The table below looks at the statistics for STL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 235 192 243
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +51
Contract jobs citing STL 13 40 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.46% 0.091%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 1.77% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 7
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£350 £322 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.61% -0.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.54% -1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
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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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2318 2260 2325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.95% 25.84% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1316 1268 1192
Average daily rate £350 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 62 79
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.06 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

STL Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

STL
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

STL Daily Rate Trend in the South East

STL
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

STL Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

STL
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STL within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 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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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
Hampshire -38 4 £350 +9.54%
Surrey -9 3 £325 - 4
Oxfordshire -4 1 £350 - 2
Berkshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
STL
England

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 21 (100.00%) C++
2 16 (76.19%) Linux
3 12 (57.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 8 (38.10%) Python
5 7 (33.33%) OO
5 7 (33.33%) C
5 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 7 (33.33%) Multithreading
6 6 (28.57%) XML
7 5 (23.81%) UNIX
7 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
8 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
8 4 (19.05%) Electronics
8 4 (19.05%) Java
8 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
8 4 (19.05%) MATLAB
9 3 (14.29%) CSS
9 3 (14.29%) HTML
9 3 (14.29%) UML
9 3 (14.29%) Validation
9 3 (14.29%) Military
9 3 (14.29%) Open Source
9 3 (14.29%) Software Architecture
10 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
10 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
10 2 (9.52%) Physics
10 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
10 2 (9.52%) Oracle
10 2 (9.52%) C#
10 2 (9.52%) PHP

STL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) AutoCAD
1 1 (4.76%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (4.76%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (19.05%) Electronics
2 3 (14.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 11 (52.38%) C++ Developer
3 7 (33.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Graduate
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Graduate Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Embedded C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 6 (28.57%) XML
3 3 (14.29%) HTML
3 3 (14.29%) CSS
4 2 (9.52%) OpenGL
5 1 (4.76%) DirectX
5 1 (4.76%) WinForms
5 1 (4.76%) WPF
5 1 (4.76%) Qt
5 1 (4.76%) .NET
5 1 (4.76%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Open Source
2 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
2 2 (9.52%) Physics
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) UNIX
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) OO
1 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 7 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 3 (14.29%) Software Architecture
2 3 (14.29%) Validation
2 3 (14.29%) UML
3 2 (9.52%) Release Management
4 1 (4.76%) Parallel Processing
4 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.76%) Parallel Computing
4 1 (4.76%) OOP
4 1 (4.76%) CAD
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) TDD
4 1 (4.76%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C++
2 8 (38.10%) Python
3 7 (33.33%) C
4 4 (19.05%) Java
4 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 4 (19.05%) MATLAB
5 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
5 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
5 2 (9.52%) PHP
5 2 (9.52%) SQL
5 2 (9.52%) C#
6 1 (4.76%) Embedded C++
6 1 (4.76%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) PhD
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Autodesk
2 1 (4.76%) SolidWorks