Period
to 22 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 June 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 166 -
Rank change year-on-year -23 - -
Contract jobs citing F# 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.061% 0.023% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 0.075% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate £475 - -
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -34.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
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 West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,606 1,332 1,891
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 32.77% 30.90% 33.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,009 859 1,168
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £275 £255 £250
90th Percentile £538 £525 £506
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 38 30
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.36 £32.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.48% +28.00% -6.87%
10th Percentile £17.71 £20.13 £13.23
90th Percentile £48.75 £73.13 £39.05
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +7.79% +10.00%

F#
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F# within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 June 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
Coventry - 3 £475 -
Birmingham -13 1 £500 -
F#
England

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

1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Google
1 3 (100.00%) Haskell
1 3 (100.00%) Erlang
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Groovy
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) Scala
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) Clojure
1 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (100.00%) Node.js
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) Neo4j

F#
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) GitHub
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (100.00%) Neo4j
1 3 (100.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) GitLab
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Full Stack Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Angular Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Backend Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Backend Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) Node.js
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Microservices
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 3 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Clojure
1 3 (100.00%) Erlang
1 3 (100.00%) Groovy
1 3 (100.00%) Haskell
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Scala
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Google