The first table below looks at the demand for Qt skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Qt over the 3 months to 30 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 England 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Qt
Rank 547 514 542
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +28
Contract jobs citing Qt 27 30 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.064% 0.032%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.22% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 9
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £336 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £290 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -27.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 7
Average hourly rate £37.75 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.62% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13759 13341 14111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.88% 28.64% 26.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8980 8637 8776
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 263 343
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
Qt
UK

Qt
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Qt Jobs Demand Trend in England

Qt
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Qt Daily Rate Trend in England

Qt
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Qt across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Qt Daily Rate Histogram in England

Qt
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Qt Hourly Rate Trend in England

Qt
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Qt within the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +18 18 £425 +6.25% 5
East of England -18 3 £270 -3.57% 4
South East -14 2 £350 - 2
West Midlands -16 2 - -
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
North East - - - - 1
North West - - - - 4
Yorkshire - - - -
South West - - - -
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UK

Qt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 56 (90.32%) C++
2 39 (62.90%) Linux
3 25 (40.32%) TDD
4 24 (38.71%) OpenGL
5 17 (27.42%) Pair Programming
6 16 (25.81%) Software Engineering
7 15 (24.19%) Python
8 14 (22.58%) Degree
9 10 (16.13%) Embedded Systems
9 10 (16.13%) OO
9 10 (16.13%) Java
10 9 (14.52%) OOD
10 9 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (14.52%) QA
11 8 (12.90%) Computer Science
11 8 (12.90%) Git (software)
11 8 (12.90%) Open Source
11 8 (12.90%) C
12 7 (11.29%) Windows
12 7 (11.29%) Android
13 6 (9.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 6 (9.68%) Project Planning
13 6 (9.68%) PhD
13 6 (9.68%) Subversion
14 5 (8.06%) Software Testing
14 5 (8.06%) Electronics
14 5 (8.06%) 3D Graphics
14 5 (8.06%) STL
14 5 (8.06%) OpenGL ES
14 5 (8.06%) HLSL

Qt
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 3 (4.84%) HTTP
2 2 (3.23%) DVB
3 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) MySQL
2 3 (4.84%) SQLite
3 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.68%) Subversion
3 4 (6.45%) JIRA
4 3 (4.84%) LabVIEW
4 3 (4.84%) GoogleTest
4 3 (4.84%) Trac
4 3 (4.84%) Mercurial
5 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.06%) Electronics
2 3 (4.84%) Games
3 1 (1.61%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.61%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 43 (69.35%) Developer
2 38 (61.29%) C++ Developer
3 19 (30.65%) Qt Developer
4 8 (12.90%) Software Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Python Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Programmer
6 4 (6.45%) Software Programmer
6 4 (6.45%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.45%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) C++ Programmer
7 2 (3.23%) Platform Architect
7 2 (3.23%) Mobility Architect
7 2 (3.23%) Architect
7 2 (3.23%) Applications Developer
8 1 (1.61%) MySQL Developer
8 1 (1.61%) C++ Software Developer
8 1 (1.61%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (1.61%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (1.61%) UI Developer
8 1 (1.61%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (38.71%) OpenGL
2 6 (9.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 5 (8.06%) STL
3 5 (8.06%) OpenGL ES
4 4 (6.45%) XML
5 3 (4.84%) Middleware
5 3 (4.84%) .NET
5 3 (4.84%) GTK+
5 3 (4.84%) WebKit
5 3 (4.84%) Direct3D
6 2 (3.23%) OpenCL
6 2 (3.23%) QML
6 2 (3.23%) HTML5
6 2 (3.23%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.23%) JSON
6 2 (3.23%) wxWidgets
6 2 (3.23%) HTML
7 1 (1.61%) POSIX
7 1 (1.61%) COM
7 1 (1.61%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (12.90%) Computer Science
2 8 (12.90%) Open Source
3 5 (8.06%) 3D Graphics
4 3 (4.84%) RenderMan
4 3 (4.84%) Device Driver
4 3 (4.84%) DTV
4 3 (4.84%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.84%) STB
5 2 (3.23%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.61%) CCTV
6 1 (1.61%) Physics
6 1 (1.61%) Contract for Difference
6 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (62.90%) Linux
2 7 (11.29%) Windows
2 7 (11.29%) Android
3 3 (4.84%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (4.84%) ThreadX
4 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.23%) VxWorks
4 2 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.61%) UNIX
5 1 (1.61%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.32%) TDD
2 17 (27.42%) Pair Programming
3 16 (25.81%) Software Engineering
4 10 (16.13%) OO
5 9 (14.52%) OOD
5 9 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (9.68%) Project Planning
7 5 (8.06%) Software Testing
8 4 (6.45%) Scrum
9 3 (4.84%) Automated Testing
9 3 (4.84%) Validation
9 3 (4.84%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.84%) UML
9 3 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (3.23%) Multithreading
11 1 (1.61%) OOP
11 1 (1.61%) Parallel Processing
11 1 (1.61%) Software Architecture
11 1 (1.61%) Parallel Computing
11 1 (1.61%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 56 (90.32%) C++
2 15 (24.19%) Python
3 10 (16.13%) Java
4 8 (12.90%) C
5 5 (8.06%) HLSL
5 5 (8.06%) GLSL
6 3 (4.84%) C#
6 3 (4.84%) SQL
7 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.61%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 14 (22.58%) Degree
2 6 (9.68%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (4.84%) Google
1 3 (4.84%) Perforce
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.61%) Adobe
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