Period
to 19 July 2019

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 19 July 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)
England > London
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 406 452 431
Rank change year-on-year +46 -21 -31
Contract jobs citing FMCG 187 190 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.45% 0.41% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.29% 1.15% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 124 99
London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.21% +0.05% +14.46%
10th Percentile £311 £230 £312
90th Percentile £661 £650 £625
England median daily rate £477 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.89% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 1
London median hourly rate £28.00 £37.50 £43.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.33% -13.29% +105.95%
10th Percentile £19.85 £35.75 £41.63
90th Percentile £75.08 £39.50 £44.88
England median hourly rate £28.00 £37.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year -25.33% +47.06% -8.52%

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 14,466 16,578 15,403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 35.19% 35.89% 36.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,155 11,769 10,829
London median daily rate £525 £505 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.06% +0.90% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £306
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 269 232
London median hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £21.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.89% +2.51% +9.75%
10th Percentile £13.45 £13.10 £12.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.10 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.63 £22.42 £19.66
% change year-on-year -8.01% +14.04% -1.70%

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 19 July 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing FMCG in London over the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 July 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
West London +25 81 £465 +3.33% 5
Central London +27 15 £488 -9.30% 3
South London +23 5 £303 - 1
East London +8 2 £386 -25.64%
FMCG
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 London region with a requirement for FMCG.

1 58 (31.02%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (29.41%) SAP
3 48 (25.67%) Finance
4 41 (21.93%) Retail
5 34 (18.18%) ERP
6 29 (15.51%) Project Management
7 23 (12.30%) Pharmaceutical
7 23 (12.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (11.76%) Manufacturing
8 22 (11.76%) Microsoft
8 22 (11.76%) Python
9 21 (11.23%) Change Management
9 21 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (10.70%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (10.70%) Degree
11 19 (10.16%) Banking
11 19 (10.16%) DevOps
11 19 (10.16%) Microsoft Azure
12 17 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
13 16 (8.56%) Power BI
13 16 (8.56%) Power Platform
14 15 (8.02%) Problem-Solving
15 14 (7.49%) JavaScript
16 13 (6.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 13 (6.95%) Scrum
16 13 (6.95%) Migration
16 13 (6.95%) Amazon AWS
17 12 (6.42%) Big Data
17 12 (6.42%) Jenkins
17 12 (6.42%) Web Services

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 10 (5.35%) nginx
2 9 (4.81%) Cloud Foundry
2 9 (4.81%) Tomcat
2 9 (4.81%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.67%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.53%) CMS
5 1 (0.53%) Documentum
5 1 (0.53%) Drupal
Applications
1 17 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (6.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (4.28%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (3.21%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.60%) InVision
6 2 (1.07%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.53%) Sketch
7 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (4.81%) SAP ERP
2 7 (3.74%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (3.21%) SAP Hybris
4 4 (2.14%) SAP LE
4 4 (2.14%) SAP PP
5 3 (1.60%) SAP MM
6 2 (1.07%) NetSuite
6 2 (1.07%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 2 (1.07%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.53%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.53%) Magento
7 1 (0.53%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.53%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.53%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.53%) SAP QM
7 1 (0.53%) SAP WM
7 1 (0.53%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (8.56%) Power Platform
3 13 (6.95%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (4.81%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (4.81%) npm
4 9 (4.81%) PaaS
5 7 (3.74%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.53%) BlazeMeter
6 1 (0.53%) Boomi
6 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.53%) Heroku
6 1 (0.53%) Office 365
6 1 (0.53%) Serverless
6 1 (0.53%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.07%) Firewall
1 2 (1.07%) HTTP
1 2 (1.07%) Internet
1 2 (1.07%) Intranet
2 1 (0.53%) DHCP
2 1 (0.53%) DNS
2 1 (0.53%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.53%) LAN
2 1 (0.53%) MPLS
2 1 (0.53%) Network Security
2 1 (0.53%) Profibus
2 1 (0.53%) SMTP
2 1 (0.53%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.53%) VLAN
2 1 (0.53%) VPN
2 1 (0.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.56%) Power BI
2 12 (6.42%) Big Data
3 9 (4.81%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.74%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (3.74%) Spotfire
5 6 (3.21%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.14%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.14%) SAP BW
6 4 (2.14%) SAP HANA
6 4 (2.14%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.60%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.60%) Impala
7 3 (1.60%) MS Access
7 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.07%) Looker
8 2 (1.07%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.07%) PowerPivot
8 2 (1.07%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.53%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 12 (6.42%) Jenkins
2 9 (4.81%) Gradle
2 9 (4.81%) gulp
2 9 (4.81%) IBM UrbanCode
2 9 (4.81%) Jasmine
2 9 (4.81%) JUnit
2 9 (4.81%) Maven
2 9 (4.81%) TeamCity
3 5 (2.67%) JIRA
4 4 (2.14%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.07%) Selenium
6 1 (0.53%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.53%) Mocha
6 1 (0.53%) ProC
6 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.53%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.53%) Zephyr
General
1 48 (25.67%) Finance
2 41 (21.93%) Retail
3 23 (12.30%) Pharmaceutical
4 22 (11.76%) Manufacturing
5 19 (10.16%) Banking
6 9 (4.81%) Marketing
7 8 (4.28%) Games
8 5 (2.67%) Retail Banking
9 4 (2.14%) Legal
10 2 (1.07%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.53%) Advertising
11 1 (0.53%) Electronics
11 1 (0.53%) Law
11 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (20.32%) Analyst
2 24 (12.83%) Consultant
3 18 (9.63%) Business Analyst
3 18 (9.63%) Project Manager
4 11 (5.88%) Developer
5 10 (5.35%) Data Analyst
5 10 (5.35%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (4.81%) SAP Consultant
7 8 (4.28%) Architect
7 8 (4.28%) Change Manager
7 8 (4.28%) SAP Manager
8 7 (3.74%) Data Scientist
8 7 (3.74%) FMCG Manager
9 6 (3.21%) FMCG Analyst
9 6 (3.21%) FMCG Project Manager
9 6 (3.21%) Product Owner
10 5 (2.67%) FMCG Business Analyst
10 5 (2.67%) Microsoft Consultant
10 5 (2.67%) SAP Analyst
10 5 (2.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.42%) Web Services
2 10 (5.35%) Node.js
2 10 (5.35%) React
3 9 (4.81%) RESTful
4 7 (3.74%) HTML
5 5 (2.67%) CSS
5 5 (2.67%) EDI
5 5 (2.67%) Natural Language Processing
5 5 (2.67%) XML
6 3 (1.60%) .NET
6 3 (1.60%) BAPI
6 3 (1.60%) Middleware
6 3 (1.60%) REST
6 3 (1.60%) Spring
7 2 (1.07%) J2EE
7 2 (1.07%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.53%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.53%) LESS
8 1 (0.53%) OpenCV
8 1 (0.53%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.28%) User Experience
4 4 (2.14%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.07%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.07%) Derivative
5 2 (1.07%) LIMS
5 2 (1.07%) Podcast
5 2 (1.07%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.07%) Social Media
5 2 (1.07%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.53%) CMDB
6 1 (0.53%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.53%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.53%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.53%) Marketing Technology
6 1 (0.53%) SCADA
6 1 (0.53%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.14%) Windows
2 2 (1.07%) AIX
3 1 (0.53%) Android
3 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.53%) Linux
3 1 (0.53%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (31.02%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (18.18%) ERP
3 29 (15.51%) Project Management
4 23 (12.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (11.23%) Change Management
6 20 (10.70%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (10.16%) DevOps
8 15 (8.02%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (6.95%) Migration
9 13 (6.95%) Scrum
10 11 (5.88%) Data Science
10 11 (5.88%) Process Improvement
11 10 (5.35%) Analytics
11 10 (5.35%) Open Source
12 9 (4.81%) Data Modelling
12 9 (4.81%) Logistics
12 9 (4.81%) Record to Report
12 9 (4.81%) Software Delivery
13 8 (4.28%) Machine Learning
13 8 (4.28%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.76%) Python
2 14 (7.49%) JavaScript
3 11 (5.88%) C#
3 11 (5.88%) Java
3 11 (5.88%) SQL
4 10 (5.35%) C++
4 10 (5.35%) Groovy
4 10 (5.35%) R
4 10 (5.35%) Shell Script
5 9 (4.81%) Ruby
6 6 (3.21%) C
7 5 (2.67%) Scala
8 3 (1.60%) VBA
9 2 (1.07%) ABAP
9 2 (1.07%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.53%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (10.70%) Degree
2 6 (3.21%) PhD
3 4 (2.14%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.14%) Master's Degree
4 3 (1.60%) SAP Certification
5 2 (1.07%) CIPD
5 2 (1.07%) CISA
5 2 (1.07%) CRISC
5 2 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.53%) CCA
6 1 (0.53%) CCENT
6 1 (0.53%) CCNA
6 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.53%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.28%) PMO
2 4 (2.14%) CDISC
2 4 (2.14%) QA
2 4 (2.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.60%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.07%) GDPR
4 2 (1.07%) ITGC
5 1 (0.53%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.53%) COBIT
5 1 (0.53%) GAMP
5 1 (0.53%) GxP
5 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.53%) NIST
5 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (5.35%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (4.81%) Docker
3 4 (2.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.53%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (5.35%) Ansible
1 10 (5.35%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (5.35%) Puppet
2 9 (4.81%) Kubernetes
2 9 (4.81%) Terraform
3 3 (1.60%) SCCM
4 1 (0.53%) CASB
4 1 (0.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 55 (29.41%) SAP
2 22 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.35%) Tableau
3 10 (5.35%) Workday
4 9 (4.81%) Adobe
4 9 (4.81%) Facebook
5 6 (3.21%) hybris
6 5 (2.67%) Concur
6 5 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.14%) Cognos
7 4 (2.14%) JD Edwards
8 3 (1.60%) Manugistics
8 3 (1.60%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.07%) Alteryx
9 2 (1.07%) CyberArk
9 2 (1.07%) OpenText
9 2 (1.07%) Oracle
9 2 (1.07%) Siemens
10 1 (0.53%) Dell
10 1 (0.53%) HP