The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 24 April 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.

Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 92 77
Rank change year-on-year +15 -15  
Contract jobs citing FMCG 12 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.86% 0.66% 1.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.59% 2.16% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Median daily rate £400 £435 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.04% -20.90%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £435
% change year-on-year - -2.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 - £24.00

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 Manchester with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 463 556 505
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 33.17% 30.70% 30.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 334 265
Median daily rate £365 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 16
Median hourly rate £22.90 £13.60 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.44% +13.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £11.81 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.16 £24.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.20% +29.72%  

FMCG
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

FMCG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FMCG in Manchester

FMCG
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FMCG in Manchester over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FMCG in Manchester

FMCG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FMCG in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Manchester region with a requirement for FMCG.

1 10 (52.63%) SAP
2 7 (36.84%) Retail
3 4 (21.05%) PLM
3 4 (21.05%) SAP PLM
3 4 (21.05%) Migration
4 3 (15.79%) Adobe
4 3 (15.79%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (10.53%) QlikView
5 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
5 2 (10.53%) SAP PP-PI
5 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (10.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (10.53%) Advertising
5 2 (10.53%) InDesign
5 2 (10.53%) Marketing
5 2 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.53%) Finance
5 2 (10.53%) SAP PP
5 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.53%) Power BI
5 2 (10.53%) Typography
5 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 1 (5.26%) Swim Lanes
6 1 (5.26%) IT Strategy
6 1 (5.26%) Java

FMCG
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (10.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (10.53%) InDesign
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.26%) Acrobat
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) SAP PLM
2 3 (15.79%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (10.53%) SAP PP
3 2 (10.53%) SAP PP-PI
4 1 (5.26%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (5.26%) SAP CO
4 1 (5.26%) SAP FI
4 1 (5.26%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (5.26%) SAP MM
4 1 (5.26%) SAP QM
4 1 (5.26%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (10.53%) Power BI
1 2 (10.53%) QlikView
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (36.84%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Advertising
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) Consultant
1 4 (21.05%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) Artworker
2 2 (10.53%) Creative Artworker
2 2 (10.53%) Developer
2 2 (10.53%) SAP PI Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) SAP PP Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Business Finance Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Finance Business Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Finance Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Finance Systems Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Junior Artworker
3 1 (5.26%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) SAP CO Support
3 1 (5.26%) SAP FI/CO Support
3 1 (5.26%) SAP SD Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
3 1 (5.26%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Migration
1 4 (21.05%) PLM
2 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
2 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
2 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
2 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
2 2 (10.53%) Typography
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) Data Extraction
3 1 (5.26%) ERP
3 1 (5.26%) IT Strategy
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.26%) Quality Management
3 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.26%) Swim Lanes
3 1 (5.26%) Use Case
3 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Java
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) SAP
2 3 (15.79%) Adobe
3 1 (5.26%) JD Edwards
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) TIBCO