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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Qt
Rank 557 582 542
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -40
Contract jobs citing Qt 69 30 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.058% 0.093%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.47% 0.22% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 18 23
Average daily rate £500 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £296 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £533 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £315 £450
% change year-on-year
-28.57% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £27.66 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.61% -29.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £15.79 £36.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £39.53 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.66 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+44.61% -32.94%

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
14606 13867 13355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.39% 26.78% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10113 9219 8392
Average daily rate £400 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 196 274
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 11 February 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 17 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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England +36 69 £500 +33.33% 27
London +47 49 £500 -4.76% 6
City of London +45 14 £500 -6.97%
South West - 6 - - 2
East of England +3 5 - - 2
Bristol - 5 - -
Bedfordshire +10 4 - - 1
South East +17 3 £225 -25.00% 10
Surrey -6 3 £225 -
Yorkshire - 3 - - 2
East Midlands - 2 £425 - 1
Leicester - 2 £425 -
Leicestershire - 2 £425 -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - - 2
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Qt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 121 (94.53%) C++
2 84 (65.63%) Linux
3 67 (52.34%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (39.84%) TDD
5 50 (39.06%) OpenGL
6 39 (30.47%) Software Engineering
7 35 (27.34%) Python
8 32 (25.00%) Pair Programming
9 31 (24.22%) Degree
10 29 (22.66%) Git (software)
11 28 (21.88%) Open Source
12 24 (18.75%) QA
13 22 (17.19%) C
14 21 (16.41%) SQL
15 20 (15.63%) QML
16 18 (14.06%) Continuous Improvement
17 17 (13.28%) JavaScript
17 17 (13.28%) CSS
18 16 (12.50%) Java
18 16 (12.50%) Embedded C++
19 15 (11.72%) Windows
20 14 (10.94%) Django
21 13 (10.16%) Unix
21 13 (10.16%) HTML
22 12 (9.38%) Subversion
23 11 (8.59%) Continuous Integration
24 10 (7.81%) Device Driver
24 10 (7.81%) HTTP
25 9 (7.03%) Electronics
25 9 (7.03%) DTV

Qt
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (2.34%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Doxygen
1 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.78%) MS Office
1 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.81%) HTTP
2 7 (5.47%) Internet
3 6 (4.69%) ATM
4 5 (3.91%) DVB
4 5 (3.91%) Modbus
4 5 (3.91%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.78%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.78%) Skype
5 1 (0.78%) SSH
5 1 (0.78%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.47%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.91%) MySQL
3 3 (2.34%) GIS
4 2 (1.56%) SQLite
5 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (22.66%) Git (software)
2 12 (9.38%) Subversion
3 7 (5.47%) CMake
4 4 (3.13%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.34%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.34%) JIRA
6 2 (1.56%) Eclipse RCP
6 2 (1.56%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.56%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.78%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.78%) Qt Creator
7 1 (0.78%) Selenium
General
1 9 (7.03%) Electronics
2 8 (6.25%) Finance
3 5 (3.91%) Aerospace
3 5 (3.91%) Games
4 4 (3.13%) Banking
5 3 (2.34%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.56%) Publishing
7 1 (0.78%) Military
Job Titles
1 94 (73.44%) Developer
2 50 (39.06%) C++ Developer
3 37 (28.91%) Qt Developer
4 31 (24.22%) Software Engineer
5 17 (13.28%) Python Developer
6 15 (11.72%) Embedded Developer
7 13 (10.16%) Embedded Engineer
7 13 (10.16%) Software Developer
8 12 (9.38%) C++ Software Engineer
9 11 (8.59%) Embedded Software Developer
9 11 (8.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 11 (8.59%) GUI Developer
10 10 (7.81%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 7 (5.47%) C++ GUI Developer
11 7 (5.47%) Django Developer
11 7 (5.47%) Linux Developer
11 7 (5.47%) Python/Django Developer
12 5 (3.91%) Automation Engineer
12 5 (3.91%) Test Automation Engineer
12 5 (3.91%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (39.06%) OpenGL
2 20 (15.63%) QML
3 17 (13.28%) CSS
4 14 (10.94%) Django
5 13 (10.16%) HTML
6 6 (4.69%) .NET
6 6 (4.69%) Motif
7 5 (3.91%) GStreamer
7 5 (3.91%) Middleware
7 5 (3.91%) RESTful
7 5 (3.91%) Unreal Engine
7 5 (3.91%) WebKit
8 4 (3.13%) HTML5
8 4 (3.13%) OpenGL ES
9 3 (2.34%) DOM
9 3 (2.34%) JSON
10 2 (1.56%) GTK+
10 2 (1.56%) NumPy
10 2 (1.56%) PyQt
10 2 (1.56%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.81%) Device Driver
2 9 (7.03%) DTV
3 8 (6.25%) STB
4 6 (4.69%) Mechatronics
5 4 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.34%) IPTV
6 3 (2.34%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.34%) MHEG
7 2 (1.56%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.56%) Over-the-Top Content
7 2 (1.56%) Physics
8 1 (0.78%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.78%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.78%) Robotics
8 1 (0.78%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.78%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.78%) User Experience
8 1 (0.78%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 84 (65.63%) Linux
2 15 (11.72%) Windows
3 13 (10.16%) Unix
4 8 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
4 8 (6.25%) Mac OS X
5 6 (4.69%) Ubuntu
6 4 (3.13%) Android
7 3 (2.34%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.56%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (52.34%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (39.84%) TDD
3 39 (30.47%) Software Engineering
4 32 (25.00%) Pair Programming
5 28 (21.88%) Open Source
6 18 (14.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (8.59%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (5.47%) OO
8 7 (5.47%) Scrum
8 7 (5.47%) Unit Testing
9 6 (4.69%) Configuration Management
10 5 (3.91%) Test Automation
11 4 (3.13%) API Development
11 4 (3.13%) Multithreading
11 4 (3.13%) Software Architecture
11 4 (3.13%) Software Testing
12 3 (2.34%) DRM
12 3 (2.34%) Embedded Software Development
12 3 (2.34%) Functional Testing
12 3 (2.34%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 121 (94.53%) C++
2 35 (27.34%) Python
3 22 (17.19%) C
4 21 (16.41%) SQL
5 17 (13.28%) JavaScript
6 16 (12.50%) Embedded C++
6 16 (12.50%) Java
7 8 (6.25%) VBA
8 7 (5.47%) Embedded C
9 6 (4.69%) VB.NET
10 5 (3.91%) PHP
11 4 (3.13%) Tcl
12 1 (0.78%) C#
12 1 (0.78%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 31 (24.22%) Degree
2 9 (7.03%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.47%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.34%) LXC
Vendors
1 4 (3.13%) Google
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft