Period
to 8 December 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Virtual Team in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Team over the 6 months to 8 December 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 181 211 177
Rank change year-on-year +30 -34 -26
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 37 49 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.66% 0.69% 1.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.04% 1.73% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 37 44
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £324 £400 £400
90th Percentile £664 £660 £664
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,812 2,827 3,024
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 32.10% 39.85% 42.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,384 2,190 2,355
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £285 £281 £313
90th Percentile £700 £713 £725
Central London median daily rate £515 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -1.90% - +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 61 35
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.25 £24.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -21.38% +28.87%
10th Percentile £12.38 £13.31 £13.13
90th Percentile £51.75 £33.00 £33.92
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.25 £22.26
% change year-on-year +9.09% -13.51% +17.14%

Virtual Team
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Team in the City of London

Virtual Team
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Team in the City of London

Virtual Team
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Team in the City of London over the 6 months to 8 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Virtual Team in the City of London

Virtual Team
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Virtual Team in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 City of London region with a requirement for Virtual Team.

1 23 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (24.32%) AWS
2 9 (24.32%) Microservices
3 8 (21.62%) DevOps
3 8 (21.62%) Linux
4 7 (18.92%) Finance
4 7 (18.92%) Docker
4 7 (18.92%) Kubernetes
4 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure as Code
5 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
6 5 (13.51%) Project Management
6 5 (13.51%) Banking
6 5 (13.51%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (13.51%) Virtual Team Management
6 5 (13.51%) Front End Development
7 4 (10.81%) Analytics
7 4 (10.81%) Data Science
7 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (10.81%) Informatica
7 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (10.81%) SQL
7 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
7 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
7 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
8 3 (8.11%) OOD
8 3 (8.11%) ETL
8 3 (8.11%) Windows
8 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
8 3 (8.11%) HTML

Virtual Team
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.70%) CMS
3 1 (2.70%) Confluence
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.70%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) AWS
2 1 (2.70%) Azure
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (2.70%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.41%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.70%) Law
5 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (13.51%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Data Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Process Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Scrum Master
6 1 (2.70%) Designer
6 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Platform Manager
6 1 (2.70%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Salesforce Administrator
6 1 (2.70%) Security Designer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Designer
6 1 (2.70%) Strategy Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) .NET
1 3 (8.11%) CSS
1 3 (8.11%) HTML
2 2 (5.41%) GraphQL
2 2 (5.41%) React
2 2 (5.41%) Redux
2 2 (5.41%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.70%) Ajax
3 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.70%) HTML5
3 1 (2.70%) jQuery
3 1 (2.70%) Lambda Expressions
3 1 (2.70%) Node.js
3 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.70%) WCF
3 1 (2.70%) WinForms
3 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.41%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.70%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.70%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) Unix
4 1 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (24.32%) Microservices
3 8 (21.62%) DevOps
4 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure as Code
5 5 (13.51%) Front End Development
5 5 (13.51%) Project Management
5 5 (13.51%) Virtual Team Management
6 4 (10.81%) Analytics
6 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
6 4 (10.81%) Data Science
6 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.11%) Data Analysis
7 3 (8.11%) Data Architecture
7 3 (8.11%) ETL
7 3 (8.11%) Functional Programming
7 3 (8.11%) Master Data Management
7 3 (8.11%) OOD
7 3 (8.11%) Scrum
7 3 (8.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.81%) SQL
3 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.41%) C#
4 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) ISO 9001
1 2 (5.41%) PMO
1 2 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Docker
2 1 (2.70%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Informatica
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Adobe
3 2 (5.41%) Cognos
3 2 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.70%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco
4 1 (2.70%) F5
4 1 (2.70%) Juniper
4 1 (2.70%) McAfee
4 1 (2.70%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.70%) Symantec