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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Qt
Rank 541 523 516
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -7
Contract jobs citing Qt 35 43 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.086% 0.047%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.32% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 13
Average daily rate
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£333 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.27% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £339 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £495 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £500 £276
% change year-on-year
-37.00% +80.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
Average hourly rate £43.75 £39.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.17% +4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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
14022 13562 12160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.72% 26.98% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9222 8450 7632
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 260 303
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.87 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -26 33 £333 -8.27% 39
North West - 12 £375 - 1
London -36 8 £475 +31.03% 7
South East -25 7 £300 - 20
East of England +3 6 £294 -41.25% 2
Oxfordshire -11 3 £300 - 5
City of London +7 2 £538 +48.27% 1
Cambridge +1 2 £270 - 1
Cambridgeshire -5 2 £270 - 1
Oxford - 2 £308 - 3
Berkshire - 2 - - 3
Suffolk - 2 £288 -
Kent - 2 - - 7
Bedfordshire - 1 £350 -
Reading - 1 - - 1
Luton - 1 £350 -
Ipswich - 1 £288 -
Lewes - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Barnsley - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
Brighton - - - - 1
Burgess Hill - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Dundee - - - - 2
Edinburgh - - - - 3
Falmouth - - - -
Fareham - - - -

Qt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 85 (85.00%) C++
2 55 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (40.00%) Linux
4 38 (38.00%) TDD
5 36 (36.00%) OpenGL
6 35 (35.00%) Python
7 23 (23.00%) Git (software)
8 21 (21.00%) Pair Programming
9 20 (20.00%) Django
10 18 (18.00%) Software Engineering
11 15 (15.00%) Multithreading
12 14 (14.00%) Degree
12 14 (14.00%) SQL
13 13 (13.00%) Celery
13 13 (13.00%) C
13 13 (13.00%) Visual Studio
14 12 (12.00%) JavaScript
14 12 (12.00%) HTML
15 11 (11.00%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (10.00%) Security Cleared
16 10 (10.00%) Open Source
16 10 (10.00%) Scrum
16 10 (10.00%) CSS
17 9 (9.00%) Windows
17 9 (9.00%) QA
18 8 (8.00%) OO
19 7 (7.00%) Eclipse
19 7 (7.00%) HTTP
19 7 (7.00%) SC Cleared
19 7 (7.00%) PyQt

Qt
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1 (1.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.00%) MS Office
1 1 (1.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.00%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.00%) HTTP
2 6 (6.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.00%) DVB
4 1 (1.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.00%) SQLite
2 1 (1.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (23.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (13.00%) Visual Studio
3 7 (7.00%) Eclipse
4 4 (4.00%) GoogleTest
4 4 (4.00%) CMake
5 3 (3.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.00%) Subversion
6 2 (2.00%) TortoiseSVN
6 2 (2.00%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 2 (2.00%) Electronics
1 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (2.00%) Games
2 1 (1.00%) Banking
2 1 (1.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.00%) Law
2 1 (1.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 75 (75.00%) Developer
2 35 (35.00%) C++ Developer
3 22 (22.00%) Python Developer
3 22 (22.00%) Qt Developer
4 16 (16.00%) Software Engineer
5 14 (14.00%) Python/Django Developer
6 13 (13.00%) Django Developer
7 12 (12.00%) Software Developer
8 8 (8.00%) Web Developer
8 8 (8.00%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Python Web Developer
10 3 (3.00%) C++ Programmer
10 3 (3.00%) Programmer
11 2 (2.00%) Senior C++ Developer
11 2 (2.00%) Project Engineer
11 2 (2.00%) C++ Software Engineer
11 2 (2.00%) UI Developer
11 2 (2.00%) Firmware Engineer
11 2 (2.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (36.00%) OpenGL
2 20 (20.00%) Django
3 13 (13.00%) Celery
4 12 (12.00%) HTML
5 10 (10.00%) CSS
6 7 (7.00%) PyQt
7 6 (6.00%) QML
8 5 (5.00%) Itk
8 5 (5.00%) VTK
9 3 (3.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 3 (3.00%) HTML5
9 3 (3.00%) CORBA
10 2 (2.00%) jQuery
10 2 (2.00%) Ajax
10 2 (2.00%) MFC
10 2 (2.00%) STL
10 2 (2.00%) XML
10 2 (2.00%) GTK+
11 1 (1.00%) WebGL
11 1 (1.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.00%) Open Source
2 3 (3.00%) Visualisation
2 3 (3.00%) STB
3 2 (2.00%) IPTV
3 2 (2.00%) GIS
3 2 (2.00%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (2.00%) User Experience
4 1 (1.00%) CUDA
4 1 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.00%) DTV
4 1 (1.00%) Statistics
4 1 (1.00%) Animation
4 1 (1.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 40 (40.00%) Linux
2 9 (9.00%) Windows
3 4 (4.00%) UNIX
3 4 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.00%) Mac OS X
4 3 (3.00%) VxWorks
5 2 (2.00%) Android
6 1 (1.00%) ThreadX
6 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.00%) Nucleus RTOS
6 1 (1.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (38.00%) TDD
3 21 (21.00%) Pair Programming
4 18 (18.00%) Software Engineering
5 15 (15.00%) Multithreading
6 11 (11.00%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (10.00%) Scrum
8 8 (8.00%) OO
9 5 (5.00%) Test Scripting
9 5 (5.00%) Software Testing
10 4 (4.00%) Project Planning
10 4 (4.00%) Unit Testing
10 4 (4.00%) OOD
10 4 (4.00%) Kanban
11 3 (3.00%) Test Automation
11 3 (3.00%) iOS Development
12 2 (2.00%) Waterfall
12 2 (2.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (2.00%) Embedded Software Development
12 2 (2.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 85 (85.00%) C++
2 35 (35.00%) Python
3 14 (14.00%) SQL
4 13 (13.00%) C
5 12 (12.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.00%) C#
6 3 (3.00%) Java
7 1 (1.00%) VC++
7 1 (1.00%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.00%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.00%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.00%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.00%) XPath
7 1 (1.00%) R
7 1 (1.00%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 14 (14.00%) Degree
2 10 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.00%) HND
5 1 (1.00%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (2.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (4.00%) Google
2 3 (3.00%) Progress
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.00%) Perforce
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle
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