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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 56 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing STL 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.82% - 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.62% - 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£394 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £288 £325
% change year-on-year
+30.43% -11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £41.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +17.85%
STL
Scotland

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
229 201 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 31.24% 33.11% 30.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 116 129
Average daily rate £350 £319 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
Average hourly rate £24.00 - £26.27
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 - £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 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 32 (100.00%) C++
2 31 (96.88%) XML
3 29 (90.63%) FIX Protocol
4 26 (81.25%) HTTP
4 26 (81.25%) SQL
5 25 (78.13%) Visual Studio
6 21 (65.63%) SQL Server
6 21 (65.63%) DCOM
6 21 (65.63%) T-SQL
7 20 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 19 (59.38%) COM+
8 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
9 18 (56.25%) ATL
10 16 (50.00%) C#
10 16 (50.00%) .NET
11 14 (43.75%) OLE DB
12 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET
13 11 (34.38%) Finance
13 11 (34.38%) Multithreading
13 11 (34.38%) Unit Testing
14 9 (28.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 8 (25.00%) CppUnit
15 8 (25.00%) GoogleTest
15 8 (25.00%) Google
15 8 (25.00%) TDD
15 8 (25.00%) Automated Testing
15 8 (25.00%) Windows
16 7 (21.88%) Banking
17 6 (18.75%) Performance Management
17 6 (18.75%) MFC

STL
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 26 (81.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (65.63%) SQL Server
2 20 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (78.13%) Visual Studio
2 8 (25.00%) CppUnit
2 8 (25.00%) GoogleTest
3 1 (3.13%) ReSharper
3 1 (3.13%) CodeRush
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (100.00%) Developer
2 26 (81.25%) C++ Developer
3 10 (31.25%) Senior Developer
4 8 (25.00%) Senior C++ Developer
5 6 (18.75%) Lead Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (3.13%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.13%) C++ Team Leader
7 1 (3.13%) C Developer
7 1 (3.13%) C++ Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (96.88%) XML
2 29 (90.63%) FIX Protocol
3 21 (65.63%) DCOM
4 19 (59.38%) COM+
5 18 (56.25%) ATL
6 16 (50.00%) .NET
7 14 (43.75%) OLE DB
8 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET
9 9 (28.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 6 (18.75%) MFC
11 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
11 4 (12.50%) Web Services
12 2 (6.25%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Multithreading
1 11 (34.38%) Unit Testing
2 8 (25.00%) TDD
2 8 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 6 (18.75%) Performance Management
4 5 (15.63%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
5 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.13%) OOP
7 1 (3.13%) OO
7 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.13%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.13%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) C++
2 26 (81.25%) SQL
3 21 (65.63%) T-SQL
4 16 (50.00%) C#
5 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.25%) VB6
6 2 (6.25%) VB
7 1 (3.13%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) Google
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