Period
to 18 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for FTP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FTP over the 6 months to 18 July 2019 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.

File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 211 195 214
Rank change year-on-year -16 +19 +8
Contract jobs citing FTP 27 61 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.41% 0.86% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.72% 6.84% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 42 12
City of London median daily rate £575 £543 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.99% +58.39% -31.50%
10th Percentile £367 £463 £207
90th Percentile £675 £713 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £435
% change year-on-year - +26.44% -13.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £30.00
Central London median hourly rate - - £30.00

FTP 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 advertised in the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 725 892 686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.90% 12.60% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 699 516
City of London median daily rate £480 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.21%
10th Percentile £209 £212 £181
90th Percentile £663 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 22
City of London median hourly rate £33.75 £18.70 £20.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.48% -6.86% +2.96%
10th Percentile £13.88 £14.35 £13.32
90th Percentile £44.80 £33.00 £29.77
Central London median hourly rate £33.75 £18.85 £19.00
% change year-on-year +79.05% -0.79% -5.00%

FTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing FTP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for FTP in the City of London

FTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing FTP in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for FTP in the City of London

FTP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FTP in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FTP in the City of London

FTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for FTP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing FTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for FTP.

1 20 (74.07%) Java
2 19 (70.37%) TCP/IP
3 18 (66.67%) Linux
3 18 (66.67%) SSL
3 18 (66.67%) DNS
4 16 (59.26%) HTTP
5 15 (55.56%) Spring
5 15 (55.56%) Microservices
6 13 (48.15%) REST
7 12 (44.44%) Kafka
7 12 (44.44%) Gradle
7 12 (44.44%) Domain-Driven Design
7 12 (44.44%) OAuth
7 12 (44.44%) Guice
7 12 (44.44%) OWASP
7 12 (44.44%) Git (software)
7 12 (44.44%) SOAP
7 12 (44.44%) Docker
7 12 (44.44%) OAuth2
7 12 (44.44%) TypeScript
7 12 (44.44%) GitLab
7 12 (44.44%) Kubernetes
7 12 (44.44%) Ratpack
7 12 (44.44%) gulp
7 12 (44.44%) Dropwizard
7 12 (44.44%) Docker Swarm
7 12 (44.44%) Java 8
8 11 (40.74%) WireMock
8 11 (40.74%) ES6
8 11 (40.74%) Gatling

FTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (25.93%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (14.81%) WebSphere
3 3 (11.11%) GlassFish
3 3 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 3 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.70%) Apache
5 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
5 1 (3.70%) IIS
5 1 (3.70%) Jetty
5 1 (3.70%) Mongrel
5 1 (3.70%) nginx
5 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (18.52%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.70%) Google Analytics
3 1 (3.70%) Google App Engine
3 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.70%) Heroku
3 1 (3.70%) Lucidchart
3 1 (3.70%) PaaS
3 1 (3.70%) SaaS
3 1 (3.70%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (70.37%) TCP/IP
2 18 (66.67%) DNS
2 18 (66.67%) SSL
3 16 (59.26%) HTTP
4 8 (29.63%) DHCP
4 8 (29.63%) IPsec
5 6 (22.22%) LAN
5 6 (22.22%) WAN
6 4 (14.81%) HTTPS
6 4 (14.81%) SNMP
6 4 (14.81%) SSH
6 4 (14.81%) WLAN
7 3 (11.11%) VPN
8 2 (7.41%) Firewall
8 2 (7.41%) Wireless
9 1 (3.70%) BGP
9 1 (3.70%) HSRP
9 1 (3.70%) OSPF
9 1 (3.70%) VoIP
9 1 (3.70%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (37.04%) MongoDB
3 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 3 (11.11%) MySQL
4 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 3 (11.11%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.70%) Big Data
5 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 12 (44.44%) GitLab
1 12 (44.44%) Gradle
1 12 (44.44%) gulp
2 11 (40.74%) Gatling
2 11 (40.74%) Geb
2 11 (40.74%) Spock
3 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
3 4 (14.81%) Travis CI
4 3 (11.11%) Ant
4 3 (11.11%) Maven
4 3 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 4 (14.81%) Banking
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
1 4 (14.81%) Investment Banking
2 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 14 (51.85%) Java Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Agile Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Agile Java Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Network Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Integration Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Marketing Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Salesforce Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Solutions Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) Spring
2 13 (48.15%) REST
3 12 (44.44%) Dropwizard
3 12 (44.44%) Guice
3 12 (44.44%) Kafka
3 12 (44.44%) OAuth
3 12 (44.44%) OAuth2
3 12 (44.44%) Ratpack
3 12 (44.44%) SOAP
4 11 (40.74%) CSS
4 11 (40.74%) HTML
4 11 (40.74%) HTML5
4 11 (40.74%) WireMock
5 10 (37.04%) AngularJS
5 10 (37.04%) Ember.js
6 9 (33.33%) Spring Boot
7 4 (14.81%) XML
8 3 (11.11%) DOM
8 3 (11.11%) JDBC
8 3 (11.11%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Android
2 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.41%) Mac OS
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
2 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Microservices
2 12 (44.44%) Domain-Driven Design
2 12 (44.44%) OWASP
3 11 (40.74%) BDD
3 11 (40.74%) Software Engineering
3 11 (40.74%) TDD
4 9 (33.33%) DevOps
5 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
7 6 (22.22%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
8 4 (14.81%) Network Management
8 4 (14.81%) Open Source
8 4 (14.81%) Thought Leadership
9 3 (11.11%) Migration
9 3 (11.11%) Network Design
9 3 (11.11%) OO
9 3 (11.11%) OOP
9 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) Java
2 12 (44.44%) Java 8
2 12 (44.44%) TypeScript
3 11 (40.74%) ES6
3 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.81%) SQL
5 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 3 (11.11%) XPath
6 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (11.11%) CCNP
3 2 (7.41%) CCIE
4 1 (3.70%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 1 (3.70%) CCIE Service Provider
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Docker
2 3 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (44.44%) Docker Swarm
1 12 (44.44%) Kubernetes
2 5 (18.52%) Terraform
3 4 (14.81%) Puppet
4 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.70%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Apple
3 2 (7.41%) Google
3 2 (7.41%) Meraki
3 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.70%) VMware