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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Qt
Rank 530 488 495
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +7
Contract jobs citing Qt 25 46 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.054% 0.10% 0.032%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.38% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 8
Average daily rate
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£363 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 3
Average hourly rate £37.00 £39.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.66 £37.00 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £41.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.30% +17.85%
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
12559 12177 11793
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.17% 27.36% 28.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8538 7823 7618
Average daily rate £395 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 257 321
Average hourly rate £33.50 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.58 £13.50 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.95 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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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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 -31 6 £500 +37.93% 10
East of England -9 4 £319 -29.16% 2
South East -20 4 - - 11
South West - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Qt
UK

Qt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 78 (80.41%) C++
2 63 (64.95%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (50.52%) TDD
3 49 (50.52%) Linux
4 38 (39.18%) OpenGL
5 32 (32.99%) Pair Programming
6 30 (30.93%) Python
7 20 (20.62%) Degree
8 19 (19.59%) QA
9 17 (17.53%) Git (software)
10 16 (16.49%) Django
10 16 (16.49%) Open Source
11 15 (15.46%) Software Engineering
12 14 (14.43%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (14.43%) Scrum
13 13 (13.40%) Visual Studio
13 13 (13.40%) Multithreading
14 11 (11.34%) PyQt
15 10 (10.31%) Security Cleared
15 10 (10.31%) C
15 10 (10.31%) SQL
16 8 (8.25%) JavaScript
16 8 (8.25%) Windows
17 7 (7.22%) OO
17 7 (7.22%) Eclipse
17 7 (7.22%) SC Cleared
18 6 (6.19%) Continuous Improvement
18 6 (6.19%) Ethernet
18 6 (6.19%) HTML
19 5 (5.15%) CSS

Qt
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (1.03%) Mathematica
1 1 (1.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.19%) Ethernet
2 3 (3.09%) HTTP
3 1 (1.03%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.12%) SQLite
2 1 (1.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (17.53%) Git (software)
2 13 (13.40%) Visual Studio
3 7 (7.22%) Eclipse
4 4 (4.12%) CMake
4 4 (4.12%) GoogleTest
5 3 (3.09%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.06%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (1.03%) Subversion
General
1 2 (2.06%) Electronics
2 1 (1.03%) Automotive
2 1 (1.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 77 (79.38%) Developer
2 46 (47.42%) C++ Developer
3 28 (28.87%) Qt Developer
4 18 (18.56%) Python Developer
5 14 (14.43%) Software Engineer
6 13 (13.40%) Software Developer
7 9 (9.28%) Django Developer
7 9 (9.28%) Python/Django Developer
8 8 (8.25%) Senior Developer
9 7 (7.22%) Web Developer
10 4 (4.12%) Senior Software Developer
11 3 (3.09%) Python Web Developer
12 2 (2.06%) Senior Python Developer
12 2 (2.06%) Team Leader
12 2 (2.06%) Senior C++ Developer
12 2 (2.06%) C++ Programmer
12 2 (2.06%) Senior Software Engineer
12 2 (2.06%) Programmer
13 1 (1.03%) Oracle Developer
13 1 (1.03%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (39.18%) OpenGL
2 16 (16.49%) Django
3 11 (11.34%) PyQt
4 6 (6.19%) HTML
5 5 (5.15%) CSS
5 5 (5.15%) QML
5 5 (5.15%) VTK
5 5 (5.15%) Itk
5 5 (5.15%) Celery
6 3 (3.09%) CORBA
6 3 (3.09%) jQuery
7 2 (2.06%) Ajax
7 2 (2.06%) GTK+
7 2 (2.06%) HTML5
7 2 (2.06%) MFC
7 2 (2.06%) Middleware
8 1 (1.03%) DirectX
8 1 (1.03%) XHTML
8 1 (1.03%) Web Services
8 1 (1.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.49%) Open Source
2 2 (2.06%) Visualisation
2 2 (2.06%) GIS
3 1 (1.03%) STB
3 1 (1.03%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (1.03%) DTV
3 1 (1.03%) CUDA
3 1 (1.03%) User Experience
3 1 (1.03%) Animation
3 1 (1.03%) Contract for Difference
3 1 (1.03%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 49 (50.52%) Linux
2 8 (8.25%) Windows
3 4 (4.12%) Mac OS X
4 3 (3.09%) VxWorks
4 3 (3.09%) UNIX
5 1 (1.03%) ThreadX
5 1 (1.03%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.03%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (1.03%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (64.95%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (50.52%) TDD
3 32 (32.99%) Pair Programming
4 15 (15.46%) Software Engineering
5 14 (14.43%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (14.43%) Scrum
6 13 (13.40%) Multithreading
7 7 (7.22%) OO
8 6 (6.19%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (5.15%) OOD
9 5 (5.15%) Test Scripting
9 5 (5.15%) Project Planning
10 4 (4.12%) Unit Testing
10 4 (4.12%) Kanban
11 3 (3.09%) Test Automation
11 3 (3.09%) Software Testing
12 2 (2.06%) Embedded Software Development
12 2 (2.06%) Waterfall
12 2 (2.06%) UML
13 1 (1.03%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 78 (80.41%) C++
2 30 (30.93%) Python
3 10 (10.31%) C
3 10 (10.31%) SQL
4 8 (8.25%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.09%) Java
6 1 (1.03%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.03%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.03%) VC++
6 1 (1.03%) C#
6 1 (1.03%) R
6 1 (1.03%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 20 (20.62%) Degree
2 10 (10.31%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.06%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (19.59%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) JTAG
Vendors
1 4 (4.12%) Google
2 3 (3.09%) Progress
3 1 (1.03%) Perforce
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle
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