Period
to 29 May 2020

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 29 May 2020 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
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 269 272 327
Rank change year-on-year +3 +55 -28
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 149 383 338
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.77% 0.95% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.13% 2.71% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 253 233
Median daily rate £500 £550 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +8.91% -3.81%
10th Percentile £307 £392 £313
90th Percentile £650 £675 £698
England median daily rate £500 £538 £475
% change year-on-year -6.98% +13.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £20.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +14.75% -12.86% +20.69%

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 7,005 14,132 16,261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.43% 35.16% 35.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,855 9,857 11,582
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £738 £700 £700
England median daily rate £475 £475 £470
% change year-on-year - +1.06% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 233 275
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.95 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.28% +3.96% +3.78%
10th Percentile £14.64 £12.76 £13.00
90th Percentile £51.60 £52.50 £48.75
Median hourly rate £28.00 £20.87 £22.46
% change year-on-year +34.12% -7.07% +13.98%

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 29 May 2020.

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 29 May 2020. 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 +69 24 £500 -9.09% 10
West London +35 7 £363 -27.50% 2
South London +44 4 £363 -30.95%
East London +48 2 - -
North London - 1 - - 1
Virtual Team
England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, 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 65 (43.62%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (30.87%) Java
2 46 (30.87%) Azure
3 44 (29.53%) Finance
4 42 (28.19%) SQL
5 37 (24.83%) DevOps
6 36 (24.16%) Test Automation
7 30 (20.13%) JavaScript
8 29 (19.46%) Scrum
8 29 (19.46%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (17.45%) Microservices
9 26 (17.45%) Banking
10 25 (16.78%) Docker
11 24 (16.11%) AWS
12 23 (15.44%) Kubernetes
12 23 (15.44%) Spring
13 22 (14.77%) AngularJS
13 22 (14.77%) Git (software)
14 21 (14.09%) SDLC
14 21 (14.09%) Microsoft
14 21 (14.09%) Project Management
15 20 (13.42%) Software Engineering
16 19 (12.75%) CSS
17 17 (11.41%) .NET
17 17 (11.41%) Degree
17 17 (11.41%) Node.js
18 16 (10.74%) RESTful
18 16 (10.74%) React
18 16 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
18 16 (10.74%) Jenkins

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 10 (6.71%) Apache Spark
2 7 (4.70%) Confluence
3 6 (4.03%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (3.36%) Apache
4 5 (3.36%) IIS
4 5 (3.36%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.01%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (2.01%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.34%) CMS
6 2 (1.34%) JBoss
6 2 (1.34%) nginx
6 2 (1.34%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.34%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.67%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.01%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.67%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (4.03%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (2.01%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.34%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.67%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
4 1 (0.67%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (0.67%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.67%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 46 (30.87%) Azure
2 24 (16.11%) AWS
3 12 (8.05%) GCP
4 8 (5.37%) Office 365
5 6 (4.03%) IaaS
5 6 (4.03%) Power Platform
6 5 (3.36%) GitHub
6 5 (3.36%) OneDrive
6 5 (3.36%) PaaS
7 4 (2.68%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (2.68%) SaaS
8 3 (2.01%) G Suite
8 3 (2.01%) Heroku
8 3 (2.01%) Serverless
8 3 (2.01%) Yammer
9 2 (1.34%) Apigee
9 2 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.34%) Lucidchart
9 2 (1.34%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.67%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.40%) SSL
2 10 (6.71%) HTTPS
3 7 (4.70%) DNS
3 7 (4.70%) Firewall
3 7 (4.70%) HTTP
4 5 (3.36%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.36%) WAN
5 4 (2.68%) DHCP
5 4 (2.68%) Internet
6 3 (2.01%) DMZ
6 3 (2.01%) Skype
6 3 (2.01%) VPN
6 3 (2.01%) Wireless
7 2 (1.34%) Intranet
7 2 (1.34%) LAN
7 2 (1.34%) PBX
8 1 (0.67%) BGP
8 1 (0.67%) Cisco Firepower
8 1 (0.67%) NX-OS
8 1 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.72%) NoSQL
2 8 (5.37%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (3.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.68%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.68%) Power BI
4 4 (2.68%) SAP HANA
5 3 (2.01%) Blockchain
5 3 (2.01%) Cosmos DB
5 3 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.01%) MySQL
5 3 (2.01%) Redis
5 3 (2.01%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.34%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.67%) DataStage
7 1 (0.67%) Mixpanel
7 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (14.77%) Git (software)
2 16 (10.74%) Jenkins
3 15 (10.07%) JIRA
4 6 (4.03%) Postman
4 6 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.36%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.36%) NUnit
5 5 (3.36%) Selenium
5 5 (3.36%) Subversion
5 5 (3.36%) Zephyr
6 4 (2.68%) Fiddler
6 4 (2.68%) SpecFlow
6 4 (2.68%) WebDriver
7 3 (2.01%) JUnit
8 2 (1.34%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.34%) Maven
9 1 (0.67%) CMake
9 1 (0.67%) Mockito
9 1 (0.67%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 44 (29.53%) Finance
2 26 (17.45%) Banking
3 7 (4.70%) Marketing
4 6 (4.03%) Front Office
4 6 (4.03%) Legal
5 5 (3.36%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.36%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.68%) Games
6 4 (2.68%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.01%) Private Banking
7 3 (2.01%) Publishing
7 3 (2.01%) Retail
8 2 (1.34%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.34%) Public Sector
8 2 (1.34%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.67%) Back Office
9 1 (0.67%) Billing
9 1 (0.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 51 (34.23%) Developer
2 29 (19.46%) Java Developer
3 15 (10.07%) Analyst
4 12 (8.05%) Project Manager
5 9 (6.04%) Business Analyst
5 9 (6.04%) Full Stack Developer
6 8 (5.37%) Architect
7 6 (4.03%) Consultant
7 6 (4.03%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (4.03%) IT Manager
7 6 (4.03%) Software Developer
8 5 (3.36%) Azure Engineer
8 5 (3.36%) C# Developer
8 5 (3.36%) IT Project Manager
8 5 (3.36%) Sitecore Developer
8 5 (3.36%) Tester
9 4 (2.68%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (2.68%) Scrum Master
9 4 (2.68%) Senior Developer
9 4 (2.68%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.44%) Spring
2 22 (14.77%) AngularJS
3 19 (12.75%) CSS
4 17 (11.41%) .NET
4 17 (11.41%) Node.js
5 16 (10.74%) React
5 16 (10.74%) RESTful
6 13 (8.72%) JSON
6 13 (8.72%) Web Services
7 12 (8.05%) Hibernate
8 11 (7.38%) HTML
8 11 (7.38%) Kafka
9 10 (6.71%) Guice
9 10 (6.71%) JAAS
9 10 (6.71%) Sass
9 10 (6.71%) Spring Boot
9 10 (6.71%) Spring Security
10 9 (6.04%) XML
11 8 (5.37%) J2EE
11 8 (5.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.07%) User Experience
3 11 (7.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (5.37%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (4.70%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.36%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.68%) Credit Risk
7 4 (2.68%) Fixed Income
7 4 (2.68%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.34%) CMDB
8 2 (1.34%) Digital Signage
8 2 (1.34%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.34%) PKI
8 2 (1.34%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.34%) Video\Live Streaming
9 1 (0.67%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.67%) Derivative
9 1 (0.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.74%) Windows
2 9 (6.04%) Linux
3 3 (2.01%) Android
3 3 (2.01%) Unix
3 3 (2.01%) VMS
3 3 (2.01%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (43.62%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (24.83%) DevOps
3 36 (24.16%) Test Automation
4 29 (19.46%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (19.46%) Scrum
5 26 (17.45%) Microservices
6 21 (14.09%) Project Management
6 21 (14.09%) SDLC
7 20 (13.42%) Software Engineering
8 16 (10.74%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (10.07%) Continuous Delivery
10 14 (9.40%) Project Delivery
11 13 (8.72%) Computer Science
11 13 (8.72%) Migration
12 12 (8.05%) Kanban
12 12 (8.05%) TDD
13 11 (7.38%) Decision-Making
14 10 (6.71%) Dependency Injection
14 10 (6.71%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 46 (30.87%) Java
2 42 (28.19%) SQL
3 30 (20.13%) JavaScript
4 16 (10.74%) C#
5 13 (8.72%) PowerShell
6 11 (7.38%) Java 8
6 11 (7.38%) Kotlin
6 11 (7.38%) Scala
7 10 (6.71%) Python
7 10 (6.71%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.34%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.34%) C
8 2 (1.34%) Groovy
8 2 (1.34%) Perl
8 2 (1.34%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.67%) C++
9 1 (0.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (11.41%) Degree
2 9 (6.04%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.37%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.36%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.68%) CISSP
5 4 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.68%) Master's Degree
6 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.34%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.67%) CISA
8 1 (0.67%) CISM
8 1 (0.67%) CSSLP
8 1 (0.67%) MBA
8 1 (0.67%) PMP
8 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.05%) QA
2 3 (2.01%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (16.78%) Docker
2 9 (6.04%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.67%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 23 (15.44%) Kubernetes
2 10 (6.71%) Prometheus
2 10 (6.71%) Zipkin
3 5 (3.36%) Terraform
4 3 (2.01%) Ansible
5 2 (1.34%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.34%) Puppet
5 2 (1.34%) Salt
6 1 (0.67%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.67%) WMI
Vendors
1 21 (14.09%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.04%) Oracle
2 9 (6.04%) SAP
3 6 (4.03%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (3.36%) Ariba
4 5 (3.36%) Atlassian
4 5 (3.36%) Cisco
4 5 (3.36%) Sitecore
5 4 (2.68%) Google
5 4 (2.68%) ServiceNow
6 3 (2.01%) Bloomberg
6 3 (2.01%) CyberArk
6 3 (2.01%) FXall
6 3 (2.01%) VMware
7 2 (1.34%) Avaya
7 2 (1.34%) Nintex
7 2 (1.34%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.34%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.34%) Talend
7 2 (1.34%) Workday