The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 136 128 109
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -19
Contract jobs citing FMCG 4 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.43% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 1.74% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
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£375 £368 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -18.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £37.50
FMCG
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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 South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
893 747 568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.86% 24.63% 26.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 465 327
Average daily rate £375 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 52 36
Average hourly rate £36.00 £21.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.12%

FMCG
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

FMCG Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

FMCG
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

FMCG Daily Rate Trend in the South West

FMCG
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FMCG across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 July 2015.

FMCG Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

FMCG
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

FMCG Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

FMCG
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 July 2015. 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
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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
Bristol -10 2 £375 +50.00%
Wiltshire -5 1 £500 +36.05%
Somerset - 1 - -
FMCG
England

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 11 (55.00%) Manufacturing
2 7 (35.00%) Windows
3 6 (30.00%) Retail
3 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (25.00%) Marketing
4 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (20.00%) CRM
5 4 (20.00%) SAP
5 4 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 4 (20.00%) Degree
6 3 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (15.00%) QA
6 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
6 3 (15.00%) User Experience
6 3 (15.00%) User Stories
6 3 (15.00%) iOS Development
6 3 (15.00%) Apple Swift
6 3 (15.00%) Electronics
6 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (15.00%) Finance
6 3 (15.00%) Migration
6 3 (15.00%) Objective-C
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (15.00%) Web Services
6 3 (15.00%) C#
6 3 (15.00%) .NET
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.00%) B2B

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.00%) Sage CRM
2 1 (5.00%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) EDMS
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (10.00%) QlikView
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) ERwin
1 1 (5.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (55.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (30.00%) Retail
3 5 (25.00%) Marketing
4 3 (15.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (15.00%) Electronics
4 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Desktop Support
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) iOS Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Data Architect
5 2 (10.00%) QlikView Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Lead Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Customer Services Manager
6 1 (5.00%) IT Support
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Data Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Mechanical Design Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Mechanical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) DTV
1 3 (15.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (20.00%) CRM
2 4 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) B2B
3 3 (15.00%) User Stories
3 3 (15.00%) iOS Development
4 2 (10.00%) Data Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.00%) ETL
4 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (5.00%) Data Mapping
5 1 (5.00%) Information Management
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C#
1 3 (15.00%) Objective-C
1 3 (15.00%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
2 2 (10.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) SAP
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Siebel
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) Ab Initio
4 1 (5.00%) Teradata
4 1 (5.00%) Netezza
4 1 (5.00%) DataFlux
4 1 (5.00%) Talend
4 1 (5.00%) Hortonworks
4 1 (5.00%) Informatica
4 1 (5.00%) Embarcadero
4 1 (5.00%) Sage