The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 45 34 32
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing FMCG 1 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.28% 1.20% 4.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.82% 5.97% 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Average daily rate
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- £600 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +52.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £415 £435
% change year-on-year
-9.63% -4.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £11.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+226.08% -14.81%
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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 Southampton region.

Miscellaneous Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
122 67 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 34.08% 20.06% 37.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 41 48
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 8
Average hourly rate £13.00 £21.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.22% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £16.25 £14.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £28.00 £23.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

FMCG
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

FMCG Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

FMCG
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

FMCG Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

FMCG
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

FMCG Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

FMCG
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 7 (63.64%) CRM
1 7 (63.64%) Marketing
1 7 (63.64%) Retail
2 6 (54.55%) User Stories
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (27.27%) User Experience
5 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
5 3 (27.27%) Validation
6 2 (18.18%) Front Office
6 2 (18.18%) .NET
6 2 (18.18%) C#
6 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
6 2 (18.18%) UML
6 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
7 1 (9.09%) HTML
7 1 (9.09%) SAP
7 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
7 1 (9.09%) SLA
7 1 (9.09%) Remedy
7 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
7 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (9.09%) Rapid Prototyping
7 1 (9.09%) Axure RP
7 1 (9.09%) SAP CO

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP CO
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Axure RP
General
1 7 (63.64%) Retail
1 7 (63.64%) Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Product Owner
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Lead Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Product Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) UX Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior UX Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) User Experience
3 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) CRM
2 6 (54.55%) User Stories
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 3 (27.27%) Validation
5 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) UML
6 1 (9.09%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) SAP
1 1 (9.09%) Remedy