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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 69 64 72
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing STL 5 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.56% 0.31% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.31% 0.82% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£363 £400 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +39.34%
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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
216 244 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.41% 37.42% 40.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 142 173
Average daily rate £400 £319 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.39% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £410 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% -13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 1 April 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) C++
1 13 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 13 (100.00%) XML
1 13 (100.00%) HTTP
2 12 (92.31%) FIX Protocol
3 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
4 10 (76.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (76.92%) C#
4 10 (76.92%) .NET
5 9 (69.23%) SQL
5 9 (69.23%) T-SQL
5 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
6 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
7 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
8 5 (38.46%) COM+
8 5 (38.46%) DCOM
8 5 (38.46%) Web Services
9 4 (30.77%) Finance
9 4 (30.77%) ATL
9 4 (30.77%) VB
9 4 (30.77%) OLE DB
9 4 (30.77%) VB6
10 3 (23.08%) Banking
10 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
11 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
11 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
11 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
11 2 (15.38%) Windows
12 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills

STL
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (84.62%) C++ Developer
3 8 (61.54%) Senior Developer
4 6 (46.15%) Senior C++ Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) XML
2 12 (92.31%) FIX Protocol
3 10 (76.92%) .NET
4 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
5 5 (38.46%) COM+
5 5 (38.46%) DCOM
5 5 (38.46%) Web Services
6 4 (30.77%) ATL
6 4 (30.77%) OLE DB
7 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C++
2 10 (76.92%) C#
3 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 9 (69.23%) T-SQL
4 4 (30.77%) VB
4 4 (30.77%) VB6
5 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft