Period
to 25 June 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Virtual Team in contract job vacancies advertised in Central London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Team over the 6 months to 25 June 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.

Virtual Team (including Distributed Team, Remote Team, Dispersed Team)
London > Central London
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 200 231 194
Rank change year-on-year +31 -37 +11
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 76 71 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.90% 0.78% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.62% 1.99% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 53 33
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +3.63% -8.10%
10th Percentile £368 £363 £365
90th Percentile £598 £735 £598
London median daily rate £550 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Central London median hourly rate - £69.17 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +377.03% -
London median hourly rate - £20.00 £13.99
% change year-on-year - +42.98% -26.38%

Virtual Team 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 Central London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,905 3,563 2,832
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 34.44% 39.07% 38.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,103 2,708 2,108
Central London median daily rate £525 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £338 £315 £300
90th Percentile £686 £713 £675
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 55 28
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +21.21% -13.16%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.79 £12.46
90th Percentile £49.13 £47.51 £29.77
London median hourly rate £24.50 £23.25 £23.00
% change year-on-year +5.38% +1.09% +14.71%

Virtual Team
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Virtual Team as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Team in Central London

Virtual Team
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Virtual Team in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Team in Central London

Virtual Team
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Team in Central London over the 6 months to 25 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Virtual Team in Central London

Virtual Team
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Team in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Virtual Team in Central London

Virtual Team
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Team within the Central London region over the 6 months to 25 June 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
City of London -9 37 £473 -5.50% 4
West End of London +8 6 £500 +33.33%
City of Westminster - 1 £600 -
Virtual Team
London

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Virtual Team 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 Central London region with a requirement for Virtual Team.

1 56 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (63.16%) Finance
3 29 (38.16%) TDD
3 29 (38.16%) Microservices
4 28 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
5 24 (31.58%) Elasticsearch
5 24 (31.58%) Docker
5 24 (31.58%) NoSQL
5 24 (31.58%) AngularJS
5 24 (31.58%) Front End Development
5 24 (31.58%) Redux
6 23 (30.26%) Redis
6 23 (30.26%) Node.js
7 14 (18.42%) Scrum
8 13 (17.11%) Java
9 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
10 11 (14.47%) DevOps
10 11 (14.47%) QA
11 10 (13.16%) CSS
11 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
11 10 (13.16%) Project Management
12 9 (11.84%) ITIL
13 8 (10.53%) Marketing
13 8 (10.53%) Virtual Team Management
14 7 (9.21%) JIRA
14 7 (9.21%) Linux
14 7 (9.21%) HTML
14 7 (9.21%) Content Management
14 7 (9.21%) Business Analysis
15 6 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management

Virtual Team
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central 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 24 (31.58%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (6.58%) Apache
2 5 (6.58%) CMS
2 5 (6.58%) Confluence
3 4 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.63%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.32%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.32%) IIS
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (2.63%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.32%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 28 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) Skype
1 2 (2.63%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.32%) LAN
2 1 (1.32%) SAN
2 1 (1.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (31.58%) NoSQL
2 23 (30.26%) Redis
3 5 (6.58%) Big Data
3 5 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.26%) Star Schema
5 2 (2.63%) MySQL
6 1 (1.32%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (1.32%) Apache Ignite
6 1 (1.32%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.32%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.32%) DB2
6 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.32%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (9.21%) JIRA
2 5 (6.58%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.26%) JUnit
3 4 (5.26%) Mercurial
3 4 (5.26%) Mockito
4 2 (2.63%) ERwin
4 2 (2.63%) Selenium
4 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.32%) GitLab
5 1 (1.32%) Gradle
5 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.32%) JMeter
5 1 (1.32%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.32%) TestRail
5 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 48 (63.16%) Finance
2 8 (10.53%) Marketing
3 3 (3.95%) Banking
4 2 (2.63%) Back Office
4 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.32%) French Language
5 1 (1.32%) German Language
5 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Legal
5 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (48.68%) Developer
2 24 (31.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 23 (30.26%) React Developer
4 6 (7.89%) Java Developer
5 5 (6.58%) Analyst
5 5 (6.58%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (6.58%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Agile Delivery Manager
6 4 (5.26%) Consultant
6 4 (5.26%) Data Modeller
6 4 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.26%) SAP Delivery Manager
6 4 (5.26%) SAP Manager
7 3 (3.95%) Scrum Master
7 3 (3.95%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
8 2 (2.63%) IT Manager
8 2 (2.63%) Programme Manager
8 2 (2.63%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (31.58%) AngularJS
1 24 (31.58%) Redux
2 23 (30.26%) Node.js
3 10 (13.16%) CSS
4 7 (9.21%) HTML
5 5 (6.58%) jQuery
5 5 (6.58%) Web Services
6 4 (5.26%) OSGi
7 3 (3.95%) .NET
7 3 (3.95%) XML
8 2 (2.63%) Middleware
8 2 (2.63%) RESTful
9 1 (1.32%) .NET Core
9 1 (1.32%) CSS3
9 1 (1.32%) HTML5
9 1 (1.32%) React
9 1 (1.32%) Spring
9 1 (1.32%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (1.32%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) User Experience
2 4 (5.26%) iPad
2 4 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.63%) Social Media
4 1 (1.32%) BYOD
4 1 (1.32%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.32%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.32%) Derivative
4 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.32%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.32%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.32%) Tandem
4 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.21%) Linux
2 5 (6.58%) Windows
3 2 (2.63%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.32%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (38.16%) Microservices
2 29 (38.16%) TDD
3 24 (31.58%) Front End Development
4 14 (18.42%) Scrum
5 11 (14.47%) DevOps
6 10 (13.16%) Project Management
7 9 (11.84%) ITIL
8 8 (10.53%) Virtual Team Management
9 7 (9.21%) Business Analysis
9 7 (9.21%) Content Management
10 6 (7.89%) Analytics
10 6 (7.89%) Service Management
10 6 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (7.89%) Test Automation
11 5 (6.58%) Data Modelling
11 5 (6.58%) E-Commerce
11 5 (6.58%) Matrix Organization
11 5 (6.58%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (6.58%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.11%) Java
2 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.58%) Java 8
4 4 (5.26%) SQL
5 3 (3.95%) Python
6 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.32%) C#
7 1 (1.32%) Perl
7 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (7.89%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.63%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.63%) PMP
3 1 (1.32%) CCA
3 1 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.32%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.32%) MCSE
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.47%) QA
2 3 (3.95%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.63%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.63%) SLA
4 1 (1.32%) PMO
System Software
1 24 (31.58%) Docker
2 2 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.32%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.32%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.58%) Adobe
3 4 (5.26%) hybris
3 4 (5.26%) SAP
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle
4 3 (3.95%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.63%) Cisco
5 2 (2.63%) Citrix
6 1 (1.32%) Avaya
6 1 (1.32%) Equitrac
6 1 (1.32%) Hitachi
6 1 (1.32%) HP
6 1 (1.32%) IBM
6 1 (1.32%) Ivanti
6 1 (1.32%) McAfee
6 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.32%) Splunk
6 1 (1.32%) ThinPrint
6 1 (1.32%) VMware