Period
to 23 August 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FMCG over the 6 months to 23 August 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 92 96 83
Rank change year-on-year +4 -13 +15
Contract jobs citing FMCG 5 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.36% 0.14% 0.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.30% 0.41% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 6
Reading median daily rate £488 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.71% +1.80% -
10th Percentile £430 £413 £294
90th Percentile £525 £438 £713
Berkshire median daily rate £488 £475 £631
% change year-on-year +2.63% -24.75% +80.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £26.80

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 Reading with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 386 485 387
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 27.75% 32.90% 30.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 297 185
Reading median daily rate £450 £423 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% -0.47% +6.25%
10th Percentile £230 £220 £262
90th Percentile £588 £597 £595
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £415 £421
% change year-on-year +8.43% -1.48% +5.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 8 21
Reading median hourly rate £72.50 £19.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +271.79% +30.00% -25.00%
10th Percentile £20.15 £15.53 £11.25
90th Percentile £83.75 £46.63 £53.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £24.50 £19.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +25.64% +44.44% -22.86%

FMCG
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for FMCG in Reading

FMCG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FMCG in Reading

FMCG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FMCG in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 Reading region with a requirement for FMCG.

1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Web Application Development
2 2 (40.00%) User Stories
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Project Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) German Language
3 1 (20.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall

FMCG
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (40.00%) Microsoft Project
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Development Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Application Development Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Application Development Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Applications Development Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Applications Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Applications Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Development Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Development Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Product Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Web Applications Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Web Development Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Web Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Web Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Project Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) User Stories
2 2 (40.00%) Web Application Development
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (40.00%) Degree