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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 31 39 39
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 18 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 3.76% 0.72% 1.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.51% 3.90% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 2
Average daily rate £310 £450 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +31.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - £40.50
Smart Meter
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
109 77 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 22.76% 18.47% 32.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 41 41
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £293 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £575 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 9
Average hourly rate £15.13 £11.75 £12.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.72% -3.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £13.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -5.60%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Smart Meter across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Smart Meter Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 21 (51.22%) SQL
1 21 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (29.27%) Oracle
3 9 (21.95%) PL/SQL
3 9 (21.95%) Test Planning
4 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (19.51%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (19.51%) Manual Testing
5 7 (17.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (17.07%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (14.63%) Automation Testing
6 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
6 6 (14.63%) QA
7 5 (12.20%) Retail
7 5 (12.20%) Billing
7 5 (12.20%) .NET
8 4 (9.76%) Project Management
8 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
9 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
9 3 (7.32%) WCF
9 3 (7.32%) WPF
9 3 (7.32%) Marketing
9 3 (7.32%) Project Governance
10 2 (4.88%) Customer Insight
10 2 (4.88%) Test Management
10 2 (4.88%) Market Research
10 2 (4.88%) Line Management
10 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (4.88%) SDLC
10 2 (4.88%) Waterfall

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Project
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (12.20%) Billing
1 5 (12.20%) Retail
2 3 (7.32%) Marketing
3 2 (4.88%) Advertising
3 2 (4.88%) Finance
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Project Manager
1 10 (24.39%) Test Manager
2 7 (17.07%) Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Test Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Business Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Digital Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Manual Tester
5 3 (7.32%) Programme Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Programme Test Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Programme Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Test Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Test Programme Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Tester
6 2 (4.88%) Change Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Research Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Smart Metering Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) .NET
2 3 (7.32%) WCF
2 3 (7.32%) WPF
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Unix
2 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.95%) Test Planning
3 8 (19.51%) Manual Testing
3 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (19.51%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (14.63%) Automation Testing
5 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
5 4 (9.76%) Project Management
6 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.32%) Project Governance
7 2 (4.88%) Analytics
7 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.88%) Customer Insight
7 2 (4.88%) Document Management
7 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.88%) Line Management
7 2 (4.88%) Market Research
7 2 (4.88%) SDLC
7 2 (4.88%) User Stories
7 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) SQL
2 9 (21.95%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
1 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
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