Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 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 West
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 223 194 196
Rank change year-on-year -29 +2 +25
Contract jobs citing F# 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.031% 0.019% 0.076%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.077% 0.049% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
South West median daily rate - £300 -
England median daily rate £525 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -7.69%
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 2,609 2,024 2,198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 40.73% 38.71% 41.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,694 1,249 1,414
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% -2.67%
10th Percentile £310 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £480 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +1.05% +11.76% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 85 160
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £39.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.26% -1.27% -5.16%
10th Percentile £26.25 £22.20 £21.86
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 22 January 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
Wiltshire - 2 - -
F#
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 West region with a requirement for F#.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (100.00%) Go
1 2 (100.00%) Microservices
1 2 (100.00%) Apigee
1 2 (100.00%) API Development
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Core
1 2 (100.00%) Innovative Thinking

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 2 (100.00%) Apigee
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Core
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) API Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Innovative Thinking
1 2 (100.00%) Microservices
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Go
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Scala