The table below looks at the statistics for Qt skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Qt over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Qt
Rank - 127 128
Contract jobs citing Qt 0 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.38% 0.037%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.46% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 1
Average daily rate - £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £310 £450
% change year-on-year
-27.41% -31.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.66 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+44.61% -32.94%
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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1039 821 730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 27.33% 26.08% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 532 419
Average daily rate £360 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 23 14
Average hourly rate £37.00 £22.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.44% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £19.23 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

Qt
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Qt Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Qt
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Qt Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Qt
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Qt Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Qt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 11 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (90.91%) C++
3 9 (81.82%) Python
3 9 (81.82%) Django
3 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (72.73%) Linux
4 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
4 8 (72.73%) SQL
4 8 (72.73%) CSS
5 7 (63.64%) TDD
5 7 (63.64%) Scrum
5 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (54.55%) QA
6 6 (54.55%) Unix
7 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
7 2 (18.18%) Subversion
7 2 (18.18%) Degree
7 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
7 2 (18.18%) GTK+
7 2 (18.18%) C
7 2 (18.18%) HTML
7 2 (18.18%) Java
7 2 (18.18%) GIS
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
7 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
7 2 (18.18%) HTTP
7 2 (18.18%) OpenGL
7 2 (18.18%) VxWorks

Qt
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) GIS
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
2 2 (18.18%) Eclipse RCP
2 2 (18.18%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
1 9 (81.82%) Python Developer
2 7 (63.64%) Django Developer
2 7 (63.64%) Python/Django Developer
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) Django
2 8 (72.73%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) GTK+
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) OpenGL
4 1 (9.09%) Celery
4 1 (9.09%) PyQt
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Unix
3 2 (18.18%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (63.64%) Scrum
2 7 (63.64%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C++
2 9 (81.82%) Python
3 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 8 (72.73%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) C
4 2 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA