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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
UK
Rank 453 422 387
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -35
Contract jobs citing FMCG 142 193 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.39% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.97% 1.18% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 84 132
Median daily rate £429 £428 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.29% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £316 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £463 £429
% change year-on-year
-9.45% +7.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Median hourly rate £27.00 £41.38 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.74% +106.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £27.68 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £123.40 £55.08 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £58.50 -
% change year-on-year
-53.84% -

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
14575 16366 15633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.49% 32.73% 31.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9302 10380 9770
Median daily rate £438 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 692 654
Median hourly rate £20.50 £21.98 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% +23.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £50.99 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +22.85%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 -28 136 £429 +0.29% 50
London -16 79 £450 +5.88% 21
South East -10 19 £341 -33.41% 9
North West +15 13 £425 -22.72% 3
Berkshire +11 9 £375 -25.00%
West Midlands -1 8 £393 -7.64% 7
Manchester +7 7 £425 +6.25% 2
City of London +6 4 £431 +2.98% 4
East Midlands 0 4 £406 +96.96% 2
Maidenhead -1 4 £250 -
Kent - 4 £225 - 1
Scotland +25 3 £388 -
Yorkshire +16 3 £600 +54.83% 2
Glasgow +14 3 £388 -
East of England 0 3 £488 +39.28% 3
Nottinghamshire 0 3 £400 +190.90%
Birmingham -3 3 £338 - 5
Coventry - 3 £500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £225 -
Surrey +13 2 £625 +44.17% 1
Reading +11 2 - -
South West +8 2 £211 -59.76% 3
Bristol +7 2 £211 -59.76%
Buckinghamshire +1 2 £600 +14.28% 3
Merseyside -3 2 £400 -
South Yorkshire -7 2 - - 1
Liverpool - 2 £400 -
Norwich - 2 £650 -
Bury - 2 £475 -
Bracknell - 2 - -

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 95 (30.25%) SAP
2 86 (27.39%) Retail
3 73 (23.25%) Manufacturing
4 63 (20.06%) Project Management
5 60 (19.11%) ERP
6 53 (16.88%) Finance
7 50 (15.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 43 (13.69%) Marketing
9 41 (13.06%) Pharmaceutical
10 35 (11.15%) Migration
10 35 (11.15%) Analytics
11 33 (10.51%) Agile Software Development
12 32 (10.19%) Microsoft
12 32 (10.19%) SQL
13 30 (9.55%) Business Intelligence
14 25 (7.96%) MS Excel
15 24 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
16 21 (6.69%) MS Office
16 21 (6.69%) Data Analysis
17 20 (6.37%) Logistics
17 20 (6.37%) Data Migration
17 20 (6.37%) E-Commerce
18 19 (6.05%) Change Management
18 19 (6.05%) Business Analysis
18 19 (6.05%) MS PowerPoint
19 18 (5.73%) Digital Marketing
19 18 (5.73%) Continuous Improvement
20 15 (4.78%) Validation
20 15 (4.78%) Tableau
21 14 (4.46%) Data Quality

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 (3.18%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.59%) SAS
3 4 (1.27%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.96%) IBM Notes
4 3 (0.96%) Quickr
4 3 (0.96%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.64%) Apache
5 2 (0.64%) Drupal
6 1 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.32%) CMS
6 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.32%) IIS
6 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.32%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 25 (7.96%) MS Excel
2 21 (6.69%) MS Office
3 19 (6.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.55%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (1.59%) MS Project
5 5 (1.59%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.96%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.64%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.32%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.32%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.23%) SAP SD
1 7 (2.23%) Sprinklr
2 6 (1.91%) Movex
3 5 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (1.59%) SAP APO
3 5 (1.59%) SAP CO
3 5 (1.59%) SAP LE
3 5 (1.59%) SAP PP
4 4 (1.27%) SAP FI
4 4 (1.27%) SAP MM
4 4 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (1.27%) SAP PP-PI
4 4 (1.27%) SAP Retail
5 3 (0.96%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 3 (0.96%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.96%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.96%) SAP MII
6 2 (0.64%) SAP PLM
6 2 (0.64%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (2.55%) Office 365
2 5 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.27%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.64%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.64%) Veeva
5 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.32%) AdWords
5 1 (0.32%) IaaS
5 1 (0.32%) PaaS
5 1 (0.32%) SaaS
5 1 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.91%) VoIP
2 4 (1.27%) Intranet
3 3 (0.96%) LAN
3 3 (0.96%) Skype
3 3 (0.96%) WAN
3 3 (0.96%) WebEx
4 2 (0.64%) Firewall
5 1 (0.32%) Broadband
5 1 (0.32%) Network Security
5 1 (0.32%) VPN
5 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.55%) Big Data
2 8 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.91%) MySQL
3 6 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.96%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.96%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (0.96%) SAP HANA
5 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.64%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.64%) QlikView
6 2 (0.64%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.32%) DB2
7 1 (0.32%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (1.27%) Jenkins
1 4 (1.27%) JIRA
1 4 (1.27%) LSMW
2 3 (0.96%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.96%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.64%) Ant
3 2 (0.64%) Gradle
3 2 (0.64%) Maven
4 1 (0.32%) Axure RP
General
1 86 (27.39%) Retail
2 73 (23.25%) Manufacturing
3 53 (16.88%) Finance
4 43 (13.69%) Marketing
5 41 (13.06%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (3.18%) Legal
7 8 (2.55%) Games
7 8 (2.55%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.59%) Electronics
9 2 (0.64%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.64%) Back Office
9 2 (0.64%) Banking
9 2 (0.64%) Publishing
10 1 (0.32%) Advertising
10 1 (0.32%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.32%) French Language
10 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.32%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 63 (20.06%) Analyst
2 51 (16.24%) Consultant
3 50 (15.92%) Project Manager
4 29 (9.24%) SAP Consultant
5 28 (8.92%) Business Analyst
6 22 (7.01%) Developer
7 20 (6.37%) Architect
8 18 (5.73%) Data Analyst
9 12 (3.82%) IT Manager
9 12 (3.82%) SAP Analyst
10 11 (3.50%) SAP Manager
11 9 (2.87%) Digital Project Manager
11 9 (2.87%) Infrastructure Architect
12 7 (2.23%) DBA
12 7 (2.23%) Senior Architect
12 7 (2.23%) SQL Analyst
13 6 (1.91%) Analytics Manager
13 6 (1.91%) Data Consultant
13 6 (1.91%) Data Scientist
13 6 (1.91%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.91%) HTML
2 5 (1.59%) .NET
2 5 (1.59%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 3 (0.96%) BAPI
3 3 (0.96%) Middleware
3 3 (0.96%) SAP Core Interface
4 2 (0.64%) CSS
4 2 (0.64%) J2EE
4 2 (0.64%) jQuery
4 2 (0.64%) JSON
4 2 (0.64%) Spring
4 2 (0.64%) WPF
4 2 (0.64%) XML
5 1 (0.32%) ADO.NET
5 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.32%) ATL
5 1 (0.32%) EDI
5 1 (0.32%) EDIFACT
5 1 (0.32%) Mason
5 1 (0.32%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.82%) Social Media
3 11 (3.50%) Visualisation
4 10 (3.18%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.23%) Algorithms
5 7 (2.23%) Mathematics
6 6 (1.91%) Data Extraction
7 5 (1.59%) Credit Risk
7 5 (1.59%) Statistics
7 5 (1.59%) User Experience
8 4 (1.27%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.27%) SCADA
9 3 (0.96%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.96%) LIMS
9 3 (0.96%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.96%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.64%) Animation
10 2 (0.64%) Data Conversion
10 2 (0.64%) Life Science
10 2 (0.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.23%) Windows
2 4 (1.27%) Linux
2 4 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (0.96%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.64%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.32%) AIX
5 1 (0.32%) SUSE
5 1 (0.32%) Unix
5 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (20.06%) Project Management
2 60 (19.11%) ERP
3 50 (15.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (11.15%) Analytics
4 35 (11.15%) Migration
5 33 (10.51%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (9.55%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (6.69%) Data Analysis
8 20 (6.37%) Data Migration
8 20 (6.37%) E-Commerce
8 20 (6.37%) Logistics
9 19 (6.05%) Business Analysis
9 19 (6.05%) Change Management
10 18 (5.73%) Continuous Improvement
10 18 (5.73%) Digital Marketing
11 15 (4.78%) Validation
12 14 (4.46%) ETL
13 13 (4.14%) Procure-to-Pay
14 12 (3.82%) Data Modelling
14 12 (3.82%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 32 (10.19%) SQL
2 8 (2.55%) C#
2 8 (2.55%) JavaScript
3 7 (2.23%) Java
3 7 (2.23%) Python
3 7 (2.23%) VBA
4 6 (1.91%) R
5 5 (1.59%) ABAP
6 3 (0.96%) PHP
6 3 (0.96%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.64%) C
7 2 (0.64%) Clojure
7 2 (0.64%) Delphi
7 2 (0.64%) Go
7 2 (0.64%) Rust
8 1 (0.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.32%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.32%) PHP 5
8 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (3.18%) Degree
2 5 (1.59%) PhD
3 4 (1.27%) PMP
4 2 (0.64%) CISA
4 2 (0.64%) CRISC
4 2 (0.64%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.64%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.32%) ACCA
5 1 (0.32%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (0.32%) CHECK Team Member
5 1 (0.32%) CIMA
5 1 (0.32%) CREST Certified
5 1 (0.32%) HND
5 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.46%) Data Quality
1 14 (4.46%) GMP
2 13 (4.14%) QA
3 11 (3.50%) GxP
4 10 (3.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 3 (0.96%) GCP
6 3 (0.96%) GLP
7 2 (0.64%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.64%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.32%) UAG
2 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (1.27%) Puppet
2 2 (0.64%) Ansible
2 2 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.64%) SCCM
3 1 (0.32%) FlexNet
3 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 95 (30.25%) SAP
2 32 (10.19%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.78%) Tableau
4 11 (3.50%) Adobe
5 8 (2.55%) Oracle
6 5 (1.59%) DoubleClick
6 5 (1.59%) Facebook
7 4 (1.27%) Google
7 4 (1.27%) JD Edwards
8 3 (0.96%) Ab Initio
8 3 (0.96%) Lotus
8 3 (0.96%) Saba
9 2 (0.64%) Borland
9 2 (0.64%) Embarcadero
9 2 (0.64%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.64%) Rackspace
9 2 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.64%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.64%) Teradata
10 1 (0.32%) IBM
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