Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 348 277 366
Rank change year-on-year -71 +89 -25
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 696 818 654
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.74% 0.91% 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.15% 2.63% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 458 415
England median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +2.27%
10th Percentile £263 £305 £283
90th Percentile £656 £625 £650
UK median daily rate £463 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 8
England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.75 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +11.57% -18.43%
10th Percentile £23.00 £17.52 £18.63
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.63 £43.05
UK median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year +10.77% +10.17% -6.60%

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 32,398 31,119 33,730
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.47% 34.46% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,448 20,540 22,276
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £285 £268 £255
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 981 951 1,129
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.39
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £46.55
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +8.11%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -78 313 £500 -5.66% 76
South East -6 163 £450 +5.88% 31
North of England -12 90 £400 +6.67% 10
Midlands +5 72 £400 +11.11% 18
West Midlands -3 49 £400 +170.27% 9
North West -29 43 £408 +16.43% 8
Yorkshire -4 37 £400 +23.08% 2
East of England -38 31 £435 -3.33% 9
South West -22 26 £425 +26.87% 11
East Midlands +9 24 £400 -11.11% 9
North East -15 11 £250 -44.44%
Virtual Team
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 279 (40.09%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (29.17%) Finance
3 138 (19.83%) Project Management
4 136 (19.54%) Virtual Team Management
5 122 (17.53%) Analytical Skills
6 111 (15.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 111 (15.95%) Scrum
7 102 (14.66%) Microsoft
8 88 (12.64%) Java
9 80 (11.49%) Problem-Solving
10 76 (10.92%) SQL
11 73 (10.49%) Test Automation
12 70 (10.06%) Degree
12 70 (10.06%) Jenkins
13 68 (9.77%) Linux
14 63 (9.05%) TDD
15 61 (8.76%) ITIL
16 60 (8.62%) Windows
17 58 (8.33%) Git (software)
18 57 (8.19%) JIRA
18 57 (8.19%) Banking
19 56 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
20 55 (7.90%) DevOps
20 55 (7.90%) Waterfall
20 55 (7.90%) JavaScript
21 54 (7.76%) Oracle
22 49 (7.04%) Migration
23 48 (6.90%) Risk Management
23 48 (6.90%) Change Management
23 48 (6.90%) BDD

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 (3.74%) Confluence
2 17 (2.44%) Apache
3 14 (2.01%) Apache Spark
4 13 (1.87%) SharePoint
5 12 (1.72%) Documentum
6 9 (1.29%) Cloud Foundry
6 9 (1.29%) GemFire
7 8 (1.15%) CMS
8 6 (0.86%) IIS
8 6 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (0.72%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.57%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.43%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.43%) nginx
11 3 (0.43%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.29%) Drupal
12 2 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 47 (6.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 39 (5.60%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (4.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (3.74%) Microsoft Project
5 22 (3.16%) MS Visio
6 9 (1.29%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (1.29%) InDesign
6 9 (1.29%) Photoshop
7 8 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.29%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.29%) SPSS
9 1 (0.14%) Gliffy
9 1 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 8 (1.15%) Eloqua
1 8 (1.15%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (0.57%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.43%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.29%) BASE24
4 2 (0.29%) Bloomberg AIM
4 2 (0.29%) BPCS
4 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.29%) Movex
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.29%) Sage 50
4 2 (0.29%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.29%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.14%) Social Studio
5 1 (0.14%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 48 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (4.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (3.02%) GitHub
4 19 (2.73%) Amazon S3
5 18 (2.59%) Office 365
6 17 (2.44%) PaaS
7 14 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (2.01%) IaaS
8 12 (1.72%) Amazon SQS
9 11 (1.58%) Heroku
10 8 (1.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 8 (1.15%) Serverless
11 5 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.72%) IBM Cloud
11 5 (0.72%) SaaS
11 5 (0.72%) Slack
12 3 (0.43%) BlueKai
12 3 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
12 3 (0.43%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.03%) Firewall
2 22 (3.16%) DNS
3 17 (2.44%) WAN
4 14 (2.01%) Internet
4 14 (2.01%) LAN
5 9 (1.29%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.29%) Wireless
6 8 (1.15%) Skype
7 7 (1.01%) Network Security
7 7 (1.01%) SAN
7 7 (1.01%) Unified Communications
8 6 (0.86%) DMZ
8 6 (0.86%) Ethernet
8 6 (0.86%) PuTTY
8 6 (0.86%) SNMP
8 6 (0.86%) SSL
9 5 (0.72%) HTTP
9 5 (0.72%) IP Telephony
10 4 (0.57%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.45%) Hadoop
3 21 (3.02%) Big Data
4 20 (2.87%) HBase
5 18 (2.59%) Apache Hive
6 16 (2.30%) NoSQL
7 14 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (1.87%) MongoDB
9 11 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (1.58%) MOLAP
9 11 (1.58%) MySQL
9 11 (1.58%) ROLAP
10 10 (1.44%) Oracle Database
11 9 (1.29%) Relational Database
12 8 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (1.01%) Sqoop
14 6 (0.86%) MS Access
15 5 (0.72%) BigQuery
15 5 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 4 (0.57%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 70 (10.06%) Jenkins
2 58 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 57 (8.19%) JIRA
4 23 (3.30%) Selenium
5 22 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (3.02%) JUnit
6 21 (3.02%) Maven
7 20 (2.87%) Cucumber
8 17 (2.44%) Visual Studio
9 13 (1.87%) Eclipse
10 11 (1.58%) Gradle
10 11 (1.58%) IntelliJ
11 10 (1.44%) Mocha
11 10 (1.44%) TeamCity
11 10 (1.44%) Visual Studio Team System
12 9 (1.29%) Ant
12 9 (1.29%) Sonatype Nexus
12 9 (1.29%) WebDriver
13 7 (1.01%) IBM UrbanCode
13 7 (1.01%) JIRA Agile
General
1 203 (29.17%) Finance
2 57 (8.19%) Banking
3 42 (6.03%) Telecoms
4 34 (4.89%) Marketing
5 27 (3.88%) Retail
6 26 (3.74%) Legal
7 22 (3.16%) Manufacturing
8 18 (2.59%) Investment Banking
9 16 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
10 14 (2.01%) Publishing
11 11 (1.58%) Front Office
12 10 (1.44%) Automotive
12 10 (1.44%) Billing
13 6 (0.86%) Law
14 5 (0.72%) Advertising
14 5 (0.72%) Back Office
14 5 (0.72%) Electronics
15 4 (0.57%) Spanish Language
16 3 (0.43%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.43%) French Language
Job Titles
1 113 (16.24%) Developer
2 85 (12.21%) Analyst
3 77 (11.06%) Project Manager
4 49 (7.04%) Architect
5 36 (5.17%) Consultant
6 33 (4.74%) Business Analyst
7 28 (4.02%) Service Manager
8 23 (3.30%) Senior Manager
9 22 (3.16%) Delivery Manager
10 21 (3.02%) Java Developer
10 21 (3.02%) Programme Manager
11 17 (2.44%) Infrastructure Manager
12 16 (2.30%) Scrum Master
12 16 (2.30%) Security Architect
13 15 (2.16%) C# Developer
13 15 (2.16%) Data Analyst
13 15 (2.16%) Security Consultant
14 14 (2.01%) Agile Project Manager
14 14 (2.01%) Technical Manager
15 13 (1.87%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (5.89%) HTML
2 40 (5.75%) RESTful
3 36 (5.17%) JSON
4 34 (4.89%) HTML5
5 32 (4.60%) AngularJS
6 27 (3.88%) .NET
7 26 (3.74%) CSS
7 26 (3.74%) Spring
8 25 (3.59%) REST
9 24 (3.45%) Middleware
10 23 (3.30%) Node.js
10 23 (3.30%) Web Services
11 21 (3.02%) Kafka
11 21 (3.02%) React
12 16 (2.30%) Gherkin
13 14 (2.01%) Ruby on Rails
14 13 (1.87%) RabbitMQ
14 13 (1.87%) Sass
14 13 (1.87%) XML
15 12 (1.72%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 122 (17.53%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (4.45%) Management Information System
3 30 (4.31%) User Experience
4 27 (3.88%) Self-Motivation
5 25 (3.59%) Mobile App
6 24 (3.45%) Data Centre
7 21 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (2.73%) Computer Science
9 18 (2.59%) Linux Command Line
10 14 (2.01%) Greenfield Project
11 9 (1.29%) Graphic Design
11 9 (1.29%) Social Media
12 7 (1.01%) Internet of Things
12 7 (1.01%) Smart Meter
13 6 (0.86%) CESG
13 6 (0.86%) Enterprise Cloud
13 6 (0.86%) Life Science
13 6 (0.86%) Private Cloud
13 6 (0.86%) Public Cloud
14 5 (0.72%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 68 (9.77%) Linux
2 60 (8.62%) Windows
3 46 (6.61%) Unix
4 21 (3.02%) Apple iOS
5 20 (2.87%) Android
6 17 (2.44%) Windows Server
7 7 (1.01%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.72%) Solaris
9 3 (0.43%) HPUX
9 3 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.29%) AIX
10 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.29%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.29%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.14%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (40.09%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (19.83%) Project Management
3 136 (19.54%) Virtual Team Management
4 111 (15.95%) Scrum
4 111 (15.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 80 (11.49%) Problem-Solving
6 73 (10.49%) Test Automation
7 63 (9.05%) TDD
8 61 (8.76%) ITIL
9 56 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
10 55 (7.90%) DevOps
10 55 (7.90%) Waterfall
11 49 (7.04%) Migration
12 48 (6.90%) BDD
12 48 (6.90%) Change Management
12 48 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
12 48 (6.90%) Risk Management
13 47 (6.75%) PRINCE2
14 46 (6.61%) SDLC
15 43 (6.18%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 88 (12.64%) Java
2 76 (10.92%) SQL
3 55 (7.90%) JavaScript
4 41 (5.89%) Python
5 37 (5.32%) C#
6 22 (3.16%) Ruby
7 16 (2.30%) ES6
8 14 (2.01%) Shell Script
8 14 (2.01%) T-SQL
9 13 (1.87%) TypeScript
10 11 (1.58%) C++
11 9 (1.29%) Perl
11 9 (1.29%) PowerShell
12 8 (1.15%) Scala
13 7 (1.01%) PHP
13 7 (1.01%) R
14 6 (0.86%) C
14 6 (0.86%) ES7
15 5 (0.72%) Java 8
16 4 (0.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 70 (10.06%) Degree
2 47 (6.75%) Security Cleared
3 37 (5.32%) SC Cleared
4 22 (3.16%) CISSP
5 20 (2.87%) CISM
6 15 (2.16%) PMI Certification
7 13 (1.87%) PMP
8 8 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.72%) CCNA
10 5 (0.72%) CISA
10 5 (0.72%) CSSLP
10 5 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.57%) APMP
11 4 (0.57%) AWS Certification
11 4 (0.57%) CCNP
11 4 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.43%) GSEC
12 3 (0.43%) PhD
12 3 (0.43%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (6.61%) QA
2 39 (5.60%) SLA
3 18 (2.59%) PMO
4 12 (1.72%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.01%) GxP
6 6 (0.86%) COBIT
7 5 (0.72%) GDPR
7 5 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.57%) COSO
8 4 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.29%) P3O
10 1 (0.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.14%) GAMP
10 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (5.32%) Docker
2 18 (2.59%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.59%) HDFS
3 13 (1.87%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 13 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.44%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (0.57%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.43%) Firmware
7 3 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.29%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.29%) LXC
9 1 (0.14%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.14%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.14%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.14%) vCloud
9 1 (0.14%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.14%) vSphere
9 1 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (1.87%) Kubernetes
2 12 (1.72%) Ansible
3 11 (1.58%) Puppet
3 11 (1.58%) SCCM
4 7 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.86%) Oozie
6 5 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (0.72%) Mesos
7 4 (0.57%) Hadoop YARN
7 4 (0.57%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.43%) Consul
8 3 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.43%) Rancher
8 3 (0.43%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 3 (0.43%) SCOM
9 2 (0.29%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.29%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (0.29%) StackStorm
9 2 (0.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 102 (14.66%) Microsoft
2 54 (7.76%) Oracle
3 30 (4.31%) SAP
4 20 (2.87%) Cisco
5 17 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
6 16 (2.30%) Google
7 14 (2.01%) Pega
8 13 (1.87%) VMware
9 12 (1.72%) HP
10 11 (1.58%) Adobe
10 11 (1.58%) Splunk
11 10 (1.44%) EMC
11 10 (1.44%) IBM
11 10 (1.44%) ServiceNow
12 9 (1.29%) CheckPoint
12 9 (1.29%) Tableau
13 8 (1.15%) Atlassian
13 8 (1.15%) Facebook
13 8 (1.15%) Twitter
14 7 (1.01%) New Relic