The table below looks at the statistics for FTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank - 76 78
Contract jobs citing FTP 0 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.35% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.27% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £263 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £30.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-33.05% +42.35%
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North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
156 176 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.11% 15.40% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 78 116
Average daily rate £360 £298 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.00% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £158 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 19
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

FTP Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

FTP
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

FTP Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

FTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

FTP Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (80.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (80.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) Spring Batch
3 2 (40.00%) JAX-RS
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Camel
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) Spring MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Release Management
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) JPA
3 2 (40.00%) Drools
3 2 (40.00%) Apache CXF
3 2 (40.00%) Liferay
3 2 (40.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) SUSE

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (80.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (40.00%) WebLogic Integration
2 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (40.00%) JBoss
2 2 (40.00%) Apache
2 2 (40.00%) Liferay
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) MS Access
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Java Technical Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) JMS
2 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (40.00%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) Java EE
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) Spring MVC
2 2 (40.00%) JPA
2 2 (40.00%) Drools
2 2 (40.00%) Apache CXF
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) CSS3
2 2 (40.00%) Spring Batch
2 2 (40.00%) JAX-RS
2 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (40.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) HPUX
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) SUSE
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) EAI
2 2 (40.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Release Management
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) VB
1 2 (40.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (20.00%) VMware