The table below looks at the statistics for STL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 512 567 522
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -45
Contract jobs citing STL 109 77 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.71% 0.49% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 49 75
Median daily rate £500 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £730 £660 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 1
Median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £54.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15351 15820 15304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.85% 28.65% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10606 11015 10459
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 259 172
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.44 £17.69 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

STL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

STL
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing STL within the UK.

STL Daily Rate Trend in the UK

STL
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STL within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

STL Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

STL
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing STL within the UK.

STL Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

STL
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STL within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 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
England +59 108 £525 -2.09% 28
London +26 78 £575 -2.12% 16
South East +38 25 £375 +7.14% 9
City of London -1 12 £650 +4.00% 3
Surrey +20 11 - - 3
Camberley - 11 - - 3
Middlesex -6 9 £375 +7.14%
Hampshire +23 4 - - 1
Hillingdon - 4 £375 -
Northern Ireland -18 1 £410 -3.52%
County Antrim -18 1 £410 -3.52%
Belfast -19 1 £410 -3.52%
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £320 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 with a requirement for STL.

1 162 (98.78%) C++
2 98 (59.76%) Unix
3 94 (57.32%) SQL
4 89 (54.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 88 (53.66%) Linux
6 76 (46.34%) Software Engineering
7 69 (42.07%) Oracle
7 69 (42.07%) Perl
8 62 (37.80%) OO
8 62 (37.80%) Multithreading
9 43 (26.22%) Python
10 39 (23.78%) Release Management
11 36 (21.95%) Electronic Trading
12 34 (20.73%) High Availability
12 34 (20.73%) Java
12 34 (20.73%) OLTP
13 31 (18.90%) Algorithms
14 30 (18.29%) Algorithmic Trading
15 29 (17.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 29 (17.68%) Low Latency
16 27 (16.46%) SDLC
16 27 (16.46%) Finance
17 26 (15.85%) Front Office
17 26 (15.85%) Banking
18 25 (15.24%) Oracle Database
18 25 (15.24%) Database Tuning
19 23 (14.02%) Risk Management
20 22 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
20 22 (13.41%) VoIP
21 18 (10.98%) Multithreaded Programming

STL
Top Related IT Skills 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 6 (3.66%) Apache Qpid
1 6 (3.66%) Confluence
2 2 (1.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (1.22%) MS Project
1 2 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Summit
1 1 (0.61%) SunGard Martini
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.41%) VoIP
2 16 (9.76%) Asterisk PBX
2 16 (9.76%) Diameter Protocol
2 16 (9.76%) GSM
2 16 (9.76%) LTE
2 16 (9.76%) PBX
2 16 (9.76%) RANAP
2 16 (9.76%) RTP
2 16 (9.76%) UMTS
3 7 (4.27%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.66%) AMQP
4 6 (3.66%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (20.73%) OLTP
2 25 (15.24%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.27%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.44%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.44%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.22%) MySQL
5 2 (1.22%) ObjectStore
Development Applications
1 17 (10.37%) GDB
2 16 (9.76%) GCC
2 16 (9.76%) Subversion
2 16 (9.76%) Trac
3 6 (3.66%) Bitbucket
3 6 (3.66%) CMake
3 6 (3.66%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.66%) GoogleTest
3 6 (3.66%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.66%) JIRA
3 6 (3.66%) Valgrind
4 5 (3.05%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.22%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
General
1 27 (16.46%) Finance
2 26 (15.85%) Banking
2 26 (15.85%) Front Office
3 16 (9.76%) Telecoms
4 13 (7.93%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.44%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.22%) Back Office
6 2 (1.22%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 140 (85.37%) Developer
2 132 (80.49%) C++ Developer
3 34 (20.73%) Software Engineer
4 32 (19.51%) C++ Software Engineer
5 21 (12.80%) Oracle Developer
6 18 (10.98%) Linux Developer
7 16 (9.76%) C++ Software Developer
8 15 (9.15%) C++/Java Developer
8 15 (9.15%) Java Developer
9 14 (8.54%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 14 (8.54%) SQL Developer
10 13 (7.93%) Architect
10 13 (7.93%) Linux Engineer
10 13 (7.93%) Linux Software Architect
10 13 (7.93%) Oracle Architect
10 13 (7.93%) Software Architect
10 13 (7.93%) Unix Developer
11 11 (6.71%) Low Latency C++ Developer
12 10 (6.10%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
12 10 (6.10%) Electronic Trading Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (54.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 16 (9.76%) XML
3 15 (9.15%) Swing
4 14 (8.54%) Web Services
5 12 (7.32%) Middleware
6 11 (6.71%) CSS
6 11 (6.71%) EJB
6 11 (6.71%) HTML
6 11 (6.71%) J2EE
6 11 (6.71%) JSP
6 11 (6.71%) XML Schema
6 11 (6.71%) XSLT
7 3 (1.83%) ATL
7 3 (1.83%) Qt
7 3 (1.83%) RESTful
7 3 (1.83%) Spring
8 2 (1.22%) CORBA
8 2 (1.22%) Django
8 2 (1.22%) Twisted
8 2 (1.22%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.90%) Algorithms
2 29 (17.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 12 (7.32%) Fixed Income
4 11 (6.71%) N-Tier
5 6 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.66%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.66%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (3.05%) Derivative
7 4 (2.44%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.44%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.83%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.83%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.22%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.22%) Market Risk
9 2 (1.22%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.61%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (0.61%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.61%) Equities
10 1 (0.61%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 98 (59.76%) Unix
2 88 (53.66%) Linux
3 12 (7.32%) Solaris
3 12 (7.32%) Windows
4 6 (3.66%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (46.34%) Software Engineering
2 62 (37.80%) Multithreading
2 62 (37.80%) OO
3 39 (23.78%) Release Management
4 36 (21.95%) Electronic Trading
5 34 (20.73%) High Availability
6 30 (18.29%) Algorithmic Trading
7 29 (17.68%) Low Latency
8 27 (16.46%) SDLC
9 25 (15.24%) Database Tuning
10 23 (14.02%) Risk Management
11 22 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (10.98%) Multithreaded Programming
13 16 (9.76%) Cross-Platform Development
14 15 (9.15%) UML
15 12 (7.32%) E-Commerce
16 10 (6.10%) Regression Testing
17 9 (5.49%) Scrum
17 9 (5.49%) Unit Testing
18 7 (4.27%) High-Frequency Trading
Programming Languages
1 162 (98.78%) C++
2 94 (57.32%) SQL
3 69 (42.07%) Perl
4 43 (26.22%) Python
5 34 (20.73%) Java
6 17 (10.37%) C
7 11 (6.71%) JavaScript
8 10 (6.10%) Shell Script
9 6 (3.66%) Bash Shell
9 6 (3.66%) Ruby
10 3 (1.83%) C#
11 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.61%) VBA
11 1 (0.61%) VC++
Qualifications
1 15 (9.15%) Degree
2 9 (5.49%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.05%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.54%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (3.66%) Docker
Vendors
1 69 (42.07%) Oracle
2 16 (9.76%) Cisco
3 12 (7.32%) Solace
4 7 (4.27%) Cognizant
4 7 (4.27%) TIBCO
5 6 (3.66%) Google
6 5 (3.05%) Talarian
7 2 (1.22%) Bloomberg
7 2 (1.22%) Reuters
7 2 (1.22%) SmartStream
7 2 (1.22%) Thunderhead
8 1 (0.61%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.61%) Sophis
8 1 (0.61%) SunGard
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