The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 74 86 84
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 20 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.32% 0.82% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.03% 3.00% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 4
Median daily rate £415 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £425 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £425 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £370
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +10.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.50
Smart Meter
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
398 434 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 26.24% 27.36% 25.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 226 198
Median daily rate £400 £335 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 38
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -25.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -12.04%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands 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 East Midlands

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Smart Meter Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Smart Meter across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Smart Meter Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Smart Meter
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smart Meter within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Nottinghamshire +7 10 £415 -2.35%
Leicestershire +8 8 £500 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £413 -
Smart Meter
England

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.92%) SQL
2 11 (22.92%) Project Management
3 10 (20.83%) Oracle
4 7 (14.58%) PL/SQL
4 7 (14.58%) Finance
4 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
4 7 (14.58%) C++
4 7 (14.58%) Windows
4 7 (14.58%) Marketing
4 7 (14.58%) Qt
4 7 (14.58%) RESTful
4 7 (14.58%) QML
5 6 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 6 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (12.50%) SQLite
5 6 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 6 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (12.50%) Doxygen
5 6 (12.50%) ZigBee
5 6 (12.50%) Bluetooth
5 6 (12.50%) .NET
5 6 (12.50%) Scrum
6 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (10.42%) Legal
6 5 (10.42%) Billing
7 3 (6.25%) Test Planning
7 3 (6.25%) Project Governance
7 3 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.25%) Retail

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 6 (12.50%) Doxygen
2 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) Bluetooth
1 6 (12.50%) ZigBee
2 1 (2.08%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.50%) SQLite
3 1 (2.08%) CouchDB
3 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
1 7 (14.58%) Marketing
2 5 (10.42%) Billing
2 5 (10.42%) Legal
3 3 (6.25%) Retail
4 2 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Project Manager
2 10 (20.83%) Developer
3 7 (14.58%) C++ Developer
3 7 (14.58%) Smart Metering Project Manager
4 6 (12.50%) Business Change Manager
4 6 (12.50%) Business Change Project Manager
5 5 (10.42%) Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Business Manager
6 4 (8.33%) Business Project Manager
6 4 (8.33%) Change Manager
6 4 (8.33%) Change Project Manager
6 4 (8.33%) Project Change Manager
6 4 (8.33%) Qt Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Scrum Master
6 4 (8.33%) Test Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Test Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Digital Project Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Manual Tester
7 3 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) QML
1 7 (14.58%) Qt
1 7 (14.58%) RESTful
2 6 (12.50%) .NET
3 3 (6.25%) Velocity
4 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.08%) Aurelia
4 1 (2.08%) HTML
4 1 (2.08%) HTML5
4 1 (2.08%) Middleware
4 1 (2.08%) Node.js
4 1 (2.08%) SAML
4 1 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.08%) WCF
4 1 (2.08%) Web Services
4 1 (2.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.92%) Project Management
3 6 (12.50%) Automation Testing
3 6 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 6 (12.50%) Scrum
4 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.25%) Project Governance
5 3 (6.25%) Test Planning
5 3 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.17%) Analytics
6 2 (4.17%) Behavioural Analytics
6 2 (4.17%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.17%) Customer Insight
6 2 (4.17%) Market Research
7 1 (2.08%) High Availability
7 1 (2.08%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.08%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.08%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.08%) Requirements Management
7 1 (2.08%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.92%) SQL
2 7 (14.58%) C++
2 7 (14.58%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) Degree
1 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Oracle
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) Remedy