The first table below looks at the demand 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 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.

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 575 560 579
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +19
Contract jobs citing Task Parallel Library 19 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.020% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.070% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £492 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.78% +6.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £355 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £605 £581
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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15090 14302 15031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.58% 27.98% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9690 9078 9190
Average daily rate £375 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 285 369
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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
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 31 July 2014.

Task Parallel Library Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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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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 -20 17 £438 -11.07% 2
London +21 11 £600 +20.00% 2
City of London +26 4 £625 +33.68% 1
Scotland - 2 £375 -
Glasgow - 2 £375 -
South East - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Crawley - - - -

Task Parallel Library
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 31 (100.00%) C#
2 26 (83.87%) WPF
3 24 (77.42%) .NET
4 17 (54.84%) WCF
5 15 (48.39%) Multithreading
6 14 (45.16%) TDD
7 13 (41.94%) Finance
7 13 (41.94%) Front Office
8 11 (35.48%) C++
8 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
8 11 (35.48%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 10 (32.26%) Unit Testing
9 10 (32.26%) Windows
9 10 (32.26%) Java
10 9 (29.03%) OO
10 9 (29.03%) Degree
11 8 (25.81%) Banking
11 8 (25.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (22.58%) SQL
12 7 (22.58%) .NET Framework
13 6 (19.35%) ReMetrica
13 6 (19.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 6 (19.35%) LINQ
13 6 (19.35%) WF
13 6 (19.35%) MVVM
13 6 (19.35%) VBA
13 6 (19.35%) Web Services
13 6 (19.35%) OOA/OOD
13 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (16.13%) Equities

Task Parallel Library
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Business Applications
1 6 (19.35%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (12.90%) KDB
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.45%) StyleCop
2 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.45%) Ant
2 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.45%) Subversion
2 2 (6.45%) Maven
2 2 (6.45%) JIRA
3 1 (3.23%) Selenium
3 1 (3.23%) NUnit
General
1 13 (41.94%) Front Office
1 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 8 (25.81%) Banking
3 5 (16.13%) Investment Banking
4 4 (12.90%) Back Office
5 2 (6.45%) Financial Institution
6 1 (3.23%) Retail
6 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (96.77%) Developer
2 21 (67.74%) C# Developer
3 7 (22.58%) WPF Developer
4 6 (19.35%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Front Office Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Java Swing Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Agile C# Developer
7 1 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) C++ Developer
7 1 (3.23%) GUI Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (83.87%) WPF
2 24 (77.42%) .NET
3 17 (54.84%) WCF
4 11 (35.48%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 7 (22.58%) .NET Framework
6 6 (19.35%) WF
6 6 (19.35%) Web Services
6 6 (19.35%) LINQ
6 6 (19.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (12.90%) PLINQ
8 3 (9.68%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (9.68%) REST
8 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
8 3 (9.68%) SOAP
8 3 (9.68%) JMS
9 2 (6.45%) Middleware
9 2 (6.45%) Spring
9 2 (6.45%) NHibernate
9 2 (6.45%) Silverlight
9 2 (6.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (16.13%) Equities
2 5 (16.13%) Statistics
3 4 (12.90%) Fixed Income
4 3 (9.68%) Grid Computing
4 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
4 3 (9.68%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (9.68%) Derivative
5 2 (6.45%) Hedge funds
6 1 (3.23%) Market Risk
6 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.23%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Multithreading
2 14 (45.16%) TDD
3 10 (32.26%) Unit Testing
4 9 (29.03%) OO
5 6 (19.35%) OOA/OOD
5 6 (19.35%) MVVM
5 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
7 4 (12.90%) Scrum
7 4 (12.90%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (9.68%) MVC
8 3 (9.68%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (9.68%) Software Architecture
9 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
9 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
9 2 (6.45%) OOD
9 2 (6.45%) SOA
9 2 (6.45%) OOP
10 1 (3.23%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (35.48%) C++
3 10 (32.26%) Java
4 7 (22.58%) SQL
5 6 (19.35%) VBA
6 5 (16.13%) Python
6 5 (16.13%) XAML
7 4 (12.90%) Perl
8 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Degree
2 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
2 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) Basel III
2 1 (3.23%) CRD IV
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Syncfusion
2 2 (6.45%) DevExpress
2 2 (6.45%) JBoss
3 1 (3.23%) Telerik
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Huxley Associates
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