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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 400 433 397
Rank change year-on-year +33 -36  
Contract jobs citing F# 8 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.041% 0.027% 0.042%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.089% 0.063% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 2
Median daily rate £450 £475 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +13.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £385 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £475 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 -
% change year-on-year +21.42% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £11.00 -

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 London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 9001 9542 8902
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 46.01% 42.51% 41.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6687 7177 6436
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 52 46
Median hourly rate £45.00 £31.00 £25.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.16% +20.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.65 £17.50 £19.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

F#
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for F# in London

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) C#
3 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (40.00%) Java
4 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (35.00%) SQL
5 7 (35.00%) .NET
6 6 (30.00%) Scala
7 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 5 (25.00%) JIRA
7 5 (25.00%) QA
7 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (25.00%) OO
7 5 (25.00%) OOD
7 5 (25.00%) Finance
7 5 (25.00%) Functional Programming
8 4 (20.00%) Ansible
8 4 (20.00%) DevOps
8 4 (20.00%) Fixed Income
8 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (20.00%) HTML
8 4 (20.00%) Ant
8 4 (20.00%) CSS
8 4 (20.00%) jQuery
8 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 4 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (15.00%) Clojure
9 3 (15.00%) BDD

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 (10.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) PuTTY
1 1 (5.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) KDB
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (25.00%) JIRA
2 4 (20.00%) Ant
2 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (15.00%) Gradle
3 3 (15.00%) Maven
4 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (5.00%) Selenium
4 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.00%) TestNG
4 1 (5.00%) Toad
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Front Office
2 3 (15.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Angular Developer
3 4 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) F# Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Engineering Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Software Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (20.00%) CSS
3 4 (20.00%) HTML
3 4 (20.00%) jQuery
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (10.00%) HTML5
5 2 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (10.00%) Node.js
5 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.00%) Breeze.js
6 1 (5.00%) D3.js
6 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
6 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (5.00%) RESTful
6 1 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Fixed Income
2 3 (15.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (15.00%) Data Structures
2 3 (15.00%) Derivative
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) Equities
3 2 (10.00%) Fintech
3 2 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (10.00%) NHS
3 2 (10.00%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (5.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (25.00%) Functional Programming
3 5 (25.00%) OO
3 5 (25.00%) OOD
4 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (20.00%) DevOps
5 3 (15.00%) ATDD
5 3 (15.00%) BDD
5 3 (15.00%) Complexity Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.00%) MVC
5 3 (15.00%) TDD
5 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.00%) Analytics
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
6 2 (10.00%) OOP
6 2 (10.00%) SDLC
6 2 (10.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) C#
2 8 (40.00%) Java
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
4 6 (30.00%) Scala
5 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.00%) Clojure
6 3 (15.00%) Go
6 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (15.00%) Rust
7 2 (10.00%) C++
7 2 (10.00%) Haskell
7 2 (10.00%) VBA
8 1 (5.00%) C
8 1 (5.00%) Python
8 1 (5.00%) TypeScript
8 1 (5.00%) VB
8 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Ansible
1 4 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (15.00%) Puppet
3 1 (5.00%) Grafana
3 1 (5.00%) Graphite
3 1 (5.00%) Packer
3 1 (5.00%) Terraform
3 1 (5.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.00%) VMware