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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Task Parallel Library (TPL)
Rank 611 607 579
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -28
Contract jobs citing Task Parallel Library 14 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.016% 0.025%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.084% 0.057% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £650 £484
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +34.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £610 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £670 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £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
16607 15856 15326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.97% 28.03% 29.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 11290 10074 9835
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 222 265
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 8 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 1 September 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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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 -9 12 £350 -46.15% 6
London -6 5 £350 -46.15% 2
Yorkshire - 4 £300 -
Sheffield - 4 £300 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £300 -
Surrey - 3 £400 -
South East - 3 £400 - 1
Guildford - 1 £400 -

Task Parallel Library
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 30 (93.75%) .NET
2 25 (78.13%) TDD
3 23 (71.88%) C#
4 20 (62.50%) SQL
5 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (59.38%) WPF
6 18 (56.25%) .NET Framework
6 18 (56.25%) SQL Server
7 15 (46.88%) Reactive Extensions
7 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (40.63%) WCF
9 12 (37.50%) MVC
9 12 (37.50%) Scrum
9 12 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (34.38%) Multithreading
10 11 (34.38%) Unity DI Container
10 11 (34.38%) Big Data
11 10 (31.25%) NoSQL
11 10 (31.25%) MVVM
11 10 (31.25%) Online Games
11 10 (31.25%) Games
11 10 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (21.88%) Release Management
13 6 (18.75%) Inversion of Control
13 6 (18.75%) RESTful
13 6 (18.75%) Memory Management
13 6 (18.75%) SOA
13 6 (18.75%) OO
13 6 (18.75%) ProC
13 6 (18.75%) Infragistics

Task Parallel Library
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 4 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.25%) SaaS
2 2 (6.25%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 11 (34.38%) Big Data
3 10 (31.25%) NoSQL
4 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database
5 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.13%) HBase
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) ProC
1 6 (18.75%) NUnit
2 4 (12.50%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (3.13%) MSBuild
3 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (31.25%) Games
2 3 (9.38%) Front Office
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Finance
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (84.38%) Developer
2 13 (40.63%) .NET Developer
3 6 (18.75%) C# Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Senior Developer
4 5 (15.63%) WPF Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Senior WPF Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Applications Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Senior .NET Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) AWS Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Programmer
7 1 (3.13%) Games Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Agile C# Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (93.75%) .NET
2 19 (59.38%) WPF
3 18 (56.25%) .NET Framework
4 15 (46.88%) Reactive Extensions
4 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (40.63%) WCF
6 11 (34.38%) Unity DI Container
7 6 (18.75%) RESTful
8 5 (15.63%) Entity Framework
8 5 (15.63%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 5 (15.63%) SOAP
9 4 (12.50%) Web Services
9 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
10 3 (9.38%) WinForms
11 2 (6.25%) CSS
11 2 (6.25%) Razor View Engine
11 2 (6.25%) Sass
11 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
11 2 (6.25%) HTML
11 2 (6.25%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Online Games
2 6 (18.75%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (15.63%) Derivative
3 5 (15.63%) Equity Derivative
4 4 (12.50%) Credit Risk
4 4 (12.50%) Client/Server
4 4 (12.50%) User Experience
4 4 (12.50%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
5 1 (3.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Android
2 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) TDD
2 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (37.50%) Scrum
3 12 (37.50%) MVC
4 11 (34.38%) Multithreading
5 10 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (31.25%) MVVM
6 7 (21.88%) Release Management
7 6 (18.75%) OO
7 6 (18.75%) SOA
7 6 (18.75%) Memory Management
8 5 (15.63%) SDLC
8 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
8 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
8 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (12.50%) Workflow
9 4 (12.50%) Automated Testing
9 4 (12.50%) BDD
10 2 (6.25%) CQRS
11 1 (3.13%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) C#
2 20 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (15.63%) T-SQL
4 4 (12.50%) Java
5 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.25%) C++
6 1 (3.13%) XAML
6 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Infragistics
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) Xamarin