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 1 April 2015 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Task Parallel Library (TPL)
Rank 189 215 197
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -18
Contract jobs citing Task Parallel Library 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.016% 0.049%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 0.052% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £475 £501
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £475 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £375 -
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
1609 1909 1740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.14% 30.06% 28.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1289 1425 1396
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 13
Average hourly rate £27.37 £42.50 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.60% -68.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 1 April 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) WPF
2 10 (83.33%) TDD
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (75.00%) C#
4 8 (66.67%) OO
4 8 (66.67%) WCF
5 7 (58.33%) Finance
5 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (58.33%) Degree
5 7 (58.33%) Mathematics
5 7 (58.33%) MVVM
6 6 (50.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (50.00%) Multithreading
6 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (41.67%) VBA
7 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
7 5 (41.67%) Analytics
8 4 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
8 4 (33.33%) Tableau
8 4 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (33.33%) Release Management
8 4 (33.33%) Statistics
8 4 (33.33%) Derivative
8 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (33.33%) Banking
8 4 (33.33%) Windows
9 3 (25.00%) Infragistics

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (16.67%) ProC
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (8.33%) NUnit
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) ReSharper
2 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Front Office
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 9 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (50.00%) UI Developer
3 6 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 6 (50.00%) Senior Developer
4 5 (41.67%) Senior UI Developer
4 5 (41.67%) UI Programmer
5 3 (25.00%) Architect
6 2 (16.67%) .NET Architect
6 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
7 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) WPF
2 8 (66.67%) WCF
3 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
4 4 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
5 2 (16.67%) Reactive Extensions
6 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (8.33%) HTML
6 1 (8.33%) HTML5
6 1 (8.33%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Mathematics
2 4 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (33.33%) Statistics
2 4 (33.33%) Derivative
3 3 (25.00%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (16.67%) User Experience
5 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (8.33%) Fixed Income
5 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
5 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) TDD
2 8 (66.67%) OO
3 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) MVVM
4 6 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 6 (50.00%) Multithreading
4 6 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (41.67%) Analytics
6 4 (33.33%) Release Management
7 3 (25.00%) SOA
7 3 (25.00%) Memory Management
8 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 1 (8.33%) Data Management
8 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Parallel Programming
8 1 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) VBA
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) PhD
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Tableau
2 3 (25.00%) Infragistics
3 1 (8.33%) Sybase
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Reuters
3 1 (8.33%) Bloomberg
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