The table below looks at the statistics for STL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing STL 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
STL
UK

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 Northern Ireland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
38 42 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 35.19% 40.38% 41.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 15
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing STL across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

STL Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

STL
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

STL Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

STL
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

STL Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

STL
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 5 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 5 (100.00%) NewSQL
1 5 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) OOD
3 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Coaching
4 2 (40.00%) Unix
4 2 (40.00%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (40.00%) Degree

STL
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) NewSQL
1 5 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (40.00%) InterSystems Cache
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C++ Software Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Unix Developer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 5 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) OOD
3 2 (40.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree