The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank - 85 74
Contract jobs citing FMCG 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.31% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £443 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +71.42%
FMCG
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
358 323 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 32.40% 32.33% 30.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 208 107
Average daily rate £425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £600 £614
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 21
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.84 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.67% -46.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £14.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £20.19 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -5.50%

FMCG
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

FMCG Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

FMCG
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

FMCG Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

FMCG
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

FMCG Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

FMCG
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Head of Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) Head of Development
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall