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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Metering
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 - £37.50
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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
96 82 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 31.48% 28.28% 19.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 38 27
Average daily rate £313 £295 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.93% +7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £139 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £440 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £20.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +73.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £15.70 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £36.00 £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% +14.28%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Smart Meter across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 6 (100.00%) Qt
1 6 (100.00%) RESTful
1 6 (100.00%) ZigBee
2 4 (66.67%) SQLite
2 4 (66.67%) QML
2 4 (66.67%) Doxygen
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Middleware
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (33.33%) Scala
4 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (16.67%) Akka
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Camel
4 1 (16.67%) Play Framework

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (66.67%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 6 (100.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C++ Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Qt Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C++ Applications Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Test Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Qt
1 6 (100.00%) RESTful
2 4 (66.67%) QML
3 2 (33.33%) Middleware
4 1 (16.67%) Akka
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Camel
4 1 (16.67%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Scala