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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Qt
Rank 568 526 583
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +57
Contract jobs citing Qt 46 52 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.099% 0.034%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.34% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 21 14
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £290 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £338 £425
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -20.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 3
Average hourly rate £21.16 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.10% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £30.00 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.83 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.16 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-34.89% -13.33%

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
15570 15180 15836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.94% 28.80% 27.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10092 9796 9484
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 256 393
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 £17.50 £15.50
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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -23 46 £400 +3.22% 28
London +26 31 £450 +12.50% 9
North West - 7 - - 2
City of London +24 5 £500 - 3
Cambridgeshire +6 3 £270 -3.57% 5
Cambridge -5 3 £270 -3.57% 4
South East -21 3 £350 - 4
East of England -28 3 £270 -2.70% 5
Oxford -5 1 £350 - 1
Oxfordshire -7 1 £350 - 2
Hampshire -18 1 - -
South West -28 1 - - 6
East Midlands - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - - 2
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Cornwall - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Durham - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 2
County Antrim - - - - 1
Belfast - - - - 1
Bridgend - - - - 1
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Burgess Hill - - - -

Qt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 67 (87.01%) C++
2 54 (70.13%) Linux
3 51 (66.23%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (61.04%) TDD
5 32 (41.56%) Pair Programming
5 32 (41.56%) OpenGL
6 21 (27.27%) QA
7 20 (25.97%) Degree
8 18 (23.38%) Open Source
8 18 (23.38%) Python
9 12 (15.58%) Software Engineering
10 10 (12.99%) Scrum
11 8 (10.39%) Windows
11 8 (10.39%) Git (software)
12 7 (9.09%) PyQt
12 7 (9.09%) Django
12 7 (9.09%) OO
13 6 (7.79%) OOD
13 6 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (7.79%) Project Planning
13 6 (7.79%) Continuous Improvement
14 4 (5.19%) Validation
14 4 (5.19%) Software Testing
14 4 (5.19%) UML
14 4 (5.19%) MySQL
14 4 (5.19%) STL
14 4 (5.19%) C
14 4 (5.19%) Embedded Systems
14 4 (5.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 3 (3.90%) Android

Qt
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 1 (1.30%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.30%) HTTP
1 1 (1.30%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.90%) GoogleTest
2 3 (3.90%) LabVIEW
3 2 (2.60%) JIRA
4 1 (1.30%) Subversion
4 1 (1.30%) Trac
General
1 2 (2.60%) Electronics
2 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.30%) Automotive
2 1 (1.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 63 (81.82%) Developer
2 52 (67.53%) C++ Developer
3 30 (38.96%) Qt Developer
4 12 (15.58%) Python Developer
5 6 (7.79%) Software Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Programmer
6 5 (6.49%) Django Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Python/Django Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Software Programmer
7 4 (5.19%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.19%) C++ Programmer
8 3 (3.90%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.60%) Architect
9 2 (2.60%) Team Leader
9 2 (2.60%) MySQL Developer
9 2 (2.60%) Senior Python Developer
9 2 (2.60%) Mobility Architect
9 2 (2.60%) Platform Architect
10 1 (1.30%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (41.56%) OpenGL
2 7 (9.09%) Django
2 7 (9.09%) PyQt
3 4 (5.19%) STL
3 4 (5.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (3.90%) XML
4 3 (3.90%) Middleware
5 2 (2.60%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.60%) .NET
5 2 (2.60%) wxWidgets
6 1 (1.30%) HTML
6 1 (1.30%) jQuery
6 1 (1.30%) REST
6 1 (1.30%) WebKit
6 1 (1.30%) Direct3D
6 1 (1.30%) OpenGL ES
6 1 (1.30%) MFC
6 1 (1.30%) DirectX
6 1 (1.30%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.38%) Open Source
2 4 (5.19%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.60%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.60%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.30%) Physics
5 1 (1.30%) Contract for Difference
5 1 (1.30%) DTV
5 1 (1.30%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.30%) RenderMan
5 1 (1.30%) STB
Operating Systems
1 54 (70.13%) Linux
2 8 (10.39%) Windows
3 3 (3.90%) UNIX
3 3 (3.90%) Android
4 2 (2.60%) VxWorks
4 2 (2.60%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (2.60%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.30%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (66.23%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (61.04%) TDD
3 32 (41.56%) Pair Programming
4 12 (15.58%) Software Engineering
5 10 (12.99%) Scrum
6 7 (9.09%) OO
7 6 (7.79%) OOD
7 6 (7.79%) Project Planning
7 6 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (7.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.19%) Software Testing
8 4 (5.19%) UML
8 4 (5.19%) Validation
9 3 (3.90%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.90%) Automated Testing
10 1 (1.30%) Test Scripting
10 1 (1.30%) Multithreading
10 1 (1.30%) Parallel Computing
10 1 (1.30%) Waterfall
10 1 (1.30%) Parallel Processing
Programming Languages
1 67 (87.01%) C++
2 18 (23.38%) Python
3 4 (5.19%) C
4 3 (3.90%) Java
5 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.60%) SQL
5 2 (2.60%) C#
6 1 (1.30%) VC++
6 1 (1.30%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.30%) GLSL
6 1 (1.30%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 20 (25.97%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) PhD
3 1 (1.30%) HND
3 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (3.90%) Google
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle
2 1 (1.30%) Adobe
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