The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire 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 26 37 41
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 26 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 5.07% 1.95% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.85% 6.67% 1.22%
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
East Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
119 120 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 23.20% 29.27% 25.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 53 33
Average daily rate £400 £368 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +6.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 8
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.25 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% +25.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Smart Meter Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Smart Meter across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Smart Meter Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

Smart Meter
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smart Meter within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +5 25 £405 -2.70%
Smart Meter
East Midlands

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 (46.34%) SQL
2 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (26.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (24.39%) Oracle
5 8 (19.51%) PL/SQL
5 8 (19.51%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (19.51%) Manual Testing
5 8 (19.51%) Test Planning
6 7 (17.07%) PRINCE2
7 6 (14.63%) Finance
7 6 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (14.63%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (12.20%) Automation Testing
8 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
8 5 (12.20%) QA
8 5 (12.20%) Billing
9 4 (9.76%) Marketing
9 4 (9.76%) MS Project
9 4 (9.76%) .NET
9 4 (9.76%) Legal
9 4 (9.76%) Project Management
9 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (7.32%) User Stories
10 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (7.32%) WCF
10 3 (7.32%) WPF
10 3 (7.32%) Document Management
10 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
10 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
11 2 (4.88%) Data Management

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 4 (9.76%) MS Project
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) 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 6 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Billing
3 4 (9.76%) Legal
3 4 (9.76%) Marketing
4 2 (4.88%) Retail
5 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Project Manager
2 10 (24.39%) Test Manager
3 8 (19.51%) Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Smart Metering Project Manager
5 5 (12.20%) Test Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Architect
6 4 (9.76%) Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Manual Tester
6 4 (9.76%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Tester
7 3 (7.32%) Programme Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Programme Test Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Programme Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Test Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Test Programme Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Business Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Business Project Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Change Project Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) .NET
2 3 (7.32%) WCF
2 3 (7.32%) WPF
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.83%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (19.51%) Manual Testing
3 8 (19.51%) Test Planning
3 8 (19.51%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (17.07%) PRINCE2
5 5 (12.20%) Automation Testing
6 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (9.76%) Project Management
7 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
7 3 (7.32%) Document Management
7 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
7 3 (7.32%) User Stories
8 2 (4.88%) Data Management
8 2 (4.88%) Operations Management
8 2 (4.88%) Project Governance
8 2 (4.88%) Project Planning
8 2 (4.88%) Quality Management
8 2 (4.88%) Test Management
8 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (46.34%) SQL
2 8 (19.51%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (4.88%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft