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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 249 245 241
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing STL 14 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.25% 0.066%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.59% 1.00% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 2
Median daily rate £338 £335 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £327 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £405 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.45 £35.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+21.28% -14.63%
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
2379 2406 2191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.74% 25.56% 23.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1526 1528 1241
Median daily rate £400 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £458 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 31 56
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.45 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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 1 July 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 -1 11 £350 -
Berkshire -8 2 £300 -10.44%
Buckinghamshire +9 1 £319 -35.87%
STL
England

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 40 (100.00%) C++
2 35 (87.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 34 (85.00%) Linux
4 29 (72.50%) Software Engineering
5 28 (70.00%) Unix
6 27 (67.50%) Oracle
7 24 (60.00%) Multithreading
7 24 (60.00%) Perl
7 24 (60.00%) SQL
8 22 (55.00%) C
9 12 (30.00%) OO
10 11 (27.50%) Telecoms
11 10 (25.00%) Java
11 10 (25.00%) Subversion
11 10 (25.00%) Trac
12 8 (20.00%) Cross-Platform Development
12 8 (20.00%) Diameter Protocol
12 8 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (20.00%) LTE
12 8 (20.00%) RANAP
12 8 (20.00%) RTP
12 8 (20.00%) GSM
12 8 (20.00%) UMTS
13 5 (12.50%) Swing
14 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
14 4 (10.00%) High Availability
15 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
15 3 (7.50%) Python
16 2 (5.00%) OLTP
16 2 (5.00%) RDBMS

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 8 (20.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 8 (20.00%) GSM
1 8 (20.00%) LTE
1 8 (20.00%) RANAP
1 8 (20.00%) RTP
1 8 (20.00%) UMTS
1 8 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (5.00%) GPRS
3 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.00%) OLTP
2 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Subversion
1 10 (25.00%) Trac
2 2 (5.00%) GCC
2 2 (5.00%) GDB
3 1 (2.50%) CasperJS
3 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.50%) PhantomJS
3 1 (2.50%) Selenium
3 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (27.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (72.50%) Developer
1 29 (72.50%) Software Engineer
2 28 (70.00%) C++ Developer
3 25 (62.50%) C++ Software Engineer
4 21 (52.50%) Oracle Developer
5 20 (50.00%) Linux Developer
5 20 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
5 20 (50.00%) SQL Developer
6 19 (47.50%) C++ Software Developer
7 18 (45.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 18 (45.00%) Unix Developer
8 17 (42.50%) Unix Engineer
8 17 (42.50%) Unix Linux Engineer
9 6 (15.00%) C++/Java Developer
9 6 (15.00%) Java Developer
9 6 (15.00%) Java Engineer
9 6 (15.00%) Java Software Developer
9 6 (15.00%) Java Software Engineer
10 4 (10.00%) Java Swing Developer
11 3 (7.50%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (87.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 5 (12.50%) Swing
3 1 (2.50%) CSS
3 1 (2.50%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) OpenGL
3 1 (2.50%) Qt
3 1 (2.50%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 34 (85.00%) Linux
2 28 (70.00%) Unix
3 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (72.50%) Software Engineering
2 24 (60.00%) Multithreading
3 12 (30.00%) OO
4 8 (20.00%) Cross-Platform Development
5 4 (10.00%) High Availability
6 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.50%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (2.50%) Functional Testing
6 1 (2.50%) Open Source
6 1 (2.50%) Software Architecture
6 1 (2.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) C++
2 24 (60.00%) Perl
2 24 (60.00%) SQL
3 22 (55.00%) C
4 10 (25.00%) Java
5 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (7.50%) Python
7 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.50%) VC++
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (67.50%) Oracle