Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 240 222 282
Rank change year-on-year -18 +60 +91
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 430 153 321
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.20% 1.09% 0.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.66% 2.97% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 95 228
10th Percentile £410 £342 £357
25th Percentile £506 £400 £447
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £515 £550
Median % change year-on-year +16.50% -6.36% +10.00%
75th Percentile £725 £638 £644
90th Percentile £750 £735 £686
England median daily rate £550 £450 £513
% change year-on-year +22.22% -12.20% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £101.25 - -
England median hourly rate £101.25 £26.96 £34.50
% change year-on-year +275.56% -21.86% -5.48%

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 11,757 5,153 11,538
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 32.84% 36.72% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,596 3,738 8,239
10th Percentile £363 £315 £313
25th Percentile £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £538 £525
Median % change year-on-year +6.98% +2.38% -
75th Percentile £681 £655 £625
90th Percentile £763 £750 £711
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 60 161
10th Percentile £15.22 £13.43 £12.76
25th Percentile £20.64 £22.44 £16.00
Median hourly rate £32.00 £35.25 £21.56
Median % change year-on-year -9.22% +63.50% +0.28%
75th Percentile £48.81 £42.44 £47.00
90th Percentile £61.75 £49.59 £52.50
England median hourly rate £24.07 £29.95 £20.50
% change year-on-year -19.62% +46.07% +1.43%

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 20 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Virtual Team in London over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Hourly rate histogram 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 20 October 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 -54 26 £615 +103.31% 44
West London -13 9 £544 -1.58% 6
South London - 1 - - 2
Virtual Team
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 215 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (37.67%) Social Skills
3 129 (30.00%) Finance
4 116 (26.98%) SQL
5 95 (22.09%) Azure
6 78 (18.14%) Java
7 74 (17.21%) Analytics
8 69 (16.05%) Presentation Skills
9 67 (15.58%) Banking
10 64 (14.88%) Project Delivery
11 62 (14.42%) SDLC
12 56 (13.02%) Data Modelling
13 55 (12.79%) Problem-Solving
14 54 (12.56%) Project Management
14 54 (12.56%) Microsoft
15 53 (12.33%) Python
15 53 (12.33%) Investment Banking
16 52 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
17 51 (11.86%) Enterprise Architecture
18 49 (11.40%) JIRA
19 46 (10.70%) Business Analysis
20 44 (10.23%) TOGAF
20 44 (10.23%) Data Architecture
21 43 (10.00%) User Experience
21 43 (10.00%) Apache Spark
22 42 (9.77%) Requirements Gathering
22 42 (9.77%) Data Integration
23 41 (9.53%) Stakeholder Management
24 40 (9.30%) AWS
24 40 (9.30%) Data Management

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 43 (10.00%) Apache Spark
2 30 (6.98%) Confluence
3 18 (4.19%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.40%) CMS
5 5 (1.16%) Apache
5 5 (1.16%) Apache Airflow
6 3 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (0.70%) Apache Pig
6 3 (0.70%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.70%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.47%) IIS
8 1 (0.23%) Drupal
8 1 (0.23%) nginx
8 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (5.35%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (3.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (2.09%) Figma
4 6 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (1.16%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.93%) Camtasia
7 2 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.23%) InVision
8 1 (0.23%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Smart View
8 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.23%) Sketch
8 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (3.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.16%) Endur
3 4 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.93%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.70%) Aligne
4 3 (0.70%) BASE24
4 3 (0.70%) SAP MM
4 3 (0.70%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.23%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.23%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.23%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.23%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.23%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 95 (22.09%) Azure
2 40 (9.30%) AWS
3 33 (7.67%) SaaS
4 25 (5.81%) Power Platform
5 22 (5.12%) Collibra
6 17 (3.95%) Serverless
7 11 (2.56%) PaaS
8 10 (2.33%) Apigee
8 10 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
9 7 (1.63%) Azure Functions
9 7 (1.63%) Microsoft 365
10 6 (1.40%) Azure Active Directory
10 6 (1.40%) GCP
11 5 (1.16%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 5 (1.16%) Azure Data Factory
11 5 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (1.16%) IaaS
11 5 (1.16%) npm
11 5 (1.16%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 4 (0.93%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.79%) Firewall
2 8 (1.86%) Skype
3 5 (1.16%) DNS
3 5 (1.16%) Internet
3 5 (1.16%) Network Security
4 3 (0.70%) OpenVPN
4 3 (0.70%) PBX
4 3 (0.70%) PSTN
4 3 (0.70%) RTSP
4 3 (0.70%) VPN
5 2 (0.47%) 4G
5 2 (0.47%) 5G
5 2 (0.47%) SSL
5 2 (0.47%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.47%) Wireless
6 1 (0.23%) 2G
6 1 (0.23%) 3G
6 1 (0.23%) Intranet
6 1 (0.23%) SMS
6 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (8.37%) Big Data
2 24 (5.58%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (5.35%) Power BI
4 21 (4.88%) Data Lake
4 21 (4.88%) IBM InfoSphere
5 17 (3.95%) Tableau
6 13 (3.02%) Hadoop
7 10 (2.33%) Apache Hive
7 10 (2.33%) NoSQL
8 9 (2.09%) SQL Server
9 8 (1.86%) Metadata
9 8 (1.86%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.63%) Azure SQL Database
10 7 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.16%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.93%) SAP BW
13 3 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.70%) SAP HANA
14 2 (0.47%) Bigtable
14 2 (0.47%) Impala
Development Applications
1 49 (11.40%) JIRA
2 39 (9.07%) PowerDesigner
3 30 (6.98%) Git (software)
4 21 (4.88%) ERwin
5 9 (2.09%) GitLab
5 9 (2.09%) Jenkins
5 9 (2.09%) Maven
6 8 (1.86%) kappa
6 8 (1.86%) Postman
7 6 (1.40%) Cucumber
7 6 (1.40%) FitNesse
8 5 (1.16%) Artifactory
8 5 (1.16%) SonarQube
8 5 (1.16%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.16%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.93%) JIRA Agile
9 4 (0.93%) Mockito
10 3 (0.70%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.70%) GCC
10 3 (0.70%) MSBuild
General
1 162 (37.67%) Social Skills
2 129 (30.00%) Finance
3 69 (16.05%) Presentation Skills
4 67 (15.58%) Banking
5 53 (12.33%) Investment Banking
6 52 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
7 37 (8.60%) Marketing
8 24 (5.58%) Telecoms
9 19 (4.42%) Retail
10 16 (3.72%) Influencing Skills
11 12 (2.79%) Public Sector
12 11 (2.56%) Front Office
12 11 (2.56%) Organisational Skills
13 9 (2.09%) Legal
14 7 (1.63%) Back Office
15 6 (1.40%) Billing
16 3 (0.70%) Brand Awareness
16 3 (0.70%) Japanese Language
16 3 (0.70%) Law
16 3 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 96 (22.33%) Developer
2 75 (17.44%) Architect
3 47 (10.93%) Analyst
4 36 (8.37%) Java Developer
5 34 (7.91%) Data Architect
6 32 (7.44%) Project Manager
7 27 (6.28%) Business Analyst
8 24 (5.58%) Agile Developer
8 24 (5.58%) Agile Java Developer
9 21 (4.88%) Data Modeller
10 19 (4.42%) Solutions Architect
11 18 (4.19%) Consultant
11 18 (4.19%) Senior Developer
12 14 (3.26%) Infrastructure Manager
12 14 (3.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 13 (3.02%) Designer
13 13 (3.02%) React Developer
14 12 (2.79%) Azure Architect
15 11 (2.56%) Salesforce Architect
15 11 (2.56%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (8.37%) Spring
2 30 (6.98%) HTML
3 27 (6.28%) Hibernate
3 27 (6.28%) J2SE
4 25 (5.81%) React
5 20 (4.65%) REST
6 18 (4.19%) CSS
7 15 (3.49%) AngularJS
7 15 (3.49%) React Native
8 11 (2.56%) COM
8 11 (2.56%) Node.js
9 10 (2.33%) Swagger
10 9 (2.09%) FIX Protocol
11 8 (1.86%) Kafka
11 8 (1.86%) Spring Boot
11 8 (1.86%) XML
12 7 (1.63%) HTML5
12 7 (1.63%) Web Services
13 6 (1.40%) JSON
14 5 (1.16%) JSR 170
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.00%) User Experience
2 24 (5.58%) Mobile App
3 21 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (3.49%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.02%) Data Structures
6 12 (2.79%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.09%) Fixed Income
7 9 (2.09%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (1.86%) Cloud Native
9 7 (1.63%) CMDB
9 7 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (1.63%) Private Cloud
9 7 (1.63%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.40%) Legacy Systems
10 6 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (1.40%) PMI
10 6 (1.40%) Social Media
11 5 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.16%) Legacy Applications
11 5 (1.16%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 32 (7.44%) Windows
2 22 (5.12%) Linux
3 19 (4.42%) Apple iOS
4 18 (4.19%) Android
5 10 (2.33%) Unix
6 6 (1.40%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.16%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.93%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.47%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.23%) AIX
10 1 (0.23%) HPUX
10 1 (0.23%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.23%) Solaris
10 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (17.21%) Analytics
3 64 (14.88%) Project Delivery
4 62 (14.42%) SDLC
5 56 (13.02%) Data Modelling
6 55 (12.79%) Problem-Solving
7 54 (12.56%) Project Management
8 51 (11.86%) Enterprise Architecture
9 46 (10.70%) Business Analysis
10 44 (10.23%) Data Architecture
10 44 (10.23%) TOGAF
11 42 (9.77%) Data Integration
11 42 (9.77%) Requirements Gathering
12 41 (9.53%) Stakeholder Management
13 40 (9.30%) Data Management
13 40 (9.30%) Master Data Management
13 40 (9.30%) Virtual Team Management
14 39 (9.07%) Data Analysis
14 39 (9.07%) Technical Analysis
15 37 (8.60%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 116 (26.98%) SQL
2 78 (18.14%) Java
3 53 (12.33%) Python
4 22 (5.12%) JavaScript
5 13 (3.02%) C++
5 13 (3.02%) PowerShell
6 12 (2.79%) Go
7 11 (2.56%) TypeScript
8 9 (2.09%) C#
9 8 (1.86%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.63%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.63%) C
10 7 (1.63%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.40%) Java 8
11 6 (1.40%) R
12 5 (1.16%) ABAP
12 5 (1.16%) Java 9
12 5 (1.16%) Scala
12 5 (1.16%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (8.84%) Degree
2 21 (4.88%) PMI Certification
3 19 (4.42%) Security Cleared
4 16 (3.72%) PMP
4 16 (3.72%) SC Cleared
5 11 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (2.09%) MBA
7 8 (1.86%) TOGAF Certification
8 5 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.93%) CISSP
9 4 (0.93%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.70%) CISA
10 3 (0.70%) CRISC
11 2 (0.47%) CCENT
11 2 (0.47%) CCNA
11 2 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.47%) CISM
11 2 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (0.47%) MCSE
11 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.37%) QA
2 24 (5.58%) GDPR
3 17 (3.95%) Data Quality
4 12 (2.79%) SLA
5 5 (1.16%) COBIT
5 5 (1.16%) PMO
6 4 (0.93%) GRC
6 4 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.93%) NIST
7 2 (0.47%) Accessibility
7 2 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.47%) MiFID
8 1 (0.23%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.23%) SEPA
8 1 (0.23%) SOC 2
System Software
1 29 (6.74%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.02%) Docker
4 7 (1.63%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.93%) vSphere
6 3 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.23%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.23%) XenApp
8 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (4.88%) Kubernetes
2 9 (2.09%) Control-M
3 8 (1.86%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.40%) Ansible
5 6 (1.40%) Terraform
6 4 (0.93%) CASB
7 3 (0.70%) SCCM
7 3 (0.70%) Sysdig
8 2 (0.47%) Istio
8 2 (0.47%) Kibana
8 2 (0.47%) Oozie
8 2 (0.47%) Puppet
9 1 (0.23%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.23%) Salt
9 1 (0.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 54 (12.56%) Microsoft
2 40 (9.30%) BiZZdesign
3 39 (9.07%) Salesforce.com
4 24 (5.58%) SAP
5 23 (5.35%) IBM
6 18 (4.19%) VMware
7 15 (3.49%) ServiceNow
8 13 (3.02%) MuleSoft
8 13 (3.02%) Ping Identity
9 12 (2.79%) Databricks
10 9 (2.09%) Bloomberg
10 9 (2.09%) Citrix
10 9 (2.09%) Oracle
11 7 (1.63%) Cisco
12 6 (1.40%) Demandware
13 5 (1.16%) Adobe
13 5 (1.16%) Alteryx
14 4 (0.93%) Google
14 4 (0.93%) Red Hat
15 3 (0.70%) NCR