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 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
UK / England
Rank 445 420 369
Rank change year-on-year -25 -51  
Contract jobs citing FMCG 140 196 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.40% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.04% 1.28% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 73 138
Median daily rate £425 £415 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.40% -7.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £508 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £434
% change year-on-year +6.25% -7.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £27.00 £20.10 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.32% +21.81%  
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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13401 15354 14782
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.06% 31.30% 30.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8669 10131 9044
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 505 522 616
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.43 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -33.89% +52.00%  

FMCG
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FMCG in England

FMCG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 3 months to 25 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
London -1 75 £425 +0.59% 21
North West +23 20 £400 -8.04% 9
South East +4 14 £433 +8.12% 12
West Midlands +15 7 £413 +5.43% 4
Yorkshire +19 6 £494 +54.90% 3
South West +6 6 £450 +80.00%
North East -9 3 - -
East of England -8 2 £325 -23.52%
Midlands - 2 - - 2
East Midlands -16 1 £425 +30.76% 2
FMCG
UK

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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

1 107 (36.15%) SAP
2 83 (28.04%) Retail
3 72 (24.32%) ERP
4 56 (18.92%) Manufacturing
5 55 (18.58%) Project Management
6 46 (15.54%) Finance
7 44 (14.86%) Pharmaceutical
8 42 (14.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 40 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
10 37 (12.50%) Marketing
11 31 (10.47%) SQL
12 30 (10.14%) Microsoft
13 28 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (8.78%) Migration
14 26 (8.78%) PMO
15 24 (8.11%) MS Excel
15 24 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
16 21 (7.09%) E-Commerce
16 21 (7.09%) MS Office
16 21 (7.09%) Logistics
16 21 (7.09%) Analytics
17 20 (6.76%) Change Management
18 19 (6.42%) Continuous Improvement
18 19 (6.42%) Data Analysis
19 18 (6.08%) MS PowerPoint
20 17 (5.74%) Risk Management
21 16 (5.41%) Data Migration
22 15 (5.07%) Business Analysis
23 14 (4.73%) Digital Marketing
23 14 (4.73%) Tableau

FMCG
Top Related 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 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.69%) SAS
3 4 (1.35%) CMS
4 2 (0.68%) Apache
4 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.34%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.34%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.34%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 21 (7.09%) MS Office
3 18 (6.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.03%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (1.69%) Photoshop
6 3 (1.01%) Acrobat
6 3 (1.01%) MS Project
7 2 (0.68%) 3ds Max
7 2 (0.68%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 13 (4.39%) SAP PP
2 7 (2.36%) SAP APO
2 7 (2.36%) SAP FI
2 7 (2.36%) Sprinklr
3 6 (2.03%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (2.03%) SAP CO
3 6 (2.03%) SAP PP-PI
3 6 (2.03%) SAP SD
4 5 (1.69%) SAP ERP
4 5 (1.69%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (1.69%) SAP PLM
5 4 (1.35%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 4 (1.35%) SAP Retail
6 3 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (1.01%) SAP GRC
6 3 (1.01%) SAP MM
6 3 (1.01%) SAP PM
6 3 (1.01%) SAP SCM
7 2 (0.68%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.68%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.36%) Office 365
2 6 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.68%) PaaS
4 2 (0.68%) SaaS
4 2 (0.68%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.68%) Veeva
4 2 (0.68%) Yammer
5 1 (0.34%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.35%) Firewall
1 4 (1.35%) Intranet
1 4 (1.35%) Network Security
2 3 (1.01%) VPN
3 2 (0.68%) DHCP
3 2 (0.68%) DNS
3 2 (0.68%) VoIP
3 2 (0.68%) WebEx
4 1 (0.34%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.34%) Internet
4 1 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.34%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.34%) NFC
4 1 (0.34%) RFID
4 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.03%) MySQL
1 6 (2.03%) SQL Server
1 6 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (1.69%) Big Data
2 5 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.01%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.68%) Power BI
4 2 (0.68%) QlikView
4 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.34%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.34%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.34%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.34%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.34%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.34%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.34%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.35%) Jenkins
1 4 (1.35%) JIRA
2 3 (1.01%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.68%) Ant
3 2 (0.68%) Gradle
3 2 (0.68%) Maven
3 2 (0.68%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.34%) Axure RP
General
1 83 (28.04%) Retail
2 56 (18.92%) Manufacturing
3 46 (15.54%) Finance
4 44 (14.86%) Pharmaceutical
5 37 (12.50%) Marketing
6 8 (2.70%) Advertising
6 8 (2.70%) Legal
7 7 (2.36%) Games
8 3 (1.01%) Billing
8 3 (1.01%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.68%) Back Office
9 2 (0.68%) Electronics
9 2 (0.68%) Publishing
10 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.34%) French Language
10 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 63 (21.28%) Consultant
2 54 (18.24%) Analyst
3 51 (17.23%) Project Manager
4 39 (13.18%) SAP Consultant
5 25 (8.45%) Business Analyst
6 24 (8.11%) Developer
7 20 (6.76%) Architect
8 18 (6.08%) Data Analyst
9 16 (5.41%) SAP Manager
10 14 (4.73%) Digital Project Manager
11 13 (4.39%) IT Manager
11 13 (4.39%) SAP PP Consultant
12 10 (3.38%) Infrastructure Manager
12 10 (3.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 9 (3.04%) SAP Analyst
13 9 (3.04%) SAP MM Consultant
13 9 (3.04%) Senior Manager
14 8 (2.70%) SAP Project Manager
15 7 (2.36%) Security Manager
15 7 (2.36%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.69%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 3 (1.01%) .NET
2 3 (1.01%) HTML
3 2 (0.68%) CSS
3 2 (0.68%) EDI
3 2 (0.68%) J2EE
3 2 (0.68%) JSON
3 2 (0.68%) Spring
3 2 (0.68%) Web Dynpro
3 2 (0.68%) WPF
4 1 (0.34%) Dropwizard
4 1 (0.34%) jQuery
4 1 (0.34%) Mason
4 1 (0.34%) Node.js
4 1 (0.34%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (0.34%) SAPUI5
4 1 (0.34%) Swagger
4 1 (0.34%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (0.34%) Visualforce
4 1 (0.34%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.72%) Social Media
3 10 (3.38%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.36%) Algorithms
5 5 (1.69%) Credit Risk
6 4 (1.35%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.01%) LIMS
7 3 (1.01%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.68%) Animation
8 2 (0.68%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.68%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.68%) Life Science
8 2 (0.68%) Replication
8 2 (0.68%) User Experience
9 1 (0.34%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.34%) Digital Signage
9 1 (0.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.34%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.34%) SCADA
9 1 (0.34%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.01%) Linux
1 3 (1.01%) Windows
2 2 (0.68%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (24.32%) ERP
2 55 (18.58%) Project Management
3 42 (14.19%) Stakeholder Management
4 40 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
6 26 (8.78%) Migration
7 21 (7.09%) Analytics
7 21 (7.09%) E-Commerce
7 21 (7.09%) Logistics
8 20 (6.76%) Change Management
9 19 (6.42%) Continuous Improvement
9 19 (6.42%) Data Analysis
10 17 (5.74%) Risk Management
11 16 (5.41%) Data Migration
12 15 (5.07%) Business Analysis
13 14 (4.73%) Digital Marketing
14 12 (4.05%) Coaching
14 12 (4.05%) Procure-to-Pay
15 11 (3.72%) Validation
16 10 (3.38%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (10.47%) SQL
2 8 (2.70%) C#
3 7 (2.36%) VBA
4 6 (2.03%) C
4 6 (2.03%) Java
4 6 (2.03%) Python
5 5 (1.69%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.35%) R
7 2 (0.68%) ABAP
7 2 (0.68%) Clojure
7 2 (0.68%) Delphi
7 2 (0.68%) Go
7 2 (0.68%) Rust
7 2 (0.68%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.34%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.34%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (4.05%) Degree
2 5 (1.69%) CISA
2 5 (1.69%) PMP
3 4 (1.35%) PhD
4 3 (1.01%) CRISC
5 2 (0.68%) CISM
5 2 (0.68%) CISSP
5 2 (0.68%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.34%) ACCA
6 1 (0.34%) CIMA
6 1 (0.34%) HND
6 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.78%) PMO
2 12 (4.05%) Data Quality
2 12 (4.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 11 (3.72%) GMP
4 10 (3.38%) QA
5 7 (2.36%) GxP
6 6 (2.03%) PCI DSS
7 5 (1.69%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 3 (1.01%) GCP
8 3 (1.01%) GLP
8 3 (1.01%) SLA
9 2 (0.68%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (1.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.35%) Puppet
2 2 (0.68%) Ansible
2 2 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.68%) SCCM
2 2 (0.68%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 1 (0.34%) FlexNet
3 1 (0.34%) Galera Cluster
3 1 (0.34%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 107 (36.15%) SAP
2 30 (10.14%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.73%) Tableau
4 9 (3.04%) JD Edwards
5 7 (2.36%) Adobe
6 5 (1.69%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (1.35%) Anaplan
7 4 (1.35%) Facebook
8 3 (1.01%) Cisco
8 3 (1.01%) DoubleClick
8 3 (1.01%) Oracle
8 3 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.68%) Blue Coat
9 2 (0.68%) Borland
9 2 (0.68%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.68%) Embarcadero
9 2 (0.68%) IBM
9 2 (0.68%) Rackspace
9 2 (0.68%) Saba
9 2 (0.68%) Workday
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