The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 27 March 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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 570 617 619
Rank change year-on-year +47 +2  
Contract jobs citing Task Parallel Library 13 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.043% 0.022%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.092% 0.15% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 11
Median daily rate £525 £613 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +44.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £525 £344
% change year-on-year -32.85% +52.72%  
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 with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14119 14879 14337
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.43% 27.95% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9794 10317 9294
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 227 192
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Task Parallel Library
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

Task Parallel Library
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Task Parallel Library in the UK

Task Parallel Library
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Task Parallel Library over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Task Parallel Library in the UK

Task Parallel Library
Top 7 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 27 March 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
England +40 13 £525 -14.28% 3
London +25 11 £525 -14.80% 3
City of London +3 10 £525 -18.91% 2
Hampshire - 2 £353 -
South East - 2 £353 -
Romsey - 1 £380 -
Southampton - 1 £325 -

Task Parallel Library
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 with a requirement for Task Parallel Library.

1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (95.45%) WPF
3 19 (86.36%) TDD
3 19 (86.36%) Multithreading
4 16 (72.73%) WCF
4 16 (72.73%) SQL
5 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
6 13 (59.09%) MVVM
7 12 (54.55%) .NET
7 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (50.00%) Entity Framework
9 10 (45.45%) LINQ
10 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
10 8 (36.36%) Unit Testing
10 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (31.82%) .NET Framework
11 7 (31.82%) OO
12 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (27.27%) Finance
12 6 (27.27%) Dependency Injection
13 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2016
13 5 (22.73%) SpecFlow
13 5 (22.73%) Caliburn.Micro
13 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
13 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
13 5 (22.73%) Web Services
14 4 (18.18%) HTML
14 4 (18.18%) SOA
14 4 (18.18%) Infragistics

Task Parallel Library
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (9.09%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (9.09%) GIS
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) SpecFlow
2 2 (9.09%) NuGet
2 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) NUnit
3 1 (4.55%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
2 16 (72.73%) C# Developer
3 10 (45.45%) Senior Developer
3 10 (45.45%) WPF Developer
4 8 (36.36%) C# WPF Developer
4 8 (36.36%) Senior C# Developer
5 6 (27.27%) SQL Developer
6 5 (22.73%) .NET Developer
6 5 (22.73%) Analyst
6 5 (22.73%) Analyst Developer
6 5 (22.73%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Applications Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Applications Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 1 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Senior WPF Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) WPF
2 16 (72.73%) WCF
3 12 (54.55%) .NET
4 11 (50.00%) Entity Framework
5 10 (45.45%) LINQ
6 7 (31.82%) .NET Framework
7 5 (22.73%) Caliburn.Micro
7 5 (22.73%) Web Services
8 4 (18.18%) HTML
8 4 (18.18%) HTML5
9 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
9 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (13.64%) JSON
9 3 (13.64%) REST
10 2 (9.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 2 (9.09%) CSS
10 2 (9.09%) SignalR
10 2 (9.09%) STL
11 1 (4.55%) RESTful
11 1 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Reinsurance
1 4 (18.18%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) Fintech
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Android
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Multithreading
1 19 (86.36%) TDD
2 13 (59.09%) MVVM
3 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (36.36%) Unit Testing
5 7 (31.82%) OO
6 6 (27.27%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
7 4 (18.18%) SOA
8 3 (13.64%) Analytics
8 3 (13.64%) Data Analytics
8 3 (13.64%) Mathematics
8 3 (13.64%) MVC
8 3 (13.64%) Performance Optimisation
8 3 (13.64%) Physics
9 2 (9.09%) Migration
9 2 (9.09%) Prototyping
9 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
9 2 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (72.73%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.09%) C++
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Infragistics
3 2 (9.09%) Xamarin
4 1 (4.55%) DevExpress
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Tableau
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