Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 26 July 2017 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 104 105
Rank change year-on-year +18 +1 -5
Contract jobs citing FTP 1 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.079% 0.49% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 1.92% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Reading median daily rate £338 £508 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.50% +1.50% +22.70%
10th Percentile £331 £502 £345
90th Percentile £344 £514 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £310 £420 £450
% change year-on-year -26.19% -6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £12.50 -

FTP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 284 468 376
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 22.33% 25.67% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 249 150
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £237
90th Percentile £560 £519 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 11
Reading median hourly rate £19.66 £19.61 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.25% +12.06% +1.45%
10th Percentile £12.90 £10.25 £13.50
90th Percentile £56.76 £27.40 £45.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.34% -58.57% +94.44%

FTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for FTP in Reading

FTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FTP in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, 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 Reading region with a requirement for FTP.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) AppDynamics
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

FTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (100.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) AppDynamics