Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 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 > London
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 598 577 573
Rank change year-on-year -21 -4 +18
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 29 30 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.062% 0.071% 0.064%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.20% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 19
London median daily rate £600 £380 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +57.89% -24.00% +21.21%
10th Percentile £470 £288 £325
90th Percentile £738 £663 £675
England median daily rate £465 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +16.25% -5.88% +2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £20.94 - -
England median hourly rate £32.22 £47.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year -32.17% -9.52% -

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 17,803 15,289 16,130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.30% 36.35% 37.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,885 10,746 11,283
London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 233 257 265
London median hourly rate £21.90 £21.03 £20.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.14% +0.57% +16.17%
10th Percentile £12.55 £12.60 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £44.65
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% +14.29%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 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
South London -31 3 £575 +21.05%
Central London -14 2 - -
East London - 1 - -
North London - 1 £325 -
Smart Meter
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 13 (44.83%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (34.48%) SAP
3 8 (27.59%) ABAP
3 8 (27.59%) SAP Smart Forms
3 8 (27.59%) Billing
3 8 (27.59%) SAP IS-U
3 8 (27.59%) Business Process Mapping
4 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.24%) Scrum
6 4 (13.79%) Validation
6 4 (13.79%) TDD
6 4 (13.79%) JSON
6 4 (13.79%) JIRA
6 4 (13.79%) Programme Delivery
6 4 (13.79%) REST
6 4 (13.79%) Analytics
7 3 (10.34%) GitHub
7 3 (10.34%) Gradle
7 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
7 3 (10.34%) RxJava
7 3 (10.34%) Security Architecture
7 3 (10.34%) Android
7 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
7 3 (10.34%) Android Development
7 3 (10.34%) Crashlytics
7 3 (10.34%) Retrofit
7 3 (10.34%) Dagger
7 3 (10.34%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 3 (10.34%) Mobile Development
7 3 (10.34%) BPSS Clearance

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.45%) Jupyter
Business Applications
1 8 (27.59%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.34%) GitHub
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Bluetooth
2 1 (3.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.45%) Big Data
2 1 (3.45%) Blockchain
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) JIRA
2 3 (10.34%) Crashlytics
2 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.34%) Gradle
2 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.45%) Babel
3 1 (3.45%) GoCD
3 1 (3.45%) webpack
General
1 8 (27.59%) Billing
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) ABAP Developer
2 8 (27.59%) SAP Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Programme Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Android Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Development Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Lead Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Systems Development Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) SAP Smart Forms
2 4 (13.79%) JSON
2 4 (13.79%) REST
3 3 (10.34%) Dagger
3 3 (10.34%) Retrofit
3 3 (10.34%) RxJava
4 1 (3.45%) Akka
4 1 (3.45%) CGI
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) CSS3
4 1 (3.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) HTML5
4 1 (3.45%) Kafka
4 1 (3.45%) Node.js
4 1 (3.45%) React
4 1 (3.45%) React Native
4 1 (3.45%) Redux
4 1 (3.45%) Spark Streaming
4 1 (3.45%) Web Services
4 1 (3.45%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
1 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.45%) Internet of Things
1 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (27.59%) Business Process Mapping
3 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.24%) Scrum
5 4 (13.79%) Analytics
5 4 (13.79%) Programme Delivery
5 4 (13.79%) TDD
5 4 (13.79%) Validation
6 3 (10.34%) Android Development
6 3 (10.34%) Information Security
6 3 (10.34%) Kanban
6 3 (10.34%) Mobile Development
6 3 (10.34%) OOP
6 3 (10.34%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (10.34%) Security Architecture
7 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.90%) Project Management
7 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.90%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) ABAP
2 2 (6.90%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) ES6
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 3 (10.34%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (10.34%) CEH
1 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (10.34%) CISM
1 3 (10.34%) CISSP
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
2 2 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) SAP
2 1 (3.45%) Arqiva
2 1 (3.45%) Atlassian