The table below looks at the statistics for Qt skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Qt over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Qt
Rank 564 553 511
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -42
Contract jobs citing Qt 45 35 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.064% 0.076%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.23% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 23
Average daily rate
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£323 £363 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.03% +26.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £270 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £270 £265
% change year-on-year
+14.81% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £39.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% +5.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +9.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15009 15003 12938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.92% 27.57% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9738 9817 8086
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 213 366
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.54 £18.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

Qt
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Qt Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Qt
Daily Rate Trend

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

Qt Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Qt
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Qt within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Qt Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Qt
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Qt Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Qt
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Qt within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Qt Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Qt
Top 28 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Qt within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. 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
England -4 43 £323 -11.03% 37
South East +3 20 £315 - 20
Berkshire - 8 £390 - 2
East Midlands - 7 £463 - 3
Leicestershire - 7 £463 -
London -8 6 £475 +18.75% 3
Leicester - 6 £463 -
East of England +4 5 £270 - 4
Kent - 5 - - 5
Hampshire 0 4 £288 -8.73% 7
North West -18 4 £343 -
Reading - 4 £390 - 2
Manchester - 4 £343 -
Cambridge -2 3 £270 - 2
Cambridgeshire -3 3 £270 - 3
Oxfordshire -19 3 £300 -
Basingstoke - 3 £288 -
Newbury - 3 - -
Oxford - 2 £308 -
City of London +11 1 £525 +44.82% 2
South West +7 1 - - 1
Wiltshire +3 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - - 1
Dover - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £300 -
Stevenage - 1 £300 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £330 - 1
Luton - 1 £330 - 1

Qt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 66 (89.19%) C++
2 28 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (37.84%) Python
3 26 (35.14%) Git (software)
4 22 (29.73%) Linux
5 18 (24.32%) Django
5 18 (24.32%) HTML
5 18 (24.32%) JavaScript
6 17 (22.97%) TDD
7 16 (21.62%) C
8 14 (18.92%) OpenGL
9 13 (17.57%) CSS
9 13 (17.57%) Celery
10 12 (16.22%) QML
11 11 (14.86%) Software Engineering
12 10 (13.51%) SQL
12 10 (13.51%) Windows
13 7 (9.46%) Bluetooth
13 7 (9.46%) HTTP
13 7 (9.46%) HTML5
13 7 (9.46%) RESTful
13 7 (9.46%) ZigBee
13 7 (9.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 6 (8.11%) Apple iOS
14 6 (8.11%) Subversion
14 6 (8.11%) STB
14 6 (8.11%) SQLite
14 6 (8.11%) Doxygen
14 6 (8.11%) Scrum
14 6 (8.11%) OO

Qt
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (4.05%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.35%) Mathematica
2 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.46%) Bluetooth
1 7 (9.46%) HTTP
1 7 (9.46%) ZigBee
2 2 (2.70%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.70%) DVB
3 1 (1.35%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 26 (35.14%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.11%) Subversion
2 6 (8.11%) Visual Studio
3 5 (6.76%) TortoiseSVN
4 2 (2.70%) CMake
4 2 (2.70%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.35%) GCC
General
1 3 (4.05%) Games
2 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.35%) Finance
3 1 (1.35%) Law
3 1 (1.35%) Legal
3 1 (1.35%) Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 54 (72.97%) Developer
2 21 (28.38%) C++ Developer
3 19 (25.68%) Python Developer
4 12 (16.22%) Python/Django Developer
4 12 (16.22%) Qt Developer
5 11 (14.86%) Django Developer
6 7 (9.46%) Software Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Senior Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Web Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Firmware Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Project Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Python Web Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Applications Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Software Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Senior C++ Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Mobile Developer
11 2 (2.70%) UI Programmer
11 2 (2.70%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.32%) Django
1 18 (24.32%) HTML
2 14 (18.92%) OpenGL
3 13 (17.57%) CSS
3 13 (17.57%) Celery
4 12 (16.22%) QML
5 7 (9.46%) HTML5
5 7 (9.46%) RESTful
5 7 (9.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 5 (6.76%) PyQt
7 4 (5.41%) GStreamer
8 3 (4.05%) WebGL
8 3 (4.05%) Ionic Framework
8 3 (4.05%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 3 (4.05%) Qt Quick
8 3 (4.05%) Unity DI Container
8 3 (4.05%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.70%) Itk
9 2 (2.70%) VTK
9 2 (2.70%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) STB
2 4 (5.41%) Smart Meter
3 3 (4.05%) Visualisation
3 3 (4.05%) User Experience
4 2 (2.70%) IPTV
5 1 (1.35%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.35%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.35%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.35%) DTV
5 1 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.35%) Statistics
5 1 (1.35%) CUDA
5 1 (1.35%) iPhone
5 1 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 22 (29.73%) Linux
2 10 (13.51%) Windows
3 6 (8.11%) Apple iOS
4 5 (6.76%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (5.41%) Android
6 3 (4.05%) Mac OS X
6 3 (4.05%) UNIX
7 1 (1.35%) VxWorks
7 1 (1.35%) ThreadX
7 1 (1.35%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.97%) TDD
3 11 (14.86%) Software Engineering
4 6 (8.11%) Scrum
4 6 (8.11%) OO
5 5 (6.76%) OOD
5 5 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (6.76%) iOS Development
6 4 (5.41%) Kanban
6 4 (5.41%) Unit Testing
6 4 (5.41%) Project Planning
6 4 (5.41%) Software Testing
6 4 (5.41%) Pair Programming
7 3 (4.05%) Multithreading
7 3 (4.05%) Mobile Development
7 3 (4.05%) Android Development
7 3 (4.05%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (2.70%) UML
8 2 (2.70%) OOP
8 2 (2.70%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (89.19%) C++
2 28 (37.84%) Python
3 18 (24.32%) JavaScript
4 16 (21.62%) C
5 10 (13.51%) SQL
6 5 (6.76%) C#
7 3 (4.05%) Embedded C
8 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.70%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.35%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.35%) Java
9 1 (1.35%) Perl
9 1 (1.35%) XPath
9 1 (1.35%) GLSL
9 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.35%) R
9 1 (1.35%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 2 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) HND
System Software
1 5 (6.76%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
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