Period
to 21 November 2018

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 21 November 2018 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 769 805 847
Rank change year-on-year +36 +42 -88
Contract jobs citing Qt 90 60 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.095% 0.063% 0.034%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.19% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 22 19
England median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - -
10th Percentile £280 £340 £255
90th Percentile £553 £499 £488
UK median daily rate £413 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -8.33% - +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 8
England median hourly rate £43.50 £47.75 £39.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.90% +21.46% -1.72%
10th Percentile £37.50 £33.25 £32.68
90th Percentile £54.25 £93.25 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £47.75 £39.31
% change year-on-year -8.90% +21.46% +0.80%

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 33,547 30,919 30,221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.26% 32.59% 31.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,924 21,998 21,071
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 295 370 352
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £17.00 £18.73 £14.60
90th Percentile £58.45 £52.50 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -

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 21 November 2018.

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 21 November 2018.

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 21 November 2018. 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
East of England +15 27 £350 -13.04% 22
London +21 24 £419 -9.46% 30
Midlands -5 14 £550 +15.79% 2
East Midlands +15 12 £550 +12.82% 1
North of England -3 9 £425 +6.25% 11
South East -2 8 - - 37
South West -11 8 £278 -20.14% 11
North West -22 4 £450 - 3
Yorkshire -9 3 £425 +6.25% 2
North East +1 2 - - 6
West Midlands -20 2 £388 +10.71% 1
Qt
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Qt also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Qt.

1 76 (84.44%) C++
2 49 (54.44%) Windows
3 45 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 42 (46.67%) Linux
5 37 (41.11%) Java
6 32 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (30.00%) Visual Studio
7 27 (30.00%) Eclipse
8 24 (26.67%) JavaScript
8 24 (26.67%) TCP/IP
8 24 (26.67%) Scrum
9 23 (25.56%) Ethernet
10 21 (23.33%) .NET
10 21 (23.33%) C#
10 21 (23.33%) Microsoft
10 21 (23.33%) Git (software)
10 21 (23.33%) Node.js
11 20 (22.22%) NetBeans
11 20 (22.22%) Military
11 20 (22.22%) OpenGL
11 20 (22.22%) Web Services
12 18 (20.00%) Degree
13 17 (18.89%) Mathematics
13 17 (18.89%) DirectX
13 17 (18.89%) Aerospace
14 14 (15.56%) SC Cleared
14 14 (15.56%) Security Cleared
14 14 (15.56%) MFC
14 14 (15.56%) ActiveX
14 14 (15.56%) GLSL

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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 23 (25.56%) Ethernet
3 10 (11.11%) Bluetooth
4 9 (10.00%) ZigBee
5 4 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (3.33%) DLNA
6 3 (3.33%) Internet
6 3 (3.33%) UPnP
7 1 (1.11%) HTTP
7 1 (1.11%) Modbus
7 1 (1.11%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.56%) Blockchain
2 3 (3.33%) DTS
3 1 (1.11%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 27 (30.00%) Eclipse
1 27 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 21 (23.33%) Git (software)
3 20 (22.22%) NetBeans
4 6 (6.67%) Eclipse RCP
4 6 (6.67%) Gradle
4 6 (6.67%) Maven
5 3 (3.33%) GCC
5 3 (3.33%) GDB
5 3 (3.33%) GoogleTest
5 3 (3.33%) JUnit
5 3 (3.33%) Mockito
5 3 (3.33%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (3.33%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (1.11%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.11%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.11%) JIRA
6 1 (1.11%) Subversion
General
1 20 (22.22%) Military
2 17 (18.89%) Aerospace
3 7 (7.78%) Law
3 7 (7.78%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.56%) Electronics
5 3 (3.33%) Automotive
5 3 (3.33%) Finance
6 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.11%) Avionics
7 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.11%) Legal
7 1 (1.11%) Marketing
7 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (40.00%) Developer
2 24 (26.67%) Software Engineer
3 15 (16.67%) C++ Developer
4 11 (12.22%) UI Developer
5 9 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
6 8 (8.89%) C++ Software Engineer
6 8 (8.89%) Desktop Support
6 8 (8.89%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 8 (8.89%) Java Developer
7 7 (7.78%) Qt Developer
7 7 (7.78%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.44%) C++ Software Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Development Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Synthetic Environment Engineer
9 3 (3.33%) Java Software Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Senior C++ Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (3.33%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (23.33%) .NET
1 21 (23.33%) Node.js
2 20 (22.22%) OpenGL
2 20 (22.22%) Web Services
3 17 (18.89%) DirectX
4 14 (15.56%) ActiveX
4 14 (15.56%) MFC
5 9 (10.00%) JavaFX
5 9 (10.00%) RESTful
5 9 (10.00%) Swing
6 7 (7.78%) WebKit
7 6 (6.67%) OSGi
8 5 (5.56%) QML
9 4 (4.44%) GStreamer
10 3 (3.33%) D-Bus
10 3 (3.33%) HTML
10 3 (3.33%) JFace
10 3 (3.33%) JNI
10 3 (3.33%) STL
10 3 (3.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.89%) Smart Meter
2 6 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (5.56%) 3D Printing
4 3 (3.33%) MPEG
5 2 (2.22%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.22%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.11%) CAN bus
6 1 (1.11%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.11%) IPTV
6 1 (1.11%) Media Streaming
6 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.11%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.11%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 49 (54.44%) Windows
2 42 (46.67%) Linux
3 9 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 6 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (4.44%) Android
6 3 (3.33%) VxWorks
7 2 (2.22%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 32 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (26.67%) Scrum
4 17 (18.89%) Mathematics
5 11 (12.22%) Multithreading
6 9 (10.00%) OO
7 7 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (6.67%) Test Automation
8 6 (6.67%) UML
9 5 (5.56%) Computer Security
9 5 (5.56%) OOP
10 4 (4.44%) Embedded Software Development
10 4 (4.44%) OOD
10 4 (4.44%) Open Source
10 4 (4.44%) TDD
10 4 (4.44%) Unit Testing
11 3 (3.33%) Front End Development
11 3 (3.33%) Multithreaded Programming
11 3 (3.33%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (3.33%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 76 (84.44%) C++
2 37 (41.11%) Java
3 24 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 21 (23.33%) C#
5 14 (15.56%) GLSL
5 14 (15.56%) HLSL
6 12 (13.33%) C
7 6 (6.67%) XAML
8 5 (5.56%) Embedded C++
9 4 (4.44%) Embedded C
10 3 (3.33%) Python
10 3 (3.33%) SQL
11 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.11%) Perl
11 1 (1.11%) VC++
Qualifications
1 18 (20.00%) Degree
2 14 (15.56%) SC Cleared
2 14 (15.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) DO-178B
1 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.56%) Docker
2 1 (1.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 21 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.89%) SAP
3 4 (4.44%) Google
3 4 (4.44%) HP
4 1 (1.11%) NVIDIA
4 1 (1.11%) Sony
4 1 (1.11%) Xamarin