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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Qt
Rank 553 535 501
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -34
Contract jobs citing Qt 37 33 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.076% 0.069% 0.066%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.25% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 17
Average daily rate
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£390 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £270 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £270 £265
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -21.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -21.00%
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
13240 13258 11672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.33% 27.53% 27.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8921 8879 7543
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 171 339
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.66 £17.35 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £53.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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
South East +5 13 £350 +11.11% 20
London -1 12 £450 +5.88% 6
East Midlands - 7 £463 - 1
East of England +1 5 £270 - 2
Qt
UK

Qt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 69 (94.52%) C++
2 22 (30.14%) Python
3 21 (28.77%) Linux
3 21 (28.77%) Git (software)
4 19 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (24.66%) HTML
5 18 (24.66%) JavaScript
6 15 (20.55%) C
7 14 (19.18%) CSS
8 12 (16.44%) Django
8 12 (16.44%) QML
9 11 (15.07%) SQL
9 11 (15.07%) OpenGL
9 11 (15.07%) Celery
10 10 (13.70%) Software Engineering
11 9 (12.33%) TDD
11 9 (12.33%) User Experience
12 8 (10.96%) Windows
13 7 (9.59%) Blackberry
13 7 (9.59%) Finance
13 7 (9.59%) Bluetooth
13 7 (9.59%) HTTP
13 7 (9.59%) RESTful
13 7 (9.59%) ZigBee
13 7 (9.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 6 (8.22%) Mobile Development
14 6 (8.22%) HTML5
14 6 (8.22%) Apple iOS
14 6 (8.22%) Mobile App
14 6 (8.22%) Mobile Application Development

Qt
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (4.11%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.37%) Mathematica
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
2 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.59%) Bluetooth
1 7 (9.59%) HTTP
1 7 (9.59%) ZigBee
2 2 (2.74%) DVB
3 1 (1.37%) ATM
3 1 (1.37%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 21 (28.77%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.22%) Subversion
3 5 (6.85%) TortoiseSVN
4 4 (5.48%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.11%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.37%) GCC
General
1 7 (9.59%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Games
3 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.37%) Law
4 1 (1.37%) Legal
4 1 (1.37%) Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (71.23%) Developer
2 28 (38.36%) C++ Developer
3 15 (20.55%) Python Developer
4 9 (12.33%) Mobile Developer
4 9 (12.33%) Qt Developer
5 8 (10.96%) Django Developer
6 7 (9.59%) Senior Developer
6 7 (9.59%) Python/Django Developer
7 6 (8.22%) Software Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) Firmware Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Python Web Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Senior C++ Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Web Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Applications Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Project Engineer
10 2 (2.74%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 2 (2.74%) iOS Developer
10 2 (2.74%) C++ Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.66%) HTML
2 14 (19.18%) CSS
3 12 (16.44%) Django
3 12 (16.44%) QML
4 11 (15.07%) OpenGL
4 11 (15.07%) Celery
5 7 (9.59%) RESTful
5 7 (9.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 6 (8.22%) HTML5
7 5 (6.85%) GStreamer
8 3 (4.11%) Unity DI Container
8 3 (4.11%) AngularJS
8 3 (4.11%) WebGL
8 3 (4.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 3 (4.11%) Qt Quick
8 3 (4.11%) Ionic Framework
9 2 (2.74%) CSS3
9 2 (2.74%) STL
10 1 (1.37%) Motif
10 1 (1.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) User Experience
2 7 (9.59%) Blackberry
3 6 (8.22%) Mobile App
3 6 (8.22%) STB
4 4 (5.48%) Smart Meter
5 3 (4.11%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.74%) IPTV
7 1 (1.37%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.37%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.37%) Statistics
7 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.37%) iPhone
7 1 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.37%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.77%) Linux
2 8 (10.96%) Windows
3 6 (8.22%) Apple iOS
4 5 (6.85%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (5.48%) Android
6 3 (4.11%) UNIX
7 2 (2.74%) Nucleus RTOS
7 2 (2.74%) ThreadX
8 1 (1.37%) pSOS
8 1 (1.37%) VxWorks
8 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (13.70%) Software Engineering
3 9 (12.33%) TDD
4 6 (8.22%) Mobile Development
4 6 (8.22%) Mobile Application Development
4 6 (8.22%) OO
4 6 (8.22%) OOD
5 5 (6.85%) Project Planning
5 5 (6.85%) iOS Development
6 3 (4.11%) UML
6 3 (4.11%) Software Testing
6 3 (4.11%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (4.11%) Android Development
7 2 (2.74%) Multithreading
7 2 (2.74%) OOP
7 2 (2.74%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.74%) MVC
8 1 (1.37%) Scrum
8 1 (1.37%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.37%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 69 (94.52%) C++
2 22 (30.14%) Python
3 18 (24.66%) JavaScript
4 15 (20.55%) C
5 11 (15.07%) SQL
6 5 (6.85%) C#
7 3 (4.11%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.11%) Embedded C
8 2 (2.74%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.37%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.37%) Java
9 1 (1.37%) Perl
9 1 (1.37%) XPath
9 1 (1.37%) GLSL
9 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.37%) R
9 1 (1.37%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1 (1.37%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
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