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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Smart Metering
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 29 24 38
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 15 25 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 4.18% 5.32% 1.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.15% 23.15% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 2
Median daily rate £388 £320 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% -24.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £291 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £530 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £405 £424
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 -

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
106 108 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 29.53% 22.98% 25.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 60 42
Median daily rate £395 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £225 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £600 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Median hourly rate £10.75 £18.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.89% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Nottingham region citing Smart Meter as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 10 (52.63%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) Business Analysis
3 5 (26.32%) Project Planning
4 4 (21.05%) Data Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) QA
4 4 (21.05%) Use Case
4 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Data Analytics
4 4 (21.05%) Analytics
4 4 (21.05%) User Stories
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle
5 3 (15.79%) ISEB
5 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) Finance
5 3 (15.79%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (15.79%) Billing
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) Manual Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (10.53%) Requirements Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
6 2 (10.53%) Automation Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
6 2 (10.53%) Coaching
6 2 (10.53%) Big Data
6 2 (10.53%) J2EE

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham 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 2 (10.53%) IIS
1 2 (10.53%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Big Data
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Billing
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
1 8 (42.11%) Project Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Business Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Business Change Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Business Change Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Data Business Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Smart Metering Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Business Change Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Business Change Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Defect Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) J2EE
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.53%) PMI
2 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Unix
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (26.32%) Business Analysis
2 5 (26.32%) Project Planning
3 4 (21.05%) Analytics
3 4 (21.05%) Data Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) Data Analytics
3 4 (21.05%) Use Case
3 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (21.05%) User Stories
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
4 3 (15.79%) Logical Data Model
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Manual Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.53%) Quality Management
5 2 (10.53%) Requirements Engineering
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ISEB
2 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
2 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle