Period
to 17 August 2017

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 17 August 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
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 769 844 800
Rank change year-on-year +75 -44 +4
Contract jobs citing Qt 79 44 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.083% 0.040% 0.092%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.14% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 21 64
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -2.50%
10th Percentile £353 £225 £300
90th Percentile £489 £475 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £300 £310
% change year-on-year +41.67% -3.23% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 14
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% +1.27%
10th Percentile £36.88 £36.33 £32.98
90th Percentile £51.71 £42.05 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% +1.27%

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 30770 31324 30904
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.16% 28.79% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 21246 21910 20500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £306 £294 £269
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 386 381 465
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.81% +5.83%
10th Percentile £16.00 £12.25 £15.02
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £54.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.70% +9.71%

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 17 August 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Qt over the 6 months to 17 August 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Qt in the UK

Qt
Top 14 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 17 August 2017. 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 +96 76 £450 +7.14% 23
UK excluding London +85 48 £425 +41.67% 18
London +23 29 £463 +2.78% 6
South East +38 16 £475 +18.75% 7
North of England +73 14 £450 +33.33% 3
North West +34 11 £450 +63.64% 2
East of England +9 9 £405 +62.00% 1
Midlands +15 4 £350 - 1
South West +5 4 £348 - 5
East Midlands -14 3 - -
North East - 2 - -
Yorkshire +38 1 £400 - 1
Wales - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £350 - 1

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 with a requirement for Qt.

1 68 (86.08%) C++
2 45 (56.96%) Linux
3 36 (45.57%) Software Engineering
4 22 (27.85%) Windows
5 20 (25.32%) C
6 18 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (22.78%) Degree
6 18 (22.78%) Security Cleared
7 15 (18.99%) Python
8 14 (17.72%) TDD
8 14 (17.72%) SC Cleared
9 13 (16.46%) Pair Programming
9 13 (16.46%) OpenGL
10 12 (15.19%) JavaScript
10 12 (15.19%) UML
10 12 (15.19%) Open Source
10 12 (15.19%) QA
10 12 (15.19%) Node.js
10 12 (15.19%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (13.92%) Android
11 11 (13.92%) Visual Studio
12 9 (11.39%) Multithreading
12 9 (11.39%) Mercurial
12 9 (11.39%) Git (software)
13 7 (8.86%) OO
13 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
13 7 (8.86%) SDLC
14 6 (7.59%) CSS3
14 6 (7.59%) AngularJS
14 6 (7.59%) Express

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:

Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Doxygen
1 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.80%) Bluetooth
2 3 (3.80%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.53%) Internet
3 2 (2.53%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.53%) ZigBee
4 1 (1.27%) SNMP
4 1 (1.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.59%) MongoDB
2 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.53%) SQLite
4 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (13.92%) Visual Studio
2 9 (11.39%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.39%) Mercurial
3 4 (5.06%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 3 (3.80%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.80%) NetBeans
4 3 (3.80%) Subversion
5 2 (2.53%) JIRA
General
1 5 (6.33%) Automotive
2 4 (5.06%) Avionics
3 3 (3.80%) Finance
3 3 (3.80%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.80%) Military
4 2 (2.53%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.27%) Electronics
5 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (63.29%) Developer
2 25 (31.65%) C++ Developer
3 21 (26.58%) Software Engineer
4 18 (22.78%) Software Developer
5 10 (12.66%) C++ Software Engineer
6 9 (11.39%) Senior Developer
7 8 (10.13%) Python Developer
7 8 (10.13%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Android Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Applications Developer
8 4 (5.06%) C++ Software Developer
8 4 (5.06%) GUI Developer
8 4 (5.06%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Qt Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Agile Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Embedded Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Mobile Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Senior C++ Developer
10 2 (2.53%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.46%) OpenGL
2 12 (15.19%) Node.js
3 6 (7.59%) AngularJS
3 6 (7.59%) CSS
3 6 (7.59%) CSS3
3 6 (7.59%) Express
3 6 (7.59%) HTML
3 6 (7.59%) HTML5
3 6 (7.59%) MEAN Stack
4 5 (6.33%) NumPy
4 5 (6.33%) QML
4 5 (6.33%) SciPy
5 4 (5.06%) Apache Cordova
5 4 (5.06%) Qt Quick
5 4 (5.06%) React
5 4 (5.06%) React Native
6 3 (3.80%) Web Services
7 2 (2.53%) .NET
7 2 (2.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (2.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.33%) Infotainment
3 4 (5.06%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.06%) RIA
4 3 (3.80%) CAN bus
4 3 (3.80%) Device Driver
4 3 (3.80%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.53%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (2.53%) CUDA
5 2 (2.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.27%) Handset
6 1 (1.27%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (56.96%) Linux
2 22 (27.85%) Windows
3 11 (13.92%) Android
4 5 (6.33%) Apple iOS
4 5 (6.33%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (2.53%) Debian
5 2 (2.53%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.27%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (45.57%) Software Engineering
2 18 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (17.72%) TDD
4 13 (16.46%) Pair Programming
5 12 (15.19%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (15.19%) Open Source
5 12 (15.19%) UML
6 9 (11.39%) Multithreading
7 7 (8.86%) OO
7 7 (8.86%) SDLC
8 6 (7.59%) Signal Processing
9 5 (6.33%) Android Development
9 5 (6.33%) OOD
10 4 (5.06%) Data Analysis
10 4 (5.06%) iOS Development
10 4 (5.06%) Mobile Application Development
10 4 (5.06%) Mobile Development
10 4 (5.06%) Scrum
10 4 (5.06%) Visualisation
11 3 (3.80%) Asynchronous Programming
Programming Languages
1 68 (86.08%) C++
2 20 (25.32%) C
3 15 (18.99%) Python
4 12 (15.19%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.59%) Java
6 5 (6.33%) Bash Shell
6 5 (6.33%) C#
6 5 (6.33%) SQL
7 4 (5.06%) Embedded C
8 3 (3.80%) Cython
8 3 (3.80%) Embedded C++
8 3 (3.80%) Lua
9 2 (2.53%) C++/CLI
10 1 (1.27%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.27%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (1.27%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (1.27%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 18 (22.78%) Degree
1 18 (22.78%) Security Cleared
2 14 (17.72%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.19%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.27%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.06%) Appcelerator
3 2 (2.53%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.27%) Borland
4 1 (1.27%) Freescale
4 1 (1.27%) SAP