The table below looks at the statistics for STL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 141 144 141
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing STL 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.033% 0.16% 0.069%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.59% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- -20.13%
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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
847 845 800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.82% 26.37% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 598 553
Median daily rate £350 £360 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 51 19
Median hourly rate £39.38 £42.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £19.46 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

STL
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

STL Daily Rate Trend in the South West

STL
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

STL Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

STL
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Somerset - 1 - - 1
STL
England

STL
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 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 West region with a requirement for STL.

1 11 (100.00%) C++
1 11 (100.00%) MFC
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (90.91%) Java
3 9 (81.82%) Visual Studio
3 9 (81.82%) SC Cleared
3 9 (81.82%) Security Cleared
4 8 (72.73%) SDLC
4 8 (72.73%) UML
5 7 (63.64%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
6 3 (27.27%) Use Case
6 3 (27.27%) OO
6 3 (27.27%) Windows
7 2 (18.18%) Validation
8 1 (9.09%) Linux
8 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
8 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
8 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
8 1 (9.09%) Android

STL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Visual Studio
2 7 (63.64%) Rational DOORS
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Java Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) MFC
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (72.73%) SDLC
2 8 (72.73%) UML
3 3 (27.27%) OO
3 3 (27.27%) Use Case
4 2 (18.18%) Validation
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
5 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C++
2 10 (90.91%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) SC Cleared
1 9 (81.82%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft