The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 130 120 106
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -14
Contract jobs citing FMCG 1 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.039% 0.11% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.41% 1.48%
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 £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £58.50 - -
FMCG
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
755 731 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 29.63% 27.64% 23.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 395 253
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 19
Average hourly rate £39.50 £23.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.31% +53.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.77 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £31.40 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

FMCG
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

FMCG Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

FMCG
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

FMCG Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

FMCG
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

FMCG Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

FMCG
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 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
Edinburgh -14 1 - -
FMCG
UK

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Business Transformation
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (20.00%) SAP APO
4 1 (20.00%) SAP R/3
4 1 (20.00%) SAP MM
4 1 (20.00%) SAP PP
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) DSDM
4 1 (20.00%) HTTP
4 1 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) Subversion
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (20.00%) SAP APO
1 1 (20.00%) SAP MM
1 1 (20.00%) SAP PP
1 1 (20.00%) SAP PP-PI
1 1 (20.00%) SAP QM
1 1 (20.00%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SAP MM Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Web Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Web Applications Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) API Design
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP