The table below looks at the statistics for STL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank - - 41
Contract jobs citing STL 0 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - 2.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-9.37% -
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Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridge region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
151 138 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 35.61% 37.50% 32.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 52 68
Average daily rate £390 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 26
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

STL Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

STL
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing STL across the Cambridge region.

STL Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

STL
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing STL across the Cambridge region.

STL Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

STL
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing STL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STL.

1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Google
2 2 (66.67%) Qt
2 2 (66.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (66.67%) GoogleTest
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) LabVIEW
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development

STL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing STL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) LabVIEW
1 2 (66.67%) GoogleTest
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) C++ Programmer
2 2 (66.67%) Software Programmer
2 2 (66.67%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Qt
1 2 (66.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Google