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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Task Parallel Library (TPL)
Rank 577 557 517
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -40
Contract jobs citing Task Parallel Library 10 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.018% 0.031%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.071% 0.065% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 8
Average daily rate
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£425 £365 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% -25.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £275 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 -
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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
14092 13775 12340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.80% 27.14% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9244 8596 7738
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 264 304
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.78 £15.98 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.70 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 3 March 2015.

Task Parallel Library Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Task Parallel Library
Top 3 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 3 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 10 £425 +16.43% 1
London +9 9 £425 +25.92% 1
City of London +17 8 £425 -10.52%

Task Parallel Library
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 40 (100.00%) .NET
2 35 (87.50%) C#
3 34 (85.00%) WPF
4 29 (72.50%) TDD
5 21 (52.50%) SQL Server
6 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (47.50%) .NET Framework
7 19 (47.50%) WCF
7 19 (47.50%) SQL
8 18 (45.00%) Banking
9 17 (42.50%) Finance
10 16 (40.00%) Degree
11 15 (37.50%) MVVM
12 13 (32.50%) OO
12 13 (32.50%) Mathematics
12 13 (32.50%) Multithreading
13 11 (27.50%) Front Office
13 11 (27.50%) Windows
14 10 (25.00%) Visual Studio
14 10 (25.00%) Computer Science
14 10 (25.00%) Reactive Extensions
15 9 (22.50%) LINQ
15 9 (22.50%) Scrum
15 9 (22.50%) NUnit
16 8 (20.00%) Investment Banking
16 8 (20.00%) Fixed Income
16 8 (20.00%) Infragistics
16 8 (20.00%) T-SQL
16 8 (20.00%) Oracle
16 8 (20.00%) Derivative

Task Parallel Library
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 1 (2.50%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (52.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (10.00%) Big Data
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 9 (22.50%) NUnit
3 6 (15.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 6 (15.00%) Moq
4 5 (12.50%) ProC
5 3 (7.50%) Subversion
6 2 (5.00%) JIRA
6 2 (5.00%) Selenium
6 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 2 (5.00%) MSTest
7 1 (2.50%) FxCop
7 1 (2.50%) StyleCop
7 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.50%) ReSharper
General
1 18 (45.00%) Banking
2 17 (42.50%) Finance
3 11 (27.50%) Front Office
4 8 (20.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (80.00%) Developer
2 15 (37.50%) C# Developer
3 12 (30.00%) .NET Developer
4 8 (20.00%) UI Developer
4 8 (20.00%) WPF Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Senior Developer
6 5 (12.50%) UI Programmer
6 5 (12.50%) Senior UI Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Architect
7 4 (10.00%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Lead Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Architect
8 2 (5.00%) .NET Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Leader
8 2 (5.00%) .NET Software Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Lead .NET Developer
8 2 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Lead Architect
9 1 (2.50%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (100.00%) .NET
2 34 (85.00%) WPF
3 19 (47.50%) WCF
3 19 (47.50%) .NET Framework
4 10 (25.00%) Reactive Extensions
5 9 (22.50%) LINQ
6 8 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
7 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (10.00%) AngularJS
8 4 (10.00%) HTML5
8 4 (10.00%) HTML
8 4 (10.00%) Web Services
9 3 (7.50%) JMS
9 3 (7.50%) RESTful
10 2 (5.00%) Silverlight
10 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
10 2 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (5.00%) REST
11 1 (2.50%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Mathematics
2 10 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 8 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
3 8 (20.00%) Fixed Income
3 8 (20.00%) Derivative
4 7 (17.50%) Equities
5 6 (15.00%) Equity Derivative
5 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (12.50%) Data Structures
6 5 (12.50%) Algorithms
7 4 (10.00%) Statistics
7 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
7 4 (10.00%) User Experience
8 3 (7.50%) Client/Server
9 2 (5.00%) Mechatronics
9 2 (5.00%) Hedge funds
9 2 (5.00%) Statistical Arbitrage
9 2 (5.00%) Online Games
10 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
10 1 (2.50%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (72.50%) TDD
2 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (37.50%) MVVM
4 13 (32.50%) Multithreading
4 13 (32.50%) OO
5 9 (22.50%) Scrum
6 6 (15.00%) OOA/OOD
6 6 (15.00%) OOD
6 6 (15.00%) SOA
6 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (15.00%) Release Management
6 6 (15.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (15.00%) Memory Management
7 5 (12.50%) BDD
7 5 (12.50%) Analytics
8 4 (10.00%) Image Processing
8 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.00%) MVC
9 3 (7.50%) OOP
9 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (87.50%) C#
2 19 (47.50%) SQL
3 8 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (15.00%) PL/SQL
5 5 (12.50%) VBA
6 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.50%) XAML
8 2 (5.00%) Java
9 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) VCP4
2 1 (2.50%) PhD
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Oracle
1 8 (20.00%) Infragistics
2 6 (15.00%) Typemock
3 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.00%) Tableau
5 2 (5.00%) Sybase
5 2 (5.00%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.50%) Calypso
6 1 (2.50%) Reuters
6 1 (2.50%) Syncfusion
6 1 (2.50%) DevExpress