Period
to 25 June 2018

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 25 June 2018 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
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 327 286 335
Rank change year-on-year -41 +49 -7
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 333 336 303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.74% 0.84% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.95% 2.19% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 211 213
London median daily rate £500 £525 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +9.38% -2.54%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £350
90th Percentile £706 £650 £685
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
London median hourly rate £20.00 £13.99 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.98% -26.38% -8.43%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +20.69% +52.63% -11.63%

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 17,119 15,310 16,429
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.90% 38.21% 37.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,284 10,840 11,786
London median daily rate £500 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £281
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 274 238 238
London median hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £20.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +14.12% +0.78%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.51 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £52.38
England median hourly rate £23.25 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +16.25% -4.76% +16.67%

Virtual Team
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Team in London

Virtual Team
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Virtual Team in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Team in London

Virtual Team
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Team in London over the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Virtual Team in London

Virtual Team
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Team in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Virtual Team in London

Virtual Team
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Team in London over the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

Contractor 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 25 June 2018. 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 -40 71 £500 +3.63% 18
West London -22 30 £510 +27.50% 7
East London -12 6 £638 - 5
South London -34 6 £450 +12.50% 2
North London - 3 £375 -
Virtual Team
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, 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.

1 177 (53.15%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (28.53%) Finance
3 67 (20.12%) DevOps
4 65 (19.52%) Java
5 64 (19.22%) Scrum
6 58 (17.42%) Problem-Solving
7 57 (17.12%) Analytical Skills
8 55 (16.52%) Virtual Team Management
9 54 (16.22%) Project Management
10 50 (15.02%) SQL
10 50 (15.02%) Microsoft
10 50 (15.02%) TDD
11 49 (14.71%) Banking
11 49 (14.71%) Test Automation
12 47 (14.11%) JavaScript
13 45 (13.51%) SDLC
14 44 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
14 44 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
15 40 (12.01%) Amazon AWS
16 39 (11.71%) Jenkins
16 39 (11.71%) Linux
17 36 (10.81%) Python
17 36 (10.81%) Git (software)
17 36 (10.81%) Degree
18 35 (10.51%) Kanban
18 35 (10.51%) Docker
19 34 (10.21%) BDD
20 33 (9.91%) Business Analysis
21 32 (9.61%) JIRA
22 31 (9.31%) Change 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 17 (5.11%) Confluence
2 8 (2.40%) CMS
3 7 (2.10%) Apache Spark
3 7 (2.10%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.20%) Mule
6 3 (0.90%) Hubot
6 3 (0.90%) Mule ESB
6 3 (0.90%) nginx
6 3 (0.90%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.90%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.90%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.60%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.60%) IIS
7 2 (0.60%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.30%) Apache
8 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (6.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.10%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.90%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.60%) InDesign
7 1 (0.30%) Gliffy
7 1 (0.30%) InVision
7 1 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (1.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.20%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.20%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.60%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.60%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.60%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.30%) Bloomberg AIM
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.30%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 40 (12.01%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (7.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.20%) Office 365
4 13 (3.90%) PaaS
5 12 (3.60%) Amazon S3
5 12 (3.60%) IaaS
6 11 (3.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 9 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (2.40%) GitHub
9 7 (2.10%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (2.10%) Heroku
9 7 (2.10%) Serverless
10 6 (1.80%) SaaS
11 5 (1.50%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.60%) G Suite
12 2 (0.60%) npm
12 2 (0.60%) Route 53
12 2 (0.60%) Slack
12 2 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.00%) DNS
2 8 (2.40%) WAN
3 7 (2.10%) Firewall
3 7 (2.10%) Internet
4 6 (1.80%) Skype
5 5 (1.50%) LAN
5 5 (1.50%) VPN
6 4 (1.20%) Ethernet
6 4 (1.20%) Network Security
6 4 (1.20%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.90%) IP Telephony
7 3 (0.90%) MPLS
7 3 (0.90%) SMS
7 3 (0.90%) Software-Defined Networking
7 3 (0.90%) VoIP
7 3 (0.90%) Wireless
8 2 (0.60%) HTTP
8 2 (0.60%) SSL
8 2 (0.60%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.11%) Hadoop
3 16 (4.80%) Big Data
4 11 (3.30%) MongoDB
5 10 (3.00%) NoSQL
6 8 (2.40%) KDB
6 8 (2.40%) Kdb+
6 8 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.10%) SAP BW
8 6 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.80%) HBase
8 6 (1.80%) MySQL
8 6 (1.80%) SAP HANA
9 5 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.20%) Data Lake
10 4 (1.20%) Lumira
10 4 (1.20%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.20%) Spotfire
10 4 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 39 (11.71%) Jenkins
2 36 (10.81%) Git (software)
3 32 (9.61%) JIRA
4 12 (3.60%) Maven
4 12 (3.60%) Selenium
5 9 (2.70%) IBM UrbanCode
6 8 (2.40%) Mocha
6 8 (2.40%) Travis CI
6 8 (2.40%) webpack
7 7 (2.10%) Gradle
7 7 (2.10%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (1.80%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.50%) Ant
10 4 (1.20%) Gerrit
10 4 (1.20%) GitLab
11 3 (0.90%) Artifactory
11 3 (0.90%) Babel
11 3 (0.90%) JIRA Agile
11 3 (0.90%) Sinon.JS
General
1 95 (28.53%) Finance
2 49 (14.71%) Banking
3 21 (6.31%) Investment Banking
4 20 (6.01%) Front Office
4 20 (6.01%) Legal
5 14 (4.20%) Publishing
5 14 (4.20%) Telecoms
6 13 (3.90%) Marketing
7 11 (3.30%) French Language
8 10 (3.00%) Retail
9 7 (2.10%) Back Office
9 7 (2.10%) Games
10 5 (1.50%) Advertising
10 5 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (1.20%) Law
12 3 (0.90%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.60%) Billing
13 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.60%) Russian Language
14 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (15.92%) Developer
2 42 (12.61%) Architect
3 40 (12.01%) Analyst
4 36 (10.81%) Project Manager
5 29 (8.71%) Business Analyst
6 15 (4.50%) DevOps Engineer
7 12 (3.60%) Java Developer
8 11 (3.30%) IT Manager
8 11 (3.30%) Senior Manager
9 10 (3.00%) Delivery Manager
10 9 (2.70%) Cloud Architect
10 9 (2.70%) Scrum Master
10 9 (2.70%) Security Architect
11 8 (2.40%) Automation Engineer
11 8 (2.40%) Banking Analyst
11 8 (2.40%) C# Developer
11 8 (2.40%) Data Architect
12 7 (2.10%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 7 (2.10%) Senior Developer
12 7 (2.10%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (9.01%) HTML
2 25 (7.51%) RESTful
3 21 (6.31%) CSS
3 21 (6.31%) HTML5
3 21 (6.31%) Web Services
4 20 (6.01%) REST
5 18 (5.41%) Spring
6 17 (5.11%) .NET
7 16 (4.80%) React
8 14 (4.20%) AngularJS
8 14 (4.20%) CSS3
9 13 (3.90%) JSON
9 13 (3.90%) Node.js
10 12 (3.60%) Express
11 11 (3.30%) JMS
11 11 (3.30%) Ruby on Rails
11 11 (3.30%) XML
12 9 (2.70%) Hibernate
12 9 (2.70%) Kafka
13 8 (2.40%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 57 (17.12%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.31%) User Experience
3 17 (5.11%) Computer Science
3 17 (5.11%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.90%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (3.60%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (3.30%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.70%) Derivative
7 9 (2.70%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (2.40%) Hedge funds
9 7 (2.10%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.80%) Equities
10 6 (1.80%) Fixed Income
11 5 (1.50%) Cloud Native
11 5 (1.50%) FMCG
12 4 (1.20%) Algorithms
12 4 (1.20%) Fintech
12 4 (1.20%) Media Streaming
13 3 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (11.71%) Linux
2 31 (9.31%) Windows
3 15 (4.50%) Unix
4 10 (3.00%) Android
5 7 (2.10%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.80%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.60%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.60%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.30%) CentOS
8 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (53.15%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (20.12%) DevOps
3 64 (19.22%) Scrum
4 58 (17.42%) Problem-Solving
5 55 (16.52%) Virtual Team Management
6 54 (16.22%) Project Management
7 50 (15.02%) TDD
8 49 (14.71%) Test Automation
9 45 (13.51%) SDLC
10 44 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
10 44 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
11 35 (10.51%) Kanban
12 34 (10.21%) BDD
13 33 (9.91%) Business Analysis
14 31 (9.31%) Change Management
15 29 (8.71%) Coaching
16 28 (8.41%) Mentoring
17 26 (7.81%) Configuration Management
17 26 (7.81%) Continuous Improvement
17 26 (7.81%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (19.52%) Java
2 50 (15.02%) SQL
3 47 (14.11%) JavaScript
4 36 (10.81%) Python
5 23 (6.91%) Ruby
6 18 (5.41%) C#
7 11 (3.30%) C++
8 10 (3.00%) Perl
9 8 (2.40%) Bash Shell
9 8 (2.40%) Groovy
9 8 (2.40%) Scala
10 7 (2.10%) TypeScript
11 6 (1.80%) Go
11 6 (1.80%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.50%) ES6
13 4 (1.20%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.90%) Apple Swift
14 3 (0.90%) C
14 3 (0.90%) CoffeeScript
14 3 (0.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (10.81%) Degree
2 8 (2.40%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.10%) PMI Certification
4 6 (1.80%) ISEB
5 5 (1.50%) AWS Certification
5 5 (1.50%) PMP
5 5 (1.50%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.20%) APMP
6 4 (1.20%) IIBA
6 4 (1.20%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (1.20%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.90%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 2 (0.60%) CCENT
8 2 (0.60%) CCNA
8 2 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.60%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.51%) QA
2 11 (3.30%) SLA
3 9 (2.70%) PMO
4 8 (2.40%) GDPR
5 2 (0.60%) COBIT
5 2 (0.60%) MiFID
5 2 (0.60%) SEPA
6 1 (0.30%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.30%) GAMP
6 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (10.51%) Docker
2 6 (1.80%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (0.90%) Firmware
4 2 (0.60%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.30%) HDFS
5 1 (0.30%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.30%) LXC
5 1 (0.30%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 18 (5.41%) Kubernetes
2 12 (3.60%) Ansible
2 12 (3.60%) Puppet
3 9 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (2.70%) Rancher
4 7 (2.10%) Terraform
5 5 (1.50%) Mesos
5 5 (1.50%) Nagios
6 4 (1.20%) Icinga
7 3 (0.90%) Consul
7 3 (0.90%) StackStorm
8 2 (0.60%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.30%) Automic
9 1 (0.30%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.30%) CASB
9 1 (0.30%) PingFederate
9 1 (0.30%) SCCM
9 1 (0.30%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 50 (15.02%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.51%) Oracle
3 21 (6.31%) SAP
4 12 (3.60%) Cisco
5 11 (3.30%) New Relic
6 7 (2.10%) Rollbar
7 6 (1.80%) Google
8 5 (1.50%) Adobe
8 5 (1.50%) Alteryx
8 5 (1.50%) Juniper
8 5 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.50%) Splunk
9 4 (1.20%) AppDynamics
9 4 (1.20%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.20%) ION Trading
10 3 (0.90%) Apple
10 3 (0.90%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.90%) IBM
10 3 (0.90%) JD Edwards
10 3 (0.90%) Symantec