The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Smart Metering
England / Yorkshire
Rank - 121 121
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 0 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire - 0.39% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.37% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 3
Median daily rate - £488 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £425 £424
% change year-on-year
+0.58% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 -

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

Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
698 804 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 32.05% 28.80% 26.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 539 422
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.13% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 48 35
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.10 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £21.50 £23.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.71 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +22.85%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Smart Meter Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Smart Meter
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Smart Meter Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Smart Meter
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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:

General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
1 8 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Change Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Change Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Retail Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) SAP