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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Qt
Rank 620 603 588
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -15
Contract jobs citing Qt 26 42 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.075% 0.065%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.28% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 27 19
Median daily rate £410 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £281 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £545 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £270
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 8
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.59%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.59%

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
14885 15129 14682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.72% 27.02% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10556 9949 9761
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 212 183
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.88 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 29 May 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 16 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 29 May 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 -6 26 £410 +5.12% 19
East Midlands +12 8 - - 1
Leicestershire +3 8 - - 1
London 0 8 £450 -2.70% 7
Leicester -3 7 - - 1
South East -7 6 £325 -7.14% 7
Hampshire 0 2 - - 3
Oxfordshire - 2 £325 - 1
Oxford - 2 £325 -
Basingstoke -10 1 - -
Kent -13 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £213 -
Leeds - 1 £400 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 1
North West - 1 £213 -

Qt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 77 (90.59%) C++
2 57 (67.06%) Linux
3 50 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (54.12%) OpenGL
5 38 (44.71%) TDD
6 27 (31.76%) Pair Programming
7 25 (29.41%) Degree
8 22 (25.88%) Open Source
8 22 (25.88%) QML
9 17 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (20.00%) QA
9 17 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 17 (20.00%) Windows
10 13 (15.29%) C
10 13 (15.29%) RESTful
11 12 (14.12%) Python
12 11 (12.94%) STB
13 9 (10.59%) DTV
14 8 (9.41%) OO
14 8 (9.41%) Bluetooth
14 8 (9.41%) HTTP
14 8 (9.41%) ZigBee
14 8 (9.41%) SQLite
14 8 (9.41%) Multithreading
14 8 (9.41%) Git (software)
14 8 (9.41%) Smart Meter
15 7 (8.24%) Embedded Systems
15 7 (8.24%) JIRA
15 7 (8.24%) Doxygen
15 7 (8.24%) Middleware

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 4 (4.71%) Node.js
2 1 (1.18%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) SaaS
1 1 (1.18%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.41%) Bluetooth
1 8 (9.41%) HTTP
1 8 (9.41%) ZigBee
2 4 (4.71%) Internet
3 3 (3.53%) DVB
4 1 (1.18%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.18%) Modbus
4 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.41%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (9.41%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.24%) JIRA
3 6 (7.06%) Subversion
4 3 (3.53%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.53%) Qt Creator
5 2 (2.35%) CMake
6 1 (1.18%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.18%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.18%) Testopia
6 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (4.71%) Banking
1 4 (4.71%) Finance
2 3 (3.53%) Electronics
2 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.35%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.35%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 69 (81.18%) Developer
2 56 (65.88%) C++ Developer
3 36 (42.35%) Qt Developer
4 12 (14.12%) Software Engineer
5 10 (11.76%) Embedded Engineer
6 8 (9.41%) Software Developer
7 7 (8.24%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) Linux Developer
8 6 (7.06%) Middleware Engineer
9 5 (5.88%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 5 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 4 (4.71%) C++ GUI Developer
10 4 (4.71%) C++ Software Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Embedded Developer
10 4 (4.71%) GUI Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Linux Engineer
11 3 (3.53%) Embedded Software Developer
12 2 (2.35%) Python Developer
12 2 (2.35%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (54.12%) OpenGL
2 22 (25.88%) QML
3 13 (15.29%) RESTful
4 7 (8.24%) Middleware
5 6 (7.06%) JSON
6 5 (5.88%) CSS
6 5 (5.88%) GStreamer
6 5 (5.88%) HTML
6 5 (5.88%) WebKit
7 3 (3.53%) DOM
7 3 (3.53%) HTML5
7 3 (3.53%) OpenGL ES
8 2 (2.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (2.35%) Django
8 2 (2.35%) PlayReady
9 1 (1.18%) MFC
9 1 (1.18%) STL
9 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) STB
2 9 (10.59%) DTV
3 8 (9.41%) Smart Meter
4 7 (8.24%) Device Driver
4 7 (8.24%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (7.06%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.53%) IPTV
6 3 (3.53%) MHEG
7 2 (2.35%) BBC
7 2 (2.35%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.35%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.18%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.18%) Mechatronics
8 1 (1.18%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 57 (67.06%) Linux
2 17 (20.00%) Windows
3 6 (7.06%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (2.35%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.35%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (1.18%) pSOS
5 1 (1.18%) ThreadX
5 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.18%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (44.71%) TDD
3 27 (31.76%) Pair Programming
4 22 (25.88%) Open Source
5 17 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 17 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 8 (9.41%) Multithreading
6 8 (9.41%) OO
7 7 (8.24%) Functional Testing
8 6 (7.06%) API Development
8 6 (7.06%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (7.06%) Software Architecture
9 3 (3.53%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (3.53%) DRM
10 2 (2.35%) Cross-Platform Development
10 2 (2.35%) Scrum
11 1 (1.18%) Agile Testing
11 1 (1.18%) Defect Management
11 1 (1.18%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 1 (1.18%) Power Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (90.59%) C++
2 13 (15.29%) C
3 12 (14.12%) Python
4 6 (7.06%) Embedded C++
4 6 (7.06%) Java
5 4 (4.71%) Embedded C
6 2 (2.35%) C#
6 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.35%) SQL
6 2 (2.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (29.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.18%) ISEB
2 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.06%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (3.53%) Google
2 1 (1.18%) HP
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle
2 1 (1.18%) Pega
2 1 (1.18%) Rally
2 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.18%) SAP
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