The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 451 432 400
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -32
Contract jobs citing FMCG 172 219 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.40% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.06% 1.19% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 90 141
Median daily rate £435 £433 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £311 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £586
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £475 £388
% change year-on-year
-13.15% +22.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 11
Median hourly rate £21.00 £31.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.25% +34.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.20 £23.15 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.20 £51.45 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £5.00 £46.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-89.30% +24.66%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16196 18398 17909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.54% 33.32% 31.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10494 11565 11376
Median daily rate £430 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +4.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 575 788 744
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.06 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.53 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +15.79%

FMCG
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing FMCG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

FMCG Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FMCG
Daily Rate Trend

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

FMCG Daily Rate Trend in the UK

FMCG
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FMCG within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

FMCG Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

FMCG
Hourly Rate Trend

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

FMCG Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

FMCG
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FMCG within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

FMCG Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

FMCG
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -23 160 £435 -1.97% 57
London -35 92 £488 +14.36% 23
North West +4 19 £463 -15.90% 6
South East +3 13 £238 -54.76% 11
Manchester -3 12 £475 +18.75% 4
West Midlands -7 8 £440 -2.22% 6
East Midlands -1 7 £406 +8.33% 3
East of England +5 6 £575 +72.93% 1
Berkshire -1 6 £250 -48.45% 8
Nottinghamshire - 6 £400 - 1
Yorkshire +16 5 £388 -10.14% 1
City of London -3 5 £431 +50.00% 1
Scotland +13 4 £388 +29.16% 1
Glasgow +4 4 £388 - 1
Hertfordshire +2 4 £550 +61.76% 1
South Yorkshire -11 4 £388 -10.14%
Coventry - 4 £500 -
South West +18 3 £269 -48.80% 5
Surrey +4 3 £600 +51.89%
Maidenhead +3 3 £250 - 2
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £550 -
Kent - 3 £225 -
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £225 -
North East - 3 £438 - 1
Liverpool +8 2 £400 -
Bracknell +4 2 - - 2
Merseyside -1 2 £400 -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Norwich - 2 £650 -
Bury - 2 £475 -

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing FMCG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for FMCG.

1 106 (31.64%) SAP
2 88 (26.27%) Retail
3 84 (25.07%) Manufacturing
4 68 (20.30%) Project Management
5 62 (18.51%) ERP
6 51 (15.22%) Pharmaceutical
7 49 (14.63%) Finance
8 45 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 42 (12.54%) Marketing
10 36 (10.75%) Microsoft
10 36 (10.75%) Analytics
11 34 (10.15%) Migration
12 33 (9.85%) SQL
13 30 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
13 30 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
14 26 (7.76%) MS Excel
15 25 (7.46%) MS Office
16 23 (6.87%) Change Management
16 23 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
17 22 (6.57%) E-Commerce
18 21 (6.27%) Data Migration
19 20 (5.97%) Data Analysis
19 20 (5.97%) MS PowerPoint
19 20 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
20 19 (5.67%) Logistics
21 18 (5.37%) Procure-to-Pay
22 17 (5.07%) Validation
22 17 (5.07%) Business Analysis
22 17 (5.07%) Digital Marketing
23 16 (4.78%) Process Improvement

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (2.99%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.79%) SAS
3 5 (1.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (1.49%) CMS
4 4 (1.19%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.90%) IBM Notes
5 3 (0.90%) Quickr
6 2 (0.60%) Drupal
7 1 (0.30%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.30%) IIS
7 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.30%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.30%) SAP EP
7 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (7.76%) MS Excel
2 25 (7.46%) MS Office
3 20 (5.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (3.28%) MS Visio
5 10 (2.99%) MS Project
6 5 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (1.49%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.60%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.30%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.30%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.30%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.09%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (2.09%) SAP SD
2 6 (1.79%) Movex
2 6 (1.79%) SAP SRM
2 6 (1.79%) Sprinklr
3 5 (1.49%) SAP APO
3 5 (1.49%) SAP LE
3 5 (1.49%) SAP PP
4 4 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (1.19%) SAP FI
4 4 (1.19%) SAP MM
4 4 (1.19%) SAP PP-PI
5 3 (0.90%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.90%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.90%) SAP GRC
5 3 (0.90%) SAP MII
5 3 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.90%) SAP Retail
6 2 (0.60%) Bankmaster
6 2 (0.60%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (2.39%) Office 365
2 5 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.19%) Basecamp
3 4 (1.19%) G Suite
3 4 (1.19%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.60%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.60%) SaaS
4 2 (0.60%) Veeva
5 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.30%) AdWords
5 1 (0.30%) IaaS
5 1 (0.30%) PaaS
5 1 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.30%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.09%) VoIP
2 4 (1.19%) WebEx
3 3 (0.90%) Firewall
3 3 (0.90%) Intranet
3 3 (0.90%) LAN
3 3 (0.90%) Skype
3 3 (0.90%) WAN
4 1 (0.30%) Broadband
4 1 (0.30%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.30%) SAN
4 1 (0.30%) VLAN
4 1 (0.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.28%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.39%) Big Data
4 5 (1.49%) SAP BW
4 5 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (1.19%) SAP HANA
5 4 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.90%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.90%) QlikView
6 3 (0.90%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (0.60%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.60%) MySQL
7 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.30%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.30%) DB2
8 1 (0.30%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (0.30%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 6 (1.79%) JIRA
2 4 (1.19%) LSMW
3 3 (0.90%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.90%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.60%) Ant
4 2 (0.60%) Gradle
4 2 (0.60%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.60%) Maven
General
1 88 (26.27%) Retail
2 84 (25.07%) Manufacturing
3 51 (15.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 49 (14.63%) Finance
5 42 (12.54%) Marketing
6 10 (2.99%) Legal
7 9 (2.69%) Games
8 7 (2.09%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.19%) Electronics
10 3 (0.90%) Publishing
11 2 (0.60%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.60%) Back Office
12 1 (0.30%) Advertising
12 1 (0.30%) Banking
12 1 (0.30%) Brand Awareness
12 1 (0.30%) French Language
12 1 (0.30%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.30%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 62 (18.51%) Analyst
2 60 (17.91%) Consultant
3 52 (15.52%) Project Manager
4 39 (11.64%) SAP Consultant
5 25 (7.46%) Architect
5 25 (7.46%) Business Analyst
6 24 (7.16%) Developer
7 18 (5.37%) Data Analyst
8 13 (3.88%) SAP Analyst
8 13 (3.88%) SAP Manager
9 12 (3.58%) IT Manager
10 10 (2.99%) Infrastructure Architect
11 9 (2.69%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (2.39%) Digital Project Manager
12 8 (2.39%) Senior Architect
13 7 (2.09%) Data Scientist
13 7 (2.09%) Programme Manager
14 6 (1.79%) Data Migration Analyst
14 6 (1.79%) DBA
14 6 (1.79%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.39%) HTML
2 6 (1.79%) .NET
3 5 (1.49%) CSS
4 3 (0.90%) BAPI
4 3 (0.90%) Middleware
4 3 (0.90%) SAP Core Interface
4 3 (0.90%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (0.60%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.60%) jQuery
5 2 (0.60%) WPF
5 2 (0.60%) XML
6 1 (0.30%) ADO.NET
6 1 (0.30%) COM
6 1 (0.30%) EDI
6 1 (0.30%) EDIFACT
6 1 (0.30%) JSON
6 1 (0.30%) Mason
6 1 (0.30%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.30%) Visualforce
6 1 (0.30%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.28%) Social Media
3 9 (2.69%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.69%) Visualisation
4 7 (2.09%) Algorithms
4 7 (2.09%) Data Extraction
5 6 (1.79%) Mathematics
5 6 (1.79%) Statistics
5 6 (1.79%) User Experience
6 5 (1.49%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.19%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.19%) SCADA
8 3 (0.90%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.90%) Data Conversion
8 3 (0.90%) LIMS
8 3 (0.90%) Neural Network
9 2 (0.60%) Animation
9 2 (0.60%) Life Science
9 2 (0.60%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.09%) Windows
2 4 (1.19%) Linux
3 3 (0.90%) Windows 7
3 3 (0.90%) Windows Server
3 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.60%) Unix
5 1 (0.30%) AIX
5 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.30%) SUSE
5 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (20.30%) Project Management
2 62 (18.51%) ERP
3 45 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (10.75%) Analytics
5 34 (10.15%) Migration
6 30 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (6.87%) Change Management
8 22 (6.57%) E-Commerce
9 21 (6.27%) Data Migration
10 20 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
10 20 (5.97%) Data Analysis
11 19 (5.67%) Logistics
12 18 (5.37%) Procure-to-Pay
13 17 (5.07%) Business Analysis
13 17 (5.07%) Digital Marketing
13 17 (5.07%) Validation
14 16 (4.78%) Process Improvement
15 13 (3.88%) ETL
15 13 (3.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 33 (9.85%) SQL
2 11 (3.28%) JavaScript
3 9 (2.69%) Python
4 8 (2.39%) R
5 7 (2.09%) C#
6 6 (1.79%) VBA
7 5 (1.49%) ABAP
7 5 (1.49%) Java
8 3 (0.90%) PHP
9 2 (0.60%) C
9 2 (0.60%) Clojure
9 2 (0.60%) Delphi
9 2 (0.60%) Go
9 2 (0.60%) Rust
9 2 (0.60%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.30%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.30%) PHP 5
10 1 (0.30%) RPG IV
10 1 (0.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (3.28%) Degree
2 8 (2.39%) SAP Certification
3 7 (2.09%) PhD
4 4 (1.19%) PMP
5 2 (0.60%) ACCA
5 2 (0.60%) CISA
5 2 (0.60%) CRISC
5 2 (0.60%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.30%) CHECK Team Leader
6 1 (0.30%) CHECK Team Member
6 1 (0.30%) CIMA
6 1 (0.30%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.48%) Data Quality
2 13 (3.88%) GxP
3 12 (3.58%) GMP
3 12 (3.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (3.28%) QA
5 3 (0.90%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 3 (0.90%) GCP
5 3 (0.90%) GLP
6 2 (0.60%) Actionable Recommendations
6 2 (0.60%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.30%) UAG
2 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.30%) XenApp
2 1 (0.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (0.60%) Ansible
1 2 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.60%) Puppet
1 2 (0.60%) SCCM
2 1 (0.30%) FlexNet
Vendors
1 106 (31.64%) SAP
2 36 (10.75%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.48%) Adobe
3 15 (4.48%) Tableau
4 8 (2.39%) Google
5 7 (2.09%) JD Edwards
5 7 (2.09%) Oracle
6 5 (1.49%) Ab Initio
6 5 (1.49%) DoubleClick
6 5 (1.49%) Facebook
7 4 (1.19%) Saba
7 4 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.90%) Lotus
8 3 (0.90%) Teradata
8 3 (0.90%) Workday
9 2 (0.60%) Borland
9 2 (0.60%) Embarcadero
9 2 (0.60%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.60%) Rackspace
9 2 (0.60%) ServiceNow
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £475 - 500 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Experis IT
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Montash
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ECOM
Rate: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Elevate Direct
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick
Networx
Rate: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 7 days ago