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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Qt
London / City of London
Rank 147 144 189
Rank change year-on-year -3 +45  
Contract jobs citing Qt 4 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.13% 0.21% 0.060%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.39% 0.66% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 3
Median daily rate £538 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -4.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £325 £315
% change year-on-year - +3.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11%  

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 1037 1068 1521
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 34.90% 32.67% 30.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 861 902 1209
Median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +100.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Qt
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Qt as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Qt in the City of London over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Qt in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Qt in the City of London

Qt
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 March 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%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) Fintech
2 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (40.00%) OpenGL
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Pair Programming
2 2 (40.00%) QA
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%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Cross-Platform Development
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices

Qt
Top Related 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
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) C++ Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Qt Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ GUI Developer
3 1 (20.00%) GUI 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%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (40.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
1 2 (40.00%) Pair Programming
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Cross-Platform Development
2 1 (20.00%) Microservices
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Google
1 1 (20.00%) Zend