Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 334 336 388
Rank change year-on-year +2 +52 -27
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 686 612 596
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.74% 0.73% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.19% 2.14% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 333 380
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £266 £299
90th Percentile £656 £644 £631
UK median daily rate £475 £455 £450
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 7
England median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £22.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.83% +6.10% -56.91%
10th Percentile £17.38 £14.15 £15.75
90th Percentile £66.25 £52.63 £60.60
UK median hourly rate £35.50 £24.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year +47.92% -17.24% -20.00%

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 31,348 28,561 32,836
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.04% 33.94% 33.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,713 18,640 21,745
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £251
90th Percentile £663 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 989 1,006 1,089
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +16.73%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.55 £50.00 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £22.42 £20.50 £21.34
% change year-on-year +9.37% -3.94% +18.56%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -41 336 £520 -0.95% 85
South East +40 174 £450 +12.50% 41
North of England +13 90 £365 -9.88% 22
Midlands -5 49 £400 -5.88% 22
North West -8 42 £350 -26.32% 14
West Midlands -17 31 £400 -5.88% 15
Yorkshire +2 30 £425 +17.24% 5
East of England -22 25 £450 +2.27% 9
North East +13 19 £475 +46.15% 3
East Midlands +6 18 £456 +0.83% 7
South West -7 17 £425 -10.53% 11
Virtual Team
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 320 (46.65%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (27.84%) Finance
3 135 (19.68%) Scrum
4 134 (19.53%) Java
5 132 (19.24%) Virtual Team Management
6 116 (16.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 114 (16.62%) Project Management
8 107 (15.60%) Problem-Solving
9 101 (14.72%) Degree
10 96 (13.99%) Jenkins
10 96 (13.99%) TDD
11 95 (13.85%) Linux
12 92 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
13 85 (12.39%) DevOps
14 84 (12.24%) Microsoft
15 78 (11.37%) Continuous Integration
16 73 (10.64%) Git (software)
17 72 (10.50%) JavaScript
18 71 (10.35%) Test Automation
19 70 (10.20%) SQL
19 70 (10.20%) Spring
20 69 (10.06%) BDD
21 64 (9.33%) Windows
21 64 (9.33%) RESTful
22 63 (9.18%) Unix
22 63 (9.18%) HTML
23 62 (9.04%) SDLC
24 61 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
25 60 (8.75%) Banking
26 56 (8.16%) Risk Management

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 41 (5.98%) Apache
2 25 (3.64%) Cloud Foundry
3 24 (3.50%) Confluence
4 22 (3.21%) Apache Spark
5 20 (2.92%) JBoss
6 18 (2.62%) SharePoint
7 14 (2.04%) CMS
8 12 (1.75%) Apache ServiceMix
9 10 (1.46%) GemFire
10 8 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (1.02%) Documentum
12 6 (0.87%) Mule
13 5 (0.73%) Mule ESB
13 5 (0.73%) SAS
13 5 (0.73%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.73%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.58%) Apache Pig
14 4 (0.58%) Skype for Business
15 3 (0.44%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 43 (6.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (4.23%) Microsoft Project
3 21 (3.06%) MS Visio
4 19 (2.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
5 17 (2.48%) Photoshop
6 14 (2.04%) Adobe Illustrator
7 13 (1.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 13 (1.90%) InDesign
8 3 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.44%) UXPin
9 2 (0.29%) SPSS
10 1 (0.15%) Gliffy
10 1 (0.15%) HipChat
10 1 (0.15%) InVision
10 1 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (0.87%) NetSuite
1 6 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.58%) ION MarketView
2 4 (0.58%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.29%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.29%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.29%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.15%) BASE24
4 1 (0.15%) BPCS
4 1 (0.15%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.15%) Movex
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.15%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 61 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (6.71%) GitHub
3 40 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (3.35%) PaaS
5 18 (2.62%) Office 365
6 14 (2.04%) IaaS
7 13 (1.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 11 (1.60%) Amazon S3
9 9 (1.31%) SaaS
10 6 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.87%) Bluemix
10 6 (0.87%) IBM Cloud
11 5 (0.73%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (0.73%) Heroku
11 5 (0.73%) npm
11 5 (0.73%) Serverless
12 4 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
13 3 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.44%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.62%) Firewall
2 16 (2.33%) DNS
3 15 (2.19%) WAN
4 13 (1.90%) LAN
5 8 (1.17%) Internet
5 8 (1.17%) Skype
5 8 (1.17%) SNMP
6 7 (1.02%) Network Security
7 6 (0.87%) PuTTY
7 6 (0.87%) VPN
7 6 (0.87%) Wireless
8 5 (0.73%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (0.58%) Broadband
9 4 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (0.58%) Cisco Firepower
9 4 (0.58%) DHCP
9 4 (0.58%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.58%) MPLS
9 4 (0.58%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.44%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (8.02%) Hadoop
2 46 (6.71%) Big Data
3 43 (6.27%) HBase
4 35 (5.10%) SQL Server
5 27 (3.94%) Parquet
6 23 (3.35%) MongoDB
7 15 (2.19%) Apache Hive
8 13 (1.90%) NoSQL
8 13 (1.90%) SAP HANA
9 11 (1.60%) CouchDB
10 10 (1.46%) MySQL
11 9 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (1.17%) KDB
12 8 (1.17%) Kdb+
12 8 (1.17%) MOLAP
12 8 (1.17%) Power BI
12 8 (1.17%) ROLAP
12 8 (1.17%) SAP BW
12 8 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (1.02%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 96 (13.99%) Jenkins
2 73 (10.64%) Git (software)
3 47 (6.85%) JIRA
4 37 (5.39%) Gradle
5 31 (4.52%) Cucumber
6 28 (4.08%) JUnit
7 27 (3.94%) Maven
8 14 (2.04%) Eclipse
8 14 (2.04%) Selenium
9 12 (1.75%) IntelliJ
10 10 (1.46%) Sonatype Nexus
10 10 (1.46%) Visual Studio
11 9 (1.31%) IBM UrbanCode
11 9 (1.31%) Mocha
11 9 (1.31%) webpack
12 7 (1.02%) Travis CI
13 5 (0.73%) Artifactory
13 5 (0.73%) Gerrit
13 5 (0.73%) Jasmine
13 5 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 191 (27.84%) Finance
2 60 (8.75%) Banking
3 49 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 35 (5.10%) Legal
5 29 (4.23%) Marketing
6 25 (3.64%) Investment Banking
7 23 (3.35%) Publishing
8 21 (3.06%) Manufacturing
9 20 (2.92%) Front Office
10 19 (2.77%) Retail
11 17 (2.48%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (1.75%) Games
13 11 (1.60%) Law
14 9 (1.31%) French Language
15 7 (1.02%) Back Office
16 6 (0.87%) Automotive
16 6 (0.87%) Billing
16 6 (0.87%) Military
17 5 (0.73%) Advertising
18 3 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 132 (19.24%) Developer
2 91 (13.27%) Project Manager
3 68 (9.91%) Architect
4 66 (9.62%) Analyst
5 48 (7.00%) Java Developer
6 45 (6.56%) Business Analyst
7 25 (3.64%) Designer
8 23 (3.35%) Big Data Developer
9 22 (3.21%) Scrum Master
10 21 (3.06%) Service Manager
11 20 (2.92%) Delivery Manager
12 19 (2.77%) IT Manager
12 19 (2.77%) Security Architect
13 17 (2.48%) DevOps Engineer
14 16 (2.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 16 (2.33%) JavaScript Developer
14 16 (2.33%) Test Manager
15 15 (2.19%) Infrastructure Manager
15 15 (2.19%) Java Engineer
15 15 (2.19%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (10.20%) Spring
2 64 (9.33%) RESTful
3 63 (9.18%) HTML
4 52 (7.58%) JSON
5 51 (7.43%) HTML5
6 50 (7.29%) REST
7 49 (7.14%) Kafka
8 45 (6.56%) Middleware
9 44 (6.41%) CSS
10 39 (5.69%) RabbitMQ
11 35 (5.10%) Web Services
12 34 (4.96%) .NET
13 31 (4.52%) AngularJS
14 29 (4.23%) React
15 27 (3.94%) Apache Avro
16 26 (3.79%) Node.js
17 20 (2.92%) J2EE
17 20 (2.92%) XML
18 18 (2.62%) CSS3
19 17 (2.48%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 92 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (5.54%) Linux Command Line
3 36 (5.25%) Management Information System
4 35 (5.10%) Self-Motivation
5 28 (4.08%) Computer Science
6 26 (3.79%) User Experience
7 22 (3.21%) Data Centre
8 18 (2.62%) Greenfield Project
9 14 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (2.04%) Mobile App
9 14 (2.04%) Social Media
10 13 (1.90%) Graphic Design
11 11 (1.60%) Public Cloud
12 9 (1.31%) Derivative
13 8 (1.17%) Hedge funds
14 6 (0.87%) Cloud Native
14 6 (0.87%) Fixed Income
14 6 (0.87%) Life Science
14 6 (0.87%) Private Cloud
15 5 (0.73%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 95 (13.85%) Linux
2 64 (9.33%) Windows
3 63 (9.18%) Unix
4 26 (3.79%) Android
5 24 (3.50%) Apple iOS
6 17 (2.48%) Windows 10
7 12 (1.75%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.73%) Solaris
9 5 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.44%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.15%) CentOS
13 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (46.65%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (19.68%) Scrum
3 132 (19.24%) Virtual Team Management
4 116 (16.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 114 (16.62%) Project Management
6 107 (15.60%) Problem-Solving
7 96 (13.99%) TDD
8 85 (12.39%) DevOps
9 78 (11.37%) Continuous Integration
10 71 (10.35%) Test Automation
11 69 (10.06%) BDD
12 62 (9.04%) SDLC
13 56 (8.16%) Risk Management
14 52 (7.58%) Coaching
14 52 (7.58%) Waterfall
15 49 (7.14%) Change Management
16 46 (6.71%) PRINCE2
17 43 (6.27%) Continuous Improvement
18 42 (6.12%) ITIL
18 42 (6.12%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 134 (19.53%) Java
2 72 (10.50%) JavaScript
3 70 (10.20%) SQL
4 48 (7.00%) Python
5 38 (5.54%) Shell Script
6 37 (5.39%) C#
7 25 (3.64%) Ruby
8 16 (2.33%) ES6
8 16 (2.33%) Perl
8 16 (2.33%) TypeScript
9 13 (1.90%) C++
10 11 (1.60%) Bash Shell
11 10 (1.46%) Scala
12 8 (1.17%) Groovy
13 7 (1.02%) C
14 6 (0.87%) Go
14 6 (0.87%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.87%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.73%) Java 8
16 4 (0.58%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 101 (14.72%) Degree
2 25 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 23 (3.35%) PMI Certification
4 21 (3.06%) PMP
5 17 (2.48%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.46%) ISEB
6 10 (1.46%) Master's Degree
7 9 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 8 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (1.02%) CISM
9 7 (1.02%) CISSP
10 6 (0.87%) APMP
10 6 (0.87%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.73%) MBA
12 4 (0.58%) AWS Certification
12 4 (0.58%) CCENT
12 4 (0.58%) CCNA
12 4 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.58%) IIBA
12 4 (0.58%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (7.43%) QA
2 28 (4.08%) SLA
3 24 (3.50%) PMO
4 15 (2.19%) GDPR
5 6 (0.87%) COBIT
6 4 (0.58%) COSO
6 4 (0.58%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.44%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.29%) MiFID
8 2 (0.29%) SEPA
9 1 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.15%) GAMP
9 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.15%) P3O
System Software
1 44 (6.41%) Docker
2 43 (6.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 39 (5.69%) HDFS
4 16 (2.33%) Active Directory
5 9 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (1.02%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.44%) Firmware
9 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.15%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.15%) LXC
10 1 (0.15%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.15%) vSphere
10 1 (0.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 27 (3.94%) Hadoop YARN
2 18 (2.62%) Kubernetes
2 18 (2.62%) Puppet
3 16 (2.33%) Ansible
4 13 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (1.60%) Rancher
6 9 (1.31%) Terraform
7 7 (1.02%) Nagios
8 6 (0.87%) Icinga
9 5 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (0.73%) Mesos
10 4 (0.58%) Cisco IPCC
10 4 (0.58%) SCCM
11 3 (0.44%) Consul
11 3 (0.44%) FortiGate
11 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.44%) StackStorm
12 2 (0.29%) Ambari
12 2 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 84 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 50 (7.29%) SAP
3 39 (5.69%) Oracle
4 22 (3.21%) Cisco
5 19 (2.77%) Red Hat
6 17 (2.48%) Adobe
7 13 (1.90%) Facebook
7 13 (1.90%) New Relic
7 13 (1.90%) Twitter
8 12 (1.75%) VMware
9 10 (1.46%) Pega
10 9 (1.31%) Google
10 9 (1.31%) Splunk
11 8 (1.17%) EMC
11 8 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (1.17%) Xerox
12 7 (1.02%) Atlassian
12 7 (1.02%) HP
12 7 (1.02%) Rollbar
12 7 (1.02%) ServiceNow