Period
to 13 April 2021

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 13 April 2021 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
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 219 280 277
Rank change year-on-year +61 -3 +57
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 239 186 394
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.10% 0.76% 0.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.97% 2.15% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 135 258
10th Percentile £380 £323 £413
25th Percentile £450 £425 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £513 £563
Median % change year-on-year +7.32% -8.89% +7.14%
75th Percentile £656 £600 £650
90th Percentile £750 £650 £700
England median daily rate £525 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.50 - -
England median hourly rate £43.50 £47.50 £22.85
% change year-on-year -8.42% +107.92% -42.89%

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 8,042 8,636 14,965
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.14% 35.20% 35.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,615 6,197 10,691
10th Percentile £326 £300 £315
25th Percentile £425 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £525
75th Percentile £638 £625 £625
90th Percentile £732 £713 £700
England median daily rate £495 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +4.21% - +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 141 223
10th Percentile £16.64 £12.44 £12.86
25th Percentile £21.00 £17.95 £18.59
Median hourly rate £28.02 £26.50 £24.43
Median % change year-on-year +5.74% +8.47% +11.05%
75th Percentile £45.75 £43.75 £37.09
90th Percentile £58.00 £52.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £20.86
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.89% -0.69%

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 13 April 2021.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Virtual Team in London over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

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 13 April 2021. 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 +45 23 £548 +4.29% 23
West London +24 8 £478 +3.52% 3
South London +38 1 £750 +275.00% 1
Virtual Team
England

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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.

1 118 (49.37%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (30.96%) Finance
3 63 (26.36%) SDLC
4 49 (20.50%) SQL
5 45 (18.83%) Azure
6 42 (17.57%) Problem-Solving
7 40 (16.74%) DevOps
8 37 (15.48%) Java
9 35 (14.64%) Project Management
9 35 (14.64%) QA
10 34 (14.23%) Banking
11 32 (13.39%) Data Management
11 32 (13.39%) User Experience
12 31 (12.97%) Workflow
12 31 (12.97%) Data Modelling
13 28 (11.72%) Master Data Management
14 25 (10.46%) Open Source
14 25 (10.46%) Test Automation
14 25 (10.46%) Data Architecture
14 25 (10.46%) Stakeholder Management
15 24 (10.04%) Investment Banking
15 24 (10.04%) Microsoft
15 24 (10.04%) JavaScript
16 23 (9.62%) Spring
16 23 (9.62%) Analytics
16 23 (9.62%) Requirements Gathering
17 22 (9.21%) Big Data
17 22 (9.21%) AWS
17 22 (9.21%) Data Analysis
17 22 (9.21%) TOGAF

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 12 (5.02%) Apache Spark
2 8 (3.35%) Confluence
3 7 (2.93%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.26%) Drupal
5 2 (0.84%) Apache
5 2 (0.84%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.42%) bbPress
6 1 (0.42%) CMS
6 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (2.51%) Figma
2 5 (2.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.09%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.84%) Camtasia
5 2 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.26%) Workfront
4 2 (0.84%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.84%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.42%) Magento
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.42%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 45 (18.83%) Azure
2 22 (9.21%) AWS
3 16 (6.69%) GCP
4 15 (6.28%) Serverless
5 13 (5.44%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (2.93%) Power Platform
7 6 (2.51%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (2.09%) SaaS
9 4 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (1.67%) IaaS
9 4 (1.67%) PaaS
10 3 (1.26%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (1.26%) Slack
11 2 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.84%) Azure Functions
11 2 (0.84%) Heroku
11 2 (0.84%) Microsoft 365
11 2 (0.84%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 2 (0.84%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 2 (0.84%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.51%) Multicast
2 5 (2.09%) LAN
2 5 (2.09%) WAN
3 4 (1.67%) Internet
3 4 (1.67%) MPLS
3 4 (1.67%) SD-WAN
4 3 (1.26%) Broadband
4 3 (1.26%) Firewall
4 3 (1.26%) VPN
4 3 (1.26%) Wireless
5 2 (0.84%) BGP
5 2 (0.84%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.84%) OSPF
5 2 (0.84%) Skype
5 2 (0.84%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.42%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (0.42%) FabricPath
6 1 (0.42%) IOS XR
6 1 (0.42%) Value-Added Service
6 1 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.21%) Big Data
2 20 (8.37%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (6.69%) Data Lake
4 7 (2.93%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.51%) Power BI
5 6 (2.51%) SQL Server
6 5 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.67%) Apache Hive
7 4 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.26%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.26%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.26%) MySQL
8 3 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.84%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.84%) SAP HANA
9 2 (0.84%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.42%) DB2
10 1 (0.42%) GIS
10 1 (0.42%) KDB
10 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (7.53%) JIRA
2 17 (7.11%) PowerDesigner
3 15 (6.28%) Git (software)
4 12 (5.02%) kappa
5 6 (2.51%) SpecFlow
6 5 (2.09%) GCC
6 5 (2.09%) GDB
7 4 (1.67%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.84%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.84%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.84%) Maven
8 2 (0.84%) Robot Framework
8 2 (0.84%) Selenium
8 2 (0.84%) Storybook
8 2 (0.84%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.42%) Gatling
9 1 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 74 (30.96%) Finance
2 34 (14.23%) Banking
3 24 (10.04%) Investment Banking
4 15 (6.28%) Marketing
5 14 (5.86%) Telecoms
6 13 (5.44%) Retail
7 10 (4.18%) Financial Institution
7 10 (4.18%) Front Office
7 10 (4.18%) Public Sector
8 7 (2.93%) Legal
9 4 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.84%) Billing
10 2 (0.84%) German Language
10 2 (0.84%) Law
10 2 (0.84%) Publishing
11 1 (0.42%) French Language
11 1 (0.42%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.42%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.42%) Social Science
11 1 (0.42%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 60 (25.10%) Developer
2 35 (14.64%) Architect
3 31 (12.97%) Project Manager
4 22 (9.21%) Data Architect
5 21 (8.79%) Java Developer
6 18 (7.53%) Analyst
7 17 (7.11%) Business Analyst
8 13 (5.44%) Agile Developer
8 13 (5.44%) Agile Java Developer
8 13 (5.44%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (4.60%) Automation Engineer
9 11 (4.60%) QA Automation Engineer
9 11 (4.60%) QA Engineer
10 10 (4.18%) Java Engineer
10 10 (4.18%) Senior Automation Engineer
10 10 (4.18%) Senior QA Engineer
11 8 (3.35%) Azure Architect
11 8 (3.35%) Cloud Engineer
11 8 (3.35%) Designer
12 7 (2.93%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.62%) Spring
2 20 (8.37%) HTML
3 18 (7.53%) Hibernate
3 18 (7.53%) J2SE
4 15 (6.28%) React
5 13 (5.44%) AngularJS
5 13 (5.44%) HTML5
6 12 (5.02%) .NET
7 11 (4.60%) CSS
8 9 (3.77%) Elastic Stack
8 9 (3.77%) Node.js
8 9 (3.77%) REST
9 7 (2.93%) Redux
10 6 (2.51%) Jest
11 5 (2.09%) .NET Core
11 5 (2.09%) Guice
11 5 (2.09%) RESTful
11 5 (2.09%) SOAP
11 5 (2.09%) Spring Boot
11 5 (2.09%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.39%) User Experience
2 21 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.44%) Data Structures
4 11 (4.60%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.77%) Fixed Income
6 8 (3.35%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.09%) Contract for Difference
7 5 (2.09%) FMCG
7 5 (2.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (2.09%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.09%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.09%) Spread Betting
7 5 (2.09%) Tandem
8 4 (1.67%) Derivative
9 2 (0.84%) CMDB
9 2 (0.84%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.84%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.84%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.84%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.95%) Linux
2 10 (4.18%) Windows
3 5 (2.09%) Unix
4 4 (1.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (49.37%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (26.36%) SDLC
3 42 (17.57%) Problem-Solving
4 40 (16.74%) DevOps
5 35 (14.64%) Project Management
6 32 (13.39%) Data Management
7 31 (12.97%) Data Modelling
7 31 (12.97%) Workflow
8 28 (11.72%) Master Data Management
9 25 (10.46%) Data Architecture
9 25 (10.46%) Open Source
9 25 (10.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (10.46%) Test Automation
10 23 (9.62%) Analytics
10 23 (9.62%) Requirements Gathering
11 22 (9.21%) Data Analysis
11 22 (9.21%) E-Commerce
11 22 (9.21%) TOGAF
12 21 (8.79%) Computer Science
12 21 (8.79%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 49 (20.50%) SQL
2 37 (15.48%) Java
3 24 (10.04%) JavaScript
4 16 (6.69%) C#
5 14 (5.86%) Python
6 12 (5.02%) TypeScript
7 10 (4.18%) C
8 8 (3.35%) Java 8
8 8 (3.35%) Kotlin
8 8 (3.35%) Scala
9 6 (2.51%) C++
10 5 (2.09%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.67%) Ruby
12 3 (1.26%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.26%) PHP
13 2 (0.84%) Go
13 2 (0.84%) Perl
14 1 (0.42%) ES6
14 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (6.69%) Degree
2 14 (5.86%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.09%) PMI Certification
4 5 (2.09%) PMP
5 4 (1.67%) TOGAF Certification
6 3 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.84%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.84%) CCIE
7 2 (0.84%) CCNA
7 2 (0.84%) CCNP
7 2 (0.84%) CGEIT
7 2 (0.84%) CISA
7 2 (0.84%) CRISC
7 2 (0.84%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.84%) RHCA
8 1 (0.42%) CCIE Wireless
8 1 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.42%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (14.64%) QA
2 15 (6.28%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.93%) GDPR
3 7 (2.93%) PMO
4 3 (1.26%) GRC
5 2 (0.84%) COBIT
6 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.42%) NIST
System Software
1 12 (5.02%) Docker
2 7 (2.93%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.84%) vSphere
5 1 (0.42%) HDFS
5 1 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (4.18%) Kubernetes
2 8 (3.35%) Prometheus
2 8 (3.35%) Zipkin
3 6 (2.51%) Terraform
4 5 (2.09%) Ansible
5 3 (1.26%) Puppet
6 2 (0.84%) Control-M
6 2 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.42%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.42%) Consul
7 1 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.42%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.42%) Kibana
7 1 (0.42%) logstash
7 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.42%) Salt
7 1 (0.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (10.04%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.95%) BiZZdesign
3 11 (4.60%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (3.77%) Google
4 9 (3.77%) Oracle
4 9 (3.77%) SAP
5 5 (2.09%) Cisco
5 5 (2.09%) Databricks
6 4 (1.67%) MuleSoft
6 4 (1.67%) VMware
7 3 (1.26%) Apple
7 3 (1.26%) BT
7 3 (1.26%) Citrix
7 3 (1.26%) GoldenSource
7 3 (1.26%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.26%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.84%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.84%) IBM
8 2 (0.84%) Juniper
9 1 (0.42%) Aruba