Period
to 19 January 2020

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 19 January 2020 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
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 500 561 489
Rank change year-on-year +61 -72 +68
Contract jobs citing FMCG 215 305 401
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.34% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.05% 1.04% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 245 241
England median daily rate £488 £400 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.88% -0.56% -5.35%
10th Percentile £285 £325 £219
90th Percentile £675 £588 £600
UK median daily rate £488 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +21.88% - -6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 9
England median hourly rate £21.50 £27.83 £26.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.73% +3.57% +27.93%
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £23.00 £26.87
% change year-on-year -6.52% -14.39% +27.93%

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 20,471 29,401 30,560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.37% 32.49% 33.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,098 19,356 20,475
England median daily rate £473 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.53% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £256 £281 £263
90th Percentile £675 £663 £660
UK median daily rate £458 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -3.68% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 890 900 878
England median hourly rate £23.56 £21.00 £20.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.20% +0.37% +4.61%
10th Percentile £12.36 £12.25 £11.23
90th Percentile £53.00 £48.75 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £24.25 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +18.27% -2.38% +5.00%

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 19 January 2020.

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
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 19 January 2020. 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 +99 140 £500 - 25
Midlands +7 24 £425 +8.97% 44
South East +69 23 £475 +18.75% 23
North of England +55 15 £588 +46.88% 29
North West +19 13 £650 +18.18% 15
West Midlands -9 12 £375 -3.85% 17
East Midlands +26 11 £500 +11.11% 27
East of England +31 9 £513 -10.87% 25
South West +11 3 £450 +11.80% 14
Yorkshire +43 2 £323 +35.79% 14
FMCG
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2020, 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 57 (26.51%) SAP
2 46 (21.40%) Finance
3 44 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (20.00%) Retail
5 32 (14.88%) Change Management
6 28 (13.02%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (12.56%) ERP
8 26 (12.09%) Manufacturing
9 23 (10.70%) Project Management
9 23 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (10.23%) Microsoft
11 21 (9.77%) Logistics
11 21 (9.77%) Continuous Improvement
12 19 (8.84%) Migration
12 19 (8.84%) Problem-Solving
13 17 (7.91%) Analytics
14 16 (7.44%) Azure
15 15 (6.98%) Pharmaceutical
15 15 (6.98%) Active Directory
15 15 (6.98%) Windows
16 14 (6.51%) SAP S/4HANA
17 13 (6.05%) Project Delivery
17 13 (6.05%) Business Intelligence
17 13 (6.05%) Office 365
18 11 (5.12%) Waterfall
18 11 (5.12%) PRINCE2
18 11 (5.12%) Marketing
18 11 (5.12%) PMO
18 11 (5.12%) Greenfield Project
19 10 (4.65%) Power Platform

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 6 (2.79%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.86%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.93%) CMS
3 2 (0.93%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.47%) Mule
Applications
1 10 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.86%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.47%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.47%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.47%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (6.51%) SAP S/4HANA
2 8 (3.72%) SAP ERP
3 4 (1.86%) NetSuite
3 4 (1.86%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (1.86%) SAP CO
3 4 (1.86%) SAP FI
3 4 (1.86%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (1.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (1.40%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.47%) SAP IBP
6 1 (0.47%) SAP LE
6 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.47%) SAP PLM
6 1 (0.47%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.47%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.44%) Azure
2 13 (6.05%) Office 365
3 10 (4.65%) Power Platform
4 6 (2.79%) AWS
5 5 (2.33%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.40%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (1.40%) IaaS
6 3 (1.40%) PaaS
6 3 (1.40%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.47%) Boomi
8 1 (0.47%) G Suite
8 1 (0.47%) GCP
8 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.47%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.47%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.47%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.40%) Firewall
1 3 (1.40%) LAN
2 2 (0.93%) DHCP
2 2 (0.93%) DNS
2 2 (0.93%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (0.93%) Skype
2 2 (0.93%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.93%) WAN
3 1 (0.47%) BGP
3 1 (0.47%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (0.47%) Internet
3 1 (0.47%) Intranet
3 1 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.47%) MPLS
3 1 (0.47%) OSPF
3 1 (0.47%) VLAN
3 1 (0.47%) VPN
3 1 (0.47%) WebEx
3 1 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.65%) Power BI
2 7 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.79%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.86%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.40%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.40%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.93%) Big Data
6 2 (0.93%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.47%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (2.33%) JIRA
2 2 (0.93%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.47%) CircleCI
3 1 (0.47%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.47%) Cypress.io
3 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.47%) Mocha
3 1 (0.47%) Selenium
3 1 (0.47%) Spinnaker
General
1 46 (21.40%) Finance
2 43 (20.00%) Retail
3 26 (12.09%) Manufacturing
4 15 (6.98%) Pharmaceutical
5 11 (5.12%) Marketing
6 5 (2.33%) Automotive
6 5 (2.33%) Games
7 4 (1.86%) Banking
7 4 (1.86%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.93%) Legal
8 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.47%) Advertising
9 1 (0.47%) French Language
9 1 (0.47%) Law
9 1 (0.47%) Military
9 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (14.42%) Project Manager
2 20 (9.30%) Analyst
3 17 (7.91%) Architect
3 17 (7.91%) Change Manager
4 14 (6.51%) Developer
5 13 (6.05%) Consultant
5 13 (6.05%) SAP Manager
6 10 (4.65%) Administrator
7 9 (4.19%) ERP Manager
7 9 (4.19%) Test Manager
8 7 (3.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (3.26%) Programme Manager
8 7 (3.26%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (2.79%) Data Analyst
9 6 (2.79%) SAP Consultant
9 6 (2.79%) Transformation Manager
9 6 (2.79%) VMware Engineer
9 6 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (2.33%) Finance Manager
10 5 (2.33%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.33%) EDI
2 4 (1.86%) CSS
2 4 (1.86%) Unreal Engine
3 3 (1.40%) AngularJS
3 3 (1.40%) HTML
3 3 (1.40%) Web Services
4 2 (0.93%) .NET
4 2 (0.93%) Django
4 2 (0.93%) Flask
4 2 (0.93%) Node.js
4 2 (0.93%) REST
4 2 (0.93%) RESTful
4 2 (0.93%) SAP TM
5 1 (0.47%) BAPI
5 1 (0.47%) Chai
5 1 (0.47%) Flash
5 1 (0.47%) Middleware
5 1 (0.47%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (0.47%) Sass
5 1 (0.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.12%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (2.79%) Animation
4 5 (2.33%) Augmented Reality
4 5 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (2.33%) Virtual Team
5 4 (1.86%) Hedge funds
5 4 (1.86%) User Experience
6 3 (1.40%) Analytical Mindset
6 3 (1.40%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.40%) Graphic Design
6 3 (1.40%) Social Media
7 2 (0.93%) Cloud Native
7 2 (0.93%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.93%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.93%) Video Editing
8 1 (0.47%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.47%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.47%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.98%) Windows
2 6 (2.79%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.33%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.40%) Android
5 2 (0.93%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.93%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (14.88%) Change Management
3 28 (13.02%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (12.56%) ERP
5 23 (10.70%) Project Management
6 21 (9.77%) Continuous Improvement
6 21 (9.77%) Logistics
7 19 (8.84%) Migration
7 19 (8.84%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (7.91%) Analytics
9 13 (6.05%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (6.05%) Project Delivery
10 11 (5.12%) PRINCE2
10 11 (5.12%) Waterfall
11 9 (4.19%) CRM
11 9 (4.19%) Data Migration
12 8 (3.72%) Data Modelling
12 8 (3.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 8 (3.72%) Procure-to-Pay
12 8 (3.72%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.79%) SQL
2 4 (1.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.40%) Python
4 2 (0.93%) C#
4 2 (0.93%) C++
5 1 (0.47%) ABAP
5 1 (0.47%) C
5 1 (0.47%) Java
5 1 (0.47%) TypeScript
5 1 (0.47%) VBA
5 1 (0.47%) X++
Qualifications
1 9 (4.19%) Degree
2 3 (1.40%) CIMA
3 2 (0.93%) ACCA
3 2 (0.93%) ISEB
3 2 (0.93%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.12%) PMO
2 9 (4.19%) QA
3 3 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.93%) COBIT
4 2 (0.93%) NIST
5 1 (0.47%) CESG Infosec
5 1 (0.47%) GDPR
5 1 (0.47%) GxP
5 1 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.93%) Docker
2 2 (0.93%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.40%) SCOM
2 2 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.93%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.47%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.47%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.47%) QRadar
3 1 (0.47%) Terraform
Vendors
1 57 (26.51%) SAP
2 22 (10.23%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.19%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (3.72%) Ariba
5 7 (3.26%) VMware
6 6 (2.79%) Adobe
7 4 (1.86%) JD Edwards
8 3 (1.40%) Ab Initio
8 3 (1.40%) Databricks
8 3 (1.40%) Infor
8 3 (1.40%) Kronos
8 3 (1.40%) Samsung
8 3 (1.40%) Tableau
9 2 (0.93%) Cisco
9 2 (0.93%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.93%) Oracle
9 2 (0.93%) Workday
10 1 (0.47%) Cognos
10 1 (0.47%) HP
10 1 (0.47%) Progress