The first table below looks at the demand for Qt skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Qt over the 3 months to 1 August 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 West 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Qt
Rank - 108 134
Contract jobs citing Qt 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.14% 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.55% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £290 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -27.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.15% -7.14%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
809 541 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.60% 25.27% 20.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 366 332
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 34
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £54.50 £50.00
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 West

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

Qt Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Qt
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Qt Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Qt
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Qt Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Qt
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Bristol - - - - 1
Cornwall - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Qt
England

Qt
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) STL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux

Qt
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (50.00%) STL
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++