Period
to 6 December 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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 688 773 821
Rank change year-on-year +85 +48 +23
Contract jobs citing Qt 61 103 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.082% 0.11% 0.056%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.30% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 40 23
England median daily rate £400 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £275 £280 £343
90th Percentile £500 £553 £510
UK median daily rate £400 £413 £450
% change year-on-year -3.03% -8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 14
England median hourly rate £45.75 £44.25 £47.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.39% -7.33% +27.33%
10th Percentile £43.75 £37.50 £33.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £54.13 £93.25
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £44.25 £47.75
% change year-on-year +1.69% -7.33% +27.33%

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 22,723 33,775 31,154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.56% 35.21% 32.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,884 24,146 22,197
England median daily rate £500 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +9.41%
10th Percentile £338 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £490 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 288 368
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.53 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.34% +3.83% +2.56%
10th Percentile £17.28 £17.35 £18.00
90th Percentile £78.75 £57.50 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.53 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.34% +3.83% +1.01%

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 6 December 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
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 6 December 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
South West +17 22 £475 +71.17% 15
East of England +31 20 - - 11
London +74 8 £400 -5.88% 7
South East +41 7 £400 +1.91% 23
Midlands +40 3 £375 -31.82% 7
East Midlands +23 2 £363 -34.09% 5
West Midlands +36 1 £375 -3.23% 2
North of England +17 1 - - 6
North East +15 1 - -
Qt
UK

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 59 (96.72%) C++
2 48 (78.69%) Software Engineering
3 42 (68.85%) Linux
4 38 (62.30%) Java
5 34 (55.74%) Windows
5 34 (55.74%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (54.10%) Degree
6 33 (54.10%) Microsoft
6 33 (54.10%) C#
7 32 (52.46%) JavaScript
8 31 (50.82%) Visual Studio
8 31 (50.82%) Aerospace
8 31 (50.82%) Git (software)
8 31 (50.82%) SC Cleared
8 31 (50.82%) Security Cleared
9 30 (49.18%) Mathematics
9 30 (49.18%) Node.js
9 30 (49.18%) NetBeans
9 30 (49.18%) Military
9 30 (49.18%) Web Services
9 30 (49.18%) Eclipse
9 30 (49.18%) Ethernet
9 30 (49.18%) TCP/IP
10 29 (47.54%) .NET
10 29 (47.54%) MFC
10 29 (47.54%) Scrum
11 27 (44.26%) DirectX
11 27 (44.26%) ActiveX
12 26 (42.62%) OpenGL
12 26 (42.62%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.28%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (3.28%) Ethereum
1 2 (3.28%) Hyperledger
1 2 (3.28%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Distributed Ledger
1 2 (3.28%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Azure
1 3 (4.92%) SaaS
2 2 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.28%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (3.28%) AWS
2 2 (3.28%) AWS IoT
2 2 (3.28%) IaaS
2 2 (3.28%) OpenShift
2 2 (3.28%) PaaS
2 2 (3.28%) Trello
3 1 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 30 (49.18%) Ethernet
1 30 (49.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.28%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
2 2 (3.28%) SpaceWire
2 2 (3.28%) VPN
3 1 (1.64%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) Blockchain
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.64%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 31 (50.82%) Git (software)
1 31 (50.82%) Visual Studio
2 30 (49.18%) Eclipse
2 30 (49.18%) NetBeans
3 4 (6.56%) JIRA
4 2 (3.28%) CMake
4 2 (3.28%) Subversion
General
1 31 (50.82%) Aerospace
2 30 (49.18%) Military
3 3 (4.92%) Electronics
3 3 (4.92%) Finance
4 2 (3.28%) Law
4 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.64%) Automotive
5 1 (1.64%) Games
5 1 (1.64%) Marketing
5 1 (1.64%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (31.15%) Developer
2 15 (24.59%) Software Engineer
3 6 (9.84%) C++ Developer
4 5 (8.20%) Embedded Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Software Developer
5 3 (4.92%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Blockchain Developer
6 2 (3.28%) C# Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Python Developer
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Developer
7 1 (1.64%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (1.64%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (1.64%) C++/C# Developer
7 1 (1.64%) C++/Java Developer
7 1 (1.64%) Development Engineer
7 1 (1.64%) Java Developer
7 1 (1.64%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (49.18%) Node.js
1 30 (49.18%) Web Services
2 29 (47.54%) .NET
2 29 (47.54%) MFC
3 27 (44.26%) ActiveX
3 27 (44.26%) DirectX
4 26 (42.62%) OpenGL
5 4 (6.56%) QML
5 4 (6.56%) STL
5 4 (6.56%) Yocto
6 3 (4.92%) RESTful
7 2 (3.28%) REST
8 1 (1.64%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.64%) HTML
8 1 (1.64%) WebRTC
8 1 (1.64%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.92%) CAN bus
2 2 (3.28%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.28%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.64%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 42 (68.85%) Linux
2 34 (55.74%) Windows
3 4 (6.56%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (3.28%) Unix
5 1 (1.64%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (78.69%) Software Engineering
2 34 (55.74%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (49.18%) Mathematics
4 29 (47.54%) Scrum
5 5 (8.20%) Open Source
6 4 (6.56%) TDD
7 3 (4.92%) Image Processing
7 3 (4.92%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (3.28%) Acceptance Criteria
8 2 (3.28%) Change Control
8 2 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.28%) DevOps
8 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Automation
8 2 (3.28%) Kanban
8 2 (3.28%) Microservices
8 2 (3.28%) Multithreading
8 2 (3.28%) Test Scripting
8 2 (3.28%) Time Management
8 2 (3.28%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.28%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 59 (96.72%) C++
2 38 (62.30%) Java
3 33 (54.10%) C#
4 32 (52.46%) JavaScript
5 26 (42.62%) GLSL
5 26 (42.62%) HLSL
6 11 (18.03%) Python
7 6 (9.84%) C
7 6 (9.84%) R
8 4 (6.56%) Embedded C
9 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.28%) Embedded C++
9 2 (3.28%) Perl
9 2 (3.28%) SQL
9 2 (3.28%) Tcl
10 1 (1.64%) PHP
10 1 (1.64%) VB
10 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.64%) VC++
Qualifications
1 33 (54.10%) Degree
2 31 (50.82%) SC Cleared
2 31 (50.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) ECSS
1 2 (3.28%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.84%) Docker
2 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) Ansible
1 2 (3.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (54.10%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.64%) SAP