Period
to 26 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Smart Meter over the 6 months to 26 July 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 > London
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 595 600 573
Rank change year-on-year +5 -27 +7
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 6 22 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.014% 0.048% 0.063%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.038% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 21
London median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -10.53%
10th Percentile £383 £313 £280
90th Percentile £750 £575 £510
England median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £51.25 -

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 15975 16806 17111
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 38.06% 37.03% 37.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11312 12078 11938
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £285 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 217 302
London median hourly rate £22.00 £20.26 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.59% +1.30% -
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.25 £12.29
90th Percentile £50.00 £56.00 £57.15
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +8.11% -5.13%

Smart Meter
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Smart Meter in London

Smart Meter
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Smart Meter in London

Smart Meter
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Smart Meter in London over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Smart Meter in London

Smart Meter
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. 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
Central London +6 2 £563 +73.08%
Smart Meter
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 London region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) React
2 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
2 1 (16.67%) Smart Energy
2 1 (16.67%) Service Design
2 1 (16.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 1 (16.67%) Planning and Forecasting
2 1 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) CSS3
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) Machine to Machine
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) HTML

Smart Meter
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) BGP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) IPsec
1 1 (16.67%) MPLS
1 1 (16.67%) OSPF
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Finance Modeller
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Smart Metering Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (16.67%) CGI
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) CSS3
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (16.67%) React
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Machine to Machine
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Smart Energy
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Planning and Forecasting
2 1 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (16.67%) Service Design
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) F5
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy
1 1 (16.67%) SAP