Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Fortran skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fortran over the 6 months to 18 January 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.

Fortran
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 862 865 867
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 -13
Contract jobs citing Fortran 14 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.005% 0.013%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.033% 0.013% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
UK median daily rate £375 £430 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.69% +2.26% +39.77%
10th Percentile £363 £415 £410
90th Percentile £538 £444 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £430 £420
% change year-on-year -12.69% +2.26% +39.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
UK median hourly rate £29.00 £34.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.94% -37.27% -
10th Percentile £26.70 £33.25 £42.85
90th Percentile £30.80 £35.75 £55.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year - -37.27% -

Fortran is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 42,225 39,668 41,328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.10% 40.82% 38.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,782 27,236 28,048
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £308 £289 £275
90th Percentile £638 £600 £591
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 756 867 1,054
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £16.56 £14.75 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.20 £51.11
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

Fortran
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Fortran as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Fortran in the UK

Fortran
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Fortran.

Contractor daily rate trend for Fortran in the UK

Fortran
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fortran over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Fortran in the UK

Fortran
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fortran.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fortran in the UK

Fortran
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fortran within the UK over the 6 months to 18 January 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
England +14 14 £375 -12.69% 8
UK excluding London +7 10 £375 -12.69% 8
North of England +43 6 £550 +28.06% 2
North West - 6 £550 - 1
London -25 4 - -
South East - 3 £375 - 4
South West +13 1 £375 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Fortran also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Fortran.

1 13 (92.86%) C++
2 10 (71.43%) C
3 7 (50.00%) Unix
3 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 6 (42.86%) OpenVMS
4 6 (42.86%) XML
4 6 (42.86%) CMS
5 5 (35.71%) IDMS
6 4 (28.57%) TPMS
6 4 (28.57%) VME
6 4 (28.57%) WordPress
6 4 (28.57%) Content Management
6 4 (28.57%) Fujitsu
6 4 (28.57%) JIRA
6 4 (28.57%) Refactoring
6 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
6 4 (28.57%) Python
6 4 (28.57%) Pascal
6 4 (28.57%) CSS
6 4 (28.57%) COBOL
6 4 (28.57%) HTML
6 4 (28.57%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (28.57%) Sitecore
6 4 (28.57%) Confluence
6 4 (28.57%) Data Analytics
6 4 (28.57%) Analytics
6 4 (28.57%) LaTeX
6 4 (28.57%) Sphinx

Fortran
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 6 (42.86%) CMS
2 4 (28.57%) Confluence
2 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 4 (28.57%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (28.57%) TPMS
2 4 (28.57%) WordPress
3 3 (21.43%) Apache
4 1 (7.14%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) LaTeX
2 3 (21.43%) Camtasia
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Kerberos
1 3 (21.43%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) IDMS
2 3 (21.43%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) DB2
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) PVCS
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
1 4 (28.57%) Author
1 4 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
1 4 (28.57%) Technical Author
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Junior
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Scripter
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Support
4 1 (7.14%) Presales Solution Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Support
4 1 (7.14%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Unix Support
4 1 (7.14%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) XML
2 4 (28.57%) CSS
2 4 (28.57%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) Sphinx
3 3 (21.43%) LAMP
4 2 (14.29%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Grid Computing
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
1 7 (50.00%) Unix
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) OpenVMS
3 4 (28.57%) VME
4 3 (21.43%) CentOS
4 3 (21.43%) Mac OS X
4 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Analytics
1 4 (28.57%) Content Management
1 4 (28.57%) Data Analytics
1 4 (28.57%) Refactoring
2 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) Task Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Information Governance
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Presales
4 1 (7.14%) Source Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) C++
2 10 (71.43%) C
3 7 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (28.57%) COBOL
4 4 (28.57%) Pascal
4 4 (28.57%) Python
5 3 (21.43%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) Java
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
7 1 (7.14%) JCL
7 1 (7.14%) Perl
7 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Cobbler
1 3 (21.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Fujitsu
1 4 (28.57%) Sitecore
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) CA
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Unisys