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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Task Parallel Library (TPL)
Rank 610 596 566
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -30
Contract jobs citing Task Parallel Library 18 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.035% 0.020%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.12% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £492
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -23.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £313 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £635 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +5.69%
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
15632 15239 14446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.40% 27.87% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10530 9822 9171
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 221 291
Average hourly rate £39.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.70 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 10 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 30 July 2015. 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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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
England -29 17 £400 -8.57% 7
London -4 7 £400 -33.33% 3
South East - 6 £400 -
Surrey - 5 £400 -
Yorkshire - 4 £300 -
Sheffield - 4 £300 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £300 -
City of London -9 2 £435 -30.44%
Berkshire - 1 £400 -
Guildford - 1 £400 -

Task Parallel Library
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 34 (94.44%) .NET
2 30 (83.33%) TDD
3 27 (75.00%) C#
4 23 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (61.11%) WPF
5 22 (61.11%) SQL Server
6 20 (55.56%) SQL
7 17 (47.22%) WCF
7 17 (47.22%) .NET Framework
8 15 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (38.89%) Reactive Extensions
10 13 (36.11%) MVVM
10 13 (36.11%) Multithreading
10 13 (36.11%) Scrum
11 12 (33.33%) MVC
11 12 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
11 12 (33.33%) Big Data
12 11 (30.56%) NoSQL
12 11 (30.56%) Online Games
12 11 (30.56%) Games
12 11 (30.56%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (27.78%) Unity DI Container
14 9 (25.00%) OO
15 8 (22.22%) Release Management
16 7 (19.44%) Inversion of Control
16 7 (19.44%) Infragistics
17 6 (16.67%) Finance
17 6 (16.67%) SOA
17 6 (16.67%) ProC
17 6 (16.67%) Memory Management

Task Parallel Library
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) SaaS
2 1 (2.78%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 12 (33.33%) Big Data
3 11 (30.56%) NoSQL
4 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.78%) HBase
7 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) ProC
2 5 (13.89%) NUnit
3 2 (5.56%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.78%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.78%) Subversion
4 1 (2.78%) JIRA
4 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (30.56%) Games
2 6 (16.67%) Finance
3 3 (8.33%) Front Office
4 2 (5.56%) Banking
4 2 (5.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Retail
5 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (86.11%) Developer
2 18 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 7 (19.44%) Senior .NET Developer
5 6 (16.67%) C# Developer
6 5 (13.89%) UI Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Senior UI Developer
6 5 (13.89%) UI Programmer
7 3 (8.33%) Senior WPF Developer
7 3 (8.33%) WPF Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Applications Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (5.56%) Consultant
8 2 (5.56%) .NET Consultant
8 2 (5.56%) Technical Leader
8 2 (5.56%) Senior .NET Consultant
8 2 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Programmer
9 1 (2.78%) Games Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (94.44%) .NET
2 22 (61.11%) WPF
3 17 (47.22%) WCF
3 17 (47.22%) .NET Framework
4 15 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 14 (38.89%) Reactive Extensions
6 10 (27.78%) Unity DI Container
7 5 (13.89%) Entity Framework
8 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET
9 3 (8.33%) SOAP
9 3 (8.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 3 (8.33%) LINQ
9 3 (8.33%) RESTful
10 2 (5.56%) Web Services
10 2 (5.56%) WinForms
11 1 (2.78%) JSON
11 1 (2.78%) FIX Protocol
11 1 (2.78%) CSS
11 1 (2.78%) ADO.NET
11 1 (2.78%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Online Games
2 7 (19.44%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (13.89%) Mathematics
3 5 (13.89%) Derivative
3 5 (13.89%) Equity Derivative
4 4 (11.11%) Client/Server
5 3 (8.33%) Statistics
6 2 (5.56%) Credit Risk
6 2 (5.56%) Visualisation
6 2 (5.56%) User Experience
7 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
7 1 (2.78%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) UNIX
3 1 (2.78%) Android
3 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (83.33%) TDD
2 23 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (36.11%) Scrum
3 13 (36.11%) Multithreading
3 13 (36.11%) MVVM
4 12 (33.33%) MVC
5 11 (30.56%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (25.00%) OO
7 8 (22.22%) Release Management
8 6 (16.67%) SOA
8 6 (16.67%) Memory Management
9 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
9 5 (13.89%) Analytics
9 5 (13.89%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
10 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
10 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (8.33%) SDLC
10 3 (8.33%) BDD
11 2 (5.56%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (75.00%) C#
2 20 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
4 4 (11.11%) VBA
5 2 (5.56%) C++
5 2 (5.56%) Java
6 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.78%) XAML
6 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Infragistics
2 3 (8.33%) Tableau
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) Reuters
3 1 (2.78%) Bloomberg
3 1 (2.78%) Xamarin