Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 285 339 337
Rank change year-on-year +54 -2 +23
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 862 679 739
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.91% 0.71% 0.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.67% 2.14% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 433 488
England median daily rate £500 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +9.09%
10th Percentile £313 £268 £297
90th Percentile £638 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £480 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 18
England median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.60% -30.31%
10th Percentile £27.90 £18.63 £20.80
90th Percentile £57.50 £43.15 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.59
% change year-on-year +11.11% -1.60% -30.31%

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 32249 31658 33963
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.91% 32.95% 32.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 21682 20802 21982
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £270 £255 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £424
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.24% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 903 1126 1331
England median hourly rate £21.00 £20.13 £19.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.01% +10.26%
10th Percentile £11.20 £11.33 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £45.50
UK median hourly rate £21.22 £20.38 £19.50
% change year-on-year +4.12% +4.49% +9.50%

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 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 2017. 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 +12 463 £530 +6.00% 37
South East +48 164 £475 +11.76% 17
North of England +78 87 £400 +14.29% 16
East of England +13 70 £433 -3.89% 7
Midlands +29 44 £350 +16.67% 7
Yorkshire +45 36 £363 -8.52% 8
North West +33 36 £350 -6.67% 7
South West +19 33 £348 +36.27% 3
East Midlands +11 24 £398 -4.22% 2
West Midlands +5 19 £212 -13.14% 5
North East +59 15 £500 +51.52% 1
Virtual Team
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Virtual Team also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Virtual Team.

1 447 (51.86%) Agile Software Development
2 274 (31.79%) Finance
3 200 (23.20%) Java
4 162 (18.79%) Virtual Team Management
5 160 (18.56%) Project Management
6 153 (17.75%) Scrum
7 141 (16.36%) DevOps
7 141 (16.36%) SDLC
8 138 (16.01%) Banking
9 120 (13.92%) SQL
10 114 (13.23%) Stakeholder Management
11 113 (13.11%) Degree
12 111 (12.88%) TDD
13 109 (12.65%) Microsoft
14 108 (12.53%) Jenkins
15 102 (11.83%) QA
16 99 (11.48%) JavaScript
17 97 (11.25%) BDD
18 96 (11.14%) Test Automation
19 95 (11.02%) Git (software)
20 92 (10.67%) Spring
20 92 (10.67%) Investment Banking
21 87 (10.09%) Linux
22 82 (9.51%) Windows
23 79 (9.16%) Web Services
24 78 (9.05%) JIRA
25 76 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
26 74 (8.58%) Continuous Improvement
26 74 (8.58%) Migration
27 71 (8.24%) Amazon AWS

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 59 (6.84%) Apache
2 38 (4.41%) Confluence
3 34 (3.94%) CMS
4 30 (3.48%) SharePoint
5 28 (3.25%) JBoss
6 25 (2.90%) WebSphere
7 24 (2.78%) Tomcat
7 24 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
8 20 (2.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 19 (2.20%) IIS
10 17 (1.97%) Cloud Foundry
11 15 (1.74%) Apache ServiceMix
11 15 (1.74%) Apache Spark
12 13 (1.51%) GemFire
13 9 (1.04%) MS Exchange
13 9 (1.04%) OpenStack
14 8 (0.93%) WebLogic
15 7 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
15 7 (0.81%) MS Project Server
16 6 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 40 (4.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (3.48%) Microsoft Project
3 23 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (1.74%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.35%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.35%) InVision
7 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.12%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.12%) HipChat
8 1 (0.12%) InDesign
8 1 (0.12%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 15 (1.74%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 11 (1.28%) SAP S/4HANA
3 10 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.93%) SAP SD
5 6 (0.70%) SAP MDG
5 6 (0.70%) SAP MM
6 5 (0.58%) SDL Web 8
7 4 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.46%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.35%) SAP HR
9 2 (0.23%) SAP FSCM
9 2 (0.23%) SAP GRC
9 2 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
9 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.12%) ION MarketView
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
10 1 (0.12%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 71 (8.24%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (7.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (5.34%) PaaS
4 40 (4.64%) IaaS
5 27 (3.13%) GitHub
6 21 (2.44%) Office 365
7 18 (2.09%) npm
8 14 (1.62%) SaaS
9 11 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
10 10 (1.16%) Veeva
11 8 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
12 7 (0.81%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
13 6 (0.70%) Serverless
14 5 (0.58%) Amazon EMR
14 5 (0.58%) IBM Cloud
15 4 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
16 3 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 3 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
17 2 (0.23%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.71%) Firewall
2 29 (3.36%) Internet
3 24 (2.78%) DNS
4 23 (2.67%) Network Security
5 18 (2.09%) WAN
6 16 (1.86%) LAN
6 16 (1.86%) MPLS
7 12 (1.39%) BGP
7 12 (1.39%) SAN
7 12 (1.39%) VoIP
7 12 (1.39%) WLAN
8 10 (1.16%) OSPF
9 9 (1.04%) Broadband
10 8 (0.93%) EIGRP
10 8 (0.93%) HTTP
10 8 (0.93%) IPv6
10 8 (0.93%) SNMP
10 8 (0.93%) SSL
10 8 (0.93%) TACACS
10 8 (0.93%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (4.52%) Big Data
2 32 (3.71%) Hadoop
3 31 (3.60%) NoSQL
4 30 (3.48%) SQL Server
5 23 (2.67%) MongoDB
6 21 (2.44%) HBase
7 14 (1.62%) Apache Hive
7 14 (1.62%) Relational Database
8 13 (1.51%) OLTP
9 12 (1.39%) Flink
10 11 (1.28%) MySQL
10 11 (1.28%) RDBMS
11 9 (1.04%) CouchDB
12 8 (0.93%) DB2
12 8 (0.93%) Oracle Database
12 8 (0.93%) Parquet
13 7 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (0.70%) Couchbase
15 5 (0.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 5 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 108 (12.53%) Jenkins
2 95 (11.02%) Git (software)
3 78 (9.05%) JIRA
4 46 (5.34%) JUnit
5 30 (3.48%) Gradle
6 29 (3.36%) Cucumber
7 23 (2.67%) Selenium
8 20 (2.32%) Maven
9 17 (1.97%) JIRA Agile
9 17 (1.97%) TeamCity
10 14 (1.62%) gulp
10 14 (1.62%) webpack
11 13 (1.51%) IntelliJ
11 13 (1.51%) Mercurial
11 13 (1.51%) Mockito
12 12 (1.39%) Mocha
13 11 (1.28%) Grunt
14 9 (1.04%) Artifactory
15 8 (0.93%) Subversion
16 7 (0.81%) WebDriver
General
1 274 (31.79%) Finance
2 138 (16.01%) Banking
3 92 (10.67%) Investment Banking
4 59 (6.84%) Telecoms
5 54 (6.26%) Marketing
6 40 (4.64%) Retail
7 30 (3.48%) Financial Institution
7 30 (3.48%) Pharmaceutical
8 25 (2.90%) Manufacturing
9 21 (2.44%) Legal
10 19 (2.20%) Billing
11 17 (1.97%) Law
12 15 (1.74%) Games
13 14 (1.62%) Front Office
14 9 (1.04%) Publishing
15 8 (0.93%) Back Office
16 7 (0.81%) Retail Banking
17 5 (0.58%) General Ledger
18 4 (0.46%) Electronics
19 3 (0.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 179 (20.77%) Developer
2 138 (16.01%) Project Manager
3 90 (10.44%) Java Developer
4 88 (10.21%) Analyst
5 83 (9.63%) Architect
6 54 (6.26%) Business Analyst
7 43 (4.99%) Scrum Master
8 41 (4.76%) Consultant
9 34 (3.94%) IT Manager
10 28 (3.25%) IT Project Manager
10 28 (3.25%) Service Manager
11 25 (2.90%) Cloud Engineer
12 24 (2.78%) Agile Developer
12 24 (2.78%) Agile Java Developer
12 24 (2.78%) Senior Manager
13 23 (2.67%) Salesforce Developer
14 22 (2.55%) DevOps Engineer
15 21 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
16 20 (2.32%) Delivery Manager
16 20 (2.32%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (10.67%) Spring
2 79 (9.16%) Web Services
3 65 (7.54%) CSS
4 64 (7.42%) HTML
5 57 (6.61%) RESTful
6 51 (5.92%) Hibernate
7 47 (5.45%) J2EE
8 44 (5.10%) HTML5
9 41 (4.76%) REST
10 37 (4.29%) J2SE
10 37 (4.29%) Middleware
11 36 (4.18%) JSON
12 34 (3.94%) Apache Camel
12 34 (3.94%) Node.js
13 28 (3.25%) .NET
13 28 (3.25%) Kafka
14 27 (3.13%) AngularJS
15 26 (3.02%) SOAP
16 22 (2.55%) CSS3
16 22 (2.55%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 76 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (4.87%) Mobile App
3 36 (4.18%) User Experience
4 34 (3.94%) Management Information System
5 32 (3.71%) Enterprise Software
6 27 (3.13%) Data Centre
7 25 (2.90%) Fixed Income
8 24 (2.78%) Public Cloud
9 23 (2.67%) iPad
9 23 (2.67%) Linux Command Line
10 19 (2.20%) Social Media
11 18 (2.09%) Hedge funds
12 17 (1.97%) PMI
13 14 (1.62%) Computer Science
14 13 (1.51%) Derivative
14 13 (1.51%) Reference Data
14 13 (1.51%) Replication
15 12 (1.39%) Private Cloud
16 11 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
17 10 (1.16%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 87 (10.09%) Linux
2 82 (9.51%) Windows
3 49 (5.68%) Unix
4 30 (3.48%) Windows Server
5 25 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (2.55%) Android
7 21 (2.44%) Apple iOS
8 19 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (0.93%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.35%) AIX
12 3 (0.35%) Solaris
13 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.23%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.12%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 447 (51.86%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (18.79%) Virtual Team Management
3 160 (18.56%) Project Management
4 153 (17.75%) Scrum
5 141 (16.36%) DevOps
5 141 (16.36%) SDLC
6 114 (13.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 111 (12.88%) TDD
8 97 (11.25%) BDD
9 96 (11.14%) Test Automation
10 74 (8.58%) Continuous Improvement
10 74 (8.58%) Migration
11 70 (8.12%) Continuous Integration
11 70 (8.12%) ITIL
12 68 (7.89%) User Stories
13 64 (7.42%) PRINCE2
14 60 (6.96%) Waterfall
15 58 (6.73%) User Acceptance Testing
16 56 (6.50%) Service Delivery
17 55 (6.38%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 200 (23.20%) Java
2 120 (13.92%) SQL
3 99 (11.48%) JavaScript
4 47 (5.45%) Python
5 31 (3.60%) C#
6 26 (3.02%) PowerShell
7 25 (2.90%) Shell Script
8 23 (2.67%) Ruby
8 23 (2.67%) TypeScript
9 22 (2.55%) ES6
10 21 (2.44%) C++
11 18 (2.09%) Bash Shell
12 10 (1.16%) C
12 10 (1.16%) PL/SQL
13 8 (0.93%) PHP
14 7 (0.81%) Perl
14 7 (0.81%) Scala
14 7 (0.81%) VBA
15 6 (0.70%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 5 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 113 (13.11%) Degree
2 38 (4.41%) PMI Certification
3 29 (3.36%) Security Cleared
4 24 (2.78%) PMP
5 22 (2.55%) SC Cleared
6 21 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 9 (1.04%) CCNA
10 8 (0.93%) CISM
11 7 (0.81%) CISSP
11 7 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
11 7 (0.81%) DBS Check
12 6 (0.70%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.70%) MCSE
12 6 (0.70%) MCTS
12 6 (0.70%) MySQL Certification
12 6 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (0.58%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (11.83%) QA
2 30 (3.48%) PMO
3 29 (3.36%) GDPR
4 17 (1.97%) SLA
5 14 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (1.28%) Data Quality
7 10 (1.16%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.58%) COBIT
8 5 (0.58%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.58%) P3O
8 5 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.35%) GCP
10 2 (0.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 2 (0.23%) GAMP
10 2 (0.23%) MiFID
11 1 (0.12%) Basel II
11 1 (0.12%) COSO
11 1 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.12%) SEPA
System Software
1 30 (3.48%) Docker
2 24 (2.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 21 (2.44%) HDFS
4 20 (2.32%) Active Directory
5 14 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (0.93%) vSphere
7 5 (0.58%) XenApp
8 4 (0.46%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.46%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.23%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.12%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.12%) OpenDJ
11 1 (0.12%) vCloud
11 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 26 (3.02%) Puppet
2 25 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (2.78%) Ansible
4 9 (1.04%) Terraform
5 8 (0.93%) Hadoop YARN
5 8 (0.93%) Kubernetes
5 8 (0.93%) logstash
6 7 (0.81%) Nagios
6 7 (0.81%) SCCM
7 6 (0.70%) Control-M
7 6 (0.70%) Graphite
7 6 (0.70%) Kibana
7 6 (0.70%) StatsD
8 4 (0.46%) Ganglia
8 4 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.35%) AppDNA
9 3 (0.35%) Icinga
9 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.35%) QRadar
Vendors
1 109 (12.65%) Microsoft
2 68 (7.89%) Oracle
3 67 (7.77%) SAP
4 34 (3.94%) Adobe
5 32 (3.71%) Cisco
5 32 (3.71%) Salesforce.com
6 29 (3.36%) HP
6 29 (3.36%) Red Hat
7 24 (2.78%) ATG
8 16 (1.86%) Atlassian
9 15 (1.74%) VMware
10 14 (1.62%) Citrix
11 10 (1.16%) CheckPoint
11 10 (1.16%) Google
12 9 (1.04%) hybris
12 9 (1.04%) IBM
12 9 (1.04%) Riverbed
12 9 (1.04%) SolarWinds
13 8 (0.93%) Splunk
14 7 (0.81%) NetApp