Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 2017 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
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 261 276 297
Rank change year-on-year +15 +21 +57
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 458 402 357
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.96% 0.90% 0.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.49% 2.49% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 263 231
London median daily rate £528 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.50% -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £388 £361 £313
90th Percentile £647 £700 £713
England median daily rate £500 £457 £450
% change year-on-year +9.41% +1.56% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 3
London median hourly rate £55.00 - £24.23
10th Percentile £44.10 - £20.40
90th Percentile £57.50 - £46.76
England median hourly rate £38.50 £36.00 £36.59
% change year-on-year +6.94% -1.60% -30.31%

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 18392 16140 17275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.73% 36.23% 37.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13235 11366 12119
London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £313 £294 £275
90th Percentile £688 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 258 286
London median hourly rate £20.92 £20.00 £20.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.61% -3.40% +15.03%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £12.01
90th Percentile £44.99 £50.00 £46.38
England median hourly rate £21.30 £20.00 £19.22
% change year-on-year +6.50% +4.06% +9.83%

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 15 December 2017.

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 15 December 2017.

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 15 December 2017. 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 -23 86 £500 - 10
West London +6 35 £516 +23.33% 1
East London -8 11 £600 -3.03% 1
South London -34 2 £563 +50.00%
Virtual Team
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Virtual Team also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Virtual Team.

1 269 (58.73%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (39.52%) Finance
3 138 (30.13%) Java
4 126 (27.51%) Banking
5 107 (23.36%) SDLC
6 95 (20.74%) DevOps
7 89 (19.43%) Investment Banking
8 87 (19.00%) JavaScript
9 83 (18.12%) Test Automation
10 78 (17.03%) Project Management
11 72 (15.72%) Scrum
12 71 (15.50%) SQL
13 64 (13.97%) Web Services
13 64 (13.97%) TDD
13 64 (13.97%) Git (software)
14 63 (13.76%) QA
15 62 (13.54%) Jenkins
16 60 (13.10%) Virtual Team Management
17 57 (12.45%) CSS
18 54 (11.79%) Microsoft
19 51 (11.14%) HTML
19 51 (11.14%) Stakeholder Management
20 48 (10.48%) Degree
21 47 (10.26%) Migration
21 47 (10.26%) BDD
22 46 (10.04%) JIRA
23 45 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
24 44 (9.61%) Waterfall
24 44 (9.61%) Linux
25 43 (9.39%) Spring

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 34 (7.42%) Apache
2 22 (4.80%) CMS
3 20 (4.37%) WebSphere
4 19 (4.15%) JBoss
4 19 (4.15%) WebSphere Application Server
5 18 (3.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 17 (3.71%) Confluence
7 12 (2.62%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.31%) IIS
9 5 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.09%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.66%) Mule
10 3 (0.66%) Mule ESB
11 2 (0.44%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.44%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.44%) nginx
11 2 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.44%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.22%) Hubot
Applications
1 17 (3.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.87%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.66%) InVision
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.22%) HipChat
6 1 (0.22%) InDesign
6 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (3.06%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 9 (1.97%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (1.75%) SAP SD
4 3 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.44%) SAP FSCM
5 2 (0.44%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.44%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.22%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.22%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 43 (9.39%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (7.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (5.02%) IaaS
4 19 (4.15%) npm
5 12 (2.62%) PaaS
6 10 (2.18%) SaaS
6 10 (2.18%) Veeva
7 7 (1.53%) Serverless
8 6 (1.31%) Amazon S3
8 6 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (1.31%) Office 365
9 5 (1.09%) IBM Cloud
10 3 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.66%) GitHub
11 2 (0.44%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.22%) G Suite
12 1 (0.22%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.24%) Internet
2 17 (3.71%) Network Security
3 14 (3.06%) Firewall
4 13 (2.84%) DNS
4 13 (2.84%) LAN
4 13 (2.84%) WAN
5 12 (2.62%) MPLS
6 10 (2.18%) BGP
6 10 (2.18%) WLAN
7 8 (1.75%) EIGRP
7 8 (1.75%) HSRP
7 8 (1.75%) IPv6
7 8 (1.75%) NGN
7 8 (1.75%) OSPF
7 8 (1.75%) SNMP
7 8 (1.75%) Spanning Tree
7 8 (1.75%) TACACS
7 8 (1.75%) VRRP
8 6 (1.31%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.66%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.02%) NoSQL
2 18 (3.93%) MongoDB
3 16 (3.49%) Big Data
4 13 (2.84%) SQL Server
5 12 (2.62%) Flink
6 8 (1.75%) Hadoop
7 7 (1.53%) DB2
8 5 (1.09%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.66%) GIS
10 3 (0.66%) Hazelcast
10 3 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.44%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.44%) MySQL
11 2 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.44%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.44%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 64 (13.97%) Git (software)
2 62 (13.54%) Jenkins
3 46 (10.04%) JIRA
4 16 (3.49%) webpack
5 15 (3.28%) JUnit
6 14 (3.06%) gulp
6 14 (3.06%) Mocha
7 13 (2.84%) Mercurial
7 13 (2.84%) Mockito
7 13 (2.84%) Selenium
7 13 (2.84%) TeamCity
8 12 (2.62%) Cucumber
9 11 (2.40%) Grunt
10 8 (1.75%) Jasmine
11 7 (1.53%) Gerrit
11 7 (1.53%) Sinon.JS
12 6 (1.31%) Babel
12 6 (1.31%) WebDriver
13 5 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
14 3 (0.66%) Axure RP
General
1 181 (39.52%) Finance
2 126 (27.51%) Banking
3 89 (19.43%) Investment Banking
4 39 (8.52%) Marketing
5 30 (6.55%) Financial Institution
6 22 (4.80%) Pharmaceutical
7 19 (4.15%) Manufacturing
7 19 (4.15%) Retail
8 17 (3.71%) Telecoms
9 14 (3.06%) Billing
10 13 (2.84%) Front Office
11 10 (2.18%) Legal
12 8 (1.75%) Law
13 6 (1.31%) Games
13 6 (1.31%) Retail Banking
14 5 (1.09%) Back Office
14 5 (1.09%) General Ledger
15 4 (0.87%) Publishing
16 2 (0.44%) Advertising
17 1 (0.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 114 (24.89%) Developer
2 82 (17.90%) Project Manager
3 55 (12.01%) Java Developer
4 49 (10.70%) Analyst
5 40 (8.73%) Business Analyst
6 37 (8.08%) Architect
7 22 (4.80%) Agile Developer
7 22 (4.80%) Agile Java Developer
7 22 (4.80%) Salesforce Developer
8 21 (4.59%) IT Manager
9 20 (4.37%) IT Project Manager
10 19 (4.15%) Consultant
11 17 (3.71%) Java Engineer
12 16 (3.49%) Senior Analyst
13 15 (3.28%) SAP Analyst
14 14 (3.06%) Cloud Engineer
14 14 (3.06%) Senior Manager
15 13 (2.84%) SAP Business Analyst
16 12 (2.62%) AWS Engineer
17 11 (2.40%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (13.97%) Web Services
2 57 (12.45%) CSS
3 51 (11.14%) HTML
4 43 (9.39%) Spring
5 38 (8.30%) Hibernate
6 36 (7.86%) HTML5
7 35 (7.64%) J2SE
8 29 (6.33%) Node.js
9 23 (5.02%) REST
10 22 (4.80%) J2EE
11 21 (4.59%) AngularJS
11 21 (4.59%) CSS3
12 20 (4.37%) SOAP
13 19 (4.15%) JDBC
13 19 (4.15%) React
14 15 (3.28%) RESTful
14 15 (3.28%) XML
15 13 (2.84%) jQuery
15 13 (2.84%) OSGi
16 12 (2.62%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 45 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (7.86%) Mobile App
3 24 (5.24%) Fixed Income
4 19 (4.15%) iPad
4 19 (4.15%) User Experience
5 18 (3.93%) Hedge funds
6 16 (3.49%) PMI
7 15 (3.28%) Management Information System
7 15 (3.28%) Public Cloud
8 14 (3.06%) Social Media
9 12 (2.62%) Derivative
9 12 (2.62%) Reference Data
10 11 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (2.40%) Private Cloud
11 10 (2.18%) Credit Risk
12 9 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 8 (1.75%) Enterprise Cloud
14 7 (1.53%) Data Structures
15 6 (1.31%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 44 (9.61%) Linux
2 38 (8.30%) Windows
3 17 (3.71%) Unix
4 15 (3.28%) Android
4 15 (3.28%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.31%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.44%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (58.73%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (23.36%) SDLC
3 95 (20.74%) DevOps
4 83 (18.12%) Test Automation
5 78 (17.03%) Project Management
6 72 (15.72%) Scrum
7 64 (13.97%) TDD
8 60 (13.10%) Virtual Team Management
9 51 (11.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 47 (10.26%) BDD
10 47 (10.26%) Migration
11 44 (9.61%) Waterfall
12 40 (8.73%) E-Commerce
13 39 (8.52%) Economics
13 39 (8.52%) Mentoring
13 39 (8.52%) Open Source
14 38 (8.30%) Workflow
15 35 (7.64%) Continuous Integration
16 33 (7.21%) Software Engineering
17 32 (6.99%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 138 (30.13%) Java
2 87 (19.00%) JavaScript
3 71 (15.50%) SQL
4 32 (6.99%) Python
5 22 (4.80%) C#
6 20 (4.37%) C++
6 20 (4.37%) ES6
7 19 (4.15%) Ruby
7 19 (4.15%) TypeScript
8 10 (2.18%) PL/SQL
9 9 (1.97%) Bash Shell
10 8 (1.75%) PowerShell
11 7 (1.53%) C
12 6 (1.31%) PHP
12 6 (1.31%) Scala
13 5 (1.09%) VBA
14 3 (0.66%) Apple Swift
14 3 (0.66%) Perl
14 3 (0.66%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.44%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 48 (10.48%) Degree
2 23 (5.02%) PMI Certification
3 9 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (1.97%) PMP
4 8 (1.75%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.31%) DBS Check
6 5 (1.09%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.66%) CISSP
8 3 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.44%) APMP
9 2 (0.44%) CISM
9 2 (0.44%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.22%) APMG
10 1 (0.22%) CEH
10 1 (0.22%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.22%) IISP
10 1 (0.22%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.22%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (13.76%) QA
2 15 (3.28%) GDPR
2 15 (3.28%) PMO
3 9 (1.97%) SLA
4 7 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.66%) COBIT
5 3 (0.66%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.44%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (0.44%) GAMP
6 2 (0.44%) GCP
6 2 (0.44%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.22%) Basel II
7 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.22%) MiFID
7 1 (0.22%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.22%) P3O
7 1 (0.22%) PSD2
7 1 (0.22%) SEPA
System Software
1 23 (5.02%) Docker
2 4 (0.87%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.44%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.44%) vSphere
5 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.22%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.22%) OpenDJ
5 1 (0.22%) vCloud
5 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.22%) XenApp
5 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (4.80%) Puppet
2 14 (3.06%) Ansible
2 14 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.75%) Terraform
4 6 (1.31%) Control-M
4 6 (1.31%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.87%) Nagios
6 3 (0.66%) Icinga
6 3 (0.66%) QRadar
6 3 (0.66%) Rancher
7 2 (0.44%) SCCM
8 1 (0.22%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.22%) Consul
8 1 (0.22%) Ganglia
8 1 (0.22%) Graphite
8 1 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.22%) SCOM
8 1 (0.22%) StatsD
8 1 (0.22%) vRealize
Vendors
1 54 (11.79%) Microsoft
2 39 (8.52%) Oracle
3 36 (7.86%) SAP
4 32 (6.99%) Adobe
5 26 (5.68%) Salesforce.com
6 21 (4.59%) ATG
7 13 (2.84%) Cisco
7 13 (2.84%) HP
8 10 (2.18%) CheckPoint
9 9 (1.97%) Riverbed
9 9 (1.97%) SolarWinds
10 7 (1.53%) hybris
11 6 (1.31%) Google
12 5 (1.09%) IBM
12 5 (1.09%) VMware
13 4 (0.87%) Atlassian
13 4 (0.87%) Splunk
13 4 (0.87%) Sybase
14 3 (0.66%) ServiceNow
14 3 (0.66%) Tableau