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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 126 135 124
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 4 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.16% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 0.74% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
Median daily rate £413 £469 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £429 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £514 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £439
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -
Smart Meter
England

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
771 946 722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 31.34% 31.08% 27.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 620 433
Median daily rate £400 £390 £332
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +17.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 67 40
Median hourly rate £14.56 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.51 £10.50 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.47 £19.75 £36.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%

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
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smart Meter within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +6 3 £425 -9.33%
Smart Meter
England

Smart Meter
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (7.69%) 2G
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) MS Office
4 1 (7.69%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) Unix
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) 3G
4 1 (7.69%) SS7
4 1 (7.69%) ISUP
4 1 (7.69%) SCCP
4 1 (7.69%) tcpdump
4 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.69%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
4 1 (7.69%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (7.69%) ZigBee
4 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center

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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) 2G
1 1 (7.69%) 3G
1 1 (7.69%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (7.69%) ISUP
1 1 (7.69%) SCCP
1 1 (7.69%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (7.69%) SS7
1 1 (7.69%) tcpdump
1 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
1 1 (7.69%) ZigBee
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Analyst
2 9 (69.23%) Business Analyst
3 7 (53.85%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Business Change Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Change Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Retail Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Smart Metering Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Smart Metering Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) HP
1 1 (7.69%) SAP