The table below looks at the statistics for UPnP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UPnP over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP)
Rank - - 527
Contract jobs citing UPnP 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7706 6666 7138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.66% 13.13% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4173 3408 3452
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 383 605
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £23.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -14.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £44.80 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -14.27%

UPnP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

UPnP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

UPnP
Daily Rate Trend

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

UPnP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

UPnP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

UPnP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

UPnP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 5 (83.33%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (83.33%) DLNA
2 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) WPA
2 4 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 4 (66.67%) WPA2
2 4 (66.67%) Android
2 4 (66.67%) Mac OS
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Bluetooth
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) AppleScript
2 4 (66.67%) 802.11
2 4 (66.67%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) DVB
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) STB
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) IPTV
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
4 1 (16.67%) Electronics
4 1 (16.67%) Video on Demand
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) DRM
4 1 (16.67%) DTV
4 1 (16.67%) ClearCase

UPnP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 5 (83.33%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (83.33%) DLNA
2 4 (66.67%) WPA
2 4 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 4 (66.67%) WPA2
2 4 (66.67%) Bluetooth
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) 802.11
3 2 (33.33%) DVB
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) ClearCase
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Software Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) STB
2 1 (16.67%) IPTV
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Video on Demand
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (16.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Android
1 4 (66.67%) Mac OS
1 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) DRM
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Python
1 4 (66.67%) AppleScript
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree