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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Qt
Rank 573 571 540
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -31
Contract jobs citing Qt 60 39 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.070% 0.090%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.25% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 27 19
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £270 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 10
Average hourly rate £39.50 £36.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.72% -7.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.48 £36.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.72% +10.76%

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
16449 15532 15196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.15% 27.80% 29.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11194 9877 9773
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 213 261
Average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.78% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £19.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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 +10 53 £450 +5.88% 24
London +10 29 £525 +23.52% 9
City of London +12 9 £525 +5.00% 2
North West -31 9 £500 -
Manchester -18 8 £500 -
Yorkshire - 5 £305 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £305 -
East of England +7 4 £338 +25.00% 3
South East -21 4 - - 9
Bradford - 4 £305 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £305 -
Hampshire - 3 - - 2
Harrogate - 3 £305 -
Huddersfield - 3 £305 -
Wakefield - 3 £305 -
Cambridgeshire -5 2 - - 3
South West - 2 - - 1
Sheffield - 2 £305 -
Leeds - 2 £310 -
York - 2 £305 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £305 -
Cambridge -8 1 - - 3
Oxfordshire -16 1 - -
Cornwall - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - - 1
Letchworth - 1 £338 -
Luton - 1 £338 -
Scotland - 1 £325 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £338 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £338 -

Qt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 98 (97.03%) C++
2 39 (38.61%) Linux
3 28 (27.72%) JavaScript
4 25 (24.75%) C
5 23 (22.77%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (22.77%) Mobile App
6 22 (21.78%) Software Engineering
6 22 (21.78%) Git (software)
7 21 (20.79%) QML
8 20 (19.80%) Mobile Application Development
9 19 (18.81%) User Experience
10 18 (17.82%) HTML
10 18 (17.82%) CSS
10 18 (17.82%) Finance
11 17 (16.83%) Python
11 17 (16.83%) TDD
12 16 (15.84%) Blackberry
13 14 (13.86%) SQL
14 13 (12.87%) Windows
14 13 (12.87%) OpenGL
15 12 (11.88%) Scrum
16 11 (10.89%) RESTful
16 11 (10.89%) UNIX
17 10 (9.90%) Middleware
17 10 (9.90%) Bluetooth
17 10 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
17 10 (9.90%) ZigBee
17 10 (9.90%) STB
18 9 (8.91%) Embedded Linux
18 9 (8.91%) Django

Qt
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2 (1.98%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.90%) Bluetooth
1 10 (9.90%) ZigBee
2 4 (3.96%) DVB
3 2 (1.98%) ATM
3 2 (1.98%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.98%) HTTP
4 1 (0.99%) SNMP
4 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.99%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.94%) SQLite
2 4 (3.96%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (21.78%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.94%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.94%) Subversion
3 3 (2.97%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.97%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.98%) TortoiseSVN
4 2 (1.98%) Valgrind
4 2 (1.98%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.98%) Gerrit
4 2 (1.98%) GCC
4 2 (1.98%) Redmine
5 1 (0.99%) Selenium
5 1 (0.99%) Mercurial
General
1 18 (17.82%) Finance
2 2 (1.98%) Games
3 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.99%) Electronics
3 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (67.33%) Developer
2 39 (38.61%) C++ Developer
3 17 (16.83%) Software Engineer
4 15 (14.85%) Mobile Developer
5 14 (13.86%) Python Developer
6 13 (12.87%) Qt Developer
7 9 (8.91%) Software Developer
8 7 (6.93%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 7 (6.93%) Python/Django Developer
8 7 (6.93%) Django Developer
9 6 (5.94%) Embedded Software Developer
10 5 (4.95%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (4.95%) Embedded Linux Engineer
10 5 (4.95%) Applications Developer
10 5 (4.95%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.96%) UI Engineer
12 3 (2.97%) Android Software Engineer
12 3 (2.97%) Automated Test Developer
12 3 (2.97%) C++ Applications Developer
12 3 (2.97%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.79%) QML
2 18 (17.82%) HTML
2 18 (17.82%) CSS
3 13 (12.87%) OpenGL
4 11 (10.89%) RESTful
5 10 (9.90%) Middleware
6 9 (8.91%) Django
6 9 (8.91%) GStreamer
7 8 (7.92%) HTML5
8 4 (3.96%) WebKit
8 4 (3.96%) OpenGL ES
8 4 (3.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 3 (2.97%) Motif
9 3 (2.97%) .NET
9 3 (2.97%) Qt Quick
10 2 (1.98%) Ionic Framework
10 2 (1.98%) Web Services
10 2 (1.98%) WPF
10 2 (1.98%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.98%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.77%) Mobile App
2 19 (18.81%) User Experience
3 16 (15.84%) Blackberry
4 10 (9.90%) STB
5 6 (5.94%) DTV
5 6 (5.94%) Smart Meter
6 5 (4.95%) Streaming Video
7 3 (2.97%) Device Driver
7 3 (2.97%) Over-the-Top Content
8 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.99%) Robotics
9 1 (0.99%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.99%) Physics
9 1 (0.99%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.99%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 39 (38.61%) Linux
2 13 (12.87%) Windows
3 11 (10.89%) UNIX
4 9 (8.91%) Embedded Linux
5 8 (7.92%) Android
5 8 (7.92%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.98%) ThreadX
6 2 (1.98%) pSOS
6 2 (1.98%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.98%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (0.99%) Solaris
7 1 (0.99%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.99%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.99%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.77%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (21.78%) Software Engineering
3 20 (19.80%) Mobile Application Development
4 17 (16.83%) TDD
5 12 (11.88%) Scrum
6 10 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (7.92%) Open Source
7 8 (7.92%) Mobile Development
8 7 (6.93%) OO
9 5 (4.95%) OOD
9 5 (4.95%) Pair Programming
10 4 (3.96%) Project Planning
10 4 (3.96%) UML
11 3 (2.97%) Software Testing
11 3 (2.97%) Android Development
11 3 (2.97%) iOS Development
12 2 (1.98%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (1.98%) Multithreading
12 2 (1.98%) System Integration Testing
12 2 (1.98%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 98 (97.03%) C++
2 28 (27.72%) JavaScript
3 25 (24.75%) C
4 17 (16.83%) Python
5 14 (13.86%) SQL
6 8 (7.92%) Java
7 5 (4.95%) Embedded C
7 5 (4.95%) Embedded C++
8 3 (2.97%) Lua
8 3 (2.97%) Scala
8 3 (2.97%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.97%) C#
8 3 (2.97%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.98%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.99%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.99%) VB6
10 1 (0.99%) VB
10 1 (0.99%) Perl
10 1 (0.99%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.99%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 4 (3.96%) Degree
2 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.98%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.92%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (3.96%) Microsoft
1 4 (3.96%) Google
2 1 (0.99%) Perforce
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