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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Qt
Rank 528 525 490
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -35
Contract jobs citing Qt 45 41 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.090% 0.084% 0.062%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.31% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 17
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £282 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £270 £276
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 5
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+16.88% +2.66%
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
13347 13265 11471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.80% 27.31% 27.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8801 8598 7381
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 208 309
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.89 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £52.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 31 March 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
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 31 March 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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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
South East -17 15 £353 +11.90% 27
North West -6 12 £375 -
London -17 11 £475 +31.03% 3
East of England +15 6 £288 +6.48% 3
South West -5 1 - - 4
West Midlands - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 2
North East - - - - 2
Qt
UK

Qt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 77 (83.70%) C++
2 45 (48.91%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (36.96%) Linux
4 32 (34.78%) Python
5 29 (31.52%) TDD
6 28 (30.43%) OpenGL
7 22 (23.91%) Git (software)
8 19 (20.65%) C
9 18 (19.57%) HTML
9 18 (19.57%) JavaScript
9 18 (19.57%) Software Engineering
10 16 (17.39%) Django
11 15 (16.30%) Multithreading
12 13 (14.13%) Pair Programming
12 13 (14.13%) SQL
12 13 (14.13%) Visual Studio
12 13 (14.13%) CSS
13 11 (11.96%) Celery
14 9 (9.78%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (9.78%) Security Cleared
14 9 (9.78%) QML
15 7 (7.61%) Windows
15 7 (7.61%) OO
15 7 (7.61%) Eclipse
15 7 (7.61%) HTTP
15 7 (7.61%) HTML5
15 7 (7.61%) SC Cleared
15 7 (7.61%) Degree
16 6 (6.52%) STB
16 6 (6.52%) Apple iOS

Qt
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.26%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) MS Office
1 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.09%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.61%) HTTP
2 5 (5.43%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.17%) DVB
4 1 (1.09%) ATM
4 1 (1.09%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.43%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 22 (23.91%) Git (software)
2 13 (14.13%) Visual Studio
3 7 (7.61%) Eclipse
4 5 (5.43%) Subversion
5 4 (4.35%) TortoiseSVN
5 4 (4.35%) GoogleTest
5 4 (4.35%) CMake
6 3 (3.26%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.17%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 3 (3.26%) Games
2 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.09%) Finance
3 1 (1.09%) Law
3 1 (1.09%) Legal
3 1 (1.09%) Banking
3 1 (1.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 64 (69.57%) Developer
2 25 (27.17%) C++ Developer
3 18 (19.57%) Python Developer
4 17 (18.48%) Qt Developer
5 16 (17.39%) Software Engineer
6 10 (10.87%) Software Developer
6 10 (10.87%) Python/Django Developer
7 9 (9.78%) Django Developer
8 8 (8.70%) Web Developer
9 7 (7.61%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Python Web Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Project Engineer
10 4 (4.35%) Firmware Engineer
11 3 (3.26%) Mobile Developer
11 3 (3.26%) Linux Engineer
11 3 (3.26%) Embedded Linux Engineer
11 3 (3.26%) C++ Software Engineer
12 2 (2.17%) Senior Software Developer
12 2 (2.17%) C++ Programmer
12 2 (2.17%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (30.43%) OpenGL
2 18 (19.57%) HTML
3 16 (17.39%) Django
4 13 (14.13%) CSS
5 11 (11.96%) Celery
6 9 (9.78%) QML
7 7 (7.61%) HTML5
8 5 (5.43%) PyQt
8 5 (5.43%) Itk
8 5 (5.43%) VTK
9 4 (4.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 3 (3.26%) WebGL
10 3 (3.26%) GStreamer
10 3 (3.26%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 3 (3.26%) Qt Quick
10 3 (3.26%) Ionic Framework
10 3 (3.26%) AngularJS
10 3 (3.26%) Unity DI Container
10 3 (3.26%) CORBA
11 2 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.52%) STB
2 4 (4.35%) Open Source
3 3 (3.26%) Visualisation
3 3 (3.26%) User Experience
4 2 (2.17%) IPTV
4 2 (2.17%) GIS
5 1 (1.09%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.09%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.09%) DTV
5 1 (1.09%) Statistics
5 1 (1.09%) iPhone
5 1 (1.09%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 34 (36.96%) Linux
2 7 (7.61%) Windows
3 6 (6.52%) Apple iOS
4 5 (5.43%) Mac OS X
5 4 (4.35%) UNIX
5 4 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (4.35%) Android
6 3 (3.26%) VxWorks
7 1 (1.09%) ThreadX
7 1 (1.09%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.09%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (48.91%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (31.52%) TDD
3 18 (19.57%) Software Engineering
4 15 (16.30%) Multithreading
5 13 (14.13%) Pair Programming
6 9 (9.78%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (7.61%) OO
8 6 (6.52%) Scrum
9 5 (5.43%) iOS Development
10 4 (4.35%) Kanban
10 4 (4.35%) Software Testing
10 4 (4.35%) Project Planning
10 4 (4.35%) Unit Testing
10 4 (4.35%) Test Scripting
10 4 (4.35%) OOD
11 3 (3.26%) Test Automation
11 3 (3.26%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (3.26%) Android Development
11 3 (3.26%) Mobile Development
12 2 (2.17%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 77 (83.70%) C++
2 32 (34.78%) Python
3 19 (20.65%) C
4 18 (19.57%) JavaScript
5 13 (14.13%) SQL
6 5 (5.43%) C#
7 3 (3.26%) Java
7 3 (3.26%) Embedded C
8 2 (2.17%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.09%) XPath
9 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.09%) R
9 1 (1.09%) GLSL
9 1 (1.09%) Perl
9 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.09%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (9.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.61%) Degree
2 7 (7.61%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (4.35%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (4.35%) Google
2 3 (3.26%) Progress
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
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