Period
to 28 February 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FMCG over the 6 months to 28 February 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)
England > London
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 354 447 393
Rank change year-on-year +93 -54 +47
Contract jobs citing FMCG 132 172 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.47% 0.39% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.37% 1.12% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 96 139
London median daily rate £480 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +17.65% -2.30%
10th Percentile £270 £319 £208
90th Percentile £649 £650 £638
England median daily rate £494 £403 £401
% change year-on-year +22.67% +0.50% -5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 10
London median hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% +78.57%
England median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -38.57% -6.67% +78.57%

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 9,641 15,412 17,189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 34.37% 35.15% 36.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,687 10,895 12,352
London median daily rate £517 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.52% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £306
90th Percentile £710 £700 £688
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 265 267
London median hourly rate £26.08 £23.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.98% -2.08% +6.67%
10th Percentile £12.44 £13.00 £12.15
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £47.83
England median hourly rate £23.85 £21.00 £21.90
% change year-on-year +13.57% -4.11% +14.42%

FMCG
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing FMCG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for FMCG in London

FMCG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FMCG in London

FMCG
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FMCG in London over the 6 months to 28 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FMCG in London

FMCG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FMCG in London

FMCG
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG within the London region over the 6 months to 28 February 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
West London +21 60 £475 +18.75% 3
Central London +60 6 £338 -34.15% 3
South London +36 2 £475 -56.82%
East London +58 1 £275 -45.00% 1
FMCG
England

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 London region with a requirement for FMCG.

1 28 (21.21%) SAP
2 27 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (17.42%) Finance
4 21 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (15.15%) Change Management
6 19 (14.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (13.64%) Retail
8 17 (12.88%) ERP
9 16 (12.12%) Azure
9 16 (12.12%) Analytics
10 15 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (11.36%) Microsoft
11 14 (10.61%) Manufacturing
11 14 (10.61%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (9.09%) Power Platform
12 12 (9.09%) Power BI
12 12 (9.09%) Project Management
13 11 (8.33%) Logistics
13 11 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
14 10 (7.58%) SAP S/4HANA
14 10 (7.58%) Marketing
14 10 (7.58%) Windows
14 10 (7.58%) Migration
15 9 (6.82%) QA
15 9 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
16 8 (6.06%) Waterfall
16 8 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
16 8 (6.06%) SQL Server
17 7 (5.30%) Web Services
17 7 (5.30%) Microsoft Excel

FMCG
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (3.03%) CMS
1 4 (3.03%) Drupal
2 1 (0.76%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.76%) Mule
2 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (5.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.52%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.76%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.76%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.76%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (7.58%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (3.03%) SAP ERP
3 3 (2.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (2.27%) NetSuite
4 2 (1.52%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.76%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.76%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.76%) SAP IBP
5 1 (0.76%) SAP LE
5 1 (0.76%) SAP PLM
5 1 (0.76%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.12%) Azure
2 12 (9.09%) Power Platform
3 6 (4.55%) Office 365
4 4 (3.03%) Azure Data Factory
4 4 (3.03%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (2.27%) AWS
5 3 (2.27%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (2.27%) IaaS
5 3 (2.27%) PaaS
6 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.76%) Boomi
6 1 (0.76%) GCP
6 1 (0.76%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.76%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.27%) LAN
2 2 (1.52%) DHCP
2 2 (1.52%) DNS
2 2 (1.52%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (1.52%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.52%) WAN
3 1 (0.76%) BGP
3 1 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.76%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.76%) Firewall
3 1 (0.76%) Intranet
3 1 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.76%) MPLS
3 1 (0.76%) OSPF
3 1 (0.76%) VLAN
3 1 (0.76%) WebEx
3 1 (0.76%) Wireless
3 1 (0.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.09%) Power BI
2 8 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.27%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.52%) Big Data
5 2 (1.52%) Data Lake
5 2 (1.52%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.76%) HDInsight
6 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.52%) JIRA
3 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.76%) Cypress.io
3 1 (0.76%) Mocha
3 1 (0.76%) Selenium
General
1 23 (17.42%) Finance
2 18 (13.64%) Retail
3 14 (10.61%) Manufacturing
4 10 (7.58%) Marketing
5 6 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (3.79%) Automotive
6 5 (3.79%) Games
7 4 (3.03%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.52%) Banking
8 2 (1.52%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.76%) Advertising
9 1 (0.76%) French Language
9 1 (0.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (11.36%) Project Manager
2 14 (10.61%) Developer
3 12 (9.09%) Analyst
3 12 (9.09%) Architect
4 9 (6.82%) Change Manager
5 8 (6.06%) Administrator
6 6 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 6 (4.55%) ERP Manager
6 6 (4.55%) Lead Architect
6 6 (4.55%) Transformation Manager
7 5 (3.79%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 5 (3.79%) Data Analyst
7 5 (3.79%) Data Architect
7 5 (3.79%) Lead Data Architect
7 5 (3.79%) Programme Manager
7 5 (3.79%) Programme Test Manager
7 5 (3.79%) Test Manager
7 5 (3.79%) Test Programme Manager
8 4 (3.03%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (3.03%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.30%) Web Services
2 6 (4.55%) REST
3 4 (3.03%) Node.js
3 4 (3.03%) Symfony
3 4 (3.03%) Unreal Engine
4 3 (2.27%) EDI
5 2 (1.52%) .NET
5 2 (1.52%) SAP TM
6 1 (0.76%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.76%) Chai
6 1 (0.76%) CSS
6 1 (0.76%) Express
6 1 (0.76%) Middleware
6 1 (0.76%) PySpark
6 1 (0.76%) RESTful
6 1 (0.76%) SOAP
6 1 (0.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (4.55%) Animation
4 5 (3.79%) Augmented Reality
5 4 (3.03%) Hedge funds
5 4 (3.03%) Social Media
6 3 (2.27%) Graphic Design
6 3 (2.27%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.52%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (1.52%) Pricing Data
7 2 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.52%) Video Editing
8 1 (0.76%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.76%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.76%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.76%) Motion Graphics
8 1 (0.76%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.58%) Windows
2 3 (2.27%) Android
2 3 (2.27%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.52%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.52%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (15.15%) Change Management
3 19 (14.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (12.88%) ERP
5 16 (12.12%) Analytics
6 15 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (10.61%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (9.09%) Project Management
9 11 (8.33%) Logistics
10 10 (7.58%) Migration
11 9 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (6.06%) Waterfall
13 7 (5.30%) Data Modelling
13 7 (5.30%) Data Strategy
13 7 (5.30%) Data Visualisation
13 7 (5.30%) Visualisation
14 6 (4.55%) Availability Management
14 6 (4.55%) Data Mapping
14 6 (4.55%) ITIL
14 6 (4.55%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.55%) SQL
2 4 (3.03%) PHP
3 2 (1.52%) C++
3 2 (1.52%) Python
4 1 (0.76%) C
4 1 (0.76%) C#
4 1 (0.76%) Java
4 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (5.30%) Degree
2 1 (0.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.82%) QA
2 7 (5.30%) PMO
3 2 (1.52%) COBIT
3 2 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.76%) CESG Infosec
4 1 (0.76%) GDPR
4 1 (0.76%) GxP
4 1 (0.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.76%) NIST
4 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.30%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.52%) Docker
2 2 (1.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.76%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.76%) QRadar
Vendors
1 28 (21.21%) SAP
2 15 (11.36%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.79%) Adobe
4 4 (3.03%) Ariba
4 4 (3.03%) Databricks
5 3 (2.27%) JD Edwards
5 3 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.27%) Tableau
6 2 (1.52%) Alteryx
6 2 (1.52%) Oracle
6 2 (1.52%) Workday
7 1 (0.76%) Automation Anywhere
7 1 (0.76%) Cisco
7 1 (0.76%) HP
7 1 (0.76%) Intel
7 1 (0.76%) Meraki
7 1 (0.76%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.76%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.76%) Progress
7 1 (0.76%) ServiceNow