The table below looks at the statistics for STL skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank - - 101
Contract jobs citing STL 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.054%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +39.34%
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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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
622 552 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.82% 24.86% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 304 277
Average daily rate £350 £320 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 24
Average hourly rate £34.20 £32.50 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.23% +26.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £11.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £32.50 £51.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing STL across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

STL Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

STL
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

STL Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands