The first table below looks at the demand for Task Parallel Library skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 18 April 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Task Parallel Library (TPL)
Rank 401 383 401
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +18
Contract jobs citing Task Parallel Library 11 6 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.045% 0.028% 0.079%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.096% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 17
Average daily rate £450 £368 £536
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.36% -31.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £336 £472
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £568 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7080 6238 7719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.26% 28.87% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5091 4525 5117
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 63 75
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £163.00 £54.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Task Parallel Library
England

Task Parallel Library
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Task Parallel Library Jobs Demand Trend in London

Task Parallel Library
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Task Parallel Library Daily Rate Trend in London

Task Parallel Library
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Task Parallel Library across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Task Parallel Library Daily Rate Histogram in London

Task Parallel Library
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 20 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (95.00%) .NET
3 17 (85.00%) WCF
4 12 (60.00%) TDD
5 11 (55.00%) Unit Testing
5 11 (55.00%) Multithreading
6 10 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
6 10 (50.00%) Finance
6 10 (50.00%) Web Services
7 9 (45.00%) NUnit
8 8 (40.00%) REST
8 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
8 8 (40.00%) WPF
8 8 (40.00%) SOAP
9 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
9 7 (35.00%) Windows
9 7 (35.00%) LINQ
9 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (30.00%) Degree
10 6 (30.00%) ReMetrica
10 6 (30.00%) Inversion of Control
10 6 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (30.00%) OO
10 6 (30.00%) VBA
11 5 (25.00%) SQL
11 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 5 (25.00%) Statistics
11 5 (25.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (25.00%) Unity DI Container

Task Parallel Library
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (30.00%) ReMetrica
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) NUnit
2 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (20.00%) JIRA
3 4 (20.00%) XMLUnit
3 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (10.00%) MSTest
4 2 (10.00%) Moq
4 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (10.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (5.00%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 17 (85.00%) C# Developer
3 10 (50.00%) .NET Developer
4 9 (45.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Agile .NET Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) WPF Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) .NET
2 17 (85.00%) WCF
3 10 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
3 10 (50.00%) Web Services
4 8 (40.00%) REST
4 8 (40.00%) WPF
4 8 (40.00%) SOAP
5 7 (35.00%) LINQ
6 5 (25.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 5 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
7 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 4 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (20.00%) Ninject
7 4 (20.00%) XML
8 2 (10.00%) MSMQ
8 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
8 2 (10.00%) WinForms
8 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.00%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) TDD
2 11 (55.00%) Unit Testing
2 11 (55.00%) Multithreading
3 6 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
3 6 (30.00%) OO
4 4 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) UML
5 2 (10.00%) Pair Programming
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) MVC
5 2 (10.00%) Workflow
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) VBA
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) CRD IV
1 1 (5.00%) Basel III
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Typemock
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