Period
to 25 January 2022

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FMCG over the 6 months to 25 January 2022 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)
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 617 403 523
Rank change year-on-year -214 +120 +56
Contract jobs citing FMCG 149 148 214
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.43% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 1.35% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 100 146
10th Percentile £349 £309 £280
25th Percentile £377 £405 £371
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £516 £525 £494
Median % change year-on-year -1.67% +6.33% +16.18%
75th Percentile £609 £633 £600
90th Percentile £698 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £525 £494
% change year-on-year -4.76% +6.33% +16.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £75.00 £21.50
Median % change year-on-year - +248.84% -22.73%
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £75.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -75.33% +248.84% -6.52%

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 21,784 10,940 18,702
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.19% 31.83% 28.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,581 7,458 12,413
10th Percentile £300 £258 £260
25th Percentile £419 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +13.60% - -
75th Percentile £650 £600 £586
90th Percentile £750 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £470
% change year-on-year +10.53% +1.06% -1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 617 427 730
10th Percentile £12.48 £12.50 £12.00
25th Percentile £16.00 £17.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate £25.50 £26.51 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -3.81% +29.32% +1.25%
75th Percentile £49.25 £46.38 £43.75
90th Percentile £65.20 £58.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £26.27 £26.27 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +25.10% +5.00%

FMCG
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing FMCG as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for FMCG in England

FMCG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing FMCG in England.

Daily rate trend for FMCG in England

FMCG
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing FMCG in England over the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for FMCG in England

FMCG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing FMCG in England.

Hourly rate trend for FMCG in England

FMCG
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 25 January 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
London -220 81 £550 +4.76% 21
East of England -31 16 £365 -30.14% 18
South West -48 14 £475 +106.52% 9
Midlands -59 9 £406 -27.01% 24
South East -68 8 £375 -28.57% 11
East Midlands -27 7 £413 -25.84% 12
North of England -57 6 £505 +43.26% 39
North West -47 4 £630 +44.00% 13
West Midlands -53 2 £406 - 12
Yorkshire -44 1 £450 +68.22% 20
North East - 1 £500 - 6
FMCG
UK

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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 England region with a requirement for FMCG.

1 46 (30.87%) Social Skills
2 43 (28.86%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (25.50%) Retail
4 36 (24.16%) Finance
5 32 (21.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (21.48%) Project Management
6 28 (18.79%) Analytics
7 27 (18.12%) Manufacturing
8 26 (17.45%) Migration
8 26 (17.45%) SAP
9 22 (14.77%) Marketing
10 20 (13.42%) Microsoft
11 19 (12.75%) Degree
12 17 (11.41%) Pharmaceutical
12 17 (11.41%) Change Management
12 17 (11.41%) Azure
13 16 (10.74%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (10.07%) Problem-Solving
15 14 (9.40%) Microsoft Excel
15 14 (9.40%) E-Commerce
16 12 (8.05%) Project Delivery
16 12 (8.05%) User Experience
17 11 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (7.38%) Business Intelligence
17 11 (7.38%) Digital Marketing
18 10 (6.71%) Data Migration
18 10 (6.71%) Decision-Making
18 10 (6.71%) Influencing Skills
19 9 (6.04%) Business Case
19 9 (6.04%) GAP Analysis

FMCG
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 3 (2.01%) Confluence
2 2 (1.34%) Apache Solr
2 2 (1.34%) CMS
2 2 (1.34%) IBM Domino
2 2 (1.34%) JBoss
2 2 (1.34%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.34%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.67%) Apache
3 1 (0.67%) IIS
3 1 (0.67%) SAS
3 1 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (9.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.36%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.36%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.67%) InVision
4 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.67%) Sketch
4 1 (0.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (4.70%) SAP MDG
2 3 (2.01%) Magento
2 3 (2.01%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (2.01%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (1.34%) Infor M3
3 2 (1.34%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.67%) SAP EWM
4 1 (0.67%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
4 1 (0.67%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.67%) SAP QM
4 1 (0.67%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.67%) Shopify
4 1 (0.67%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.41%) Azure
2 6 (4.03%) AWS
2 6 (4.03%) Power Platform
3 4 (2.68%) Azure Data Factory
3 4 (2.68%) GCP
4 3 (2.01%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (2.01%) PaaS
5 2 (1.34%) Amazon GuardDuty
5 2 (1.34%) Attraqt
5 2 (1.34%) CloudTest
5 2 (1.34%) IaaS
5 2 (1.34%) SpeedCurve
5 2 (1.34%) WhatsApp
6 1 (0.67%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 1 (0.67%) Azure Key Vault
6 1 (0.67%) Azure Monitor
6 1 (0.67%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 1 (0.67%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (0.67%) Miro
6 1 (0.67%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.68%) Firewall
2 3 (2.01%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.34%) SD-WAN
3 2 (1.34%) WAN
4 1 (0.67%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.67%) DVB
4 1 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.67%) LAN
4 1 (0.67%) VoIP
4 1 (0.67%) Wireless
4 1 (0.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.70%) Data Lake
2 5 (3.36%) Power BI
3 4 (2.68%) Big Data
3 4 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.01%) DB2
5 2 (1.34%) DbVisualizer
5 2 (1.34%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.34%) Tableau
6 1 (0.67%) MySQL
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (4.70%) JIRA
2 2 (1.34%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.34%) JMeter
2 2 (1.34%) LoadRunner
2 2 (1.34%) NeoLoad
2 2 (1.34%) WebPageTest
General
1 46 (30.87%) Social Skills
2 38 (25.50%) Retail
3 36 (24.16%) Finance
4 27 (18.12%) Manufacturing
5 22 (14.77%) Marketing
6 17 (11.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (6.71%) Influencing Skills
9 8 (5.37%) Documentation Skills
10 5 (3.36%) Organisational Skills
10 5 (3.36%) Presentation Skills
11 2 (1.34%) Automotive
12 1 (0.67%) Games
12 1 (0.67%) Legal
12 1 (0.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (18.79%) Project Manager
2 22 (14.77%) Analyst
3 18 (12.08%) Architect
4 14 (9.40%) Business Analyst
4 14 (9.40%) Programme Manager
5 11 (7.38%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (6.04%) FMCG Manager
7 8 (5.37%) Developer
7 8 (5.37%) Senior Manager
7 8 (5.37%) Senior Project Manager
8 6 (4.03%) Consultant
8 6 (4.03%) Data Analyst
8 6 (4.03%) IT Manager
9 5 (3.36%) Supply Chain Manager
10 4 (2.68%) Analytics Manager
10 4 (2.68%) Data Analytics Manager
10 4 (2.68%) Digital Project Manager
10 4 (2.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (2.68%) Product Owner
10 4 (2.68%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.70%) HTML
2 6 (4.03%) CSS
2 6 (4.03%) Sass
3 4 (2.68%) AngularJS
3 4 (2.68%) CSS3
3 4 (2.68%) HTML5
3 4 (2.68%) jQuery
3 4 (2.68%) LESS
3 4 (2.68%) Node.js
3 4 (2.68%) React
3 4 (2.68%) Vue.js
4 1 (0.67%) .NET
4 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.67%) COM
4 1 (0.67%) JSON
4 1 (0.67%) Pandas
4 1 (0.67%) scikit-learn
4 1 (0.67%) SciPy
4 1 (0.67%) Statsmodels
4 1 (0.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.05%) User Experience
2 8 (5.37%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (2.01%) Fibre Optics
3 3 (2.01%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.01%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.34%) Cloud Native
4 2 (1.34%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.34%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.34%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.34%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (1.34%) Social Media
5 1 (0.67%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.67%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.67%) IPTV
5 1 (0.67%) Legacy Applications
5 1 (0.67%) Marketing Technology
5 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.01%) Linux
2 2 (1.34%) Android
3 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.67%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (0.67%) Unix
3 1 (0.67%) Windows
3 1 (0.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (28.86%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (21.48%) Project Management
2 32 (21.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (18.79%) Analytics
4 26 (17.45%) Migration
5 17 (11.41%) Change Management
6 16 (10.74%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (10.07%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (9.40%) E-Commerce
9 12 (8.05%) Project Delivery
10 11 (7.38%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (7.38%) Digital Marketing
11 10 (6.71%) Data Migration
11 10 (6.71%) Decision-Making
12 9 (6.04%) Business Case
12 9 (6.04%) GAP Analysis
12 9 (6.04%) PRINCE2
13 8 (5.37%) Computer Science
13 8 (5.37%) Data Management
13 8 (5.37%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.37%) JavaScript
2 7 (4.70%) Python
3 5 (3.36%) SQL
4 4 (2.68%) ES6
4 4 (2.68%) TypeScript
5 3 (2.01%) Java
5 3 (2.01%) Perl
6 2 (1.34%) AWK
6 2 (1.34%) C#
6 2 (1.34%) PHP
7 1 (0.67%) C++
7 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (12.75%) Degree
2 7 (4.70%) Master's Degree
3 3 (2.01%) PMP
3 3 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.67%) CCDP
5 1 (0.67%) CCIE
5 1 (0.67%) CCIE Security
5 1 (0.67%) CCNA
5 1 (0.67%) CCNP
5 1 (0.67%) CGEIT
5 1 (0.67%) CISA
5 1 (0.67%) CRISC
5 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.37%) Accessibility
2 2 (1.34%) GRC
2 2 (1.34%) QA
3 1 (0.67%) COBIT
3 1 (0.67%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (1.34%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.34%) Docker
2 1 (0.67%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.36%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.01%) Terraform
3 2 (1.34%) Ansible
3 2 (1.34%) Grafana
3 2 (1.34%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.67%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.67%) QRadar
4 1 (0.67%) SCCM
4 1 (0.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (17.45%) SAP
2 20 (13.42%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.70%) Oracle
4 6 (4.03%) Google
5 4 (2.68%) Adobe
5 4 (2.68%) Databricks
6 3 (2.01%) Cisco
6 3 (2.01%) ForgeRock
6 3 (2.01%) hybris
6 3 (2.01%) Workday
7 2 (1.34%) AppDynamics
7 2 (1.34%) Commvault
7 2 (1.34%) Dell
7 2 (1.34%) Dynatrace
7 2 (1.34%) Facebook
7 2 (1.34%) IBM
7 2 (1.34%) Infor
7 2 (1.34%) New Relic
7 2 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.34%) Xerox