Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 25 February 2018 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 West
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 187 202 217
Rank change year-on-year +15 +15 -
Contract jobs citing F# 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.019% 0.073% 0.016%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.050% 0.18% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
South West median daily rate £300 - £350
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West 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 West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,988 2,226 2,412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.63% 40.86% 38.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,231 1,438 1,554
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £556 £525 £488
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 168 166
South West median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £41.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.75% -4.53% +16.39%
10th Percentile £22.50 £21.98 £25.50
90th Percentile £48.00 £50.00 £52.25
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.94%

F#
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for F# in the South West

F#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for F# in the South West

F#
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 25 February 2018. 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
Bristol - 1 £300 - 1
F#
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for F#.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Software AG
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) webMethods
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) TestNG
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server

F#
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) PuTTY
1 1 (100.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) TestNG
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) API Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Software AG
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) webMethods