Period
to 5 April 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 5 April 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
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 484 553 521
Rank change year-on-year +69 -32 +10
Contract jobs citing FMCG 182 295 383
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.33% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.02% 1.04% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 232 248
Median daily rate £500 £425 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +4.62% -4.41%
10th Percentile £300 £325 £208
90th Percentile £900 £650 £621
UK median daily rate £500 £425 £404
% change year-on-year +17.65% +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 16
Median hourly rate £21.50 £38.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.52% +3.33% +38.89%
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £27.83 £37.50
% change year-on-year -22.73% -25.80% +38.89%

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 17,875 28,437 30,541
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.25% 32.09% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,276 18,655 20,207
Median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.70% +5.11%
10th Percentile £250 £281 £268
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -0.07% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 848 901 951
Median hourly rate £24.71 £21.00 £21.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -3.23% +8.50%
10th Percentile £12.48 £12.00 £11.44
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.75
Median hourly rate £25.50 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +21.43% -2.33% +7.50%

FMCG
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for FMCG in England

FMCG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing FMCG in England.

Daily rate trend for FMCG in England

FMCG
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing FMCG in England over the 6 months to 5 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for FMCG in England

FMCG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing FMCG in England.

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 5 April 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 +96 114 £500 +1.83% 17
South East +81 23 £588 +22.40% 10
North of England +71 13 £400 -11.11% 23
East of England +26 12 £488 -9.30% 16
Midlands +25 12 £400 +2.56% 21
North West +36 8 £528 -20.38% 8
West Midlands +26 8 £388 -0.64% 10
Yorkshire +51 5 £400 -8.57% 14
East Midlands +25 4 £500 -4.76% 11
South West +27 1 - - 7
FMCG
UK

For the 6 months to 5 April 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 43 (23.63%) SAP
1 43 (23.63%) Retail
2 36 (19.78%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (18.68%) Finance
4 29 (15.93%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (12.64%) Manufacturing
6 22 (12.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (11.54%) Analytics
8 19 (10.44%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (10.44%) Microsoft
9 17 (9.34%) Logistics
10 16 (8.79%) Project Management
10 16 (8.79%) Azure
11 15 (8.24%) Change Management
12 14 (7.69%) SQL
12 14 (7.69%) Power BI
12 14 (7.69%) Power Platform
13 13 (7.14%) Scrum
13 13 (7.14%) Migration
14 12 (6.59%) Marketing
14 12 (6.59%) SQL Server
14 12 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (6.59%) Salesforce.com
14 12 (6.59%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (6.59%) Problem-Solving
15 11 (6.04%) Microsoft Excel
15 11 (6.04%) Windows
16 10 (5.49%) Active Directory
16 10 (5.49%) QA
16 10 (5.49%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 4 (2.20%) CMS
1 4 (2.20%) Drupal
1 4 (2.20%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.10%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.55%) Confluence
3 1 (0.55%) Mule
3 1 (0.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (6.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.20%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.55%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.55%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.55%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.55%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (4.95%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (2.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (1.65%) NetSuite
4 2 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.10%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.10%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.10%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.10%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (1.10%) SAP MM
4 2 (1.10%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.55%) Primavera
5 1 (0.55%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.55%) SAP IBP
5 1 (0.55%) SAP LE
5 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.55%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.79%) Azure
2 14 (7.69%) Power Platform
3 7 (3.85%) Office 365
4 6 (3.30%) Boomi
4 6 (3.30%) IaaS
4 6 (3.30%) PaaS
5 5 (2.75%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (2.75%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (2.20%) AWS
6 4 (2.20%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (1.65%) Google Sheets
8 2 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.10%) SaaS
8 2 (1.10%) Serverless
9 1 (0.55%) Akamai
9 1 (0.55%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.55%) G Suite
9 1 (0.55%) GCP
9 1 (0.55%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.10%) Network Security
1 2 (1.10%) WAN
2 1 (0.55%) DHCP
2 1 (0.55%) DNS
2 1 (0.55%) Internet
2 1 (0.55%) Intranet
2 1 (0.55%) LAN
2 1 (0.55%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (0.55%) Skype
2 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.69%) Power BI
2 12 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (6.59%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.30%) Big Data
4 6 (3.30%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.20%) Data Lake
6 3 (1.65%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.65%) Qlik Sense
6 3 (1.65%) QlikView
6 3 (1.65%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.10%) HDInsight
7 2 (1.10%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (4.95%) JIRA
2 4 (2.20%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.55%) CircleCI
3 1 (0.55%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.55%) Mocha
3 1 (0.55%) Spinnaker
3 1 (0.55%) webpack
General
1 43 (23.63%) Retail
2 34 (18.68%) Finance
3 23 (12.64%) Manufacturing
4 12 (6.59%) Marketing
5 5 (2.75%) Automotive
5 5 (2.75%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.75%) Games
5 5 (2.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.55%) Advertising
6 1 (0.55%) Banking
6 1 (0.55%) French Language
6 1 (0.55%) Legal
6 1 (0.55%) Publishing
6 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (15.38%) Architect
2 21 (11.54%) Analyst
3 18 (9.89%) Project Manager
4 16 (8.79%) Developer
5 12 (6.59%) Data Analyst
6 9 (4.95%) Integration Architect
7 8 (4.40%) Consultant
8 7 (3.85%) Administrator
8 7 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Lead
8 7 (3.85%) Change Manager
8 7 (3.85%) Programme Manager
8 7 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (3.85%) Test Manager
9 6 (3.30%) Chief Architect
9 6 (3.30%) Data Architect
9 6 (3.30%) Lead Architect
9 6 (3.30%) Scrum Master
9 6 (3.30%) Transformation Manager
10 5 (2.75%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (2.75%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.85%) REST
2 6 (3.30%) Node.js
2 6 (3.30%) Web Services
3 5 (2.75%) SAP PI
4 4 (2.20%) Symfony
4 4 (2.20%) Unreal Engine
5 3 (1.65%) .NET
6 2 (1.10%) EDI
6 2 (1.10%) PySpark
6 2 (1.10%) RESTful
7 1 (0.55%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.55%) CSS
7 1 (0.55%) Enzyme
7 1 (0.55%) Jest
7 1 (0.55%) Middleware
7 1 (0.55%) SAP TM
7 1 (0.55%) Spring
7 1 (0.55%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.93%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.40%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (3.30%) Animation
4 5 (2.75%) Analytical Mindset
4 5 (2.75%) Augmented Reality
4 5 (2.75%) Hedge funds
5 4 (2.20%) User Experience
6 3 (1.65%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.65%) Graphic Design
6 3 (1.65%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.65%) Social Media
7 2 (1.10%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.10%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.10%) Pricing Data
7 2 (1.10%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.55%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.55%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.55%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.04%) Windows
2 3 (1.65%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.10%) Android
3 2 (1.10%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.55%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (19.78%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (12.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (11.54%) Analytics
4 19 (10.44%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (9.34%) Logistics
6 16 (8.79%) Project Management
7 15 (8.24%) Change Management
8 13 (7.14%) Migration
8 13 (7.14%) Scrum
9 12 (6.59%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (6.59%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (5.49%) Data Strategy
10 10 (5.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 9 (4.95%) Data Modelling
11 9 (4.95%) Data Visualisation
11 9 (4.95%) ERP
11 9 (4.95%) Visualisation
12 8 (4.40%) CRM
12 8 (4.40%) Data Analytics
13 7 (3.85%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.69%) SQL
2 4 (2.20%) C#
2 4 (2.20%) PHP
2 4 (2.20%) Python
3 2 (1.10%) C++
4 1 (0.55%) C
4 1 (0.55%) ES6
4 1 (0.55%) Java
4 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.55%) VBA
4 1 (0.55%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (3.85%) Degree
2 2 (1.10%) ISEB
3 1 (0.55%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.49%) QA
2 4 (2.20%) PMO
3 2 (1.10%) COBIT
4 1 (0.55%) CESG Infosec
4 1 (0.55%) GDPR
4 1 (0.55%) GxP
4 1 (0.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (5.49%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.20%) Docker
3 3 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.65%) Kubernetes
1 3 (1.65%) SCOM
2 2 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.10%) SCCM
2 2 (1.10%) Terraform
3 1 (0.55%) Ansible
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.55%) QRadar
Vendors
1 43 (23.63%) SAP
2 19 (10.44%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.59%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (4.40%) Oracle
5 6 (3.30%) Ariba
5 6 (3.30%) MuleSoft
6 5 (2.75%) Adobe
6 5 (2.75%) Dell
6 5 (2.75%) Tableau
7 4 (2.20%) Databricks
7 4 (2.20%) Google
7 4 (2.20%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.65%) Ab Initio
8 3 (1.65%) Infor
8 3 (1.65%) Kronos
8 3 (1.65%) VMware
9 2 (1.10%) Alteryx
9 2 (1.10%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.55%) Facebook
10 1 (0.55%) Splunk