Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Task Parallel Library skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Task Parallel Library over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Task Parallel Library (TPL)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 237 239 269
Rank change year-on-year +2 +30 +20
Contract jobs citing Task Parallel Library 20 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% 0.075% 0.022%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.74% 0.21% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 2
City of London median daily rate £525 £563 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +29.39% -33.12%
10th Percentile £498 £463 £416
90th Percentile £641 £675 £444
Central London median daily rate £525 £563 £435
% change year-on-year -6.67% +29.39% -33.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Task Parallel Library is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2713 2395 2794
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.90% 35.76% 31.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2277 2025 2306
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 14
City of London median hourly rate £22.99 £35.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.31% -9.68% +29.17%
10th Percentile £20.28 £19.00 £12.40
90th Percentile £33.75 £56.31 £66.25
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -38.57% -9.68% +29.17%

Task Parallel Library
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Task Parallel Library as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Task Parallel Library in the City of London

Task Parallel Library
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Task Parallel Library in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Task Parallel Library in the City of London

Task Parallel Library
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Task Parallel Library in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Task Parallel Library in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Task Parallel Library.

1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (95.00%) WPF
3 17 (85.00%) Multithreading
3 17 (85.00%) TDD
3 17 (85.00%) .NET
4 15 (75.00%) WCF
5 14 (70.00%) MVVM
5 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
5 14 (70.00%) SOA
5 14 (70.00%) Finance
6 13 (65.00%) OO
6 13 (65.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (65.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 13 (65.00%) SQL Server 2016
7 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (55.00%) Degree
7 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (50.00%) Mathematics
8 10 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
8 10 (50.00%) Waterfall
9 8 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (25.00%) Banking
11 4 (20.00%) JSON
11 4 (20.00%) LINQ
11 4 (20.00%) Front Office
11 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
12 3 (15.00%) Web Services
12 3 (15.00%) SQL
12 3 (15.00%) VBA
12 3 (15.00%) Hedge funds

Task Parallel Library
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (65.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 13 (65.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 13 (65.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.00%) Big Data
3 1 (5.00%) HBase
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) CodeRush
2 1 (5.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (5.00%) NUnit
2 1 (5.00%) ReSharper
2 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Banking
3 4 (20.00%) Front Office
4 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (70.00%) C# Developer
3 12 (60.00%) WPF Developer
4 8 (40.00%) C# WPF Developer
5 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Lead Developer
6 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) C# GUI Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (10.00%) GUI Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.00%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
7 1 (5.00%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Front Office Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) WPF
2 17 (85.00%) .NET
3 15 (75.00%) WCF
4 4 (20.00%) JSON
4 4 (20.00%) LINQ
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (15.00%) REST
5 3 (15.00%) Web Services
6 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (10.00%) Reactive Extensions
6 2 (10.00%) Unity DI Container
6 2 (10.00%) XML
7 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET
7 1 (5.00%) CSS
7 1 (5.00%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (5.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 1 (5.00%) SOAP
7 1 (5.00%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (15.00%) Hedge funds
3 2 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Multithreading
1 17 (85.00%) TDD
2 14 (70.00%) MVVM
2 14 (70.00%) SOA
3 13 (65.00%) OO
4 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (50.00%) Mathematics
5 10 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
5 10 (50.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (15.00%) Front End Development
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (10.00%) Low Latency
7 2 (10.00%) Multithreaded Programming
7 2 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
7 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Concurrent Programming
8 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (5.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) VBA
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (5.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle
1 1 (5.00%) Sybase
1 1 (5.00%) Tableau
1 1 (5.00%) TIBCO