The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 55 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.29% - 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.08% - 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £496 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - -
Smart Meter
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
186 156 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.43% 25.79% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 80 73
Average daily rate £375 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £183 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 6
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +54.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £26.00 £16.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Smart Meter across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Smart Meter across the Birmingham region.

Smart Meter Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Smart Meter across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Smart Meter Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Smart Meter
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Smart Meter also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Smart Meter.

1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) EMC
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) Avaya
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) LabVIEW
1 1 (33.33%) MBA
1 1 (33.33%) IVR
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) Streaming Music
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ZigBee
1 1 (33.33%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Smart Meter also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Smart Meter. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Avaya Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Testing Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) IVR
1 1 (33.33%) Streaming Music
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) MBA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Avaya
1 1 (33.33%) EMC
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
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