The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 99 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing STL 26 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.93% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.35% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.99% -4.69%
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
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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
776 558 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.77% 22.66% 16.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 264 221
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 16
Average hourly rate £42.25 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £30.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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 26 (96.30%) C++
2 24 (88.89%) XML
3 20 (74.07%) DCOM
3 20 (74.07%) HTTP
4 18 (66.67%) COM+
4 18 (66.67%) Visual Studio
4 18 (66.67%) ATL
4 18 (66.67%) SQL
5 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
6 15 (55.56%) OLE DB
7 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
8 12 (44.44%) T-SQL
8 12 (44.44%) Multithreading
8 12 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (40.74%) Unit Testing
9 11 (40.74%) .NET
10 10 (37.04%) C#
11 9 (33.33%) Windows
11 9 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 8 (29.63%) GoogleTest
12 8 (29.63%) Google
12 8 (29.63%) Finance
13 7 (25.93%) Automated Testing
13 7 (25.93%) TDD
13 7 (25.93%) CppUnit
13 7 (25.93%) Performance Management
13 7 (25.93%) MFC
14 6 (22.22%) IIS
14 6 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
15 5 (18.52%) Banking

STL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 6 (22.22%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (74.07%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
2 12 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 8 (29.63%) GoogleTest
3 7 (25.93%) CppUnit
4 1 (3.70%) Valgrind
4 1 (3.70%) Gerrit
4 1 (3.70%) CodeRush
4 1 (3.70%) CMake
4 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.70%) ReSharper
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (92.59%) Developer
2 20 (74.07%) C++ Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Lead Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Team Leader
5 3 (11.11%) Senior C++ Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (3.70%) Support Team Leader
7 1 (3.70%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C++ Team Leader
7 1 (3.70%) C Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C++ Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (88.89%) XML
2 20 (74.07%) DCOM
3 18 (66.67%) ATL
3 18 (66.67%) COM+
4 15 (55.56%) OLE DB
5 11 (40.74%) .NET
6 9 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 7 (25.93%) MFC
8 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
8 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
9 3 (11.11%) COM
10 1 (3.70%) Web Services
10 1 (3.70%) POSIX
10 1 (3.70%) WinRT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.70%) Derivative
1 1 (3.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.70%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Multithreading
2 11 (40.74%) Unit Testing
3 7 (25.93%) TDD
3 7 (25.93%) Automated Testing
3 7 (25.93%) Performance Management
4 6 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.70%) Memory Management
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL
7 1 (3.70%) OOP
7 1 (3.70%) OO
7 1 (3.70%) PRINCE
7 1 (3.70%) Six Sigma
7 1 (3.70%) Project Management
7 1 (3.70%) Service Management
7 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.70%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 26 (96.30%) C++
2 18 (66.67%) SQL
3 12 (44.44%) T-SQL
4 10 (37.04%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) C
5 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) Apple