Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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)
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 835 880 870
Rank change year-on-year +45 -10 -10
Contract jobs citing Task Parallel Library 52 11 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.010% 0.022%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.034% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 8 13
UK median daily rate £538 £538 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +53.57% -33.33%
10th Percentile £441 £369 £297
90th Percentile £650 £675 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £218 £333
% change year-on-year +83.91% -34.59% +5.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding 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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 32971 31981 32228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.98% 30.38% 28.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 23277 22154 22091
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 367 553
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £18.35 £14.40 £15.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.80 £54.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.33% - +10.74%

Task Parallel Library
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Task Parallel Library as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Task Parallel Library in the UK

Task Parallel Library
Top 4 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +56 51 £550 +2.33% 4
London +25 51 £550 -8.33% 2
UK excluding London +36 1 £400 +83.91% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 £400 -

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

1 49 (94.23%) WPF
2 48 (92.31%) C#
2 48 (92.31%) .NET
3 39 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 38 (73.08%) WCF
5 34 (65.38%) MVVM
6 31 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (51.92%) .NET Framework
8 25 (48.08%) TDD
8 25 (48.08%) Banking
9 23 (44.23%) SOA
9 23 (44.23%) Reactive Extensions
10 22 (42.31%) Multithreading
10 22 (42.31%) SQL
10 22 (42.31%) Finance
11 21 (40.38%) SQL Server 2012
12 20 (38.46%) JIRA
13 18 (34.62%) Degree
13 18 (34.62%) NoSQL
13 18 (34.62%) MongoDB
14 17 (32.69%) Enterprise Software
14 17 (32.69%) Credit Risk
14 17 (32.69%) Market Risk
14 17 (32.69%) Integration Testing
14 17 (32.69%) Test Scripting
14 17 (32.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 17 (32.69%) Stress Testing
14 17 (32.69%) Fixed Income
14 17 (32.69%) Subversion
14 17 (32.69%) T-SQL

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:

Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.77%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (40.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (34.62%) MongoDB
3 18 (34.62%) NoSQL
4 15 (28.85%) SQL Server 2014
4 15 (28.85%) SQL Server 2016
5 11 (21.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.92%) Big Data
6 1 (1.92%) HBase
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (38.46%) JIRA
2 17 (32.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 17 (32.69%) Subversion
3 6 (11.54%) ProC
4 5 (9.62%) TeamCity
4 5 (9.62%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.77%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (3.85%) CodeRush
6 2 (3.85%) ReSharper
6 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.92%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.92%) NuGet
7 1 (1.92%) NUnit
7 1 (1.92%) SpecFlow
General
1 25 (48.08%) Banking
2 22 (42.31%) Finance
3 13 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 10 (19.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 50 (96.15%) Developer
2 31 (59.62%) C# Developer
3 29 (55.77%) WPF Developer
4 23 (44.23%) C# WPF Developer
5 16 (30.77%) Credit Risk Developer
6 15 (28.85%) .NET Developer
7 11 (21.15%) Senior Developer
8 10 (19.23%) C# WCF Developer
8 10 (19.23%) Market Risk Developer
8 10 (19.23%) WCF Developer
9 8 (15.38%) Senior .NET Developer
10 7 (13.46%) SQL Developer
11 6 (11.54%) Senior SQL Developer
12 4 (7.69%) Lead Developer
13 3 (5.77%) Senior WPF Developer
14 2 (3.85%) .NET Architect
14 2 (3.85%) Applications Developer
14 2 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
14 2 (3.85%) C# GUI Developer
14 2 (3.85%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (94.23%) WPF
2 48 (92.31%) .NET
3 38 (73.08%) WCF
4 27 (51.92%) .NET Framework
5 23 (44.23%) Reactive Extensions
6 10 (19.23%) Unity DI Container
7 8 (15.38%) JSON
7 8 (15.38%) LINQ
8 6 (11.54%) .NET Core
9 5 (9.62%) AngularJS
10 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (7.69%) REST
10 4 (7.69%) Web Services
10 4 (7.69%) WinForms
11 3 (5.77%) Angular 2
11 3 (5.77%) FIX Protocol
11 3 (5.77%) Middleware
11 3 (5.77%) TIBCO EMS
11 3 (5.77%) XML
12 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.69%) Credit Risk
1 17 (32.69%) Enterprise Software
1 17 (32.69%) Fixed Income
1 17 (32.69%) Market Risk
2 9 (17.31%) Derivative
2 9 (17.31%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (7.69%) Equities
3 4 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.77%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (5.77%) N-Tier
4 3 (5.77%) User Experience
5 1 (1.92%) Clustering
5 1 (1.92%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Android
2 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (65.38%) MVVM
2 31 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (48.08%) TDD
4 23 (44.23%) SOA
5 22 (42.31%) Multithreading
6 17 (32.69%) Integration Testing
6 17 (32.69%) Stress Testing
6 17 (32.69%) Technical Analysis
6 17 (32.69%) Test Scripting
7 12 (23.08%) OO
8 11 (21.15%) Mathematics
8 11 (21.15%) OOA/OOD
8 11 (21.15%) Waterfall
9 7 (13.46%) Migration
9 7 (13.46%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (11.54%) Change Control
10 6 (11.54%) Change Management
10 6 (11.54%) Inversion of Control
10 6 (11.54%) Memory Management
10 6 (11.54%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (92.31%) C#
2 22 (42.31%) SQL
3 17 (32.69%) T-SQL
4 4 (7.69%) VBA
5 3 (5.77%) Java
6 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.85%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.92%) XAML
Qualifications
1 18 (34.62%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) MOM
2 1 (1.92%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Infragistics
2 3 (5.77%) TIBCO
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.85%) Tableau
4 1 (1.92%) Charles River
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle
4 1 (1.92%) Sybase