Period
to 27 May 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Virtual Team in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Team over the 6 months to 27 May 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)
UK > England
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 351 328 339
Rank change year-on-year -23 +11 +3
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 268 656 686
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.64% 0.79% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.94% 2.46% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 404 424
Median daily rate £500 £539 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.19% +13.42% -
10th Percentile £308 £306 £263
90th Percentile £650 £675 £656
UK median daily rate £500 £525 £470
% change year-on-year -4.76% +11.70% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 14
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.63% -22.86% +20.69%
UK median hourly rate £31.00 £27.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +14.81% -23.94% +22.41%

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13,809 26,718 30,064
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.76% 32.23% 32.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,630 17,306 19,735
Median daily rate £475 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.06% +4.44%
10th Percentile £258 £287 £275
90th Percentile £700 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 635 893 962
Median hourly rate £27.18 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.40% -4.55% +10.29%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.85 £11.63
90th Percentile £53.00 £51.25 £50.72
Median hourly rate £28.00 £20.80 £21.90
% change year-on-year +34.60% -5.01% +9.50%

Virtual Team
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Virtual Team as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Team in England

Virtual Team
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Virtual Team in England.

Daily rate trend for Virtual Team in England

Virtual Team
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Virtual Team in England over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Virtual Team in England

Virtual Team
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Virtual Team in England.

Hourly rate trend for Virtual Team in England

Virtual Team
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Virtual Team in England over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Virtual Team in England

Virtual Team
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 27 May 2020. 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
London -4 150 £500 -9.09% 18
South East +53 46 £513 -8.48% 3
South West +65 21 £563 +53.06% 1
North of England +69 17 £411 +2.87% 2
East of England +54 17 £490 +24.84% 1
Yorkshire +60 13 £411 +2.87%
Midlands +41 11 £431 +1.47% 3
East Midlands +30 7 £450 -4.00% 2
West Midlands +42 4 £413 +106.25% 1
North West +28 4 £350 -12.50% 1
Virtual Team
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 England region with a requirement for Virtual Team.

1 96 (35.82%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (27.24%) Azure
3 72 (26.87%) Finance
4 52 (19.40%) SQL
5 50 (18.66%) Java
6 46 (17.16%) Virtual Team Management
7 45 (16.79%) DevOps
8 43 (16.04%) Project Management
9 41 (15.30%) Microsoft
10 40 (14.93%) JavaScript
10 40 (14.93%) Scrum
11 38 (14.18%) Test Automation
12 32 (11.94%) Office 365
12 32 (11.94%) Problem-Solving
13 31 (11.57%) Continuous Integration
14 30 (11.19%) Banking
14 30 (11.19%) Stakeholder Management
15 29 (10.82%) Degree
15 29 (10.82%) AWS
15 29 (10.82%) Microservices
16 28 (10.45%) Project Delivery
17 27 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
17 27 (10.07%) Docker
17 27 (10.07%) .NET
18 26 (9.70%) Git (software)
19 25 (9.33%) Spring
19 25 (9.33%) CSS
19 25 (9.33%) AngularJS
20 24 (8.96%) Kubernetes
20 24 (8.96%) Windows

Virtual Team
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 10 (3.73%) Apache Spark
1 10 (3.73%) Confluence
2 7 (2.61%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.24%) Apache
3 6 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (2.24%) IIS
4 4 (1.49%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.12%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (1.12%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.75%) CMS
6 2 (0.75%) JBoss
6 2 (0.75%) nginx
6 2 (0.75%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.24%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.87%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.37%) Camtasia
5 1 (0.37%) Maya
5 1 (0.37%) Open Workbench
5 1 (0.37%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 10 (3.73%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.75%) SAP Retail
3 2 (0.75%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.37%) Eikon
4 1 (0.37%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.37%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
4 1 (0.37%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.37%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (0.37%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 73 (27.24%) Azure
2 32 (11.94%) Office 365
3 29 (10.82%) AWS
4 14 (5.22%) GCP
5 12 (4.48%) Power Platform
6 9 (3.36%) SaaS
7 7 (2.61%) IaaS
7 7 (2.61%) PaaS
8 6 (2.24%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (1.87%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (1.87%) GitHub
9 5 (1.87%) OneDrive
10 4 (1.49%) Trello
11 3 (1.12%) G Suite
11 3 (1.12%) Heroku
11 3 (1.12%) Lucidchart
11 3 (1.12%) Serverless
11 3 (1.12%) Yammer
12 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.75%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.22%) SSL
2 11 (4.10%) Skype
3 10 (3.73%) HTTP
3 10 (3.73%) HTTPS
4 9 (3.36%) DNS
4 9 (3.36%) Firewall
4 9 (3.36%) TCP/IP
4 9 (3.36%) WAN
5 7 (2.61%) Internet
6 6 (2.24%) Broadband
7 5 (1.87%) LAN
8 4 (1.49%) DHCP
8 4 (1.49%) VPN
9 3 (1.12%) DMZ
9 3 (1.12%) Wireless
10 2 (0.75%) 4G
10 2 (0.75%) 5G
10 2 (0.75%) Intranet
10 2 (0.75%) LTE
10 2 (0.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.22%) NoSQL
2 10 (3.73%) Power BI
3 8 (2.99%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (2.24%) SQL Server
5 5 (1.87%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.49%) Redis
6 4 (1.49%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.49%) SAP HANA
7 3 (1.12%) Blockchain
7 3 (1.12%) Cosmos DB
7 3 (1.12%) MySQL
7 3 (1.12%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.37%) Big Data
9 1 (0.37%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.37%) Mixpanel
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (9.70%) Git (software)
2 22 (8.21%) JIRA
3 17 (6.34%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.61%) Subversion
5 6 (2.24%) Postman
5 6 (2.24%) Selenium
5 6 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.87%) Cucumber
6 5 (1.87%) NUnit
6 5 (1.87%) Zephyr
7 4 (1.49%) Fiddler
7 4 (1.49%) JUnit
7 4 (1.49%) SpecFlow
7 4 (1.49%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.75%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.75%) Maven
8 2 (0.75%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.37%) Mocha
9 1 (0.37%) Mockito
9 1 (0.37%) MSBuild
General
1 72 (26.87%) Finance
2 30 (11.19%) Banking
3 20 (7.46%) Telecoms
4 17 (6.34%) Retail
5 11 (4.10%) Manufacturing
6 10 (3.73%) Legal
7 8 (2.99%) Marketing
8 7 (2.61%) Public Sector
9 6 (2.24%) Front Office
10 5 (1.87%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.87%) Games
10 5 (1.87%) Investment Banking
11 4 (1.49%) Billing
12 3 (1.12%) German Language
12 3 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (1.12%) Police
12 3 (1.12%) Private Banking
12 3 (1.12%) Publishing
13 2 (0.75%) Back Office
13 2 (0.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (23.51%) Developer
2 35 (13.06%) Project Manager
3 33 (12.31%) Analyst
4 32 (11.94%) Java Developer
5 20 (7.46%) Architect
6 15 (5.60%) Consultant
7 12 (4.48%) Business Analyst
7 12 (4.48%) Security Analyst
8 10 (3.73%) Full Stack Developer
9 8 (2.99%) .NET Developer
9 8 (2.99%) IT Manager
9 8 (2.99%) Scrum Master
9 8 (2.99%) Service Manager
9 8 (2.99%) Software Developer
10 7 (2.61%) C# Developer
10 7 (2.61%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (2.24%) Delivery Manager
11 6 (2.24%) IT Project Manager
11 6 (2.24%) Senior Manager
11 6 (2.24%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.07%) .NET
2 25 (9.33%) AngularJS
2 25 (9.33%) CSS
2 25 (9.33%) Spring
3 19 (7.09%) Web Services
4 18 (6.72%) React
5 17 (6.34%) HTML
5 17 (6.34%) Node.js
5 17 (6.34%) RESTful
6 14 (5.22%) XML
7 13 (4.85%) ASP.NET
7 13 (4.85%) JSON
8 12 (4.48%) Hibernate
8 12 (4.48%) Sass
9 11 (4.10%) Kafka
9 11 (4.10%) Spring Boot
9 11 (4.10%) Spring Security
10 10 (3.73%) Guice
10 10 (3.73%) JAAS
11 9 (3.36%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.46%) User Experience
3 14 (5.22%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (4.48%) Management Information System
5 11 (4.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (4.10%) Mobile App
6 9 (3.36%) Data Centre
7 8 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (2.24%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.49%) Credit Risk
9 4 (1.49%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.12%) CMDB
10 3 (1.12%) Digital TV
11 2 (0.75%) Blog
11 2 (0.75%) FMCG
11 2 (0.75%) NHS
11 2 (0.75%) PKI
11 2 (0.75%) Taxonomies
11 2 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.75%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.96%) Windows
2 16 (5.97%) Linux
3 5 (1.87%) Android
4 4 (1.49%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.49%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.12%) Unix
5 3 (1.12%) VMS
6 2 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.75%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (35.82%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (17.16%) Virtual Team Management
3 45 (16.79%) DevOps
4 43 (16.04%) Project Management
5 40 (14.93%) Scrum
6 38 (14.18%) Test Automation
7 32 (11.94%) Problem-Solving
8 31 (11.57%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (11.19%) Stakeholder Management
10 29 (10.82%) Microservices
11 28 (10.45%) Project Delivery
12 23 (8.58%) Decision-Making
12 23 (8.58%) SDLC
12 23 (8.58%) Software Engineering
13 20 (7.46%) Continuous Improvement
14 19 (7.09%) ITIL
15 18 (6.72%) Computer Science
15 18 (6.72%) Migration
16 16 (5.97%) TDD
16 16 (5.97%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 52 (19.40%) SQL
2 50 (18.66%) Java
3 40 (14.93%) JavaScript
4 21 (7.84%) C#
5 15 (5.60%) PowerShell
6 13 (4.85%) Python
7 11 (4.10%) Java 8
7 11 (4.10%) Kotlin
7 11 (4.10%) Scala
7 11 (4.10%) TypeScript
8 3 (1.12%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.75%) C
9 2 (0.75%) C++
9 2 (0.75%) Groovy
9 2 (0.75%) Perl
9 2 (0.75%) R
9 2 (0.75%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.37%) PHP
10 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (10.82%) Degree
2 14 (5.22%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.85%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.24%) CISSP
5 6 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.87%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.87%) Master's Degree
7 4 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.49%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.12%) PMP
8 3 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.75%) CCIE
9 2 (0.75%) CISM
9 2 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.75%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.37%) APMP
10 1 (0.37%) CISA
10 1 (0.37%) CSSLP
10 1 (0.37%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.34%) QA
2 7 (2.61%) PMO
3 5 (1.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.12%) NIST
6 2 (0.75%) GDPR
6 2 (0.75%) SLA
7 1 (0.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.37%) ITGC
7 1 (0.37%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.37%) RMADS
System Software
1 27 (10.07%) Docker
2 16 (5.97%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.37%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 24 (8.96%) Kubernetes
2 17 (6.34%) Microsoft Intune
3 11 (4.10%) EnCase
4 10 (3.73%) Prometheus
4 10 (3.73%) Zipkin
5 6 (2.24%) Terraform
6 4 (1.49%) Ansible
7 3 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.12%) Puppet
8 2 (0.75%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.75%) SCCM
9 1 (0.37%) CASB
9 1 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.37%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.37%) Salt
9 1 (0.37%) WMI
Vendors
1 41 (15.30%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.60%) SAP
3 12 (4.48%) Oracle
4 9 (3.36%) ServiceNow
5 7 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (2.24%) Ariba
6 6 (2.24%) Cisco
6 6 (2.24%) Google
7 5 (1.87%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.87%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.49%) Telerik
8 4 (1.49%) VMware
9 3 (1.12%) Bloomberg
9 3 (1.12%) CyberArk
9 3 (1.12%) FXall
10 2 (0.75%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.75%) Nintex
10 2 (0.75%) Tableau
10 2 (0.75%) Talend
10 2 (0.75%) Workday