The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Task Parallel Library (TPL)
Rank 191 217 222
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +5
Contract jobs citing Task Parallel Library 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.069% 0.028% 0.026%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.096% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate
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£625 £468 £568
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.68% -17.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £382 £542
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £554 £594
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 - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1688 2094 2194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.27% 29.57% 28.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1260 1612 1717
Average daily rate £438 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 15
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
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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 28 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) WCF
3 4 (66.67%) LINQ
3 4 (66.67%) Front Office
4 3 (50.00%) Banking
4 3 (50.00%) .NET
4 3 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (50.00%) Grid Computing
5 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 2 (33.33%) WPF
5 2 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (33.33%) Middleware
5 2 (33.33%) Derivative
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
6 1 (16.67%) TDD
6 1 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
6 1 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) VBA
6 1 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (16.67%) OO
6 1 (16.67%) Market Risk
6 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (16.67%) Basel III
6 1 (16.67%) ReMetrica
6 1 (16.67%) CRD IV

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (16.67%) ReMetrica
General
1 4 (66.67%) Front Office
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) WCF
2 4 (66.67%) LINQ
3 3 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) Middleware
4 2 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Grid Computing
2 2 (33.33%) Derivative
2 2 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Basel III
1 1 (16.67%) CRD IV