The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 82
Contract jobs citing FMCG 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - - 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £330
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 Edinburgh with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 285 452 316
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 31.39% 29.76% 21.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 224 189
Median daily rate £381 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.29% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £288 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 6
Median hourly rate £52.17 £39.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.76% +129.41%  
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 Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

FMCG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FMCG in Edinburgh