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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Qt
Rank 601 580 593
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +13
Contract jobs citing Qt 23 66 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.41% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 40 37
Median daily rate £450 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £580 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £343 £343
% change year-on-year
+38.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 5
Median hourly rate £41.13 £38.50 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% +30.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.40 £37.50 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.06 £38.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+9.25% +30.50%

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
15333 15939 15512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.99% 28.79% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10591 11100 10567
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 261 171
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.41 £19.23 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.30 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 4 December 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
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 4 December 2016.

Qt Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Qt
Top 13 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 4 December 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 -34 23 £450 -5.26% 13
London -15 12 £450 -10.00% 3
East of England -1 5 - - 4
Hampshire +23 4 £475 -
South East +2 4 £475 +64.50% 2
Hertfordshire +1 3 - -
City of London -11 3 £413 -19.51%
South West +12 2 - -
Stevenage +3 2 - -
Essex - 2 - -
Devon - 2 - -
Fareham -8 1 £475 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -

Qt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 36 (97.30%) C++
2 24 (64.86%) Linux
3 23 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (48.65%) Open Source
5 17 (45.95%) Degree
5 17 (45.95%) Pair Programming
5 17 (45.95%) Software Engineering
6 16 (43.24%) TDD
6 16 (43.24%) OpenGL
7 14 (37.84%) QA
7 14 (37.84%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (24.32%) C
9 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
9 8 (21.62%) Windows
10 7 (18.92%) Scrum
11 6 (16.22%) Web Services
12 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
12 5 (13.51%) C#
12 5 (13.51%) Games
12 5 (13.51%) Qt Creator
12 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
12 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
13 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
13 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (10.81%) Multithreading
13 4 (10.81%) Validation
13 4 (10.81%) Device Driver
13 4 (10.81%) Java
13 4 (10.81%) MFC
13 4 (10.81%) OO

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 1 (2.70%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.11%) Ethernet
3 2 (5.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Qt Creator
1 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.11%) Eclipse
2 3 (8.11%) NetBeans
3 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (13.51%) Games
2 3 (8.11%) Military
3 2 (5.41%) Electronics
4 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.70%) Finance
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Developer
2 18 (48.65%) C++ Developer
3 14 (37.84%) Software Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) Qt Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Agile Developer
7 2 (5.41%) C++ GUI Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) GUI Developer
7 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Synthetic Environment Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) C++ Games Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Embedded Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Games Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Linux Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Qt Software Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Visual C++ Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) OpenGL
2 6 (16.22%) Web Services
3 4 (10.81%) MFC
4 3 (8.11%) ATL
4 3 (8.11%) STL
4 3 (8.11%) XML
5 2 (5.41%) Node.js
6 1 (2.70%) CSS
6 1 (2.70%) GWT
6 1 (2.70%) HTML
6 1 (2.70%) WPF
6 1 (2.70%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Device Driver
2 3 (8.11%) Algorithms
2 3 (8.11%) Client/Server
2 3 (8.11%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.41%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.70%) BeagleBone
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) STB
Operating Systems
1 24 (64.86%) Linux
2 8 (21.62%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (48.65%) Open Source
3 17 (45.95%) Pair Programming
3 17 (45.95%) Software Engineering
4 16 (43.24%) TDD
5 14 (37.84%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (18.92%) Scrum
7 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.81%) Multithreading
7 4 (10.81%) OO
7 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Validation
8 3 (8.11%) Software Testing
9 1 (2.70%) Automation Testing
9 1 (2.70%) Computational Fluid Dynamics
9 1 (2.70%) Cross-Platform Development
9 1 (2.70%) Data Analysis
9 1 (2.70%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (2.70%) Electronic Design Automation
9 1 (2.70%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 36 (97.30%) C++
2 9 (24.32%) C
3 5 (13.51%) C#
4 4 (10.81%) Java
5 2 (5.41%) SQL
6 1 (2.70%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.70%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.70%) Python
6 1 (2.70%) R
6 1 (2.70%) VC++
Qualifications
1 17 (45.95%) Degree
2 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
2 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (37.84%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) Google
2 1 (2.70%) SAP
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