The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 64 51 52
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs citing FMCG 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% 0.36% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 1.49% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £434 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.56% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.00 £16.73
% change year-on-year
- -16.31%
FMCG
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
196 134 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.86% 24.14% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 70 66
Average daily rate £350 £300 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £132 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 23
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £25.80 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

FMCG
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

FMCG Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

FMCG
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

FMCG Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

FMCG
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

FMCG Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

FMCG
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 (85.71%) Logistics
2 5 (71.43%) Time Management
2 5 (71.43%) RedPrairie
2 5 (71.43%) C
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) webMethods
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) SAP SD
3 2 (28.57%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) ABAP
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) SAP MM
4 1 (14.29%) SAP SCM
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Implementation

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SAP SD
2 1 (14.29%) SAP MM
2 1 (14.29%) SAP SCM
General
1 5 (71.43%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Supply Chain Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) SAP SD Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Logistics
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) ABAP
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) webMethods
1 5 (71.43%) RedPrairie
2 2 (28.57%) SAP