Period
to 18 October 2018

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 18 October 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)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 561 476 555
Rank change year-on-year -85 +79 -83
Contract jobs citing FMCG 302 404 344
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.44% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% 1.28% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 227 173
England median daily rate £425 £438 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +2.34% +0.59%
10th Percentile £325 £287 £235
90th Percentile £638 £650 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £430
% change year-on-year - -1.16% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 6
England median hourly rate £17.43 £26.15 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.37% -0.38% +7.14%
10th Percentile £16.21 £14.88 £10.94
90th Percentile £29.73 £36.74 £51.00
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £26.15 £27.50
% change year-on-year -33.37% -4.91% +12.24%

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 32,506 31,655 33,887
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.50% 34.64% 34.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,590 21,011 22,308
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £281 £266 £254
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 990 965 1,145
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.17 £11.31
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £46.96
UK median hourly rate £21.18 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.90% - +7.99%

FMCG
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for FMCG in England

FMCG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FMCG in England

FMCG
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FMCG in England over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FMCG in England

FMCG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FMCG in England

FMCG
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing FMCG in England over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 October 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
London -59 164 £510 +10.57% 29
Midlands +8 67 £390 -2.50% 42
West Midlands -9 49 £390 -2.50% 28
South East -51 31 £425 -19.28% 23
North of England -49 20 £400 -11.11% 30
East Midlands +19 17 £425 +3.03% 14
East of England -7 16 £575 +42.86% 27
North West -32 16 £444 -19.32% 11
South West -15 7 £450 +130.77% 35
North East - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -27 1 £400 -8.57% 18
FMCG
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 England region with a requirement for FMCG.

1 106 (35.10%) Retail
2 61 (20.20%) SAP
3 58 (19.21%) Finance
4 57 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (17.88%) Project Management
6 43 (14.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 33 (10.93%) ERP
8 32 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
9 30 (9.93%) Pharmaceutical
10 29 (9.60%) Manufacturing
10 29 (9.60%) Logistics
11 28 (9.27%) Microsoft Excel
11 28 (9.27%) SQL
12 26 (8.61%) Change Management
13 22 (7.28%) Migration
13 22 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
14 21 (6.95%) Windows
14 21 (6.95%) Scrum
14 21 (6.95%) Marketing
15 20 (6.62%) Microsoft
16 19 (6.29%) E-Commerce
16 19 (6.29%) Active Directory
17 17 (5.63%) Business Analysis
18 15 (4.97%) Oracle
18 15 (4.97%) Analytics
19 14 (4.64%) Coaching
19 14 (4.64%) Windows Server
19 14 (4.64%) PMO
19 14 (4.64%) ITIL
19 14 (4.64%) Salesforce.com

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 8 (2.65%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.32%) SAS
3 3 (0.99%) Confluence
4 2 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.66%) IIS
4 2 (0.66%) nginx
5 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.33%) CMS
5 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.33%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.33%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (9.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (4.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.99%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.66%) Sage X3
1 5 (1.66%) SAP MM
1 5 (1.66%) SAP SD
2 4 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.32%) SAP CO
2 4 (1.32%) SAP FI
2 4 (1.32%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (1.32%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.99%) JDE World
3 3 (0.99%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.66%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.66%) Sage 1000
4 2 (0.66%) SAP APO
4 2 (0.66%) Social Studio
4 2 (0.66%) Sprinklr
5 1 (0.33%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.33%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.33%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.33%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.99%) Office 365
4 2 (0.66%) IaaS
4 2 (0.66%) npm
4 2 (0.66%) SaaS
4 2 (0.66%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 2 (0.66%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.33%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.33%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (0.33%) Data Lake Analytics
5 1 (0.33%) G Suite
5 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.31%) Firewall
2 6 (1.99%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (1.66%) DHCP
3 5 (1.66%) LAN
3 5 (1.66%) WAN
4 3 (0.99%) Internet
5 2 (0.66%) DNS
5 2 (0.66%) Network Security
5 2 (0.66%) VPN
6 1 (0.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.33%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.33%) Intranet
6 1 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.65%) Power BI
2 7 (2.32%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.99%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.66%) SAP HANA
4 5 (1.66%) Spotfire
5 4 (1.32%) Big Data
6 3 (0.99%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.66%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.66%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.66%) Essbase
7 2 (0.66%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.66%) QlikView
7 2 (0.66%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.33%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.33%) Lumira
8 1 (0.33%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (2.65%) JIRA
2 5 (1.66%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.66%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.66%) Gradle
3 2 (0.66%) gulp
3 2 (0.66%) JUnit
3 2 (0.66%) Maven
4 1 (0.33%) Ant
4 1 (0.33%) ERwin
4 1 (0.33%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.33%) NeoLoad
4 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 106 (35.10%) Retail
2 58 (19.21%) Finance
3 30 (9.93%) Pharmaceutical
4 29 (9.60%) Manufacturing
5 21 (6.95%) Marketing
6 14 (4.64%) Advertising
7 12 (3.97%) Legal
8 6 (1.99%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.32%) Electronics
10 2 (0.66%) Automotive
10 2 (0.66%) Back Office
10 2 (0.66%) Banking
11 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 60 (19.87%) Analyst
2 51 (16.89%) Project Manager
3 36 (11.92%) Business Analyst
4 29 (9.60%) Consultant
5 18 (5.96%) Developer
6 16 (5.30%) Architect
7 12 (3.97%) IT Analyst
7 12 (3.97%) SAP Consultant
8 10 (3.31%) Business IT Analyst
8 10 (3.31%) IT Business Analyst
8 10 (3.31%) IT Manager
9 9 (2.98%) Scrum Master
10 8 (2.65%) Data Analyst
10 8 (2.65%) ERP Manager
10 8 (2.65%) ERP Project Manager
10 8 (2.65%) Functional Consultant
10 8 (2.65%) Process Analyst
10 8 (2.65%) SAP Analyst
10 8 (2.65%) SAP Manager
10 8 (2.65%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.99%) Web Services
2 5 (1.66%) EDI
2 5 (1.66%) HTML
3 4 (1.32%) CSS
3 4 (1.32%) React
4 3 (0.99%) AngularJS
4 3 (0.99%) HTML5
4 3 (0.99%) XML
5 2 (0.66%) COM
5 2 (0.66%) JSON
6 1 (0.33%) JDBC
6 1 (0.33%) LDAP
6 1 (0.33%) LESS
6 1 (0.33%) ODBC
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.33%) RESTful
6 1 (0.33%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.33%) Sass
6 1 (0.33%) Spring
6 1 (0.33%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.97%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.31%) User Experience
4 6 (1.99%) Data Centre
4 6 (1.99%) e-Learning
4 6 (1.99%) EPoS
4 6 (1.99%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (1.99%) Virtual Team
5 5 (1.66%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.32%) Analytical Mindset
7 3 (0.99%) CESG
7 3 (0.99%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.99%) Life Science
7 3 (0.99%) Robotics
7 3 (0.99%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.66%) CMDB
8 2 (0.66%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.66%) Social Media
9 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.95%) Windows
2 14 (4.64%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.32%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.99%) Android
4 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.66%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.33%) Linux
6 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.33%) Unix
6 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (17.88%) Project Management
3 43 (14.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (10.93%) ERP
5 29 (9.60%) Logistics
6 26 (8.61%) Change Management
7 22 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (7.28%) Migration
8 21 (6.95%) Scrum
9 19 (6.29%) E-Commerce
10 17 (5.63%) Business Analysis
11 15 (4.97%) Analytics
12 14 (4.64%) Coaching
12 14 (4.64%) ITIL
13 12 (3.97%) Collaborative Working
13 12 (3.97%) Information Security
14 11 (3.64%) DevOps
14 11 (3.64%) Re-Platforming
14 11 (3.64%) Risk Management
14 11 (3.64%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 28 (9.27%) SQL
2 9 (2.98%) Python
3 8 (2.65%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.32%) VBA
5 6 (1.99%) Java
6 5 (1.66%) RPG
7 4 (1.32%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.99%) R
9 2 (0.66%) Groovy
9 2 (0.66%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.66%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.33%) C
10 1 (0.33%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.33%) Ruby
10 1 (0.33%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (2.98%) Degree
2 5 (1.66%) CISA
3 4 (1.32%) CCNA
3 4 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.99%) CISSP
4 3 (0.99%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.66%) ACCA
5 2 (0.66%) CISM
5 2 (0.66%) CSSLP
5 2 (0.66%) MCSA
5 2 (0.66%) MCSE
5 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.66%) PMP
6 1 (0.33%) APMP
6 1 (0.33%) CGEIT
6 1 (0.33%) CRISC
6 1 (0.33%) IISP
6 1 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.33%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.64%) PMO
2 12 (3.97%) GDPR
3 5 (1.66%) CDISC
3 5 (1.66%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.66%) SLA
4 4 (1.32%) GxP
4 4 (1.32%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.99%) QA
6 1 (0.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.33%) GAMP
6 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 19 (6.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.99%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.66%) BitLocker
3 2 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.33%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.33%) Docker
4 1 (0.33%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.33%) vCloud
4 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.33%) XenApp
4 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.66%) Ansible
1 2 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.66%) Puppet
1 2 (0.66%) SCOM
2 1 (0.33%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.33%) Kibana
2 1 (0.33%) logstash
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.33%) Prometheus
2 1 (0.33%) SCCM
2 1 (0.33%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.33%) Terraform
2 1 (0.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 61 (20.20%) SAP
2 20 (6.62%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.97%) Oracle
4 14 (4.64%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (3.31%) JD Edwards
5 10 (3.31%) VMware
6 8 (2.65%) Sage
6 8 (2.65%) Tableau
7 5 (1.66%) Cognos
7 5 (1.66%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.32%) Cisco
8 4 (1.32%) Citrix
9 3 (0.99%) Adobe
9 3 (0.99%) Hyperion
9 3 (0.99%) JDA
9 3 (0.99%) Workday
10 2 (0.66%) Google
10 2 (0.66%) Greenplum
10 2 (0.66%) hybris
10 2 (0.66%) MicroStrategy