The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank - 195 210
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.085% 0.017%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.22% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £510 -
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
London

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

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1303 2240 2242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 39.07% 38.28% 37.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1067 1790 1677
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 41 30
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.63 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.07% +5.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.84 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £51.30 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -16.66%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Smart Meter Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Smart Meter
Top 2 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 City of London region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Python

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Python Developer
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Python