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 3 months to 30 March 2017 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 612
Contract jobs citing Fortran 0 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - - 0.024%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 9
Median daily rate - - £376
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £301
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Fortran is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 18757 20594 19950
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.20% 38.04% 37.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12916 14137 12939
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £557
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 469 411
Median hourly rate £42.49 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.21% +12.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.00 £19.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Fortran
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Fortran as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (50.00%) REXX
1 1 (50.00%) Easytrieve
1 1 (50.00%) JCL
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Temenos Globus
1 1 (50.00%) OpenMP
1 1 (50.00%) Beowulf
1 1 (50.00%) ISPF
1 1 (50.00%) CA Endevor
1 1 (50.00%) Parallel Programming

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Temenos Globus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Easytrieve
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) ISPF
1 1 (50.00%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Beowulf
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Parallel Programming
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL
1 1 (50.00%) JCL
1 1 (50.00%) REXX
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM