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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Qt
Rank 619 598 598
Rank change year-on-year
-21 0
Contract jobs citing Qt 15 66 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.11% 0.066%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.094% 0.40% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 27 28
Median daily rate £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £310 £270
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +9.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +9.72%

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
15889 16310 15708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.80% 27.96% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11016 11043 9971
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 289 217
Median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.68 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.40 £52.17 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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 27 August 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 10 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 27 August 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 -29 13 £450 - 15
London -15 8 £450 -14.28% 6
East of England +20 2 £250 -25.92% 3
Norfolk - 2 £250 -
North West +7 1 £400 -20.00%
South East +7 1 £475 - 3
South West +6 1 - -
Devon - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £475 -
Great Yarmouth - 1 £250 -

Qt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 40 (97.56%) C++
2 23 (56.10%) Linux
3 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (34.15%) OpenGL
5 12 (29.27%) TDD
5 12 (29.27%) Pair Programming
6 11 (26.83%) Software Engineering
6 11 (26.83%) Windows
6 11 (26.83%) QML
6 11 (26.83%) Open Source
7 10 (24.39%) C
8 9 (21.95%) RESTful
9 8 (19.51%) QA
9 8 (19.51%) Degree
9 8 (19.51%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (17.07%) Bluetooth
10 7 (17.07%) ZigBee
10 7 (17.07%) Smart Meter
10 7 (17.07%) SQLite
11 6 (14.63%) Qt Creator
11 6 (14.63%) Doxygen
12 5 (12.20%) Embedded Systems
13 4 (9.76%) Multithreading
13 4 (9.76%) Games
13 4 (9.76%) Scrum
13 4 (9.76%) Python
14 3 (7.32%) Yocto
14 3 (7.32%) OO
14 3 (7.32%) Device Driver
14 3 (7.32%) Embedded Linux

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 1 (2.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
1 1 (2.44%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) Bluetooth
1 7 (17.07%) ZigBee
2 2 (4.88%) Firewall
2 2 (4.88%) Internet
2 2 (4.88%) VLAN
2 2 (4.88%) VPN
3 1 (2.44%) HTTP
3 1 (2.44%) Modbus
3 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQLite
2 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Qt Creator
2 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.88%) GCC
3 2 (4.88%) JIRA
4 1 (2.44%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.44%) Subversion
4 1 (2.44%) Testopia
General
1 4 (9.76%) Games
2 2 (4.88%) Dutch Language
2 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (78.05%) Developer
2 30 (73.17%) C++ Developer
3 13 (31.71%) Qt Developer
4 8 (19.51%) Software Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Embedded Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.32%) C++ Software Developer
6 3 (7.32%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Linux Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Agile Developer
8 1 (2.44%) C/C++ Developer
8 1 (2.44%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) C++ GUI Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Embedded Developer
8 1 (2.44%) GUI Software Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) OpenGL
2 11 (26.83%) QML
3 9 (21.95%) RESTful
4 3 (7.32%) Yocto
5 2 (4.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (4.88%) Node.js
6 1 (2.44%) CSS
6 1 (2.44%) GWT
6 1 (2.44%) HTML
6 1 (2.44%) JSON
6 1 (2.44%) MFC
6 1 (2.44%) Middleware
6 1 (2.44%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Smart Meter
2 5 (12.20%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (7.32%) Device Driver
4 2 (4.88%) STB
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) Digital TV
5 1 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (56.10%) Linux
2 11 (26.83%) Windows
3 3 (7.32%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (4.88%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (2.44%) pSOS
5 1 (2.44%) ThreadX
5 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.44%) VxWorks
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (29.27%) Pair Programming
2 12 (29.27%) TDD
3 11 (26.83%) Open Source
3 11 (26.83%) Software Engineering
4 8 (19.51%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (9.76%) Multithreading
5 4 (9.76%) Scrum
6 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.32%) OO
6 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.88%) Computer Vision
7 2 (4.88%) Functional Testing
8 1 (2.44%) Agile Testing
8 1 (2.44%) API Development
8 1 (2.44%) Defect Management
8 1 (2.44%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (2.44%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.44%) Power Management
8 1 (2.44%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (97.56%) C++
2 10 (24.39%) C
3 4 (9.76%) Python
4 1 (2.44%) C#
4 1 (2.44%) Embedded C
4 1 (2.44%) Embedded C++
4 1 (2.44%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.44%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.44%) R
4 1 (2.44%) SQL
4 1 (2.44%) VC++
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) ISEB
2 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (2.44%) Google
1 1 (2.44%) HP
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle
1 1 (2.44%) Pega
1 1 (2.44%) Rally
1 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (2.44%) SAP
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