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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Standard Template Library (STL)
England / South East
Rank 223 236 249
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +13
Contract jobs citing STL 20 27 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.31% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.02% 1.25% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 10
Median daily rate £360 £350 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £350 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £365 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £381
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -3.61%

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
1967 2167 2380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.93% 24.87% 24.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1233 1464 1376
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 48 53
Median hourly rate £43.50 £47.83 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.05% +59.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.64 £15.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.89 £60.62 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 25 February 2017. 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 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
Surrey +5 11 - - 2
Middlesex +1 7 £360 +2.85%
Hampshire - 2 £353 - 1
STL
England

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 48 (100.00%) C++
2 43 (89.58%) Linux
3 41 (85.42%) Software Engineering
4 39 (81.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 27 (56.25%) OO
6 24 (50.00%) VoIP
6 24 (50.00%) GDB
7 23 (47.92%) GCC
7 23 (47.92%) Trac
7 23 (47.92%) Asterisk PBX
7 23 (47.92%) LTE
7 23 (47.92%) Diameter Protocol
7 23 (47.92%) Cross-Platform Development
7 23 (47.92%) Cisco
7 23 (47.92%) GSM
7 23 (47.92%) PBX
7 23 (47.92%) UMTS
7 23 (47.92%) RTP
7 23 (47.92%) Telecoms
7 23 (47.92%) Subversion
7 23 (47.92%) RANAP
8 22 (45.83%) Multithreading
9 19 (39.58%) Unix
10 18 (37.50%) Perl
10 18 (37.50%) SQL
11 16 (33.33%) C
12 14 (29.17%) Oracle
12 14 (29.17%) High Availability
13 13 (27.08%) Java
14 10 (20.83%) Wireshark

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.08%) Apache Qpid
1 1 (2.08%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 24 (50.00%) VoIP
2 23 (47.92%) Asterisk PBX
2 23 (47.92%) Diameter Protocol
2 23 (47.92%) GSM
2 23 (47.92%) LTE
2 23 (47.92%) PBX
2 23 (47.92%) RANAP
2 23 (47.92%) RTP
2 23 (47.92%) UMTS
3 10 (20.83%) Wireshark
4 4 (8.33%) GGSN
4 4 (8.33%) MGW
4 4 (8.33%) SGSN
5 1 (2.08%) AMQP
5 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) GIS
3 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (50.00%) GDB
2 23 (47.92%) GCC
2 23 (47.92%) Subversion
2 23 (47.92%) Trac
3 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.17%) NuGet
5 1 (2.08%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.08%) CMake
5 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.08%) GoogleTest
5 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.08%) JIRA
5 1 (2.08%) Valgrind
General
1 23 (47.92%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.08%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 41 (85.42%) Software Engineer
2 39 (81.25%) C++ Software Engineer
3 20 (41.67%) Developer
4 19 (39.58%) C++ Developer
5 13 (27.08%) Architect
5 13 (27.08%) C++ Software Developer
5 13 (27.08%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 13 (27.08%) Linux Developer
5 13 (27.08%) Linux Engineer
5 13 (27.08%) Linux Software Architect
5 13 (27.08%) Oracle Architect
5 13 (27.08%) Oracle Developer
5 13 (27.08%) Software Architect
5 13 (27.08%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (81.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (6.25%) ATL
2 3 (6.25%) Qt
2 3 (6.25%) Web Services
2 3 (6.25%) XML
3 2 (4.17%) .NET
3 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.17%) Entity Framework
3 2 (4.17%) LINQ
3 2 (4.17%) SignalR
3 2 (4.17%) Task Parallel Library
3 2 (4.17%) WCF
4 1 (2.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 3 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.25%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.17%) User Experience
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 43 (89.58%) Linux
2 19 (39.58%) Unix
3 3 (6.25%) Windows
4 2 (4.17%) Android
5 1 (2.08%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (85.42%) Software Engineering
2 27 (56.25%) OO
3 23 (47.92%) Cross-Platform Development
4 22 (45.83%) Multithreading
5 14 (29.17%) High Availability
6 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.42%) Scrum
7 3 (6.25%) Mathematics
7 3 (6.25%) Open Source
7 3 (6.25%) Software Testing
8 2 (4.17%) Prototyping
8 2 (4.17%) UML
8 2 (4.17%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.17%) Use Case
9 1 (2.08%) Automated Testing
9 1 (2.08%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.08%) Memory Management
9 1 (2.08%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) C++
2 18 (37.50%) Perl
2 18 (37.50%) SQL
3 16 (33.33%) C
4 13 (27.08%) Java
5 3 (6.25%) Python
6 2 (4.17%) C#
7 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.08%) Ruby
7 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) Degree
3 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Docker
Vendors
1 23 (47.92%) Cisco
2 14 (29.17%) Oracle
3 2 (4.17%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.08%) Google
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
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