The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 22 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)
England / London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 403 426 419
Rank change year-on-year +23 -7  
Contract jobs citing Task Parallel Library 13 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.063% 0.023% 0.038%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.071% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 5
Median daily rate £575 £613 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.12% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £620
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 London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 7464 7033 7352
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 36.00% 32.40% 31.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5536 5401 5349
Median daily rate £485 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.77% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 24 51
Median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +77.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £16.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £190.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

Task Parallel Library
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Task Parallel Library
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Task Parallel Library in London

Task Parallel Library
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 22 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
City of London +13 13 £575 -6.12%
Task Parallel Library
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region with a requirement for Task Parallel Library.

1 23 (100.00%) C#
1 23 (100.00%) SQL
1 23 (100.00%) TDD
1 23 (100.00%) WPF
1 23 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 22 (95.65%) WCF
3 18 (78.26%) OO
4 17 (73.91%) Finance
5 12 (52.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (47.83%) Unit Testing
6 11 (47.83%) MVVM
7 10 (43.48%) Hedge funds
7 10 (43.48%) Front Office
8 7 (30.43%) MVC
8 7 (30.43%) Web Development
8 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
8 7 (30.43%) CSS
8 7 (30.43%) Multithreaded Programming
9 6 (26.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
9 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (26.09%) Unity DI Container
9 6 (26.09%) Performance Optimisation
9 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
10 5 (21.74%) Dependency Injection
10 5 (21.74%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (21.74%) LINQ
10 5 (21.74%) Banking
10 5 (21.74%) Entity Framework
10 5 (21.74%) SpecFlow

Task Parallel Library
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) SpecFlow
2 1 (4.35%) NUnit
2 1 (4.35%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (73.91%) Finance
2 10 (43.48%) Front Office
3 5 (21.74%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 22 (95.65%) C# Developer
3 13 (56.52%) Senior Developer
4 12 (52.17%) Senior C# Developer
5 6 (26.09%) WPF Developer
6 5 (21.74%) Analyst
6 5 (21.74%) Analyst Developer
6 5 (21.74%) C# WPF Developer
6 5 (21.74%) SQL Analyst
6 5 (21.74%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Front Office Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) WPF
2 22 (95.65%) WCF
3 7 (30.43%) CSS
4 6 (26.09%) Unity DI Container
5 5 (21.74%) Caliburn.Micro
5 5 (21.74%) Entity Framework
5 5 (21.74%) LINQ
6 1 (4.35%) .NET
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.35%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (4.35%) Reactive Extensions
6 1 (4.35%) RESTful
6 1 (4.35%) SOAP
6 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Hedge funds
2 6 (26.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (21.74%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (21.74%) Reinsurance
4 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk
4 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 23 (100.00%) TDD
2 18 (78.26%) OO
3 11 (47.83%) MVVM
3 11 (47.83%) Unit Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Multithreaded Programming
4 7 (30.43%) MVC
4 7 (30.43%) Web Development
5 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (26.09%) Performance Optimisation
5 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
6 5 (21.74%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (21.74%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (17.39%) Investment Management
8 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.35%) Greeks
8 1 (4.35%) Low Latency
8 1 (4.35%) SDLC
8 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C#
1 23 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Sybase