The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Metering
Rank 30 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 9 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.15% - 1.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.82% - 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate
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£410 - £315
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 - £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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Nottinghamshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
102 92 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 24.40% 28.05% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 39 35
Average daily rate £338 £331 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% -5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £260 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £412 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 7
Average hourly rate £20.50 £14.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £13.50 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.53 £16.40 £14.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Smart Meter across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Smart Meter Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

Smart Meter
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) Test Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (14.29%) Document Management
3 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Marketing
3 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
4 1 (7.14%) Finance
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) QA
4 1 (7.14%) Open Source
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Business Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Process Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Test Manager
4 3 (21.43%) Business Process Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Test Leader
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
6 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Test Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Test Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Document Management
3 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) HP