Period
to 24 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 24 January 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
England > South East
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 361 342 361
Rank change year-on-year -19 +19 +4
Contract jobs citing Qt 5 6 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.030% 0.039% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.14% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 9
South East median daily rate £375 £475 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +65.22% -
10th Percentile £363 £463 £209
90th Percentile £388 £488 £352
England median daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 11
South East median hourly rate £46.50 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +231.51%
10th Percentile £42.15 £41.50 £36.25
90th Percentile £50.05 £47.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £50.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +26.25% - +20.30%

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 the South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4,715 4,215 4,789
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.47% 27.40% 26.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,952 2,531 3,136
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £305 £280 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 102 135
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.64 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.07% +4.10% +23.08%
10th Percentile £22.50 £18.22 £14.80
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £55.55
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

Qt
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Qt as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Qt in the South East

Qt
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Qt in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Qt in the South East

Qt
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Qt in the South East

Qt
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Qt within the South East region over the 6 months to 24 January 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
Thames Valley - 2 £375 - 18
Hampshire +5 1 - - 4
East Sussex -4 1 £375 - 6
Berkshire - 1 - - 5
Oxfordshire - 1 £375 - 12
Surrey - 1 - - 2
Qt
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 South East region with a requirement for Qt.

1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) QML
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Qt Quick
4 1 (20.00%) Content Writing
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) MISRA C
4 1 (20.00%) MISRA
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Video\Live Streaming
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) OOD
4 1 (20.00%) RTP
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation

Qt
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) C++ Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) GUI Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) QML
2 2 (40.00%) Qt Quick
3 1 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Content Writing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) MISRA
1 1 (20.00%) MISRA C