The table below looks at the statistics for FTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 114 99 103
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Contract jobs citing FTP 1 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.042% 0.70% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.37% 4.47% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.15% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £30.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-28.25% -24.05%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
268 380 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.14% 15.62% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 185 134
Average daily rate £325 £313 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £155 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 30 34
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.78 £35.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+11.10% -21.56%

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

FTP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

FTP Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

FTP Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Flash
2 2 (66.67%) XHTML
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe
2 2 (66.67%) W3C
2 2 (66.67%) Stellent
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (66.67%) Content Management
2 2 (66.67%) SEO
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Content Management
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) XMLSpy
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) EAI
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) XMLSpy
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Flash
1 2 (66.67%) XHTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) W3C
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) SEO
1 2 (66.67%) Content Management
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Content Management
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe
2 2 (66.67%) Stellent
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft