Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 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 > South East
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 336 365 -
Rank change year-on-year +29 - -
Contract jobs citing F# 32 26 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.20% 0.14% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.58% 0.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 0
South East median daily rate £395 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% - -
England median daily rate £425 £423 £600
% change year-on-year +0.59% -29.58% +4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
South East median hourly rate - £11.00 -
England 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 the South East with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 5554 6471 6605
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 34.53% 34.81% 33.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3372 4143 4055
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £290 £275 £256
90th Percentile £538 £538 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 238 202
South East median hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.25% +4.58% +2.00%
10th Percentile £16.45 £12.25 £17.28
90th Percentile £61.85 £51.25 £49.95
England median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.33% +7.14% +1.45%

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 27 July 2017.

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 27 July 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
Hampshire +27 28 £400 - 2
Thames Valley -4 2 £325 -27.78%
Buckinghamshire -19 2 £325 -27.78%
Surrey - 1 - - 1
F#
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 South East region with a requirement for F#.

1 30 (93.75%) Test Automation
2 26 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (75.00%) .NET
3 24 (75.00%) Oracle
4 23 (71.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (65.63%) Security Cleared
5 21 (65.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 21 (65.63%) Selenium
5 21 (65.63%) SQL
5 21 (65.63%) Oracle Database
6 20 (62.50%) SpecFlow
6 20 (62.50%) SC Cleared
7 18 (56.25%) Oracle APEX
7 18 (56.25%) HP UFT
8 17 (53.13%) Scrum
8 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
8 17 (53.13%) Oracle Database 10g
8 17 (53.13%) PuTTY
8 17 (53.13%) WinSCP
9 16 (50.00%) Linux
9 16 (50.00%) HP
10 15 (46.88%) Test Scripting
10 15 (46.88%) TeamCity
10 15 (46.88%) Defect Tracking
11 14 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
11 14 (43.75%) Windows
11 14 (43.75%) SharePoint
11 14 (43.75%) C#
12 13 (40.63%) Migration
12 13 (40.63%) Microsoft Azure

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:

Application Platforms
1 14 (43.75%) SharePoint
2 8 (25.00%) IIS
3 4 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (25.00%) IaaS
2 8 (25.00%) PaaS
3 1 (3.13%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (53.13%) PuTTY
1 17 (53.13%) WinSCP
2 5 (15.63%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (65.63%) Oracle Database
1 21 (65.63%) Oracle Database 11g
2 17 (53.13%) Oracle Database 10g
2 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
3 14 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (28.13%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 7 (21.88%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (18.75%) Oracle OWB
7 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (12.50%) GIS
9 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
10 1 (3.13%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 23 (71.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (65.63%) Selenium
3 20 (62.50%) SpecFlow
4 18 (56.25%) HP UFT
4 18 (56.25%) Oracle APEX
5 15 (46.88%) TeamCity
6 12 (37.50%) Toad
7 10 (31.25%) Jenkins
8 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
8 9 (28.13%) webpack
9 8 (25.00%) Moq
9 8 (25.00%) MSTest
10 6 (18.75%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio
11 5 (15.63%) Ant
11 5 (15.63%) Eclipse
11 5 (15.63%) TestNG
12 4 (12.50%) LoadRunner
12 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
12 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (12.50%) Publishing
2 2 (6.25%) Electronics
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Tester
2 9 (28.13%) Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Automation Tester
4 5 (15.63%) .NET Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) ETL Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (3.13%) .NET Architect
7 1 (3.13%) F# Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (75.00%) .NET
2 12 (37.50%) Web Services
2 12 (37.50%) XML
3 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET
4 9 (28.13%) React
4 9 (28.13%) WCF
5 8 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 8 (25.00%) Ajax
5 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 8 (25.00%) OAuth2
5 8 (25.00%) OpenID
5 8 (25.00%) Redux
6 6 (18.75%) REST
7 4 (12.50%) Code First Entity Framework
7 4 (12.50%) Entity Framework
7 4 (12.50%) Swagger
7 4 (12.50%) XML Schema
7 4 (12.50%) XML-RPC
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Linux
2 14 (43.75%) Windows
3 10 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (93.75%) Test Automation
2 26 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (53.13%) Scrum
4 15 (46.88%) Defect Tracking
4 15 (46.88%) Test Scripting
5 13 (40.63%) Migration
6 12 (37.50%) BDD
6 12 (37.50%) ETL
7 10 (31.25%) System Integration Testing
7 10 (31.25%) Test Management
8 9 (28.13%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (28.13%) DevOps
8 9 (28.13%) Integration Testing
8 9 (28.13%) MVC
8 9 (28.13%) Scenario Testing
8 9 (28.13%) TDD
8 9 (28.13%) Test Strategy
9 8 (25.00%) OWASP
9 8 (25.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) SQL
2 14 (43.75%) C#
3 9 (28.13%) ES6
3 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
4 8 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 8 (25.00%) TypeScript
5 7 (21.88%) VB
6 5 (15.63%) Java
7 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
8 3 (9.38%) VBScript
9 1 (3.13%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 21 (65.63%) Security Cleared
2 20 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 9 (28.13%) ISEB
3 9 (28.13%) ISEB Practitioner
3 9 (28.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) vSphere
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (12.50%) Terminal Services
3 4 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) vRealize
2 1 (3.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (75.00%) Oracle
2 16 (50.00%) HP
3 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 12 (37.50%) VMware
4 10 (31.25%) Red Hat
5 6 (18.75%) Remedy
6 4 (12.50%) ESRI
7 2 (6.25%) SAP
8 1 (3.13%) Apple