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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Qt
Rank 555 565 532
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -33
Contract jobs citing Qt 58 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.051% 0.051%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 17 10
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £348 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £270 £295
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 -
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -

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
15302 14868 13755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.41% 28.09% 27.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10241 9644 8648
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 213 332
Average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.00 £22.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 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
Top 30 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 3 July 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 -3 55 £375 -11.76% 25
London +1 29 £500 +11.11% 11
Leicestershire - 10 £463 -
East Midlands - 10 £463 -
Leicester - 9 £463 -
South East -9 7 £319 - 10
East of England +3 5 £330 +22.22% 2
Hampshire +5 4 £288 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £310 -
Yorkshire - 3 £310 -
Basingstoke - 3 £288 -
Bradford - 3 £310 -
Cambridgeshire -4 2 £250 -7.40% 1
Cambridge -8 2 £250 -7.40% 1
City of London -9 2 £563 +25.00% 5
North Yorkshire - 2 £310 -
Harrogate - 2 £310 -
Huddersfield - 2 £310 -
Leeds - 2 £310 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £334 - 1
Berkshire - 2 £350 - 2
Luton - 2 £334 - 1
Wakefield - 2 £310 -
South West -8 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £310 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £338 -
Kent - 1 - - 3
York - 1 £310 -
Sheffield - 1 £310 -
Cornwall - 1 - -

Qt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 100 (95.24%) C++
2 32 (30.48%) Linux
3 25 (23.81%) Git (software)
4 24 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (21.90%) Python
6 22 (20.95%) C
6 22 (20.95%) JavaScript
7 21 (20.00%) Mobile App
8 20 (19.05%) User Experience
8 20 (19.05%) HTML
9 18 (17.14%) Software Engineering
9 18 (17.14%) Finance
9 18 (17.14%) Mobile Application Development
9 18 (17.14%) QML
10 16 (15.24%) CSS
10 16 (15.24%) OpenGL
11 14 (13.33%) Blackberry
11 14 (13.33%) Django
12 13 (12.38%) Celery
13 12 (11.43%) TDD
13 12 (11.43%) Windows
14 11 (10.48%) SQL
15 10 (9.52%) Bluetooth
15 10 (9.52%) RESTful
15 10 (9.52%) ZigBee
16 9 (8.57%) Apple iOS
17 8 (7.62%) Mobile Development
17 8 (7.62%) HTML5
17 8 (7.62%) STB
17 8 (7.62%) OO

Qt
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (2.86%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Doxygen
2 1 (0.95%) MS Office
2 1 (0.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.95%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.52%) Bluetooth
1 10 (9.52%) ZigBee
2 7 (6.67%) HTTP
3 3 (2.86%) DVB
4 1 (0.95%) SNMP
4 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.95%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.95%) LDAP
4 1 (0.95%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.71%) SQLite
2 2 (1.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.67%) Subversion
3 5 (4.76%) TortoiseSVN
3 5 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.86%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.90%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.90%) GCC
6 1 (0.95%) Redmine
6 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.95%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.95%) Valgrind
General
1 18 (17.14%) Finance
2 3 (2.86%) Games
3 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.95%) Banking
4 1 (0.95%) Law
4 1 (0.95%) Legal
Job Titles
1 73 (69.52%) Developer
2 41 (39.05%) C++ Developer
3 17 (16.19%) Python Developer
4 14 (13.33%) Mobile Developer
5 13 (12.38%) Qt Developer
6 12 (11.43%) Software Engineer
7 10 (9.52%) Django Developer
8 9 (8.57%) Python/Django Developer
9 7 (6.67%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 5 (4.76%) Applications Developer
10 5 (4.76%) Embedded Linux Engineer
10 5 (4.76%) Firmware Engineer
10 5 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
11 4 (3.81%) Senior C++ Developer
11 4 (3.81%) Project Engineer
11 4 (3.81%) Python Web Developer
11 4 (3.81%) Software Developer
11 4 (3.81%) Web Developer
12 3 (2.86%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.05%) HTML
2 18 (17.14%) QML
3 16 (15.24%) OpenGL
3 16 (15.24%) CSS
4 14 (13.33%) Django
5 13 (12.38%) Celery
6 10 (9.52%) RESTful
7 8 (7.62%) HTML5
8 7 (6.67%) GStreamer
8 7 (6.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 6 (5.71%) Middleware
10 3 (2.86%) WebGL
10 3 (2.86%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.86%) Unity DI Container
10 3 (2.86%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 3 (2.86%) Qt Quick
10 3 (2.86%) Ionic Framework
11 2 (1.90%) OpenGL ES
11 2 (1.90%) Akka
11 2 (1.90%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 20 (19.05%) User Experience
3 14 (13.33%) Blackberry
4 8 (7.62%) STB
5 6 (5.71%) Smart Meter
6 3 (2.86%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.86%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.90%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.90%) IPTV
7 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.95%) iPhone
8 1 (0.95%) Statistics
8 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.95%) CUDA
8 1 (0.95%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.95%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.95%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.95%) DTV
8 1 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 32 (30.48%) Linux
2 12 (11.43%) Windows
3 9 (8.57%) Apple iOS
4 7 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
4 7 (6.67%) Android
5 5 (4.76%) UNIX
6 3 (2.86%) Nucleus RTOS
6 3 (2.86%) ThreadX
7 2 (1.90%) pSOS
7 2 (1.90%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.95%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.95%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.95%) Solaris
8 1 (0.95%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.95%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (17.14%) Software Engineering
2 18 (17.14%) Mobile Application Development
3 12 (11.43%) TDD
4 8 (7.62%) OO
4 8 (7.62%) Mobile Development
5 6 (5.71%) iOS Development
5 6 (5.71%) OOD
6 5 (4.76%) Scrum
6 5 (4.76%) Project Planning
7 4 (3.81%) UML
7 4 (3.81%) Pair Programming
7 4 (3.81%) Android Development
7 4 (3.81%) Open Source
8 3 (2.86%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (2.86%) Multithreading
8 3 (2.86%) MVC
8 3 (2.86%) Software Testing
9 2 (1.90%) OOP
9 2 (1.90%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (95.24%) C++
2 23 (21.90%) Python
3 22 (20.95%) C
3 22 (20.95%) JavaScript
4 11 (10.48%) SQL
5 7 (6.67%) Embedded C
6 6 (5.71%) C#
7 5 (4.76%) Java
8 4 (3.81%) Embedded C++
9 3 (2.86%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.86%) Scala
9 3 (2.86%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.90%) Lua
10 2 (1.90%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.90%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.95%) VB6
11 1 (0.95%) XPath
11 1 (0.95%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.95%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (0.95%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.76%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (3.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.90%) Google
3 1 (0.95%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.95%) Perforce
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