The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP)
Rank 555 518 -
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -
Contract jobs citing UPnP 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.009% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.030% 0.061% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £345 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6628 6559 8525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.91% 15.19% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3553 3347 4091
Average daily rate £365 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 377 531 577
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.10 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
UPnP
UK

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
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
Top 9 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) DVB
1 2 (100.00%) STB
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) Streaming Video

UPnP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (100.00%) DVB
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) ClearCase
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) STB
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C