The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 430 438 415
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -23
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 15 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.065% 0.051% 0.021%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.14% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 2
Median daily rate £390 £365 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.84% -17.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £265 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £548 £589
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £420 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
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
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8435 8799 9064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.52% 37.05% 38.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5947 6106 6056
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 167 184
Median hourly rate £17.75 £21.30 £18.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.48 £13.17 £13.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.73 £52.17 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.08 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.92% +0.42%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in London

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Smart Meter Daily Rate Trend in London

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Smart Meter across the London region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Smart Meter Daily Rate Histogram in London

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 6 (26.09%) SAP
2 5 (21.74%) SAP IS-U
3 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
3 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) ISEB
3 4 (17.39%) CRM
3 4 (17.39%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
4 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle
4 3 (13.04%) HP
4 3 (13.04%) Smart Energy
4 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
4 3 (13.04%) SoapUI
5 2 (8.70%) Node.js
5 2 (8.70%) CSS3
5 2 (8.70%) Change Control
5 2 (8.70%) HTML5
5 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
5 2 (8.70%) Market Risk
5 2 (8.70%) ETRM
5 2 (8.70%) JasperReports
5 2 (8.70%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (8.70%) Degree
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
5 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (17.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (8.70%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (4.35%) SAP CRM
4 1 (4.35%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
1 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.70%) JasperReports
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.35%) Big Data
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) SoapUI
2 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) Maven
2 2 (8.70%) SonarQube
2 2 (8.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) SAP ISU Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior TIBCO Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Test Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Test Manager
4 2 (8.70%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
4 2 (8.70%) TIBCO Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Data Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Architect
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Retail Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
1 2 (8.70%) CSS
1 2 (8.70%) CSS3
1 2 (8.70%) HTML
1 2 (8.70%) HTML5
1 2 (8.70%) Node.js
1 2 (8.70%) Rendezvous
1 2 (8.70%) TIBCO EMS
1 2 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Smart Energy
3 2 (8.70%) Market Risk
3 2 (8.70%) Smart Home
4 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
1 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) CRM
2 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.70%) Analytics
3 2 (8.70%) B2B
3 2 (8.70%) B2C
3 2 (8.70%) Change Control
3 2 (8.70%) ETRM
3 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
3 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.35%) Data Security
4 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.35%) EAI
4 1 (4.35%) ETL Development
4 1 (4.35%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (4.35%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Presales
4 1 (4.35%) Process Management
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) C++
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) Scala
3 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) ISEB
1 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) SAP
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) HP
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) Sonatype
4 2 (8.70%) TIBCO
5 1 (4.35%) Remedy