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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Qt
Rank 631 624 600
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -24
Contract jobs citing Qt 18 46 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.079% 0.080%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.28% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 29
Median daily rate £450 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £300 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
+45.83% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £21.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +79.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £21.16
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +79.58%

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
16252 16367 15677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.72% 28.23% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11254 11273 10177
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 306 180
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £17.33 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £71.00
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
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 8 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 25 September 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 +1 18 £450 -12.19% 16
London -3 14 £450 -14.28% 3
South West +16 2 - - 2
City of London +9 2 £375 -28.57%
Devon - 2 - -
South East +16 1 £475 - 3
North West +12 1 £400 -20.00%
Middlesex - 1 £475 -

Qt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 34 (100.00%) C++
2 22 (64.71%) Linux
3 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (41.18%) Pair Programming
5 13 (38.24%) OpenGL
5 13 (38.24%) Open Source
6 12 (35.29%) TDD
7 11 (32.35%) QA
7 11 (32.35%) Degree
7 11 (32.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (29.41%) C
9 9 (26.47%) Windows
10 8 (23.53%) QML
10 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering
11 6 (17.65%) RESTful
12 5 (14.71%) Smart Meter
12 5 (14.71%) Games
12 5 (14.71%) SQLite
12 5 (14.71%) ZigBee
12 5 (14.71%) Bluetooth
13 4 (11.76%) Unit Testing
13 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (11.76%) Scrum
13 4 (11.76%) Doxygen
13 4 (11.76%) Qt Creator
14 3 (8.82%) Embedded Systems
15 2 (5.88%) Firewall
15 2 (5.88%) Validation
15 2 (5.88%) Device Driver
15 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP

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 4 (11.76%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) Bluetooth
1 5 (14.71%) ZigBee
2 2 (5.88%) Firewall
2 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.88%) VLAN
2 2 (5.88%) VPN
3 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQLite
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Qt Creator
2 2 (5.88%) GCC
2 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (14.71%) Games
2 2 (5.88%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 26 (76.47%) Developer
2 25 (73.53%) C++ Developer
3 9 (26.47%) Qt Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Embedded Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Linux Developer
6 2 (5.88%) C++ Software Developer
6 2 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.94%) C Developer
7 1 (2.94%) C Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) C++ Applications Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Embedded C Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Embedded C Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Games Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (38.24%) OpenGL
2 8 (23.53%) QML
3 6 (17.65%) RESTful
4 2 (5.88%) MFC
4 2 (5.88%) Yocto
5 1 (2.94%) CSS
5 1 (2.94%) GWT
5 1 (2.94%) HTML
5 1 (2.94%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Smart Meter
2 3 (8.82%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (5.88%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.94%) STB
Operating Systems
1 22 (64.71%) Linux
2 9 (26.47%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Nucleus RTOS
4 1 (2.94%) pSOS
4 1 (2.94%) ThreadX
4 1 (2.94%) VxWorks
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (41.18%) Pair Programming
3 13 (38.24%) Open Source
4 12 (35.29%) TDD
5 11 (32.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (11.76%) Scrum
7 4 (11.76%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Multithreading
8 2 (5.88%) OO
8 2 (5.88%) Validation
9 1 (2.94%) Data Analysis
9 1 (2.94%) Power Management
9 1 (2.94%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) C++
2 10 (29.41%) C
3 1 (2.94%) C#
3 1 (2.94%) Embedded C
3 1 (2.94%) Embedded C++
3 1 (2.94%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.94%) MATLAB
3 1 (2.94%) Python
3 1 (2.94%) R
3 1 (2.94%) SQL
3 1 (2.94%) VC++
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (32.35%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) Google