The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Glasgow region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 57 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing STL 16 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.96% 0.38% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.73% 1.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.54% -8.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
279 289 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 34.11% 36.91% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 121 83
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
STL
Scotland

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 28 July 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 18 (100.00%) C++
2 15 (83.33%) XML
3 13 (72.22%) ATL
3 13 (72.22%) COM+
3 13 (72.22%) DCOM
4 12 (66.67%) HTTP
5 11 (61.11%) OLE DB
5 11 (61.11%) SQL
5 11 (61.11%) Multithreading
6 9 (50.00%) Visual Studio
7 8 (44.44%) MFC
8 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
8 7 (38.89%) Windows
8 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
8 7 (38.89%) Finance
8 7 (38.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 6 (33.33%) Performance Management
9 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
10 5 (27.78%) CppUnit
10 5 (27.78%) TDD
10 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
10 5 (27.78%) Google
10 5 (27.78%) GoogleTest
10 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (22.22%) .NET
11 4 (22.22%) IIS
11 4 (22.22%) C#
12 3 (16.67%) Banking

STL
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (22.22%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (27.78%) CppUnit
2 5 (27.78%) GoogleTest
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (77.78%) C++ Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Lead Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Senior C++ Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C++ Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) C Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) XML
2 13 (72.22%) ATL
2 13 (72.22%) COM+
2 13 (72.22%) DCOM
3 11 (61.11%) OLE DB
4 8 (44.44%) MFC
5 7 (38.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 4 (22.22%) .NET
7 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
8 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Multithreading
2 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 5 (27.78%) TDD
4 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.56%) Wealth Management
5 1 (5.56%) OOP
5 1 (5.56%) OO
5 1 (5.56%) Memory Management
5 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C++
2 11 (61.11%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 4 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (11.11%) VC++
6 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.56%) C
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Google
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