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 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Qt
UK / England
Rank 542 570 560
Rank change year-on-year +28 -10  
Contract jobs citing Qt 24 45 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.058% 0.092% 0.090%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.33% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 30 24
Median daily rate £463 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.77% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £370 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate - £325 £315
% change year-on-year - +3.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11%  
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 England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13124 13831 13262
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 31.67% 28.19% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9106 9697 8711
Median daily rate £425 £410 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +3.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 213 174
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £13.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Qt
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 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 3 months to 27 March 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
London +18 12 £463 -5.12% 8
North West +29 5 - - 2
South East +10 2 - - 4
East of England -3 2 - -
East Midlands -4 2 - - 3
South West -1 1 - - 1
Qt
UK

Qt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 England region with a requirement for Qt.

1 51 (96.23%) C++
2 32 (60.38%) Software Engineering
3 30 (56.60%) Linux
4 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (28.30%) Degree
5 15 (28.30%) Open Source
6 14 (26.42%) Windows
7 13 (24.53%) OpenGL
8 12 (22.64%) TDD
9 11 (20.75%) Pair Programming
9 11 (20.75%) QA
9 11 (20.75%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (20.75%) Visual Studio
10 10 (18.87%) C
10 10 (18.87%) TCP/IP
10 10 (18.87%) SC Cleared
10 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
11 9 (16.98%) QML
11 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
12 7 (13.21%) SQLite
12 7 (13.21%) Web Services
13 6 (11.32%) OO
13 6 (11.32%) ZigBee
13 6 (11.32%) Doxygen
14 5 (9.43%) Mathematics
14 5 (9.43%) Algorithms
14 5 (9.43%) UML
14 5 (9.43%) Bluetooth
14 5 (9.43%) C#
14 5 (9.43%) Java

Qt
Top Related 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 6 (11.32%) Doxygen
2 4 (7.55%) MS Office
3 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.89%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.87%) TCP/IP
2 6 (11.32%) ZigBee
3 5 (9.43%) Bluetooth
3 5 (9.43%) Internet
4 4 (7.55%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) SQLite
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.55%) Eclipse
2 4 (7.55%) Mercurial
2 4 (7.55%) NetBeans
3 1 (1.89%) Qt Creator
General
1 5 (9.43%) Electronics
2 4 (7.55%) Military
3 3 (5.66%) Avionics
3 3 (5.66%) Finance
3 3 (5.66%) Marketing
4 2 (3.77%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.77%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.89%) Automotive
5 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (50.94%) Developer
2 24 (45.28%) Software Engineer
3 20 (37.74%) C++ Developer
4 12 (22.64%) C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (15.09%) GUI Developer
5 8 (15.09%) Qt Developer
6 7 (13.21%) C++ GUI Developer
7 6 (11.32%) UI Developer
8 5 (9.43%) Agile Developer
8 5 (9.43%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (9.43%) Software Developer
9 3 (5.66%) C++ Software Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
10 2 (3.77%) Senior C++ Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Senior Software Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Synthetic Environment Engineer
11 1 (1.89%) C# Software Engineer
11 1 (1.89%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.53%) OpenGL
2 9 (16.98%) QML
3 7 (13.21%) Web Services
4 4 (7.55%) MFC
5 3 (5.66%) ATL
5 3 (5.66%) STL
5 3 (5.66%) XML
6 2 (3.77%) Node.js
7 1 (1.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (1.89%) GStreamer
7 1 (1.89%) PyQt
7 1 (1.89%) Qt Quick
7 1 (1.89%) REST
7 1 (1.89%) Symfony
7 1 (1.89%) WebKit
7 1 (1.89%) WPF
7 1 (1.89%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Algorithms
1 5 (9.43%) Device Driver
2 3 (5.66%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.66%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.77%) Fintech
3 2 (3.77%) RIA
4 1 (1.89%) BeagleBone
4 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 30 (56.60%) Linux
2 14 (26.42%) Windows
3 2 (3.77%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Android
4 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (60.38%) Software Engineering
2 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (28.30%) Open Source
4 12 (22.64%) TDD
5 11 (20.75%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (20.75%) Pair Programming
6 6 (11.32%) OO
7 5 (9.43%) Mathematics
7 5 (9.43%) UML
8 4 (7.55%) Multithreading
8 4 (7.55%) Software Testing
8 4 (7.55%) Validation
9 3 (5.66%) OOD
9 3 (5.66%) Scrum
10 2 (3.77%) Cross-Platform Development
10 2 (3.77%) Programme Management
10 2 (3.77%) SDLC
11 1 (1.89%) Computational Fluid Dynamics
11 1 (1.89%) Customer Requirements
11 1 (1.89%) Power Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (96.23%) C++
2 10 (18.87%) C
3 5 (9.43%) C#
3 5 (9.43%) Java
4 3 (5.66%) Embedded C++
4 3 (5.66%) Python
5 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.89%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.89%) PHP
6 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (28.30%) Degree
2 10 (18.87%) SC Cleared
2 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.75%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.89%) Freescale
2 1 (1.89%) Google
2 1 (1.89%) SAP
2 1 (1.89%) Zend
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