Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 308 340 331
Rank change year-on-year +32 -9 +56
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 753 597 700
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.81% 0.68% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.41% 2.06% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 371 446
England median daily rate £500 £455 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.89% - +7.06%
10th Percentile £310 £268 £300
90th Percentile £638 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 18
England median hourly rate £40.00 £18.88 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +111.92% -48.29% -30.48%
10th Percentile £16.40 £16.13 £18.03
90th Percentile £63.31 £39.75 £50.95
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £18.88 £36.50
% change year-on-year +111.92% -48.29% -30.48%

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 31,307 28,947 32,416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.58% 32.77% 32.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,184 19,003 21,189
England median daily rate £460 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.14% +2.94% +3.03%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £663 £628 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 921 1,034 1,233
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.61 £11.32 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.50 £47.50 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +17.14%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +5 391 £520 -0.95% 72
South East +53 175 £475 +14.11% 25
North of England +65 80 £410 +9.33% 26
East of England -4 51 £425 -9.57% 11
Midlands +11 41 £433 +1.76% 7
Yorkshire +20 37 £400 -7.41% 8
North West +19 29 £350 -3.45% 15
East Midlands +17 23 £400 -3.61% 4
South West 0 17 £395 +49.06% 8
West Midlands 0 17 £476 +11.94% 3
North East +53 15 £550 +46.67% 3
Virtual Team
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 395 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
2 217 (28.82%) Finance
3 168 (22.31%) Java
4 155 (20.58%) Scrum
5 140 (18.59%) Project Management
6 134 (17.80%) Virtual Team Management
7 120 (15.94%) Degree
8 107 (14.21%) Stakeholder Management
9 106 (14.08%) Jenkins
10 102 (13.55%) JavaScript
11 100 (13.28%) SQL
11 100 (13.28%) DevOps
12 99 (13.15%) Microsoft
12 99 (13.15%) TDD
13 96 (12.75%) BDD
14 94 (12.48%) Linux
15 92 (12.22%) Spring
15 92 (12.22%) SDLC
16 90 (11.95%) Git (software)
17 87 (11.55%) Banking
18 84 (11.16%) Continuous Integration
19 83 (11.02%) Test Automation
20 79 (10.49%) QA
21 78 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
21 78 (10.36%) Windows
22 76 (10.09%) Amazon AWS
23 71 (9.43%) CSS
24 70 (9.30%) RESTful
25 69 (9.16%) HTML
26 64 (8.50%) SAP

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 57 (7.57%) Apache
2 34 (4.52%) Confluence
3 33 (4.38%) CMS
4 30 (3.98%) SharePoint
5 26 (3.45%) JBoss
6 23 (3.05%) Apache Spark
7 22 (2.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 19 (2.52%) Apache ServiceMix
9 18 (2.39%) Cloud Foundry
9 18 (2.39%) Tomcat
10 15 (1.99%) WebSphere
11 14 (1.86%) WebSphere Application Server
12 9 (1.20%) MS Exchange
13 8 (1.06%) GemFire
13 8 (1.06%) Mule
14 7 (0.93%) Documentum
14 7 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
15 6 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
15 6 (0.80%) Mule ESB
16 5 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 41 (5.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (5.05%) Microsoft Project
3 25 (3.32%) Microsoft Office
4 22 (2.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (2.26%) MS Visio
6 10 (1.33%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.80%) InDesign
9 3 (0.40%) InVision
9 3 (0.40%) UXPin
10 1 (0.13%) Doxygen
10 1 (0.13%) HipChat
10 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (1.33%) SAP S/4HANA
2 8 (1.06%) SAP SD
3 6 (0.80%) NetSuite
3 6 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.80%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 6 (0.80%) SAP MDG
3 6 (0.80%) SAP MM
3 6 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.66%) SDL Web 8
5 3 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.40%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.27%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.27%) SAP FSCM
6 2 (0.27%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.13%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.13%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.13%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 76 (10.09%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (8.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (4.91%) GitHub
4 20 (2.66%) Office 365
5 18 (2.39%) PaaS
6 17 (2.26%) IaaS
7 16 (2.12%) npm
8 9 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (1.06%) SaaS
10 7 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 7 (0.93%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.93%) Serverless
11 4 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.40%) IBM Cloud
13 2 (0.27%) Bluemix
13 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.27%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
14 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
14 1 (0.13%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.05%) DNS
2 19 (2.52%) Firewall
3 17 (2.26%) Internet
4 10 (1.33%) WAN
5 9 (1.20%) Network Security
5 9 (1.20%) VoIP
6 8 (1.06%) MPLS
7 7 (0.93%) Ethernet
8 6 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (0.80%) LAN
8 6 (0.80%) PBX
8 6 (0.80%) Skype
8 6 (0.80%) VPN
9 5 (0.66%) Broadband
10 4 (0.53%) BGP
10 4 (0.53%) DHCP
10 4 (0.53%) SAN
10 4 (0.53%) VLAN
11 3 (0.40%) 3G
11 3 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (7.30%) Hadoop
2 49 (6.51%) Big Data
3 38 (5.05%) HBase
4 30 (3.98%) SQL Server
5 26 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 26 (3.45%) NoSQL
6 25 (3.32%) Parquet
7 15 (1.99%) SAP HANA
8 13 (1.73%) CouchDB
9 11 (1.46%) Apache Hive
10 8 (1.06%) OLTP
11 7 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (0.93%) Data Lake
11 7 (0.93%) Lumira
11 7 (0.93%) Power BI
11 7 (0.93%) SAP BW
11 7 (0.93%) Spotfire
12 6 (0.80%) Couchbase
12 6 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (0.80%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 106 (14.08%) Jenkins
2 90 (11.95%) Git (software)
3 51 (6.77%) JIRA
4 46 (6.11%) JUnit
5 42 (5.58%) Gradle
6 29 (3.85%) Cucumber
7 24 (3.19%) Maven
8 16 (2.12%) Mocha
8 16 (2.12%) Selenium
9 14 (1.86%) Mockito
9 14 (1.86%) webpack
10 13 (1.73%) Mercurial
11 10 (1.33%) gulp
12 9 (1.20%) Jasmine
13 8 (1.06%) Gerrit
13 8 (1.06%) IntelliJ
13 8 (1.06%) Sinon.JS
13 8 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
14 7 (0.93%) Babel
14 7 (0.93%) Grunt
General
1 217 (28.82%) Finance
2 87 (11.55%) Banking
3 52 (6.91%) Marketing
3 52 (6.91%) Telecoms
4 50 (6.64%) Investment Banking
5 33 (4.38%) Retail
6 25 (3.32%) Legal
7 24 (3.19%) Pharmaceutical
8 23 (3.05%) Manufacturing
9 18 (2.39%) Games
10 16 (2.12%) Financial Institution
11 15 (1.99%) Front Office
12 13 (1.73%) Publishing
13 10 (1.33%) Billing
14 9 (1.20%) Law
15 6 (0.80%) Military
16 5 (0.66%) Back Office
16 5 (0.66%) General Ledger
16 5 (0.66%) Retail Banking
17 4 (0.53%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 167 (22.18%) Developer
2 110 (14.61%) Project Manager
3 82 (10.89%) Analyst
4 81 (10.76%) Java Developer
5 77 (10.23%) Architect
6 52 (6.91%) Business Analyst
7 34 (4.52%) Scrum Master
8 27 (3.59%) Big Data Developer
9 22 (2.92%) IT Manager
10 20 (2.66%) SAP Analyst
11 19 (2.52%) Agile Developer
11 19 (2.52%) Agile Java Developer
11 19 (2.52%) Consultant
11 19 (2.52%) Designer
11 19 (2.52%) Senior Manager
11 19 (2.52%) Solutions Architect
11 19 (2.52%) Test Manager
12 17 (2.26%) Delivery Manager
12 17 (2.26%) IT Project Manager
12 17 (2.26%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (12.22%) Spring
2 71 (9.43%) CSS
3 70 (9.30%) RESTful
4 69 (9.16%) HTML
5 62 (8.23%) Web Services
6 49 (6.51%) HTML5
7 48 (6.37%) REST
8 45 (5.98%) Middleware
9 44 (5.84%) Kafka
10 41 (5.44%) J2EE
11 39 (5.18%) JSON
12 36 (4.78%) Node.js
13 35 (4.65%) Hibernate
14 33 (4.38%) Apache Camel
15 29 (3.85%) .NET
16 26 (3.45%) AngularJS
16 26 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
17 25 (3.32%) Apache Avro
17 25 (3.32%) CSS3
18 21 (2.79%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 78 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (5.98%) Mobile App
3 36 (4.78%) Management Information System
4 35 (4.65%) Linux Command Line
5 28 (3.72%) User Experience
6 24 (3.19%) Computer Science
7 23 (3.05%) Social Media
8 19 (2.52%) Data Centre
8 19 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (2.52%) Public Cloud
9 18 (2.39%) Fixed Income
10 17 (2.26%) Greenfield Project
11 15 (1.99%) iPad
12 12 (1.59%) PMI
13 11 (1.46%) Credit Risk
14 10 (1.33%) Derivative
14 10 (1.33%) Private Cloud
14 10 (1.33%) Replication
15 9 (1.20%) Enterprise Cloud
16 8 (1.06%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 94 (12.48%) Linux
2 78 (10.36%) Windows
3 42 (5.58%) Unix
4 24 (3.19%) Apple iOS
5 23 (3.05%) Android
6 18 (2.39%) Windows Server
7 16 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (1.99%) Windows 10
9 12 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.93%) Solaris
12 4 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.40%) AIX
14 2 (0.27%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.27%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.13%) CentOS
15 1 (0.13%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 395 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (20.58%) Scrum
3 140 (18.59%) Project Management
4 134 (17.80%) Virtual Team Management
5 107 (14.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 100 (13.28%) DevOps
7 99 (13.15%) TDD
8 96 (12.75%) BDD
9 92 (12.22%) SDLC
10 84 (11.16%) Continuous Integration
11 83 (11.02%) Test Automation
12 54 (7.17%) Continuous Improvement
12 54 (7.17%) ITIL
12 54 (7.17%) PRINCE2
12 54 (7.17%) User Stories
13 53 (7.04%) ERP
14 49 (6.51%) Migration
15 48 (6.37%) Unit Testing
16 45 (5.98%) Risk Management
17 43 (5.71%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 168 (22.31%) Java
2 102 (13.55%) JavaScript
3 100 (13.28%) SQL
4 41 (5.44%) Python
5 36 (4.78%) Shell Script
6 33 (4.38%) C#
7 27 (3.59%) TypeScript
8 24 (3.19%) ES6
9 23 (3.05%) Ruby
10 14 (1.86%) PL/SQL
11 13 (1.73%) Bash Shell
12 12 (1.59%) C++
13 11 (1.46%) C
14 8 (1.06%) PowerShell
15 7 (0.93%) Scala
16 5 (0.66%) PHP
16 5 (0.66%) VBA
16 5 (0.66%) VBScript
17 4 (0.53%) Perl
18 3 (0.40%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 120 (15.94%) Degree
2 38 (5.05%) PMI Certification
3 28 (3.72%) PMP
3 28 (3.72%) Security Cleared
4 20 (2.66%) SC Cleared
5 15 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.20%) Master's Degree
6 9 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 7 (0.93%) CCNA
8 6 (0.80%) APMP
8 6 (0.80%) DBS Check
8 6 (0.80%) ISEB
8 6 (0.80%) MCSE
8 6 (0.80%) MCTS
8 6 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (0.66%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.66%) MCSA
10 4 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (10.49%) QA
2 36 (4.78%) PMO
3 16 (2.12%) SLA
4 13 (1.73%) GDPR
5 5 (0.66%) P3O
6 4 (0.53%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.53%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.40%) MiFID
7 3 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 2 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.27%) GAMP
8 2 (0.27%) GCP
8 2 (0.27%) SEPA
9 1 (0.13%) Basel II
9 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.13%) IFRS
9 1 (0.13%) NIST 800
System Software
1 40 (5.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 34 (4.52%) HDFS
3 27 (3.59%) Docker
4 25 (3.32%) Active Directory
5 16 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (1.20%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.93%) vSphere
8 5 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.27%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.13%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.13%) OpenDJ
11 1 (0.13%) vCloud
11 1 (0.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (3.32%) Hadoop YARN
1 25 (3.32%) Puppet
2 15 (1.99%) Ansible
3 13 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.33%) Terraform
5 9 (1.20%) Kubernetes
5 9 (1.20%) Rancher
6 8 (1.06%) Nagios
7 7 (0.93%) Icinga
8 5 (0.66%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (0.66%) SCCM
9 4 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.40%) QRadar
11 2 (0.27%) Ambari
11 2 (0.27%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
12 1 (0.13%) Capistrano
12 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
12 1 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
12 1 (0.13%) Mesos
12 1 (0.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 99 (13.15%) Microsoft
2 64 (8.50%) SAP
3 38 (5.05%) Oracle
4 32 (4.25%) Adobe
4 32 (4.25%) Red Hat
5 22 (2.92%) Cisco
6 19 (2.52%) VMware
7 17 (2.26%) Atlassian
8 16 (2.12%) HP
8 16 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (1.59%) ATG
9 12 (1.59%) Splunk
10 11 (1.46%) EMC
10 11 (1.46%) NetApp
11 10 (1.33%) Citrix
12 9 (1.20%) Google
13 8 (1.06%) Pega
14 7 (0.93%) AppDynamics
14 7 (0.93%) IBM
14 7 (0.93%) New Relic