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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Task Parallel Library over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Task Parallel Library (TPL)
Rank 655 655 597
Rank change year-on-year
0 -58
Contract jobs citing Task Parallel Library 5 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.033% 0.035%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.032% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 14
Median daily rate £650 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £218 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-45.62% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
15669 15697 14876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.02% 27.51% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10958 10557 9618
Median daily rate £415 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.06% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 221 210
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.55 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.61 £16.61 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £52.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%

Task Parallel Library
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Task Parallel Library as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

Task Parallel Library Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Task Parallel Library
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Task Parallel Library within the UK over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -27 5 £650 +62.50% 1
London 0 4 £650 +49.52% 1
City of London +50 2 £650 +49.52%
Berkshire +6 1 £218 -45.62%
South East -3 1 £218 -45.62%

Task Parallel Library
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Task Parallel Library also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Task Parallel Library.

1 29 (100.00%) C#
2 28 (96.55%) .NET
3 23 (79.31%) Multithreading
4 21 (72.41%) WPF
5 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (55.17%) Banking
7 15 (51.72%) TDD
7 15 (51.72%) Front Office
7 15 (51.72%) MVVM
8 14 (48.28%) Reactive Extensions
8 14 (48.28%) Investment Banking
9 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
9 13 (44.83%) Web Services
9 13 (44.83%) SQL
10 12 (41.38%) DevExpress
11 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
12 8 (27.59%) .NET Framework
13 7 (24.14%) Equities
13 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET
13 7 (24.14%) OOD
13 7 (24.14%) LINQ
13 7 (24.14%) BDD
14 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (20.69%) Dependency Injection
14 6 (20.69%) Entity Framework
14 6 (20.69%) WCF
14 6 (20.69%) Unity DI Container
14 6 (20.69%) Performance Optimisation
14 6 (20.69%) OO
14 6 (20.69%) T-SQL

Task Parallel Library
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
1 5 (17.24%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) Heroku
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) MySQL
2 5 (17.24%) RDBMS
2 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.45%) Big Data
3 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) Moq
2 1 (3.45%) NUnit
2 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
2 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (55.17%) Banking
2 15 (51.72%) Front Office
3 14 (48.28%) Investment Banking
4 4 (13.79%) Finance
5 1 (3.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Developer
2 18 (62.07%) C# Developer
3 13 (44.83%) C# WPF Developer
3 13 (44.83%) Front Office Developer
3 13 (44.83%) Senior C# Developer
3 13 (44.83%) Senior Developer
3 13 (44.83%) WPF Developer
4 12 (41.38%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
4 12 (41.38%) Senior WPF Developer
5 7 (24.14%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) UI Developer
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Grid Developer
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.45%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (96.55%) .NET
2 21 (72.41%) WPF
3 14 (48.28%) Reactive Extensions
4 13 (44.83%) Web Services
5 8 (27.59%) .NET Framework
6 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET
6 7 (24.14%) LINQ
7 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (20.69%) Entity Framework
7 6 (20.69%) Unity DI Container
7 6 (20.69%) WCF
8 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 5 (17.24%) MDX
8 5 (17.24%) Spring.NET
8 5 (17.24%) WinForms
9 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (6.90%) JMS
10 1 (3.45%) CSS
10 1 (3.45%) HTML5
10 1 (3.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Equities
2 5 (17.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
3 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.90%) Algorithms
4 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.90%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.45%) Grid Computing
5 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) Multithreading
2 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (51.72%) MVVM
3 15 (51.72%) TDD
4 7 (24.14%) BDD
4 7 (24.14%) OOD
5 6 (20.69%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (20.69%) MVC
5 6 (20.69%) OO
5 6 (20.69%) Performance Optimisation
6 5 (17.24%) Kanban
6 5 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (17.24%) Scrum
7 3 (10.34%) SDLC
7 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.90%) OOP
8 2 (6.90%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (44.83%) SQL
3 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
4 5 (17.24%) Java
4 5 (17.24%) PL/SQL
4 5 (17.24%) VB
4 5 (17.24%) VBA
4 5 (17.24%) VBScript
5 3 (10.34%) XAML
6 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 12 (41.38%) DevExpress
3 5 (17.24%) Oracle
3 5 (17.24%) Sybase
4 1 (3.45%) DataSynapse
4 1 (3.45%) IBM
4 1 (3.45%) Infragistics
4 1 (3.45%) Rackspace
4 1 (3.45%) TIBCO