Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Qt skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Qt over the 6 months to 19 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 783 832 750
Rank change year-on-year +49 -82 -1
Contract jobs citing Qt 59 32 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.063% 0.033% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.11% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 67
England median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.65% +4.88%
10th Percentile £338 £255 £300
90th Percentile £500 £488 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £430
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 22
England median hourly rate £47.75 £39.31 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.46% -1.72% +11.11%
10th Percentile £33.25 £32.68 £36.25
90th Percentile £93.25 £47.50 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £47.75 £39.31 £39.00
% change year-on-year +21.46% +0.80% +8.33%

Qt is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 30223 29881 30183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.42% 30.68% 28.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 21510 20879 20919
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 344 505
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%
10th Percentile £18.58 £14.52 £14.64
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

Qt
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Qt as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Qt in England

Qt
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Qt in England

Qt
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Qt in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Qt in England

Qt
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Qt in England

Qt
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Qt in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Qt in England

Qt
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Qt within the England region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -26 21 £475 +5.56% 6
East of England -7 12 £403 +61.00%
South East +11 8 £475 - 8
Midlands - 7 £475 - 1
North of England +63 6 £400 - 2
South West +10 5 £348 - 4
East Midlands - 5 £488 -
North West +27 4 - - 1
West Midlands - 2 £350 - 1
North East - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 1
Qt
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 England region with a requirement for Qt.

1 47 (79.66%) C++
2 29 (49.15%) Linux
3 26 (44.07%) Software Engineering
4 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (23.73%) Python
6 12 (20.34%) C
6 12 (20.34%) QML
7 11 (18.64%) Git (software)
8 10 (16.95%) Embedded Linux
8 10 (16.95%) Android
8 10 (16.95%) Windows
9 9 (15.25%) JavaScript
9 9 (15.25%) Multithreading
9 9 (15.25%) Qt Quick
10 7 (11.86%) Infotainment
10 7 (11.86%) Node.js
11 6 (10.17%) Mercurial
11 6 (10.17%) SciPy
11 6 (10.17%) NumPy
11 6 (10.17%) Degree
11 6 (10.17%) SQL
11 6 (10.17%) Visual Studio
11 6 (10.17%) Scrum
12 5 (8.47%) Java
12 5 (8.47%) UML
12 5 (8.47%) OpenGL
12 5 (8.47%) Bluetooth
12 5 (8.47%) Doxygen
12 5 (8.47%) Visualisation
13 4 (6.78%) RESTful

Qt
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 5 (8.47%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) Bluetooth
2 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.78%) ZigBee
3 2 (3.39%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.39%) Internet
4 1 (1.69%) RTP
4 1 (1.69%) SNMP
4 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
1 4 (6.78%) SQLite
2 3 (5.08%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (18.64%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.17%) Mercurial
2 6 (10.17%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.78%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.39%) git-flow
4 2 (3.39%) JIRA
4 2 (3.39%) NetBeans
4 2 (3.39%) Subversion
5 1 (1.69%) C++Builder
General
1 4 (6.78%) Automotive
2 3 (5.08%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.39%) Military
4 1 (1.69%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.69%) Avionics
4 1 (1.69%) Games
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (55.93%) Developer
2 20 (33.90%) Software Engineer
3 16 (27.12%) C++ Developer
4 10 (16.95%) C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (15.25%) Software Developer
6 7 (11.86%) Python Developer
7 4 (6.78%) GUI Developer
7 4 (6.78%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Android Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Applications Developer
8 3 (5.08%) C++ Software Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Mobile Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Python Software Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Software Test Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.34%) QML
2 9 (15.25%) Qt Quick
3 7 (11.86%) Node.js
4 6 (10.17%) NumPy
4 6 (10.17%) SciPy
5 5 (8.47%) OpenGL
6 4 (6.78%) Apache Cordova
6 4 (6.78%) React
6 4 (6.78%) React Native
6 4 (6.78%) RESTful
7 3 (5.08%) gRPC
8 2 (3.39%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.39%) CSS
8 2 (3.39%) CSS3
8 2 (3.39%) Django
8 2 (3.39%) Express
8 2 (3.39%) Flask
8 2 (3.39%) HTML
8 2 (3.39%) HTML5
8 2 (3.39%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Infotainment
2 4 (6.78%) CAN bus
2 4 (6.78%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.39%) Video\Live Streaming
4 1 (1.69%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) CUDA
4 1 (1.69%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.69%) Fintech
4 1 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.69%) RIA
4 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (49.15%) Linux
2 10 (16.95%) Android
2 10 (16.95%) Embedded Linux
2 10 (16.95%) Windows
3 3 (5.08%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.08%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.69%) Debian
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.07%) Software Engineering
2 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.25%) Multithreading
4 6 (10.17%) Scrum
5 5 (8.47%) UML
5 5 (8.47%) Visualisation
6 4 (6.78%) Coaching
6 4 (6.78%) Data Analysis
6 4 (6.78%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (6.78%) Mobile Development
6 4 (6.78%) OO
6 4 (6.78%) OOD
6 4 (6.78%) Signal Processing
6 4 (6.78%) TDD
6 4 (6.78%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.08%) Acceptance Criteria
7 3 (5.08%) Android Development
7 3 (5.08%) Asynchronous Programming
7 3 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.08%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (79.66%) C++
2 14 (23.73%) Python
3 12 (20.34%) C
4 9 (15.25%) JavaScript
5 6 (10.17%) SQL
6 5 (8.47%) Java
7 4 (6.78%) Cython
8 3 (5.08%) C#
9 1 (1.69%) Lua
9 1 (1.69%) PHP
9 1 (1.69%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) MISRA
1 3 (5.08%) MISRA C
1 3 (5.08%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 4 (6.78%) Appcelerator
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.39%) Borland
4 1 (1.69%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.69%) Serena