Period
to 18 December 2018

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 18 December 2018 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 363 364 335
Rank change year-on-year +1 -29 +49
Contract jobs citing STL 28 19 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 0.40% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 8
South East median daily rate £425 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -1.32% +15.15%
10th Percentile £368 £338 £308
90th Percentile £447 £413 £409
England median daily rate £575 £625 £500
% change year-on-year -8.00% +25.00% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 18
South East median hourly rate - £47.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.85% -8.89%
England median hourly rate £41.50 £47.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -12.63% +15.85% +4.46%

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 5,561 4,759 4,397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.01% 28.14% 27.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,624 2,915 2,658
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £281
90th Percentile £575 £571 £538
England median daily rate £485 £473 £425
% change year-on-year +2.54% +11.29% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 90 121
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +9.33%
10th Percentile £26.65 £16.48 £18.22
90th Percentile £53.00 £50.08 £55.00
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing STL in the South East over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 18 December 2018. 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
Thames Valley +33 10 £425 +13.33% 6
Berkshire +6 10 £425 +13.33% 3
Hampshire -16 9 £460 - 2
Middlesex - 5 - -
Surrey -21 4 £300 - 9
STL
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing STL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for STL.

1 28 (100.00%) C++
2 19 (67.86%) XML
3 17 (60.71%) C
4 13 (46.43%) Oracle
5 12 (42.86%) Software Engineering
6 11 (39.29%) CMS
6 11 (39.29%) PVCS
6 11 (39.29%) SQL
6 11 (39.29%) OpenVMS
6 11 (39.29%) Fortran
7 8 (28.57%) OO
7 8 (28.57%) ATL
7 8 (28.57%) Web Services
7 8 (28.57%) Qt
8 7 (25.00%) Linux
8 7 (25.00%) ProC
9 6 (21.43%) Unix
9 6 (21.43%) Client/Server
9 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
9 6 (21.43%) Data Structures
9 6 (21.43%) Algorithms
9 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
9 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
9 6 (21.43%) Software Testing
9 6 (21.43%) Degree
9 6 (21.43%) Mathematics
9 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
9 6 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (14.29%) PowerBuilder

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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (39.29%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Diameter Protocol
1 3 (10.71%) GGSN
1 3 (10.71%) GSM
1 3 (10.71%) LTE
1 3 (10.71%) MGW
1 3 (10.71%) RANAP
1 3 (10.71%) RTP
1 3 (10.71%) SGSN
1 3 (10.71%) UMTS
1 3 (10.71%) VoIP
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.14%) MySQL
3 2 (7.14%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) PVCS
2 7 (25.00%) ProC
3 4 (14.29%) PowerBuilder
4 3 (10.71%) GCC
4 3 (10.71%) GDB
General
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Developer
2 13 (46.43%) Software Engineer
3 8 (28.57%) Fortran Developer
4 7 (25.00%) C++ Developer
4 7 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) C Developer
5 3 (10.71%) C/C++ Developer
5 3 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Python Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Python Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.57%) C++ Programmer
7 1 (3.57%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Programmer
7 1 (3.57%) Python Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Software Development Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (67.86%) XML
2 8 (28.57%) ATL
2 8 (28.57%) Qt
2 8 (28.57%) Web Services
3 3 (10.71%) Django
4 1 (3.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Algorithms
1 6 (21.43%) Client/Server
1 6 (21.43%) Data Structures
2 3 (10.71%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) OpenVMS
2 7 (25.00%) Linux
3 6 (21.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 8 (28.57%) OO
3 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 6 (21.43%) Mathematics
3 6 (21.43%) Software Testing
4 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.71%) DevOps
5 3 (10.71%) Multithreading
5 3 (10.71%) Open Source
5 3 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (10.71%) Scrum
5 3 (10.71%) SOA
5 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Web Development
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) C++
2 17 (60.71%) C
3 11 (39.29%) Fortran
3 11 (39.29%) SQL
4 4 (14.29%) Python
5 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
1 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Oracle