Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 206 191 202
Rank change year-on-year -15 +11 -
Contract jobs citing F# 5 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.091% 0.20% 0.034%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.23% 0.52% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
South West median daily rate £550 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.67% - -
England median daily rate £450 £428 £400
% change year-on-year +5.26% +6.88% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
South West median hourly rate - - £11.00
England median hourly rate - - £11.00

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 2,183 2,101 2,256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 39.65% 38.60% 38.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,375 1,275 1,422
South West median daily rate £400 £385 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +6.21% -3.33%
10th Percentile £275 £270 £263
90th Percentile £545 £513 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 109 168
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.30% +3.57% +10.89%
10th Percentile £26.75 £30.75 £24.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £53.75 £51.15
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +4.17%

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 17 August 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
Wiltshire +13 4 £550 +57.14% 1
F#
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) Back Office
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Scala
2 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (80.00%) Open Source
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (80.00%) REST
2 4 (80.00%) Sass
2 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (80.00%) TypeScript
2 4 (80.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (80.00%) Microservices
2 4 (80.00%) Mobile Development
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) Veracode
3 3 (60.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (60.00%) Kubernetes
3 3 (60.00%) React
3 3 (60.00%) SonarQube
3 3 (60.00%) Docker
3 3 (60.00%) Artifactory
3 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (60.00%) Kafka
3 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (60.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (60.00%) CloudFront

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 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (60.00%) CloudFront
3 2 (40.00%) npm
3 2 (40.00%) NuGet
3 2 (40.00%) Sauce Labs
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) PuTTY
1 1 (20.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Artifactory
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) SonarQube
1 3 (60.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (40.00%) Bitbucket
2 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) JMeter
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio Code
2 2 (40.00%) WebStorm
3 1 (20.00%) Ant
3 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) TestNG
General
1 4 (80.00%) Back Office
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (80.00%) REST
2 4 (80.00%) Sass
2 4 (80.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (60.00%) Kafka
3 3 (60.00%) React
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) RAML
4 2 (40.00%) Swagger
4 2 (40.00%) YAML
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Microservices
1 4 (80.00%) Mobile Development
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) Open Source
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) SOLID
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) API Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) Scala
1 4 (80.00%) TypeScript
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Docker
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (40.00%) Grafana
2 2 (40.00%) Terraform
3 1 (20.00%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Veracode
2 2 (40.00%) Apigee
2 2 (40.00%) AppDynamics
2 2 (40.00%) Splunk
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Software AG
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) webMethods