Period
to 12 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 12 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)
England > London
6 months to
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 454 497 542
Rank change year-on-year +43 +45 -5
Contract jobs citing FTP 99 121 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.53% 2.36% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 96 59
London median daily rate £475 £495 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.04% -1.00% +21.21%
10th Percentile £217 £231 £250
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
England median daily rate £513 £469 £425
% change year-on-year +9.33% +10.29% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
London median hourly rate £50.00 - £19.00
10th Percentile £38.00 - £18.00
90th Percentile £57.00 - £20.00
England median hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 £17.70
% change year-on-year +81.82% +55.35% -40.21%

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 3,916 5,128 5,321
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.87% 11.19% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,660 3,530 3,597
London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £191 £200 £213
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £425 £425 £408
% change year-on-year - +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 132 144
London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £19.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +12.42% +3.00%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £55.37 £47.83
England median hourly rate £25.68 £19.69 £19.00
% change year-on-year +30.40% +3.64% -15.56%

FTP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for FTP in London

FTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FTP in London

FTP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FTP in London over the 6 months to 12 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FTP in London

FTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FTP in London

FTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing FTP in London over the 6 months to 12 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for FTP in London

FTP
Contract Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 12 November 2019. 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
Central London +37 28 £525 -16.00% 7
South London +39 3 £575 +16.16%
West London +23 2 £406 -16.67% 3
FTP
England

For the 6 months to 12 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 London region with a requirement for FTP.

1 41 (41.41%) Linux
2 39 (39.39%) DNS
2 39 (39.39%) Java
3 35 (35.35%) Finance
4 34 (34.34%) Git (software)
4 34 (34.34%) Microservices
5 33 (33.33%) REST
6 32 (32.32%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (30.30%) Windows
8 29 (29.29%) SQL
8 29 (29.29%) SQL Server
8 29 (29.29%) HTTP
9 28 (28.28%) DHCP
9 28 (28.28%) Docker
10 26 (26.26%) Active Directory
11 24 (24.24%) Spring
12 22 (22.22%) SSL
12 22 (22.22%) Spring Boot
12 22 (22.22%) Java 8
13 21 (21.21%) AngularJS
13 21 (21.21%) TypeScript
13 21 (21.21%) Confluence
13 21 (21.21%) Web Services
13 21 (21.21%) JIRA
14 20 (20.20%) Maven
14 20 (20.20%) SOAP
15 19 (19.19%) PowerShell
15 19 (19.19%) Jenkins
16 18 (18.18%) Azure
16 18 (18.18%) JavaScript

FTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 21 (21.21%) Confluence
2 11 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 10 (10.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (7.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (7.07%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (4.04%) CMS
6 3 (3.03%) Skype for Business
7 2 (2.02%) Apache
7 2 (2.02%) IIS
8 1 (1.01%) JBoss
8 1 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (10.10%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.01%) FileZilla
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (1.01%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 18 (18.18%) Azure
2 11 (11.11%) Office 365
3 10 (10.10%) AWS
4 8 (8.08%) GitHub
4 8 (8.08%) OpenShift
5 4 (4.04%) Amazon S3
5 4 (4.04%) SaaS
6 3 (3.03%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (3.03%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (3.03%) Serverless
7 2 (2.02%) PaaS
8 1 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.01%) GCP
8 1 (1.01%) npm
8 1 (1.01%) Power Platform
8 1 (1.01%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 39 (39.39%) DNS
2 29 (29.29%) HTTP
3 28 (28.28%) DHCP
4 22 (22.22%) SSL
5 17 (17.17%) TCP/IP
6 14 (14.14%) VPN
7 13 (13.13%) Firewall
8 8 (8.08%) IPsec
8 8 (8.08%) SMTP
8 8 (8.08%) SSH
9 7 (7.07%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (7.07%) Network Security
10 6 (6.06%) Internet
11 5 (5.05%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (5.05%) VoIP
11 5 (5.05%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (3.03%) HTTPS
12 3 (3.03%) SAN
12 3 (3.03%) SNMP
12 3 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (29.29%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.15%) MySQL
3 12 (12.12%) MongoDB
4 8 (8.08%) Relational Database
5 7 (7.07%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (6.06%) RDBMS
7 5 (5.05%) NoSQL
8 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (2.02%) Data Mining
9 2 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.02%) OLAP
9 2 (2.02%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (2.02%) Star Schema
10 1 (1.01%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 34 (34.34%) Git (software)
2 21 (21.21%) JIRA
3 20 (20.20%) Maven
4 19 (19.19%) Jenkins
5 12 (12.12%) JUnit
5 12 (12.12%) Mockito
6 10 (10.10%) Ant
6 10 (10.10%) Gatling
6 10 (10.10%) Geb
6 10 (10.10%) GitLab
6 10 (10.10%) Gradle
6 10 (10.10%) Spock
7 8 (8.08%) gulp
7 8 (8.08%) Subversion
8 4 (4.04%) Travis CI
9 3 (3.03%) git-flow
10 2 (2.02%) Checkstyle
10 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (1.01%) SonarQube
General
1 35 (35.35%) Finance
2 16 (16.16%) Banking
3 10 (10.10%) Law
4 3 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.02%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.02%) Public Sector
5 2 (2.02%) Retail
5 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.01%) Electronics
6 1 (1.01%) Front Office
6 1 (1.01%) Games
6 1 (1.01%) Legal
6 1 (1.01%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (43.43%) Developer
2 27 (27.27%) Analyst
3 24 (24.24%) Java Developer
4 12 (12.12%) Backend Developer
5 11 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 9 (9.09%) KYC Analyst
6 9 (9.09%) Service Analyst
6 9 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (8.08%) Integration Developer
8 7 (7.07%) Agile Developer
8 7 (7.07%) Agile Java Developer
9 6 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (5.05%) Banking Analyst
10 5 (5.05%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (5.05%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (5.05%) Financial Analyst
10 5 (5.05%) Service Delivery Manager
10 5 (5.05%) Service Manager
11 4 (4.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (33.33%) REST
2 24 (24.24%) Spring
3 22 (22.22%) Spring Boot
4 21 (21.21%) AngularJS
4 21 (21.21%) Web Services
5 20 (20.20%) SOAP
6 12 (12.12%) OAuth
7 11 (11.11%) WireMock
8 10 (10.10%) Dropwizard
8 10 (10.10%) Guice
8 10 (10.10%) Kafka
8 10 (10.10%) OAuth2
8 10 (10.10%) Ratpack
9 9 (9.09%) Hibernate
9 9 (9.09%) JMS
10 8 (8.08%) CSS
10 8 (8.08%) HTML
10 8 (8.08%) JDBC
11 7 (7.07%) JSON
11 7 (7.07%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.09%) iPhone
2 7 (7.07%) Blackberry
2 7 (7.07%) Smartphone
3 6 (6.06%) PKI
4 5 (5.05%) Client/Server
4 5 (5.05%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.04%) User Experience
6 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.02%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 1 (1.01%) CESG
8 1 (1.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.01%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.01%) NHS
8 1 (1.01%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.01%) SCADA
8 1 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.01%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (41.41%) Linux
2 30 (30.30%) Windows
3 10 (10.10%) Windows 10
3 10 (10.10%) Windows 7
4 7 (7.07%) Android
5 6 (6.06%) Unix
6 5 (5.05%) Debian
6 5 (5.05%) Mac OS
6 5 (5.05%) Ubuntu
6 5 (5.05%) Windows Server
7 4 (4.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.03%) AIX
8 3 (3.03%) Solaris
8 3 (3.03%) zOS
9 1 (1.01%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (34.34%) Microservices
2 32 (32.32%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (16.16%) DevOps
4 15 (15.15%) Scrum
5 14 (14.14%) Data Analysis
5 14 (14.14%) TDD
6 12 (12.12%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 12 (12.12%) KYC
6 12 (12.12%) Open Source
7 11 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
7 11 (11.11%) ITIL
7 11 (11.11%) Pair Programming
7 11 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 10 (10.10%) BDD
8 10 (10.10%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (10.10%) OWASP
9 9 (9.09%) Migration
9 9 (9.09%) Pattern Matching
10 8 (8.08%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 7 (7.07%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 39 (39.39%) Java
2 29 (29.29%) SQL
3 22 (22.22%) Java 8
4 21 (21.21%) TypeScript
5 19 (19.19%) PowerShell
6 18 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 12 (12.12%) Python
8 6 (6.06%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.04%) ES6
10 3 (3.03%) C
11 2 (2.02%) C#
11 2 (2.02%) C++
11 2 (2.02%) Perl
11 2 (2.02%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.01%) ABAP
12 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.01%) VB
12 1 (1.01%) VBScript
12 1 (1.01%) VC++
Qualifications
1 7 (7.07%) Degree
1 7 (7.07%) ITIL Certification
1 7 (7.07%) MCP
2 4 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.02%) CCIE
4 2 (2.02%) CCNP
4 2 (2.02%) CCSP
4 2 (2.02%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.01%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (1.01%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 1 (1.01%) CEH
5 1 (1.01%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.01%) CISM
5 1 (1.01%) CISSP
5 1 (1.01%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) WCAG
2 2 (2.02%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.01%) GDPR
3 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (1.01%) QA
3 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (28.28%) Docker
2 26 (26.26%) Active Directory
3 14 (14.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (7.07%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (5.05%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (5.05%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.01%) NFS
7 1 (1.01%) vSphere
7 1 (1.01%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (14.14%) Kubernetes
2 10 (10.10%) Docker Swarm
3 9 (9.09%) Terraform
4 7 (7.07%) AirWatch
5 5 (5.05%) Ansible
6 4 (4.04%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (4.04%) Puppet
7 2 (2.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (1.01%) SCCM
8 1 (1.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 18 (18.18%) Cisco
2 15 (15.15%) VMware
3 12 (12.12%) Red Hat
4 10 (10.10%) Citrix
4 10 (10.10%) ServiceNow
5 9 (9.09%) Ivanti
5 9 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 6 (6.06%) Meraki
6 6 (6.06%) MuleSoft
7 5 (5.05%) Apple
8 4 (4.04%) IBM
9 3 (3.03%) TIBCO
10 2 (2.02%) Oracle
10 2 (2.02%) SAP
10 2 (2.02%) Splunk
10 2 (2.02%) Veritas
11 1 (1.01%) Palo Alto
11 1 (1.01%) Rapid7
11 1 (1.01%) Solace
11 1 (1.01%) Veeam