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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 232 239 211
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -28
Contract jobs citing STL 26 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.067% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.07% 0.28% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 3 3
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£335 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £350 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 14
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-11.39% +5.33%
STL
England

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
2432 2172 2081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.99% 24.25% 25.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1549 1216 1104
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 54 93
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £19.00 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.85 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STL across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

STL Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 July 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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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
Berkshire +22 9 £335 - 2
Middlesex +11 8 £350 -
Buckinghamshire +2 3 £498 +53.07%
Hampshire +2 3 £405 +15.71% 5
West Sussex - 2 £325 - 1
Surrey - 1 £300 - 4
STL
England

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 41 (100.00%) C++
2 31 (75.61%) Multithreading
3 26 (63.41%) Perl
3 26 (63.41%) SQL
3 26 (63.41%) UNIX
4 24 (58.54%) Oracle
5 21 (51.22%) Python
6 19 (46.34%) Linux
7 18 (43.90%) Java
8 16 (39.02%) RDBMS
8 16 (39.02%) Relational Database
9 15 (36.59%) SDLC
9 15 (36.59%) OLTP
9 15 (36.59%) Sybase
10 13 (31.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 12 (29.27%) Software Engineering
12 8 (19.51%) C
13 6 (14.63%) Degree
13 6 (14.63%) Bash Shell
13 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
14 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
14 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
14 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
15 4 (9.76%) OOD
15 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio
15 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
16 3 (7.32%) PHP
16 3 (7.32%) HTTP
16 3 (7.32%) MFC
16 3 (7.32%) UML

STL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.32%) HTTP
3 1 (2.44%) IPv6
3 1 (2.44%) CTI
3 1 (2.44%) Internet
3 1 (2.44%) MPLS
3 1 (2.44%) L2TP
3 1 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (39.02%) RDBMS
1 16 (39.02%) Relational Database
2 15 (36.59%) OLTP
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.88%) GCC
2 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.44%) PhantomJS
3 1 (2.44%) CasperJS
3 1 (2.44%) GDB
3 1 (2.44%) Selenium
3 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.44%) Moq
3 1 (2.44%) Valgrind
Job Titles
1 34 (82.93%) Developer
2 33 (80.49%) C++ Developer
3 9 (21.95%) Software Engineer
4 8 (19.51%) C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Software Developer
5 5 (12.20%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Senior C++ Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Real Time Software Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Real Time Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (2.44%) C++ Programmer
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Programmer
6 1 (2.44%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (7.32%) MFC
2 3 (7.32%) Ajax
3 2 (4.88%) OpenGL
3 2 (4.88%) Qt
4 1 (2.44%) HTML
4 1 (2.44%) .NET
4 1 (2.44%) REST
4 1 (2.44%) WebKit
4 1 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.44%) NHibernate
4 1 (2.44%) WCF
4 1 (2.44%) LINQ
4 1 (2.44%) COM
4 1 (2.44%) CSS
4 1 (2.44%) SOAP
4 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.88%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.44%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.44%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 26 (63.41%) UNIX
2 19 (46.34%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (75.61%) Multithreading
2 15 (36.59%) SDLC
3 12 (29.27%) Software Engineering
4 4 (9.76%) OOD
5 3 (7.32%) UML
6 2 (4.88%) TDD
7 1 (2.44%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.44%) Release Management
7 1 (2.44%) API Design
7 1 (2.44%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) C++
2 26 (63.41%) SQL
2 26 (63.41%) Perl
3 21 (51.22%) Python
4 18 (43.90%) Java
5 8 (19.51%) C
6 6 (14.63%) Bash Shell
7 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
8 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
8 3 (7.32%) Ruby
8 3 (7.32%) PHP
9 1 (2.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Degree
1 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Puppet
1 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (58.54%) Oracle
2 15 (36.59%) Sybase
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) Perforce