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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Qt
UK
Rank 552 547 576
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +29
Contract jobs citing Qt 30 80 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.16% 0.061%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.54% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 53 17
Median daily rate £444 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.57% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £456 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+48.37% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 4
Median hourly rate £40.56 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.10 £37.50 £20.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.70 £50.00 £40.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.56 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +8.10%

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
13577 14679 13922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.83% 28.89% 27.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9317 10126 9393
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 256 184
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £22.30 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.55 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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
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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017.

Qt Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Qt
Top 22 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 21 January 2017. 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 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 30 £444 -6.57% 21
London -24 8 £425 -15.00% 3
Leicester +17 6 £438 +2.94%
South West +13 6 - -
Leicestershire +9 6 £438 +2.94%
East Midlands +7 6 £438 +2.94% 1
East of England -4 5 - - 7
South East +3 4 £475 +65.21% 5
Devon - 4 - -
Hampshire +10 3 £475 - 2
Hertfordshire 0 3 - -
City of London -15 3 £450 -10.00%
Stevenage -3 2 - -
Essex - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 - -
East Sussex +6 1 - -
Fareham -13 1 £475 - 1
Barrow-in-Furness - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 - -
Cumbria - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
North West - 1 - - 3

Qt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 50 (96.15%) C++
2 30 (57.69%) Linux
3 24 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (42.31%) Software Engineering
5 19 (36.54%) Open Source
6 18 (34.62%) Degree
6 18 (34.62%) Pair Programming
6 18 (34.62%) OpenGL
7 17 (32.69%) TDD
8 15 (28.85%) QA
8 15 (28.85%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (21.15%) TCP/IP
9 11 (21.15%) C
10 10 (19.23%) Windows
11 8 (15.38%) QML
12 7 (13.46%) SQLite
12 7 (13.46%) Scrum
13 6 (11.54%) Validation
13 6 (11.54%) Device Driver
13 6 (11.54%) MFC
13 6 (11.54%) Web Services
13 6 (11.54%) Multithreading
13 6 (11.54%) ZigBee
13 6 (11.54%) Doxygen
14 5 (9.62%) Qt Creator
14 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
14 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
14 5 (9.62%) Visual Studio
14 5 (9.62%) Java
14 5 (9.62%) C#

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:

Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.92%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.15%) TCP/IP
2 6 (11.54%) ZigBee
3 5 (9.62%) Bluetooth
4 3 (5.77%) Ethernet
4 3 (5.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) SQLite
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Qt Creator
1 5 (9.62%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.77%) Eclipse
2 3 (5.77%) NetBeans
3 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (9.62%) Games
2 4 (7.69%) Electronics
3 3 (5.77%) Military
4 2 (3.85%) Finance
4 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.85%) Marketing
4 2 (3.85%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.92%) Automotive
5 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (61.54%) Developer
2 25 (48.08%) C++ Developer
3 17 (32.69%) Software Engineer
4 10 (19.23%) Qt Developer
5 7 (13.46%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) GUI Developer
6 5 (9.62%) UI Developer
7 4 (7.69%) C++ GUI Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Agile Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Linux Developer
9 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Synthetic Environment Engineer
10 1 (1.92%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 1 (1.92%) PHP Zend Developer
10 1 (1.92%) Qt Software Engineer
10 1 (1.92%) Symfony Developer
10 1 (1.92%) Visual C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (34.62%) OpenGL
2 8 (15.38%) QML
3 6 (11.54%) MFC
3 6 (11.54%) Web Services
4 3 (5.77%) ATL
4 3 (5.77%) STL
4 3 (5.77%) XML
5 2 (3.85%) Node.js
6 1 (1.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (1.92%) CSS
6 1 (1.92%) GStreamer
6 1 (1.92%) GWT
6 1 (1.92%) HTML
6 1 (1.92%) REST
6 1 (1.92%) Symfony
6 1 (1.92%) WPF
6 1 (1.92%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Device Driver
2 4 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.77%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.77%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.92%) BeagleBone
5 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) Fintech
5 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.92%) STB
Operating Systems
1 30 (57.69%) Linux
2 10 (19.23%) Windows
3 2 (3.85%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.92%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (42.31%) Software Engineering
3 19 (36.54%) Open Source
4 18 (34.62%) Pair Programming
5 17 (32.69%) TDD
6 15 (28.85%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (13.46%) Scrum
8 6 (11.54%) Multithreading
8 6 (11.54%) Validation
9 5 (9.62%) OO
10 4 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (7.69%) Software Testing
10 4 (7.69%) Unit Testing
11 2 (3.85%) Cross-Platform Development
11 2 (3.85%) Programme Management
11 2 (3.85%) UML
12 1 (1.92%) CAD
12 1 (1.92%) Computational Fluid Dynamics
12 1 (1.92%) OOP
12 1 (1.92%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (96.15%) C++
2 11 (21.15%) C
3 5 (9.62%) C#
3 5 (9.62%) Java
4 2 (3.85%) Embedded C++
4 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.85%) Python
4 2 (3.85%) SQL
5 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.92%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.92%) PHP
5 1 (1.92%) R
5 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.92%) VC++
Qualifications
1 18 (34.62%) Degree
2 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
2 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (28.85%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.85%) Google
3 1 (1.92%) Freescale
3 1 (1.92%) SAP
3 1 (1.92%) Zend