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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 107 97 103
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing FMCG 7 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.094% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.10% 0.39% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £250 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -44.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £433
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £37.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-29.66% +33.92%
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
637 513 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.37% 24.05% 21.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 288 201
Average daily rate £360 £325 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £214 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £454 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 39 48
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.49 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.80% -12.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.87 £12.35 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

FMCG
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FMCG across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 6 - -
Coventry - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
FMCG
England

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) Logistics
4 6 (46.15%) Retail
4 6 (46.15%) C
4 6 (46.15%) Java
4 6 (46.15%) UNIX
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
4 6 (46.15%) webMethods
4 6 (46.15%) Time Management
4 6 (46.15%) RedPrairie
5 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
6 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
7 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (15.38%) SAP Implementation
7 2 (15.38%) Windows CE
7 2 (15.38%) C#
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 2 (15.38%) SAP
8 1 (7.69%) ITIL
8 1 (7.69%) SAP SD
8 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (7.69%) SAP MM
8 1 (7.69%) SAP WM
8 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
8 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
8 1 (7.69%) Citrix
8 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP SD
1 1 (7.69%) SAP MM
1 1 (7.69%) SAP WM
1 1 (7.69%) SAP SCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (46.15%) Retail
2 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile Developer
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Mobile Developer
1 2 (15.38%) SAP Consultant
1 2 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) Developer
1 2 (15.38%) Consultant
1 2 (15.38%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Supply Chain Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) SAP WM Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) UNIX
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (15.38%) Windows CE
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Logistics
3 6 (46.15%) Time Management
4 2 (15.38%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) webMethods
1 6 (46.15%) RedPrairie
2 2 (15.38%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
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