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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 48 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing STL 26 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.01% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.78% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
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
296 210 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 34.30% 32.41% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 97 117
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.97%
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 18 September 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 29 (100.00%) C++
2 28 (96.55%) XML
3 23 (79.31%) HTTP
4 22 (75.86%) SQL
5 21 (72.41%) Visual Studio
5 21 (72.41%) DCOM
6 19 (65.52%) COM+
6 19 (65.52%) ATL
7 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
8 16 (55.17%) T-SQL
8 16 (55.17%) SQL Server
8 16 (55.17%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (51.72%) OLE DB
10 13 (44.83%) C#
10 13 (44.83%) .NET
11 12 (41.38%) Multithreading
12 10 (34.48%) Unit Testing
13 9 (31.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 9 (31.03%) Finance
14 8 (27.59%) GoogleTest
14 8 (27.59%) CppUnit
14 8 (27.59%) TDD
14 8 (27.59%) Automated Testing
14 8 (27.59%) Google
14 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET
14 8 (27.59%) Windows
15 7 (24.14%) MFC
15 7 (24.14%) Performance Management
16 6 (20.69%) Banking
16 6 (20.69%) Performance Tuning

STL
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (17.24%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (79.31%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (55.17%) SQL Server
1 16 (55.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (13.79%) RDBMS
2 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (72.41%) Visual Studio
2 8 (27.59%) CppUnit
2 8 (27.59%) GoogleTest
3 1 (3.45%) CodeRush
3 1 (3.45%) ReSharper
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (100.00%) Developer
2 24 (82.76%) C++ Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Senior Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Lead Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Senior C++ Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (3.45%) C++ Team Leader
6 1 (3.45%) C Developer
6 1 (3.45%) C++ Applications Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (96.55%) XML
2 21 (72.41%) DCOM
3 19 (65.52%) COM+
3 19 (65.52%) ATL
4 15 (51.72%) OLE DB
5 13 (44.83%) .NET
6 9 (31.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET
8 7 (24.14%) MFC
9 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
10 2 (6.90%) COM
11 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Multithreading
2 10 (34.48%) Unit Testing
3 8 (27.59%) TDD
3 8 (27.59%) Automated Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Performance Management
5 6 (20.69%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
7 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
9 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.45%) Memory Management
9 1 (3.45%) OOP
9 1 (3.45%) OO
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) C++
2 22 (75.86%) SQL
3 16 (55.17%) T-SQL
4 13 (44.83%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) C
5 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) Google