Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 June 2020 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
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 229 353 338
Rank change year-on-year +124 -15 -9
Contract jobs citing F# 4 11 38
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.059% 0.075% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% 0.20% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 18
Median daily rate £370 £525 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.52% +45.33% -6.77%
10th Percentile £356 £415 £320
90th Percentile £487 £540 £440
England median daily rate £575 £525 £450
% change year-on-year +9.52% +16.67% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 2,225 5,525 6,290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.72% 37.76% 37.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,414 3,478 3,815
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £306
90th Percentile £600 £588 £563
England median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 164 180
Median hourly rate £41.14 £46.84 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.17% +10.20% -
10th Percentile £18.25 £23.15 £18.98
90th Percentile £60.13 £57.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -18.60% +4.88% -1.20%

F#
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing F# as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing F# in the South East.

Daily rate trend for F# in the South East

F#
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing F# in the South East over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

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 6 June 2020. 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
Thames Valley +73 2 £438 -16.67% 1
Hampshire +65 2 £370 -15.43%
Berkshire +56 1 £525 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £350 - 1
F#
England

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Cypress.io
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Core
3 1 (25.00%) WebdriverIO
3 1 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) NeoLoad
3 1 (25.00%) Docker
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) PuTTY
3 1 (25.00%) WinSCP

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 2 (50.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
1 1 (25.00%) PuTTY
1 1 (25.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) Ant
2 1 (25.00%) Cypress.io
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (25.00%) NeoLoad
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (25.00%) TestNG
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) F# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Core
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) WebdriverIO
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) API Development
2 1 (25.00%) API Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) SDET
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) MIIS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Software AG
2 1 (25.00%) VMware