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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 254 252 243
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing STL 16 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.66% 0.66% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 6
Median daily rate £350 £335 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.35 £38.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -10.00%
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
2416 2282 2189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.10% 22.99% 23.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1588 1389 1274
Median daily rate £375 £350 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £271 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 40 49
Median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.00 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £44.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing STL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STL within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Middlesex +8 10 £350 -
Surrey -3 5 - - 4
Oxfordshire +9 1 - -
STL
England

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing STL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for STL.

1 41 (100.00%) C++
2 37 (90.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 36 (87.80%) Linux
4 27 (65.85%) Multithreading
4 27 (65.85%) Unix
5 26 (63.41%) Oracle
5 26 (63.41%) Perl
6 24 (58.54%) SQL
6 24 (58.54%) Software Engineering
7 23 (56.10%) C
8 12 (29.27%) Telecoms
8 12 (29.27%) OO
9 11 (26.83%) Subversion
9 11 (26.83%) Trac
10 9 (21.95%) Diameter Protocol
10 9 (21.95%) Cross-Platform Development
10 9 (21.95%) RANAP
10 9 (21.95%) LTE
10 9 (21.95%) GSM
10 9 (21.95%) UMTS
10 9 (21.95%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (21.95%) RTP
11 4 (9.76%) High Availability
12 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
12 3 (7.32%) Python
13 2 (4.88%) OOD
13 2 (4.88%) GPRS
13 2 (4.88%) OLTP
13 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
13 2 (4.88%) CTI

STL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) Diameter Protocol
1 9 (21.95%) GSM
1 9 (21.95%) LTE
1 9 (21.95%) RANAP
1 9 (21.95%) RTP
1 9 (21.95%) UMTS
1 9 (21.95%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.88%) CTI
3 2 (4.88%) GPRS
3 2 (4.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) OLTP
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (26.83%) Subversion
1 11 (26.83%) Trac
2 2 (4.88%) GCC
2 2 (4.88%) GDB
2 2 (4.88%) Jasmine
2 2 (4.88%) Moq
2 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.44%) CasperJS
3 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.44%) PhantomJS
3 1 (2.44%) Selenium
General
1 12 (29.27%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (68.29%) C++ Developer
1 28 (68.29%) Developer
2 23 (56.10%) Linux Developer
2 23 (56.10%) Linux Engineer
2 23 (56.10%) Oracle Developer
2 23 (56.10%) Software Engineer
2 23 (56.10%) SQL Developer
2 23 (56.10%) Unix Developer
2 23 (56.10%) Unix Engineer
2 23 (56.10%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 18 (43.90%) C++ Software Engineer
4 11 (26.83%) C++ Software Developer
4 11 (26.83%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) GSM Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) LTE Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) UMTS Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) UMTS Software Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (90.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (4.88%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) COM
2 2 (4.88%) LINQ
2 2 (4.88%) NHibernate
2 2 (4.88%) REST
2 2 (4.88%) SOAP
2 2 (4.88%) WCF
2 2 (4.88%) XML
3 1 (2.44%) CSS
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) OpenGL
3 1 (2.44%) Qt
3 1 (2.44%) Swing
3 1 (2.44%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 36 (87.80%) Linux
2 27 (65.85%) Unix
3 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (65.85%) Multithreading
2 24 (58.54%) Software Engineering
3 12 (29.27%) OO
4 9 (21.95%) Cross-Platform Development
5 4 (9.76%) High Availability
6 2 (4.88%) OOD
7 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.44%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (2.44%) Functional Testing
7 1 (2.44%) Open Source
7 1 (2.44%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) C++
2 26 (63.41%) Perl
3 24 (58.54%) SQL
4 23 (56.10%) C
5 3 (7.32%) Python
6 2 (4.88%) C#
6 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.44%) Java
7 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (63.41%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft