Period
to 22 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Smart Meter over the 6 months to 22 July 2018 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 of England
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 195 191
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 +23
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.021% 0.064% 0.058%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.066% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
East of England median daily rate £700 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +75.00% -15.79% -
10th Percentile £675 £288 £463
90th Percentile £725 £423 £488
England median daily rate £450 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +16.13% -3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East of England median hourly rate - - £55.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 - £51.25

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

All Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,512 1,572 1,626
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.97% 33.40% 31.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 832 910 910
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £206 £200 £220
90th Percentile £588 £566 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 124 137
East of England median hourly rate £22.50 £17.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.76% -6.58% -36.67%
10th Percentile £13.50 £10.50 £11.89
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £42.69
England median hourly rate £23.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +20.51% -2.50% +11.11%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Smart Meter in the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Smart Meter in the East of England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smart Meter in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Smart Meter in the East of England

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Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 22 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex - 1 £700 -
Smart Meter
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Smart Meter also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) HBase
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Hortonworks
1 1 (100.00%) HDFS
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (100.00%) gRPC
1 1 (100.00%) Redux
1 1 (100.00%) TinkerPop
1 1 (100.00%) JanusGraph
1 1 (100.00%) Gremlin

Smart Meter
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) HBase
1 1 (100.00%) JanusGraph
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Data Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) React Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) gRPC
1 1 (100.00%) Redux
1 1 (100.00%) TinkerPop
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Gremlin
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Hortonworks