Period
to 14 October 2019

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 October 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)
UK > England
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 335 361 276
Rank change year-on-year +26 -85 +69
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 573 671 829
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.73% 0.72% 0.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.33% 2.19% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 442 474
England median daily rate £513 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £313
90th Percentile £669 £657 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £473 £475
% change year-on-year +5.82% -0.53% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 20 9
England median hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.43% +7.69% -9.72%
10th Percentile £22.13 £23.00 £17.05
90th Percentile £61.38 £57.50 £42.35
UK median hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year -5.56% +17.07% -14.58%

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 24,563 30,595 30,173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.47% 32.76% 33.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,765 20,115 19,862
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £266 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £671 £650
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 922 958 922
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - -
10th Percentile £11.32 £12.24 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

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 October 2019.

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 October 2019.

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 October 2019. 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 +73 324 £550 +10.00% 47
South East -7 103 £550 +22.22% 17
North of England +19 69 £400 - 11
Yorkshire +38 43 £400 -5.88% 7
Midlands +18 37 £513 +28.13% 19
North West +2 27 £425 +2.72% 4
East Midlands +28 21 £550 +37.50% 6
East of England +20 19 £475 +11.76% 5
South West -21 19 £400 -5.88% 10
West Midlands +8 16 £300 -25.00% 13
Virtual Team
UK

For the 6 months to 14 October 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 England region with a requirement for Virtual Team.

1 272 (47.47%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (37.52%) Finance
3 104 (18.15%) Scrum
4 102 (17.80%) Java
4 102 (17.80%) Virtual Team Management
5 98 (17.10%) SQL
6 89 (15.53%) Project Management
7 86 (15.01%) Stakeholder Management
7 86 (15.01%) JIRA
8 75 (13.09%) Problem-Solving
9 73 (12.74%) Banking
9 73 (12.74%) Azure
9 73 (12.74%) AWS
10 71 (12.39%) DevOps
11 70 (12.22%) Degree
12 67 (11.69%) JavaScript
12 67 (11.69%) Analytics
13 61 (10.65%) Microsoft
14 56 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
15 54 (9.42%) AngularJS
15 54 (9.42%) Migration
16 53 (9.25%) Microservices
17 52 (9.08%) ITIL
18 47 (8.20%) Node.js
19 46 (8.03%) Waterfall
19 46 (8.03%) Docker
20 44 (7.68%) Spring
21 43 (7.50%) Software Engineering
21 43 (7.50%) TDD
21 43 (7.50%) 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 29 (5.06%) SharePoint
2 23 (4.01%) Confluence
2 23 (4.01%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (2.44%) SAS
4 11 (1.92%) CMS
5 10 (1.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 7 (1.22%) Apache
6 7 (1.22%) Skype for Business
7 6 (1.05%) Apache Spark
7 6 (1.05%) K2 blackpearl
8 4 (0.70%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.35%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.35%) Drupal
10 1 (0.17%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.17%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 27 (4.71%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (4.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (3.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (1.22%) Sketch
5 7 (1.22%) Zeplin
6 3 (0.52%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.35%) InDesign
7 2 (0.35%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.17%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.17%) InVision
8 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.17%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (0.70%) Eloqua
1 4 (0.70%) SAP APO
1 4 (0.70%) SAP IBP
1 4 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (0.70%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.52%) Eikon
2 3 (0.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.35%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.35%) BASE24
3 2 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.35%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.35%) SAP HCM
3 2 (0.35%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 73 (12.74%) AWS
1 73 (12.74%) Azure
2 25 (4.36%) GCP
3 24 (4.19%) Office 365
4 15 (2.62%) GitHub
5 11 (1.92%) SaaS
6 7 (1.22%) IaaS
6 7 (1.22%) Slack
7 6 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (1.05%) OpenShift
8 5 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (0.87%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.87%) Google Analytics
8 5 (0.87%) PaaS
8 5 (0.87%) SuccessFactors
9 4 (0.70%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (0.70%) Power Platform
9 4 (0.70%) Trello
9 4 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.27%) HTTP
2 10 (1.75%) Skype
3 9 (1.57%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.22%) Firewall
5 6 (1.05%) 4G
5 6 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (1.05%) LAN
5 6 (1.05%) WAN
6 5 (0.87%) Broadband
6 5 (0.87%) Internet
7 4 (0.70%) 3G
7 4 (0.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (0.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (0.52%) 5G
8 3 (0.52%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (0.52%) Network Security
8 3 (0.52%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.52%) Wireless
9 2 (0.35%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (5.58%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.06%) Big Data
3 28 (4.89%) NoSQL
4 22 (3.84%) Hadoop
5 21 (3.66%) Redis
6 18 (3.14%) BigQuery
7 16 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (2.62%) QlikView
9 14 (2.44%) Pentaho
9 14 (2.44%) Qlik Sense
10 8 (1.40%) Data Lake
11 6 (1.05%) Blockchain
11 6 (1.05%) Neo4j
11 6 (1.05%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
12 5 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (0.87%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.87%) MySQL
13 4 (0.70%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 86 (15.01%) JIRA
2 34 (5.93%) Git (software)
3 24 (4.19%) Selenium
4 18 (3.14%) Jenkins
5 12 (2.09%) JUnit
5 12 (2.09%) NUnit
6 9 (1.57%) Mockito
7 8 (1.40%) Cucumber
7 8 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (1.22%) SonarQube
8 7 (1.22%) WebDriver
9 6 (1.05%) Axure RP
9 6 (1.05%) Robot Framework
9 6 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (0.87%) JMeter
10 5 (0.87%) Mercurial
10 5 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (0.87%) TestRail
11 4 (0.70%) Gerrit
11 4 (0.70%) SoapUI
General
1 215 (37.52%) Finance
2 73 (12.74%) Banking
3 43 (7.50%) Telecoms
4 36 (6.28%) Marketing
5 33 (5.76%) Investment Banking
6 26 (4.54%) Retail
7 16 (2.79%) Financial Institution
8 15 (2.62%) Legal
9 10 (1.75%) Front Office
10 6 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (1.05%) Public Sector
11 5 (0.87%) Back Office
11 5 (0.87%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.87%) Publishing
12 4 (0.70%) Billing
13 3 (0.52%) Games
13 3 (0.52%) German Language
14 2 (0.35%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.35%) Local Government
14 2 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 136 (23.73%) Developer
2 68 (11.87%) Project Manager
3 57 (9.95%) Analyst
4 56 (9.77%) Architect
5 52 (9.08%) Java Developer
6 24 (4.19%) React Developer
6 24 (4.19%) SQL Developer
7 23 (4.01%) Agile Developer
7 23 (4.01%) Business Analyst
7 23 (4.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 22 (3.84%) Agile Java Developer
8 22 (3.84%) Systems Developer
9 18 (3.14%) Consultant
9 18 (3.14%) Scrum Master
10 16 (2.79%) Designer
10 16 (2.79%) DevOps Engineer
10 16 (2.79%) Service Manager
10 16 (2.79%) Tester
11 15 (2.62%) Solutions Architect
12 14 (2.44%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (9.42%) AngularJS
2 47 (8.20%) Node.js
3 44 (7.68%) Spring
4 41 (7.16%) HTML
5 38 (6.63%) CSS
6 30 (5.24%) .NET
7 28 (4.89%) Redux
8 25 (4.36%) Hibernate
8 25 (4.36%) JSON
9 24 (4.19%) Middleware
10 23 (4.01%) REST
11 17 (2.97%) React
12 15 (2.62%) HTML5
12 15 (2.62%) Web Services
13 13 (2.27%) Express
14 11 (1.92%) XML
15 10 (1.75%) RESTful
16 9 (1.57%) SOAP
17 7 (1.22%) jQuery
18 6 (1.05%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 56 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.89%) Fixed Income
3 27 (4.71%) Self-Motivation
4 26 (4.54%) Derivative
5 24 (4.19%) Equity Derivative
6 23 (4.01%) User Experience
7 21 (3.66%) Data Centre
8 19 (3.32%) Management Information System
9 18 (3.14%) Public Cloud
10 14 (2.44%) Social Media
11 10 (1.75%) Mobile App
12 7 (1.22%) Algorithms
12 7 (1.22%) Hedge funds
13 6 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
14 5 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 5 (0.87%) Linux Command Line
15 4 (0.70%) CMDB
15 4 (0.70%) Equities
15 4 (0.70%) FMCG
15 4 (0.70%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 36 (6.28%) Linux
2 35 (6.11%) Windows
3 11 (1.92%) Windows Server
4 9 (1.57%) Unix
5 6 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.70%) Android
6 4 (0.70%) Solaris
6 4 (0.70%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.35%) VME
8 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (47.47%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (18.15%) Scrum
3 102 (17.80%) Virtual Team Management
4 89 (15.53%) Project Management
5 86 (15.01%) Stakeholder Management
6 75 (13.09%) Problem-Solving
7 71 (12.39%) DevOps
8 67 (11.69%) Analytics
9 54 (9.42%) Migration
10 53 (9.25%) Microservices
11 52 (9.08%) ITIL
12 46 (8.03%) Waterfall
13 43 (7.50%) Software Engineering
13 43 (7.50%) TDD
13 43 (7.50%) Test Automation
13 43 (7.50%) Workflow
14 42 (7.33%) Project Delivery
15 39 (6.81%) Change Management
16 35 (6.11%) Service Management
17 34 (5.93%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 102 (17.80%) Java
2 98 (17.10%) SQL
3 67 (11.69%) JavaScript
4 43 (7.50%) Python
5 25 (4.36%) C#
6 23 (4.01%) Java 8
7 18 (3.14%) PowerShell
8 13 (2.27%) T-SQL
9 7 (1.22%) Perl
10 6 (1.05%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.05%) TypeScript
11 5 (0.87%) C++
11 5 (0.87%) PHP
11 5 (0.87%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.52%) ABAP
12 3 (0.52%) Go
13 2 (0.35%) COBOL
13 2 (0.35%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.17%) C
14 1 (0.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 70 (12.22%) Degree
2 35 (6.11%) Security Cleared
3 31 (5.41%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.62%) PMP
5 12 (2.09%) PMI Certification
6 11 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (1.22%) Master's Degree
8 6 (1.05%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.70%) CISSP
9 4 (0.70%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.70%) ISEB
10 3 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.52%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (0.35%) CISM
11 2 (0.35%) GCFA
11 2 (0.35%) GCIA
11 2 (0.35%) GCIH
11 2 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.35%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.66%) PMO
2 16 (2.79%) QA
3 10 (1.75%) SLA
4 9 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (1.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (1.22%) GDPR
6 7 (1.22%) NIST
7 6 (1.05%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.87%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.87%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.17%) GxP
9 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.17%) P3O
9 1 (0.17%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.17%) PSD2
System Software
1 46 (8.03%) Docker
2 14 (2.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.70%) ProxySG
4 3 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (2.62%) Kubernetes
2 14 (2.44%) Ansible
3 10 (1.75%) Terraform
4 6 (1.05%) Puppet
5 4 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.52%) Grafana
6 3 (0.52%) Kibana
7 2 (0.35%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (0.35%) HP ALM
7 2 (0.35%) Stealthwatch
8 1 (0.17%) MOM
8 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.17%) SCCM
8 1 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 61 (10.65%) Microsoft
2 33 (5.76%) Google
3 26 (4.54%) Oracle
3 26 (4.54%) SAP
4 23 (4.01%) Adobe
5 12 (2.09%) Cisco
5 12 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (2.09%) ServiceNow
6 9 (1.57%) HP
7 8 (1.40%) Symantec
8 7 (1.22%) McAfee
9 5 (0.87%) IBM
10 4 (0.70%) Aruba
10 4 (0.70%) Blue Coat
10 4 (0.70%) CA
10 4 (0.70%) F5
10 4 (0.70%) Juniper
10 4 (0.70%) Splunk
11 3 (0.52%) ForgeRock
11 3 (0.52%) MuleSoft