The table below looks at the statistics for STL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 54 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing STL 20 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.33% 0.28% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.09% 0.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £394 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.54% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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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 Glasgow region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
282 228 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 32.83% 32.34% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 104 85
Average daily rate £353 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.70% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

STL Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

STL
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

STL Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 20 (100.00%) C++
2 19 (95.00%) XML
3 17 (85.00%) ATL
3 17 (85.00%) COM+
3 17 (85.00%) DCOM
4 16 (80.00%) HTTP
5 15 (75.00%) OLE DB
6 13 (65.00%) SQL
7 12 (60.00%) Visual Studio
8 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 10 (50.00%) Unit Testing
8 10 (50.00%) Multithreading
9 8 (40.00%) Windows
10 7 (35.00%) T-SQL
10 7 (35.00%) MFC
10 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
10 7 (35.00%) Performance Management
10 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (35.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 7 (35.00%) Finance
11 6 (30.00%) GoogleTest
11 6 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (30.00%) CppUnit
11 6 (30.00%) Automated Testing
11 6 (30.00%) Google
11 6 (30.00%) C#
11 6 (30.00%) .NET
11 6 (30.00%) TDD
12 5 (25.00%) IIS
12 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework

STL
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (80.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (30.00%) CppUnit
2 6 (30.00%) GoogleTest
3 1 (5.00%) CodeRush
3 1 (5.00%) ReSharper
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (75.00%) C++ Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Lead Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Senior C++ Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C++ Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) XML
2 17 (85.00%) ATL
2 17 (85.00%) COM+
2 17 (85.00%) DCOM
3 15 (75.00%) OLE DB
4 7 (35.00%) MFC
4 7 (35.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 6 (30.00%) .NET
6 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 10 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 7 (35.00%) Performance Management
3 6 (30.00%) TDD
3 6 (30.00%) Automated Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.00%) Memory Management
5 1 (5.00%) OOP
5 1 (5.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C++
2 13 (65.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (30.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) C
5 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Google