The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 49 55 50
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing FMCG 5 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.87% 0.94% 2.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.31% 2.99% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 6
Average daily rate £350 £485 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.83% +7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £305 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £640 £513
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
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
151 201 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.22% 31.65% 32.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 101 98
Average daily rate £403 £381 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.57% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £255 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £533 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 9
Average hourly rate £15.90 £30.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.86% +144.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £22.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

FMCG
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

FMCG Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

FMCG
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

FMCG Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

FMCG
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FMCG across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

FMCG Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

FMCG
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

FMCG Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

FMCG
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 3 £350 -
FMCG
East of England

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 8 (80.00%) SAP
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (30.00%) Test Management
3 3 (30.00%) Retail
3 3 (30.00%) General Ledger
3 3 (30.00%) MS Project
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) SQLPlus
4 2 (20.00%) SAP R/3
4 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
4 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) AS400
4 2 (20.00%) Logistics
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) MS Project Server
4 2 (20.00%) Life Science
5 1 (10.00%) Billing
5 1 (10.00%) Spring

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (20.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Project
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) GitHub
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (20.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) General Ledger
2 3 (30.00%) Retail
3 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (30.00%) SAP Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) SAP Business Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) SAP Manager
3 3 (30.00%) SAP MM Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) SAP MM Business Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) SAP Project Manager
3 3 (30.00%) SAP SD Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) SAP SD Business Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Business IT Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) IT Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) IT Business Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Logistics Business Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) SAP Logistics Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) SAP WM Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) SAP WM Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) JSON
1 1 (10.00%) REST
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) Spring
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) AS400
1 2 (20.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (30.00%) Test Management
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Logistics
3 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Microservices
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) SOLID
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle