The table below looks at the statistics for Task Parallel Library skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Task Parallel Library over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Task Parallel Library (TPL)
Rank 196 227 -
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -
Contract jobs citing Task Parallel Library 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.035% 0.041% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£625 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 -
% change year-on-year
+5.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1708 2204 2248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.53% 29.92% 28.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1262 1685 1755
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 12
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +4.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Task Parallel Library
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Task Parallel Library across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Task Parallel Library Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Task Parallel Library
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Task Parallel Library across the City of London region.

Task Parallel Library Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Task Parallel Library
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Task Parallel Library also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Task Parallel Library.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) WCF
2 5 (71.43%) Front Office
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) Banking
3 4 (57.14%) LINQ
4 3 (42.86%) WPF
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Grid Computing
4 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
4 3 (42.86%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) Derivative
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (28.57%) Middleware
6 1 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) VBA
6 1 (14.29%) XAML
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (14.29%) Windows
6 1 (14.29%) OOP
6 1 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (14.29%) OO
6 1 (14.29%) JMS
6 1 (14.29%) OOD
6 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
6 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking

Task Parallel Library
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Task Parallel Library also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Task Parallel Library. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) ReMetrica
General
1 5 (71.43%) Front Office
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) GUI Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) WCF
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) LINQ
3 3 (42.86%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (42.86%) WPF
4 2 (28.57%) Middleware
5 1 (14.29%) Reactive Extensions
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Grid Computing
2 2 (28.57%) Derivative
2 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) MVVM
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) OOD
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
2 1 (14.29%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Basel III
1 1 (14.29%) CRD IV