Period
to 21 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FMCG over the 6 months to 21 January 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 > North West
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 202 182 186
Rank change year-on-year -20 +4 +19
Contract jobs citing FMCG 8 24 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.14% 0.45% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 1.54% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 15
North West median daily rate £550 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £309 £400
90th Percentile £885 £584 £525
England median daily rate £400 £401 £425
% change year-on-year -0.34% -5.56% -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £27.83 £26.87 £21.00
% change year-on-year +3.57% +27.93% -22.94%

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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,535 1,554 2,013
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 27.33% 29.05% 33.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 971 1,296
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £213 £186 £234
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 91 86
North West median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +31.25% -8.57%
10th Percentile £13.45 £12.89 £11.13
90th Percentile £48.85 £57.50 £46.13
England median hourly rate £20.72 £20.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year -0.91% +4.55% +2.56%

FMCG
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing FMCG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for FMCG in the North West

FMCG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FMCG in the North West

FMCG
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FMCG in the North West over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FMCG in the North West

FMCG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FMCG in the North West

FMCG
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
Merseyside -4 3 £900 - 2
Manchester -31 3 £325 -31.58% 9
Cheshire - 2 £550 - 2
FMCG
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 North West region with a requirement for FMCG.

1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (25.00%) Power BI
3 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Hyperion
3 2 (25.00%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Essbase
3 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) SAP CO
4 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Sage
4 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
4 1 (12.50%) B2B
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) CSS

FMCG
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Sage 1000
1 1 (12.50%) SAP CO
1 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
1 1 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Essbase
1 2 (25.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (12.50%) Advertising
4 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Essbase Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Essbase Developer
2 1 (12.50%) HTML Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Hyperion Developer
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Architect
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Manager
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Programme Manager
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) HTML5
1 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Scrum
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) B2B
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) SEO
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Hyperion
1 2 (25.00%) MicroStrategy
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Sage