The table below looks at the statistics for Qt skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Qt over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Qt
Rank 138 186 197
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +11
Contract jobs citing Qt 14 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.45% 0.079% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.40% 0.26% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 8
Average daily rate £500 £538 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +48.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £310 £450
% change year-on-year
-27.41% -31.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.66 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+44.61% -32.94%
Qt
London

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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
998 1544 1707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 31.81% 30.67% 29.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 852 1244 1272
Average daily rate £463 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £27.37 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.94% -26.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

Qt
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Qt across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Qt Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Qt
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Qt across the City of London region.

Qt Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Qt
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Qt across the City of London region.

Qt Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Qt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Qt also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Qt.

1 18 (100.00%) C++
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (94.44%) Linux
3 15 (83.33%) Pair Programming
4 13 (72.22%) TDD
4 13 (72.22%) OpenGL
5 4 (22.22%) Windows
6 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 3 (16.67%) Open Source
7 2 (11.11%) CMake
7 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
7 2 (11.11%) RESTful
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.11%) WPF
7 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 2 (11.11%) Mac OS X
7 2 (11.11%) Publishing
7 2 (11.11%) Cocoa
7 2 (11.11%) VBA
7 2 (11.11%) Web Services
7 2 (11.11%) Unix
8 1 (5.56%) CSS
8 1 (5.56%) HTML
8 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
8 1 (5.56%) SQL
8 1 (5.56%) Python
8 1 (5.56%) HTTP
8 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Degree
8 1 (5.56%) QA

Qt
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Qt also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Qt. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) CMake
2 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 15 (83.33%) C++ Developer
3 13 (72.22%) Qt Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Qt Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) OpenGL
2 2 (11.11%) Cocoa
2 2 (11.11%) RESTful
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) WPF
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) Django
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) Mac OS X
3 2 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (83.33%) Pair Programming
3 13 (72.22%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) Open Source
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (11.11%) VBA
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA