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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
UK
Rank 459 444 370
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -74
Contract jobs citing FMCG 135 189 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.36% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% 1.18% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 78 154
Median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £275 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £27.00 £24.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.34% +46.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £24.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £123.40 £24.25 £31.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 - -

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
14046 16078 15511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.97% 30.92% 30.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9033 10402 9583
Median daily rate £444 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 555 579 635
Median hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.47 £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.10 £53.40 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-23.40% +25.11%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -9 130 £423 -0.58% 68
London -17 66 £425 -5.55% 27
South East +4 19 £238 -45.21% 8
North West +18 17 £413 +3.12% 6
Manchester +12 12 £413 +3.12% 2
Berkshire +17 9 £375 -14.28%
South West +14 7 £331 -14.51% 1
West Midlands +3 5 £365 -14.11% 9
West Yorkshire +19 4 £556 +93.47% 3
Yorkshire +18 4 £556 +93.47% 9
Wiltshire - 4 £450 - 1
Kent - 4 £225 - 1
Swindon - 4 £450 - 1
Reading +9 3 - -
Hampshire +8 3 £190 -65.45%
Southampton +6 3 £190 -65.45%
Birmingham +4 3 £338 - 6
Maidenhead 0 3 £250 -
Durham 0 3 - -
East Midlands 0 3 £413 +50.00% 6
North East -11 3 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £225 -
Bristol +7 2 £211 -45.48%
Nottinghamshire +4 2 £406 +96.96% 1
Leeds +3 2 £569 +152.77% 2
Buckinghamshire 0 2 £600 +14.28%
East of England -2 2 £325 -16.12% 2
Hertfordshire -3 2 £325 -7.14% 2
Merseyside -9 2 £400 - 2
Scotland - 2 - -

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 98 (32.24%) SAP
2 79 (25.99%) Retail
3 63 (20.72%) Manufacturing
4 60 (19.74%) ERP
5 55 (18.09%) Project Management
6 48 (15.79%) Finance
7 45 (14.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 40 (13.16%) Pharmaceutical
9 39 (12.83%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (12.50%) Marketing
11 34 (11.18%) SQL
12 33 (10.86%) Migration
13 30 (9.87%) Analytics
14 29 (9.54%) Microsoft
15 28 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
16 27 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
17 26 (8.55%) E-Commerce
18 23 (7.57%) MS Excel
19 21 (6.91%) MS Office
19 21 (6.91%) Logistics
20 20 (6.58%) Data Analysis
21 19 (6.25%) Data Migration
22 17 (5.59%) Continuous Improvement
22 17 (5.59%) Business Analysis
23 16 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
23 16 (5.26%) Tableau
23 16 (5.26%) Change Management
24 15 (4.93%) Digital Marketing
25 14 (4.61%) Data Quality
25 14 (4.61%) SAP PP

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 (3.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.64%) CMS
3 4 (1.32%) SAS
4 2 (0.66%) Apache
4 2 (0.66%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.33%) Drupal
5 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.33%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.33%) Quickr
5 1 (0.33%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (7.57%) MS Excel
2 21 (6.91%) MS Office
3 16 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.30%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (1.64%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (1.64%) Photoshop
6 4 (1.32%) MS Project
7 3 (0.99%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.66%) 3ds Max
8 2 (0.66%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 14 (4.61%) SAP PP
2 9 (2.96%) SAP PP-PI
3 8 (2.63%) Sprinklr
4 7 (2.30%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (1.97%) Movex
5 6 (1.97%) SAP APO
5 6 (1.97%) SAP CO
6 5 (1.64%) SAP SD
7 4 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (1.32%) SAP Retail
8 3 (0.99%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 3 (0.99%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.99%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.99%) SAP PLM
8 3 (0.99%) SAP SCM
9 2 (0.66%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.66%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.66%) SAP LE
9 2 (0.66%) SAP MM
9 2 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (2.63%) Office 365
2 5 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.66%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.66%) PaaS
3 2 (0.66%) SaaS
3 2 (0.66%) Veeva
3 2 (0.66%) Yammer
4 1 (0.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.32%) Intranet
2 3 (0.99%) VoIP
3 2 (0.66%) Firewall
3 2 (0.66%) Network Security
3 2 (0.66%) WebEx
4 1 (0.33%) Internet
4 1 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.33%) LAN
4 1 (0.33%) Skype
4 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.33%) VPN
4 1 (0.33%) WAN
4 1 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (2.30%) Big Data
3 6 (1.97%) MySQL
3 6 (1.97%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.99%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.99%) QlikView
7 2 (0.66%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.66%) Power BI
7 2 (0.66%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.33%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.33%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.33%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.33%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.33%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.32%) Jenkins
1 4 (1.32%) JIRA
2 3 (0.99%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.66%) Ant
3 2 (0.66%) Gradle
3 2 (0.66%) Maven
3 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.33%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.33%) LSMW
General
1 79 (25.99%) Retail
2 63 (20.72%) Manufacturing
3 48 (15.79%) Finance
4 40 (13.16%) Pharmaceutical
5 38 (12.50%) Marketing
6 10 (3.29%) Legal
7 7 (2.30%) Games
8 6 (1.97%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.32%) Advertising
10 2 (0.66%) Back Office
10 2 (0.66%) Banking
10 2 (0.66%) Electronics
10 2 (0.66%) Publishing
11 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.33%) Billing
11 1 (0.33%) French Language
11 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 60 (19.74%) Consultant
2 58 (19.08%) Analyst
3 46 (15.13%) Project Manager
4 35 (11.51%) SAP Consultant
5 26 (8.55%) Business Analyst
6 25 (8.22%) Developer
7 19 (6.25%) Data Analyst
8 18 (5.92%) Architect
9 14 (4.61%) Digital Project Manager
9 14 (4.61%) IT Manager
10 13 (4.28%) SAP PP Consultant
11 12 (3.95%) SAP Manager
12 10 (3.29%) SAP Analyst
13 7 (2.30%) DBA
13 7 (2.30%) Senior Architect
14 6 (1.97%) Data Migration Analyst
14 6 (1.97%) Infrastructure Architect
14 6 (1.97%) Programme Manager
14 6 (1.97%) SAP MM Consultant
14 6 (1.97%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.64%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 3 (0.99%) .NET
2 3 (0.99%) HTML
2 3 (0.99%) jQuery
3 2 (0.66%) EDI
3 2 (0.66%) J2EE
3 2 (0.66%) JSON
3 2 (0.66%) Spring
3 2 (0.66%) WPF
4 1 (0.33%) ATL
4 1 (0.33%) CSS
4 1 (0.33%) EDIFACT
4 1 (0.33%) Mason
4 1 (0.33%) Middleware
4 1 (0.33%) Node.js
4 1 (0.33%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (0.33%) Visualforce
4 1 (0.33%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (0.33%) Web Services
4 1 (0.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.28%) Social Media
3 10 (3.29%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.30%) Algorithms
5 5 (1.64%) Credit Risk
6 3 (0.99%) LIMS
6 3 (0.99%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.99%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.66%) Animation
7 2 (0.66%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.66%) Replication
7 2 (0.66%) User Experience
8 1 (0.33%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.33%) EPoS
8 1 (0.33%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.33%) Life Science
8 1 (0.33%) SCADA
8 1 (0.33%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.33%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.32%) Linux
1 4 (1.32%) Windows
2 2 (0.66%) Windows Server
2 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.33%) SUSE
3 1 (0.33%) Unix
3 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (19.74%) ERP
2 55 (18.09%) Project Management
3 45 (14.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (12.83%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (10.86%) Migration
6 30 (9.87%) Analytics
7 28 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
8 26 (8.55%) E-Commerce
9 21 (6.91%) Logistics
10 20 (6.58%) Data Analysis
11 19 (6.25%) Data Migration
12 17 (5.59%) Business Analysis
12 17 (5.59%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (5.26%) Change Management
14 15 (4.93%) Digital Marketing
15 13 (4.28%) Risk Management
16 12 (3.95%) Web Analytics
17 11 (3.62%) Data Modelling
17 11 (3.62%) Data Visualisation
17 11 (3.62%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 34 (11.18%) SQL
2 8 (2.63%) C#
3 7 (2.30%) Java
3 7 (2.30%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.97%) Python
4 6 (1.97%) VBA
5 5 (1.64%) C
5 5 (1.64%) R
6 2 (0.66%) Clojure
6 2 (0.66%) Delphi
6 2 (0.66%) Go
6 2 (0.66%) PHP
6 2 (0.66%) Rust
6 2 (0.66%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.33%) ABAP
7 1 (0.33%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.33%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.33%) PHP 5
7 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (3.29%) Degree
2 5 (1.64%) PhD
2 5 (1.64%) PMP
3 4 (1.32%) CISA
4 3 (0.99%) CRISC
5 2 (0.66%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.33%) ACCA
6 1 (0.33%) CHECK Team Leader
6 1 (0.33%) CHECK Team Member
6 1 (0.33%) CIMA
6 1 (0.33%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.33%) HND
6 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.33%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.61%) Data Quality
2 12 (3.95%) GMP
3 10 (3.29%) QA
3 10 (3.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (2.30%) GxP
5 4 (1.32%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 3 (0.99%) GCP
6 3 (0.99%) GLP
6 3 (0.99%) SLA
7 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (0.99%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.33%) Docker
2 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (1.32%) Puppet
2 2 (0.66%) Ansible
2 2 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.66%) SCCM
2 2 (0.66%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 1 (0.33%) FlexNet
3 1 (0.33%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 98 (32.24%) SAP
2 29 (9.54%) Microsoft
3 16 (5.26%) Tableau
4 7 (2.30%) Adobe
4 7 (2.30%) JD Edwards
5 5 (1.64%) DoubleClick
5 5 (1.64%) Facebook
6 4 (1.32%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (1.32%) Oracle
7 3 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.66%) Ab Initio
8 2 (0.66%) Anaplan
8 2 (0.66%) Borland
8 2 (0.66%) Embarcadero
8 2 (0.66%) Google
8 2 (0.66%) IBM
8 2 (0.66%) Rackspace
8 2 (0.66%) Saba
8 2 (0.66%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.66%) Teradata
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