The first table below looks at the demand for Qt skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Qt over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South East region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Qt
Rank 242 235 243
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing Qt 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.022% 0.047% 0.020%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.092% 0.19% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-16.11% +28.57%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2179 2108 2152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.10% 25.00% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1218 1135 1112
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 69 84
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.85 £20.05 £15.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Qt
England

Qt
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Qt Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Qt
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Qt Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Qt
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Qt Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Qt
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Qt within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 July 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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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
Oxfordshire -6 1 £350 - 1
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Qt
England

Qt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 8 (100.00%) C++
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) C
3 3 (37.50%) MySQL
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (25.00%) OpenGL
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (12.50%) Parallel Computing
5 1 (12.50%) D-Bus
5 1 (12.50%) Parallel Processing
5 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
5 1 (12.50%) DVB
5 1 (12.50%) UNIX
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (12.50%) PhD
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (12.50%) COM
5 1 (12.50%) STL
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) CCTV
5 1 (12.50%) Mathematics

Qt
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 1 (12.50%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) C++ Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Software Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Programmer
5 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (12.50%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Software Programmer
5 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
5 1 (12.50%) XML Developer
5 1 (12.50%) UI Programmer
5 1 (12.50%) Qt Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) OpenGL
2 2 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (12.50%) D-Bus
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) COM
3 1 (12.50%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) CCTV
1 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
1 1 (12.50%) Physics
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
3 1 (12.50%) Parallel Computing
3 1 (12.50%) Parallel Processing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft