The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 55 51 59
Rank change year-on-year -4 +8  
Contract jobs citing FMCG 2 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.33% 1.17% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.00% 4.30% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Median daily rate £325 £425 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.52% -6.59%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £434
% change year-on-year +6.25% -7.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 - -

FMCG is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 201 186 215
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 33.61% 27.15% 31.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 94 113
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £525 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 10
Median hourly rate £30.00 £16.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.50% +7.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.12 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.71 £37.50 £36.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

FMCG
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing FMCG as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for FMCG in Hertfordshire

FMCG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing FMCG in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for FMCG in Hertfordshire

FMCG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FMCG in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for FMCG in Hertfordshire

FMCG
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £325 -
FMCG
East of England

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing FMCG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for FMCG.

1 4 (100.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) ATDD
2 2 (50.00%) Gradle
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Go
2 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (50.00%) Ansible
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (50.00%) Rust
2 2 (50.00%) Actionable Insight
2 2 (50.00%) Complexity Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Ant
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) OOD
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Mathematics

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Ant
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Gradle
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
General
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Financial Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Developer
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Actionable Insight
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) ATDD
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
1 2 (50.00%) Complexity Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) Financial Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) OOD
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Clojure
1 2 (50.00%) Go
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Rust
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Ansible
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft