The table below looks at the statistics for Qt skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Qt over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Qt
Rank 627 587 592
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +5
Contract jobs citing Qt 16 54 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.097% 0.057%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.35% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 32 17
Median daily rate £313 £383 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.30% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £303 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £310 £270
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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
15063 15371 15061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.38% 27.49% 27.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10626 10275 9847
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 213 213
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.86 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

Qt
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Qt as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Qt within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -28 14 £313 -18.30% 13
Leicestershire +2 6 - -
East Midlands +1 6 - -
Leicester -4 5 - -
East of England +13 2 £250 -13.79% 3
South East 0 2 - - 3
London -7 2 £375 -25.00% 2
Norfolk - 2 £250 -
Hampshire 0 1 - - 1
Great Yarmouth - 1 £250 -

Qt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Qt also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Qt.

1 53 (86.89%) C++
2 39 (63.93%) Linux
3 31 (50.82%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (45.90%) OpenGL
5 21 (34.43%) TDD
6 18 (29.51%) Pair Programming
7 17 (27.87%) Degree
8 16 (26.23%) QML
8 16 (26.23%) Open Source
9 14 (22.95%) RESTful
9 14 (22.95%) C
10 13 (21.31%) Windows
11 12 (19.67%) Software Engineering
11 12 (19.67%) QA
11 12 (19.67%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (14.75%) Embedded Systems
13 8 (13.11%) Multithreading
13 8 (13.11%) Git (software)
13 8 (13.11%) STB
13 8 (13.11%) OO
13 8 (13.11%) Python
14 7 (11.48%) Bluetooth
14 7 (11.48%) Middleware
14 7 (11.48%) Device Driver
14 7 (11.48%) Smart Meter
14 7 (11.48%) SQLite
14 7 (11.48%) ZigBee
14 7 (11.48%) JIRA
14 7 (11.48%) Functional Testing
15 6 (9.84%) API Development

Qt
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.64%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) SaaS
1 1 (1.64%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.48%) Bluetooth
1 7 (11.48%) ZigBee
2 6 (9.84%) HTTP
3 3 (4.92%) Internet
4 2 (3.28%) Firewall
4 2 (3.28%) VLAN
4 2 (3.28%) VPN
5 1 (1.64%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.64%) Modbus
5 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.48%) JIRA
3 6 (9.84%) Subversion
4 3 (4.92%) Qt Creator
5 2 (3.28%) GCC
6 1 (1.64%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.64%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.64%) Testopia
6 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.28%) Dutch Language
3 1 (1.64%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Electronics
3 1 (1.64%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Military
Job Titles
1 46 (75.41%) Developer
2 39 (63.93%) C++ Developer
3 24 (39.34%) Qt Developer
4 8 (13.11%) Embedded Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) Software Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) Linux Developer
6 6 (9.84%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Middleware Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.56%) C++ Software Developer
9 3 (4.92%) C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Security Engineer
11 1 (1.64%) C Developer
11 1 (1.64%) C Software Engineer
11 1 (1.64%) Embedded C Developer
11 1 (1.64%) Embedded C Engineer
11 1 (1.64%) Real Time Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (45.90%) OpenGL
2 16 (26.23%) QML
3 14 (22.95%) RESTful
4 7 (11.48%) Middleware
5 6 (9.84%) JSON
6 2 (3.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (3.28%) GStreamer
6 2 (3.28%) PlayReady
6 2 (3.28%) WebKit
7 1 (1.64%) MFC
7 1 (1.64%) Node.js
7 1 (1.64%) STL
7 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (13.11%) STB
3 7 (11.48%) Device Driver
3 7 (11.48%) Smart Meter
4 6 (9.84%) Computer Science
4 6 (9.84%) DTV
5 2 (3.28%) BBC
5 2 (3.28%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.64%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 39 (63.93%) Linux
2 13 (21.31%) Windows
3 3 (4.92%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (3.28%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (1.64%) pSOS
5 1 (1.64%) ThreadX
5 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.64%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.82%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (34.43%) TDD
3 18 (29.51%) Pair Programming
4 16 (26.23%) Open Source
5 12 (19.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (19.67%) Software Engineering
6 8 (13.11%) Multithreading
6 8 (13.11%) OO
7 7 (11.48%) Functional Testing
8 6 (9.84%) API Development
8 6 (9.84%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (9.84%) Software Architecture
9 2 (3.28%) Scrum
10 1 (1.64%) Agile Testing
10 1 (1.64%) BDD
10 1 (1.64%) Data Visualisation
10 1 (1.64%) Defect Management
10 1 (1.64%) Power Management
10 1 (1.64%) Test Automation
10 1 (1.64%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 53 (86.89%) C++
2 14 (22.95%) C
3 8 (13.11%) Python
4 2 (3.28%) C#
5 1 (1.64%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.64%) Embedded C++
5 1 (1.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (27.87%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) ISEB
2 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.84%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (1.64%) HP
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle
1 1 (1.64%) Pega
1 1 (1.64%) Rally
1 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (1.64%) SAP