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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Metering
Rank 82 85 83
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 13 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.81% 0.34% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.86% 1.38% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£425 £296 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.45% -42.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £279 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £313 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - £37.50
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
455 362 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 28.40% 24.90% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 201 171
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £508 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 32 27
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.00 £56.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Smart Meter across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smart Meter within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -8 8 £425 +33.85%
Leicestershire - 2 - -
Smart Meter
England

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 6 (28.57%) C++
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
1 6 (28.57%) Bluetooth
1 6 (28.57%) Project Management
1 6 (28.57%) Legal
1 6 (28.57%) Qt
1 6 (28.57%) RESTful
1 6 (28.57%) ZigBee
2 4 (19.05%) SQLite
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) QML
2 4 (19.05%) Doxygen
2 4 (19.05%) Marketing
3 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (9.52%) Scala
4 2 (9.52%) Middleware
4 2 (9.52%) Change Management
4 2 (9.52%) Scrum
4 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (9.52%) Document Management
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) Back Office
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) MS Project
5 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Doxygen
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Bluetooth
1 6 (28.57%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (28.57%) Legal
2 4 (19.05%) Marketing
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 6 (28.57%) Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Business Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) C++ Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Change Manager
4 4 (19.05%) Change Project Manager
4 4 (19.05%) Qt Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Business Project Manager
5 3 (14.29%) Business Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Business Change Project Manager
6 2 (9.52%) C++ Applications Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Applications Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Business Change Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Automated Test Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Programme Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) Qt
1 6 (28.57%) RESTful
2 4 (19.05%) QML
3 2 (9.52%) Middleware
4 1 (4.76%) Akka
4 1 (4.76%) Apache Camel
4 1 (4.76%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Project Management
2 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.52%) Scrum
3 2 (9.52%) Change Management
3 2 (9.52%) Document Management
3 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.76%) Line Management
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (9.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft