The table below looks at the statistics for STL skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 180 183 192
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs citing STL 12 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.30% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.75% 1.01% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 18
Average daily rate
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£625 £688 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +25.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £600 £491
10% offered a daily rate of more than £765 £750 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £413
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
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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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1603 1783 1845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.54% 29.83% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1295 1377 1455
Average daily rate £425 £438 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 27
Average hourly rate £19.72 - £41.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.64 - £32.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 - £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

STL Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

STL
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

STL Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

STL
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STL across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

STL Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

STL
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

STL Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 14 (100.00%) C++
2 9 (64.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 8 (57.14%) Multithreading
4 7 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (50.00%) Linux
5 5 (35.71%) Low Latency
6 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
7 3 (21.43%) Banking
7 3 (21.43%) Java
7 3 (21.43%) C#
7 3 (21.43%) Windows
7 3 (21.43%) Fixed Income
7 3 (21.43%) Grid Computing
7 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
8 2 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (14.29%) XML
8 2 (14.29%) UNIX
8 2 (14.29%) PhD
8 2 (14.29%) Sybase
8 2 (14.29%) Subversion
8 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
8 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
9 1 (7.14%) TIBCO
9 1 (7.14%) Control-M
9 1 (7.14%) Migration
9 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
9 1 (7.14%) Korn

STL
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
1 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) CppUnit
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
1 14 (100.00%) C++ Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior C++ Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Quantitative Developer
3 1 (7.14%) C++ Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (21.43%) Fixed Income
2 3 (21.43%) Grid Computing
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Derivative
3 1 (7.14%) Market Risk
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk
3 1 (7.14%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Multithreading
2 5 (35.71%) Low Latency
3 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.14%) TDD
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.14%) Korn
5 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) PhD
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Sybase
2 1 (7.14%) TIBCO
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Rogue Wave
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