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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 43 37 38
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing FMCG 3 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.78% 0.89% 2.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.50% 4.29% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
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£600 £525 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +55.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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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
120 70 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 31.09% 20.83% 33.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 48 53
Average daily rate £355 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £138 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 19
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.49 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.32% -21.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £16.25 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £17.27 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.69 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -35.67%

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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 9 (75.00%) CRM
1 9 (75.00%) Marketing
1 9 (75.00%) Retail
2 8 (66.67%) User Stories
3 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 4 (33.33%) Validation
6 3 (25.00%) UML
6 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) User Experience
7 2 (16.67%) Front Office
7 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 2 (16.67%) .NET
7 2 (16.67%) C#
8 1 (8.33%) HTML
8 1 (8.33%) SAP
8 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
8 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
8 1 (8.33%) SAP CO
8 1 (8.33%) Rapid Prototyping
8 1 (8.33%) Axure RP

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP CO
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Axure RP
General
1 9 (75.00%) Retail
1 9 (75.00%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Product Owner
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Product Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior User Experience Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) CRM
2 8 (66.67%) User Stories
3 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 4 (33.33%) Validation
5 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) UML
6 1 (8.33%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) SAP