The first table below looks at the demand for FTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 28 July 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 West Yorkshire 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 85 89 110
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +21
Contract jobs citing FTP 8 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.48% 0.46% 0.054%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.32% 3.10% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £39.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-24.05% +37.39%
Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
185 226 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.00% 14.82% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 126 139
Average daily rate £325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £195 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £363 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 19
Average hourly rate £18.75 £30.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +130.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £17.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.88 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
FTP
Yorkshire

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

FTP Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

FTP
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

FTP Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

FTP
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

FTP Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

FTP
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +6 6 £345 +38.00% 3
Bradford - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
FTP
Yorkshire

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 10 (76.92%) Oracle
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (46.15%) VB.NET
3 6 (46.15%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
3 6 (46.15%) XML
3 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (38.46%) SOA
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) Migration
5 4 (30.77%) Middleware
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
6 3 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (23.08%) IIS
6 3 (23.08%) Web Services
6 3 (23.08%) Java
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) MQSeries
6 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
6 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
6 3 (23.08%) IBM
6 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
7 2 (15.38%) Project Management
7 2 (15.38%) MS Excel

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 6 (46.15%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (23.08%) IIS
3 3 (23.08%) MQSeries
3 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
3 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
1 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
1 4 (30.77%) Configuration Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) SOA Architect
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Support
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 2 (15.38%) SOA Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Architect
3 2 (15.38%) SOA Designer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Configuration Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
1 6 (46.15%) XML
2 4 (30.77%) Middleware
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (23.08%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) SOA
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) OOP
4 2 (15.38%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Data Management
4 2 (15.38%) BPEL
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Master Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) VB.NET
2 6 (46.15%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Oracle
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) IBM