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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Qt
Rank 555 505 526
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +21
Contract jobs citing Qt 28 48 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.100% 0.029%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.37% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 8
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£375 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £350 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £450 £356
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 2
Average hourly rate £27.66 £39.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.07% +7.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.79 £37.00 £35.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.53 £42.50 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.66 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-32.94% +10.00%

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
13821 12977 12603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.08% 26.94% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9280 8153 7957
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
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 190 267 323
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £14.03 £19.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.90 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -36 28 £375 -6.25% 30
London -25 9 £525 +44.82% 9
City of London +8 5 £525 +37.70% 3
South East -3 4 - - 10
East of England -8 4 £319 -29.16% 2
Suffolk - 2 £288 -
Cambridge -8 1 - - 2
Cambridgeshire -16 1 - - 2
Hampshire -21 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £350 -
Luton - 1 £350 -
Ipswich - 1 £288 -
Scotland - - - - 1
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - - 1
Wales - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
Oxford - - - - 2
Southampton - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Warwick - - - - 1
Wrexham - - - - 1
Barnsley - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bath - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
Brighton - - - - 1
Cheltenham - - - - 1
Crawley - - - -
Dundee - - - -

Qt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 81 (81.82%) C++
2 66 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (51.52%) TDD
4 49 (49.49%) Linux
5 39 (39.39%) OpenGL
6 32 (32.32%) Pair Programming
7 30 (30.30%) Python
8 20 (20.20%) Degree
9 18 (18.18%) QA
10 17 (17.17%) Django
10 17 (17.17%) Git (software)
11 16 (16.16%) Open Source
12 15 (15.15%) Software Engineering
13 14 (14.14%) Scrum
13 14 (14.14%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (13.13%) Multithreading
14 13 (13.13%) Visual Studio
15 11 (11.11%) PyQt
16 10 (10.10%) Security Cleared
16 10 (10.10%) C
16 10 (10.10%) SQL
17 8 (8.08%) JavaScript
17 8 (8.08%) Windows
18 7 (7.07%) HTML
18 7 (7.07%) OO
18 7 (7.07%) Eclipse
18 7 (7.07%) SC Cleared
19 6 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
19 6 (6.06%) Celery
19 6 (6.06%) Ethernet

Qt
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Mathematica
1 1 (1.01%) MS Office
1 1 (1.01%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.06%) Ethernet
2 4 (4.04%) HTTP
3 1 (1.01%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.04%) SQLite
2 1 (1.01%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (17.17%) Git (software)
2 13 (13.13%) Visual Studio
3 7 (7.07%) Eclipse
4 4 (4.04%) GoogleTest
4 4 (4.04%) CMake
5 3 (3.03%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.02%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (1.01%) Subversion
General
1 2 (2.02%) Electronics
2 1 (1.01%) Games
Job Titles
1 79 (79.80%) Developer
2 47 (47.47%) C++ Developer
3 30 (30.30%) Qt Developer
4 19 (19.19%) Python Developer
5 14 (14.14%) Software Engineer
6 12 (12.12%) Software Developer
7 10 (10.10%) Python/Django Developer
8 9 (9.09%) Django Developer
9 8 (8.08%) Senior Developer
10 7 (7.07%) Web Developer
11 4 (4.04%) Senior Software Developer
12 3 (3.03%) Python Web Developer
13 2 (2.02%) Senior Python Developer
13 2 (2.02%) UI Developer
13 2 (2.02%) UI Programmer
13 2 (2.02%) Programmer
13 2 (2.02%) C++ Programmer
13 2 (2.02%) Senior Software Engineer
13 2 (2.02%) Team Leader
13 2 (2.02%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (39.39%) OpenGL
2 17 (17.17%) Django
3 11 (11.11%) PyQt
4 7 (7.07%) HTML
5 6 (6.06%) Celery
5 6 (6.06%) CSS
6 5 (5.05%) QML
6 5 (5.05%) Itk
6 5 (5.05%) VTK
7 3 (3.03%) CORBA
8 2 (2.02%) Ajax
8 2 (2.02%) jQuery
8 2 (2.02%) GTK+
8 2 (2.02%) HTML5
8 2 (2.02%) Middleware
8 2 (2.02%) MFC
9 1 (1.01%) Web Services
9 1 (1.01%) XML
9 1 (1.01%) DirectX
9 1 (1.01%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.16%) Open Source
2 2 (2.02%) Visualisation
2 2 (2.02%) GIS
3 1 (1.01%) STB
3 1 (1.01%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (1.01%) DTV
3 1 (1.01%) User Experience
3 1 (1.01%) CUDA
3 1 (1.01%) Animation
3 1 (1.01%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 49 (49.49%) Linux
2 8 (8.08%) Windows
3 4 (4.04%) Mac OS X
3 4 (4.04%) UNIX
4 3 (3.03%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.01%) ThreadX
5 1 (1.01%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.01%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (1.01%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (51.52%) TDD
3 32 (32.32%) Pair Programming
4 15 (15.15%) Software Engineering
5 14 (14.14%) Scrum
5 14 (14.14%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (13.13%) Multithreading
7 7 (7.07%) OO
8 6 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (5.05%) OOD
9 5 (5.05%) Test Scripting
9 5 (5.05%) Project Planning
10 4 (4.04%) Unit Testing
10 4 (4.04%) Software Testing
10 4 (4.04%) Kanban
11 3 (3.03%) Test Automation
12 2 (2.02%) Waterfall
12 2 (2.02%) Embedded Software Development
12 2 (2.02%) UML
13 1 (1.01%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (81.82%) C++
2 30 (30.30%) Python
3 10 (10.10%) C
3 10 (10.10%) SQL
4 8 (8.08%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.03%) Java
6 1 (1.01%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.01%) C#
6 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.01%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.01%) VC++
6 1 (1.01%) GLSL
6 1 (1.01%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (20.20%) Degree
2 10 (10.10%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.07%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.02%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) JTAG
Vendors
1 4 (4.04%) Google
2 3 (3.03%) Progress
3 1 (1.01%) Perforce
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft
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