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 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 407 414 416
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 13 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.061% 0.058% 0.021%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.16% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 2
Median daily rate £388 £388 £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £346 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £655 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
-4.11% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £43.75 -
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
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
7744 8296 8547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.06% 36.92% 36.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5377 5749 6080
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 141 195
Median hourly rate £20.12 £22.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.57% +30.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £37.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +14.70%

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 10 December 2016.

Smart Meter Daily Rate Histogram in London

Smart Meter
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
City of London - 1 £700 -
Smart Meter
England

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 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 London region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 9 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (21.88%) HP
3 6 (18.75%) SAP
3 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (15.63%) Test Strategy
4 5 (15.63%) SQL
4 5 (15.63%) ISEB
4 5 (15.63%) ISTQB
5 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.50%) Java
5 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
5 4 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (12.50%) Smart Energy
6 3 (9.38%) SAP IS-U
6 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
6 3 (9.38%) Machine to Machine
6 3 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (9.38%) Oracle
6 3 (9.38%) Linux
6 3 (9.38%) Unix
6 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.38%) SAP SD
7 2 (6.25%) QA
7 2 (6.25%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (6.25%) Billing
7 2 (6.25%) Maven
7 2 (6.25%) JasperReports
7 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery

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:

Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) SAP IS-U
1 3 (9.38%) SAP SD
2 2 (6.25%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) JasperReports
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.25%) Maven
2 2 (6.25%) SonarQube
2 2 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Billing
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Test Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Tester
4 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Developer
4 3 (9.38%) SAP Tester
4 3 (9.38%) Test Leader
5 2 (6.25%) Architect
5 2 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) SAP ISU Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) SAP SD Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) SAP Test Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior TIBCO Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Testing Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
5 2 (6.25%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
1 2 (6.25%) Rendezvous
1 2 (6.25%) Smarty
1 2 (6.25%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.13%) CSS
2 1 (3.13%) CSS3
2 1 (3.13%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) HTML5
2 1 (3.13%) Node.js
2 1 (3.13%) SAP PI
2 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Smart Energy
3 3 (9.38%) Machine to Machine
4 2 (6.25%) Market Risk
5 1 (3.13%) PKI
5 1 (3.13%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
1 3 (9.38%) Unix
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (15.63%) Test Strategy
3 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.25%) Analytics
5 2 (6.25%) B2B
5 2 (6.25%) B2C
5 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.25%) CRM
5 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.25%) ETRM
5 2 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Project Management
5 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.13%) Data Security
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) ISEB
1 5 (15.63%) ISTQB
2 3 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.25%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) HP
2 6 (18.75%) SAP
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) Sonatype
4 2 (6.25%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.13%) Remedy