The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 92 78 66
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -12
Contract jobs citing FMCG 1 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.070% 0.074% 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.29% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 7
Average daily rate - £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £58.50 - -
FMCG
Scotland

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

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
394 342 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.77% 25.17% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 191 126
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £41.50 £16.00 £14.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+159.37% +11.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

FMCG
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

FMCG Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

FMCG
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

FMCG Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Business Transformation
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) SAP PP-PI
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Java

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (33.33%) SAP APO
1 1 (33.33%) SAP MM
1 1 (33.33%) SAP PP
1 1 (33.33%) SAP PP-PI
1 1 (33.33%) SAP QM
1 1 (33.33%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAP MM Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Web Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Web Applications Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Business Transformation
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) DSDM
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP