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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Qt
Rank 382 404 378
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -26
Contract jobs citing Qt 20 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.086% 0.086% 0.028%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.29% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 4
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £350 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-23.88% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Average hourly rate - £39.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £42.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-12.94% +17.24%
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
6901 7306 6635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.83% 30.02% 30.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5275 5295 4834
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 53 67
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £18.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 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
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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
City of London +13 6 £525 +16.66%
Chessington - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Qt
England

Qt
Top 28 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 50 (100.00%) C++
2 48 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (94.00%) Linux
4 46 (92.00%) TDD
5 38 (76.00%) Pair Programming
6 35 (70.00%) OpenGL
7 24 (48.00%) QA
8 19 (38.00%) Degree
8 19 (38.00%) Open Source
9 6 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (6.00%) Software Engineering
11 2 (4.00%) Scrum
11 2 (4.00%) Middleware
11 2 (4.00%) UNIX
12 1 (2.00%) Windows
12 1 (2.00%) VC++
12 1 (2.00%) HTML
12 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
12 1 (2.00%) MFC
12 1 (2.00%) DTV
12 1 (2.00%) DirectX
12 1 (2.00%) Ajax
12 1 (2.00%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (2.00%) STB
12 1 (2.00%) HTML5
12 1 (2.00%) jQuery
12 1 (2.00%) Multithreading
12 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared

Qt
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 48 (96.00%) Developer
2 42 (84.00%) C++ Developer
3 33 (66.00%) Qt Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) UI Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.00%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (70.00%) OpenGL
2 2 (4.00%) Middleware
3 1 (2.00%) HTML
3 1 (2.00%) MFC
3 1 (2.00%) DirectX
3 1 (2.00%) Ajax
3 1 (2.00%) HTML5
3 1 (2.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (38.00%) Open Source
2 1 (2.00%) DTV
2 1 (2.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 47 (94.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) UNIX
3 1 (2.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (92.00%) TDD
3 38 (76.00%) Pair Programming
4 6 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (6.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.00%) Scrum
7 1 (2.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 50 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (2.00%) VC++
2 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (38.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (48.00%) QA