Period
to 13 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FMCG over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 245 250 230
Rank change year-on-year +5 -20 +18
Contract jobs citing FMCG 11 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.15% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.26% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
City of London median daily rate £550 £260 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +111.54% -36.97% +17.86%
10th Percentile £518 £217 £293
90th Percentile £583 £575 £497
Central London median daily rate £475 £260 £413
% change year-on-year +82.69% -36.97% -28.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median hourly rate - £30.50 -
Central London median hourly rate - £30.50 -

FMCG is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,947 3,078 2,636
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 41.29% 42.83% 40.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,280 2,409 2,027
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £281 £319 £313
90th Percentile £713 £725 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 35 31
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £24.49 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.38% +28.87% -3.80%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.13 £12.89
90th Percentile £33.00 £33.92 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.38 £22.26 £18.45
% change year-on-year -12.95% +20.64% -6.58%

FMCG
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing FMCG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for FMCG in the City of London

FMCG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing FMCG in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for FMCG in the City of London

FMCG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FMCG in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing FMCG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for FMCG.

1 6 (54.55%) Retail
2 4 (36.36%) SAP
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (27.27%) SAS
3 3 (27.27%) EPoS
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) VBA
3 3 (27.27%) Statistics
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) Customer Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Business Transformation
3 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (27.27%) Actionable Insight
3 3 (27.27%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (27.27%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (27.27%) Creative Thinking
3 3 (27.27%) Strategic Thinking
3 3 (27.27%) Customer-Centricity
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
4 2 (18.18%) SAP SD
5 1 (9.09%) SAP MM
5 1 (9.09%) SAP PP
5 1 (9.09%) Advertising
5 1 (9.09%) PMO
5 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (9.09%) User Experience
5 1 (9.09%) SAP QM

FMCG
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (27.27%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (18.18%) SAP SD
3 1 (9.09%) SAP MM
3 1 (9.09%) SAP PP
3 1 (9.09%) SAP QM
General
1 6 (54.55%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Insight Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Product Owner
1 3 (27.27%) SAP Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) SAP MM Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) SAP SD Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) PMO Lead
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) SAP MM Functional Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) SAP PP Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) SAP QM Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (27.27%) EPoS
2 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Actionable Insight
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) Business Transformation
1 3 (27.27%) Creative Thinking
1 3 (27.27%) Customer Analysis
1 3 (27.27%) Customer-Centricity
1 3 (27.27%) Statistics
1 3 (27.27%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
1 3 (27.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
1 3 (27.27%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) SAP