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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Task Parallel Library (TPL)
Rank 582 569 558
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -11
Contract jobs citing Task Parallel Library 30 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.018% 0.022%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.062% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 9
Average daily rate
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£525 £365 £612
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.83% -40.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £295 £523
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £850 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - -
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
15162 14440 14415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.66% 28.31% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10346 9356 8802
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 280 393
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.80 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.56% +3.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.70 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 27 November 2014.

Task Parallel Library Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Task Parallel Library
Top 9 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 27 November 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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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 +17 30 £525 +43.83% 6
London +6 24 £525 +43.83% 6
City of London - 9 £588 - 3
North Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
Flintshire - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Queensferry - - - -

Task Parallel Library
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 37 (94.87%) .NET
2 35 (89.74%) C#
3 34 (87.18%) WPF
4 27 (69.23%) TDD
5 25 (64.10%) Banking
6 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (48.72%) .NET Framework
8 18 (46.15%) SQL
9 17 (43.59%) MVVM
10 16 (41.03%) Investment Banking
10 16 (41.03%) Finance
10 16 (41.03%) Front Office
11 15 (38.46%) Degree
11 15 (38.46%) Computer Science
12 14 (35.90%) Multithreading
12 14 (35.90%) SQL Server
13 13 (33.33%) Reactive Extensions
13 13 (33.33%) WCF
14 11 (28.21%) Visual Studio
14 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (25.64%) Data Structures
15 10 (25.64%) Algorithms
15 10 (25.64%) OOD
15 10 (25.64%) Fixed Income
15 10 (25.64%) Unit Testing
15 10 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (23.08%) XAML
16 9 (23.08%) OO
16 9 (23.08%) Windows
16 9 (23.08%) Web Services

Task Parallel Library
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.13%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) Big Data
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Visual Studio
2 8 (20.51%) NUnit
3 6 (15.38%) Rhino Mocks
3 6 (15.38%) Moq
4 4 (10.26%) ProC
5 2 (5.13%) Ant
5 2 (5.13%) MSTest
5 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 2 (5.13%) Selenium
5 2 (5.13%) Subversion
5 2 (5.13%) Maven
6 1 (2.56%) JIRA
6 1 (2.56%) ReSharper
6 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.56%) StyleCop
6 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
General
1 25 (64.10%) Banking
2 16 (41.03%) Investment Banking
2 16 (41.03%) Finance
2 16 (41.03%) Front Office
3 2 (5.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (79.49%) Developer
2 19 (48.72%) C# Developer
3 9 (23.08%) WPF Developer
4 5 (12.82%) .NET Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Software Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Front Office Developer
5 4 (10.26%) UI Developer
6 3 (7.69%) GUI Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Lead Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Lead .NET Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Java Swing Developer
7 2 (5.13%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.56%) Senior .NET Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Lead Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (94.87%) .NET
2 34 (87.18%) WPF
3 19 (48.72%) .NET Framework
4 13 (33.33%) Reactive Extensions
4 13 (33.33%) WCF
5 9 (23.08%) Web Services
6 8 (20.51%) JMS
6 8 (20.51%) LINQ
7 6 (15.38%) Unity DI Container
8 5 (12.82%) HTML5
8 5 (12.82%) HTML
8 5 (12.82%) AngularJS
8 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
9 4 (10.26%) REST
9 4 (10.26%) Silverlight
10 3 (7.69%) RESTful
10 3 (7.69%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 3 (7.69%) PLINQ
11 2 (5.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (25.64%) Data Structures
3 10 (25.64%) Algorithms
3 10 (25.64%) Fixed Income
4 8 (20.51%) Equities
4 8 (20.51%) Mathematics
5 7 (17.95%) User Experience
6 6 (15.38%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (15.38%) Derivative
7 5 (12.82%) Equity Derivative
7 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
8 4 (10.26%) Client/Server
8 4 (10.26%) Hedge funds
9 2 (5.13%) Statistical Arbitrage
9 2 (5.13%) Mechatronics
10 1 (2.56%) Online Games
10 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (69.23%) TDD
2 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (43.59%) MVVM
4 14 (35.90%) Multithreading
5 10 (25.64%) OOD
5 10 (25.64%) Unit Testing
5 10 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (23.08%) OO
7 8 (20.51%) OOP
7 8 (20.51%) Scrum
7 8 (20.51%) Software Architecture
7 8 (20.51%) BDD
8 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
9 5 (12.82%) Memory Management
9 5 (12.82%) MVC
9 5 (12.82%) SOA
10 4 (10.26%) Image Processing
10 4 (10.26%) Release Management
11 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (5.13%) Quantitative Investing
Programming Languages
1 35 (89.74%) C#
2 18 (46.15%) SQL
3 9 (23.08%) XAML
4 8 (20.51%) T-SQL
5 6 (15.38%) PL/SQL
5 6 (15.38%) Java
6 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (38.46%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.95%) Oracle
3 6 (15.38%) Infragistics
3 6 (15.38%) Typemock
4 1 (2.56%) Syncfusion
4 1 (2.56%) DevExpress
4 1 (2.56%) Sybase
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