Period
to 27 September 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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 207 281 349
Rank change year-on-year +74 +68 -84
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 145 335 314
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.10% 0.87% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.79% 2.58% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 235 232
Median daily rate £495 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +10.00% -5.66%
10th Percentile £344 £363 £330
90th Percentile £675 £700 £665
England median daily rate £460 £513 £471
% change year-on-year -10.24% +8.75% -5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £55.00
England median hourly rate £51.25 £34.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +50.74% -6.85% +12.31%

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 5,192 13,002 16,590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.35% 33.91% 36.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,566 9,019 11,850
Median daily rate £525 £525 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.96% +4.00%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £750 £700 £699
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 201 252
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.94% - +7.31%
10th Percentile £17.50 £12.76 £13.31
90th Percentile £49.50 £53.00 £53.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.35 £20.17
% change year-on-year +56.63% +10.78% +0.85%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +77 16 £330 -40.00% 7
West London +63 9 £530 -7.83% 1
East London +59 3 - - 2
North London +17 1 - -
Virtual Team
England

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 78 (53.79%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (27.59%) Finance
3 34 (23.45%) Azure
4 27 (18.62%) SQL
5 25 (17.24%) Java
6 23 (15.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (14.48%) SDLC
8 18 (12.41%) Banking
8 18 (12.41%) JavaScript
9 17 (11.72%) Scrum
9 17 (11.72%) Business Analysis
9 17 (11.72%) Project Delivery
10 16 (11.03%) Project Management
10 16 (11.03%) DevOps
10 16 (11.03%) AWS
10 16 (11.03%) Test Automation
11 15 (10.34%) Virtual Team Management
11 15 (10.34%) Oracle
11 15 (10.34%) Software Engineering
12 14 (9.66%) Marketing
12 14 (9.66%) Microsoft
12 14 (9.66%) Change Management
12 14 (9.66%) Risk Management
12 14 (9.66%) Translating Business Requirements
12 14 (9.66%) User Stories
12 14 (9.66%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (8.97%) Microservices
13 13 (8.97%) GCP
13 13 (8.97%) Spring
14 12 (8.28%) JIRA

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 9 (6.21%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.45%) Confluence
3 3 (2.07%) Apache
3 3 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.07%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (2.07%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.38%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.38%) Tuxedo
4 2 (1.38%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.38%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.38%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.69%) CMS
5 1 (0.69%) Drupal
5 1 (0.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (5.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.14%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (2.07%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.69%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 6 (4.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (4.14%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (2.07%) HiPortfolio
3 2 (1.38%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.69%) Aligne
4 1 (0.69%) Endur
4 1 (0.69%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.69%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.69%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.69%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (0.69%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.69%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.69%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 34 (23.45%) Azure
2 16 (11.03%) AWS
3 13 (8.97%) GCP
4 6 (4.14%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (4.14%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (2.07%) IaaS
5 3 (2.07%) Office 365
5 3 (2.07%) PaaS
6 2 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.38%) OneDrive
6 2 (1.38%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.69%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.69%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (0.69%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.69%) GitHub
7 1 (0.69%) Logic Apps
7 1 (0.69%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.69%) Serverless
7 1 (0.69%) Slack
7 1 (0.69%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.21%) HTTPS
1 9 (6.21%) SSL
2 4 (2.76%) Firewall
2 4 (2.76%) WAN
3 3 (2.07%) DMZ
3 3 (2.07%) Internet
3 3 (2.07%) Intranet
3 3 (2.07%) VPN
3 3 (2.07%) Wireless
4 2 (1.38%) DHCP
4 2 (1.38%) DNS
4 2 (1.38%) Network Security
5 1 (0.69%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.69%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (0.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.69%) NX-OS
5 1 (0.69%) Skype
5 1 (0.69%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.69%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.21%) NoSQL
2 8 (5.52%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.14%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.76%) Data Lake
4 4 (2.76%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.07%) SAP HANA
5 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.38%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.38%) Data Mart
6 2 (1.38%) Pentaho
6 2 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.38%) Power BI
7 1 (0.69%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.69%) MySQL
7 1 (0.69%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 12 (8.28%) JIRA
2 9 (6.21%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.52%) Jenkins
3 8 (5.52%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.07%) Postman
5 3 (2.07%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.38%) Subversion
7 1 (0.69%) Charles Proxy
7 1 (0.69%) JUnit
7 1 (0.69%) LSMW
7 1 (0.69%) Mockito
7 1 (0.69%) VersionOne
General
1 40 (27.59%) Finance
2 18 (12.41%) Banking
3 14 (9.66%) Marketing
4 10 (6.90%) Investment Banking
5 8 (5.52%) Back Office
5 8 (5.52%) Public Sector
6 7 (4.83%) Financial Institution
6 7 (4.83%) Legal
6 7 (4.83%) Retail
7 5 (3.45%) Front Office
8 4 (2.76%) Billing
9 3 (2.07%) Law
9 3 (2.07%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (1.38%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.38%) Publishing
10 2 (1.38%) Retail Banking
10 2 (1.38%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.69%) Games
11 1 (0.69%) Local Government
11 1 (0.69%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (26.21%) Developer
2 17 (11.72%) Analyst
3 15 (10.34%) Business Analyst
4 13 (8.97%) Java Developer
5 11 (7.59%) Architect
6 10 (6.90%) Project Manager
7 8 (5.52%) Programme Manager
8 7 (4.83%) Consultant
8 7 (4.83%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (4.83%) Senior Business Analyst
9 6 (4.14%) Azure Architect
10 5 (3.45%) Copywriter
10 5 (3.45%) Digital Copywriter
10 5 (3.45%) Tester
11 4 (2.76%) CISSP Engineer
11 4 (2.76%) Oracle Developer
11 4 (2.76%) Security Engineer
11 4 (2.76%) Security Manager
12 3 (2.07%) Azure Engineer
12 3 (2.07%) SIEM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.97%) Spring
2 11 (7.59%) .NET
3 10 (6.90%) Kafka
4 9 (6.21%) Guice
4 9 (6.21%) JAAS
4 9 (6.21%) RESTful
4 9 (6.21%) Spring Security
5 6 (4.14%) CSS
5 6 (4.14%) HTML
5 6 (4.14%) Node.js
5 6 (4.14%) REST
6 5 (3.45%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.07%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.07%) J2SE
7 3 (2.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (1.38%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.38%) JSON
8 2 (1.38%) Middleware
8 2 (1.38%) React
8 2 (1.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.52%) User Experience
3 7 (4.83%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.83%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (3.45%) PKI
5 4 (2.76%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.07%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.38%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.38%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.38%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.38%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.69%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.69%) CESG
8 1 (0.69%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.69%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.69%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.69%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.69%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.69%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.45%) Linux
1 5 (3.45%) Windows
2 4 (2.76%) Unix
3 2 (1.38%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.69%) Android
4 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (53.79%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (15.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (14.48%) SDLC
4 17 (11.72%) Business Analysis
4 17 (11.72%) Project Delivery
4 17 (11.72%) Scrum
5 16 (11.03%) DevOps
5 16 (11.03%) Project Management
5 16 (11.03%) Test Automation
6 15 (10.34%) Software Engineering
6 15 (10.34%) Virtual Team Management
7 14 (9.66%) Change Management
7 14 (9.66%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (9.66%) Risk Management
7 14 (9.66%) Translating Business Requirements
7 14 (9.66%) User Stories
8 13 (8.97%) Microservices
9 12 (8.28%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (6.90%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 27 (18.62%) SQL
2 25 (17.24%) Java
3 18 (12.41%) JavaScript
4 10 (6.90%) C#
4 10 (6.90%) Java 8
5 9 (6.21%) Kotlin
5 9 (6.21%) Python
5 9 (6.21%) Scala
6 6 (4.14%) C
7 5 (3.45%) PowerShell
7 5 (3.45%) TypeScript
8 4 (2.76%) PHP
9 3 (2.07%) C++
9 3 (2.07%) Perl
10 2 (1.38%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.38%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (8.28%) SC Cleared
1 12 (8.28%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.59%) Degree
3 6 (4.14%) CISSP
4 2 (1.38%) CISA
4 2 (1.38%) CISM
4 2 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.38%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.38%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.38%) PMP
4 2 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.69%) ACCA
5 1 (0.69%) APMG
5 1 (0.69%) CCDP
5 1 (0.69%) CCIE
5 1 (0.69%) CCNP
5 1 (0.69%) CIMA
5 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.69%) CSSLP
5 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.14%) QA
2 4 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.07%) NIST
4 2 (1.38%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.69%) GDPR
5 1 (0.69%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (8.28%) Docker
2 5 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.69%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (8.28%) Kubernetes
2 9 (6.21%) Prometheus
2 9 (6.21%) Zipkin
3 7 (4.83%) Ansible
3 7 (4.83%) Puppet
4 2 (1.38%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.38%) HP ALM
4 2 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.38%) Salt
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 15 (10.34%) Oracle
2 14 (9.66%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.90%) SAP
4 5 (3.45%) Ariba
4 5 (3.45%) MuleSoft
5 4 (2.76%) IBM
5 4 (2.76%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.07%) Cisco
6 3 (2.07%) Citrix
6 3 (2.07%) CyberArk
6 3 (2.07%) IFS
6 3 (2.07%) SimCorp
6 3 (2.07%) Sonatype
6 3 (2.07%) VMware
7 2 (1.38%) Conga
7 2 (1.38%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.38%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.38%) Splunk
7 2 (1.38%) Tableau
7 2 (1.38%) Talend