The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank - - 10
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull - - 4.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £25.25 -
% change year-on-year
+88.11% -
Smart Meter
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
43 45 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 34.68% 26.47% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 8
Median daily rate £438 £300 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £420 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +8.57%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Solihull region citing Smart Meter as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Smart Meter Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Smart Meter
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Smart Meter across the Solihull region.

Smart Meter Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

Smart Meter
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Smart Meter also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Solihull region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) ERP
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (10.00%) Smart Energy
3 1 (10.00%) C

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Communications Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Compliance Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Data Compliance Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Communications Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Smart Metering Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Smart Energy
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (20.00%) ERP
2 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center