Period
to 16 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Smart Meter over the 6 months to 16 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 144 157
Rank change year-on-year -6 +13 -22
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 5 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.17% 0.28% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% 0.83% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 23
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -8.11% +8.82%
10th Percentile £363 £121 £363
90th Percentile £388 £450 £566
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £425 £469
% change year-on-year -11.76% -9.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 870 1,083 1,249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 28.81% 33.52% 29.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 652 801
West Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +1.27% +12.86%
10th Percentile £275 £233 £263
90th Percentile £556 £550 £560
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 43 67
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.03% -3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £9.80 £9.80 £9.75
90th Percentile £20.00 £26.25 £21.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.81 £15.00
% change year-on-year +8.05% -1.28% +3.45%

Smart Meter
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Smart Meter in West Yorkshire

Smart Meter
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Smart Meter in West Yorkshire

Smart Meter
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 16 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
Leeds +1 2 £375 -11.76%
Smart Meter
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (60.00%) PMI
1 3 (60.00%) PMP
1 3 (60.00%) PMI Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing

Smart Meter
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Smart Metering Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software QA Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) PMI Certification
1 3 (60.00%) PMP
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center