The first table below looks at the demand for STL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Scotland region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 118 113 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing STL 14 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.50% 0.12% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.78% 0.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
786 623 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.30% 25.26% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 284 186
Average daily rate £375 £370 £312
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +18.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 14
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
STL
UK

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

STL Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

STL
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

STL Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

STL
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STL across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

STL Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

STL
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

STL Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

STL
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STL within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 1 £210 - 1
STL
UK

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 16 (94.12%) C++
2 13 (76.47%) XML
3 11 (64.71%) Multithreading
3 11 (64.71%) ATL
3 11 (64.71%) COM+
3 11 (64.71%) DCOM
4 10 (58.82%) HTTP
5 9 (52.94%) OLE DB
5 9 (52.94%) SQL
6 8 (47.06%) MFC
6 8 (47.06%) Visual Studio
6 8 (47.06%) Windows
7 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
8 6 (35.29%) Performance Management
8 6 (35.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
9 5 (29.41%) Finance
9 5 (29.41%) Google
9 5 (29.41%) GoogleTest
9 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
9 5 (29.41%) IIS
10 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
10 4 (23.53%) .NET
10 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (23.53%) CppUnit
10 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
10 4 (23.53%) TDD
11 3 (17.65%) Banking
11 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework

STL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (29.41%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
3 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Visual Studio
2 5 (29.41%) GoogleTest
3 4 (23.53%) CppUnit
4 1 (5.88%) CMake
4 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.88%) Valgrind
4 1 (5.88%) Gerrit
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 13 (76.47%) C++ Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Lead Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Team Leader
5 2 (11.76%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Support Team Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Senior C++ Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) C++ Team Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) XML
2 11 (64.71%) ATL
2 11 (64.71%) COM+
2 11 (64.71%) DCOM
3 9 (52.94%) OLE DB
4 8 (47.06%) MFC
5 6 (35.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 4 (23.53%) .NET
7 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
8 1 (5.88%) WinRT
8 1 (5.88%) POSIX
8 1 (5.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Open Source
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Android
3 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX
3 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Multithreading
2 6 (35.29%) Performance Management
2 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
3 4 (23.53%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) Wealth Management
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) ITSM
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) C++
2 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
4 3 (17.65%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) Apple
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