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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Task Parallel Library (TPL)
Rank 633 625 599
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -26
Contract jobs citing Task Parallel Library 13 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.036% 0.045%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.087% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 18
Median daily rate £613 £444 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.81% +18.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £381 £325
% change year-on-year
+37.70% +17.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £46.00

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
14885 15129 14682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.72% 27.02% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10556 9949 9761
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 212 183
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.88 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 29 May 2016.

Task Parallel Library Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Task Parallel Library
Top 6 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 29 May 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 +3 13 £613 +37.81% 2
London +3 8 £613 +22.50% 1
City of London +46 7 £613 +29.70%
West Midlands - 5 £525 -
Birmingham - 3 £525 -
Coventry - 2 £525 -

Task Parallel Library
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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#
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (79.31%) WPF
2 23 (79.31%) Multithreading
3 17 (58.62%) Reactive Extensions
4 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
5 15 (51.72%) Front Office
5 15 (51.72%) SQL Server
6 13 (44.83%) Banking
7 12 (41.38%) MVVM
7 12 (41.38%) DevExpress
7 12 (41.38%) TDD
7 12 (41.38%) Investment Banking
8 11 (37.93%) LINQ
8 11 (37.93%) SQL
8 11 (37.93%) Web Services
8 11 (37.93%) Unity DI Container
9 10 (34.48%) Relational Database
9 10 (34.48%) BDD
9 10 (34.48%) RDBMS
9 10 (34.48%) Java
9 10 (34.48%) Oracle
9 10 (34.48%) WCF
10 7 (24.14%) .NET Framework
10 7 (24.14%) Equities
11 6 (20.69%) NUnit
11 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
11 6 (20.69%) ADO.NET
11 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET

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 15 (51.72%) SQL Server
2 10 (34.48%) RDBMS
2 10 (34.48%) Relational Database
3 5 (17.24%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (17.24%) Big Data
3 5 (17.24%) HBase
3 5 (17.24%) MySQL
3 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
3 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) NUnit
2 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 5 (17.24%) MSBuild
2 5 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.45%) Moq
General
1 15 (51.72%) Front Office
2 13 (44.83%) Banking
3 12 (41.38%) Investment Banking
4 3 (10.34%) Finance
5 1 (3.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Developer
2 17 (58.62%) C# Developer
3 16 (55.17%) C# WPF Developer
3 16 (55.17%) WPF Developer
4 15 (51.72%) Front Office Developer
5 13 (44.83%) Senior C# Developer
5 13 (44.83%) Senior Developer
5 13 (44.83%) Senior WPF Developer
6 12 (41.38%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
7 6 (20.69%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.45%) C# WCF Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
8 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (3.45%) WCF Developer
8 1 (3.45%) XAML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (79.31%) WPF
3 17 (58.62%) Reactive Extensions
4 11 (37.93%) LINQ
4 11 (37.93%) Unity DI Container
4 11 (37.93%) Web Services
5 10 (34.48%) WCF
6 7 (24.14%) .NET Framework
7 6 (20.69%) ADO.NET
7 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
7 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 5 (17.24%) Entity Framework
8 5 (17.24%) JSON
8 5 (17.24%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 5 (17.24%) MDX
8 5 (17.24%) SOAP
8 5 (17.24%) Spring.NET
8 5 (17.24%) WinForms
9 1 (3.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Equities
2 5 (17.24%) Clustering
2 5 (17.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
3 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) Multithreading
2 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (41.38%) MVVM
3 12 (41.38%) TDD
4 10 (34.48%) BDD
5 6 (20.69%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (20.69%) MVC
5 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (17.24%) Kanban
6 5 (17.24%) OO
6 5 (17.24%) OOD
6 5 (17.24%) Performance Optimisation
6 5 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (17.24%) Release Management
6 5 (17.24%) Scrum
7 3 (10.34%) SDLC
7 3 (10.34%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (37.93%) SQL
3 10 (34.48%) Java
4 6 (20.69%) XAML
5 5 (17.24%) PL/SQL
5 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
5 5 (17.24%) VB
5 5 (17.24%) VBA
5 5 (17.24%) VBScript
6 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 12 (41.38%) DevExpress
3 10 (34.48%) Oracle
4 5 (17.24%) Sybase
5 1 (3.45%) Rackspace