Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 19 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 > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 345 336 364
Rank change year-on-year -9 +28 -11
Contract jobs citing STL 13 29 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.078% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.65% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 18
South East median daily rate - £380 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.15% -5.71%
England median daily rate £625 £450 £519
% change year-on-year +38.89% -13.25% -13.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 16 3
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £41.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.85% -8.89% +12.50%
10th Percentile £43.75 £40.50 £37.50
90th Percentile £51.25 £44.50 £47.50
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 the South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4566 4462 5119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.53% 26.85% 26.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2821 2713 3305
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +4.83%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £513
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 127 118
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £14.78 £12.25 £14.99
90th Percentile £50.08 £55.20 £51.33
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%

STL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing STL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for STL in the South East

STL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for STL in the South East

STL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for STL in the South East

STL
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STL within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 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
Surrey -16 10 - - 2
Hampshire +5 3 - -
STL
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 South East region with a requirement for STL.

1 13 (100.00%) C++
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (92.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 10 (76.92%) Asterisk PBX
3 10 (76.92%) GCC
3 10 (76.92%) GDB
3 10 (76.92%) Trac
3 10 (76.92%) Diameter Protocol
3 10 (76.92%) Cross-Platform Development
3 10 (76.92%) RANAP
3 10 (76.92%) Wireshark
3 10 (76.92%) GGSN
3 10 (76.92%) SGSN
3 10 (76.92%) Multithreading
3 10 (76.92%) LTE
3 10 (76.92%) MGW
3 10 (76.92%) Subversion
3 10 (76.92%) Telecoms
3 10 (76.92%) RTP
3 10 (76.92%) GSM
3 10 (76.92%) PBX
3 10 (76.92%) UMTS
3 10 (76.92%) VoIP
3 10 (76.92%) Cisco
3 10 (76.92%) OO
4 3 (23.08%) C
4 3 (23.08%) Unix
5 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (15.38%) JSON

STL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) Asterisk PBX
1 10 (76.92%) Diameter Protocol
1 10 (76.92%) GGSN
1 10 (76.92%) GSM
1 10 (76.92%) LTE
1 10 (76.92%) MGW
1 10 (76.92%) PBX
1 10 (76.92%) RANAP
1 10 (76.92%) RTP
1 10 (76.92%) SGSN
1 10 (76.92%) UMTS
1 10 (76.92%) VoIP
1 10 (76.92%) Wireshark
2 2 (15.38%) HTTP
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
1 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) GCC
1 10 (76.92%) GDB
1 10 (76.92%) Subversion
1 10 (76.92%) Trac
2 1 (7.69%) ClearCase
2 1 (7.69%) ClearQuest
2 1 (7.69%) Rational Rose
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (76.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 10 (76.92%) Telecoms Engineer
2 10 (76.92%) Telecoms Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) JSON
2 2 (15.38%) WebSockets
3 1 (7.69%) ActiveX
3 1 (7.69%) MFC
3 1 (7.69%) OLE
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (76.92%) Cross-Platform Development
2 10 (76.92%) Multithreading
2 10 (76.92%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (23.08%) C
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) VB
3 1 (7.69%) VBA
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle