Period
to

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 1 July 2022 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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 248 283 337
Rank change year-on-year +35 +54 +2
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 780 495 248
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.08% 0.95% 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.33% 3.05% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 342 152
10th Percentile £411 £345 £308
25th Percentile £463 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £513 £500
Median % change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% -9.09%
75th Percentile £675 £656 £594
90th Percentile £800 £738 £650
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £493
% change year-on-year +10.00% +1.52% -10.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 1
10th Percentile £25.68 £33.20 -
25th Percentile £26.25 £36.50 £63.75
Median hourly rate £39.55 £42.00 £67.50
Median % change year-on-year -5.83% -37.78% +92.86%
75th Percentile £63.84 £44.75 £71.25
90th Percentile £67.36 £46.40 -
UK median hourly rate £40.03 £42.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -4.70% +55.56% -22.86%

Virtual Team is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 23,421 16,245 11,449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.51% 31.08% 31.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,812 11,012 7,685
10th Percentile £313 £300 £268
25th Percentile £438 £400 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £675 £619 £600
90th Percentile £775 £713 £716
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 604 603 407
10th Percentile £14.50 £12.18 £12.60
25th Percentile £17.56 £15.91 £16.00
Median hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £24.70
Median % change year-on-year +6.00% +1.21% +17.62%
75th Percentile £50.00 £47.58 £46.25
90th Percentile £67.46 £60.00 £53.85
UK median hourly rate £26.98 £24.50 £24.86
% change year-on-year +10.12% -1.43% +19.18%

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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
London +19 498 £575 +4.55% 81
South East +22 95 £525 +6.60% 29
North of England -22 52 £525 +18.64% 24
Midlands -18 40 £475 +18.75% 12
North West -19 33 £535 +35.87% 12
South West -29 23 £495 +16.47% 9
West Midlands -24 22 £425 +0.29% 9
East of England -20 21 £500 - 11
East Midlands +1 18 £500 +38.89% 3
Yorkshire -24 17 £513 +7.89% 11
North East - 2 £475 - 1
Virtual Team
UK

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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.

1 444 (56.92%) Agile
2 290 (37.18%) Social Skills
3 234 (30.00%) Finance
4 182 (23.33%) Problem-Solving
5 164 (21.03%) Virtual Team Management
6 156 (20.00%) Azure
7 145 (18.59%) DevOps
8 136 (17.44%) Project Management
9 135 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
10 110 (14.10%) Java
11 101 (12.95%) Scrum
12 100 (12.82%) SDLC
13 98 (12.56%) Microsoft
13 98 (12.56%) Banking
14 96 (12.31%) SQL
14 96 (12.31%) Project Delivery
15 92 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
16 88 (11.28%) JavaScript
17 80 (10.26%) Test Automation
18 78 (10.00%) Migration
19 76 (9.74%) Oracle
20 74 (9.49%) Git (software)
21 72 (9.23%) CI/CD
22 71 (9.10%) Security Cleared
22 71 (9.10%) RESTful
23 69 (8.85%) Kubernetes
23 69 (8.85%) HTML
24 68 (8.72%) JIRA
25 67 (8.59%) Terraform
26 66 (8.46%) Presentation Skills

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 53 (6.79%) Confluence
2 25 (3.21%) SharePoint
3 18 (2.31%) Apache
4 16 (2.05%) Apache Spark
5 15 (1.92%) WebLogic
6 14 (1.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 8 (1.03%) Oracle 9iAS
7 8 (1.03%) Oracle Application Server
8 7 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (0.90%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (0.64%) CMS
11 4 (0.51%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.38%) IIS
12 3 (0.38%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.26%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.26%) Oracle Coherence
13 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 33 (4.23%) Microsoft Project
2 25 (3.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (2.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
5 15 (1.92%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.51%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 16 (2.05%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (1.28%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (1.03%) Oracle 11i
4 6 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.64%) Eloqua
6 3 (0.38%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.26%) Misys Midas
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.26%) SAP Payroll
8 1 (0.13%) Magento
8 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.13%) SAP MDM
8 1 (0.13%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.13%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.13%) SAP WM
8 1 (0.13%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 156 (20.00%) Azure
2 53 (6.79%) AWS
3 44 (5.64%) Azure DevOps
4 38 (4.87%) Serverless
5 32 (4.10%) Pulumi
6 31 (3.97%) AWS Lambda
7 25 (3.21%) Microsoft 365
8 18 (2.31%) GCP
9 17 (2.18%) PaaS
10 16 (2.05%) GitHub
10 16 (2.05%) SaaS
11 13 (1.67%) Figma
12 12 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
12 12 (1.54%) Power Platform
13 9 (1.15%) Azure Synapse Analytics
13 9 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
14 8 (1.03%) Azure Cosmos DB
15 7 (0.90%) Google Analytics
15 7 (0.90%) Power Automate
16 6 (0.77%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.87%) Network Security
2 17 (2.18%) Firewall
3 14 (1.79%) WAN
4 13 (1.67%) Internet
5 10 (1.28%) 5G
5 10 (1.28%) LAN
5 10 (1.28%) SD-WAN
6 6 (0.77%) Broadband
6 6 (0.77%) Wireless
7 5 (0.64%) DMZ
7 5 (0.64%) DNS
7 5 (0.64%) LTE
8 4 (0.51%) Cisco ISE
8 4 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.51%) MPLS
8 4 (0.51%) VPN
9 3 (0.38%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (0.38%) Skype
9 3 (0.38%) Structured Cabling
9 3 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 53 (6.79%) Data Warehouse
3 39 (5.00%) Big Data
4 32 (4.10%) Data Lake
5 23 (2.95%) NoSQL
5 23 (2.95%) Relational Database
6 19 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (1.92%) Metadata
7 15 (1.92%) Oracle Database
8 13 (1.67%) Oracle BI EE
9 12 (1.54%) Hadoop
9 12 (1.54%) KDB
10 11 (1.41%) Power BI
11 10 (1.28%) Redis
12 9 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (1.03%) DynamoDB
13 8 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
13 8 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (0.90%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 74 (9.49%) Git (software)
2 68 (8.72%) JIRA
3 45 (5.77%) Selenium
4 41 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 41 (5.26%) Visual Studio
5 35 (4.49%) NUnit
5 35 (4.49%) TeamCity
6 32 (4.10%) Jasmine
7 23 (2.95%) kappa
8 21 (2.69%) Jenkins
9 19 (2.44%) PowerDesigner
10 18 (2.31%) GitLab
11 12 (1.54%) Bitbucket
11 12 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
12 10 (1.28%) Cucumber
13 9 (1.15%) Maven
14 8 (1.03%) webpack
15 6 (0.77%) Gradle
15 6 (0.77%) Grunt
15 6 (0.77%) SpecFlow
General
1 290 (37.18%) Social Skills
2 234 (30.00%) Finance
3 98 (12.56%) Banking
4 92 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
5 66 (8.46%) Presentation Skills
6 53 (6.79%) Investment Banking
7 50 (6.41%) Telecoms
8 41 (5.26%) Influencing Skills
9 38 (4.87%) Public Sector
10 35 (4.49%) Retail
11 29 (3.72%) Organisational Skills
12 27 (3.46%) Marketing
13 19 (2.44%) Front Office
14 18 (2.31%) Financial Institution
14 18 (2.31%) Legal
15 16 (2.05%) Manufacturing
16 11 (1.41%) Automotive
17 10 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
18 9 (1.15%) Documentation Skills
19 7 (0.90%) Law
Job Titles
1 153 (19.62%) Developer
2 131 (16.79%) Project Manager
3 97 (12.44%) Analyst
4 84 (10.77%) Architect
5 72 (9.23%) Business Analyst
6 45 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
7 43 (5.51%) Java Developer
8 36 (4.62%) Data Architect
9 32 (4.10%) Software Developer
10 27 (3.46%) Technical Manager
11 24 (3.08%) Delivery Manager
12 22 (2.82%) Cloud Architect
13 19 (2.44%) Finance Business Analyst
13 19 (2.44%) Financial Analyst
13 19 (2.44%) Senior Manager
14 18 (2.31%) React Developer
14 18 (2.31%) Technical Project Manager
15 17 (2.18%) DBA
15 17 (2.18%) Technical Architect
16 16 (2.05%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (9.10%) RESTful
2 69 (8.85%) HTML
3 53 (6.79%) CSS
4 48 (6.15%) HTML5
5 37 (4.74%) Spring
6 36 (4.62%) Entity Framework
7 35 (4.49%) OAuth
8 34 (4.36%) REST
9 32 (4.10%) ARM Templates
10 29 (3.72%) Kafka
11 28 (3.59%) React
12 24 (3.08%) Node.js
13 23 (2.95%) React Native
14 22 (2.82%) Hibernate
15 21 (2.69%) .NET
16 16 (2.05%) AngularJS
16 16 (2.05%) Web Services
17 14 (1.79%) Middleware
18 12 (1.54%) JSON
18 12 (1.54%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 47 (6.03%) User Experience
2 46 (5.90%) Self-Motivation
3 34 (4.36%) Mobile App
3 34 (4.36%) Video Conferencing
4 33 (4.23%) Public Cloud
5 30 (3.85%) Data Centre
6 26 (3.33%) Cloud Native
7 23 (2.95%) Renewable Energy
8 21 (2.69%) Fixed Income
9 20 (2.56%) Data Structures
10 14 (1.79%) Management Information System
11 13 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
12 12 (1.54%) PMI
13 11 (1.41%) Contract for Difference
13 11 (1.41%) Credit Risk
14 10 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
14 10 (1.28%) Spread Betting
15 8 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
16 6 (0.77%) Legacy Applications
Operating Systems
1 50 (6.41%) Linux
2 43 (5.51%) Windows
3 25 (3.21%) Android
4 21 (2.69%) Apple iOS
5 13 (1.67%) Unix
5 13 (1.67%) Windows Server
6 10 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.03%) Windows 10
8 7 (0.90%) Solaris
9 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (0.26%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.13%) AIX
11 1 (0.13%) Debian
11 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 444 (56.92%) Agile
2 182 (23.33%) Problem-Solving
3 164 (21.03%) Virtual Team Management
4 145 (18.59%) DevOps
5 136 (17.44%) Project Management
6 135 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
7 101 (12.95%) Scrum
8 100 (12.82%) SDLC
9 96 (12.31%) Project Delivery
10 80 (10.26%) Test Automation
11 78 (10.00%) Migration
12 72 (9.23%) CI/CD
13 63 (8.08%) Decision-Making
13 63 (8.08%) Microservices
14 60 (7.69%) Waterfall
15 58 (7.44%) Analytics
15 58 (7.44%) Risk Management
16 56 (7.18%) Scaled Agile Framework
17 51 (6.54%) Web Development
18 50 (6.41%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 110 (14.10%) Java
2 96 (12.31%) SQL
3 88 (11.28%) JavaScript
4 57 (7.31%) Python
5 54 (6.92%) C#
6 28 (3.59%) PowerShell
7 23 (2.95%) Bash
8 22 (2.82%) Go
9 19 (2.44%) TypeScript
10 17 (2.18%) PL/SQL
11 15 (1.92%) Scala
12 11 (1.41%) C
12 11 (1.41%) Groovy
13 8 (1.03%) Shell Script
14 7 (0.90%) T-SQL
15 6 (0.77%) Ruby
16 5 (0.64%) C++
17 4 (0.51%) ABAP
17 4 (0.51%) Kotlin
18 3 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 71 (9.10%) Security Cleared
2 60 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 39 (5.00%) Degree
4 20 (2.56%) PMI Certification
5 13 (1.67%) PMP
6 12 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
8 9 (1.15%) Master's Degree
9 8 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (0.77%) CISSP
11 6 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.64%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 5 (0.64%) CCSP
13 4 (0.51%) APMP
13 4 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
13 4 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.38%) APMG
14 3 (0.38%) CCNP
14 3 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.77%) QA
2 25 (3.21%) PMO
3 15 (1.92%) Data Quality
4 11 (1.41%) SLA
5 7 (0.90%) GDPR
6 5 (0.64%) GRC
7 3 (0.38%) Accessibility
7 3 (0.38%) NIST
8 2 (0.26%) NIST 800
8 2 (0.26%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.26%) PSD2
9 1 (0.13%) COBIT
9 1 (0.13%) GAAP
9 1 (0.13%) GxP
9 1 (0.13%) IFRS
9 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 65 (8.33%) Docker
2 14 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.54%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (0.64%) HDFS
6 2 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.13%) vSphere
7 1 (0.13%) zsh
Systems Management
1 69 (8.85%) Kubernetes
2 67 (8.59%) Terraform
3 23 (2.95%) Ansible
4 8 (1.03%) Argo
5 5 (0.64%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.38%) Consul
6 3 (0.38%) Kibana
6 3 (0.38%) logstash
6 3 (0.38%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.26%) Control-M
7 2 (0.26%) PingFederate
7 2 (0.26%) SCCM
7 2 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.13%) Ambari
8 1 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.13%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 98 (12.56%) Microsoft
2 76 (9.74%) Oracle
3 46 (5.90%) SAP
4 37 (4.74%) ServiceNow
5 33 (4.23%) Google
6 23 (2.95%) BiZZdesign
6 23 (2.95%) Databricks
7 20 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
8 18 (2.31%) Siebel
9 16 (2.05%) Adobe
9 16 (2.05%) Cisco
9 16 (2.05%) Informatica
10 14 (1.79%) VMware
11 13 (1.67%) Bloomberg
12 12 (1.54%) ION Trading
12 12 (1.54%) Tradeweb
13 11 (1.41%) IBM
13 11 (1.41%) MuleSoft
13 11 (1.41%) Red Hat
14 5 (0.64%) NetApp