Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for UPnP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited UPnP over the 6 months to 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Universal Plug and Play (UPnP)
UK
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 868 882 901
Rank change year-on-year +14 +19 -46
Contract jobs citing UPnP 5 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.004% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.036% 0.025% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
UK median daily rate £325 £320 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +8.47% -34.44%
10th Percentile £313 £320 £268
90th Percentile £338 £320 £344
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 - £295
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
UK median hourly rate - £43.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.78% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% -

UPnP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 14015 16185 15926
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.69% 15.46% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 8526 9774 9220
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £181 £213 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £365
% change year-on-year - +2.74% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 733 825 1013
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.15% +11.90% +5.00%
10th Percentile £11.08 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.50 £48.23 £45.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.02 £25.00 £20.97
% change year-on-year -27.92% +19.23% +4.84%

UPnP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing UPnP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for UPnP in the UK

UPnP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UPnP in the UK

UPnP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UPnP in the UK

UPnP
Top 3 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 6 months to 25 November 2017. 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
UK excluding London +54 5 £325 -
England +10 5 £325 -
East of England - 5 £325 -

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
1 5 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
1 5 (100.00%) ADSL
1 5 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 5 (100.00%) Broadband
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) IPv4
1 5 (100.00%) IPv6
1 5 (100.00%) Firmware
1 5 (100.00%) 802.11
1 5 (100.00%) Wireless
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) VDSL
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Marketing
1 5 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Release Management
1 5 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (100.00%) 802.1X

UPnP
Co-occurring 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 5 (100.00%) 802.11
1 5 (100.00%) ADSL
1 5 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 5 (100.00%) Broadband
1 5 (100.00%) IPv4
1 5 (100.00%) IPv6
1 5 (100.00%) VDSL
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) Wireless
1 5 (100.00%) Wireshark
2 4 (80.00%) NAS
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Bugzilla
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) Redmine
2 4 (80.00%) Trac
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (80.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (100.00%) Network Packet Analysis
1 5 (100.00%) Release Management
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Defect Management
2 4 (80.00%) Defect Tracking
2 4 (80.00%) Issue Tracking
2 4 (80.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
1 5 (100.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Firmware