Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 January 2018 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 225 207 215
Rank change year-on-year -18 +8 +31
Contract jobs citing FTP 19 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.27% 0.38% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.58% 2.79% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 12
City of London median daily rate £550 £467 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.84% +16.69% -11.11%
10th Percentile £444 £329 £313
90th Percentile £638 £571 £579
Central London median daily rate £550 £467 £400
% change year-on-year +17.84% +16.69% -11.11%
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 737 825 766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.42% 13.49% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 638 571
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.12%
10th Percentile £225 £300 £238
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
Central London median daily rate £446 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -0.83% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 19
City of London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.46 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.21% -15.39% +22.99%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.95 £14.45
90th Percentile £22.63 £55.00 £31.68
Central London median hourly rate £15.75 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -17.11% -5.00% +6.95%

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 22 January 2018.

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

FTP
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the City of London region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Moorgate - 1 £575 -
FTP
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing FTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for FTP.

1 12 (63.16%) HTTP
1 12 (63.16%) TCP/IP
2 11 (57.89%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (57.89%) HTML
2 11 (57.89%) Java
2 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
2 11 (57.89%) CSS
2 11 (57.89%) SOAP
2 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) DNS
2 11 (57.89%) SSL
2 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) TDD
2 11 (57.89%) Software Engineering
2 11 (57.89%) Groovy
2 11 (57.89%) Guice
2 11 (57.89%) OWASP
2 11 (57.89%) Git (software)
2 11 (57.89%) Domain-Driven Design
2 11 (57.89%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (57.89%) Heroku
2 11 (57.89%) REST
2 11 (57.89%) Gradle
2 11 (57.89%) OAuth2
2 11 (57.89%) Docker
2 11 (57.89%) Ratpack
2 11 (57.89%) gulp
2 11 (57.89%) Dropwizard
2 11 (57.89%) Docker Swarm
3 10 (52.63%) WireMock

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 1 (5.26%) CMS
1 1 (5.26%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (57.89%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (57.89%) Heroku
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) HTTP
1 12 (63.16%) TCP/IP
2 11 (57.89%) DNS
2 11 (57.89%) SSL
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) SMTP
3 1 (5.26%) SSH
3 1 (5.26%) VPN
3 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (52.63%) MongoDB
3 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Git (software)
1 11 (57.89%) Gradle
1 11 (57.89%) gulp
2 10 (52.63%) Gatling
2 10 (52.63%) Geb
2 10 (52.63%) GitLab
2 10 (52.63%) Spock
3 1 (5.26%) Grunt
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) webpack
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Developer
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Java Developer
2 10 (52.63%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Business Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Data Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.26%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Platform Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) CSS
1 11 (57.89%) Dropwizard
1 11 (57.89%) Guice
1 11 (57.89%) HTML
1 11 (57.89%) OAuth2
1 11 (57.89%) Ratpack
1 11 (57.89%) REST
1 11 (57.89%) SOAP
2 10 (52.63%) AngularJS
2 10 (52.63%) Ember.js
2 10 (52.63%) HTML5
2 10 (52.63%) WireMock
3 2 (10.53%) LDAP
4 1 (5.26%) jQuery
4 1 (5.26%) Kafka
4 1 (5.26%) LAMP
4 1 (5.26%) OAuth
4 1 (5.26%) RESTful
4 1 (5.26%) Sass
4 1 (5.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (57.89%) Domain-Driven Design
1 11 (57.89%) OWASP
1 11 (57.89%) Software Engineering
1 11 (57.89%) TDD
2 10 (52.63%) BDD
2 10 (52.63%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.26%) Business Process Modelling
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) CQRS
4 1 (5.26%) Data Engineering
4 1 (5.26%) High Availability
4 1 (5.26%) Microservices
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile First
4 1 (5.26%) Online Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) Pair Programming
4 1 (5.26%) Refactoring
4 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Groovy
1 11 (57.89%) Java
1 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
2 10 (52.63%) ES6
2 10 (52.63%) Scala
2 10 (52.63%) TypeScript
3 1 (5.26%) PHP
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CCIE
1 1 (5.26%) CCNA
1 1 (5.26%) CCNP
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (57.89%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (10.53%) QRadar
3 1 (5.26%) Ansible
3 1 (5.26%) Puppet
3 1 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco
1 1 (5.26%) Facebook
1 1 (5.26%) Google
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft