Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 533 568 482
Rank change year-on-year +35 -86 +62
Contract jobs citing FMCG 253 307 411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.32% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.04% 0.99% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 240 231
England median daily rate £475 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -2.86% +1.16%
10th Percentile £285 £325 £270
90th Percentile £638 £626 £650
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 8
England median hourly rate £25.25 £17.43 £26.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.91% -33.37% +24.52%
10th Percentile £19.50 £16.21 £14.88
90th Percentile £63.50 £18.64 £36.74
UK median hourly rate £25.25 £17.43 £26.15
% change year-on-year +44.91% -33.37% +7.84%

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 24,282 30,948 30,741
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.42% 32.73% 33.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,584 20,398 20,334
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £265 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 948 958 925
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - -
10th Percentile £11.36 £12.24 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +86 169 £510 -1.92% 28
South East +48 29 £450 +5.88% 13
Midlands +5 24 £413 +5.77% 32
North of England +24 15 £450 +12.50% 24
East Midlands +26 12 £513 +20.59% 10
West Midlands -12 11 £370 -5.13% 22
East of England +20 8 £463 -19.57% 12
North West +13 8 £663 +49.30% 14
South West -7 6 £409 -9.17% 15
Yorkshire +34 5 £425 +6.25% 9
North East +15 2 £425 - 1
FMCG
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 70 (27.67%) SAP
2 55 (21.74%) Retail
3 51 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (19.76%) Finance
5 44 (17.39%) ERP
6 32 (12.65%) Project Management
6 32 (12.65%) Change Management
6 32 (12.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (11.46%) Manufacturing
8 25 (9.88%) Microsoft
9 22 (8.70%) Migration
10 21 (8.30%) Pharmaceutical
10 21 (8.30%) Project Delivery
11 19 (7.51%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (7.11%) Degree
12 18 (7.11%) Problem-Solving
13 17 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (6.72%) Logistics
14 16 (6.32%) Microsoft Excel
14 16 (6.32%) Azure
15 14 (5.53%) Windows
16 13 (5.14%) PRINCE2
16 13 (5.14%) Active Directory
16 13 (5.14%) SAP ERP
17 12 (4.74%) Data Migration
17 12 (4.74%) Waterfall
17 12 (4.74%) Continuous Improvement
17 12 (4.74%) Scrum
17 12 (4.74%) PMO
18 11 (4.35%) Record to Report

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 8 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.98%) CICS
3 3 (1.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (1.19%) CMS
4 1 (0.40%) Apache
4 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.40%) Documentum
4 1 (0.40%) Drupal
4 1 (0.40%) SAS
4 1 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.40%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (6.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (3.56%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.98%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (1.98%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.79%) InVision
5 2 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.40%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.40%) InDesign
6 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.40%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 13 (5.14%) SAP ERP
2 10 (3.95%) SAP S/4HANA
3 7 (2.77%) SAP PP
4 6 (2.37%) SAP FI
4 6 (2.37%) SAP MM
5 5 (1.98%) SAP CO
5 5 (1.98%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (1.98%) SAP LE
6 3 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (1.19%) NetSuite
6 3 (1.19%) SAP WM
7 2 (0.79%) SAP APO
7 2 (0.79%) SAP MDG
7 2 (0.79%) SAP MDM
8 1 (0.40%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.40%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.40%) SAP EWM
8 1 (0.40%) SAP IBP
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.32%) Azure
2 11 (4.35%) Power Platform
3 10 (3.95%) Dynamics 365
3 10 (3.95%) Office 365
4 6 (2.37%) AWS
5 3 (1.19%) IaaS
5 3 (1.19%) PaaS
6 2 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.79%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.40%) AdWords
7 1 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.40%) GCP
7 1 (0.40%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.40%) Serverless
7 1 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.16%) Firewall
2 6 (2.37%) LAN
3 4 (1.58%) DNS
3 4 (1.58%) WAN
4 3 (1.19%) DHCP
4 3 (1.19%) VLAN
5 2 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.79%) Intranet
5 2 (0.79%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (0.79%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.79%) Wireless
6 1 (0.40%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (0.40%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.40%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.40%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.40%) Profibus
6 1 (0.40%) SAN
6 1 (0.40%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.35%) Power BI
2 6 (2.37%) SAP BW
3 5 (1.98%) DB2
4 3 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.19%) MySQL
5 2 (0.79%) Data Lake
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.79%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.79%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.40%) Looker
6 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.40%) MS Access
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.77%) JIRA
2 6 (2.37%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.40%) Mocha
3 1 (0.40%) Selenium
General
1 55 (21.74%) Retail
2 50 (19.76%) Finance
3 29 (11.46%) Manufacturing
4 21 (8.30%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (3.95%) Marketing
6 9 (3.56%) Banking
7 4 (1.58%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.19%) Advertising
8 3 (1.19%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.19%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.79%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.79%) Law
9 2 (0.79%) Legal
10 1 (0.40%) Czech Language
10 1 (0.40%) Electronics
10 1 (0.40%) German Language
10 1 (0.40%) Military
10 1 (0.40%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (17.00%) Project Manager
2 27 (10.67%) Consultant
3 24 (9.49%) Analyst
4 21 (8.30%) Developer
5 18 (7.11%) SAP Consultant
6 17 (6.72%) Change Manager
7 15 (5.93%) SAP Manager
8 11 (4.35%) ERP Manager
9 8 (3.16%) Administrator
9 8 (3.16%) Architect
9 8 (3.16%) Business Analyst
9 8 (3.16%) Data Analyst
9 8 (3.16%) Senior Manager
9 8 (3.16%) Test Manager
10 7 (2.77%) Data Scientist
10 7 (2.77%) Finance Manager
10 7 (2.77%) IT Manager
10 7 (2.77%) IT Project Manager
11 6 (2.37%) VMware Engineer
11 6 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.56%) CSS
1 9 (3.56%) HTML
2 8 (3.16%) EDI
3 5 (1.98%) .NET
3 5 (1.98%) XML
4 4 (1.58%) BAPI
4 4 (1.58%) Natural Language Processing
4 4 (1.58%) Web Services
5 3 (1.19%) AngularJS
5 3 (1.19%) Node.js
6 2 (0.79%) Django
6 2 (0.79%) Flask
6 2 (0.79%) LDAP
6 2 (0.79%) REST
6 2 (0.79%) SAP TM
6 2 (0.79%) Sass
6 2 (0.79%) SOAP
7 1 (0.40%) Flash
7 1 (0.40%) LAMP
7 1 (0.40%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.16%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (2.37%) User Experience
4 5 (1.98%) Mainframe
4 5 (1.98%) VSAM
5 4 (1.58%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.19%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.19%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.19%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.79%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.79%) Cloud Native
7 2 (0.79%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.79%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.79%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.79%) Video Editing
8 1 (0.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.40%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.40%) Industrial Internet of Things
8 1 (0.40%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.53%) Windows
2 7 (2.77%) Windows Server
3 5 (1.98%) MVS
4 3 (1.19%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.19%) Linux
4 3 (1.19%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.79%) Android
5 2 (0.79%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.40%) AIX
6 1 (0.40%) Debian
6 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (17.39%) ERP
3 32 (12.65%) Change Management
3 32 (12.65%) Project Management
3 32 (12.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (8.70%) Migration
5 21 (8.30%) Project Delivery
6 19 (7.51%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (7.11%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (6.72%) Logistics
9 13 (5.14%) PRINCE2
10 12 (4.74%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (4.74%) Data Migration
10 12 (4.74%) Scrum
10 12 (4.74%) Waterfall
11 11 (4.35%) Record to Report
12 9 (3.56%) Analytics
12 9 (3.56%) CRM
12 9 (3.56%) E-Commerce
12 9 (3.56%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.35%) SQL
2 9 (3.56%) Python
3 8 (3.16%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.37%) Java
5 5 (1.98%) C
5 5 (1.98%) COBOL
5 5 (1.98%) JCL
5 5 (1.98%) R
6 4 (1.58%) ABAP
6 4 (1.58%) Scala
7 3 (1.19%) C#
8 2 (0.79%) PHP
8 2 (0.79%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.40%) C++
9 1 (0.40%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.40%) VB
9 1 (0.40%) X++
Qualifications
1 18 (7.11%) Degree
2 6 (2.37%) ISTQB
3 5 (1.98%) PhD
4 3 (1.19%) CIMA
5 2 (0.79%) ACCA
5 2 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.79%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.40%) CCA
6 1 (0.40%) CCENT
6 1 (0.40%) CCNA
6 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.40%) PMP
6 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.40%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.74%) PMO
2 3 (1.19%) COBIT
2 3 (1.19%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.19%) NIST
3 2 (0.79%) QA
4 1 (0.40%) GDPR
4 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (5.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.19%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.40%) Docker
4 1 (0.40%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (1.98%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.79%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.79%) SCCM
3 1 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.40%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.40%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.40%) WSUS
Vendors
1 70 (27.67%) SAP
2 25 (9.88%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.16%) VMware
4 6 (2.37%) Ariba
4 6 (2.37%) IBM
5 5 (1.98%) Adobe
5 5 (1.98%) JD Edwards
5 5 (1.98%) Workday
6 4 (1.58%) Cisco
6 4 (1.58%) Manugistics
6 4 (1.58%) Oracle
6 4 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.19%) HP
7 3 (1.19%) Samsung
7 3 (1.19%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.79%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.79%) Google
8 2 (0.79%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.79%) Palo Alto
8 2 (0.79%) Progress