The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank - - 70
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - - 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.50
Smart Meter
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
186 157 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 32.01% 19.97% 26.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 70 107
Median daily rate £400 £300 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £431 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 29 28
Median hourly rate £15.00 £29.25 £26.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.71% +10.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £12.50 £20.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -11.90%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Smart Meter as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Smart Meter Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Smart Meter
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Smart Meter across the Cambridgeshire region.

Smart Meter Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Smart Meter
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Smart Meter also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) 802.15
1 2 (100.00%) X.509
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) ZigBee
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Internet of Things
1 2 (100.00%) 802.1X

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) 802.15
1 2 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) X.509
1 2 (100.00%) ZigBee
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) 802.1X
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Python