Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 735 805 793
Rank change year-on-year +70 -12 -65
Contract jobs citing Qt 95 45 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.049% 0.058%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 20 25
England median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £316 £336 £368
90th Percentile £550 £514 £488
UK median daily rate £423 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -6.11% - -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 17
England median hourly rate £45.00 £52.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.69% +31.88% -
10th Percentile £37.35 £32.50 £35.45
90th Percentile £53.75 £100.00 £49.18
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £55.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -18.18% +37.50% +3.90%

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 31,031 29,735 28,519
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.54% 32.48% 31.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,018 21,412 19,750
England median daily rate £495 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% +11.76% +1.19%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £478 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +3.89% +8.24% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 319 321
England median hourly rate £41.52 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.79% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £19.18 £18.70 £15.33
90th Percentile £60.08 £52.50 £51.25
UK median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.83% - +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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 +14 27 £420 +8.32% 13
London +8 18 £413 -8.33% 16
South East +18 17 £375 - 18
Midlands +13 14 £550 +15.79% 1
North of England -10 14 £425 - 15
East Midlands +17 12 £550 +12.82%
Yorkshire - 6 £425 - 3
South West -31 5 £400 - 13
North West -4 4 - - 10
North East - 4 - - 2
West Midlands -16 2 £388 +10.71% 1
Qt
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 85 (89.47%) C++
2 60 (63.16%) Software Engineering
3 51 (53.68%) Windows
4 48 (50.53%) Linux
5 35 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (32.63%) Scrum
7 29 (30.53%) Java
8 27 (28.42%) Web Services
9 26 (27.37%) Visual Studio
9 26 (27.37%) TCP/IP
9 26 (27.37%) Degree
10 24 (25.26%) Mathematics
11 23 (24.21%) Security Cleared
12 22 (23.16%) Ethernet
12 22 (23.16%) Eclipse
13 21 (22.11%) JavaScript
13 21 (22.11%) C#
13 21 (22.11%) Aerospace
13 21 (22.11%) SC Cleared
14 20 (21.05%) Microsoft
15 19 (20.00%) DirectX
15 19 (20.00%) .NET
15 19 (20.00%) NetBeans
15 19 (20.00%) Military
15 19 (20.00%) Node.js
16 18 (18.95%) Git (software)
16 18 (18.95%) OpenGL
17 17 (17.89%) C
18 16 (16.84%) MFC
18 16 (16.84%) ActiveX

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 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (27.37%) TCP/IP
2 22 (23.16%) Ethernet
3 10 (10.53%) Bluetooth
4 9 (9.47%) ZigBee
5 6 (6.32%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (5.26%) DLNA
6 5 (5.26%) UPnP
7 3 (3.16%) Internet
8 1 (1.05%) Modbus
8 1 (1.05%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.16%) DTS
3 1 (1.05%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 26 (27.37%) Visual Studio
2 22 (23.16%) Eclipse
3 19 (20.00%) NetBeans
4 18 (18.95%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.26%) GCC
5 5 (5.26%) GDB
5 5 (5.26%) GoogleTest
5 5 (5.26%) JUnit
5 5 (5.26%) Mockito
6 4 (4.21%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (4.21%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (2.11%) Eclipse RCP
7 2 (2.11%) Gradle
7 2 (2.11%) Maven
8 1 (1.05%) ClearCase
8 1 (1.05%) ClearQuest
8 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.05%) JIRA
8 1 (1.05%) Rational Team Concert
8 1 (1.05%) Subversion
General
1 21 (22.11%) Aerospace
2 19 (20.00%) Military
3 9 (9.47%) Electronics
3 9 (9.47%) Law
4 3 (3.16%) Automotive
4 3 (3.16%) Finance
5 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.05%) Avionics
6 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.05%) Legal
6 1 (1.05%) Marketing
6 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (38.95%) Software Engineer
2 35 (36.84%) Developer
3 17 (17.89%) C++ Software Engineer
4 16 (16.84%) C++ Developer
5 13 (13.68%) Embedded Engineer
6 12 (12.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (7.37%) UI Developer
8 6 (6.32%) Java Developer
8 6 (6.32%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.26%) Qt Developer
10 4 (4.21%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.16%) C++ Software Developer
11 3 (3.16%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 3 (3.16%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
12 2 (2.11%) C++/Java Developer
12 2 (2.11%) Consultant
12 2 (2.11%) Senior C++ Developer
12 2 (2.11%) Senior Consultant
12 2 (2.11%) Senior Software Developer
12 2 (2.11%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (28.42%) Web Services
2 19 (20.00%) .NET
2 19 (20.00%) DirectX
2 19 (20.00%) Node.js
3 18 (18.95%) OpenGL
4 16 (16.84%) ActiveX
4 16 (16.84%) MFC
5 13 (13.68%) STL
6 9 (9.47%) RESTful
6 9 (9.47%) XML
7 8 (8.42%) ATL
8 5 (5.26%) JavaFX
8 5 (5.26%) JNI
8 5 (5.26%) Swing
9 4 (4.21%) QML
10 3 (3.16%) JFace
10 3 (3.16%) WebKit
10 3 (3.16%) WPF
11 2 (2.11%) HTML
11 2 (2.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.42%) Algorithms
1 8 (8.42%) Smart Meter
2 6 (6.32%) Client/Server
2 6 (6.32%) Data Structures
3 5 (5.26%) MPEG
4 4 (4.21%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (3.16%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.11%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.11%) Video\Live Streaming
7 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.05%) CAN bus
7 1 (1.05%) IPTV
7 1 (1.05%) Media Streaming
7 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.05%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (1.05%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 51 (53.68%) Windows
2 48 (50.53%) Linux
3 11 (11.58%) Embedded Linux
4 9 (9.47%) Windows 10
5 6 (6.32%) Android
6 3 (3.16%) VxWorks
7 2 (2.11%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.05%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (63.16%) Software Engineering
2 35 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (32.63%) Scrum
4 24 (25.26%) Mathematics
5 14 (14.74%) OO
6 12 (12.63%) Multithreading
7 10 (10.53%) Unit Testing
8 9 (9.47%) TDD
8 9 (9.47%) UML
9 8 (8.42%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (7.37%) Open Source
11 6 (6.32%) OOP
11 6 (6.32%) Software Testing
12 5 (5.26%) Multithreaded Programming
13 4 (4.21%) Acceptance Criteria
13 4 (4.21%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (4.21%) OOD
13 4 (4.21%) Pair Programming
14 3 (3.16%) Computer Science
14 3 (3.16%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 85 (89.47%) C++
2 29 (30.53%) Java
3 21 (22.11%) C#
3 21 (22.11%) JavaScript
4 17 (17.89%) C
5 16 (16.84%) GLSL
5 16 (16.84%) HLSL
6 7 (7.37%) Embedded C++
7 6 (6.32%) Embedded C
8 2 (2.11%) Python
8 2 (2.11%) SQL
8 2 (2.11%) XAML
9 1 (1.05%) Ada
9 1 (1.05%) Ada 95
9 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.05%) Perl
9 1 (1.05%) VC++
Qualifications
1 26 (27.37%) Degree
2 23 (24.21%) Security Cleared
3 21 (22.11%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.16%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Firmware
Vendors
1 20 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.42%) SAP
3 6 (6.32%) Google
4 1 (1.05%) NVIDIA
4 1 (1.05%) Sony
4 1 (1.05%) Xamarin