Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 358 283 335
Rank change year-on-year -75 +52 +4
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 663 859 719
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.69% 0.91% 0.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.02% 2.62% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 498 450
England median daily rate £475 £500 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.53% +3.33%
10th Percentile £306 £309 £263
90th Percentile £676 £625 £700
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 9
England median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.41% +2.78% -2.93%
10th Percentile £23.00 £27.00 £18.63
90th Percentile £57.50 £57.50 £43.15
UK median hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -2.74% +1.39% -2.93%

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 32,792 32,811 33,554
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.37% 34.64% 34.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,897 21,917 22,048
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £283 £263 £250
90th Percentile £666 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 992 981 1,144
England median hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.80% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.67
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £47.35
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.26%

Virtual Team
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Team in England

Virtual Team
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Team in England

Virtual Team
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Team in England over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Virtual Team in England

Virtual Team
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Virtual Team in England

Virtual Team
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Team in England over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor 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 14 November 2018. 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 -94 298 £500 -5.66% 78
South East +16 171 £475 +5.56% 26
North of England -8 78 £408 +1.24% 21
Midlands -7 47 £400 +14.29% 21
Yorkshire +6 39 £450 +36.36% 5
North West -13 36 £408 +12.41% 13
South West -27 35 £438 +29.63% 1
West Midlands -21 31 £463 +212.50% 13
East of England -21 31 £425 -12.82% 7
East Midlands +9 16 £373 -6.16% 8
North East -12 4 £395 -21.00% 3
Virtual Team
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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.

1 293 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (27.00%) Finance
3 122 (18.40%) Virtual Team Management
4 121 (18.25%) Project Management
5 115 (17.35%) Scrum
6 110 (16.59%) Analytical Skills
7 96 (14.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 87 (13.12%) Microsoft
9 86 (12.97%) SQL
10 81 (12.22%) Java
11 77 (11.61%) Jenkins
12 72 (10.86%) Degree
12 72 (10.86%) ITIL
13 71 (10.71%) Linux
14 64 (9.65%) Test Automation
14 64 (9.65%) Problem-Solving
15 63 (9.50%) JIRA
16 62 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
16 62 (9.35%) TDD
17 60 (9.05%) Git (software)
18 56 (8.45%) Windows
18 56 (8.45%) Oracle
19 55 (8.30%) Banking
20 52 (7.84%) Change Management
21 51 (7.69%) Migration
21 51 (7.69%) BDD
22 50 (7.54%) Unix
23 47 (7.09%) Coaching
24 46 (6.94%) Microsoft Excel
25 45 (6.79%) Python

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 26 (3.92%) Apache
1 26 (3.92%) Confluence
2 18 (2.71%) SharePoint
3 16 (2.41%) Apache Spark
4 9 (1.36%) CMS
4 9 (1.36%) Documentum
5 7 (1.06%) IIS
6 6 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (0.75%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (0.60%) GemFire
8 4 (0.60%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.45%) nginx
10 2 (0.30%) Drupal
10 2 (0.30%) K2 blackpearl
10 2 (0.30%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 46 (6.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (5.73%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (4.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (3.02%) Microsoft Project
5 14 (2.11%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.60%) InDesign
7 4 (0.60%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.30%) Open Workbench
9 2 (0.30%) SPSS
10 1 (0.15%) InVision
10 1 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 10 (1.51%) Eloqua
2 8 (1.21%) SAP IS-U
3 3 (0.45%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.30%) BASE24
4 2 (0.30%) BPCS
4 2 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.30%) Movex
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.30%) Sage 50
4 2 (0.30%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.15%) Bloomberg AIM
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle ASCP
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.15%) Social Studio
5 1 (0.15%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.15%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 40 (6.03%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (3.62%) GitHub
4 16 (2.41%) Office 365
5 14 (2.11%) Amazon S3
6 13 (1.96%) PaaS
7 9 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (1.36%) IaaS
8 8 (1.21%) Serverless
9 7 (1.06%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (1.06%) SaaS
9 7 (1.06%) Slack
10 6 (0.90%) Heroku
11 5 (0.75%) BlueKai
11 5 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.45%) Azure Data Factory
12 3 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.45%) G Suite
12 3 (0.45%) IBM Cloud
12 3 (0.45%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.98%) Firewall
2 17 (2.56%) DNS
2 17 (2.56%) Internet
2 17 (2.56%) WAN
3 10 (1.51%) LAN
4 8 (1.21%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.06%) SAN
5 7 (1.06%) SSL
6 6 (0.90%) Wireless
7 5 (0.75%) HTTP
8 4 (0.60%) DMZ
8 4 (0.60%) Network Security
8 4 (0.60%) Skype
9 3 (0.45%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.45%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (0.45%) FTP
9 3 (0.45%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (0.45%) tcpdump
9 3 (0.45%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (5.13%) Hadoop
2 32 (4.83%) Big Data
3 29 (4.37%) SQL Server
4 27 (4.07%) HBase
5 19 (2.87%) NoSQL
5 19 (2.87%) Relational Database
6 15 (2.26%) Parquet
7 14 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (1.96%) MongoDB
8 13 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (1.81%) Apache Hive
10 9 (1.36%) Oracle Database
10 9 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (1.21%) MySQL
11 8 (1.21%) Power BI
12 7 (1.06%) Data Lake
12 7 (1.06%) MOLAP
12 7 (1.06%) ROLAP
12 7 (1.06%) Sqoop
13 6 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 77 (11.61%) Jenkins
2 63 (9.50%) JIRA
3 60 (9.05%) Git (software)
4 24 (3.62%) Selenium
5 21 (3.17%) Gradle
6 20 (3.02%) Cucumber
6 20 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (2.56%) JUnit
7 17 (2.56%) Visual Studio
8 14 (2.11%) Maven
9 13 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
9 13 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
10 12 (1.81%) Mocha
11 10 (1.51%) WebDriver
12 9 (1.36%) TeamCity
13 7 (1.06%) Eclipse
13 7 (1.06%) IBM UrbanCode
14 6 (0.90%) Axure RP
14 6 (0.90%) JIRA Agile
15 5 (0.75%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 179 (27.00%) Finance
2 55 (8.30%) Banking
3 39 (5.88%) Marketing
4 31 (4.68%) Telecoms
5 28 (4.22%) Retail
6 22 (3.32%) Manufacturing
7 20 (3.02%) Investment Banking
8 16 (2.41%) Pharmaceutical
9 14 (2.11%) Legal
10 12 (1.81%) Front Office
11 11 (1.66%) Automotive
12 10 (1.51%) Electronics
13 9 (1.36%) Billing
13 9 (1.36%) Publishing
14 8 (1.21%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.60%) Games
16 3 (0.45%) Back Office
16 3 (0.45%) French Language
16 3 (0.45%) Law
16 3 (0.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 102 (15.38%) Developer
2 97 (14.63%) Analyst
3 64 (9.65%) Project Manager
4 54 (8.14%) Architect
5 36 (5.43%) Consultant
6 34 (5.13%) Business Analyst
7 29 (4.37%) Scrum Master
8 28 (4.22%) Java Developer
9 24 (3.62%) Senior Manager
10 21 (3.17%) Service Manager
11 20 (3.02%) Programme Manager
12 17 (2.56%) Data Analyst
12 17 (2.56%) Delivery Manager
13 16 (2.41%) Technical Manager
14 14 (2.11%) Network Engineer
14 14 (2.11%) Solutions Architect
15 13 (1.96%) Test Analyst
16 12 (1.81%) Infrastructure Manager
16 12 (1.81%) Security Architect
16 12 (1.81%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (5.43%) JSON
2 31 (4.68%) Middleware
3 28 (4.22%) AngularJS
3 28 (4.22%) Kafka
3 28 (4.22%) REST
4 27 (4.07%) HTML
5 25 (3.77%) HTML5
5 25 (3.77%) RESTful
6 24 (3.62%) Spring
7 23 (3.47%) Web Services
8 19 (2.87%) Node.js
8 19 (2.87%) RabbitMQ
9 18 (2.71%) .NET
9 18 (2.71%) CSS
9 18 (2.71%) J2EE
10 15 (2.26%) Apache Avro
10 15 (2.26%) React
11 12 (1.81%) jQuery
12 11 (1.66%) Gherkin
13 10 (1.51%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 110 (16.59%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (5.28%) User Experience
3 32 (4.83%) Management Information System
4 30 (4.52%) Mobile App
4 30 (4.52%) Self-Motivation
5 26 (3.92%) Linux Command Line
6 22 (3.32%) Computer Science
7 21 (3.17%) Data Centre
8 17 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (1.81%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (1.66%) FMCG
10 11 (1.66%) Internet of Things
11 10 (1.51%) Fixed Income
12 8 (1.21%) PMI
12 8 (1.21%) Public Cloud
13 7 (1.06%) Algorithms
13 7 (1.06%) Life Science
13 7 (1.06%) Smart Meter
13 7 (1.06%) Wiki
14 6 (0.90%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 71 (10.71%) Linux
2 56 (8.45%) Windows
3 50 (7.54%) Unix
4 18 (2.71%) Apple iOS
5 15 (2.26%) Android
5 15 (2.26%) Windows Server
6 9 (1.36%) Solaris
7 7 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.75%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.45%) HPUX
9 3 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.30%) AIX
10 2 (0.30%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.30%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.15%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (18.40%) Virtual Team Management
3 121 (18.25%) Project Management
4 115 (17.35%) Scrum
5 96 (14.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 72 (10.86%) ITIL
7 64 (9.65%) Problem-Solving
7 64 (9.65%) Test Automation
8 62 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
8 62 (9.35%) TDD
9 52 (7.84%) Change Management
10 51 (7.69%) BDD
10 51 (7.69%) Migration
11 47 (7.09%) Coaching
12 45 (6.79%) User Stories
12 45 (6.79%) Waterfall
13 44 (6.64%) Continuous Improvement
13 44 (6.64%) DevOps
14 43 (6.49%) Risk Management
15 42 (6.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 86 (12.97%) SQL
2 81 (12.22%) Java
3 45 (6.79%) JavaScript
3 45 (6.79%) Python
4 28 (4.22%) C#
5 23 (3.47%) Shell Script
6 17 (2.56%) PowerShell
7 16 (2.41%) C++
8 14 (2.11%) T-SQL
9 12 (1.81%) ES6
9 12 (1.81%) Ruby
10 10 (1.51%) TypeScript
11 9 (1.36%) C
12 8 (1.21%) PHP
13 7 (1.06%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.90%) ES7
14 6 (0.90%) R
15 5 (0.75%) Perl
15 5 (0.75%) Scala
16 4 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 72 (10.86%) Degree
2 41 (6.18%) Security Cleared
3 34 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 19 (2.87%) CISSP
5 17 (2.56%) CISM
6 15 (2.26%) PMI Certification
7 12 (1.81%) PMP
8 9 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.75%) CISA
11 5 (0.75%) CSSLP
11 5 (0.75%) PhD
11 5 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.60%) CCNP
12 4 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.60%) MCSA
12 4 (0.60%) MCSE
13 3 (0.45%) CCNA
13 3 (0.45%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.73%) QA
2 29 (4.37%) SLA
3 20 (3.02%) Data Quality
4 19 (2.87%) PMO
5 7 (1.06%) GxP
6 5 (0.75%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.45%) GDPR
8 3 (0.45%) P3O
9 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.15%) COBIT
10 1 (0.15%) IFRS
10 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (4.22%) Docker
2 25 (3.77%) HDFS
3 21 (3.17%) Active Directory
4 20 (3.02%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 11 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (1.36%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (0.60%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.30%) LXC
11 1 (0.15%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.15%) vCloud
11 1 (0.15%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 16 (2.41%) Hadoop YARN
2 15 (2.26%) Ansible
3 12 (1.81%) Kubernetes
4 10 (1.51%) Puppet
5 9 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (1.36%) SCCM
6 6 (0.90%) Oozie
7 4 (0.60%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.45%) Rancher
8 3 (0.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 3 (0.45%) Salt
8 3 (0.45%) SCOM
9 2 (0.30%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.30%) Consul
9 2 (0.30%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.30%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.30%) Mesos
9 2 (0.30%) Nessus
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 87 (13.12%) Microsoft
2 56 (8.45%) Oracle
3 38 (5.73%) SAP
4 19 (2.87%) Cisco
5 17 (2.56%) Google
5 17 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
6 16 (2.41%) HP
7 15 (2.26%) Tableau
8 14 (2.11%) Splunk
9 11 (1.66%) CheckPoint
9 11 (1.66%) EMC
9 11 (1.66%) Pega
9 11 (1.66%) ServiceNow
9 11 (1.66%) VMware
10 10 (1.51%) Adobe
11 8 (1.21%) Atlassian
11 8 (1.21%) IBM
12 7 (1.06%) Murex
12 7 (1.06%) Sybase
13 5 (0.75%) Niku