Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 2019 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
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 531 620 591
Rank change year-on-year +89 -29 +15
Contract jobs citing F# 41 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.029% 0.050%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.23% 0.057% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 13 19
London median daily rate £525 £500 £580
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -13.79% +22.11%
10th Percentile £500 £413 £364
90th Percentile £694 £525 £655
England median daily rate £525 £453 £425
% change year-on-year +16.02% +6.47% +13.33%
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 18,198 22,684 21,185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 47.27% 50.25% 48.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,741 17,268 15,850
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £340
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 145 145
London median hourly rate £45.25 £39.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.03% +9.86% +18.33%
10th Percentile £20.95 £18.00 £17.45
90th Percentile £61.00 £62.77 £52.30
England median hourly rate £44.96 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.41% +5.63% +6.67%

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 23 September 2019.

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 23 September 2019. 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 +22 2 £475 +11.76% 11
F#
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for F#.

1 31 (75.61%) C#
2 27 (65.85%) .NET
2 27 (65.85%) TDD
3 23 (56.10%) RabbitMQ
3 23 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (56.10%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (51.22%) Functional Programming
5 19 (46.34%) NoSQL
5 19 (46.34%) SQL
6 18 (43.90%) C++
6 18 (43.90%) Middleware
6 18 (43.90%) NUnit
6 18 (43.90%) Derivative
6 18 (43.90%) FIX Protocol
6 18 (43.90%) AMQP
6 18 (43.90%) Kafka
6 18 (43.90%) Protocol Buffers
6 18 (43.90%) Apache Avro
6 18 (43.90%) Reactive Extensions
6 18 (43.90%) SpecFlow
6 18 (43.90%) CQRS
6 18 (43.90%) Proprietary Trading
7 9 (21.95%) DevOps
7 9 (21.95%) Java
7 9 (21.95%) JavaScript
7 9 (21.95%) Python
8 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (17.07%) Scala
9 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
9 7 (17.07%) Microservices

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 5 (12.20%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) AWS
2 3 (7.32%) Azure
3 2 (4.88%) GitHub
4 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.44%) GCP
4 1 (2.44%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 18 (43.90%) AMQP
2 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (56.10%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (46.34%) NoSQL
3 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
4 5 (12.20%) Aerospike
4 5 (12.20%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (43.90%) NUnit
1 18 (43.90%) SpecFlow
2 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
1 3 (7.32%) Financial Institution
1 3 (7.32%) Games
2 2 (4.88%) Banking
2 2 (4.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (78.05%) Developer
2 25 (60.98%) C# Developer
3 24 (58.54%) .NET Developer
3 24 (58.54%) C# .NET Developer
4 19 (46.34%) F# Developer
5 18 (43.90%) NoSQL Developer
6 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (12.20%) C# Software Engineer
7 5 (12.20%) Open Source Engineer
7 5 (12.20%) Software Engineer
8 4 (9.76%) .NET Developer - Fintech
8 4 (9.76%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (9.76%) Senior Developer
9 3 (7.32%) Java Developer
9 3 (7.32%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (7.32%) Software Developer
10 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (4.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
10 2 (4.88%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (65.85%) .NET
2 23 (56.10%) RabbitMQ
3 18 (43.90%) Apache Avro
3 18 (43.90%) FIX Protocol
3 18 (43.90%) Kafka
3 18 (43.90%) Middleware
3 18 (43.90%) Protocol Buffers
3 18 (43.90%) Reactive Extensions
4 7 (17.07%) AngularJS
5 6 (14.63%) .NET Core
5 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET
5 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (12.20%) HTML
6 5 (12.20%) HTML5
6 5 (12.20%) Node.js
6 5 (12.20%) React
6 5 (12.20%) RESTful
7 4 (9.76%) CSS
7 4 (9.76%) jQuery
8 3 (7.32%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 18 (43.90%) Derivative
2 5 (12.20%) Public Cloud
3 4 (9.76%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (7.32%) User Experience
5 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.88%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (65.85%) TDD
2 23 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (51.22%) Functional Programming
4 18 (43.90%) CQRS
4 18 (43.90%) Proprietary Trading
5 9 (21.95%) DevOps
6 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (17.07%) Microservices
8 6 (14.63%) MVC
8 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
8 6 (14.63%) Web Application Development
9 5 (12.20%) Analytics
9 5 (12.20%) Fintech
9 5 (12.20%) OO
9 5 (12.20%) Open Source
9 5 (12.20%) Scrum
10 4 (9.76%) OOD
10 4 (9.76%) OOP
11 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
11 3 (7.32%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 31 (75.61%) C#
2 19 (46.34%) SQL
3 18 (43.90%) C++
4 9 (21.95%) Java
4 9 (21.95%) JavaScript
4 9 (21.95%) Python
5 7 (17.07%) Scala
6 3 (7.32%) Go
6 3 (7.32%) Haskell
7 2 (4.88%) ML
8 1 (2.44%) Ruby
8 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.44%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
1 2 (4.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Docker
2 2 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Terraform
2 1 (2.44%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.44%) Rancher