The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 3 months to 23 June 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)
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 575 612 605
Rank change year-on-year +37 -7  
Contract jobs citing Task Parallel Library 13 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.030% 0.016% 0.041%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.094% 0.056% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 8
Median daily rate £575 £569 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.09% +30.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £380 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £598
UK excluding London median daily rate - £525 £400
% change year-on-year - +31.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Task Parallel Library is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13857 14297 14167
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.23% 28.93% 27.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 9633 10184 9649
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 163 190
Median hourly rate £41.50 £36.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.69% -1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £18.80 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Task Parallel Library
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Task Parallel Library as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Task Parallel Library in England

Task Parallel Library
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Task Parallel Library in England

Task Parallel Library
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Task Parallel Library within the England region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +13 13 £575 -6.12% 2
Task Parallel Library
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 England region with a requirement for Task Parallel Library.

1 25 (100.00%) C#
2 24 (96.00%) WCF
2 24 (96.00%) WPF
3 23 (92.00%) TDD
3 23 (92.00%) Multithreading
3 23 (92.00%) SQL
4 18 (72.00%) OO
5 17 (68.00%) Finance
6 13 (52.00%) Unit Testing
7 12 (48.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (44.00%) MVVM
9 10 (40.00%) Hedge funds
9 10 (40.00%) Front Office
10 7 (28.00%) MVC
10 7 (28.00%) CSS
10 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
10 7 (28.00%) Web Development
10 7 (28.00%) LINQ
10 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (28.00%) Entity Framework
10 7 (28.00%) Multithreaded Programming
11 6 (24.00%) Performance Optimisation
11 6 (24.00%) Unity DI Container
11 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
11 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
11 6 (24.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 5 (20.00%) Banking
12 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (20.00%) Dependency Injection

Task Parallel Library
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (8.00%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (8.00%) GIS
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (8.00%) NuGet
2 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.00%) NUnit
3 1 (4.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (68.00%) Finance
2 10 (40.00%) Front Office
3 5 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (96.00%) Developer
2 22 (88.00%) C# Developer
3 13 (52.00%) Senior Developer
4 12 (48.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 6 (24.00%) WPF Developer
6 5 (20.00%) Analyst
6 5 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
6 5 (20.00%) C# WPF Developer
6 5 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
6 5 (20.00%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.00%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Front Office Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior WPF Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (96.00%) WCF
1 24 (96.00%) WPF
2 7 (28.00%) CSS
2 7 (28.00%) Entity Framework
2 7 (28.00%) LINQ
3 6 (24.00%) Unity DI Container
4 5 (20.00%) Caliburn.Micro
5 3 (12.00%) .NET
5 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (8.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (8.00%) SignalR
6 2 (8.00%) STL
7 1 (4.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 1 (4.00%) Reactive Extensions
7 1 (4.00%) RESTful
7 1 (4.00%) SOAP
7 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Hedge funds
2 6 (24.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (20.00%) Reinsurance
4 3 (12.00%) User Experience
5 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (4.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Android
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Multithreading
1 23 (92.00%) TDD
2 18 (72.00%) OO
3 13 (52.00%) Unit Testing
4 11 (44.00%) MVVM
5 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (28.00%) Multithreaded Programming
5 7 (28.00%) MVC
5 7 (28.00%) Web Development
6 6 (24.00%) Performance Optimisation
6 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (16.00%) Investment Management
9 2 (8.00%) Prototyping
9 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
9 2 (8.00%) UML
9 2 (8.00%) Use Case
10 1 (4.00%) Matrix Organization
10 1 (4.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) C#
2 23 (92.00%) SQL
3 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) C++
4 2 (8.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Sybase