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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Metering
Rank 83 - 80
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 9 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.56% - 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.26% - 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Average daily rate
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£410 - £320
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 - £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £359
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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
398 381 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.78% 23.86% 21.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 197 145
Average daily rate £350 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £110 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 47 43
Average hourly rate £16.75 £16.11 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.97% -7.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.23 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £34.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 24 December 2014. 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
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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 - 9 £410 -
Smart Meter
England

Smart Meter
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 4 (26.67%) SQL
1 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 2 (13.33%) Document Management
3 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Marketing
3 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Open Source
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) QA
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
4 1 (6.67%) Finance
4 1 (6.67%) LabVIEW
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
1 1 (6.67%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Process Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Test Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Business Process Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Test Leader
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Test Coordinator
6 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
6 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Document Management
3 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) HP