Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 341 359 354
Rank change year-on-year +18 -5 -14
Contract jobs citing F# 8 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.058% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.30% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 10
South East median daily rate £430 £395 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.86% -3.66% +17.14%
10th Percentile £356 £325 £310
90th Percentile £449 £538 £476
England median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +20.00%
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 5,026 6,656 5,738
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 36.27% 40.41% 35.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,095 4,242 3,563
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £312 £290
90th Percentile £588 £575 £544
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 197 173
South East median hourly rate £45.50 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £22.08 £21.65 £17.00
90th Percentile £72.50 £52.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £44.51 £42.27 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.30% +5.66% +6.67%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +1 8 £430 +18.62%
F#
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 8 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 8 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (87.50%) HP ALM
2 7 (87.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (87.50%) Test Strategy
2 7 (87.50%) HP
2 7 (87.50%) HP UFT
3 5 (62.50%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Mocha
3 5 (62.50%) User Stories
3 5 (62.50%) WebDriver
3 5 (62.50%) RESTful
3 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
3 5 (62.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
3 5 (62.50%) Chai

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%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) PuTTY
1 3 (37.50%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (25.00%) Big Data
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
2 7 (87.50%) HP UFT
2 7 (87.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (62.50%) Mocha
3 5 (62.50%) WebDriver
4 3 (37.50%) Ant
4 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
4 3 (37.50%) LoadRunner
4 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
4 3 (37.50%) SpecFlow
4 3 (37.50%) TestNG
General
1 3 (37.50%) Public Sector
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
2 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
2 5 (62.50%) Chai
2 5 (62.50%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) Test Strategy
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (62.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 5 (62.50%) User Stories
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (37.50%) API Testing
5 3 (37.50%) BDD
5 3 (37.50%) Code Coverage
5 3 (37.50%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (37.50%) Exploratory Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Migration
5 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Cloud Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
1 8 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
3 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (37.50%) Software AG
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) webMethods