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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Qt
Rank 554 470 533
Rank change year-on-year
-84 +63
Contract jobs citing Qt 36 33 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.077% 0.079%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.29% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 10
Average daily rate £363 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.08% -4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £265 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 23
Average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.50 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -3.22%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13782 11568 14360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.85% 26.85% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9018 7371 8668
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 331 363
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -14 21 £363 +3.57% 9
South East -11 6 £315 - 5
East of England -25 6 £270 -40.00% 4
South West -30 2 - - 11
North West -16 1 - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 1
Qt
UK

Qt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 67 (82.72%) C++
2 37 (45.68%) OpenGL
3 33 (40.74%) Linux
4 32 (39.51%) Java
5 31 (38.27%) Degree
6 28 (34.57%) Software Engineering
7 25 (30.86%) C
8 22 (27.16%) Android
9 21 (25.93%) Computer Science
10 20 (24.69%) TDD
11 19 (23.46%) Python
12 16 (19.75%) GLSL
12 16 (19.75%) OpenGL ES
13 14 (17.28%) Embedded Systems
13 14 (17.28%) OOD
13 14 (17.28%) OO
13 14 (17.28%) Pair Programming
13 14 (17.28%) 3D Graphics
14 12 (14.81%) Open Source
15 11 (13.58%) Git (software)
15 11 (13.58%) Web Services
15 11 (13.58%) Games
16 10 (12.35%) Electronics
16 10 (12.35%) PhD
16 10 (12.35%) QA
16 10 (12.35%) JSON
16 10 (12.35%) Subversion
16 10 (12.35%) HLSL
17 8 (9.88%) Apple iOS
17 8 (9.88%) Continuous Improvement

Qt
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.23%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) SAP MDM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.41%) NFC
2 4 (4.94%) HTTP
3 3 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.47%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.47%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.94%) MySQL
2 3 (3.70%) SQLite
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.23%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.23%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 11 (13.58%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.35%) Subversion
3 7 (8.64%) Mercurial
4 3 (3.70%) JIRA
4 3 (3.70%) Trac
5 2 (2.47%) GoogleTest
5 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.47%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.47%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.23%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.23%) JUnit
6 1 (1.23%) NUnit
6 1 (1.23%) Selenium
6 1 (1.23%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.23%) SAP CE
6 1 (1.23%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (13.58%) Games
2 10 (12.35%) Electronics
3 2 (2.47%) Retail
4 1 (1.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 42 (51.85%) Developer
2 30 (37.04%) C++ Developer
3 16 (19.75%) Software Engineer
4 7 (8.64%) Software Developer
5 6 (7.41%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 6 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (7.41%) Architect
6 4 (4.94%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Games Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Applications Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Programmer
7 3 (3.70%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.70%) Python Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Software Programmer
8 2 (2.47%) C++ Programmer
8 2 (2.47%) C++ Software Developer
9 1 (1.23%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.23%) Tester
9 1 (1.23%) Senior C++ Developer
9 1 (1.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (45.68%) OpenGL
2 16 (19.75%) OpenGL ES
3 11 (13.58%) Web Services
4 10 (12.35%) JSON
5 7 (8.64%) .NET
5 7 (8.64%) GTK+
5 7 (8.64%) Direct3D
6 6 (7.41%) HTML
7 5 (6.17%) XML
7 5 (6.17%) HTML5
8 4 (4.94%) WebKit
8 4 (4.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 4 (4.94%) STL
8 4 (4.94%) Middleware
9 3 (3.70%) QML
9 3 (3.70%) OpenCL
10 2 (2.47%) Flash
11 1 (1.23%) J2EE
11 1 (1.23%) ATL
11 1 (1.23%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.93%) Computer Science
2 14 (17.28%) Embedded Systems
2 14 (17.28%) 3D Graphics
3 12 (14.81%) Open Source
4 7 (8.64%) RenderMan
5 6 (7.41%) Mobile App
5 6 (7.41%) Mathematics
6 5 (6.17%) STB
6 5 (6.17%) Device Driver
7 4 (4.94%) Animation
7 4 (4.94%) DTV
8 3 (3.70%) Video on Demand
9 2 (2.47%) Physics
9 2 (2.47%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (2.47%) GPGPU
10 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
10 1 (1.23%) CCTV
10 1 (1.23%) Data Integration
10 1 (1.23%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 33 (40.74%) Linux
2 22 (27.16%) Android
3 8 (9.88%) Apple iOS
3 8 (9.88%) bada
4 6 (7.41%) Windows
5 3 (3.70%) ThreadX
5 3 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (2.47%) Nucleus RTOS
6 2 (2.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.57%) Software Engineering
2 20 (24.69%) TDD
3 14 (17.28%) OOD
3 14 (17.28%) OO
3 14 (17.28%) Pair Programming
4 8 (9.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (9.88%) Scrum
5 7 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (7.41%) Multithreading
6 6 (7.41%) Software Testing
7 5 (6.17%) Project Planning
8 4 (4.94%) UML
8 4 (4.94%) E-Commerce
9 3 (3.70%) OOP
10 2 (2.47%) Automated Testing
10 2 (2.47%) Unit Testing
10 2 (2.47%) SysML
10 2 (2.47%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.47%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 67 (82.72%) C++
2 32 (39.51%) Java
3 25 (30.86%) C
4 19 (23.46%) Python
5 16 (19.75%) GLSL
6 10 (12.35%) HLSL
7 4 (4.94%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.70%) SQL
9 2 (2.47%) C#
9 2 (2.47%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.47%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.23%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (38.27%) Degree
2 10 (12.35%) PhD
3 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.35%) QA
2 2 (2.47%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 8 (9.88%) Symbian
2 7 (8.64%) Perforce
3 2 (2.47%) Google
4 1 (1.23%) Open Text
4 1 (1.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.23%) SAP
4 1 (1.23%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle
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