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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank - - 99
Contract jobs citing STL 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.056%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.42%
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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
666 582 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.89% 24.82% 25.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 324 229
Average daily rate £335 £320 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 15
Average hourly rate £34.20 £32.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.23% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £11.00 £15.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £32.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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