The table below looks at the statistics for STL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 18 15 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing STL 10 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 7.09% 7.55% 2.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.73% 31.58% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 5
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -
STL
South East

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 Middlesex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
44 38 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 31.21% 23.90% 26.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 28 41
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex region citing STL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

STL Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

STL
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

STL Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

STL
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing STL across the Middlesex region.

STL Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

STL
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing STL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Middlesex region with a requirement for STL.

1 20 (100.00%) C++
1 20 (100.00%) Unix
2 19 (95.00%) Linux
2 19 (95.00%) Perl
2 19 (95.00%) SQL
3 16 (80.00%) Oracle
3 16 (80.00%) Java
4 15 (75.00%) Software Engineering
4 15 (75.00%) Multithreading
4 15 (75.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 15 (75.00%) C
5 2 (10.00%) Swing

STL
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (80.00%) C++ Software Developer
3 15 (75.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 15 (75.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 15 (75.00%) Oracle Developer
3 15 (75.00%) Software Engineer
4 14 (70.00%) Architect
4 14 (70.00%) Linux Developer
4 14 (70.00%) Linux Engineer
4 14 (70.00%) Linux Software Architect
4 14 (70.00%) Oracle Architect
4 14 (70.00%) Software Architect
4 14 (70.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C++/Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Java Swing Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (10.00%) Swing
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Unix
2 19 (95.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Multithreading
1 15 (75.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C++
2 19 (95.00%) Perl
2 19 (95.00%) SQL
3 16 (80.00%) Java
4 15 (75.00%) C
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Oracle