Period
to 16 June 2019

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 June 2019 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 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 540 539 508
Rank change year-on-year -1 -31 -8
Contract jobs citing FMCG 291 319 302
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.35% 0.35% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.08% 1.08% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 204 159
England median daily rate £475 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £310 £208 £312
90th Percentile £662 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £468 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +10.00% -2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 3
England median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +38.89% -14.29%
10th Percentile £31.25 £35.75 £18.00
90th Percentile £79.06 £39.50 £57.70
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -13.33% +38.89% -14.29%

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 26,919 29,621 27,826
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.52% 32.62% 33.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,446 19,395 18,065
England median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £288 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £665 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 910 946 983
England median hourly rate £20.60 £22.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.47% +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.80 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.25 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -6.82% +10.00% -5.53%

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 June 2019.

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 June 2019.

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 June 2019. 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 +28 192 £500 +11.11% 27
South East +6 37 £475 +7.34% 9
Midlands +10 25 £413 +5.77% 24
West Midlands -4 16 £413 +3.13% 12
East of England 0 15 £475 -6.86% 14
North of England +31 12 £425 +6.25% 14
Yorkshire +24 9 £425 +4.62% 7
East Midlands +20 9 £525 +50.00% 12
South West -18 5 £413 -8.33% 15
North West +4 2 - - 7
North East +11 1 £450 -
FMCG
UK

For the 6 months to 16 June 2019, 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 78 (26.80%) Retail
1 78 (26.80%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (26.46%) SAP
3 66 (22.68%) Finance
4 47 (16.15%) Project Management
5 44 (15.12%) ERP
6 38 (13.06%) Pharmaceutical
7 37 (12.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 30 (10.31%) Microsoft Excel
9 28 (9.62%) Manufacturing
10 27 (9.28%) Change Management
10 27 (9.28%) Logistics
11 26 (8.93%) Degree
11 26 (8.93%) Microsoft
12 25 (8.59%) Microsoft Azure
13 24 (8.25%) Python
13 24 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
14 22 (7.56%) Business Intelligence
15 21 (7.22%) Scrum
16 20 (6.87%) Migration
16 20 (6.87%) SQL
16 20 (6.87%) Banking
17 19 (6.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
18 18 (6.19%) DevOps
19 17 (5.84%) Power BI
19 17 (5.84%) Power Platform
19 17 (5.84%) Java
20 16 (5.50%) JavaScript
21 15 (5.15%) Marketing
21 15 (5.15%) Tableau

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 (3.44%) nginx
2 9 (3.09%) Cloud Foundry
2 9 (3.09%) Tomcat
2 9 (3.09%) WebSphere
3 7 (2.41%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.72%) CICS
5 4 (1.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.69%) CMS
7 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.34%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.34%) Documentum
7 1 (0.34%) Drupal
7 1 (0.34%) SAS
7 1 (0.34%) Site Server
7 1 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 30 (10.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (6.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (4.12%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (2.41%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.03%) Adobe Captivate
5 3 (1.03%) InVision
6 2 (0.69%) Sketch
7 1 (0.34%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.34%) InDesign
7 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (4.12%) SAP S/4HANA
2 9 (3.09%) SAP ERP
3 6 (2.06%) SAP Hybris
4 4 (1.37%) SAP PP
5 3 (1.03%) NetSuite
5 3 (1.03%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.69%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 2 (0.69%) SAP APO
6 2 (0.69%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.69%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.69%) SAP MDG
6 2 (0.69%) SAP MDM
6 2 (0.69%) SAP QM
7 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.34%) Magento
7 1 (0.34%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.34%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.34%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (5.84%) Power Platform
3 14 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.09%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (3.09%) npm
4 9 (3.09%) PaaS
5 8 (2.75%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.03%) Office 365
7 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.34%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.34%) BlazeMeter
7 1 (0.34%) Boomi
7 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.34%) Heroku
7 1 (0.34%) Serverless
7 1 (0.34%) Smartsheet
7 1 (0.34%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.75%) Firewall
2 5 (1.72%) LAN
2 5 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (1.37%) Internet
3 4 (1.37%) WAN
4 3 (1.03%) VPN
5 2 (0.69%) HTTP
5 2 (0.69%) Intranet
5 2 (0.69%) Network Security
5 2 (0.69%) SAN
6 1 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.34%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (0.34%) DHCP
6 1 (0.34%) DNS
6 1 (0.34%) MPLS
6 1 (0.34%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.34%) SSL
6 1 (0.34%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.34%) VLAN
6 1 (0.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.84%) Power BI
2 13 (4.47%) Big Data
3 12 (4.12%) BusinessObjects
3 12 (4.12%) Spotfire
4 9 (3.09%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.06%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.06%) SAP BW
6 5 (1.72%) DB2
7 4 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.37%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.37%) MS Access
7 4 (1.37%) SAP HANA
7 4 (1.37%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.03%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.03%) Data Lake
8 3 (1.03%) Impala
8 3 (1.03%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.03%) Qlik Sense
8 3 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.69%) Looker
Development Applications
1 12 (4.12%) Jenkins
2 10 (3.44%) TeamCity
3 9 (3.09%) Gradle
3 9 (3.09%) gulp
3 9 (3.09%) IBM UrbanCode
3 9 (3.09%) Jasmine
3 9 (3.09%) JUnit
3 9 (3.09%) Maven
4 6 (2.06%) JIRA
5 3 (1.03%) Selenium
6 2 (0.69%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.34%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.34%) Mocha
7 1 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.34%) ProC
7 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.34%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.34%) Zephyr
General
1 78 (26.80%) Retail
2 66 (22.68%) Finance
3 38 (13.06%) Pharmaceutical
4 28 (9.62%) Manufacturing
5 20 (6.87%) Banking
6 15 (5.15%) Marketing
7 9 (3.09%) Games
8 5 (1.72%) Legal
8 5 (1.72%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.03%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.69%) Advertising
10 2 (0.69%) Electronics
10 2 (0.69%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Czech Language
11 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 59 (20.27%) Analyst
2 41 (14.09%) Project Manager
3 31 (10.65%) Business Analyst
4 26 (8.93%) Consultant
5 19 (6.53%) Developer
6 15 (5.15%) SAP Manager
7 14 (4.81%) Architect
8 13 (4.47%) Data Analyst
9 12 (4.12%) SAP Consultant
10 11 (3.78%) Change Manager
10 11 (3.78%) SAP Analyst
10 11 (3.78%) Senior Manager
11 10 (3.44%) DevOps Engineer
11 10 (3.44%) Product Owner
11 10 (3.44%) Programme Manager
12 9 (3.09%) FMCG Manager
12 9 (3.09%) Senior Project Manager
13 8 (2.75%) Data Scientist
13 8 (2.75%) FMCG Project Manager
13 8 (2.75%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.81%) Web Services
2 10 (3.44%) Node.js
2 10 (3.44%) React
3 9 (3.09%) HTML
3 9 (3.09%) RESTful
4 7 (2.41%) CSS
4 7 (2.41%) XML
5 6 (2.06%) .NET
5 6 (2.06%) Natural Language Processing
6 4 (1.37%) REST
7 3 (1.03%) LDAP
7 3 (1.03%) Spring
8 2 (0.69%) Ajax
8 2 (0.69%) HTML5
8 2 (0.69%) J2EE
8 2 (0.69%) Middleware
8 2 (0.69%) SailPoint
8 2 (0.69%) SOAP
9 1 (0.34%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.34%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.47%) Mobile App
3 12 (4.12%) User Experience
4 5 (1.72%) Mainframe
4 5 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.72%) VSAM
5 4 (1.37%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.03%) e-Learning
6 3 (1.03%) LIMS
6 3 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.69%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.69%) Derivative
7 2 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.69%) PMI
7 2 (0.69%) Podcast
7 2 (0.69%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.69%) Social Media
7 2 (0.69%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.81%) Windows
2 8 (2.75%) Windows Server
3 5 (1.72%) MVS
4 4 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.03%) Linux
6 2 (0.69%) AIX
6 2 (0.69%) Android
6 2 (0.69%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.69%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.34%) Debian
7 1 (0.34%) Unix
7 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (26.80%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (16.15%) Project Management
3 44 (15.12%) ERP
4 37 (12.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (9.28%) Change Management
5 27 (9.28%) Logistics
6 22 (7.56%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (7.22%) Scrum
8 20 (6.87%) Migration
9 18 (6.19%) DevOps
10 15 (5.15%) Data Science
10 15 (5.15%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (4.47%) Visualisation
12 12 (4.12%) Analytics
12 12 (4.12%) Data Visualisation
12 12 (4.12%) E-Commerce
12 12 (4.12%) User Stories
13 11 (3.78%) Data Modelling
14 10 (3.44%) CRM
14 10 (3.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (8.25%) Python
2 20 (6.87%) SQL
3 17 (5.84%) Java
4 16 (5.50%) JavaScript
5 14 (4.81%) C#
6 11 (3.78%) R
7 10 (3.44%) C++
7 10 (3.44%) Groovy
7 10 (3.44%) Shell Script
8 9 (3.09%) Ruby
9 6 (2.06%) C
10 5 (1.72%) COBOL
10 5 (1.72%) JCL
10 5 (1.72%) Scala
11 3 (1.03%) VBA
12 2 (0.69%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.34%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.34%) PHP
13 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (8.93%) Degree
2 7 (2.41%) PhD
3 4 (1.37%) Master's Degree
4 3 (1.03%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.69%) CIPD
5 2 (0.69%) CISA
5 2 (0.69%) CRISC
5 2 (0.69%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.69%) PMP
5 2 (0.69%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.78%) PMO
2 9 (3.09%) CDISC
3 6 (2.06%) QA
4 5 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.37%) SLA
6 3 (1.03%) GDPR
7 2 (0.69%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.69%) ITGC
8 1 (0.34%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.34%) GAMP
8 1 (0.34%) GxP
8 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.34%) NIST
System Software
1 12 (4.12%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.44%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (3.09%) Docker
4 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.34%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (3.44%) Ansible
1 10 (3.44%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (3.44%) Puppet
2 9 (3.09%) Kubernetes
2 9 (3.09%) Terraform
3 5 (1.72%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.37%) SCCM
5 1 (0.34%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.34%) CASB
5 1 (0.34%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 77 (26.46%) SAP
2 26 (8.93%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.15%) Tableau
4 10 (3.44%) Adobe
5 9 (3.09%) Cognos
5 9 (3.09%) Facebook
5 9 (3.09%) VMware
6 8 (2.75%) Workday
7 7 (2.41%) IBM
8 6 (2.06%) hybris
8 6 (2.06%) JD Edwards
9 5 (1.72%) Concur
9 5 (1.72%) Oracle
9 5 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.37%) Cisco
11 3 (1.03%) Ariba
11 3 (1.03%) HP
12 2 (0.69%) JDA
12 2 (0.69%) OpenText
12 2 (0.69%) Remedy