Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 208 206 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 - +203
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.039% 0.040% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
East of England median daily rate £513 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.67% - -
England median daily rate £463 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +15.63% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £20.94 £47.50
% change year-on-year - -55.93% +46.15%

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 1,657 1,677 1,605
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.51% 33.19% 32.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 920 952 891
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £210 £191 £200
90th Percentile £588 £573 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 118 129
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £25.72 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.96% +9.45% -5.65%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.60 £12.75
90th Percentile £49.83 £52.50 £43.15
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +8.11%

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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 Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Smart Meter in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 17 October 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
Cambridgeshire - 1 £325 - 4
Essex - 1 £700 -
Smart Meter
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Law
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Scala
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) HBase
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Hortonworks
1 1 (50.00%) HDFS
1 1 (50.00%) Microservices
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (50.00%) gRPC
1 1 (50.00%) Redux
1 1 (50.00%) TinkerPop
1 1 (50.00%) JanusGraph
1 1 (50.00%) 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) HBase
1 1 (50.00%) JanusGraph
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Law
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Data Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) React Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Scala Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) gRPC
1 1 (50.00%) Redux
1 1 (50.00%) TinkerPop
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Microservices
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (50.00%) Gremlin
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Scala
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Hortonworks