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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 25 30 33
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 25 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 5.53% 2.25% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 24.51% 7.27% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 0
Average daily rate £405 £416 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - -
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
102 110 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 22.57% 30.90% 28.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 50 32
Average daily rate £415 £368 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £427 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 7
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 10 February 2016.

Smart Meter Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 19 (54.29%) SQL
2 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (28.57%) Oracle
4 9 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (22.86%) PL/SQL
5 8 (22.86%) Manual Testing
5 8 (22.86%) Test Planning
6 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (17.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (17.14%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (14.29%) QA
8 5 (14.29%) Billing
8 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 5 (14.29%) Automation Testing
9 4 (11.43%) .NET
10 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
10 3 (8.57%) WCF
10 3 (8.57%) WPF
10 3 (8.57%) User Stories
11 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (5.71%) Project Governance
11 2 (5.71%) Line Management
11 2 (5.71%) SDLC
11 2 (5.71%) Quality Management
11 2 (5.71%) Scrum
11 2 (5.71%) Project Management
11 2 (5.71%) MS Project
11 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
11 2 (5.71%) Waterfall

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 (5.71%) MS Project
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (14.29%) Billing
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Test Manager
2 7 (20.00%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Manual Tester
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Tester
5 3 (8.57%) Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Programme Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Programme Test Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Programme Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Test Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Test Programme Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Business Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Digital Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Smart Metering Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) .NET
2 3 (8.57%) WCF
2 3 (8.57%) WPF
3 1 (2.86%) HTML
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (22.86%) Manual Testing
3 8 (22.86%) Test Planning
4 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
6 3 (8.57%) User Stories
7 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.71%) Data Management
7 2 (5.71%) Line Management
7 2 (5.71%) Project Governance
7 2 (5.71%) Project Management
7 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.71%) Quality Management
7 2 (5.71%) Scrum
7 2 (5.71%) SDLC
7 2 (5.71%) Test Management
7 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) SQL
2 8 (22.86%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
1 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft