Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 199 219 240
Rank change year-on-year +20 +21 -22
Contract jobs citing FTP 22 37 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.37% 0.53% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.46% 4.82% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 33 12
City of London median daily rate £525 £625 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.00% +4.17% +26.32%
10th Percentile £368 £311 £250
90th Percentile £675 £713 £709
Central London median daily rate £525 £625 £588
% change year-on-year -16.00% +6.38% +23.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 635 768 744
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.72% 10.94% 10.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 594 579
City of London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £205 £163 £213
90th Percentile £650 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 31 13
City of London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +10.00% -10.53%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.00 £11.86
90th Percentile £27.00 £25.50 £23.28
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.73 £16.96
% change year-on-year +6.78% +10.45% -8.09%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 15 (68.18%) Linux
2 14 (63.64%) DNS
3 13 (59.09%) SSL
3 13 (59.09%) HTTP
4 12 (54.55%) Java
5 11 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 11 (50.00%) TDD
5 11 (50.00%) Spring
5 11 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 11 (50.00%) Docker
5 11 (50.00%) Microservices
6 10 (45.45%) Spock
6 10 (45.45%) Geb
6 10 (45.45%) GitLab
6 10 (45.45%) Kubernetes
6 10 (45.45%) Ratpack
6 10 (45.45%) Spring Boot
6 10 (45.45%) REST
6 10 (45.45%) Kafka
6 10 (45.45%) Gradle
6 10 (45.45%) OAuth2
6 10 (45.45%) TypeScript
6 10 (45.45%) Gatling
6 10 (45.45%) Dropwizard
6 10 (45.45%) WireMock
6 10 (45.45%) Docker Swarm
6 10 (45.45%) Java 8
6 10 (45.45%) Guice
6 10 (45.45%) OWASP
6 10 (45.45%) OAuth

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 (31.82%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon SQS
1 3 (13.64%) AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) DNS
2 13 (59.09%) HTTP
2 13 (59.09%) SSL
3 11 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (22.73%) DHCP
5 3 (13.64%) Internet
5 3 (13.64%) SSH
6 2 (9.09%) Firewall
6 2 (9.09%) IPsec
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
7 1 (4.55%) LAN
7 1 (4.55%) Network Security
7 1 (4.55%) SMTP
7 1 (4.55%) SNMP
7 1 (4.55%) VoIP
7 1 (4.55%) WAN
7 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (4.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) MongoDB
2 5 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (45.45%) Gatling
2 10 (45.45%) Geb
2 10 (45.45%) GitLab
2 10 (45.45%) Gradle
2 10 (45.45%) Spock
3 6 (27.27%) gulp
3 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.55%) Ant
4 1 (4.55%) git-flow
4 1 (4.55%) JIRA
4 1 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (4.55%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (13.64%) Banking
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.55%) Front Office
2 1 (4.55%) Games
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Java Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) KYC Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Data Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Support Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) Spring
2 10 (45.45%) Dropwizard
2 10 (45.45%) Guice
2 10 (45.45%) Kafka
2 10 (45.45%) OAuth
2 10 (45.45%) OAuth2
2 10 (45.45%) Ratpack
2 10 (45.45%) REST
2 10 (45.45%) SOAP
2 10 (45.45%) Spring Boot
2 10 (45.45%) WireMock
3 8 (36.36%) AngularJS
4 7 (31.82%) Ember.js
5 4 (18.18%) CSS
5 4 (18.18%) HTML
6 3 (13.64%) HTML5
7 1 (4.55%) jQuery
7 1 (4.55%) Sass
7 1 (4.55%) Vue.js
7 1 (4.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.55%) Hedge funds
2 1 (4.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) AIX
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Solaris
3 2 (9.09%) Unix
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.09%) zOS
4 1 (4.55%) Debian
4 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
4 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Microservices
1 11 (50.00%) TDD
2 10 (45.45%) BDD
2 10 (45.45%) Domain-Driven Design
2 10 (45.45%) OWASP
2 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 5 (22.73%) DevOps
5 3 (13.64%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) KYC
6 2 (9.09%) B2B
6 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
6 2 (9.09%) Migration
6 2 (9.09%) OO
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) Java
2 10 (45.45%) Java 8
2 10 (45.45%) TypeScript
3 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 4 (18.18%) SQL
4 3 (13.64%) ES6
5 2 (9.09%) Python
6 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.55%) C
6 1 (4.55%) C#
6 1 (4.55%) C++
6 1 (4.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) CCIE
2 1 (4.55%) CCNP
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Docker
2 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) Docker Swarm
1 10 (45.45%) Kubernetes
2 8 (36.36%) Terraform
3 3 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco
1 2 (9.09%) IBM
1 2 (9.09%) Meraki
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
1 2 (9.09%) TIBCO
1 2 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (4.55%) Apple
2 1 (4.55%) Freshdesk