The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Qt
Rank 193 223 -
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -
Contract jobs citing Qt 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.052% 0.028% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.094% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-16.11% +28.57%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1701 2120 2164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.36% 29.82% 27.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1260 1637 1684
Average daily rate £450 £424 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.19% -0.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 18
Average hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +22.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Qt
London

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 23 July 2014, 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 9 (75.00%) C++
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) OpenGL
3 5 (41.67%) TDD
3 5 (41.67%) Pair Programming
3 5 (41.67%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) Python
3 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) Mercurial
4 4 (33.33%) C
4 4 (33.33%) OO
4 4 (33.33%) OOD
4 4 (33.33%) Subversion
4 4 (33.33%) Perforce
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (33.33%) GTK+
5 3 (25.00%) ThreadX
6 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Degree
7 1 (8.33%) JSON
7 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
7 1 (8.33%) SQLite
7 1 (8.33%) Multimedia
7 1 (8.33%) GLSL
7 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (8.33%) OpenCL
7 1 (8.33%) OpenGL ES
7 1 (8.33%) HLSL

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (33.33%) Mercurial
2 4 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
1 1 (8.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
1 6 (50.00%) C++ Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Qt Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) OpenGL
2 4 (33.33%) GTK+
3 1 (8.33%) OpenCL
3 1 (8.33%) OpenGL ES
3 1 (8.33%) JSON
3 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
1 1 (8.33%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) ThreadX
3 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) TDD
1 5 (41.67%) Pair Programming
2 4 (33.33%) OO
2 4 (33.33%) OOD
2 4 (33.33%) Scrum
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (8.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C++
2 5 (41.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) Python
3 4 (33.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (8.33%) GLSL
4 1 (8.33%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) PhD
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Perforce