The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 31 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.63% 0.73% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.80% 2.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £405 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year
+90.00% -
Smart Meter
East Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
69 97 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 28.16% 35.53% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 43 28
Median daily rate £325 £250 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £101 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £385 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 9
Median hourly rate £15.75 £12.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.00% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £9.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.55 £17.35 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -9.75%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Smart Meter Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Smart Meter
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Leicester -4 4 - -
Smart Meter
East Midlands

Smart Meter
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 7 (63.64%) C++
1 7 (63.64%) Qt
1 7 (63.64%) QML
2 6 (54.55%) RESTful
2 6 (54.55%) ZigBee
2 6 (54.55%) SQLite
2 6 (54.55%) Doxygen
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Bluetooth
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) Velocity

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (54.55%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Bluetooth
1 6 (54.55%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQLite
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) C++ Developer
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Qt Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum Master
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Scrum Master
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Coach
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) QML
1 7 (63.64%) Qt
2 6 (54.55%) RESTful
3 3 (27.27%) Velocity
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C++