Period
to 25 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 342 264 279
Rank change year-on-year -78 +15 +18
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 313 440 378
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.68% 1.00% 0.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.77% 2.55% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 282 251
London median daily rate £500 £530 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.66% +11.58% -5.00%
10th Percentile £330 £377 £353
90th Percentile £674 £639 £700
England median daily rate £475 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
London median hourly rate £55.00 £13.48 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +308.16% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year +3.70% +11.57% -18.43%

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 17,709 17,253 16,701
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.59% 39.11% 37.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,752 12,326 11,940
London median daily rate £523 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £320 £313 £288
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 222 233
London median hourly rate £23.94 £21.90 £19.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.32% +13.88% -1.38%
10th Percentile £13.21 £12.80 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.84 £47.50 £50.83
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +11.11%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 -36 77 £500 +3.63% 33
West London -26 24 £563 +12.50% 7
East London -11 10 £550 -13.21% 4
South London -31 6 £450 -25.00%
Virtual Team
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 151 (48.24%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (25.88%) Finance
3 58 (18.53%) Scrum
4 55 (17.57%) Java
5 53 (16.93%) Microsoft
5 53 (16.93%) Project Management
6 50 (15.97%) SQL
6 50 (15.97%) Jenkins
7 48 (15.34%) Continuous Integration
8 47 (15.02%) Git (software)
8 47 (15.02%) Test Automation
9 45 (14.38%) Amazon AWS
10 44 (14.06%) TDD
11 43 (13.74%) DevOps
11 43 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
12 39 (12.46%) Banking
13 37 (11.82%) Virtual Team Management
14 35 (11.18%) JavaScript
15 34 (10.86%) Python
15 34 (10.86%) Problem-Solving
15 34 (10.86%) BDD
16 33 (10.54%) JIRA
17 32 (10.22%) Degree
17 32 (10.22%) Linux
18 31 (9.90%) Docker
19 30 (9.58%) Business Analysis
20 28 (8.95%) Stakeholder Management
20 28 (8.95%) Continuous Delivery
21 27 (8.63%) SDLC
21 27 (8.63%) User Experience

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 19 (6.07%) Confluence
2 10 (3.19%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.28%) CMS
3 4 (1.28%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.28%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.96%) nginx
5 2 (0.64%) Apache
5 2 (0.64%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.64%) Hubot
5 2 (0.64%) IIS
5 2 (0.64%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (7.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (4.47%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.64%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.32%) Gliffy
6 1 (0.32%) InDesign
6 1 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.28%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.64%) Bloomberg AIM
2 2 (0.64%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle ASCP
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Social Studio
3 1 (0.32%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 45 (14.38%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (7.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (5.75%) Amazon S3
4 15 (4.79%) Office 365
5 14 (4.47%) IaaS
6 13 (4.15%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (3.51%) Amazon SQS
7 11 (3.51%) Heroku
8 8 (2.56%) PaaS
9 7 (2.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 7 (2.24%) GitHub
9 7 (2.24%) Serverless
10 5 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (1.60%) Slack
11 4 (1.28%) IBM Cloud
11 4 (1.28%) SaaS
12 2 (0.64%) BrowserStack
12 2 (0.64%) Force.com
12 2 (0.64%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 2 (0.64%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.15%) DNS
2 12 (3.83%) WAN
3 10 (3.19%) Internet
4 9 (2.88%) LAN
5 7 (2.24%) Firewall
6 6 (1.92%) Ethernet
6 6 (1.92%) Network Security
6 6 (1.92%) Skype
7 5 (1.60%) IP Telephony
7 5 (1.60%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.96%) MPLS
8 3 (0.96%) VoIP
8 3 (0.96%) VPN
8 3 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.96%) Wireless
9 2 (0.64%) ADSL
9 2 (0.64%) Broadband
9 2 (0.64%) SMS
9 2 (0.64%) SSL
9 2 (0.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.43%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.15%) Big Data
2 13 (4.15%) Hadoop
3 10 (3.19%) NoSQL
4 8 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.24%) Apache Hive
6 6 (1.92%) HBase
7 5 (1.60%) BigQuery
7 5 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.60%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.60%) Sqoop
8 4 (1.28%) Data Lake
8 4 (1.28%) KDB
8 4 (1.28%) Kdb+
8 4 (1.28%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.96%) DB2
9 3 (0.96%) MySQL
9 3 (0.96%) Neo4j
9 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 50 (15.97%) Jenkins
2 47 (15.02%) Git (software)
3 33 (10.54%) JIRA
4 19 (6.07%) Selenium
5 16 (5.11%) Maven
6 12 (3.83%) Cucumber
7 11 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (3.19%) JUnit
8 10 (3.19%) Mocha
9 9 (2.88%) Ant
10 8 (2.56%) TeamCity
11 7 (2.24%) IBM UrbanCode
11 7 (2.24%) Sonatype Nexus
11 7 (2.24%) Visual Studio Team System
12 6 (1.92%) Travis CI
12 6 (1.92%) WebDriver
13 5 (1.60%) webpack
14 4 (1.28%) Gradle
14 4 (1.28%) JIRA Agile
14 4 (1.28%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 81 (25.88%) Finance
2 39 (12.46%) Banking
3 17 (5.43%) Telecoms
4 15 (4.79%) Retail
5 12 (3.83%) Investment Banking
6 11 (3.51%) Front Office
7 10 (3.19%) Legal
7 10 (3.19%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (2.56%) Marketing
9 5 (1.60%) Back Office
9 5 (1.60%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.60%) Publishing
10 4 (1.28%) Advertising
11 3 (0.96%) Electronics
11 3 (0.96%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.96%) French Language
11 3 (0.96%) Games
11 3 (0.96%) Law
12 2 (0.64%) Russian Language
12 2 (0.64%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 62 (19.81%) Developer
2 39 (12.46%) Analyst
3 23 (7.35%) Project Manager
4 22 (7.03%) Architect
5 21 (6.71%) Business Analyst
6 12 (3.83%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (3.51%) Consultant
7 11 (3.51%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 10 (3.19%) Java Developer
9 9 (2.88%) Angular Developer
9 9 (2.88%) C# Developer
9 9 (2.88%) Data Engineer
10 8 (2.56%) Data Analyst
11 7 (2.24%) Azure Engineer
11 7 (2.24%) Delivery Manager
11 7 (2.24%) IT Manager
11 7 (2.24%) Scrum Master
11 7 (2.24%) Senior Manager
11 7 (2.24%) Tester
12 6 (1.92%) Big Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.67%) HTML
2 21 (6.71%) REST
2 21 (6.71%) RESTful
3 20 (6.39%) AngularJS
4 19 (6.07%) JSON
5 18 (5.75%) .NET
6 17 (5.43%) CSS
6 17 (5.43%) HTML5
6 17 (5.43%) Web Services
7 14 (4.47%) Node.js
7 14 (4.47%) React
7 14 (4.47%) Ruby on Rails
8 12 (3.83%) Spring
9 10 (3.19%) jQuery
10 9 (2.88%) ASP.NET
10 9 (2.88%) CSS3
10 9 (2.88%) Redux
10 9 (2.88%) RxJS
11 8 (2.56%) Express
11 8 (2.56%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 43 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (8.63%) User Experience
3 20 (6.39%) Mobile App
3 20 (6.39%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (4.79%) Data Centre
4 15 (4.79%) Management Information System
5 13 (4.15%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.92%) CESG
7 6 (1.92%) Enterprise Cloud
7 6 (1.92%) Internet of Things
7 6 (1.92%) Private Cloud
7 6 (1.92%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.60%) Equities
8 5 (1.60%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.28%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.28%) FMCG
9 4 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 32 (10.22%) Linux
2 26 (8.31%) Windows
3 13 (4.15%) Unix
4 10 (3.19%) Android
5 9 (2.88%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.60%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.64%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.32%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (48.24%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (18.53%) Scrum
3 53 (16.93%) Project Management
4 48 (15.34%) Continuous Integration
5 47 (15.02%) Test Automation
6 44 (14.06%) TDD
7 43 (13.74%) DevOps
8 37 (11.82%) Virtual Team Management
9 34 (10.86%) BDD
9 34 (10.86%) Problem-Solving
10 30 (9.58%) Business Analysis
11 28 (8.95%) Continuous Delivery
11 28 (8.95%) Stakeholder Management
12 27 (8.63%) Configuration Management
12 27 (8.63%) SDLC
13 26 (8.31%) User Stories
14 25 (7.99%) Continuous Improvement
14 25 (7.99%) Migration
15 24 (7.67%) Change Management
16 22 (7.03%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 55 (17.57%) Java
2 50 (15.97%) SQL
3 35 (11.18%) JavaScript
4 34 (10.86%) Python
5 22 (7.03%) C#
5 22 (7.03%) Ruby
6 12 (3.83%) ES6
7 10 (3.19%) TypeScript
8 8 (2.56%) Scala
9 7 (2.24%) C++
10 6 (1.92%) ES7
11 5 (1.60%) Perl
12 4 (1.28%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.28%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.96%) C
13 3 (0.96%) PHP
13 3 (0.96%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.64%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.64%) Go
14 2 (0.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (10.22%) Degree
2 7 (2.24%) CISM
2 7 (2.24%) CISSP
2 7 (2.24%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.60%) CISA
3 5 (1.60%) CSSLP
3 5 (1.60%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.28%) AWS Certification
5 3 (0.96%) APMP
5 3 (0.96%) IIBA
5 3 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.96%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.96%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (0.64%) CCENT
6 2 (0.64%) CCNA
6 2 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.64%) MCSA
6 2 (0.64%) MCSE
6 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.64%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.39%) QA
2 10 (3.19%) SLA
3 9 (2.88%) PMO
4 5 (1.60%) GDPR
5 3 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.64%) COBIT
6 2 (0.64%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.32%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.32%) GAMP
System Software
1 31 (9.90%) Docker
2 7 (2.24%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.60%) HDFS
4 3 (0.96%) Firmware
5 2 (0.64%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.64%) LXC
6 1 (0.32%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.32%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.32%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (4.15%) Kubernetes
2 11 (3.51%) Ansible
3 8 (2.56%) Puppet
4 5 (1.60%) Mesos
4 5 (1.60%) Oozie
5 4 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.96%) Consul
6 3 (0.96%) Rancher
7 2 (0.64%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.64%) SCCM
7 2 (0.64%) StackStorm
7 2 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.64%) Terraform
8 1 (0.32%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.32%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.32%) SCOM
8 1 (0.32%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 53 (16.93%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.79%) Oracle
3 12 (3.83%) Cisco
4 11 (3.51%) Google
4 11 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (2.24%) New Relic
5 7 (2.24%) Rollbar
5 7 (2.24%) Splunk
5 7 (2.24%) Tableau
6 4 (1.28%) CheckPoint
6 4 (1.28%) IBM
6 4 (1.28%) ION Trading
6 4 (1.28%) SAP
7 3 (0.96%) Apple
7 3 (0.96%) Bloomberg
7 3 (0.96%) HP
7 3 (0.96%) Juniper
7 3 (0.96%) Meridio
7 3 (0.96%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.96%) Symantec