Period
to 20 January 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Virtual Team in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Team over the 6 months to 20 January 2020 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)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 103 113 101
Rank change year-on-year +10 -12 +10
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 2 17 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.11% 0.66% 1.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 2.61% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 24
Edinburgh median daily rate £304 £500 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.20% -11.11% +50.00%
10th Percentile £294 £450 £333
90th Percentile £315 £550 £625
Scotland median daily rate £475 £405 £550
% change year-on-year +17.28% -26.36% +57.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £13.00 - -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 551 652 804
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 29.67% 25.48% 27.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 333 448
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £153 £220 £254
90th Percentile £563 £550 £563
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate £36.25 £17.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.14% -41.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £18.64 £15.28 £18.27
90th Percentile £51.50 £46.63 £130.25
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +79.49% -2.50% -1.23%

Virtual Team
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Team in Edinburgh

Virtual Team
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Team in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 January 2020, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Virtual Team.

1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Primavera
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Capita
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) Zephyr
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Traceability Matrix
1 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (50.00%) Postman

Virtual Team
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Primavera
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Postman
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Traceability Matrix
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Capita
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft