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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Task Parallel Library (TPL)
Rank 591 562 579
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +17
Contract jobs citing Task Parallel Library 9 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.024% 0.012%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.058% 0.085% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 5
Average daily rate
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£650 £484 £543
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.29% -10.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £360 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £595 £612
UK excluding London average daily rate - £308 -
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
15459 15268 15752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.81% 28.61% 26.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9792 9812 9695
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 270 375
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
Top 10 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 27 August 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
London -6 9 £650 +34.29%
England -19 9 £650 +34.29%
City of London +22 2 £675 +80.00%
South East - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Glasgow - - - -

Task Parallel Library
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 33 (100.00%) C#
2 28 (84.85%) WPF
3 25 (75.76%) .NET
4 16 (48.48%) Front Office
4 16 (48.48%) Multithreading
5 15 (45.45%) WCF
5 15 (45.45%) TDD
6 13 (39.39%) Unit Testing
7 12 (36.36%) Finance
7 12 (36.36%) Banking
8 11 (33.33%) C++
8 11 (33.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 10 (30.30%) MVVM
9 10 (30.30%) Java
9 10 (30.30%) Degree
10 9 (27.27%) Investment Banking
10 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
10 9 (27.27%) Web Services
11 8 (24.24%) Windows
11 8 (24.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (24.24%) OO
11 8 (24.24%) .NET Framework
12 7 (21.21%) SQL
12 7 (21.21%) XAML
13 6 (18.18%) JMS
13 6 (18.18%) Reactive Extensions
13 6 (18.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
13 6 (18.18%) WF

Task Parallel Library
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) KDB
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.06%) StyleCop
2 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.06%) Ant
2 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.06%) Subversion
2 2 (6.06%) Maven
2 2 (6.06%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) Selenium
3 1 (3.03%) NUnit
General
1 16 (48.48%) Front Office
2 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 12 (36.36%) Banking
3 9 (27.27%) Investment Banking
4 4 (12.12%) Back Office
5 2 (6.06%) Financial Institution
6 1 (3.03%) Retail
6 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (96.97%) Developer
2 22 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 8 (24.24%) WPF Developer
4 7 (21.21%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Front Office Developer
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 3 (9.09%) GUI Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Java Swing Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) C++ Developer
7 1 (3.03%) UI Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (84.85%) WPF
2 25 (75.76%) .NET
3 15 (45.45%) WCF
4 11 (33.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 9 (27.27%) Web Services
6 8 (24.24%) .NET Framework
7 6 (18.18%) JMS
7 6 (18.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 6 (18.18%) Reactive Extensions
7 6 (18.18%) WF
7 6 (18.18%) LINQ
8 4 (12.12%) PLINQ
9 3 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (9.09%) REST
9 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
9 3 (9.09%) SOAP
10 2 (6.06%) J2EE
10 2 (6.06%) XML
10 2 (6.06%) Swing
10 2 (6.06%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 5 (15.15%) Fixed Income
3 5 (15.15%) Equities
4 3 (9.09%) Grid Computing
4 3 (9.09%) Derivative
4 3 (9.09%) Statistics
4 3 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (6.06%) Hedge funds
5 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.03%) Market Risk
6 1 (3.03%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Multithreading
2 15 (45.45%) TDD
3 13 (39.39%) Unit Testing
4 10 (30.30%) MVVM
5 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (24.24%) OO
7 6 (18.18%) Software Architecture
8 5 (15.15%) OOP
8 5 (15.15%) OOD
8 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
9 4 (12.12%) Scrum
9 4 (12.12%) OOA/OOD
9 4 (12.12%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (9.09%) BDD
10 3 (9.09%) MVC
10 3 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
11 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
11 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
11 2 (6.06%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (33.33%) C++
3 10 (30.30%) Java
4 7 (21.21%) SQL
4 7 (21.21%) XAML
5 5 (15.15%) Python
6 4 (12.12%) Perl
6 4 (12.12%) VBA
7 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Degree
2 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) Basel III
2 1 (3.03%) CRD IV
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Syncfusion
2 2 (6.06%) DevExpress
2 2 (6.06%) JBoss
3 1 (3.03%) Telerik