Period
to

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 17 May 2022 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
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 204 249 275
Rank change year-on-year +45 +26 +8
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 530 234 162
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.38% 0.98% 0.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.94% 2.89% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 168 112
10th Percentile £419 £394 £313
25th Percentile £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -9.09%
75th Percentile £738 £688 £591
90th Percentile £801 £738 £650
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
10th Percentile £24.82 £32.15 -
25th Percentile £25.68 £33.88 -
Median hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 -
Median % change year-on-year -2.60% - -
75th Percentile £50.00 £43.88 -
90th Percentile £61.85 £46.05 -
England median hourly rate £44.78 £43.50 £57.50
% change year-on-year +2.93% -24.35% +151.70%

Virtual Team is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13,465 8,096 6,842
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 34.94% 34.06% 33.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,863 5,661 4,957
10th Percentile £398 £350 £313
25th Percentile £485 £428 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £538 £525
Median % change year-on-year +11.63% +2.38% -
75th Percentile £713 £650 £638
90th Percentile £800 £738 £725
England median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 140 116
10th Percentile £18.50 £15.06 £13.13
25th Percentile £23.91 £21.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate £43.78 £32.25 £32.10
Median % change year-on-year +35.74% +0.48% +28.64%
75th Percentile £53.91 £47.50 £47.56
90th Percentile £68.75 £60.10 £53.75
England median hourly rate £26.99 £26.00 £21.57
% change year-on-year +3.81% +20.54% +2.71%

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 17 May 2022.

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 17 May 2022.

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 17 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -13 47 £520 -5.45% 17
West London -2 10 £510 +6.81% 5
South London - 3 £775 - 1
Virtual Team
England

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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.

1 319 (60.19%) Agile
2 194 (36.60%) Finance
2 194 (36.60%) Social Skills
3 112 (21.13%) Virtual Team Management
4 100 (18.87%) Azure
5 94 (17.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 94 (17.74%) Problem-Solving
6 89 (16.79%) Banking
6 89 (16.79%) SDLC
7 86 (16.23%) Project Management
8 79 (14.91%) DevOps
9 77 (14.53%) SQL
10 75 (14.15%) Scrum
11 71 (13.40%) JIRA
12 69 (13.02%) Java
13 66 (12.45%) Project Delivery
14 65 (12.26%) Confluence
15 62 (11.70%) Microsoft
15 62 (11.70%) CI/CD
16 55 (10.38%) Investment Banking
17 50 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
17 50 (9.43%) Presentation Skills
18 49 (9.25%) User Experience
19 48 (9.06%) Python
19 48 (9.06%) Risk Management
20 47 (8.87%) Migration
20 47 (8.87%) Service Management
21 46 (8.68%) Enterprise Architecture
21 46 (8.68%) User Acceptance Testing
22 45 (8.49%) Analytics

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 65 (12.26%) Confluence
2 12 (2.26%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.89%) Apache Spark
3 10 (1.89%) IIS
4 8 (1.51%) Apache
5 6 (1.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (0.94%) CMS
6 5 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.57%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.38%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.19%) CoreMedia CMS
9 1 (0.19%) DataSynapse
9 1 (0.19%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.19%) IBM Connections
9 1 (0.19%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.19%) nginx
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 26 (4.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (4.15%) Microsoft Project
3 16 (3.02%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (2.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (1.70%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.94%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.94%) Eloqua
3 3 (0.57%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.38%) Maximo
4 2 (0.38%) Misys Midas
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.38%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
5 1 (0.19%) Magento
5 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.19%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.19%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.19%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.19%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 100 (18.87%) Azure
2 32 (6.04%) AWS
3 31 (5.85%) Serverless
4 24 (4.53%) AWS Lambda
5 19 (3.58%) PaaS
6 18 (3.40%) SaaS
7 17 (3.21%) Figma
8 15 (2.83%) Microsoft 365
9 11 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (2.08%) GitHub
10 10 (1.89%) GCP
11 9 (1.70%) Azure Monitor
12 8 (1.51%) Azure Data Factory
13 7 (1.32%) Power Platform
14 6 (1.13%) IaaS
15 4 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
15 4 (0.75%) Azure Functions
15 4 (0.75%) Azure Synapse Analytics
15 4 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
16 3 (0.57%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.83%) Internet
2 7 (1.32%) Broadband
3 6 (1.13%) Firewall
3 6 (1.13%) Wireless
4 5 (0.94%) 5G
5 4 (0.75%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.57%) DNS
6 3 (0.57%) HTTP
6 3 (0.57%) LAN
6 3 (0.57%) MPLS
6 3 (0.57%) Network Security
6 3 (0.57%) SD-WAN
6 3 (0.57%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (0.57%) WAN
7 2 (0.38%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.38%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.38%) LTE
7 2 (0.38%) Multicast
7 2 (0.38%) VPN
8 1 (0.19%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (7.36%) Data Warehouse
2 34 (6.42%) Big Data
3 29 (5.47%) Data Lake
4 23 (4.34%) SQL Server
5 18 (3.40%) Relational Database
6 14 (2.64%) KDB
6 14 (2.64%) Metadata
7 12 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (1.70%) NoSQL
9 8 (1.51%) Tableau
10 7 (1.32%) Power BI
10 7 (1.32%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.13%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (0.94%) MySQL
13 4 (0.75%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (0.75%) Redis
14 3 (0.57%) Amazon Redshift
14 3 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 71 (13.40%) JIRA
2 41 (7.74%) Git (software)
3 22 (4.15%) kappa
4 18 (3.40%) PowerDesigner
5 16 (3.02%) Jenkins
6 15 (2.83%) GitLab
7 9 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (1.51%) Subversion
9 7 (1.32%) Bitbucket
9 7 (1.32%) Cucumber
9 7 (1.32%) IntelliJ
10 6 (1.13%) PyCharm
10 6 (1.13%) Selenium
10 6 (1.13%) Visual Studio Code
11 4 (0.75%) Cypress.io
11 4 (0.75%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.75%) Maven
11 4 (0.75%) webpack
12 3 (0.57%) Gradle
12 3 (0.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 194 (36.60%) Finance
1 194 (36.60%) Social Skills
2 89 (16.79%) Banking
3 55 (10.38%) Investment Banking
4 50 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
4 50 (9.43%) Presentation Skills
5 39 (7.36%) Retail
6 30 (5.66%) Public Sector
7 28 (5.28%) Telecoms
8 24 (4.53%) Influencing Skills
8 24 (4.53%) Marketing
9 21 (3.96%) Financial Institution
10 16 (3.02%) Legal
11 14 (2.64%) Front Office
12 8 (1.51%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (1.32%) Law
13 7 (1.32%) Manufacturing
14 6 (1.13%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 6 (1.13%) Organisational Skills
15 5 (0.94%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 94 (17.74%) Developer
2 91 (17.17%) Analyst
3 73 (13.77%) Project Manager
4 66 (12.45%) Business Analyst
5 63 (11.89%) Architect
6 39 (7.36%) Java Developer
7 34 (6.42%) Data Architect
8 27 (5.09%) Solutions Architect
9 26 (4.91%) Delivery Manager
10 23 (4.34%) Finance Business Analyst
10 23 (4.34%) Financial Analyst
11 21 (3.96%) React Developer
11 21 (3.96%) Technical Manager
12 18 (3.40%) Designer
13 17 (3.21%) Release Manager
14 15 (2.83%) Agile Developer
14 15 (2.83%) Agile Java Developer
15 14 (2.64%) Android Developer
15 14 (2.64%) Azure Architect
15 14 (2.64%) iOS Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (6.79%) HTML
2 32 (6.04%) Spring
3 29 (5.47%) REST
4 24 (4.53%) React Native
5 22 (4.15%) Hibernate
6 21 (3.96%) React
7 19 (3.58%) Kafka
7 19 (3.58%) Node.js
8 18 (3.40%) J2SE
9 17 (3.21%) CSS
10 14 (2.64%) AngularJS
11 12 (2.26%) .NET
11 12 (2.26%) HTML5
11 12 (2.26%) Protocol Buffers
11 12 (2.26%) ZeroMQ
12 9 (1.70%) J2EE
13 8 (1.51%) Elastic Stack
13 8 (1.51%) Middleware
13 8 (1.51%) RESTful
14 7 (1.32%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 49 (9.25%) User Experience
2 39 (7.36%) Mobile App
3 36 (6.79%) Self-Motivation
4 26 (4.91%) Public Cloud
5 22 (4.15%) Renewable Energy
6 20 (3.77%) Data Centre
6 20 (3.77%) Data Structures
7 18 (3.40%) Fixed Income
8 17 (3.21%) Hybrid Cloud
9 15 (2.83%) Contract for Difference
10 14 (2.64%) Spread Betting
11 13 (2.45%) Cloud Native
12 12 (2.26%) Management Information System
13 9 (1.70%) Credit Risk
13 9 (1.70%) Legacy Systems
14 8 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
15 6 (1.13%) Private Cloud
16 5 (0.94%) Hedge funds
16 5 (0.94%) Legacy Applications
Operating Systems
1 27 (5.09%) Linux
2 26 (4.91%) Android
3 23 (4.34%) Apple iOS
3 23 (4.34%) Windows
4 9 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (1.70%) Windows Server 2019
5 8 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.75%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.57%) Unix
8 3 (0.57%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.38%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (60.19%) Agile
2 112 (21.13%) Virtual Team Management
3 94 (17.74%) Problem-Solving
3 94 (17.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 89 (16.79%) SDLC
5 86 (16.23%) Project Management
6 79 (14.91%) DevOps
7 75 (14.15%) Scrum
8 66 (12.45%) Project Delivery
9 62 (11.70%) CI/CD
10 48 (9.06%) Risk Management
11 47 (8.87%) Migration
11 47 (8.87%) Service Management
12 46 (8.68%) Enterprise Architecture
12 46 (8.68%) User Acceptance Testing
13 45 (8.49%) Analytics
14 39 (7.36%) Data Analysis
14 39 (7.36%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 38 (7.17%) ITIL
15 38 (7.17%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 77 (14.53%) SQL
2 69 (13.02%) Java
3 48 (9.06%) Python
4 43 (8.11%) JavaScript
5 20 (3.77%) Go
6 19 (3.58%) Bash
7 18 (3.40%) PowerShell
8 13 (2.45%) C#
9 12 (2.26%) TypeScript
10 10 (1.89%) Scala
11 8 (1.51%) Ruby
12 6 (1.13%) C++
13 5 (0.94%) Groovy
13 5 (0.94%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.75%) Perl
14 4 (0.75%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.57%) R
16 2 (0.38%) Ada
16 2 (0.38%) C
16 2 (0.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 26 (4.91%) Degree
2 24 (4.53%) Security Cleared
3 20 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (1.32%) PMI Certification
6 5 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.75%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (0.75%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.57%) PMP
8 3 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.38%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.38%) CGEIT
9 2 (0.38%) CISA
9 2 (0.38%) CRISC
9 2 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.19%) CEH
10 1 (0.19%) CIPD
10 1 (0.19%) CISM
10 1 (0.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.17%) QA
2 14 (2.64%) Data Quality
3 13 (2.45%) PMO
4 11 (2.08%) SLA
5 6 (1.13%) GDPR
6 5 (0.94%) GRC
7 2 (0.38%) COBIT
7 2 (0.38%) ISO 20022
7 2 (0.38%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.38%) SEPA
8 1 (0.19%) Accessibility
8 1 (0.19%) GxP
8 1 (0.19%) NIST
8 1 (0.19%) SOC 2
8 1 (0.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 25 (4.72%) Docker
2 18 (3.40%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.13%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.38%) vSphere
6 1 (0.19%) HDFS
6 1 (0.19%) Snort
6 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 34 (6.42%) Kubernetes
2 32 (6.04%) Terraform
3 16 (3.02%) Ansible
4 7 (1.32%) Argo
5 6 (1.13%) Consul
5 6 (1.13%) Kibana
6 5 (0.94%) logstash
7 2 (0.38%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.38%) Puppet
7 2 (0.38%) SCCM
8 1 (0.19%) Ambari
8 1 (0.19%) Control-M
8 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.19%) Salt
8 1 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.19%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 62 (11.70%) Microsoft
2 31 (5.85%) ServiceNow
3 28 (5.28%) Oracle
4 26 (4.91%) SAP
5 22 (4.15%) Google
6 21 (3.96%) BiZZdesign
6 21 (3.96%) Databricks
7 17 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (2.26%) Bloomberg
8 12 (2.26%) ION Trading
8 12 (2.26%) Tradeweb
9 11 (2.08%) Adobe
10 10 (1.89%) MuleSoft
10 10 (1.89%) VMware
11 6 (1.13%) CyberArk
11 6 (1.13%) IBM
11 6 (1.13%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.94%) BeyondTrust
12 5 (0.94%) ForgeRock
13 4 (0.75%) Atlassian