The table below looks at the statistics for Qt skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Qt over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Qt
Rank 652 617 591
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -26
Contract jobs citing Qt 8 57 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.100% 0.046%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.051% 0.36% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 34 20
Median daily rate £250 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £310 £270
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%

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
15669 15697 14876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.02% 27.51% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10958 10557 9618
Median daily rate £415 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.06% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 221 210
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.55 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.61 £16.61 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £52.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%

Qt
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Qt as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

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
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Qt within the UK over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -62 6 £250 -33.33% 19
Leicestershire +10 3 - -
Leicester 0 3 - -
East Midlands -1 3 - - 2
East of England +16 2 £250 -25.92% 3
Norfolk - 2 £250 -
London -30 1 £450 -10.00% 6
Great Yarmouth - 1 £250 -

Qt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Qt also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Qt.

1 41 (93.18%) C++
2 27 (61.36%) Linux
3 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (36.36%) OpenGL
5 13 (29.55%) Windows
6 12 (27.27%) RESTful
6 12 (27.27%) C
7 11 (25.00%) TDD
7 11 (25.00%) Degree
7 11 (25.00%) QML
8 10 (22.73%) Open Source
8 10 (22.73%) Software Engineering
9 8 (18.18%) Pair Programming
9 8 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (15.91%) Smart Meter
10 7 (15.91%) ZigBee
10 7 (15.91%) SQLite
10 7 (15.91%) Bluetooth
11 6 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (13.64%) OO
11 6 (13.64%) Python
11 6 (13.64%) Multithreading
11 6 (13.64%) QA
11 6 (13.64%) Doxygen
11 6 (13.64%) STB
11 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
12 5 (11.36%) Functional Testing
12 5 (11.36%) JIRA
12 5 (11.36%) Middleware
12 5 (11.36%) Device Driver

Qt
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
1 1 (2.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) Bluetooth
1 7 (15.91%) ZigBee
2 4 (9.09%) HTTP
3 2 (4.55%) Firewall
3 2 (4.55%) VLAN
3 2 (4.55%) VPN
4 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.27%) Internet
4 1 (2.27%) Modbus
4 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.36%) JIRA
3 4 (9.09%) Subversion
4 3 (6.82%) Qt Creator
5 2 (4.55%) GCC
6 1 (2.27%) Bugzilla
6 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.27%) NetBeans
6 1 (2.27%) Testopia
6 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.55%) Dutch Language
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
3 1 (2.27%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 31 (70.45%) Developer
2 29 (65.91%) C++ Developer
3 13 (29.55%) Qt Developer
4 8 (18.18%) Software Engineer
5 7 (15.91%) Embedded Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Software Developer
7 4 (9.09%) C++ Software Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Linux Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Middleware Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 1 (2.27%) C/C++ Developer
10 1 (2.27%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
10 1 (2.27%) Embedded Developer
10 1 (2.27%) GUI Software Engineer
10 1 (2.27%) Qt Software Engineer
10 1 (2.27%) Synthetic Environment Engineer
10 1 (2.27%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (36.36%) OpenGL
2 12 (27.27%) RESTful
3 11 (25.00%) QML
4 5 (11.36%) Middleware
5 4 (9.09%) JSON
6 2 (4.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (4.55%) GStreamer
6 2 (4.55%) Node.js
6 2 (4.55%) PlayReady
6 2 (4.55%) WebKit
7 1 (2.27%) MFC
7 1 (2.27%) STL
7 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (15.91%) Smart Meter
3 6 (13.64%) STB
4 5 (11.36%) Device Driver
5 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 4 (9.09%) Digital TV
6 2 (4.55%) BBC
6 2 (4.55%) Visualisation
7 1 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.27%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 27 (61.36%) Linux
2 13 (29.55%) Windows
3 3 (6.82%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (4.55%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (2.27%) pSOS
5 1 (2.27%) ThreadX
5 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.27%) VxWorks
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.00%) TDD
3 10 (22.73%) Open Source
3 10 (22.73%) Software Engineering
4 8 (18.18%) Pair Programming
5 6 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (13.64%) Multithreading
5 6 (13.64%) OO
6 5 (11.36%) Functional Testing
7 4 (9.09%) API Development
7 4 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (9.09%) Software Architecture
8 2 (4.55%) Scrum
9 1 (2.27%) Agile Testing
9 1 (2.27%) BDD
9 1 (2.27%) Data Visualisation
9 1 (2.27%) Software Testing
9 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.27%) Validation
9 1 (2.27%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 41 (93.18%) C++
2 12 (27.27%) C
3 6 (13.64%) Python
4 2 (4.55%) C#
5 1 (2.27%) Embedded C
5 1 (2.27%) Embedded C++
5 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) ISEB
2 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (2.27%) HP
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle
1 1 (2.27%) Pega
1 1 (2.27%) Rally
1 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (2.27%) SAP
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