The table below looks at the statistics for Task Parallel Library skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Task Parallel Library over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Task Parallel Library (TPL)
Rank 587 571 573
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Contract jobs citing Task Parallel Library 26 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.011% 0.028%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.039% 0.100%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 11
Average daily rate
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£525 £393 £608
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.75% -35.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15771 15204 15018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.02% 28.99% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10491 9867 8994
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 284 376
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.02 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

Task Parallel Library
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Task Parallel Library Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Task Parallel Library
Daily Rate Trend

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

Task Parallel Library Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Task Parallel Library
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Task Parallel Library within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Task Parallel Library Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Task Parallel Library
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Task Parallel Library within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -7 26 £525 +33.75% 1
London +8 20 £525 +33.75% 1
City of London +22 8 £688 +83.33%
North Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
Flintshire - - - -
Queensferry - - - -

Task Parallel Library
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 45 (100.00%) C#
2 40 (88.89%) WPF
3 39 (86.67%) .NET
4 25 (55.56%) Banking
5 24 (53.33%) TDD
6 22 (48.89%) Front Office
7 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (42.22%) SQL
8 19 (42.22%) .NET Framework
9 18 (40.00%) MVVM
10 16 (35.56%) WCF
10 16 (35.56%) Investment Banking
11 15 (33.33%) Finance
11 15 (33.33%) Unit Testing
11 15 (33.33%) Multithreading
12 14 (31.11%) Degree
12 14 (31.11%) Computer Science
12 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
13 13 (28.89%) Reactive Extensions
14 11 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (24.44%) Data Structures
14 11 (24.44%) Algorithms
14 11 (24.44%) LINQ
14 11 (24.44%) Web Services
14 11 (24.44%) Scrum
15 10 (22.22%) Fixed Income
15 10 (22.22%) XAML
15 10 (22.22%) OOD
15 10 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (22.22%) Managed Extensibility Framework

Task Parallel Library
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (4.44%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) Big Data
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.44%) KDB
4 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (15.56%) NUnit
3 5 (11.11%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (11.11%) Moq
4 3 (6.67%) Selenium
5 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 2 (4.44%) StyleCop
5 2 (4.44%) MSTest
5 2 (4.44%) Subversion
5 2 (4.44%) Maven
5 2 (4.44%) JIRA
5 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.44%) Ant
6 1 (2.22%) ProC
General
1 25 (55.56%) Banking
2 22 (48.89%) Front Office
3 16 (35.56%) Investment Banking
4 15 (33.33%) Finance
5 4 (8.89%) Back Office
6 2 (4.44%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
7 1 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (88.89%) Developer
2 23 (51.11%) C# Developer
3 11 (24.44%) WPF Developer
4 9 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Front Office Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Software Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) GUI Developer
5 4 (8.89%) UI Developer
6 3 (6.67%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Lead .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Java Swing Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.44%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) C++ Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) .NET Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (88.89%) WPF
2 39 (86.67%) .NET
3 19 (42.22%) .NET Framework
4 16 (35.56%) WCF
5 13 (28.89%) Reactive Extensions
6 11 (24.44%) LINQ
6 11 (24.44%) Web Services
7 10 (22.22%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 9 (20.00%) JMS
9 7 (15.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 6 (13.33%) WF
11 5 (11.11%) HTML5
11 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (11.11%) AngularJS
11 5 (11.11%) HTML
11 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
12 4 (8.89%) REST
12 4 (8.89%) RESTful
12 4 (8.89%) PLINQ
12 4 (8.89%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Computer Science
2 11 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (24.44%) Data Structures
2 11 (24.44%) Algorithms
3 10 (22.22%) Fixed Income
4 9 (20.00%) Equities
5 7 (15.56%) User Experience
6 6 (13.33%) Mathematics
6 6 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (11.11%) Mobile App
8 4 (8.89%) Hedge funds
8 4 (8.89%) Client/Server
8 4 (8.89%) Derivative
9 3 (6.67%) Grid Computing
9 3 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (4.44%) Mechatronics
10 2 (4.44%) Statistical Arbitrage
11 1 (2.22%) Online Games
11 1 (2.22%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (2.22%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (53.33%) TDD
2 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (40.00%) MVVM
4 15 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 15 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 11 (24.44%) Scrum
6 10 (22.22%) OOD
6 10 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (20.00%) OO
7 9 (20.00%) Software Architecture
8 8 (17.78%) BDD
8 8 (17.78%) OOP
9 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
10 6 (13.33%) MVC
11 4 (8.89%) Image Processing
12 3 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
13 2 (4.44%) CQRS
13 2 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
13 2 (4.44%) Performance Analysis
13 2 (4.44%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (42.22%) SQL
3 10 (22.22%) XAML
4 8 (17.78%) C++
5 7 (15.56%) Java
5 7 (15.56%) T-SQL
6 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
7 5 (11.11%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.44%) Python
8 2 (4.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) Degree
2 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle
2 5 (11.11%) Typemock
3 3 (6.67%) Infragistics
4 2 (4.44%) Syncfusion
4 2 (4.44%) DevExpress