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 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Metering
Rank 42 46 39
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 5 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.12% 1.77% 1.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.00% 8.26% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Average daily rate
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£309 £350 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.78% -41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £368 £488
% change year-on-year
+10.88% -24.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
100 121 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 22.47% 21.38% 22.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 49 24
Average daily rate £368 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £259 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 9
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% -19.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.84 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £28.25 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
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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 +13 5 £309 -11.78%
Smart Meter
East Midlands

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) XML
2 3 (30.00%) XSD
2 3 (30.00%) XSLT
2 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (20.00%) SOAP
3 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (20.00%) QA
3 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Groovy
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) MVVM
4 1 (10.00%) WCF
4 1 (10.00%) WPF
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Coordinator
4 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
1 3 (30.00%) XML
1 3 (30.00%) XSD
1 3 (30.00%) XSLT
2 2 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (10.00%) WCF
3 1 (10.00%) WPF
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) MVVM
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Groovy
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) HP