The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Task Parallel Library (TPL)
Rank 573 535 566
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +31
Contract jobs citing Task Parallel Library 14 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.019% 0.036%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.093% 0.071% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 17
Average daily rate £388 £375 £536
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -30.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £339 £472
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £540 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15117 12750 15276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.85% 26.72% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9729 7964 9020
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 352 384
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Task Parallel Library within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -84 12 £425 +13.33% 1
London -18 11 £450 +22.36% 1
Glasgow - 2 £375 -
Scotland - 2 £375 -
Bristol - - - -
South West - - - -

Task Parallel Library
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 23 (100.00%) C#
2 22 (95.65%) .NET
3 18 (78.26%) WCF
4 12 (52.17%) Multithreading
4 12 (52.17%) TDD
5 11 (47.83%) Unit Testing
6 10 (43.48%) WPF
6 10 (43.48%) Finance
6 10 (43.48%) Web Services
6 10 (43.48%) Castle Windsor
7 9 (39.13%) NUnit
8 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
8 8 (34.78%) SOAP
8 8 (34.78%) REST
9 7 (30.43%) Windows
9 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
9 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (30.43%) LINQ
10 6 (26.09%) Inversion of Control
10 6 (26.09%) Degree
10 6 (26.09%) VBA
10 6 (26.09%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (26.09%) OO
10 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
10 6 (26.09%) ReMetrica
11 5 (21.74%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (21.74%) Unity DI Container
11 5 (21.74%) SQL
11 5 (21.74%) Statistics

Task Parallel Library
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (8.70%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (26.09%) ReMetrica
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.70%) KDB
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) NUnit
2 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
3 4 (17.39%) XMLUnit
3 4 (17.39%) JIRA
3 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
4 2 (8.70%) SpecFlow
4 2 (8.70%) Moq
4 2 (8.70%) MSTest
4 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.35%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Front Office
4 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
2 19 (82.61%) C# Developer
3 10 (43.48%) .NET Developer
4 9 (39.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Agile .NET Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Agile C# Developer
6 3 (13.04%) WPF Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
7 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (95.65%) .NET
2 18 (78.26%) WCF
3 10 (43.48%) WPF
3 10 (43.48%) Web Services
3 10 (43.48%) Castle Windsor
4 8 (34.78%) SOAP
4 8 (34.78%) REST
5 7 (30.43%) LINQ
6 5 (21.74%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 5 (21.74%) Unity DI Container
6 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
7 4 (17.39%) XML
7 4 (17.39%) Ninject
7 4 (17.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (8.70%) MSMQ
8 2 (8.70%) WinForms
8 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (21.74%) Statistics
3 2 (8.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (8.70%) Equities
4 1 (4.35%) Market Risk
4 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Multithreading
1 12 (52.17%) TDD
2 11 (47.83%) Unit Testing
3 6 (26.09%) OOA/OOD
3 6 (26.09%) OO
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (17.39%) UML
5 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
5 4 (17.39%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) Pair Programming
6 2 (8.70%) MVC
6 2 (8.70%) Workflow
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.35%) MVVM
7 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.35%) SOA
7 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (26.09%) VBA
3 5 (21.74%) SQL
4 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.70%) Python
5 2 (8.70%) C++
5 2 (8.70%) Java
5 2 (8.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) CRD IV
1 1 (4.35%) Basel III
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Typemock
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