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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 93 86 86
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 8 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.51% 0.99% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.86% 3.47% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 4
Median daily rate £350 £425 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +47.82%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £25.25 -
% change year-on-year
+88.11% -
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
430 461 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 27.48% 28.58% 28.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 243 224
Median daily rate £390 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 36 33
Median hourly rate £16.09 £18.52 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.12% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.43 £12.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £39.40 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 7 £350 -17.64% 1
Leicestershire +9 1 - -
Smart Meter
England

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.21%) Qt
2 7 (21.21%) QML
2 7 (21.21%) Project Management
2 7 (21.21%) C++
3 6 (18.18%) Bluetooth
3 6 (18.18%) Windows
3 6 (18.18%) RESTful
3 6 (18.18%) Doxygen
3 6 (18.18%) ZigBee
3 6 (18.18%) SQLite
4 5 (15.15%) Finance
4 5 (15.15%) Scrum
5 4 (12.12%) Marketing
6 3 (9.09%) Software Delivery
6 3 (9.09%) Velocity
6 3 (9.09%) Legal
7 2 (6.06%) SQL
7 2 (6.06%) ITIL
7 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.06%) QA
7 2 (6.06%) Project Governance
7 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Retail
7 2 (6.06%) Test Planning
7 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
8 1 (3.03%) Behavioural Analytics
8 1 (3.03%) Service Design
8 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (3.03%) DevOps

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 (18.18%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) Bluetooth
1 6 (18.18%) ZigBee
2 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Marketing
3 3 (9.09%) Legal
4 2 (6.06%) Retail
5 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 7 (21.21%) C++ Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Smart Metering Project Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Qt Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Scrum Master
5 3 (9.09%) Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Business Change Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Business Change Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Business Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Business Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Change Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Digital Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Incident Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Programme Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Business Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) QML
1 7 (21.21%) Qt
2 6 (18.18%) RESTful
3 3 (9.09%) Velocity
4 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.21%) Project Management
3 5 (15.15%) Scrum
4 3 (9.09%) Software Delivery
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL
5 2 (6.06%) Project Governance
5 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.06%) Test Planning
5 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) DSDM
6 1 (3.03%) High Availability
6 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.03%) Kanban
6 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.03%) Logistics
6 1 (3.03%) Market Research
6 1 (3.03%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.03%) Requirements Management
6 1 (3.03%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) C++
2 2 (6.06%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle
1 1 (3.03%) Remedy