The table below looks at the statistics for Qt skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Qt over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Qt
Rank 359 397 379
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -18
Contract jobs citing Qt 49 9 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.043% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.75% 0.14% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 7 18
Average daily rate £500 £525 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +44.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £335 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £315 £450
% change year-on-year
-28.57% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.66 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+44.61% -30.85%
Qt
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6511 6235 6475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.21% 29.74% 29.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4848 4656 4576
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 23 55
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.37 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.68% -21.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £16.30 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

Qt
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Qt across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Qt Jobs Demand Trend in London

Qt
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Qt across the London region.

Qt Daily Rate Trend in London

Qt
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Qt across the London region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Qt Daily Rate Histogram in London

Qt
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Qt across the London region.

Qt Hourly Rate Trend in London

Qt
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Qt within the London region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +57 14 £500 -6.97% 1
Qt
England

Qt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 61 (100.00%) C++
2 59 (96.72%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (86.89%) Linux
4 44 (72.13%) OpenGL
4 44 (72.13%) TDD
5 32 (52.46%) Pair Programming
6 25 (40.98%) Degree
6 25 (40.98%) Open Source
7 18 (29.51%) Continuous Improvement
7 18 (29.51%) QA
8 11 (18.03%) Software Engineering
9 10 (16.39%) Windows
9 10 (16.39%) Git (software)
10 9 (14.75%) Python
10 9 (14.75%) HTTP
11 8 (13.11%) Mac OS X
11 8 (13.11%) VBA
12 7 (11.48%) JavaScript
12 7 (11.48%) CMake
13 6 (9.84%) Internet
14 5 (8.20%) OO
14 5 (8.20%) SQL
14 5 (8.20%) HTML
14 5 (8.20%) CSS
14 5 (8.20%) Django
14 5 (8.20%) RESTful
15 4 (6.56%) Software Architecture
15 4 (6.56%) Functional Testing
15 4 (6.56%) Non-Functional Testing
15 4 (6.56%) Embedded Systems

Qt
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (4.92%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.75%) HTTP
2 6 (9.84%) Internet
Development Applications
1 10 (16.39%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.48%) CMake
3 4 (6.56%) JIRA
3 4 (6.56%) Subversion
4 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.64%) Qt Creator
General
1 4 (6.56%) Banking
1 4 (6.56%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 53 (86.89%) Developer
2 47 (77.05%) C++ Developer
3 30 (49.18%) Qt Developer
4 7 (11.48%) C++ GUI Developer
4 7 (11.48%) GUI Developer
4 7 (11.48%) Linux Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Python Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Middleware Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Agile Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Embedded Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Android Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Android Software Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Qt Software Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) UI Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (72.13%) OpenGL
2 5 (8.20%) CSS
2 5 (8.20%) Django
2 5 (8.20%) HTML
2 5 (8.20%) RESTful
3 4 (6.56%) JSON
3 4 (6.56%) Middleware
4 1 (1.64%) Cocoa
4 1 (1.64%) Web Services
4 1 (1.64%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
1 4 (6.56%) Device Driver
1 4 (6.56%) DTV
1 4 (6.56%) Embedded Systems
1 4 (6.56%) STB
2 2 (3.28%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 53 (86.89%) Linux
2 10 (16.39%) Windows
3 8 (13.11%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.28%) Android
4 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (96.72%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (72.13%) TDD
3 32 (52.46%) Pair Programming
4 25 (40.98%) Open Source
5 18 (29.51%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (18.03%) Software Engineering
7 5 (8.20%) OO
8 4 (6.56%) API Development
8 4 (6.56%) Functional Testing
8 4 (6.56%) Multithreading
8 4 (6.56%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (6.56%) Software Architecture
9 3 (4.92%) Migration
10 1 (1.64%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (1.64%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (100.00%) C++
2 9 (14.75%) Python
3 8 (13.11%) VBA
4 7 (11.48%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.20%) SQL
6 4 (6.56%) C
7 2 (3.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (40.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (29.51%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) LXC