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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Qt
UK
Rank 563 568 587
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +19
Contract jobs citing Qt 31 61 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.12% 0.056%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.41% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 44 16
Median daily rate £450 £488 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +46.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £420 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £456 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+46.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 2
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £27.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +44.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £15.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.70 £40.00 £39.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £27.66
% change year-on-year
- +44.61%

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
14150 14774 13887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.20% 28.41% 26.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9841 10193 9187
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 248 189
Median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £21.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017.

Qt Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Qt
Top 25 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +14 31 £450 -7.69% 19
London -12 9 £450 -10.00% 4
East Midlands +7 7 £438 +2.94%
Leicester +12 6 £438 +2.94%
Leicestershire +11 6 £438 +2.94%
South West +9 6 - - 3
North West - 5 - - 2
Devon - 4 - -
Lancashire - 4 - -
South East +25 3 £475 +111.11% 5
City of London -10 3 £600 +20.00%
Preston - 3 - -
Wiltshire - 2 - - 2
East of England +1 1 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 3
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £475 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Cumbria - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 - - 2
Nottingham - 1 - -
Fareham - 1 £475 -
Brighton - 1 - -
Barrow-in-Furness - 1 - -

Qt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 51 (96.23%) C++
2 30 (56.60%) Linux
3 28 (52.83%) Software Engineering
4 20 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (32.08%) Open Source
6 16 (30.19%) Degree
6 16 (30.19%) OpenGL
7 14 (26.42%) TDD
7 14 (26.42%) Pair Programming
8 13 (24.53%) Windows
8 13 (24.53%) QA
8 13 (24.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (18.87%) TCP/IP
9 10 (18.87%) C
10 9 (16.98%) Visual Studio
11 8 (15.09%) QML
11 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
11 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
12 7 (13.21%) SQLite
12 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
13 6 (11.32%) OO
13 6 (11.32%) Web Services
13 6 (11.32%) ZigBee
13 6 (11.32%) Doxygen
14 5 (9.43%) Algorithms
14 5 (9.43%) Multithreading
14 5 (9.43%) Scrum
14 5 (9.43%) Validation
14 5 (9.43%) Device Driver
14 5 (9.43%) MFC

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:

Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Doxygen
2 3 (5.66%) MS Office
3 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.89%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.87%) TCP/IP
2 6 (11.32%) ZigBee
3 5 (9.43%) Bluetooth
4 4 (7.55%) Internet
5 3 (5.66%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) SQLite
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.66%) Eclipse
2 3 (5.66%) Mercurial
2 3 (5.66%) NetBeans
3 2 (3.77%) Qt Creator
4 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (7.55%) Electronics
2 3 (5.66%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Marketing
2 3 (5.66%) Military
3 2 (3.77%) Avionics
3 2 (3.77%) Games
3 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.77%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.89%) Automotive
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (54.72%) Developer
2 22 (41.51%) C++ Developer
3 21 (39.62%) Software Engineer
4 10 (18.87%) C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (16.98%) Qt Developer
6 7 (13.21%) GUI Developer
7 6 (11.32%) C++ GUI Developer
7 6 (11.32%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (9.43%) UI Developer
9 4 (7.55%) Agile Developer
9 4 (7.55%) Software Developer
10 2 (3.77%) C++ Software Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
10 2 (3.77%) Synthetic Environment Engineer
11 1 (1.89%) Linux Developer
11 1 (1.89%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 1 (1.89%) PHP Zend Developer
11 1 (1.89%) Qt Software Engineer
11 1 (1.89%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.19%) OpenGL
2 8 (15.09%) QML
3 6 (11.32%) Web Services
4 5 (9.43%) MFC
5 3 (5.66%) ATL
5 3 (5.66%) STL
5 3 (5.66%) XML
6 1 (1.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (1.89%) GStreamer
6 1 (1.89%) Node.js
6 1 (1.89%) PyQt
6 1 (1.89%) Qt Quick
6 1 (1.89%) REST
6 1 (1.89%) Symfony
6 1 (1.89%) WebKit
6 1 (1.89%) WPF
6 1 (1.89%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Algorithms
1 5 (9.43%) Device Driver
2 3 (5.66%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.66%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.77%) Fintech
4 1 (1.89%) BeagleBone
4 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.89%) RIA
4 1 (1.89%) STB
Operating Systems
1 30 (56.60%) Linux
2 13 (24.53%) Windows
3 2 (3.77%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Android
4 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (52.83%) Software Engineering
2 20 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (32.08%) Open Source
4 14 (26.42%) Pair Programming
4 14 (26.42%) TDD
5 13 (24.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (11.32%) OO
7 5 (9.43%) Multithreading
7 5 (9.43%) Scrum
7 5 (9.43%) Validation
8 4 (7.55%) Mathematics
8 4 (7.55%) Software Testing
8 4 (7.55%) UML
9 3 (5.66%) OOD
10 2 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (3.77%) Cross-Platform Development
10 2 (3.77%) Programme Management
10 2 (3.77%) Unit Testing
11 1 (1.89%) Computational Fluid Dynamics
11 1 (1.89%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 51 (96.23%) C++
2 10 (18.87%) C
3 4 (7.55%) C#
3 4 (7.55%) Java
4 2 (3.77%) Embedded C++
4 2 (3.77%) Python
5 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.89%) PHP
5 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (30.19%) Degree
2 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
2 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.53%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.89%) Freescale
2 1 (1.89%) Google
2 1 (1.89%) SAP
2 1 (1.89%) Zend
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