The table below looks at the statistics for UPnP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UPnP over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP)
Rank 575 - 559
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing UPnP 9 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.017% - 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% - 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
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£450 - £318
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 - £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £310
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7718 6521 8008
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.63% 13.73% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4349 3644 3765
Average daily rate £370 £370 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £222 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 371 623
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.61 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

UPnP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UPnP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

UPnP Jobs Demand Trend in England

UPnP
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UPnP across the England region.

UPnP Daily Rate Trend in England

UPnP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UPnP across the England region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

UPnP Daily Rate Histogram in England

UPnP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UPnP across the England region.

UPnP Hourly Rate Trend in England

UPnP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UPnP within the England region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England - - - -
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UPnP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing UPnP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UPnP.

1 6 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
1 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 6 (66.67%) DLNA
2 5 (55.56%) STB
2 5 (55.56%) DVB
3 4 (44.44%) WPA
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Python
3 4 (44.44%) C
3 4 (44.44%) Bluetooth
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) AppleScript
3 4 (44.44%) 802.11
3 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
3 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
3 4 (44.44%) Wireshark
3 4 (44.44%) WPA2
3 4 (44.44%) Android
3 4 (44.44%) Mac OS
4 3 (33.33%) DTV
4 3 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (33.33%) ClearCase
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Multimedia
5 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 2 (22.22%) IPTV
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Electronics
5 2 (22.22%) C++

UPnP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing UPnP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UPnP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
1 6 (66.67%) DLNA
2 5 (55.56%) DVB
3 4 (44.44%) WPA
3 4 (44.44%) Bluetooth
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) 802.11
3 4 (44.44%) Wireshark
3 4 (44.44%) WPA2
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (22.22%) Multimedia
1 2 (22.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Embedded C Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) STB
2 3 (33.33%) DTV
2 3 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (22.22%) IPTV
3 2 (22.22%) Video on Demand
3 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
1 4 (44.44%) Android
1 4 (44.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Python
1 4 (44.44%) C
1 4 (44.44%) AppleScript
2 2 (22.22%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) Embedded C
2 2 (22.22%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree