The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 24 June 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
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Qt 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.30% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.69% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £250 £310
% change year-on-year +80.00% -19.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 Lancashire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 59 101 76
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 17.77% 22.65% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 66 56
Median daily rate £325 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.75% +6.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £475 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Qt
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Qt
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Qt in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Qt.

1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (83.33%) Mercurial
3 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Avionics
3 4 (66.67%) UML
4 3 (50.00%) RIA
5 1 (16.67%) QMS
5 1 (16.67%) Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) RAD
5 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements

Qt
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (83.33%) Microsoft Office
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (83.33%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (66.67%) Avionics
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) QMS
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 1 (16.67%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft