Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 765 847 775
Rank change year-on-year +82 -72 +38
Contract jobs citing Qt 76 46 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.080% 0.042% 0.098%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.15% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 24 72
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £375 £236 £282
90th Percentile £495 £513 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £275 £310
% change year-on-year +63.64% -11.29% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 12
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £36.88 £36.80 £31.83
90th Percentile £51.71 £42.05 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +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 30439 31289 30905
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.01% 28.44% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 21046 21848 20395
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £306 £290 £268
90th Percentile £613 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 400 423
UK median hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +1.35% +5.71%
10th Percentile £15.03 £13.00 £15.63
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.50 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +10.67% +1.35% +8.82%

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 24 July 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 24 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Qt in the UK

Qt
Top 13 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 24 July 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 +99 73 £450 +7.14% 27
UK excluding London +87 46 £450 +63.64% 21
London +34 28 £450 - 7
North of England +81 16 £450 +33.33% 2
South East +41 16 £475 +46.15% 6
North West +41 13 £450 +84.62% 1
East of England -2 7 £405 +62.00% 5
Midlands +18 3 - - 4
South West +2 3 £348 - 3
East Midlands -18 3 - -
North East - 2 - -
Yorkshire +29 1 £400 - 1
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 70 (92.11%) C++
2 42 (55.26%) Linux
3 38 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 24 (31.58%) Windows
5 20 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (26.32%) Degree
6 19 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 17 (22.37%) C
8 16 (21.05%) OpenGL
9 15 (19.74%) TDD
9 15 (19.74%) Pair Programming
9 15 (19.74%) SC Cleared
10 14 (18.42%) Open Source
10 14 (18.42%) QA
10 14 (18.42%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (17.11%) Python
11 13 (17.11%) Visual Studio
12 12 (15.79%) UML
12 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
12 12 (15.79%) Node.js
13 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
14 8 (10.53%) Mercurial
14 8 (10.53%) SDLC
15 7 (9.21%) Git (software)
15 7 (9.21%) Multithreading
15 7 (9.21%) OO
16 6 (7.89%) OOD
16 6 (7.89%) HTML
16 6 (7.89%) CSS
16 6 (7.89%) Computer Science

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 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.26%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.26%) Internet
3 3 (3.95%) Bluetooth
3 3 (3.95%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.63%) ZigBee
5 1 (1.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.63%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (17.11%) Visual Studio
2 8 (10.53%) Mercurial
3 7 (9.21%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.26%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (3.95%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.95%) NetBeans
5 3 (3.95%) Subversion
6 2 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 4 (5.26%) Avionics
2 3 (3.95%) Automotive
2 3 (3.95%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.95%) Military
3 2 (2.63%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.63%) Marketing
4 1 (1.32%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 50 (65.79%) Developer
2 28 (36.84%) C++ Developer
3 20 (26.32%) Software Engineer
4 18 (23.68%) Software Developer
5 11 (14.47%) C++ Software Engineer
6 8 (10.53%) Senior Developer
7 7 (9.21%) GUI Developer
7 7 (9.21%) Senior Software Developer
8 6 (7.89%) Python Developer
9 5 (6.58%) Agile Developer
9 5 (6.58%) C++ GUI Developer
9 5 (6.58%) C++ Software Developer
9 5 (6.58%) Qt Developer
10 4 (5.26%) Android Developer
10 4 (5.26%) Applications Developer
10 4 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
11 3 (3.95%) Embedded Engineer
11 3 (3.95%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 3 (3.95%) Mobile Developer
11 3 (3.95%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.05%) OpenGL
2 12 (15.79%) Node.js
3 6 (7.89%) AngularJS
3 6 (7.89%) CSS
3 6 (7.89%) CSS3
3 6 (7.89%) Express
3 6 (7.89%) HTML
3 6 (7.89%) HTML5
3 6 (7.89%) MEAN Stack
4 5 (6.58%) QML
4 5 (6.58%) Qt Quick
5 4 (5.26%) Apache Cordova
5 4 (5.26%) React
5 4 (5.26%) React Native
6 3 (3.95%) NumPy
6 3 (3.95%) SciPy
6 3 (3.95%) Web Services
7 2 (2.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (2.63%) PyQt
7 2 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.95%) Device Driver
3 3 (3.95%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (3.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (3.95%) RIA
4 2 (2.63%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (2.63%) CAN bus
4 2 (2.63%) CUDA
5 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.32%) Fintech
5 1 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.32%) Handset
5 1 (1.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (55.26%) Linux
2 24 (31.58%) Windows
3 6 (7.89%) Android
4 5 (6.58%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.63%) Debian
5 2 (2.63%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.32%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (19.74%) Pair Programming
3 15 (19.74%) TDD
4 14 (18.42%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (18.42%) Open Source
5 12 (15.79%) UML
6 8 (10.53%) SDLC
7 7 (9.21%) Multithreading
7 7 (9.21%) OO
8 6 (7.89%) OOD
9 5 (6.58%) Android Development
9 5 (6.58%) Signal Processing
10 4 (5.26%) iOS Development
10 4 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
10 4 (5.26%) Mobile Development
11 3 (3.95%) Embedded Software Development
11 3 (3.95%) Resource Allocation
11 3 (3.95%) Unit Testing
11 3 (3.95%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 70 (92.11%) C++
2 17 (22.37%) C
3 13 (17.11%) Python
4 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.58%) Bash Shell
5 5 (6.58%) Java
6 4 (5.26%) C#
6 4 (5.26%) Embedded C
7 3 (3.95%) Embedded C++
7 3 (3.95%) Lua
7 3 (3.95%) SQL
8 2 (2.63%) C++/CLI
8 2 (2.63%) Cython
9 1 (1.32%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.32%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (1.32%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 20 (26.32%) Degree
2 19 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 15 (19.74%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.26%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.42%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.32%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.26%) Appcelerator
3 2 (2.63%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.32%) Borland
4 1 (1.32%) Freescale
4 1 (1.32%) SAP
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