94%) ISEB
3 1 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) Docker
2 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Ansible
2 1 (2.94%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) Google
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) HP
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.94%) Software AG
3 1 (2.94%) VMware
3 1 (2.94%) webMethods