Period
to 19 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 19 February 2020 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
6 months to
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 679 781 840
Rank change year-on-year +102 +59 -56
Contract jobs citing Qt 65 93 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.094% 0.094% 0.049%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.28% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 35 18
UK median daily rate £425 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £345 £313 £224
90th Percentile £500 £550 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £423 £375
% change year-on-year -5.33% +12.67% -17.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 13
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £46.75 £50.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% -7.43% +20.78%
10th Percentile £39.63 £37.50 £32.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £53.75 £95.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £52.75
% change year-on-year -5.26% -9.95% +26.16%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 20,740 33,497 32,107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.08% 33.76% 31.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,172 23,570 22,875
UK median daily rate £500 £485 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +4.86% +8.82%
10th Percentile £329 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 297 338
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £41.53 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.13% +3.83% -
10th Percentile £20.50 £17.80 £18.18
90th Percentile £73.75 £60.10 £53.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.92 £41.56
% change year-on-year -4.59% +0.88% +7.59%

Qt
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Qt as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Qt in the UK

Qt
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Qt in the UK

Qt
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Qt over the 6 months to 19 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Qt in the UK

Qt
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Qt in the UK

Qt
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Qt within the UK over the 6 months to 19 February 2020. 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
England +143 63 £425 - 59
UK excluding London +77 54 £400 -5.33% 53
South West +41 26 £475 +18.75% 11
East of England +28 16 - - 8
London +129 10 £500 +21.21% 9
South East +73 8 £413 +10.00% 15
Midlands +46 2 £338 -38.64% 10
North of England +52 1 - - 6
East Midlands +22 1 £300 -45.45% 8
North East +21 1 - -
Wales - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £375 - 2

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, 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 with a requirement for Qt.

1 62 (95.38%) C++
2 50 (76.92%) Software Engineering
3 49 (75.38%) Linux
4 43 (66.15%) Java
5 41 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (58.46%) Windows
7 37 (56.92%) Degree
8 36 (55.38%) Microsoft
9 35 (53.85%) JavaScript
9 35 (53.85%) C#
10 34 (52.31%) Scrum
10 34 (52.31%) SC Cleared
10 34 (52.31%) Security Cleared
11 33 (50.77%) Git (software)
11 33 (50.77%) Mathematics
11 33 (50.77%) Node.js
11 33 (50.77%) NetBeans
11 33 (50.77%) Military
11 33 (50.77%) Aerospace
11 33 (50.77%) Visual Studio
11 33 (50.77%) Web Services
11 33 (50.77%) Eclipse
11 33 (50.77%) Ethernet
11 33 (50.77%) TCP/IP
12 31 (47.69%) ActiveX
12 31 (47.69%) DirectX
12 31 (47.69%) .NET
12 31 (47.69%) MFC
13 30 (46.15%) OpenGL
13 30 (46.15%) GLSL

Qt
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (3.08%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (3.08%) Ethereum
1 2 (3.08%) Hyperledger
1 2 (3.08%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Distributed Ledger
1 2 (3.08%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) AWS
1 3 (4.62%) Azure
1 3 (4.62%) SaaS
2 2 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.08%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (3.08%) AWS IoT
2 2 (3.08%) IaaS
2 2 (3.08%) OpenShift
2 2 (3.08%) PaaS
2 2 (3.08%) Trello
3 1 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 33 (50.77%) Ethernet
1 33 (50.77%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.62%) SpaceWire
3 2 (3.08%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
3 2 (3.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) Blockchain
2 1 (1.54%) Data Lake
2 1 (1.54%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 33 (50.77%) Eclipse
1 33 (50.77%) Git (software)
1 33 (50.77%) NetBeans
1 33 (50.77%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.62%) JIRA
3 2 (3.08%) CMake
3 2 (3.08%) Subversion
General
1 33 (50.77%) Aerospace
1 33 (50.77%) Military
2 4 (6.15%) Electronics
3 3 (4.62%) Finance
4 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.54%) Law
5 1 (1.54%) Marketing
5 1 (1.54%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (30.77%) Developer
2 13 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 8 (12.31%) C++ Developer
4 5 (7.69%) Embedded Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.08%) Blockchain Developer
6 2 (3.08%) C++ GUI Developer
6 2 (3.08%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) GUI Developer
7 1 (1.54%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (1.54%) C++/C# Developer
7 1 (1.54%) C++/Java Developer
7 1 (1.54%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (1.54%) iOS Developer
7 1 (1.54%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (1.54%) Python Developer
7 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 1 (1.54%) Scrum Master
7 1 (1.54%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (50.77%) Node.js
1 33 (50.77%) Web Services
2 31 (47.69%) .NET
2 31 (47.69%) ActiveX
2 31 (47.69%) DirectX
2 31 (47.69%) MFC
3 30 (46.15%) OpenGL
4 4 (6.15%) QML
4 4 (6.15%) Yocto
5 3 (4.62%) RESTful
5 3 (4.62%) STL
6 2 (3.08%) REST
7 1 (1.54%) WebRTC
7 1 (1.54%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.62%) CAN bus
2 2 (3.08%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.08%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.54%) Life Science
3 1 (1.54%) STB
Operating Systems
1 49 (75.38%) Linux
2 38 (58.46%) Windows
3 4 (6.15%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (4.62%) Unix
5 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.54%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (76.92%) Software Engineering
2 41 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (52.31%) Scrum
4 33 (50.77%) Mathematics
5 6 (9.23%) Open Source
5 6 (9.23%) TDD
6 4 (6.15%) Acceptance Criteria
6 4 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (6.15%) Pair Programming
6 4 (6.15%) Unit Testing
7 3 (4.62%) DevOps
7 3 (4.62%) Test Scripting
8 2 (3.08%) Cryptography
8 2 (3.08%) Image Processing
8 2 (3.08%) Kanban
8 2 (3.08%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.08%) Microservices
8 2 (3.08%) Multithreading
8 2 (3.08%) Time Management
8 2 (3.08%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 62 (95.38%) C++
2 43 (66.15%) Java
3 35 (53.85%) C#
3 35 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 30 (46.15%) GLSL
4 30 (46.15%) HLSL
5 10 (15.38%) Python
6 7 (10.77%) C
7 6 (9.23%) R
8 4 (6.15%) Embedded C
9 3 (4.62%) Perl
9 3 (4.62%) Tcl
10 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.54%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (56.92%) Degree
2 34 (52.31%) SC Cleared
2 34 (52.31%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) QA
2 3 (4.62%) ECSS
System Software
1 6 (9.23%) Docker
2 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.54%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Ansible
1 2 (3.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (55.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.54%) SAP