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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank - 116 110
Contract jobs citing STL 0 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.62% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.15% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 3
Average daily rate
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- £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-9.72% -4.00%
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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
646 791 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.20% 28.69% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 439 283
Average daily rate £350 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £456 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 10
Average hourly rate £40.38 £42.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.85% +29.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.10 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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
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
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) VC++
1 1 (100.00%) Windows CE
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver

STL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows CE
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) VC++