Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Smart Meter over the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 130 128
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 -17
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 6 9 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.27% 0.34% 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.89% 1.02% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 26
Leeds median daily rate £381 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.86% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £359 £395 £318
90th Percentile £413 £608 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -11.76% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Leeds with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 673 886 1041
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 30.15% 33.73% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 564 711
Leeds median daily rate £410 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.91% +3.44% +21.67%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £275
90th Percentile £574 £575 £563
West Yorkshire median daily rate £404 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.94% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 39
Leeds median hourly rate £16.00 £12.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.61% -18.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £10.62 £11.72 £8.84
90th Percentile £21.58 £15.00 £41.15
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -3.45%

Smart Meter
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Smart Meter as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Smart Meter in Leeds

Smart Meter
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Smart Meter in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Planning and Forecasting
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Firmware

Smart Meter
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Business Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Coaching
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Planning and Forecasting
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP