Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for STL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited STL over the 6 months to 22 November 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.

Standard Template Library (STL)
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 546 487 444
Rank change year-on-year -59 -43 -2
Contract jobs citing STL 93 121 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.27% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% 0.78% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 66 126
London median daily rate £625 £575 £536
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% +7.23% -10.63%
10th Percentile £513 £350 £341
90th Percentile £950 £750 £681
England median daily rate £625 £450 £513
% change year-on-year +38.89% -12.20% -14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £41.00 £38.38
% change year-on-year +15.85% +6.84% -18.35%

STL is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 17463 15527 14925
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.05% 34.33% 32.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13334 11615 11116
London median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £351 £319 £308
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 72 90
London median hourly rate £32.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £19.18 £19.23 £14.18
90th Percentile £50.00 £57.44 £55.38
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

STL
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing STL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for STL in London

STL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for STL in London

STL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing STL in London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for STL in London

STL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for STL in London

STL
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STL within the London region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West London -39 23 £370 +2.78% 2
Central London -13 4 £625 -3.85% 7
STL
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for STL.

1 93 (100.00%) C++
2 59 (63.44%) Unix
2 59 (63.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 52 (55.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 47 (50.54%) Multithreading
5 46 (49.46%) Python
6 45 (48.39%) Linux
6 45 (48.39%) SQL
7 38 (40.86%) Oracle
7 38 (40.86%) Front Office
8 32 (34.41%) XML
9 29 (31.18%) C#
10 25 (26.88%) Windows
10 25 (26.88%) Software Engineering
11 23 (24.73%) Java
11 23 (24.73%) Low Latency
12 20 (21.51%) OO
12 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (20.43%) Banking
13 19 (20.43%) OLTP
13 19 (20.43%) Oracle Database
13 19 (20.43%) Electronic Trading
13 19 (20.43%) Derivative
13 19 (20.43%) Investment Banking
14 17 (18.28%) Fixed Income
15 16 (17.20%) .NET
15 16 (17.20%) Algorithmic Trading
16 15 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (16.13%) AngularJS
16 15 (16.13%) Microsoft Excel

STL
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 14 (15.05%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (16.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (13.98%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.08%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) SunGard Martini
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.43%) OLTP
1 19 (20.43%) Oracle Database
2 11 (11.83%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.53%) RDBMS
4 5 (5.38%) ObjectStore
4 5 (5.38%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.08%) KDB
6 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Subversion
1 4 (4.30%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.23%) CppUnit
2 3 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.08%) GCC
3 1 (1.08%) GDB
3 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.08%) TeamCity
General
1 38 (40.86%) Front Office
2 19 (20.43%) Banking
2 19 (20.43%) Investment Banking
3 12 (12.90%) Finance
4 1 (1.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 89 (95.70%) Developer
2 88 (94.62%) C++ Developer
3 16 (17.20%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
3 16 (17.20%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 12 (12.90%) Low Latency C++ Developer
5 11 (11.83%) Analytics Developer
5 11 (11.83%) C++ Pricing Developer
5 11 (11.83%) Front Office C++ Developer
5 11 (11.83%) Front Office Developer
5 11 (11.83%) Pricing Developer
6 8 (8.60%) Linux Developer
6 8 (8.60%) Oracle Developer
7 7 (7.53%) C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) Software Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) SQL Developer
8 6 (6.45%) Python Developer
9 5 (5.38%) Unix Developer
10 4 (4.30%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (4.30%) Linux Software Architect
10 4 (4.30%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (63.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 32 (34.41%) XML
3 16 (17.20%) .NET
4 15 (16.13%) AngularJS
5 10 (10.75%) Ajax
5 10 (10.75%) Web Services
5 10 (10.75%) XSLT
6 1 (1.08%) CORBA
6 1 (1.08%) Middleware
6 1 (1.08%) SOAP
6 1 (1.08%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 52 (55.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 19 (20.43%) Derivative
3 17 (18.28%) Fixed Income
4 15 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (15.05%) Swaptions
6 12 (12.90%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 5 (5.38%) Credit Derivative
7 5 (5.38%) Market Risk
8 4 (4.30%) Computer Science
8 4 (4.30%) Virtual Team
9 3 (3.23%) Algorithms
10 2 (2.15%) Credit Risk
11 1 (1.08%) Data Structures
11 1 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (1.08%) Hedge funds
11 1 (1.08%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 59 (63.44%) Unix
2 45 (48.39%) Linux
3 25 (26.88%) Windows
4 14 (15.05%) Windows 7
5 11 (11.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (50.54%) Multithreading
2 25 (26.88%) Software Engineering
3 23 (24.73%) Low Latency
4 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (21.51%) OO
5 19 (20.43%) Electronic Trading
6 16 (17.20%) Algorithmic Trading
7 14 (15.05%) Analytics
7 14 (15.05%) Risk Analytics
8 11 (11.83%) Database Tuning
8 11 (11.83%) Multithreaded Programming
8 11 (11.83%) Quantitative Research
9 10 (10.75%) SDLC
10 5 (5.38%) OOD
10 5 (5.38%) Presales
10 5 (5.38%) Product Management
10 5 (5.38%) Scrum
10 5 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (4.30%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (4.30%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 93 (100.00%) C++
2 46 (49.46%) Python
3 45 (48.39%) SQL
4 29 (31.18%) C#
5 23 (24.73%) Java
6 10 (10.75%) Perl
7 8 (8.60%) Shell Script
8 5 (5.38%) C
9 2 (2.15%) Korn
10 1 (1.08%) AWK
10 1 (1.08%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.08%) sed
10 1 (1.08%) VBA
10 1 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (5.38%) Degree
2 2 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) MiFID
Vendors
1 38 (40.86%) Oracle
2 14 (15.05%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.38%) Sybase
4 3 (3.23%) SunGard
5 1 (1.08%) QAD
5 1 (1.08%) Solace