The first 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the City of London region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Metering
Rank 194 - 220
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% - 0.013%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.056% - 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1773 2338 2491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.96% 32.88% 31.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1285 1711 1909
Average daily rate £475 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 60 49
Average hourly rate £20.19 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.27% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.10 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.60 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.00%
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Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Smart Meter across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Billing
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
1 1 (50.00%) ZigBee
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) AMQP
1 1 (50.00%) nginx
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) nginx
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) ZigBee
1 1 (50.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Billing
1 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Python
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Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 12 days ago