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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Qt
Rank 572 557 513
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -44
Contract jobs citing Qt 41 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.061% 0.065%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.22% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 17
Average daily rate
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£390 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £270 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £270 £265
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -21.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -21.00%

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
14925 14611 12668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.05% 27.71% 27.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9832 9673 7948
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 189 361
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £17.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 May 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
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 27 May 2015.

Qt Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Qt
Top 22 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 May 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 -14 41 £390 -2.50% 34
London +12 14 £475 +11.76% 5
South East -7 14 £350 +11.11% 19
East Midlands - 7 £463 - 1
Berkshire - 7 £390 - 6
Leicestershire - 7 £463 -
Leicester - 6 £463 -
East of England -3 5 £270 - 1
Hampshire +8 4 £288 -8.73% 1
Cambridge -5 3 £250 -7.40% 1
Cambridgeshire -7 3 £250 -7.40% 1
Reading - 3 £390 - 3
Kent - 3 - - 5
Basingstoke - 3 £288 -
Luton - 2 £334 -
Newbury - 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 £334 -
South West +9 1 - - 1
Wiltshire +5 1 - -
City of London -3 1 £525 +16.66%
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Dover - 1 - -

Qt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 70 (94.59%) C++
2 24 (32.43%) Python
3 23 (31.08%) Git (software)
4 21 (28.38%) Linux
5 19 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (24.32%) HTML
6 18 (24.32%) JavaScript
7 15 (20.27%) C
8 14 (18.92%) CSS
8 14 (18.92%) Django
9 13 (17.57%) Celery
10 12 (16.22%) QML
11 11 (14.86%) SQL
12 10 (13.51%) OpenGL
12 10 (13.51%) Software Engineering
13 9 (12.16%) TDD
13 9 (12.16%) User Experience
14 8 (10.81%) Windows
15 7 (9.46%) Blackberry
15 7 (9.46%) Finance
15 7 (9.46%) Bluetooth
15 7 (9.46%) HTTP
15 7 (9.46%) RESTful
15 7 (9.46%) ZigBee
15 7 (9.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 6 (8.11%) HTML5
16 6 (8.11%) Apple iOS
16 6 (8.11%) Mobile App
16 6 (8.11%) Mobile Application Development
16 6 (8.11%) STB

Qt
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 3 (4.05%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
2 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.46%) Bluetooth
1 7 (9.46%) HTTP
1 7 (9.46%) ZigBee
2 2 (2.70%) DVB
3 1 (1.35%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.35%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 23 (31.08%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.11%) Subversion
3 5 (6.76%) TortoiseSVN
4 4 (5.41%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.05%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.35%) GCC
General
1 7 (9.46%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Games
3 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.35%) Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Law
4 1 (1.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 53 (71.62%) Developer
2 27 (36.49%) C++ Developer
3 17 (22.97%) Python Developer
4 10 (13.51%) Django Developer
5 9 (12.16%) Mobile Developer
5 9 (12.16%) Python/Django Developer
5 9 (12.16%) Qt Developer
6 7 (9.46%) Senior Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Software Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Firmware Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Project Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Senior C++ Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Python Web Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Web Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Applications Developer
10 2 (2.70%) C++ Software Engineer
10 2 (2.70%) C++ Applications Developer
10 2 (2.70%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.32%) HTML
2 14 (18.92%) CSS
2 14 (18.92%) Django
3 13 (17.57%) Celery
4 12 (16.22%) QML
5 10 (13.51%) OpenGL
6 7 (9.46%) RESTful
6 7 (9.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 6 (8.11%) HTML5
8 5 (6.76%) GStreamer
9 3 (4.05%) WebGL
9 3 (4.05%) AngularJS
9 3 (4.05%) Unity DI Container
9 3 (4.05%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 3 (4.05%) Qt Quick
9 3 (4.05%) Ionic Framework
10 2 (2.70%) CSS3
10 2 (2.70%) STL
11 1 (1.35%) Web Services
11 1 (1.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) User Experience
2 7 (9.46%) Blackberry
3 6 (8.11%) Mobile App
3 6 (8.11%) STB
4 4 (5.41%) Smart Meter
5 3 (4.05%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.70%) IPTV
7 1 (1.35%) Statistics
7 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.35%) iPhone
7 1 (1.35%) CUDA
7 1 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.35%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.35%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.38%) Linux
2 8 (10.81%) Windows
3 6 (8.11%) Apple iOS
4 5 (6.76%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (5.41%) Android
6 3 (4.05%) UNIX
7 2 (2.70%) ThreadX
7 2 (2.70%) Nucleus RTOS
8 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.35%) pSOS
8 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.35%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (13.51%) Software Engineering
3 9 (12.16%) TDD
4 6 (8.11%) OO
4 6 (8.11%) OOD
4 6 (8.11%) Mobile Application Development
4 6 (8.11%) Mobile Development
5 5 (6.76%) iOS Development
5 5 (6.76%) Project Planning
6 3 (4.05%) Software Testing
6 3 (4.05%) UML
6 3 (4.05%) Android Development
6 3 (4.05%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (2.70%) OOP
7 2 (2.70%) Multithreading
7 2 (2.70%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.70%) MVC
8 1 (1.35%) Scrum
8 1 (1.35%) Pair Programming
8 1 (1.35%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (94.59%) C++
2 24 (32.43%) Python
3 18 (24.32%) JavaScript
4 15 (20.27%) C
5 11 (14.86%) SQL
6 5 (6.76%) C#
7 3 (4.05%) Embedded C
7 3 (4.05%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.70%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.35%) XPath
9 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.35%) R
9 1 (1.35%) GLSL
9 1 (1.35%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.35%) Perl
9 1 (1.35%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (1.35%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (6.76%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (4.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
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