Period
to 24 June 2021

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 24 June 2021 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
24 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 484 417 535
Rank change year-on-year -67 +118 +28
Contract jobs citing FMCG 153 145 296
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.39% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.01% 1.31% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 95 214
10th Percentile £278 £312 £311
25th Percentile £373 £400 £402
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £480 £525 £488
Median % change year-on-year -8.57% +7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £607 £744 £594
90th Percentile £695 £888 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
10th Percentile £23.58 " £29.25
25th Percentile £30.06 " £41.25
Median hourly rate £47.75 - £42.50
75th Percentile £71.06 " £59.13
90th Percentile £80.93 " £83.05
UK median hourly rate £47.75 - £32.50

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 15,124 11,100 23,966
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 29.85% 29.85% 28.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,205 7,420 15,908
10th Percentile £300 £263 £290
25th Percentile £400 £381 £385
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £619 £600 £588
90th Percentile £713 £713 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £481 £475
% change year-on-year +4.00% +1.21% +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 571 403 794
10th Percentile £12.17 £12.52 £11.85
25th Percentile £16.00 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate £25.00 £24.71 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +1.17% +17.67% -12.50%
75th Percentile £47.63 £47.25 £46.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £54.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £20.86
% change year-on-year - +19.88% -7.31%

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 24 June 2021.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing FMCG in England over the 6 months to 24 June 2021.

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 24 June 2021. 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 -62 98 £500 -1.23% 17
South East -6 18 £475 +9.20% 18
North of England -1 9 £350 - 47
Midlands -21 9 £413 +3.13% 26
East of England -1 8 £370 -16.85% 6
West Midlands -24 5 £301 -22.26% 9
Yorkshire +7 4 - - 22
East Midlands -5 4 £506 -22.12% 17
North East - 4 £350 - 8
South West - 3 £458 - 8
North West -6 1 - - 17
FMCG
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 2021, 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 59 (38.56%) Social Skills
2 45 (29.41%) Retail
3 42 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (25.49%) Finance
5 33 (21.57%) SAP
5 33 (21.57%) Analytics
5 33 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (20.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 28 (18.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 26 (16.99%) Project Management
8 26 (16.99%) Marketing
9 25 (16.34%) Azure
10 22 (14.38%) E-Commerce
10 22 (14.38%) SQL
11 20 (13.07%) Degree
12 19 (12.42%) Manufacturing
13 18 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (11.76%) Migration
13 18 (11.76%) Power BI
13 18 (11.76%) Power Platform
14 17 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
14 17 (11.11%) Python
15 16 (10.46%) Oracle
15 16 (10.46%) ERP
16 15 (9.80%) Scrum
16 15 (9.80%) Google
16 15 (9.80%) Visualisation
16 15 (9.80%) Tableau
17 14 (9.15%) Data Migration
17 14 (9.15%) User Experience

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 5 (3.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 5 (3.27%) Confluence
2 3 (1.96%) CMS
2 3 (1.96%) Jupyter
2 3 (1.96%) WordPress
3 2 (1.31%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.31%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.31%) JBoss
3 2 (1.31%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.31%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.31%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.31%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.65%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.65%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.65%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (7.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.65%) Figma
4 1 (0.65%) Sketch
4 1 (0.65%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 6 (3.92%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (2.61%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.96%) SAP MDG
3 3 (1.96%) SAP SD
3 3 (1.96%) SDL Web 8
3 3 (1.96%) Workday HCM
4 2 (1.31%) Magento
4 2 (1.31%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.31%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (1.31%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
4 2 (1.31%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (1.31%) SAP MM
4 2 (1.31%) SAP PLM
4 2 (1.31%) SAP PM
4 2 (1.31%) SAP PP
4 2 (1.31%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.65%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.65%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 25 (16.34%) Azure
2 18 (11.76%) Power Platform
3 7 (4.58%) Microsoft 365
4 5 (3.27%) AWS
4 5 (3.27%) Google Analytics
5 4 (2.61%) Snowflake
6 3 (1.96%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (1.31%) Attraqt
7 2 (1.31%) CloudTest
7 2 (1.31%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.31%) Firebase
7 2 (1.31%) GCP
7 2 (1.31%) GitHub
7 2 (1.31%) SaaS
7 2 (1.31%) SpeedCurve
8 1 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.65%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.65%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 1 (0.65%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.65%) DNS
1 1 (0.65%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.76%) Power BI
2 15 (9.80%) Tableau
3 10 (6.54%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (5.88%) Big Data
5 7 (4.58%) RDBMS
5 7 (4.58%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.96%) DB2
6 3 (1.96%) DbVisualizer
7 2 (1.31%) BigQuery
7 2 (1.31%) Data Lake
7 2 (1.31%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.31%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.31%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.65%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.65%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (8.50%) JIRA
2 4 (2.61%) ERwin
3 3 (1.96%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.31%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.31%) JMeter
4 2 (1.31%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.31%) Maven
4 2 (1.31%) NeoLoad
4 2 (1.31%) WebPageTest
General
1 59 (38.56%) Social Skills
2 45 (29.41%) Retail
3 39 (25.49%) Finance
4 33 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (18.30%) Pharmaceutical
6 26 (16.99%) Marketing
7 19 (12.42%) Manufacturing
8 13 (8.50%) Influencing Skills
9 11 (7.19%) Presentation Skills
10 10 (6.54%) Documentation Skills
10 10 (6.54%) Organisational Skills
11 6 (3.92%) Telecoms
12 4 (2.61%) Automotive
12 4 (2.61%) Law
13 3 (1.96%) French Language
13 3 (1.96%) German Language
13 3 (1.96%) Italian Language
13 3 (1.96%) Spanish Language
14 2 (1.31%) Advertising
14 2 (1.31%) Billing
Job Titles
1 29 (18.95%) Analyst
2 21 (13.73%) Project Manager
3 18 (11.76%) Architect
4 14 (9.15%) Business Analyst
5 11 (7.19%) Consultant
6 10 (6.54%) Developer
7 9 (5.88%) FMCG Manager
8 8 (5.23%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (5.23%) Supply Chain Architect
9 7 (4.58%) Data Architect
9 7 (4.58%) Digital Analyst
9 7 (4.58%) FMCG Project Manager
10 6 (3.92%) Change Manager
10 6 (3.92%) Data Analyst
10 6 (3.92%) SAP Consultant
11 5 (3.27%) Data Scientist
11 5 (3.27%) Digital Project Manager
11 5 (3.27%) Web Manager
12 4 (2.61%) Compliance Manager
12 4 (2.61%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.27%) .NET
1 5 (3.27%) HTML
2 4 (2.61%) CSS
3 3 (1.96%) React
4 2 (1.31%) Kafka
4 2 (1.31%) Node.js
4 2 (1.31%) RESTful
4 2 (1.31%) Sass
4 2 (1.31%) Spring
4 2 (1.31%) Spring Boot
4 2 (1.31%) Spring Cloud
5 1 (0.65%) .NET Core
5 1 (0.65%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.65%) EDI
5 1 (0.65%) jQuery
5 1 (0.65%) NumPy
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.65%) SQLAlchemy
5 1 (0.65%) Velocity
5 1 (0.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.15%) User Experience
2 9 (5.88%) Virtual Team
3 5 (3.27%) Algorithms
3 5 (3.27%) Analytical Mindset
3 5 (3.27%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.27%) Reference Data
4 4 (2.61%) Social Media
5 3 (1.96%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.96%) Marketing Technology
6 2 (1.31%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.31%) Life Science
6 2 (1.31%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.65%) AS400
7 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.65%) Video Editing
7 1 (0.65%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.27%) Windows
2 3 (1.96%) Linux
3 2 (1.31%) Android
3 2 (1.31%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.31%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (21.57%) Analytics
3 31 (20.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (16.99%) Project Management
5 22 (14.38%) E-Commerce
6 18 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (11.76%) Migration
7 17 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (10.46%) ERP
9 15 (9.80%) Scrum
9 15 (9.80%) Visualisation
10 14 (9.15%) Data Migration
10 14 (9.15%) Data Modelling
11 13 (8.50%) Data Science
12 12 (7.84%) Mathematics
13 10 (6.54%) Computer Science
13 10 (6.54%) DevOps
14 9 (5.88%) Data Visualisation
14 9 (5.88%) Logistics
14 9 (5.88%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 22 (14.38%) SQL
2 17 (11.11%) Python
3 6 (3.92%) Java
3 6 (3.92%) VBA
4 3 (1.96%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.96%) R
5 2 (1.31%) AWK
5 2 (1.31%) C
5 2 (1.31%) Java 8
5 2 (1.31%) Perl
5 2 (1.31%) PHP
6 1 (0.65%) ABAP
6 1 (0.65%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.65%) C++
6 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.65%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (13.07%) Degree
2 5 (3.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.61%) CGEIT
3 4 (2.61%) CISA
3 4 (2.61%) CRISC
3 4 (2.61%) PhD
4 2 (1.31%) CIMA
4 2 (1.31%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.31%) MBA
4 2 (1.31%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.65%) ACCA
5 1 (0.65%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.88%) PMO
2 8 (5.23%) GDPR
3 7 (4.58%) Data Quality
4 6 (3.92%) Accessibility
5 4 (2.61%) COBIT
5 4 (2.61%) GRC
5 4 (2.61%) QA
6 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.61%) Docker
3 1 (0.65%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (2.61%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.31%) Grafana
3 1 (0.65%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 1 (0.65%) Ansible
3 1 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 33 (21.57%) SAP
2 16 (10.46%) Oracle
3 15 (9.80%) Google
4 13 (8.50%) Adobe
5 9 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 7 (4.58%) Alteryx
6 7 (4.58%) Dataiku
7 4 (2.61%) Ariba
7 4 (2.61%) Workday
8 3 (1.96%) Gigya
8 3 (1.96%) Splunk
9 2 (1.31%) AppDynamics
9 2 (1.31%) Ceridian
9 2 (1.31%) Databricks
9 2 (1.31%) Dynatrace
9 2 (1.31%) Facebook
9 2 (1.31%) hybris
9 2 (1.31%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.31%) New Relic
9 2 (1.31%) ServiceNow