Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 321 340 322
Rank change year-on-year +19 -18 +67
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 666 685 649
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.80% 0.75% 0.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.47% 2.31% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 411 351
England median daily rate £550 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £263
90th Percentile £675 £656 £644
UK median daily rate £538 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +13.16% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 10
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +45.83% -11.11%
10th Percentile £25.35 £17.88 £14.15
90th Percentile £61.96 £62.39 £52.63
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year - +84.21% -35.59%

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 26,956 29,666 27,917
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.51% 32.55% 33.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,503 19,411 18,098
England median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £285 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £665 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 920 943 985
England median hourly rate £20.92 £22.42 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.68% +14.97% -6.16%
10th Percentile £11.79 £11.80 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.25 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £20.86 £21.84 £19.71
% change year-on-year -4.51% +10.83% -6.17%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 20 June 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 +55 382 £550 +9.89% 19
South East -18 128 £560 +24.44% 10
North of England -7 62 £410 +3.80% 3
Midlands +12 52 £450 +12.50% 1
North West +6 32 £413 +13.01% 2
Yorkshire +26 30 £400 -18.37%
West Midlands -9 27 £300 -24.05% 1
East Midlands +33 25 £475 +4.11%
East of England -8 19 £449 -5.53% 6
South West -43 11 £400 -5.88% 2
North East -2 1 £538 +13.16% 1
Virtual Team
UK

For the 6 months to 20 June 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.

1 361 (54.20%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (33.93%) Finance
3 145 (21.77%) Scrum
4 125 (18.77%) DevOps
5 120 (18.02%) Java
6 110 (16.52%) Virtual Team Management
7 107 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 100 (15.02%) Degree
9 99 (14.86%) TDD
10 95 (14.26%) JavaScript
10 95 (14.26%) Linux
11 93 (13.96%) JIRA
12 88 (13.21%) Marketing
13 87 (13.06%) Project Management
13 87 (13.06%) Git (software)
13 87 (13.06%) Problem-Solving
14 83 (12.46%) Microsoft
15 78 (11.71%) Amazon AWS
16 77 (11.56%) Banking
17 76 (11.41%) AngularJS
18 73 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
19 72 (10.81%) Software Engineering
20 70 (10.51%) Test Automation
21 68 (10.21%) Computer Science
22 67 (10.06%) BDD
22 67 (10.06%) Microservices
22 67 (10.06%) Front End Development
23 64 (9.61%) Analytics
24 63 (9.46%) CSS
25 62 (9.31%) Apache

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 62 (9.31%) Apache
2 43 (6.46%) CMS
3 35 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 33 (4.95%) Elasticsearch
5 29 (4.35%) SharePoint
6 24 (3.60%) Confluence
7 18 (2.70%) Skype for Business
8 16 (2.40%) Oracle Coherence
9 11 (1.65%) Apache Spark
10 9 (1.35%) WebLogic
11 8 (1.20%) SAS
12 3 (0.45%) IIS
12 3 (0.45%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.30%) Drupal
13 2 (0.30%) MS Project Server
14 1 (0.15%) K2 blackpearl
14 1 (0.15%) nginx
14 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (4.50%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (2.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (2.10%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.45%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.30%) Sketch
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.15%) Figma
7 1 (0.15%) InVision
7 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.15%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 10 (1.50%) SAP Hybris
2 6 (0.90%) SAP IBP
2 6 (0.90%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (0.75%) Eloqua
4 4 (0.60%) BASE24
4 4 (0.60%) Eikon
4 4 (0.60%) SAP APO
5 3 (0.45%) Fredhopper
5 3 (0.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.30%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.30%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.30%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 78 (11.71%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (8.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (4.05%) Office 365
4 23 (3.45%) GitHub
5 14 (2.10%) Google Cloud Platform
6 13 (1.95%) npm
6 13 (1.95%) PaaS
7 12 (1.80%) SaaS
8 9 (1.35%) IaaS
9 8 (1.20%) Power Platform
10 6 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.75%) Amazon ELB
11 5 (0.75%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (0.75%) DigitalOcean
11 5 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (0.60%) Serverless
13 3 (0.45%) Azure Data Factory
13 3 (0.45%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.00%) Skype
2 16 (2.40%) Firewall
3 12 (1.80%) LAN
4 11 (1.65%) Internet
4 11 (1.65%) Unified Communications
4 11 (1.65%) WAN
5 8 (1.20%) DNS
6 7 (1.05%) VPN
6 7 (1.05%) Wireless
7 6 (0.90%) Cisco ISE
7 6 (0.90%) HTTP
8 5 (0.75%) MPLS
8 5 (0.75%) Network Security
9 4 (0.60%) ATM
9 4 (0.60%) Cisco IPT
9 4 (0.60%) Intranet
9 4 (0.60%) PABX
9 4 (0.60%) VLAN
9 4 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (5.41%) NoSQL
2 33 (4.95%) Big Data
3 32 (4.80%) Hadoop
4 31 (4.65%) Redis
5 18 (2.70%) HBase
5 18 (2.70%) Parquet
6 16 (2.40%) Apache Ignite
6 16 (2.40%) Hazelcast
7 13 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (1.95%) SQL Server
8 12 (1.80%) Relational Database
9 10 (1.50%) BigQuery
9 10 (1.50%) Oracle Database
10 9 (1.35%) Blockchain
10 9 (1.35%) QlikView
11 8 (1.20%) Data Lake
11 8 (1.20%) Pentaho
11 8 (1.20%) Qlik Sense
12 7 (1.05%) Power BI
12 7 (1.05%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 93 (13.96%) JIRA
2 87 (13.06%) Git (software)
3 44 (6.61%) Jenkins
4 40 (6.01%) Visual Studio Team System
5 26 (3.90%) Gradle
6 25 (3.75%) Selenium
7 21 (3.15%) Grunt
7 21 (3.15%) gulp
8 20 (3.00%) JUnit
8 20 (3.00%) Mockito
9 16 (2.40%) Mercurial
10 14 (2.10%) Cucumber
11 11 (1.65%) SpecFlow
11 11 (1.65%) WebDriver
12 10 (1.50%) webpack
13 9 (1.35%) JMeter
14 8 (1.20%) Maven
14 8 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
15 7 (1.05%) Redmine
16 6 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 226 (33.93%) Finance
2 88 (13.21%) Marketing
3 77 (11.56%) Banking
4 47 (7.06%) Telecoms
5 23 (3.45%) Investment Banking
6 19 (2.85%) Retail
7 15 (2.25%) Financial Institution
8 13 (1.95%) Front Office
9 10 (1.50%) Legal
10 7 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.90%) Back Office
11 6 (0.90%) French Language
11 6 (0.90%) Spanish Language
12 5 (0.75%) Billing
12 5 (0.75%) German Language
12 5 (0.75%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.60%) Law
13 4 (0.60%) Local Government
14 3 (0.45%) Electronics
14 3 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 201 (30.18%) Developer
2 75 (11.26%) Architect
3 65 (9.76%) Analyst
4 64 (9.61%) Project Manager
5 60 (9.01%) Java Developer
6 42 (6.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 37 (5.56%) Senior Developer
8 36 (5.41%) React Developer
9 26 (3.90%) Business Analyst
10 24 (3.60%) Delivery Manager
11 22 (3.30%) Consultant
12 19 (2.85%) JavaScript Developer
12 19 (2.85%) Tester
13 18 (2.70%) Full Stack Developer
14 16 (2.40%) Python Developer
15 15 (2.25%) Scrum Master
15 15 (2.25%) Test Analyst
16 14 (2.10%) .NET Developer
16 14 (2.10%) AWS Architect
16 14 (2.10%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (11.41%) AngularJS
2 63 (9.46%) CSS
3 56 (8.41%) Node.js
4 53 (7.96%) HTML
5 52 (7.81%) Web Services
6 41 (6.16%) XML
7 39 (5.86%) HTML5
8 37 (5.56%) Spring
9 36 (5.41%) Redux
10 35 (5.26%) .NET
11 34 (5.11%) Middleware
12 31 (4.65%) REST
13 30 (4.50%) React
14 26 (3.90%) jQuery
15 25 (3.75%) CSS3
16 23 (3.45%) JSON
17 19 (2.85%) Kafka
17 19 (2.85%) RESTful
18 18 (2.70%) Apache Avro
18 18 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 73 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (6.31%) Mobile App
3 35 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 35 (5.26%) User Experience
4 31 (4.65%) Linux Command Line
5 29 (4.35%) Public Cloud
6 28 (4.20%) Derivative
6 28 (4.20%) Social Media
7 19 (2.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 19 (2.85%) Self-Motivation
8 18 (2.70%) Management Information System
9 16 (2.40%) Credit Risk
10 14 (2.10%) Greenfield Project
11 11 (1.65%) Fixed Income
12 10 (1.50%) Equity Derivative
13 9 (1.35%) Cloud Native
14 8 (1.20%) Hedge funds
15 7 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
16 6 (0.90%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 95 (14.26%) Linux
2 48 (7.21%) Windows
3 27 (4.05%) Unix
4 17 (2.55%) Solaris
5 9 (1.35%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.05%) AIX
6 7 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.90%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.60%) Android
8 4 (0.60%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.45%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.45%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.30%) Debian
10 2 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.30%) SUSE
11 1 (0.15%) CentOS
11 1 (0.15%) VMS
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 361 (54.20%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (21.77%) Scrum
3 125 (18.77%) DevOps
4 110 (16.52%) Virtual Team Management
5 107 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
6 99 (14.86%) TDD
7 87 (13.06%) Problem-Solving
7 87 (13.06%) Project Management
8 72 (10.81%) Software Engineering
9 70 (10.51%) Test Automation
10 68 (10.21%) Computer Science
11 67 (10.06%) BDD
11 67 (10.06%) Front End Development
11 67 (10.06%) Microservices
12 64 (9.61%) Analytics
13 55 (8.26%) Content Management
13 55 (8.26%) Migration
14 47 (7.06%) Continuous Integration
15 43 (6.46%) Continuous Improvement
16 41 (6.16%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 120 (18.02%) Java
2 95 (14.26%) JavaScript
3 60 (9.01%) SQL
4 44 (6.61%) Python
5 39 (5.86%) Java 8
6 24 (3.60%) C#
7 22 (3.30%) Shell Script
8 17 (2.55%) PowerShell
9 15 (2.25%) ES6
10 7 (1.05%) C++
10 7 (1.05%) Perl
11 6 (0.90%) PHP
11 6 (0.90%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.60%) Apple Swift
12 4 (0.60%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.30%) C
13 2 (0.30%) R
13 2 (0.30%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.30%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 100 (15.02%) Degree
2 21 (3.15%) Security Cleared
3 19 (2.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (2.70%) PMI Certification
4 18 (2.70%) PMP
5 16 (2.40%) SC Cleared
6 14 (2.10%) CISSP
7 12 (1.80%) CISM
7 12 (1.80%) ISTQB
8 9 (1.35%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.60%) AWS Certification
11 4 (0.60%) CCSA
11 4 (0.60%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.60%) ISEB
11 4 (0.60%) MCSE
12 3 (0.45%) IIBA
12 3 (0.45%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (7.81%) QA
2 11 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.50%) NIST
4 9 (1.35%) PCI DSS
5 8 (1.20%) GDPR
5 8 (1.20%) SLA
6 7 (1.05%) PMO
7 5 (0.75%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.15%) MiFID
9 1 (0.15%) P3O
9 1 (0.15%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.15%) PSD2
System Software
1 47 (7.06%) Docker
2 18 (2.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 18 (2.70%) HDFS
3 17 (2.55%) Active Directory
4 12 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.30%) KVM
5 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.15%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.15%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.15%) XenApp
6 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (2.70%) Hadoop YARN
2 14 (2.10%) Puppet
3 12 (1.80%) Kubernetes
4 9 (1.35%) Terraform
5 8 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (1.05%) Ansible
7 3 (0.45%) ArcSight ESM
7 3 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.45%) Rancher
7 3 (0.45%) Stealthwatch
7 3 (0.45%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.30%) Consul
8 2 (0.30%) Grafana
8 2 (0.30%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.30%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.30%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 2 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.30%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.15%) OVPM
Vendors
1 83 (12.46%) Microsoft
2 45 (6.76%) Oracle
3 37 (5.56%) Adobe
4 30 (4.50%) SAP
5 21 (3.15%) Cisco
5 21 (3.15%) Google
6 17 (2.55%) HP
6 17 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (2.25%) VMware
8 12 (1.80%) IBM
8 12 (1.80%) ServiceNow
9 11 (1.65%) CheckPoint
10 10 (1.50%) hybris
11 7 (1.05%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.05%) Sitecore
11 7 (1.05%) Splunk
12 6 (0.90%) ATG
12 6 (0.90%) Fujitsu
12 6 (0.90%) Kofax
12 6 (0.90%) OpenText