Period
to 18 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 18 July 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 > South East
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 352 340 332
Rank change year-on-year -12 -8 +36
Contract jobs citing F# 8 44 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.054% 0.26% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.66% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 24 21
South East median daily rate £448 £364 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.02% -7.91% +5.33%
10th Percentile £414 £321 £313
90th Percentile £544 £536 £475
England median daily rate £525 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East 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 the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5,465 6,716 5,499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 36.72% 39.37% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,403 4,107 3,350
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £308 £288
90th Percentile £588 £563 £538
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 210 172
South East median hourly rate £46.50 £42.50 £43.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.41% -1.73% +8.13%
10th Percentile £21.25 £18.75 £16.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.75 £61.32
England median hourly rate £43.50 £41.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year +4.82% - +10.67%

F#
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing F# as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for F# in the South East

F#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for F# in the South East

F#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing F# in the South East over the 6 months to 18 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for F# in the South East

F#
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F# within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 July 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
Hampshire -21 5 £438 +20.69% 1
Thames Valley +23 3 £538 +22.51% 4
Berkshire -11 3 £538 +22.51%
F#
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 South East region with a requirement for F#.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (62.50%) Selenium
3 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) ISEB
3 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
3 5 (62.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 5 (62.50%) RESTful
3 5 (62.50%) WebDriver
3 5 (62.50%) Mocha
3 5 (62.50%) User Stories
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
3 5 (62.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (62.50%) System Integration Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Chai
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (50.00%) HP ALM
4 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server

F#
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
2 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Mocha
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle APEX
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
1 5 (62.50%) WebDriver
2 4 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) DevSecOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) F# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (62.50%) Chai
3 5 (62.50%) RESTful
3 5 (62.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) .NET Core
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (62.50%) Requirements Analysis
1 5 (62.50%) System Integration Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
1 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
1 5 (62.50%) User Stories
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (25.00%) Security Operations
5 1 (12.50%) API Development
5 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (12.50%) DevSecOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ISEB
1 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
1 5 (62.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) HP ALM
2 2 (25.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (12.50%) MIIS
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Qualys