The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Smart Metering
England > East Midlands
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 74 85
Rank change year-on-year -18 +11  
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 5 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.33% 1.25% 0.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.18% 4.60% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
East Midlands median daily rate £393 £431 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.98% +1.47%  
10th Percentile £389 £276 £413
90th Percentile £629 £625 £438
England median daily rate £393 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -1.87% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Smart Meter is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 422 413 459
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 27.55% 27.10% 28.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 332 329
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
10th Percentile £141 £234 £181
90th Percentile £525 £605 £521
England median daily rate £468 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +6.73% +3.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 24 34
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.86 £14.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.03% +5.35%  
10th Percentile £10.15 £11.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £22.98 £45.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £21.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.14% +17.56%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Smart Meter as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Smart Meter in the East Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Smart Meter in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Smart Meter in the East Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Smart Meter in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Smart Meter in the East Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. 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 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
Nottinghamshire -6 4 £393 +9.79%
Smart Meter
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 11 (45.83%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (41.67%) SQL
3 7 (29.17%) Oracle
3 7 (29.17%) Data Analysis
4 6 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 6 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Data Analytics
5 5 (20.83%) Analytics
5 5 (20.83%) User Stories
5 5 (20.83%) QA
5 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
5 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.83%) PL/SQL
6 4 (16.67%) Use Case
6 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
7 3 (12.50%) Process Improvement
7 3 (12.50%) Big Data
7 3 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
7 3 (12.50%) Migration
7 3 (12.50%) Billing
7 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
7 3 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (8.33%) J2EE
8 2 (8.33%) CSS
8 2 (8.33%) Unix
8 2 (8.33%) Windows

Smart Meter
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) IIS
1 2 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Firewall
1 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Big Data
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (12.50%) Billing
2 2 (8.33%) Back Office
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Analyst
2 11 (45.83%) Business Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Data Analytics Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Data Business Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Business Change Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Business Change Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Developer
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Business Change Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Business Integration Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) CRM Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Integration Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (8.33%) CSS
1 2 (8.33%) Ember.js
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
1 2 (8.33%) J2EE
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) CSS3
2 1 (4.17%) HTML5
2 1 (4.17%) jQuery
2 1 (4.17%) React
2 1 (4.17%) RESTful
2 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Unix
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (29.17%) Data Analysis
3 6 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 6 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.83%) Analytics
4 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
4 5 (20.83%) Data Analytics
4 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (20.83%) User Stories
5 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 4 (16.67%) Use Case
6 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 3 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (12.50%) Migration
6 3 (12.50%) Process Improvement
6 3 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) Big Data Analytics
7 2 (8.33%) Coaching
7 2 (8.33%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.33%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe
2 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.17%) SAP