The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 28 March 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
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 - 21
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 1.57% - 1.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.92% - 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £450
% change year-on-year +3.94% -15.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 -

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 Middlesex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 51 58 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 40.16% 36.94% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 43 21
Median daily rate £350 £375 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -7.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £315 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +95.55%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

Smart Meter
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex citing Smart Meter as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Smart Meter in Middlesex

Smart Meter
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Smart Meter in Middlesex

Smart Meter
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) React
1 1 (50.00%) React Native

Smart Meter
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Insight Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (50.00%) React
1 1 (50.00%) React Native
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript