The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Edinburgh region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 72 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs citing FMCG 9 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.70% 0.27% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.07% 1.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Average daily rate £388 £600 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £11.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -25.80%
Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
221 126 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.21% 16.73% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 54 82
Average daily rate £375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £210 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £12.42 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.28% -61.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
FMCG
Scotland

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FMCG across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

FMCG Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 15 (93.75%) Finance
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (87.50%) Retail
2 14 (87.50%) Project Management
2 14 (87.50%) Waterfall
3 13 (81.25%) Business Transformation
3 13 (81.25%) Linux
4 9 (56.25%) XML
4 9 (56.25%) Windows
4 9 (56.25%) Release Management
5 8 (50.00%) SOAP
5 8 (50.00%) Web Services
6 7 (43.75%) HTTP
7 6 (37.50%) Java
7 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (37.50%) System Testing
8 5 (31.25%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (31.25%) Scrum
8 5 (31.25%) JSON
8 5 (31.25%) DSDM
8 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (25.00%) REST
9 4 (25.00%) Mac OS X
9 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (25.00%) ITIL
9 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 4 (25.00%) RESTful
9 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (18.75%) Git (software)

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe CQ
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) HTTP
2 3 (18.75%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (12.50%) SSL
3 2 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
1 3 (18.75%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
2 1 (6.25%) Maven
2 1 (6.25%) Ant
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Hudson
General
1 15 (93.75%) Finance
2 14 (87.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Test Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Release Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Auditor
3 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) XML
2 8 (50.00%) SOAP
2 8 (50.00%) Web Services
3 5 (31.25%) JSON
4 4 (25.00%) REST
4 4 (25.00%) RESTful
5 2 (12.50%) HTML
5 2 (12.50%) CSS
6 1 (6.25%) HTML5
6 1 (6.25%) OAuth
6 1 (6.25%) .NET
6 1 (6.25%) SAML
6 1 (6.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (87.50%) Project Management
2 14 (87.50%) Waterfall
3 13 (81.25%) Business Transformation
4 9 (56.25%) Release Management
5 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (37.50%) System Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (31.25%) Scrum
6 5 (31.25%) DSDM
6 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 4 (25.00%) ITIL
7 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Test Management
8 3 (18.75%) Refactoring
8 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Vagrant
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe