The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 143 112 116
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +4
Contract jobs citing FMCG 6 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 0.86% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Median daily rate £380 £275 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.18% -24.13%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-40.90% -26.66%
FMCG
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
959 701 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.60% 27.91% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 429 363
Median daily rate £380 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £237 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £590 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +7.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 68 60
Median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.85 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.88%

FMCG
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

FMCG Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

FMCG
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

FMCG Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

FMCG
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FMCG across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

FMCG Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

FMCG
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

FMCG Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

FMCG
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
Coventry - 3 £353 -
Warwickshire - 2 £319 -
Staffordshire -2 1 £380 -5.00%
Birmingham -8 1 £380 - 1
FMCG
England

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for FMCG.

1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Lotus
3 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Intranet
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware
3 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) EDI
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) HTML

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (10.00%) Quickr
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Infor LN
1 1 (10.00%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (10.00%) Intranet
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) Skype
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) QlikView
General
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) IT Manager
1 4 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Finance Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Manager
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Supply Chain Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) EDI
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Data Conversion
1 1 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) Logistics
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Infor
2 1 (10.00%) Lotus
2 1 (10.00%) Rackspace