The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 26 June 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)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 - 136
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing FMCG 9 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.41% - 0.100%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.42% - 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £400 - £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £488 £434
% change year-on-year -15.38% +12.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year - +80.20%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 634 1007 849
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 29.03% 34.78% 28.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 541 387
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £483 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 40
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £28.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +39.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £14.93 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

FMCG
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

FMCG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FMCG in Scotland

FMCG
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 6 £400 -
Edinburgh - 2 £381 -
FMCG
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for FMCG.

1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Manufacturing
2 5 (41.67%) ERP
3 4 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) PMO
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (16.67%) User Experience
5 2 (16.67%) SDLC
5 2 (16.67%) Marketing
5 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
5 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (16.67%) Banking
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 1 (8.33%) Retail
6 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
6 1 (8.33%) SAP BW
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (8.33%) SAP

FMCG
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) SAP BW
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Project Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) IT Director
3 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) PMO Director
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Director
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Transformation Director
3 1 (8.33%) Transformation Programme Director
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ERP
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (8.33%) Business Process Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Case Management
5 1 (8.33%) Coaching
5 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) User Stories
5 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) SAP