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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 108 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing STL 12 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.45% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.87% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £41.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +17.85%
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
641 597 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.29% 26.16% 28.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 312 334
Average daily rate £375 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £63.75 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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
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 29 January 2015. 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
STL
UK

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 25 (100.00%) C++
1 25 (100.00%) XML
2 24 (96.00%) Visual Studio
2 24 (96.00%) FIX Protocol
3 23 (92.00%) HTTP
4 20 (80.00%) SQL Server
5 19 (76.00%) .NET
5 19 (76.00%) SQL
5 19 (76.00%) C#
5 19 (76.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (72.00%) T-SQL
6 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
7 15 (60.00%) ASP.NET
8 12 (48.00%) DCOM
9 10 (40.00%) COM+
10 9 (36.00%) ATL
11 8 (32.00%) Unit Testing
12 7 (28.00%) OLE DB
13 6 (24.00%) Banking
13 6 (24.00%) Finance
14 5 (20.00%) Web Services
15 4 (16.00%) VB
15 4 (16.00%) VB6
15 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
16 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
16 3 (12.00%) Multithreading
16 3 (12.00%) Windows
17 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
17 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
17 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development

STL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (92.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (76.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (96.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.00%) CppUnit
2 2 (8.00%) GoogleTest
General
1 6 (24.00%) Banking
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Developer
2 23 (92.00%) C++ Developer
3 13 (52.00%) Senior Developer
4 11 (44.00%) Senior C++ Developer
5 1 (4.00%) C++ Applications Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) XML
2 24 (96.00%) FIX Protocol
3 19 (76.00%) .NET
4 15 (60.00%) ASP.NET
5 12 (48.00%) DCOM
6 10 (40.00%) COM+
7 9 (36.00%) ATL
8 7 (28.00%) OLE DB
9 5 (20.00%) Web Services
10 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
11 2 (8.00%) COM
11 2 (8.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 1 (4.00%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (12.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.00%) TDD
3 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) C++
2 19 (76.00%) SQL
2 19 (76.00%) C#
3 18 (72.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (16.00%) VB
4 4 (16.00%) VB6
5 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Google