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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Metering
Rank 39 43 38
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 4 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.05% 1.87% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.33% 9.90% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
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£296 £350 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.35% -41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £395 £575
% change year-on-year
-5.06% -31.30%
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
75 101 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 19.63% 18.84% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 42 14
Average daily rate £375 £325 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £262 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £425 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.42 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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
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 22 August 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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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 +8 4 £296 -15.35%
Smart Meter
East Midlands

Smart Meter
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) XSD
2 3 (33.33%) XSLT
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) QA
3 2 (22.22%) Groovy
3 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 1 (11.11%) MVVM
4 1 (11.11%) WCF
4 1 (11.11%) WPF
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (22.22%) SoapUI
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
1 3 (33.33%) XML
1 3 (33.33%) XSD
1 3 (33.33%) XSLT
2 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) WCF
3 1 (11.11%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) MVVM
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Groovy
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle