The table below looks at the statistics for UPnP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UPnP over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP)
Rank 642 624 613
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -11
Contract jobs citing UPnP 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.006% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.070% 0.037% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Median daily rate £345 £445 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.47% +28.98%
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - -

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
8530 8022 7031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.87% 14.78% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5171 4464 3829
Median daily rate £388 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 468 393
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.78 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

UPnP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing UPnP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UPnP within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

UPnP Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UPnP within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England -6 6 £345 -22.47%
South East - 4 £345 -
Berkshire - 3 £345 -
London -8 2 £500 +6.95%

UPnP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing UPnP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for UPnP.

1 6 (66.67%) Linux
1 6 (66.67%) ClearCase
1 6 (66.67%) Embedded C
1 6 (66.67%) C
1 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 6 (66.67%) DVB
1 6 (66.67%) Project Management
1 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 6 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (66.67%) Defect Tracking
2 5 (55.56%) C++
2 5 (55.56%) Embedded C++
2 5 (55.56%) STB
2 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
3 3 (33.33%) PKI
3 3 (33.33%) IPTV
3 3 (33.33%) Multimedia
3 3 (33.33%) DRM
3 3 (33.33%) Data Security
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 3 (33.33%) Unicast
3 3 (33.33%) Multicast
3 3 (33.33%) DLNA
4 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Streaming Video
4 1 (11.11%) Over-the-Top Content

UPnP
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) DVB
2 3 (33.33%) DLNA
2 3 (33.33%) Multicast
2 3 (33.33%) Unicast
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) ClearCase
General
1 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (33.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) C Developer
1 5 (55.56%) C/C++ Developer
1 5 (55.56%) C++ Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Embedded C Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Embedded C++ Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Embedded Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Embedded C Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) IPTV Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Security Architect
3 2 (22.22%) C/C++ Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C++ Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 5 (55.56%) STB
3 3 (33.33%) IPTV
3 3 (33.33%) PKI
4 1 (11.11%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (11.11%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 6 (66.67%) Defect Tracking
1 6 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 6 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Data Security
2 3 (33.33%) DRM
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C
1 6 (66.67%) Embedded C
2 5 (55.56%) C++
2 5 (55.56%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree