Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 545 482 566
Rank change year-on-year -63 +84 -77
Contract jobs citing FMCG 331 408 313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.35% 0.43% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.04% 1.28% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 250 159
England median daily rate £400 £423 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.33% -0.59% -0.58%
10th Percentile £325 £242 £235
90th Percentile £588 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £400 £413 £429
% change year-on-year -3.03% -3.79% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 5
England median hourly rate £25.08 £26.80 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.44% +27.62% -22.22%
10th Percentile £16.21 £16.75 £9.75
90th Percentile £31.88 £38.75 £100.85
UK median hourly rate £25.08 £26.80 £21.00
% change year-on-year -6.44% +27.62% -22.22%

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 31,878 31,907 31,602
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.45% 33.79% 33.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,282 21,417 20,726
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £284 £263 £250
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 943 908 1,105
England median hourly rate £20.25 £20.66 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.98% +3.28% +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.25 £11.32
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.83 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £20.94 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.30% +4.68% +5.12%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 16 December 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 -29 184 £490 +11.36% 34
Midlands +8 83 £390 +0.65% 31
West Midlands +1 65 £390 +0.65% 13
South East -45 27 £438 -10.26% 20
North of England -23 21 £400 -3.03% 27
East Midlands +16 17 £450 +9.09% 17
North West -13 15 £494 +9.72% 16
East of England -14 14 £575 +42.86% 18
South West -27 6 £403 +106.41% 21
Yorkshire -18 4 £400 -3.03% 10
North East -9 1 - - 1
FMCG
UK

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 146 (44.11%) Retail
2 64 (19.34%) Finance
3 57 (17.22%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (17.22%) SAP
4 47 (14.20%) Project Management
5 44 (13.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 42 (12.69%) Logistics
7 39 (11.78%) ERP
8 38 (11.48%) Microsoft Excel
8 38 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
9 37 (11.18%) SQL
10 34 (10.27%) Manufacturing
11 30 (9.06%) Microsoft
12 29 (8.76%) Pharmaceutical
13 28 (8.46%) Business Intelligence
14 27 (8.16%) Change Management
15 25 (7.55%) Scrum
15 25 (7.55%) Windows
15 25 (7.55%) Marketing
16 23 (6.95%) Active Directory
16 23 (6.95%) GDPR
17 22 (6.65%) Degree
18 21 (6.34%) Analytics
18 21 (6.34%) Re-Platforming
19 19 (5.74%) Windows Server
20 18 (5.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 18 (5.44%) PMO
20 18 (5.44%) Problem-Solving
20 18 (5.44%) E-Commerce
20 18 (5.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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 10 (3.02%) SAS
2 7 (2.11%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (1.21%) Confluence
5 3 (0.91%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.60%) CMS
6 2 (0.60%) IIS
7 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 38 (11.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (5.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.81%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.21%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.81%) SAP ERP
2 4 (1.21%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.21%) SAP CO
2 4 (1.21%) SAP FI
2 4 (1.21%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (1.21%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (1.21%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.91%) Sage X3
3 3 (0.91%) SAP MM
3 3 (0.91%) SAP PP
3 3 (0.91%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.60%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.60%) SAP APO
4 2 (0.60%) Social Studio
4 2 (0.60%) Sprinklr
5 1 (0.30%) MFGPRO
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle CRM On Demand
5 1 (0.30%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.60%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (0.60%) IaaS
3 2 (0.60%) Office 365
3 2 (0.60%) SaaS
3 2 (0.60%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 2 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.30%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (0.30%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (0.30%) Data Lake Analytics
4 1 (0.30%) Dropbox
4 1 (0.30%) G Suite
4 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.23%) Wi-Fi
2 13 (3.93%) WAN
3 12 (3.63%) Firewall
3 12 (3.63%) LAN
4 9 (2.72%) Internet
5 5 (1.51%) DHCP
5 5 (1.51%) Network Security
6 4 (1.21%) DNS
7 3 (0.91%) HTTP
8 2 (0.60%) VPN
9 1 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.30%) MPLS
9 1 (0.30%) SAN
9 1 (0.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.23%) Power BI
2 12 (3.63%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.42%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (2.11%) SQL Server
5 5 (1.51%) Big Data
6 4 (1.21%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.91%) Data Mart
7 3 (0.91%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.91%) SAP HANA
7 3 (0.91%) Spotfire
8 2 (0.60%) Essbase
8 2 (0.60%) QlikView
8 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.60%) Text Mining
9 1 (0.30%) Lumira
9 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.30%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 9 (2.72%) JIRA
2 3 (0.91%) Axure RP
2 3 (0.91%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 3 (0.91%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.91%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.60%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.30%) Ant
4 1 (0.30%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.30%) ERwin
4 1 (0.30%) JBehave
4 1 (0.30%) NeoLoad
4 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 146 (44.11%) Retail
2 64 (19.34%) Finance
3 34 (10.27%) Manufacturing
4 29 (8.76%) Pharmaceutical
5 25 (7.55%) Marketing
6 11 (3.32%) Legal
7 9 (2.72%) Advertising
8 6 (1.81%) Banking
9 5 (1.51%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.91%) Electronics
11 2 (0.60%) Automotive
11 2 (0.60%) Games
12 1 (0.30%) Back Office
12 1 (0.30%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 80 (24.17%) Analyst
2 50 (15.11%) Project Manager
3 42 (12.69%) Business Analyst
4 28 (8.46%) Consultant
5 25 (7.55%) Developer
6 21 (6.34%) Architect
7 15 (4.53%) Process Analyst
8 14 (4.23%) IT Analyst
9 11 (3.32%) Business IT Analyst
9 11 (3.32%) IT Business Analyst
9 11 (3.32%) SAP Consultant
9 11 (3.32%) VMware Engineer
10 10 (3.02%) GDPR Business Analyst
10 10 (3.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (3.02%) Insight Analyst
10 10 (3.02%) Server Engineer
11 9 (2.72%) Data Business Analyst
11 9 (2.72%) ERP Manager
11 9 (2.72%) ERP Project Manager
11 9 (2.72%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.11%) HTML
1 7 (2.11%) React
2 6 (1.81%) EDI
2 6 (1.81%) Web Services
3 5 (1.51%) AngularJS
4 4 (1.21%) CSS
4 4 (1.21%) Spring
4 4 (1.21%) XML
5 3 (0.91%) D3.js
5 3 (0.91%) HTML5
5 3 (0.91%) J2EE
5 3 (0.91%) Middleware
5 3 (0.91%) Vue.js
6 2 (0.60%) COM
6 2 (0.60%) LDAP
6 2 (0.60%) Natural Language Processing
6 2 (0.60%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.30%) RESTful
7 1 (0.30%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.93%) Virtual Team
3 12 (3.63%) User Experience
4 11 (3.32%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.02%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.42%) e-Learning
6 8 (2.42%) EPoS
7 5 (1.51%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.51%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.21%) Analytical Mindset
8 4 (1.21%) AS400
8 4 (1.21%) PMI
9 3 (0.91%) CESG
9 3 (0.91%) CMDB
9 3 (0.91%) Life Science
9 3 (0.91%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.91%) Robotics
10 2 (0.60%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.60%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.55%) Windows
2 19 (5.74%) Windows Server
3 6 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (0.91%) Android
4 3 (0.91%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.60%) Linux
5 2 (0.60%) Unix
5 2 (0.60%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (17.22%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (14.20%) Project Management
3 44 (13.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 42 (12.69%) Logistics
5 39 (11.78%) ERP
6 28 (8.46%) Business Intelligence
7 27 (8.16%) Change Management
8 25 (7.55%) Scrum
9 21 (6.34%) Analytics
9 21 (6.34%) Re-Platforming
10 18 (5.44%) E-Commerce
10 18 (5.44%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (5.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 16 (4.83%) Collaborative Working
11 16 (4.83%) ITIL
12 15 (4.53%) Coaching
12 15 (4.53%) Visualisation
13 14 (4.23%) Business Analysis
13 14 (4.23%) Information Security
13 14 (4.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 37 (11.18%) SQL
2 11 (3.32%) VBA
3 8 (2.42%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.11%) Java
4 7 (2.11%) Python
4 7 (2.11%) R
5 5 (1.51%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.21%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.21%) RPG
7 1 (0.30%) C
7 1 (0.30%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.30%) Ruby
7 1 (0.30%) SAS Macro
7 1 (0.30%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (6.65%) Degree
2 5 (1.51%) CISA
2 5 (1.51%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (1.51%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (1.21%) CCNA
3 4 (1.21%) PMI Certification
4 3 (0.91%) ACCA
4 3 (0.91%) CCENT
4 3 (0.91%) CISSP
4 3 (0.91%) PMP
5 2 (0.60%) CCNP
5 2 (0.60%) CIMA
5 2 (0.60%) CISM
5 2 (0.60%) CSSLP
5 2 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (0.60%) PhD
6 1 (0.30%) CCIE
6 1 (0.30%) IISP
6 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.30%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.95%) GDPR
2 18 (5.44%) PMO
3 8 (2.42%) QA
4 6 (1.81%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.51%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.51%) SLA
6 3 (0.91%) CDISC
7 2 (0.60%) GxP
System Software
1 23 (6.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.91%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.60%) BitLocker
3 2 (0.60%) DFS Replication
3 2 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.30%) vCloud
4 1 (0.30%) XenApp
4 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (0.91%) SCOM
2 1 (0.30%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (0.30%) Kibana
2 1 (0.30%) logstash
2 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.30%) SCCM
2 1 (0.30%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 57 (17.22%) SAP
2 30 (9.06%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.53%) JD Edwards
3 15 (4.53%) Oracle
3 15 (4.53%) VMware
4 9 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (2.42%) Tableau
6 7 (2.11%) Adobe
6 7 (2.11%) Workday
7 6 (1.81%) Cisco
7 6 (1.81%) Cognos
8 5 (1.51%) hybris
8 5 (1.51%) Sage
9 4 (1.21%) Google
10 3 (0.91%) Citrix
10 3 (0.91%) Hyperion
10 3 (0.91%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.60%) JDA
11 2 (0.60%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (0.60%) Remedy