The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 123 121 112
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing FMCG 6 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.21% 0.36% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.84% 1.27% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 4
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£350 £406 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -20.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £423 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.59% -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.98
FMCG
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
713 789 488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.75% 28.31% 21.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 389 207
Average daily rate £400 £378 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +11.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 36 30
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £11.90 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £141.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.68 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -11.60%

FMCG
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FMCG across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

FMCG Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

FMCG
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FMCG across the Berkshire region.

FMCG Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

FMCG
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FMCG across the Berkshire region.

FMCG Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

FMCG
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +7 2 £350 -18.84% 2
Slough -4 2 £400 - 1
Bracknell - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
FMCG
South East

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing FMCG also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited FMCG.

1 6 (46.15%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Retail
2 4 (30.77%) Marketing
2 4 (30.77%) Analytics
3 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
3 3 (23.08%) SEO
3 3 (23.08%) CMS
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) CSS
4 2 (15.38%) Adobe
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Google
4 2 (15.38%) JIRA
4 2 (15.38%) Google Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Drupal
4 2 (15.38%) Open Source
4 2 (15.38%) Confluence
4 2 (15.38%) HTML5

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing FMCG also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited FMCG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) CMS
2 2 (15.38%) Drupal
2 2 (15.38%) Confluence
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (7.69%) Umbraco
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
General
1 4 (30.77%) Retail
1 4 (30.77%) Marketing
2 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Digital Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Transformation Programme Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Development Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) CSS
1 2 (15.38%) HTML5
1 2 (15.38%) CSS3
1 2 (15.38%) Sass
1 2 (15.38%) LESS
1 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
1 2 (15.38%) Backbone.js
1 2 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Open Source
2 1 (7.69%) Social Media
2 1 (7.69%) Blog
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Analytics
3 3 (23.08%) SEO
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) BDD
4 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data-Driven Marketing
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) Market Research
5 1 (7.69%) Brand Management
5 1 (7.69%) Information Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) MBA
2 1 (7.69%) PMP
2 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) Adobe
1 2 (15.38%) Citrix
1 2 (15.38%) VMware
1 2 (15.38%) Google
2 1 (7.69%) hybris