The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 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)
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 114 120
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6  
Contract jobs citing FMCG 2 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.094% 0.36% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 1.38% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 14
Median daily rate £325 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.52% -10.52%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £434
% change year-on-year +6.25% -7.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 - -

FMCG is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 674 650 698
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 31.75% 26.27% 26.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 356 403
Median daily rate £354 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.56% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 60 59
Median hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.89% -8.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £48.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

FMCG
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing FMCG as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for FMCG in the East of England

FMCG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FMCG in the East of England

FMCG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FMCG in the East of England

FMCG
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Hertfordshire -2 2 £325 -23.52% 1
FMCG
England

FMCG
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 across the East of England region with a requirement for FMCG.

1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Retail
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) OOD
2 2 (33.33%) Maven
2 2 (33.33%) Logistics
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Embarcadero
2 2 (33.33%) Borland
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Ant
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Delphi
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) WPF
2 2 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)

FMCG
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Ant
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Gradle
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) Maven
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Supply Chain Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Developer
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Actionable Insight
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) ATDD
1 2 (33.33%) BDD
1 2 (33.33%) Complexity Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps
1 2 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
1 2 (33.33%) Logistics
1 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
1 2 (33.33%) OO
1 2 (33.33%) OOD
1 2 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 2 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Clojure
2 2 (33.33%) Delphi
2 2 (33.33%) Go
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Rust
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Ansible
1 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Borland
2 2 (33.33%) Embarcadero