Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 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
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 883 891 882
Rank change year-on-year +8 -9 -8
Contract jobs citing Fortran 11 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.006% 0.013%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.025% 0.014% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
UK median daily rate £550 £430 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.06% +2.26% -
10th Percentile £525 £415 £410
90th Percentile £575 £444 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £430 £420
% change year-on-year +28.06% +2.26% -
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 43393 41789 43255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.99% 40.44% 38.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 30441 28679 29356
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
10th Percentile £308 £285 £270
90th Percentile £638 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 782 870 1061
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £39.23 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.98% +4.60% +17.19%
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.43 £14.10
90th Percentile £52.23 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.44 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.43% +5.16% +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 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 6 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 12 December 2017. 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 -10 11 £550 +28.06% 2
UK excluding London +25 7 £550 +28.06% 1
North of England +56 5 £550 +28.06% 1
North West - 5 £550 -
London -9 4 - - 1
South East - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 10 (90.91%) C++
2 7 (63.64%) C
3 6 (54.55%) Unix
3 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
4 4 (36.36%) CSS
4 4 (36.36%) XML
4 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) CMS
4 4 (36.36%) Content Management
4 4 (36.36%) JIRA
4 4 (36.36%) IDMS
4 4 (36.36%) WordPress
4 4 (36.36%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (36.36%) Sitecore
4 4 (36.36%) Confluence
4 4 (36.36%) Data Analytics
4 4 (36.36%) Analytics
4 4 (36.36%) LaTeX
4 4 (36.36%) Sphinx
5 3 (27.27%) Scientific Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Camtasia
5 3 (27.27%) Cobbler
5 3 (27.27%) Puppet
5 3 (27.27%) CentOS
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Fujitsu
5 3 (27.27%) TPMS

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 4 (36.36%) CMS
1 4 (36.36%) Confluence
1 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
1 4 (36.36%) Sitecore CMS
1 4 (36.36%) WordPress
2 3 (27.27%) Apache
2 3 (27.27%) TPMS
3 1 (9.09%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) LaTeX
2 3 (27.27%) Camtasia
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Kerberos
1 3 (27.27%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) IDMS
2 3 (27.27%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) DB2
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Author
1 4 (36.36%) Technical Author
2 3 (27.27%) Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Fortran Developer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) IT Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Junior Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Junior Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Scripter
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Support
3 1 (9.09%) Presales Solution Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Support
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) CSS
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) Sphinx
1 4 (36.36%) XML
2 3 (27.27%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Grid Computing
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
1 6 (54.55%) Unix
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) CentOS
2 3 (27.27%) Mac OS X
2 3 (27.27%) OpenVMS
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Scientific Linux
2 3 (27.27%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Analytics
1 4 (36.36%) Content Management
1 4 (36.36%) Data Analytics
2 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
2 3 (27.27%) Refactoring
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Task Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Information Governance
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C++
2 7 (63.64%) C
3 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
4 3 (27.27%) COBOL
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) Pascal
4 3 (27.27%) Python
5 2 (18.18%) C#
6 1 (9.09%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Cobbler
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Sitecore
2 3 (27.27%) Fujitsu
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) CA
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Unisys