Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 234 240 287
Rank change year-on-year +6 +47 +53
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 356 157 362
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.18% 0.99% 0.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.52% 2.83% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 97 233
10th Percentile £383 £348 £378
25th Percentile £457 £413 £461
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £550
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +10.00%
75th Percentile £701 £575 £644
90th Percentile £744 £650 £688
England median daily rate £525 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £67.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year -33.33% +98.53% -5.56%

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 10,126 5,553 12,934
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.44% 35.11% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,137 4,090 9,238
10th Percentile £360 £325 £325
25th Percentile £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £540 £525
Median % change year-on-year +1.85% +2.86% +1.94%
75th Percentile £675 £650 £625
90th Percentile £750 £750 £700
England median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 86 185
10th Percentile £14.34 £14.14 £12.76
25th Percentile £20.00 £24.51 £16.08
Median hourly rate £32.00 £38.50 £22.93
Median % change year-on-year -16.88% +67.90% -1.27%
75th Percentile £45.00 £47.81 £46.85
90th Percentile £58.25 £54.88 £52.50
England median hourly rate £24.18 £26.47 £20.50
% change year-on-year -8.67% +29.12% -10.87%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -18 34 £530 +11.58% 27
West London -1 8 £513 -3.30% 6
Virtual Team
England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 162 (45.51%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (36.80%) Social Skills
3 122 (34.27%) Finance
4 107 (30.06%) SQL
5 80 (22.47%) Azure
6 59 (16.57%) Data Modelling
6 59 (16.57%) Problem-Solving
6 59 (16.57%) Analytics
7 55 (15.45%) Java
8 54 (15.17%) SDLC
9 53 (14.89%) Project Management
10 52 (14.61%) Presentation Skills
11 48 (13.48%) Microsoft
12 46 (12.92%) Data Architecture
12 46 (12.92%) Banking
13 45 (12.64%) Python
13 45 (12.64%) Master Data Management
14 44 (12.36%) Project Delivery
15 43 (12.08%) Data Management
16 42 (11.80%) Data Integration
16 42 (11.80%) BiZZdesign
16 42 (11.80%) Analytical Skills
17 41 (11.52%) Apache Spark
18 40 (11.24%) QA
18 40 (11.24%) TOGAF
19 39 (10.96%) Data Analysis
20 38 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
21 37 (10.39%) Enterprise Architecture
21 37 (10.39%) Degree
21 37 (10.39%) 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 41 (11.52%) Apache Spark
2 20 (5.62%) Confluence
3 17 (4.78%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.25%) Apache Airflow
5 7 (1.97%) Apache
6 6 (1.69%) CMS
7 3 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (0.84%) Drupal
8 2 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.28%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.28%) IIS
9 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (6.18%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (5.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.25%) Figma
3 8 (2.25%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.69%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.12%) Camtasia
6 2 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.28%) InVision
7 1 (0.28%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.28%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 14 (3.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.84%) BASE24
2 3 (0.84%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.56%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.28%) Aligne
4 1 (0.28%) Endur
4 1 (0.28%) Magento
4 1 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.28%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.28%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.28%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 80 (22.47%) Azure
2 31 (8.71%) AWS
3 21 (5.90%) Power Platform
3 21 (5.90%) Serverless
4 19 (5.34%) Collibra
5 12 (3.37%) AWS Lambda
6 11 (3.09%) GCP
7 9 (2.53%) Azure Functions
8 8 (2.25%) Apigee
9 7 (1.97%) Azure Data Factory
10 6 (1.69%) SaaS
11 5 (1.40%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (1.40%) Microsoft 365
12 3 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.84%) GitHub
12 3 (0.84%) IaaS
12 3 (0.84%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 3 (0.84%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 2 (0.56%) Azure Service Fabric
13 2 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.37%) Firewall
2 5 (1.40%) Network Security
2 5 (1.40%) Skype
3 4 (1.12%) VPN
3 4 (1.12%) WAN
4 3 (0.84%) DNS
4 3 (0.84%) Internet
4 3 (0.84%) LAN
4 3 (0.84%) RTSP
4 3 (0.84%) SD-WAN
5 2 (0.56%) MPLS
5 2 (0.56%) OpenVPN
5 2 (0.56%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.28%) 3G
6 1 (0.28%) BGP
6 1 (0.28%) Intranet
6 1 (0.28%) OSPF
6 1 (0.28%) SMS
6 1 (0.28%) SSL
6 1 (0.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (10.11%) Big Data
2 24 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (5.62%) Power BI
4 18 (5.06%) Data Lake
5 14 (3.93%) Tableau
6 12 (3.37%) IBM InfoSphere
7 11 (3.09%) Apache Hive
7 11 (3.09%) Hadoop
7 11 (3.09%) Metadata
8 9 (2.53%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.69%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.69%) SQL Server
10 5 (1.40%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.84%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.84%) SAP HANA
12 2 (0.56%) Impala
12 2 (0.56%) Spark SQL
12 2 (0.56%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 37 (10.39%) JIRA
2 33 (9.27%) PowerDesigner
3 22 (6.18%) Git (software)
4 12 (3.37%) ERwin
4 12 (3.37%) kappa
5 7 (1.97%) Postman
5 7 (1.97%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.69%) Cucumber
7 5 (1.40%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.12%) JIRA Agile
8 4 (1.12%) Maven
9 3 (0.84%) Appium
9 3 (0.84%) GCC
9 3 (0.84%) GitLab
9 3 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.56%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.56%) Selenium
10 2 (0.56%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.56%) Storybook
11 1 (0.28%) FitNesse
General
1 131 (36.80%) Social Skills
2 122 (34.27%) Finance
3 52 (14.61%) Presentation Skills
4 46 (12.92%) Banking
5 42 (11.80%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (8.99%) Investment Banking
7 29 (8.15%) Marketing
8 25 (7.02%) Telecoms
9 19 (5.34%) Influencing Skills
10 17 (4.78%) Retail
11 13 (3.65%) Public Sector
12 11 (3.09%) Legal
13 8 (2.25%) Organisational Skills
14 6 (1.69%) Billing
15 5 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (1.12%) German Language
17 3 (0.84%) Front Office
18 2 (0.56%) Aerospace
18 2 (0.56%) Law
18 2 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 70 (19.66%) Developer
2 60 (16.85%) Architect
3 41 (11.52%) Analyst
4 36 (10.11%) Project Manager
5 35 (9.83%) Data Architect
6 33 (9.27%) Java Developer
7 25 (7.02%) Business Analyst
8 20 (5.62%) Agile Developer
8 20 (5.62%) Agile Java Developer
8 20 (5.62%) Data Modeller
9 17 (4.78%) Solutions Architect
10 15 (4.21%) Designer
11 14 (3.93%) Azure Architect
12 12 (3.37%) Consultant
12 12 (3.37%) Scrum Master
13 11 (3.09%) Infrastructure Manager
13 11 (3.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 10 (2.81%) Senior Developer
14 10 (2.81%) Senior Manager
15 9 (2.53%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (8.43%) Spring
2 24 (6.74%) Hibernate
2 24 (6.74%) J2SE
3 16 (4.49%) React
4 13 (3.65%) HTML
5 12 (3.37%) CSS
6 10 (2.81%) AngularJS
6 10 (2.81%) COM
6 10 (2.81%) REST
7 9 (2.53%) FIX Protocol
8 7 (1.97%) HTML5
8 7 (1.97%) Jest
8 7 (1.97%) Node.js
8 7 (1.97%) Swagger
9 6 (1.69%) PySpark
9 6 (1.69%) Redux
9 6 (1.69%) Velocity
10 5 (1.40%) Elastic Stack
10 5 (1.40%) Spring Boot
10 5 (1.40%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.15%) User Experience
2 18 (5.06%) Data Structures
2 18 (5.06%) Management Information System
3 15 (4.21%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (3.09%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.25%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.97%) FMCG
7 6 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (1.40%) Cloud Native
8 5 (1.40%) CMDB
8 5 (1.40%) Social Media
9 4 (1.12%) e-Learning
9 4 (1.12%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.12%) Mobile Payment
9 4 (1.12%) PMI
9 4 (1.12%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.12%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 28 (7.87%) Windows
2 21 (5.90%) Linux
3 11 (3.09%) Unix
4 8 (2.25%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.97%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.69%) Android
7 5 (1.40%) Mac OS
8 4 (1.12%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.28%) AIX
9 1 (0.28%) HPUX
9 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.28%) OpenVMS
9 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.28%) Solaris
9 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (45.51%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (16.57%) Analytics
2 59 (16.57%) Data Modelling
2 59 (16.57%) Problem-Solving
3 54 (15.17%) SDLC
4 53 (14.89%) Project Management
5 46 (12.92%) Data Architecture
6 45 (12.64%) Master Data Management
7 44 (12.36%) Project Delivery
8 43 (12.08%) Data Management
9 42 (11.80%) Data Integration
10 40 (11.24%) TOGAF
11 39 (10.96%) Data Analysis
12 38 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 37 (10.39%) Enterprise Architecture
14 33 (9.27%) DevOps
15 32 (8.99%) Business Analysis
16 31 (8.71%) Virtual Team Management
17 30 (8.43%) Scrum
18 29 (8.15%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 107 (30.06%) SQL
2 55 (15.45%) Java
3 45 (12.64%) Python
4 16 (4.49%) C
5 13 (3.65%) PowerShell
6 12 (3.37%) JavaScript
7 9 (2.53%) C#
8 8 (2.25%) Java 8
9 7 (1.97%) TypeScript
10 6 (1.69%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.69%) C++
10 6 (1.69%) Go
10 6 (1.69%) Kotlin
10 6 (1.69%) Scala
11 5 (1.40%) ABAP
11 5 (1.40%) Java 9
11 5 (1.40%) R
11 5 (1.40%) Ruby
11 5 (1.40%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.12%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (10.39%) Degree
2 18 (5.06%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.21%) PMI Certification
4 13 (3.65%) SC Cleared
5 11 (3.09%) PMP
6 7 (1.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (1.40%) CISSP
8 4 (1.12%) CGEIT
8 4 (1.12%) CISA
8 4 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.12%) CRISC
8 4 (1.12%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (0.84%) CCNA
9 3 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.56%) CCENT
10 2 (0.56%) CISM
10 2 (0.56%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.56%) MCSE
10 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (11.24%) QA
2 23 (6.46%) GDPR
3 17 (4.78%) Data Quality
4 10 (2.81%) SLA
5 8 (2.25%) PMO
6 7 (1.97%) GRC
7 6 (1.69%) COBIT
8 5 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (1.40%) NIST
9 2 (0.56%) MiFID
10 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.28%) ISO 20022
10 1 (0.28%) SEPA
10 1 (0.28%) SOC 2
System Software
1 21 (5.90%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.81%) Docker
4 6 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.84%) vSphere
6 2 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.28%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.28%) HDFS
7 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.28%) XenApp
7 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (3.93%) Kubernetes
2 11 (3.09%) Control-M
3 6 (1.69%) Ansible
3 6 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.40%) Terraform
5 4 (1.12%) CASB
5 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.84%) Prometheus
6 3 (0.84%) SCCM
6 3 (0.84%) Zipkin
7 2 (0.56%) Kibana
7 2 (0.56%) Oozie
7 2 (0.56%) Puppet
7 2 (0.56%) Sysdig
8 1 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.28%) Istio
8 1 (0.28%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.28%) Salt
8 1 (0.28%) vRealize
Vendors
1 48 (13.48%) Microsoft
2 42 (11.80%) BiZZdesign
3 23 (6.46%) SAP
4 18 (5.06%) Salesforce.com
5 15 (4.21%) IBM
6 13 (3.65%) Databricks
6 13 (3.65%) VMware
7 12 (3.37%) MuleSoft
8 10 (2.81%) ServiceNow
9 9 (2.53%) Ping Identity
10 8 (2.25%) Citrix
10 8 (2.25%) Google
11 6 (1.69%) Oracle
12 5 (1.40%) Adobe
12 5 (1.40%) Apple
12 5 (1.40%) Bloomberg
13 4 (1.12%) Alteryx
13 4 (1.12%) Cisco
14 3 (0.84%) IFS
14 3 (0.84%) Splunk