Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 347 280 268
Rank change year-on-year -67 -12 +36
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 312 461 403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.66% 0.98% 0.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.79% 2.54% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 302 262
London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £363 £385 £363
90th Percentile £700 £649 £700
England median daily rate £485 £500 £460
% change year-on-year -3.00% +8.70% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 0
London median hourly rate £55.00 £55.00 -
England median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -1.60%

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 17,469 18,140 16,097
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.21% 38.48% 36.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,616 13,003 11,330
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £315 £313 £288
90th Percentile £700 £688 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 274 231 264
London median hourly rate £22.97 £21.90 £19.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.86% +13.09% -4.37%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.75 £11.68
90th Percentile £53.38 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.24 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.27% +2.50% +5.26%

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 10 December 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
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 10 December 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 -43 63 £500 - 20
West London -5 29 £525 +4.37% 19
East London -20 14 £438 -27.08% 7
South London -16 8 £450 -20.00%
Virtual Team
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 164 (52.56%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (30.77%) Finance
3 69 (22.12%) Scrum
4 63 (20.19%) SQL
5 57 (18.27%) Java
5 57 (18.27%) Jenkins
6 47 (15.06%) Banking
7 44 (14.10%) Test Automation
8 43 (13.78%) Microsoft
9 42 (13.46%) Git (software)
9 42 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
9 42 (13.46%) TDD
10 41 (13.14%) Project Management
11 40 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
12 38 (12.18%) Python
13 37 (11.86%) JIRA
14 36 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
15 35 (11.22%) BDD
16 33 (10.58%) User Stories
17 32 (10.26%) Linux
18 31 (9.94%) JavaScript
18 31 (9.94%) Microsoft Azure
18 31 (9.94%) Degree
19 30 (9.62%) Virtual Team Management
20 29 (9.29%) DevOps
20 29 (9.29%) Change Management
21 27 (8.65%) Docker
21 27 (8.65%) User Experience
22 25 (8.01%) Mobile App
22 25 (8.01%) Analytics

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 18 (5.77%) Confluence
2 10 (3.21%) Apache Spark
3 8 (2.56%) CMS
4 6 (1.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (1.92%) Apache
5 5 (1.60%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.28%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.96%) IIS
7 3 (0.96%) nginx
7 3 (0.96%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.64%) K2 blackpearl
8 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.32%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.32%) Hubot
9 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (4.49%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (4.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.28%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.96%) InVision
5 3 (0.96%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.64%) Open Workbench
6 2 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.64%) SPSS
7 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.32%) InDesign
7 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.64%) Loan IQ
2 1 (0.32%) Bloomberg AIM
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.32%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle ASCP
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.32%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.32%) Social Studio
2 1 (0.32%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 36 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (9.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.49%) IaaS
4 12 (3.85%) PaaS
5 10 (3.21%) Amazon S3
6 9 (2.88%) Office 365
7 7 (2.24%) SaaS
7 7 (2.24%) Serverless
7 7 (2.24%) Slack
8 6 (1.92%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (1.60%) Heroku
10 4 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (1.28%) GitHub
11 3 (0.96%) IBM Cloud
11 3 (0.96%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.64%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (0.64%) npm
12 2 (0.64%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.81%) WAN
2 9 (2.88%) Firewall
2 9 (2.88%) LAN
3 7 (2.24%) Internet
4 6 (1.92%) DNS
5 3 (0.96%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.96%) Network Security
5 3 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.64%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.64%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (0.64%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (0.64%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.64%) NX-OS
6 2 (0.64%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.64%) Wireless
7 1 (0.32%) Anycast
7 1 (0.32%) CTI
7 1 (0.32%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.32%) SAN
7 1 (0.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.45%) Big Data
1 17 (5.45%) Relational Database
2 16 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 14 (4.49%) NoSQL
4 12 (3.85%) Hadoop
5 10 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (3.21%) RDBMS
6 8 (2.56%) Data Lake
6 8 (2.56%) HBase
7 6 (1.92%) Apache Hive
7 6 (1.92%) DB2
8 5 (1.60%) BigQuery
8 5 (1.60%) Blockchain
8 5 (1.60%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.60%) Neo4j
8 5 (1.60%) Sqoop
9 4 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.28%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 57 (18.27%) Jenkins
2 42 (13.46%) Git (software)
3 37 (11.86%) JIRA
4 22 (7.05%) Selenium
5 20 (6.41%) Cucumber
6 13 (4.17%) JUnit
6 13 (4.17%) Mocha
7 12 (3.85%) Maven
8 10 (3.21%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (2.88%) TeamCity
10 7 (2.24%) IBM UrbanCode
10 7 (2.24%) Karma Test Runner
10 7 (2.24%) Visual Studio Team System
10 7 (2.24%) WebDriver
11 6 (1.92%) Gradle
12 5 (1.60%) Ant
12 5 (1.60%) Axure RP
12 5 (1.60%) Mockito
12 5 (1.60%) webpack
General
1 96 (30.77%) Finance
2 47 (15.06%) Banking
3 18 (5.77%) Investment Banking
4 15 (4.81%) Retail
5 14 (4.49%) Front Office
6 13 (4.17%) Marketing
6 13 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (2.88%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.92%) Publishing
9 5 (1.60%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.60%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.28%) Games
11 3 (0.96%) Electronics
11 3 (0.96%) French Language
12 2 (0.64%) Back Office
12 2 (0.64%) Law
12 2 (0.64%) Legal
13 1 (0.32%) Automotive
13 1 (0.32%) German Language
13 1 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 58 (18.59%) Developer
2 49 (15.71%) Analyst
3 27 (8.65%) Architect
4 20 (6.41%) Project Manager
5 19 (6.09%) Business Analyst
6 14 (4.49%) Consultant
7 12 (3.85%) Java Developer
8 11 (3.53%) Scrum Master
8 11 (3.53%) SQL Analyst
9 10 (3.21%) Data Analyst
9 10 (3.21%) Network Engineer
10 9 (2.88%) Agile Coach
10 9 (2.88%) Python Developer
10 9 (2.88%) Support Analyst
11 8 (2.56%) C# Developer
11 8 (2.56%) Data Engineer
11 8 (2.56%) Digital Analyst
11 8 (2.56%) Digital Business Analyst
11 8 (2.56%) Production Support Analyst
11 8 (2.56%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.05%) Web Services
2 21 (6.73%) AngularJS
2 21 (6.73%) HTML
2 21 (6.73%) HTML5
2 21 (6.73%) JSON
3 19 (6.09%) RESTful
4 15 (4.81%) .NET
4 15 (4.81%) CSS
5 14 (4.49%) Node.js
6 10 (3.21%) jQuery
6 10 (3.21%) REST
6 10 (3.21%) Spring
7 8 (2.56%) ASP.NET
7 8 (2.56%) Kafka
7 8 (2.56%) Middleware
7 8 (2.56%) React
7 8 (2.56%) Redux
7 8 (2.56%) Sass
7 8 (2.56%) XML
8 7 (2.24%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (8.65%) User Experience
3 25 (8.01%) Mobile App
4 20 (6.41%) Management Information System
5 19 (6.09%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (3.85%) Data Centre
6 12 (3.85%) Fixed Income
7 11 (3.53%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (3.21%) FMCG
8 10 (3.21%) Public Cloud
9 9 (2.88%) Wiki
10 8 (2.56%) Derivative
11 7 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (2.24%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (1.92%) CESG
12 6 (1.92%) Enterprise Cloud
12 6 (1.92%) Equities
12 6 (1.92%) Internet of Things
13 5 (1.60%) Algorithms
13 5 (1.60%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 32 (10.26%) Linux
2 24 (7.69%) Windows
3 22 (7.05%) Unix
4 10 (3.21%) Apple iOS
4 10 (3.21%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (2.56%) Android
7 3 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.96%) VMS
8 1 (0.32%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (52.56%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (22.12%) Scrum
3 44 (14.10%) Test Automation
4 42 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
4 42 (13.46%) TDD
5 41 (13.14%) Project Management
6 35 (11.22%) BDD
7 33 (10.58%) User Stories
8 30 (9.62%) Virtual Team Management
9 29 (9.29%) Change Management
9 29 (9.29%) DevOps
10 25 (8.01%) Analytics
10 25 (8.01%) ITIL
11 22 (7.05%) Kanban
11 22 (7.05%) Risk Management
12 21 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (6.73%) Configuration Management
12 21 (6.73%) Continuous Delivery
12 21 (6.73%) Migration
12 21 (6.73%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 63 (20.19%) SQL
2 57 (18.27%) Java
3 38 (12.18%) Python
4 31 (9.94%) JavaScript
5 22 (7.05%) C#
6 14 (4.49%) C++
6 14 (4.49%) PowerShell
7 11 (3.53%) Ruby
8 10 (3.21%) ES6
8 10 (3.21%) TypeScript
9 9 (2.88%) PL/SQL
10 7 (2.24%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.92%) ES7
12 5 (1.60%) Perl
13 4 (1.28%) C
13 4 (1.28%) Scala
13 4 (1.28%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.96%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.96%) Java 8
14 3 (0.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (9.94%) Degree
2 7 (2.24%) CISM
2 7 (2.24%) CISSP
2 7 (2.24%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.92%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.60%) CISA
4 5 (1.60%) CSSLP
4 5 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.60%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.28%) MCSA
5 4 (1.28%) MCSE
6 3 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.64%) CCIE
7 2 (0.64%) CCNA
7 2 (0.64%) CEH
7 2 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.64%) PMP
8 1 (0.32%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.37%) QA
2 14 (4.49%) Data Quality
3 11 (3.53%) PMO
4 8 (2.56%) SLA
5 3 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.64%) GDPR
7 1 (0.32%) IFRS
System Software
1 27 (8.65%) Docker
2 7 (2.24%) HDFS
3 5 (1.60%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.64%) LXC
5 2 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.32%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.32%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (4.81%) Ansible
2 13 (4.17%) Kubernetes
3 7 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.24%) Puppet
4 5 (1.60%) Oozie
5 3 (0.96%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (0.96%) Rancher
5 3 (0.96%) Salt
5 3 (0.96%) Terraform
6 2 (0.64%) Consul
6 2 (0.64%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.64%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.64%) Mesos
7 1 (0.32%) Apache Brooklyn
7 1 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.32%) IBM BigFix
7 1 (0.32%) Marathon
7 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.32%) StackStorm
Vendors
1 43 (13.78%) Microsoft
2 24 (7.69%) Oracle
3 18 (5.77%) Cisco
4 15 (4.81%) SAP
5 12 (3.85%) Google
5 12 (3.85%) Tableau
6 11 (3.53%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (3.53%) Splunk
7 9 (2.88%) Murex
8 8 (2.56%) Sybase
9 7 (2.24%) Adobe
10 5 (1.60%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.60%) Cloudera
10 5 (1.60%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.28%) HP
11 4 (1.28%) hybris
11 4 (1.28%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.96%) IBM
12 3 (0.96%) JD Edwards
12 3 (0.96%) Pega