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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Task Parallel Library (TPL)
Rank 618 599 577
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -22
Contract jobs citing Task Parallel Library 8 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.025% 0.022%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.055% 0.094% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 11
Average daily rate £648 £425 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.47% +37.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £360 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £570 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate - £344 £400
% change year-on-year
- -14.06%
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
14606 13867 13355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.39% 26.78% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10113 9219 8392
Average daily rate £400 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 196 274
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 6 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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London +3 7 £648 +52.47% 2
England -9 7 £648 +52.47% 4
City of London +32 3 £675 +58.82% 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £648 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Task Parallel Library
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (92.86%) C#
3 10 (71.43%) WPF
3 10 (71.43%) Reactive Extensions
4 9 (64.29%) Multithreading
4 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
5 8 (57.14%) Unity DI Container
6 7 (50.00%) Unit Testing
6 7 (50.00%) Visual Studio
6 7 (50.00%) NUnit
7 6 (42.86%) TDD
7 6 (42.86%) LINQ
7 6 (42.86%) ADO.NET
7 6 (42.86%) Oracle
7 6 (42.86%) Java
7 6 (42.86%) XAML
7 6 (42.86%) SOAP
7 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (42.86%) Big Data
7 6 (42.86%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 6 (42.86%) Oracle Database
7 6 (42.86%) WCF
8 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
8 5 (35.71%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (35.71%) HBase
8 5 (35.71%) MSBuild
8 5 (35.71%) BDD
8 5 (35.71%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (35.71%) Release Management
8 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server

Task Parallel Library
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (42.86%) Big Data
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle Database
3 5 (35.71%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (35.71%) HBase
3 5 (35.71%) RDBMS
3 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) NUnit
1 7 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (35.71%) MSBuild
2 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (14.29%) Subversion
4 1 (7.14%) Moq
4 1 (7.14%) ProC
4 1 (7.14%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 5 (35.71%) Front Office
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Games
4 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) C# Developer
3 8 (57.14%) WPF Developer
4 7 (50.00%) C# WPF Developer
5 5 (35.71%) .NET Developer
5 5 (35.71%) Front Office Developer
6 4 (28.57%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
6 4 (28.57%) Senior WPF Developer
7 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (14.29%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
8 2 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
8 2 (14.29%) WCF Developer
9 1 (7.14%) Agile .NET Developer
9 1 (7.14%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 1 (7.14%) Senior SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) Reactive Extensions
2 10 (71.43%) WPF
3 8 (57.14%) Unity DI Container
4 6 (42.86%) ADO.NET
4 6 (42.86%) LINQ
4 6 (42.86%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 6 (42.86%) SOAP
4 6 (42.86%) WCF
5 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
5 5 (35.71%) JSON
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (14.29%) Ajax
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (14.29%) CSS
7 2 (14.29%) Entity Framework
7 2 (14.29%) HTML
7 2 (14.29%) jQuery
8 1 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Clustering
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk
4 1 (7.14%) Derivative
4 1 (7.14%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (7.14%) Online Games
4 1 (7.14%) User Experience
4 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Multithreading
2 7 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (42.86%) TDD
4 5 (35.71%) BDD
4 5 (35.71%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (35.71%) Release Management
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) MVC
5 4 (28.57%) MVVM
6 3 (21.43%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 2 (14.29%) SOLID
8 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Data Mapping
8 1 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
8 1 (7.14%) High Availability
8 1 (7.14%) Memory Management
8 1 (7.14%) Scrum
8 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) XAML
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) DevExpress
4 1 (7.14%) Infragistics