The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 24 April 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
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 31 49
Rank change year-on-year -4 +18  
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 10 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 2.52% 3.55% 0.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.64% 13.79% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 4
Median daily rate £390 £310 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.80% -34.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £213 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £435 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £400 £410
% change year-on-year -1.25% -2.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 -

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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 94 145 110
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 23.68% 25.71% 23.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 89 66
Median daily rate £390 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.42% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Median hourly rate £11.33 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.46% +15.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.87 £14.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.67 £15.00 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.20% +29.72%  

Smart Meter
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 Nottinghamshire

Smart Meter
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Smart Meter in Nottinghamshire

Smart Meter
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

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 Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +4 10 £390 +25.80%
Smart Meter
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 10 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 5 (27.78%) Data Analysis
4 5 (27.78%) Project Planning
4 5 (27.78%) QA
4 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Data Analytics
4 5 (27.78%) Analytics
4 5 (27.78%) User Stories
5 4 (22.22%) Use Case
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle
6 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) Billing
6 3 (16.67%) Big Data
6 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 3 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
7 2 (11.11%) Coaching
7 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Big Data Analytics
7 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (11.11%) Requirements Engineering
7 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (11.11%) Migration
7 2 (11.11%) Firewall
7 2 (11.11%) Back Office

Smart Meter
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 (11.11%) IIS
1 2 (11.11%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Big Data
1 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Billing
2 2 (11.11%) Back Office
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Business Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Project Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Data Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Business Change Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Business Change Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Business Change Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Business Change Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Smart Metering Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) J2EE
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Unix
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 5 (27.78%) Analytics
3 5 (27.78%) Data Analysis
3 5 (27.78%) Data Analytics
3 5 (27.78%) Project Planning
3 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (27.78%) User Stories
4 4 (22.22%) Use Case
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 3 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Big Data Analytics
6 2 (11.11%) Coaching
6 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Migration
6 2 (11.11%) Requirements Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle