The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Qt skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Qt over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Qt
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 - 204
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Qt 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.031% - 0.017%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.081% - 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £600
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 - £575
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 - £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £250 £310
% change year-on-year +80.00% -19.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Qt is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1238 1183 1708
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 37.94% 35.14% 29.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3865 4052 4838
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.00% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £313 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £588 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 38
Median hourly rate £24.36 £20.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.80% -17.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £19.00 £15.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.29 £21.00 £193.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Qt
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Qt as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Qt in the City of London

Qt
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Qt in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Qt in the City of London

Qt
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Qt in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Qt in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Qt.

1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Fintech
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (40.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Lua
3 1 (20.00%) Symfony
3 1 (20.00%) Zend
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Pattern Recognition
3 1 (20.00%) Signal Processing
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) OpenGL
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) PHP

Qt
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
General
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Economy
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C++ Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Qt Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Zend Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Python Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Python Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (40.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Cross-Platform Development
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Microservices
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (20.00%) Pattern Recognition
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Allocation
2 1 (20.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Lua
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Google
1 1 (20.00%) Zend