The table below looks at the statistics for STL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank - - 52
Contract jobs citing STL 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.35% -15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.42%
STL
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
189 162 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.30% 26.34% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 105 78
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 £36.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.42% -1.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing STL across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

STL Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham