The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 192 155 158
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +3
Contract jobs citing FMCG 9 39 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.68% 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 1.81% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 31 42
Average daily rate
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£425 £525 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £335 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £625 £673
UK excluding London average daily rate £429 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.00% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 - £37.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2182 2157 2632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.40% 37.47% 37.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1739 1604 1979
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 28 63
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.44 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.75% -8.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.65 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.70 £29.75 £53.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

FMCG
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

FMCG Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

FMCG
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

FMCG Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

FMCG
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FMCG across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

FMCG Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

FMCG
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

FMCG Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 7 (35.00%) Project Management
2 5 (25.00%) SAP
2 5 (25.00%) Marketing
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.00%) Siebel
4 3 (15.00%) Informatica
4 3 (15.00%) CTI
4 3 (15.00%) Publishing
4 3 (15.00%) Change Management
4 3 (15.00%) Teradata
4 3 (15.00%) Retail
4 3 (15.00%) QlikView
4 3 (15.00%) Campaign Management
5 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Photoshop
5 2 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (10.00%) InDesign
5 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (10.00%) Flash
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 2 (10.00%) Adobe
6 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix
6 1 (5.00%) PMP
6 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
6 1 (5.00%) Ariba
6 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 1 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (10.00%) InDesign
1 2 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP SD
1 1 (5.00%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) CTI
2 1 (5.00%) Network Security
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) QlikView
2 1 (5.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (5.00%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JUnit
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 5 (25.00%) Marketing
2 3 (15.00%) Publishing
2 3 (15.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.00%) Front Office
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
1 6 (30.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Siebel Business Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Siebel Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Designer
3 2 (10.00%) Digital Designer
3 2 (10.00%) Programme Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Lead Designer
4 1 (5.00%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Process Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Graphic Designer
4 1 (5.00%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Flash
2 1 (5.00%) Spring
2 1 (5.00%) HTML5
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Video Editing
2 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Project Management
2 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.00%) Campaign Management
3 3 (15.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) CRM
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.00%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.00%) ERP
5 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.00%) Quality Management
5 1 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) PMP
1 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) SAP
2 3 (15.00%) Siebel
2 3 (15.00%) Informatica
2 3 (15.00%) Teradata
3 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (10.00%) Adobe
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) Ariba
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) NetApp
4 1 (5.00%) hybris