The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 87 100 88
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 3 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.26% 0.32% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.76% 0.97% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Median daily rate £425 £469 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +17.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -
Smart Meter
West Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
396 516 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 34.55% 32.66% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 339 173
Median daily rate £406 £405 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.30% +24.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £566 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 9
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £14.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +5.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.16 £10.50 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.61 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-5.12% +16.41%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing Smart Meter as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Smart Meter Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Smart Meter
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Smart Meter across the Leeds region.

Smart Meter Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Smart Meter
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Business Change Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Change Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Retail Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Smart Metering Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) SAP