Period
to 26 June 2019

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 26 June 2019 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
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 274 328 293
Rank change year-on-year +54 -35 +40
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 385 332 339
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.95% 0.73% 0.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.68% 2.06% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 216 214
London median daily rate £550 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +9.38%
10th Percentile £413 £325 £325
90th Percentile £688 £706 £650
England median daily rate £550 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +15.79% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
London median hourly rate - £20.00 £13.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +42.98% -26.38%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year - +20.69% +52.63%

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 14,357 16,129 14,671
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 35.58% 35.64% 36.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,031 11,461 10,332
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £303
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £475 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 261 231
London median hourly rate £24.73 £23.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.21% +2.17% +14.12%
10th Percentile £13.83 £13.13 £12.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £22.54 £19.66
% change year-on-year -6.81% +14.62% -4.19%

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 26 June 2019.

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
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 26 June 2019. 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 +28 77 £550 +10.50% 6
West London +4 22 £525 +2.94% 2
South London +16 3 £525 +16.67%
East London -5 2 £700 +9.80% 1
Virtual Team
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, 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.

1 231 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (42.08%) Finance
3 104 (27.01%) Scrum
4 91 (23.64%) Java
5 85 (22.08%) DevOps
6 81 (21.04%) Marketing
7 70 (18.18%) TDD
8 69 (17.92%) JavaScript
9 68 (17.66%) AngularJS
10 62 (16.10%) Front End Development
10 62 (16.10%) Software Engineering
11 60 (15.58%) Banking
11 60 (15.58%) Git (software)
11 60 (15.58%) Amazon AWS
12 59 (15.32%) Microservices
13 58 (15.06%) JIRA
14 57 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
15 55 (14.29%) CSS
16 52 (13.51%) Linux
16 52 (13.51%) Node.js
17 49 (12.73%) Degree
18 48 (12.47%) Stakeholder Management
19 47 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
20 45 (11.69%) Apache
21 44 (11.43%) Project Management
22 43 (11.17%) Content Management
22 43 (11.17%) Analytics
23 41 (10.65%) QA
23 41 (10.65%) HTML
24 40 (10.39%) Computer Science

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 45 (11.69%) Apache
2 38 (9.87%) CMS
3 35 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 33 (8.57%) Elasticsearch
5 20 (5.19%) Confluence
6 16 (4.16%) Oracle Coherence
7 8 (2.08%) Skype for Business
8 7 (1.82%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.30%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.78%) IIS
10 3 (0.78%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.78%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.26%) Drupal
11 1 (0.26%) Hubot
11 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.26%) nginx
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (3.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.26%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.60%) SAP Hybris
2 5 (1.30%) Eloqua
3 3 (0.78%) Fredhopper
4 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.52%) SAP IBP
4 2 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.52%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 60 (15.58%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (9.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.12%) npm
4 11 (2.86%) Office 365
5 9 (2.34%) Power Platform
6 6 (1.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (1.56%) PaaS
7 5 (1.30%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (1.30%) Amazon S3
7 5 (1.30%) DigitalOcean
7 5 (1.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.04%) GitHub
8 4 (1.04%) IaaS
9 3 (0.78%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (0.78%) Datadog
9 3 (0.78%) SaaS
9 3 (0.78%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.34%) Internet
2 7 (1.82%) Firewall
3 6 (1.56%) LAN
3 6 (1.56%) Skype
3 6 (1.56%) Unified Communications
3 6 (1.56%) WAN
4 4 (1.04%) HTTP
4 4 (1.04%) VPN
4 4 (1.04%) Wireless
5 2 (0.52%) BGP
5 2 (0.52%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (0.52%) IPv4
5 2 (0.52%) IPv6
5 2 (0.52%) MPLS
5 2 (0.52%) Network Security
5 2 (0.52%) OSPF
5 2 (0.52%) RSVP
5 2 (0.52%) VLAN
5 2 (0.52%) VXLAN
5 2 (0.52%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (9.35%) NoSQL
2 31 (8.05%) Redis
3 16 (4.16%) Apache Ignite
3 16 (4.16%) Hazelcast
4 12 (3.12%) Big Data
5 11 (2.86%) Blockchain
6 9 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.08%) Hadoop
7 8 (2.08%) Power BI
7 8 (2.08%) SQL Server
8 7 (1.82%) Data Lake
9 5 (1.30%) Star Schema
10 4 (1.04%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.78%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.52%) BigQuery
12 2 (0.52%) HBase
12 2 (0.52%) MySQL
12 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 60 (15.58%) Git (software)
2 58 (15.06%) JIRA
3 31 (8.05%) Visual Studio Team System
4 21 (5.45%) Grunt
4 21 (5.45%) gulp
5 17 (4.42%) JUnit
5 17 (4.42%) Mockito
6 16 (4.16%) Jenkins
6 16 (4.16%) Mercurial
7 11 (2.86%) Selenium
8 9 (2.34%) webpack
9 7 (1.82%) Redmine
10 6 (1.56%) Gradle
11 5 (1.30%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.30%) Maven
11 5 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (1.30%) SpecFlow
11 5 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (1.04%) TeamCity
12 4 (1.04%) Xcode
General
1 162 (42.08%) Finance
2 81 (21.04%) Marketing
3 60 (15.58%) Banking
4 21 (5.45%) Investment Banking
5 12 (3.12%) Front Office
5 12 (3.12%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.34%) Retail
7 7 (1.82%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.56%) Legal
8 6 (1.56%) Spanish Language
9 5 (1.30%) French Language
10 4 (1.04%) German Language
10 4 (1.04%) Local Government
11 3 (0.78%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.52%) Back Office
12 2 (0.52%) Law
12 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.26%) Electronics
13 1 (0.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 154 (40.00%) Developer
2 45 (11.69%) Java Developer
3 42 (10.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 37 (9.61%) React Developer
4 37 (9.61%) Senior Developer
5 32 (8.31%) Project Manager
6 29 (7.53%) Analyst
7 28 (7.27%) Architect
8 21 (5.45%) Business Analyst
9 19 (4.94%) JavaScript Developer
10 17 (4.42%) Full Stack Developer
11 15 (3.90%) Consultant
12 13 (3.38%) Programme Manager
13 12 (3.12%) Delivery Manager
13 12 (3.12%) Low Latency Java Developer
13 12 (3.12%) Operations Engineer
14 11 (2.86%) .NET Developer
14 11 (2.86%) Agile Developer
15 10 (2.60%) Data Architect
15 10 (2.60%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (17.66%) AngularJS
2 55 (14.29%) CSS
3 52 (13.51%) Node.js
4 41 (10.65%) HTML
5 39 (10.13%) Web Services
6 36 (9.35%) Redux
6 36 (9.35%) XML
7 33 (8.57%) HTML5
8 24 (6.23%) CSS3
9 21 (5.45%) .NET
10 20 (5.19%) jQuery
10 20 (5.19%) REST
11 18 (4.68%) React
12 16 (4.16%) Hibernate
12 16 (4.16%) OSGi
12 16 (4.16%) Spring
13 15 (3.90%) Sass
14 12 (3.12%) Meteor
15 10 (2.60%) RESTful
15 10 (2.60%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (10.39%) Mobile App
3 28 (7.27%) Derivative
4 27 (7.01%) User Experience
5 23 (5.97%) Social Media
6 18 (4.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 16 (4.16%) Credit Risk
8 11 (2.86%) Fixed Income
9 10 (2.60%) Data Centre
9 10 (2.60%) Equity Derivative
9 10 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (2.60%) Linux Command Line
9 10 (2.60%) Public Cloud
10 9 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
11 8 (2.08%) Cloud Native
12 7 (1.82%) Management Information System
13 6 (1.56%) Algorithms
14 5 (1.30%) Bitcoin
15 4 (1.04%) Data Structures
15 4 (1.04%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 52 (13.51%) Linux
2 23 (5.97%) Windows
3 6 (1.56%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.04%) Android
5 4 (1.04%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.04%) Unix
6 3 (0.78%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.26%) VMS
7 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (27.01%) Scrum
3 85 (22.08%) DevOps
4 70 (18.18%) TDD
5 62 (16.10%) Front End Development
5 62 (16.10%) Software Engineering
6 59 (15.32%) Microservices
7 57 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
8 48 (12.47%) Stakeholder Management
9 44 (11.43%) Project Management
10 43 (11.17%) Analytics
10 43 (11.17%) Content Management
11 40 (10.39%) Computer Science
12 39 (10.13%) Virtual Team Management
13 37 (9.61%) Test Automation
14 35 (9.09%) Creative Thinking
14 35 (9.09%) Release Train
15 34 (8.83%) BDD
16 32 (8.31%) Mathematics
16 32 (8.31%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (23.64%) Java
2 69 (17.92%) JavaScript
3 39 (10.13%) Java 8
4 30 (7.79%) Python
4 30 (7.79%) SQL
5 15 (3.90%) PowerShell
6 14 (3.64%) ES6
7 6 (1.56%) C#
7 6 (1.56%) C++
7 6 (1.56%) Perl
8 4 (1.04%) Apple Swift
8 4 (1.04%) Objective-C
8 4 (1.04%) PHP
8 4 (1.04%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.52%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.52%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.26%) Ada
10 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.26%) Ruby
10 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (12.73%) Degree
2 11 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.82%) CISSP
3 7 (1.82%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.56%) CISM
5 5 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.30%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.30%) PMP
6 4 (1.04%) Master's Degree
6 4 (1.04%) MCSE
7 3 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.78%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.78%) IIBA
7 3 (0.78%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 2 (0.52%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.52%) CCSA
8 2 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.52%) RHCA
8 2 (0.52%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (10.65%) QA
2 5 (1.30%) GDPR
2 5 (1.30%) SLA
3 4 (1.04%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.52%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.26%) NIST
5 1 (0.26%) PMO
5 1 (0.26%) PSD2
System Software
1 40 (10.39%) Docker
2 7 (1.82%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.26%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.26%) HDFS
5 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.26%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.26%) XenApp
5 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (3.38%) Puppet
2 5 (1.30%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.30%) Terraform
3 3 (0.78%) Ansible
3 3 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.52%) Consul
4 2 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.52%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.52%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.26%) Grafana
5 1 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.26%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.26%) PowerCLI
5 1 (0.26%) StackStorm
5 1 (0.26%) Thomson Reuters DACS
5 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.26%) vRealize
5 1 (0.26%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 37 (9.61%) Microsoft
2 36 (9.35%) Adobe
3 23 (5.97%) Oracle
4 16 (4.16%) SAP
5 10 (2.60%) hybris
5 10 (2.60%) ServiceNow
6 8 (2.08%) Cisco
7 7 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.82%) VMware
8 6 (1.56%) ATG
8 6 (1.56%) CheckPoint
8 6 (1.56%) Sitecore
9 5 (1.30%) HP
10 4 (1.04%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.04%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.04%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 4 (1.04%) Splunk
11 3 (0.78%) Citrix
11 3 (0.78%) Google
11 3 (0.78%) Zend