The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for STL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited STL over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Standard Template Library (STL)
South East / Berkshire
Rank - 120 128
Contract jobs citing STL 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - 0.081% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.46% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Median daily rate - £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.94%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £370 £363
% change year-on-year +18.91% +2.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year - +1.26%  

STL is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 330 435 611
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 18.01% 17.71% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 266 365
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £55.55 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.99% +70.92%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

STL
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing STL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for STL in Berkshire

STL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for STL in Berkshire

STL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for STL in Berkshire