The table below looks at the statistics 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 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Qt
Rank 507 507 530
Rank change year-on-year
0 +23
Contract jobs citing Qt 72 40 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.085% 0.059%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 0.29% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 19 20
Average daily rate
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£405 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £328 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 3
Average hourly rate £33.25 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.87% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -18.75%
Qt
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14299 13817 13946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.94% 29.23% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9732 9197 8544
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 255 340
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.69 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

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

Qt Hourly Rate Histogram 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 October 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 +17 36 £475 +5.84% 6
South West -27 14 £400 - 5
North West - 9 - - 3
East of England -12 8 £270 -20.00% 3
South East -32 4 - - 8
East Midlands - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Qt
UK

Qt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 84 (84.85%) C++
2 65 (65.66%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (64.65%) Linux
4 57 (57.58%) TDD
5 42 (42.42%) OpenGL
6 39 (39.39%) Pair Programming
7 26 (26.26%) QA
8 24 (24.24%) Degree
9 22 (22.22%) Open Source
9 22 (22.22%) Python
10 14 (14.14%) Software Engineering
11 13 (13.13%) Multithreading
12 11 (11.11%) Visual Studio
13 10 (10.10%) Windows
13 10 (10.10%) Scrum
13 10 (10.10%) Security Cleared
13 10 (10.10%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (8.08%) OO
15 7 (7.07%) OOD
15 7 (7.07%) Git (software)
15 7 (7.07%) Django
15 7 (7.07%) Project Planning
15 7 (7.07%) PyQt
15 7 (7.07%) SC Cleared
16 6 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
16 6 (6.06%) Eclipse
16 6 (6.06%) SQL
17 5 (5.05%) C
17 5 (5.05%) Ethernet
17 5 (5.05%) GoogleTest

Qt
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.05%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.01%) HTTP
2 1 (1.01%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.04%) SQLite
2 1 (1.01%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.07%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.06%) Eclipse
4 5 (5.05%) GoogleTest
5 3 (3.03%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.02%) Eclipse RCP
6 2 (2.02%) CMake
7 1 (1.01%) Subversion
7 1 (1.01%) LabVIEW
7 1 (1.01%) JIRA
General
1 1 (1.01%) Games
1 1 (1.01%) Electronics
1 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.01%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 80 (80.81%) Developer
2 61 (61.62%) C++ Developer
3 37 (37.37%) Qt Developer
4 13 (13.13%) Python Developer
5 11 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 10 (10.10%) Software Developer
7 6 (6.06%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Django Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Python/Django Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Senior Software Developer
10 3 (3.03%) C++ Programmer
10 3 (3.03%) Programmer
11 2 (2.02%) Mobility Architect
11 2 (2.02%) Platform Architect
11 2 (2.02%) Web Developer
11 2 (2.02%) Architect
11 2 (2.02%) Team Leader
11 2 (2.02%) Senior Python Developer
12 1 (1.01%) MySQL Developer
12 1 (1.01%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (42.42%) OpenGL
2 7 (7.07%) Django
2 7 (7.07%) PyQt
3 4 (4.04%) QML
4 3 (3.03%) CORBA
5 2 (2.02%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (2.02%) VTK
5 2 (2.02%) wxWidgets
5 2 (2.02%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.02%) Itk
5 2 (2.02%) GTK+
5 2 (2.02%) Middleware
5 2 (2.02%) .NET
5 2 (2.02%) MFC
5 2 (2.02%) STL
6 1 (1.01%) Ajax
6 1 (1.01%) XML
6 1 (1.01%) CSS
6 1 (1.01%) HTML
6 1 (1.01%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.22%) Open Source
2 2 (2.02%) Smartphone
2 2 (2.02%) GIS
3 1 (1.01%) STB
3 1 (1.01%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (1.01%) User Experience
3 1 (1.01%) Animation
3 1 (1.01%) Contract for Difference
3 1 (1.01%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.01%) Physics
3 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 64 (64.65%) Linux
2 10 (10.10%) Windows
3 4 (4.04%) UNIX
3 4 (4.04%) VxWorks
4 3 (3.03%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.02%) Android
5 2 (2.02%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.01%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.01%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.01%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (65.66%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (57.58%) TDD
3 39 (39.39%) Pair Programming
4 14 (14.14%) Software Engineering
5 13 (13.13%) Multithreading
6 10 (10.10%) Scrum
6 10 (10.10%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (8.08%) OO
8 7 (7.07%) OOD
8 7 (7.07%) Project Planning
9 6 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (4.04%) Test Scripting
11 3 (3.03%) Test Automation
12 2 (2.02%) Software Testing
12 2 (2.02%) Embedded Software Development
12 2 (2.02%) UML
12 2 (2.02%) Validation
13 1 (1.01%) Automated Testing
13 1 (1.01%) Workflow
13 1 (1.01%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (84.85%) C++
2 22 (22.22%) Python
3 6 (6.06%) SQL
4 5 (5.05%) C
5 4 (4.04%) Java
6 3 (3.03%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.03%) C#
7 1 (1.01%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.01%) VC++
Qualifications
1 24 (24.24%) Degree
2 10 (10.10%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.07%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.01%) HND
4 1 (1.01%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (26.26%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) JTAG
Vendors
1 5 (5.05%) Google
2 3 (3.03%) Progress
3 1 (1.01%) Perforce
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle
3 1 (1.01%) Adobe
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