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 3 months to 28 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
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 562 635 593
Rank change year-on-year +73 -42  
Contract jobs citing Qt 48 16 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.030% 0.094%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.10% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 4 38
Median daily rate £450 £313 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.00% -18.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £225 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £388 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £250 £310
% change year-on-year +80.00% -19.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 8
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.12% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.94 £37.50 £35.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.61 £42.50 £41.45
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 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 15073 15351 15194
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.00% 28.50% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 40527 42125 37909
Median daily rate £430 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £298 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £579 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 592 521 675
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -4.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £48.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Qt in the UK

Qt
Top 9 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +69 46 £450 +44.00% 15
UK excluding London +58 31 £450 +80.00% 17
London +26 16 £450 +20.00% 3
South East +38 14 £475 - 4
North of England - 10 £450 -
Midlands +14 2 - - 1
East of England -1 2 - - 2
South West - 2 £348 - 5
Wales - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 28 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 with a requirement for Qt.

1 69 (93.24%) C++
2 40 (54.05%) Linux
3 38 (51.35%) Software Engineering
4 23 (31.08%) Windows
5 20 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (27.03%) Degree
6 19 (25.68%) Security Cleared
7 16 (21.62%) OpenGL
8 15 (20.27%) C
8 15 (20.27%) TDD
8 15 (20.27%) Pair Programming
8 15 (20.27%) SC Cleared
9 14 (18.92%) Open Source
9 14 (18.92%) QA
9 14 (18.92%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (17.57%) Visual Studio
11 11 (14.86%) UML
11 11 (14.86%) Python
12 10 (13.51%) JavaScript
12 10 (13.51%) Node.js
13 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
14 8 (10.81%) SDLC
15 7 (9.46%) QML
16 6 (8.11%) OO
16 6 (8.11%) HTML
16 6 (8.11%) CSS
16 6 (8.11%) Bash Shell
16 6 (8.11%) HTML5
16 6 (8.11%) MongoDB
16 6 (8.11%) 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 (6.76%) Doxygen
1 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) Bluetooth
1 4 (5.41%) Internet
1 4 (5.41%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.05%) Ethernet
2 3 (4.05%) ZigBee
3 2 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.05%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (17.57%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.76%) Mercurial
3 4 (5.41%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.05%) Eclipse
4 3 (4.05%) NetBeans
4 3 (4.05%) Subversion
5 2 (2.70%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 4 (5.41%) Avionics
2 3 (4.05%) Automotive
2 3 (4.05%) Marketing
2 3 (4.05%) Military
3 2 (2.70%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.70%) Electronics
3 2 (2.70%) Finance
3 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.35%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 48 (64.86%) Developer
2 30 (40.54%) C++ Developer
3 19 (25.68%) Software Engineer
4 17 (22.97%) Software Developer
5 10 (13.51%) C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Qt Developer
6 7 (9.46%) Senior Developer
7 6 (8.11%) GUI Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Agile Developer
8 5 (6.76%) C++ GUI Developer
8 5 (6.76%) C++ Software Developer
9 4 (5.41%) UI Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Android Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Applications Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Embedded Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) Python Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Senior C++ Developer
11 2 (2.70%) Linux Developer
11 2 (2.70%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.62%) OpenGL
2 10 (13.51%) Node.js
3 7 (9.46%) QML
4 6 (8.11%) AngularJS
4 6 (8.11%) CSS
4 6 (8.11%) CSS3
4 6 (8.11%) Express
4 6 (8.11%) HTML
4 6 (8.11%) HTML5
4 6 (8.11%) MEAN Stack
5 3 (4.05%) Qt Quick
5 3 (4.05%) Web Services
6 2 (2.70%) .NET
6 2 (2.70%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (2.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (2.70%) PyQt
6 2 (2.70%) React
6 2 (2.70%) React Native
6 2 (2.70%) XML
7 1 (1.35%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.05%) Device Driver
2 3 (4.05%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (4.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (4.05%) RIA
3 2 (2.70%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (2.70%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.70%) CUDA
3 2 (2.70%) Fintech
3 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.35%) Handset
4 1 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (54.05%) Linux
2 23 (31.08%) Windows
3 5 (6.76%) Android
4 4 (5.41%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.70%) Debian
5 2 (2.70%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.35%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (51.35%) Software Engineering
2 20 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (20.27%) Pair Programming
3 15 (20.27%) TDD
4 14 (18.92%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (18.92%) Open Source
5 11 (14.86%) UML
6 8 (10.81%) SDLC
7 6 (8.11%) OO
8 5 (6.76%) Multithreading
8 5 (6.76%) OOD
9 4 (5.41%) Android Development
10 3 (4.05%) Embedded Software Development
10 3 (4.05%) iOS Development
10 3 (4.05%) Mathematics
10 3 (4.05%) Project Planning
10 3 (4.05%) Resource Allocation
10 3 (4.05%) Scrum
10 3 (4.05%) Signal Processing
10 3 (4.05%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (93.24%) C++
2 15 (20.27%) C
3 11 (14.86%) Python
4 10 (13.51%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.11%) Bash Shell
6 4 (5.41%) C#
6 4 (5.41%) Embedded C
6 4 (5.41%) Embedded C++
6 4 (5.41%) Java
7 3 (4.05%) Lua
8 2 (2.70%) C++/CLI
9 1 (1.35%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.35%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (1.35%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (1.35%) PHP
9 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (27.03%) Degree
2 19 (25.68%) Security Cleared
3 15 (20.27%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.41%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.92%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.35%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.70%) Appcelerator
2 2 (2.70%) Atlassian
2 2 (2.70%) Freescale
3 1 (1.35%) Borland
3 1 (1.35%) Google
3 1 (1.35%) SAP
3 1 (1.35%) Zend
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