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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Qt
Rank 542 539 534
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing Qt 53 43 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.083% 0.046%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.30% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 20 15
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £344 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-23.88% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 2
Average hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.07 £37.50 £33.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.85 £42.50 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £42.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-12.94% +17.24%

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
14868 14366 14021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.95% 27.84% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10163 9229 8765
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 300 383
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 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
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 19 December 2014.

Qt Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 December 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 -17 53 £400 -11.11% 14
London +14 20 £475 +5.55% 1
South West - 13 £400 - 3
Wiltshire - 11 £400 -
Salisbury - 9 £403 -
East of England -22 7 £270 -40.00% 2
City of London +10 6 £525 +16.66%
Cambridge +4 6 £270 +8.00% 1
North West -3 6 £300 -25.00% 1
Cambridgeshire -8 6 £270 +8.00% 1
South East -21 5 - - 5
Surrey -1 4 - -
Manchester - 4 £300 -
Leatherhead - 4 - -
Bristol - 2 - - 1
Hampshire -18 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Scotland - - - - 2
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 2
North Wales - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 4
Somerset - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - -
Lewes - - - -
Altrincham - - - -
Barnsley - - - -

Qt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 78 (80.41%) C++
2 64 (65.98%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (57.73%) TDD
4 54 (55.67%) Linux
5 41 (42.27%) OpenGL
6 37 (38.14%) Pair Programming
7 27 (27.84%) Python
8 23 (23.71%) QA
9 22 (22.68%) Degree
10 18 (18.56%) Open Source
11 15 (15.46%) Software Engineering
12 14 (14.43%) Scrum
12 14 (14.43%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (14.43%) Multithreading
13 13 (13.40%) Visual Studio
14 11 (11.34%) Django
14 11 (11.34%) PyQt
14 11 (11.34%) Git (software)
15 10 (10.31%) Security Cleared
16 9 (9.28%) C
17 8 (8.25%) Windows
17 8 (8.25%) OO
18 7 (7.22%) SC Cleared
18 7 (7.22%) SQL
19 6 (6.19%) OOD
19 6 (6.19%) Eclipse
19 6 (6.19%) Ethernet
19 6 (6.19%) Project Planning
19 6 (6.19%) Continuous Improvement
20 5 (5.15%) Itk

Qt
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (6.19%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.03%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.12%) SQLite
2 1 (1.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (13.40%) Visual Studio
2 11 (11.34%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.19%) Eclipse
4 4 (4.12%) GoogleTest
4 4 (4.12%) CMake
5 3 (3.09%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.06%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (1.03%) Subversion
General
1 2 (2.06%) Electronics
2 1 (1.03%) Automotive
2 1 (1.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 77 (79.38%) Developer
2 51 (52.58%) C++ Developer
3 33 (34.02%) Qt Developer
4 15 (15.46%) Python Developer
5 14 (14.43%) Software Engineer
6 13 (13.40%) Software Developer
7 8 (8.25%) Django Developer
7 8 (8.25%) Python/Django Developer
8 6 (6.19%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.12%) Web Developer
9 4 (4.12%) Senior Software Developer
10 2 (2.06%) C++ Programmer
10 2 (2.06%) Senior Python Developer
10 2 (2.06%) Team Leader
10 2 (2.06%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (2.06%) Programmer
11 1 (1.03%) Games Programmer
11 1 (1.03%) Lead Developer
11 1 (1.03%) Oracle Developer
11 1 (1.03%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (42.27%) OpenGL
2 11 (11.34%) Django
2 11 (11.34%) PyQt
3 5 (5.15%) Itk
3 5 (5.15%) VTK
4 4 (4.12%) QML
5 3 (3.09%) CORBA
6 2 (2.06%) GTK+
6 2 (2.06%) jQuery
6 2 (2.06%) MFC
6 2 (2.06%) HTML
6 2 (2.06%) Middleware
6 2 (2.06%) Ajax
7 1 (1.03%) DirectX
7 1 (1.03%) XHTML
7 1 (1.03%) CSS
7 1 (1.03%) STL
7 1 (1.03%) XML
7 1 (1.03%) Unreal Engine
7 1 (1.03%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.56%) Open Source
2 2 (2.06%) GIS
3 1 (1.03%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (1.03%) STB
3 1 (1.03%) DTV
3 1 (1.03%) User Experience
3 1 (1.03%) Animation
3 1 (1.03%) Contract for Difference
3 1 (1.03%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.03%) Physics
3 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 54 (55.67%) Linux
2 8 (8.25%) Windows
3 4 (4.12%) Mac OS X
4 3 (3.09%) UNIX
5 2 (2.06%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.03%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.03%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (65.98%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (57.73%) TDD
3 37 (38.14%) Pair Programming
4 15 (15.46%) Software Engineering
5 14 (14.43%) Scrum
5 14 (14.43%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (14.43%) Multithreading
6 8 (8.25%) OO
7 6 (6.19%) OOD
7 6 (6.19%) Project Planning
7 6 (6.19%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (5.15%) Test Scripting
9 4 (4.12%) Kanban
9 4 (4.12%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.09%) Test Automation
11 2 (2.06%) Waterfall
11 2 (2.06%) Embedded Software Development
11 2 (2.06%) Software Testing
12 1 (1.03%) Workflow
12 1 (1.03%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 78 (80.41%) C++
2 27 (27.84%) Python
3 9 (9.28%) C
4 7 (7.22%) SQL
5 3 (3.09%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.06%) Java
7 1 (1.03%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.03%) VC++
7 1 (1.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (22.68%) Degree
2 10 (10.31%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.06%) HND
5 1 (1.03%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (23.71%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) JTAG
Vendors
1 4 (4.12%) Google
2 3 (3.09%) Progress
3 1 (1.03%) Perforce
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle