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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Qt
Rank 565 531 580
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +49
Contract jobs citing Qt 34 42 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.080% 0.026%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.28% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 15 10
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £456 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
-16.92% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 3
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%

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
15595 14948 15397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.70% 28.49% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9908 9606 9472
Average daily rate £375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 252 364
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014. 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 -22 34 £425 +6.25% 28
London +14 26 £438 +9.37% 5
City of London +32 6 £500 -
Cambridgeshire -9 4 £270 -3.57% 3
Cambridge -12 4 £270 -3.57% 3
East of England -24 4 £270 -3.57% 4
South East -8 2 £350 - 5
Oxford +1 1 £350 - 1
Oxfordshire -6 1 £350 - 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Merseyside - - - - 1
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 9
Somerset - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
South Wales - - - - 1
South West - - - - 3
Wales - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 7
Scotland - - - - 1
Northern Ireland - - - - 1
Peterborough - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Southampton - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -

Qt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 63 (95.45%) C++
2 47 (71.21%) Linux
3 34 (51.52%) TDD
4 27 (40.91%) OpenGL
5 25 (37.88%) Pair Programming
6 16 (24.24%) QA
7 15 (22.73%) Degree
8 13 (19.70%) Python
8 13 (19.70%) Software Engineering
9 11 (16.67%) Open Source
10 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (12.12%) OO
11 8 (12.12%) OOD
11 8 (12.12%) Project Planning
11 8 (12.12%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (9.09%) Windows
12 6 (9.09%) Computer Science
13 5 (7.58%) C
13 5 (7.58%) Java
13 5 (7.58%) STL
13 5 (7.58%) Android
13 5 (7.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 4 (6.06%) MySQL
14 4 (6.06%) PhD
14 4 (6.06%) Middleware
14 4 (6.06%) Software Testing
14 4 (6.06%) JIRA
14 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
14 4 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
15 3 (4.55%) XML

Qt
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) HTTP
2 2 (3.03%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) MySQL
2 1 (1.52%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) JIRA
1 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.55%) GoogleTest
2 3 (4.55%) Trac
2 3 (4.55%) LabVIEW
2 3 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 3 (4.55%) Electronics
2 2 (3.03%) Games
3 1 (1.52%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.52%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 52 (78.79%) Developer
2 47 (71.21%) C++ Developer
3 25 (37.88%) Qt Developer
4 7 (10.61%) Python Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Programmer
7 4 (6.06%) C++ Programmer
7 4 (6.06%) Software Programmer
8 3 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Architect
9 2 (3.03%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Platform Architect
9 2 (3.03%) Mobility Architect
10 1 (1.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 1 (1.52%) Senior Software Engineer
10 1 (1.52%) Systems Engineer
10 1 (1.52%) MySQL Developer
10 1 (1.52%) UI Developer
10 1 (1.52%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (40.91%) OpenGL
2 5 (7.58%) STL
2 5 (7.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (6.06%) Middleware
4 3 (4.55%) XML
4 3 (4.55%) WebKit
4 3 (4.55%) OpenGL ES
5 2 (3.03%) Direct3D
5 2 (3.03%) HTML5
5 2 (3.03%) wxWidgets
5 2 (3.03%) HTML
5 2 (3.03%) .NET
5 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.52%) JSON
6 1 (1.52%) jQuery
6 1 (1.52%) POSIX
6 1 (1.52%) RESTful
6 1 (1.52%) REST
6 1 (1.52%) OpenCL
6 1 (1.52%) QML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Open Source
2 8 (12.12%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.55%) DTV
4 3 (4.55%) 3D Graphics
4 3 (4.55%) STB
4 3 (4.55%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.03%) Smartphone
5 2 (3.03%) RenderMan
5 2 (3.03%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.52%) Contract for Difference
6 1 (1.52%) Physics
6 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 47 (71.21%) Linux
2 6 (9.09%) Windows
3 5 (7.58%) Android
4 3 (4.55%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.03%) VxWorks
5 2 (3.03%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (3.03%) UNIX
6 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.52%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (51.52%) TDD
2 25 (37.88%) Pair Programming
3 13 (19.70%) Software Engineering
4 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (12.12%) OO
5 8 (12.12%) OOD
5 8 (12.12%) Project Planning
6 4 (6.06%) Software Testing
6 4 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.55%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.55%) Validation
7 3 (4.55%) UML
7 3 (4.55%) Automated Testing
8 2 (3.03%) Scrum
8 2 (3.03%) Multithreading
9 1 (1.52%) Parallel Computing
9 1 (1.52%) Software Architecture
9 1 (1.52%) Parallel Processing
Programming Languages
1 63 (95.45%) C++
2 13 (19.70%) Python
3 5 (7.58%) C
3 5 (7.58%) Java
4 3 (4.55%) GLSL
4 3 (4.55%) HLSL
5 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.03%) C#
6 1 (1.52%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (22.73%) Degree
2 4 (6.06%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (24.24%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (4.55%) Google
2 1 (1.52%) Adobe
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