The first table below looks at the demand for FTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 16 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 Leeds 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 81 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing FTP 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.34% 0.13% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.99% 0.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £288 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+26.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
134 134 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.43% 17.07% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 74 67
Average daily rate £313 £270 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.74% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £133 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 13
Average hourly rate £18.00 £35.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.29% +162.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £15.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £115.00 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
FTP
West Yorkshire

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

FTP Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

FTP
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

FTP Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

FTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

FTP Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing FTP 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 FTP.

1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Data Management
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (50.00%) Middleware
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Master Data Management
4 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing FTP 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 FTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (25.00%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Tester
2 1 (25.00%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Master Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) IBM