Period
to 27 January 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Virtual Team in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Team over the 6 months to 27 January 2021 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)
England > London
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 227 275 341
Rank change year-on-year +48 +66 -41
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 193 261 309
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.07% 0.88% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.81% 2.60% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 202 216
Median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £343 £314 £334
90th Percentile £750 £692 £675
England median daily rate £508 £513 £488
% change year-on-year -0.98% +5.13% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
England median hourly rate £34.48 £48.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year -28.17% +68.42% -28.75%

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 6,863 10,038 15,556
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.91% 33.74% 35.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,854 7,124 11,175
Median daily rate £525 £513 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% -2.38% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £313
90th Percentile £725 £705 £700
England median daily rate £475 £470 £475
% change year-on-year +1.06% -1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 135 255
Median hourly rate £28.44 £22.85 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.44% +1.56% +2.20%
10th Percentile £15.38 £12.44 £13.00
90th Percentile £57.20 £52.25 £47.30
Median hourly rate £26.50 £21.42 £20.00
% change year-on-year +23.75% +7.08% -

Virtual Team
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Virtual Team as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Team in London

Virtual Team
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Virtual Team in London.

Daily rate trend for Virtual Team in London

Virtual Team
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Virtual Team in London over the 6 months to 27 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Virtual Team in London

Virtual Team
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Virtual Team in London.

Hourly rate trend for Virtual Team in London

Virtual Team
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 27 January 2021. 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
Central London +62 17 £548 +4.29% 19
West London +33 7 £575 +27.78% 4
South London +48 1 £750 +275.00%
Virtual Team
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for Virtual Team.

1 94 (48.70%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (23.83%) Finance
3 39 (20.21%) SQL
4 38 (19.69%) SDLC
5 36 (18.65%) Java
6 31 (16.06%) Banking
7 29 (15.03%) Azure
8 28 (14.51%) DevOps
8 28 (14.51%) Project Management
8 28 (14.51%) Problem-Solving
9 25 (12.95%) JavaScript
9 25 (12.95%) E-Commerce
10 24 (12.44%) Workflow
11 23 (11.92%) Oracle
12 22 (11.40%) Investment Banking
12 22 (11.40%) User Experience
13 21 (10.88%) Test Automation
13 21 (10.88%) Data Management
13 21 (10.88%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (10.88%) Requirements Gathering
14 19 (9.84%) Scrum
14 19 (9.84%) Data Modelling
15 17 (8.81%) HTML
15 17 (8.81%) TOGAF
15 17 (8.81%) Git (software)
15 17 (8.81%) Computer Science
15 17 (8.81%) Acceptance Criteria
16 16 (8.29%) Virtual Team Management
16 16 (8.29%) QA
16 16 (8.29%) Open Source

Virtual Team
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 6 (3.11%) Apache Spark
1 6 (3.11%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.55%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.04%) Confluence
3 2 (1.04%) MQSeries
3 2 (1.04%) Tuxedo
3 2 (1.04%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.52%) bbPress
4 1 (0.52%) Drupal
4 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.59%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (2.59%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.11%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.59%) HiPortfolio
3 3 (1.55%) Workfront
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.52%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 29 (15.03%) Azure
2 14 (7.25%) AWS
3 10 (5.18%) GCP
4 5 (2.59%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (2.59%) Power Platform
4 5 (2.59%) SaaS
4 5 (2.59%) Serverless
5 4 (2.07%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (2.07%) PaaS
5 4 (2.07%) Slack
6 2 (1.04%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.04%) GitHub
6 2 (1.04%) Heroku
6 2 (1.04%) IaaS
7 1 (0.52%) Apigee
7 1 (0.52%) Boomi
7 1 (0.52%) Office 365
7 1 (0.52%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.63%) Multicast
2 4 (2.07%) LAN
3 3 (1.55%) MPLS
3 3 (1.55%) WAN
4 2 (1.04%) Broadband
4 2 (1.04%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (1.04%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.04%) Firewall
4 2 (1.04%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.04%) VPN
4 2 (1.04%) Wireless
5 1 (0.52%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (0.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.52%) IOS XR
5 1 (0.52%) Network Security
5 1 (0.52%) NX-OS
5 1 (0.52%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.52%) WebEx
5 1 (0.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.70%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.66%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (4.15%) Data Lake
4 6 (3.11%) Hadoop
4 6 (3.11%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.59%) Big Data
5 5 (2.59%) MySQL
6 4 (2.07%) Power BI
7 2 (1.04%) Data Mart
7 2 (1.04%) Tableau
8 1 (0.52%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.52%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.52%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.52%) KDB
8 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.52%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (8.81%) Git (software)
2 14 (7.25%) JIRA
3 7 (3.63%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.63%) Selenium
3 7 (3.63%) SpecFlow
3 7 (3.63%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (3.11%) GCC
4 6 (3.11%) GDB
5 5 (2.59%) Cucumber
5 5 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.59%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.55%) kappa
6 3 (1.55%) PowerDesigner
7 2 (1.04%) Maven
7 2 (1.04%) Postman
7 2 (1.04%) Robot Framework
7 2 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.52%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.52%) JUnit
8 1 (0.52%) LoadRunner
General
1 46 (23.83%) Finance
2 31 (16.06%) Banking
3 22 (11.40%) Investment Banking
4 13 (6.74%) Retail
5 12 (6.22%) Financial Institution
6 9 (4.66%) Front Office
6 9 (4.66%) Marketing
7 8 (4.15%) Public Sector
8 6 (3.11%) Legal
9 5 (2.59%) Law
10 4 (2.07%) Back Office
10 4 (2.07%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (2.07%) Telecoms
11 2 (1.04%) Billing
11 2 (1.04%) Publishing
12 1 (0.52%) Games
12 1 (0.52%) German Language
12 1 (0.52%) Local Government
12 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.52%) Police
Job Titles
1 49 (25.39%) Developer
2 23 (11.92%) Project Manager
3 22 (11.40%) Architect
4 15 (7.77%) Analyst
5 12 (6.22%) Business Analyst
6 11 (5.70%) Automation Engineer
6 11 (5.70%) Java Engineer
6 11 (5.70%) QA Automation Engineer
6 11 (5.70%) QA Engineer
7 10 (5.18%) Senior Automation Engineer
7 10 (5.18%) Senior QA Engineer
7 10 (5.18%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (4.66%) Java Developer
9 8 (4.15%) Programme Manager
10 7 (3.63%) .NET Developer
10 7 (3.63%) C++ Developer
10 7 (3.63%) Cloud Engineer
10 7 (3.63%) Data Architect
11 6 (3.11%) Agile Java Developer
11 6 (3.11%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.81%) HTML
2 15 (7.77%) Spring
3 13 (6.74%) .NET
3 13 (6.74%) AngularJS
4 11 (5.70%) REST
5 9 (4.66%) CSS
5 9 (4.66%) Hibernate
5 9 (4.66%) J2SE
6 8 (4.15%) HTML5
6 8 (4.15%) Node.js
6 8 (4.15%) React
7 7 (3.63%) .NET Core
7 7 (3.63%) Elastic Stack
8 6 (3.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 6 (3.11%) Guice
8 6 (3.11%) JSON
8 6 (3.11%) Kafka
8 6 (3.11%) RESTful
8 6 (3.11%) SOAP
8 6 (3.11%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.40%) User Experience
2 16 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.66%) Fixed Income
4 8 (4.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (4.15%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.63%) Public Cloud
6 6 (3.11%) Tandem
7 5 (2.59%) Contract for Difference
7 5 (2.59%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.59%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.59%) Spread Betting
8 4 (2.07%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.07%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.55%) Derivative
9 3 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.55%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.04%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.52%) CMDB
11 1 (0.52%) Fedwire
11 1 (0.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.74%) Linux
2 2 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (1.04%) Unix
2 2 (1.04%) Windows
3 1 (0.52%) Android
3 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.52%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.52%) Windows Vista
3 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (48.70%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (19.69%) SDLC
3 28 (14.51%) DevOps
3 28 (14.51%) Problem-Solving
3 28 (14.51%) Project Management
4 25 (12.95%) E-Commerce
5 24 (12.44%) Workflow
6 21 (10.88%) Data Management
6 21 (10.88%) Requirements Gathering
6 21 (10.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (10.88%) Test Automation
7 19 (9.84%) Data Modelling
7 19 (9.84%) Scrum
8 17 (8.81%) Acceptance Criteria
8 17 (8.81%) Computer Science
8 17 (8.81%) TOGAF
9 16 (8.29%) Open Source
9 16 (8.29%) Virtual Team Management
10 14 (7.25%) Microservices
10 14 (7.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (20.21%) SQL
2 36 (18.65%) Java
3 25 (12.95%) JavaScript
4 14 (7.25%) C#
5 11 (5.70%) Kotlin
6 10 (5.18%) TypeScript
7 9 (4.66%) C++
8 6 (3.11%) Java 8
8 6 (3.11%) PHP
8 6 (3.11%) Python
8 6 (3.11%) Scala
9 3 (1.55%) C
9 3 (1.55%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.04%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.04%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.52%) Go
11 1 (0.52%) Perl
11 1 (0.52%) Ruby
11 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (6.74%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.70%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.18%) Degree
4 9 (4.66%) TOGAF Certification
5 7 (3.63%) PMP
6 6 (3.11%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.04%) AWS Certification
7 2 (1.04%) CCIE
7 2 (1.04%) CCNP
7 2 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.04%) RHCA
8 1 (0.52%) APMG
8 1 (0.52%) CCDP
8 1 (0.52%) CCIE Wireless
8 1 (0.52%) CCNA
8 1 (0.52%) CISA
8 1 (0.52%) CISM
8 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.52%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.29%) QA
2 6 (3.11%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.07%) GDPR
4 4 (2.07%) NIST
5 3 (1.55%) PMO
6 1 (0.52%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.52%) SEPA
6 1 (0.52%) TARGET2
System Software
1 11 (5.70%) Docker
2 6 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.04%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.04%) vSphere
4 1 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.52%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (3.63%) Kubernetes
2 6 (3.11%) Ansible
2 6 (3.11%) Prometheus
2 6 (3.11%) Zipkin
3 3 (1.55%) Puppet
4 2 (1.04%) Terraform
5 1 (0.52%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.52%) Consul
5 1 (0.52%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.52%) Kibana
5 1 (0.52%) logstash
5 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (11.92%) Oracle
2 15 (7.77%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.66%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (3.63%) IBM
5 6 (3.11%) VMware
6 5 (2.59%) Cisco
6 5 (2.59%) Google
6 5 (2.59%) SimCorp
7 3 (1.55%) BiZZdesign
7 3 (1.55%) Citrix
7 3 (1.55%) GoldenSource
7 3 (1.55%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.55%) SAP
8 2 (1.04%) CA
8 2 (1.04%) CyberArk
8 2 (1.04%) ForgeRock
8 2 (1.04%) Juniper
8 2 (1.04%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.04%) Murex
8 2 (1.04%) Sonatype