Period
to 12 November 2019

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 12 November 2019 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
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 281 349 275
Rank change year-on-year +68 -74 -3
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 310 293 475
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.86% 0.64% 1.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.56% 1.78% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 201 306
London median daily rate £550 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £358 £363 £381
90th Percentile £686 £700 £638
England median daily rate £505 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +6.32% -5.00% +7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
London median hourly rate - £55.00 £13.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +308.16% -
England median hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year -1.43% -1.41% -1.39%

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 12,100 16,478 17,408
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.57% 35.96% 37.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,421 11,760 12,334
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £310
90th Percentile £700 £700 £681
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 269 223
London median hourly rate £22.93 £23.50 £21.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +9.81% +12.63%
10th Percentile £12.76 £13.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.93 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.14% +1.23% -

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 12 November 2019.

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 12 November 2019. 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 +44 62 £550 +10.00% 17
West London +23 15 £473 -19.92% 7
South London +34 3 £450 -
North London - 3 £450 - 1
East London +18 2 - - 2
Virtual Team
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 2019, 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.

1 166 (53.55%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (37.10%) Finance
3 68 (21.94%) SQL
4 67 (21.61%) Java
5 58 (18.71%) Banking
6 53 (17.10%) Azure
7 50 (16.13%) AWS
8 49 (15.81%) JIRA
9 46 (14.84%) JavaScript
10 43 (13.87%) DevOps
11 41 (13.23%) Scrum
12 40 (12.90%) Project Management
12 40 (12.90%) Software Engineering
12 40 (12.90%) Microservices
13 39 (12.58%) Migration
14 38 (12.26%) Spring
15 36 (11.61%) Virtual Team Management
16 35 (11.29%) Docker
16 35 (11.29%) Investment Banking
16 35 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
17 34 (10.97%) HTML
18 33 (10.65%) AngularJS
19 32 (10.32%) Microsoft
20 30 (9.68%) Fixed Income
20 30 (9.68%) Node.js
20 30 (9.68%) Data Migration
20 30 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
21 28 (9.03%) Workflow
21 28 (9.03%) Hibernate
21 28 (9.03%) Test Automation

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 15 (4.84%) Confluence
2 13 (4.19%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (4.19%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (0.97%) Apache
4 3 (0.97%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.97%) CMS
5 2 (0.65%) IIS
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.65%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.32%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.32%) Drupal
6 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.32%) JBoss
6 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (4.52%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (4.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (2.26%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.94%) Sketch
4 6 (1.94%) Zeplin
5 3 (0.97%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.65%) InDesign
6 2 (0.65%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.97%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.65%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.32%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.32%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.32%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 53 (17.10%) Azure
2 50 (16.13%) AWS
3 10 (3.23%) GCP
3 10 (3.23%) GitHub
4 9 (2.90%) Office 365
5 7 (2.26%) Slack
6 6 (1.94%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (1.94%) Power Platform
7 5 (1.61%) IaaS
7 5 (1.61%) OpenShift
8 4 (1.29%) SaaS
8 4 (1.29%) Trello
9 3 (0.97%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.97%) PaaS
9 3 (0.97%) PowerApps
9 3 (0.97%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Flow
10 2 (0.65%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 2 (0.65%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.97%) Skype
2 2 (0.65%) HTTP
2 2 (0.65%) Internet
2 2 (0.65%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (0.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (0.32%) Firewall
3 1 (0.32%) Intranet
3 1 (0.32%) LAN
3 1 (0.32%) NAS
3 1 (0.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.48%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.16%) NoSQL
3 13 (4.19%) Big Data
4 12 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (3.87%) Redis
5 7 (2.26%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.94%) Power BI
7 5 (1.61%) Data Lake
7 5 (1.61%) Neo4j
8 4 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.97%) Apache Hive
9 3 (0.97%) BigQuery
9 3 (0.97%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.65%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (0.65%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.32%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 49 (15.81%) JIRA
2 24 (7.74%) Git (software)
3 14 (4.52%) Selenium
4 10 (3.23%) Jenkins
5 8 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (2.26%) WebDriver
7 6 (1.94%) Axure RP
7 6 (1.94%) gulp
7 6 (1.94%) Maven
7 6 (1.94%) NUnit
7 6 (1.94%) SoapUI
7 6 (1.94%) SonarQube
8 5 (1.61%) JUnit
8 5 (1.61%) Mockito
8 5 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (1.29%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.29%) PowerDesigner
10 3 (0.97%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.97%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 115 (37.10%) Finance
2 58 (18.71%) Banking
3 35 (11.29%) Investment Banking
4 17 (5.48%) Telecoms
5 15 (4.84%) Marketing
6 13 (4.19%) Front Office
6 13 (4.19%) Retail
7 12 (3.87%) Legal
8 8 (2.58%) Public Sector
9 5 (1.61%) Law
10 4 (1.29%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.97%) Games
11 3 (0.97%) Publishing
12 2 (0.65%) Advertising
12 2 (0.65%) Local Government
12 2 (0.65%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.32%) Automotive
13 1 (0.32%) Back Office
13 1 (0.32%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 93 (30.00%) Developer
2 44 (14.19%) Java Developer
3 30 (9.68%) Analyst
4 29 (9.35%) Architect
4 29 (9.35%) Project Manager
5 25 (8.06%) Agile Developer
6 24 (7.74%) Agile Java Developer
6 24 (7.74%) SQL Developer
6 24 (7.74%) Systems Developer
7 16 (5.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 14 (4.52%) Business Analyst
9 13 (4.19%) React Developer
10 12 (3.87%) Designer
11 11 (3.55%) Data Architect
12 10 (3.23%) Scrum Master
12 10 (3.23%) Senior Developer
13 8 (2.58%) Agile Project Manager
13 8 (2.58%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (2.58%) Tester
14 7 (2.26%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (12.26%) Spring
2 34 (10.97%) HTML
3 33 (10.65%) AngularJS
4 30 (9.68%) Node.js
5 28 (9.03%) Hibernate
6 24 (7.74%) CSS
7 20 (6.45%) Redux
8 19 (6.13%) JSON
9 18 (5.81%) .NET
10 17 (5.48%) REST
11 16 (5.16%) React
12 13 (4.19%) HTML5
13 12 (3.87%) Middleware
14 11 (3.55%) XML
15 9 (2.90%) GraphQL
15 9 (2.90%) Web Services
16 8 (2.58%) SOAP
17 6 (1.94%) Express
17 6 (1.94%) Java EE
17 6 (1.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.68%) Fixed Income
2 28 (9.03%) Derivative
3 26 (8.39%) Equity Derivative
4 23 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (4.84%) User Experience
6 13 (4.19%) Public Cloud
6 13 (4.19%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (3.55%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.26%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (1.94%) Social Media
10 4 (1.29%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.29%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.29%) Equities
10 4 (1.29%) FMCG
11 3 (0.97%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.97%) Taxonomies
12 2 (0.65%) Cloud Native
12 2 (0.65%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.81%) Linux
2 13 (4.19%) Windows
3 9 (2.90%) Unix
4 5 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (1.61%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.65%) Android
5 2 (0.65%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (53.55%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (13.87%) DevOps
3 41 (13.23%) Scrum
4 40 (12.90%) Microservices
4 40 (12.90%) Project Management
4 40 (12.90%) Software Engineering
5 39 (12.58%) Migration
6 36 (11.61%) Virtual Team Management
7 35 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 30 (9.68%) Data Migration
8 30 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
9 28 (9.03%) Analytics
9 28 (9.03%) Test Automation
9 28 (9.03%) Workflow
10 24 (7.74%) Data Transformation
11 23 (7.42%) Data Analysis
11 23 (7.42%) Service Management
12 22 (7.10%) ITIL
12 22 (7.10%) Waterfall
13 21 (6.77%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (21.94%) SQL
2 67 (21.61%) Java
3 46 (14.84%) JavaScript
4 19 (6.13%) Java 8
5 12 (3.87%) C#
6 10 (3.23%) T-SQL
7 7 (2.26%) Python
8 6 (1.94%) TypeScript
9 5 (1.61%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.97%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.65%) C++
11 2 (0.65%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.65%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.32%) ABAP
12 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.32%) F#
12 1 (0.32%) HiveQL
12 1 (0.32%) Perl
12 1 (0.32%) PHP
12 1 (0.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (6.77%) SC Cleared
1 21 (6.77%) Security Cleared
2 17 (5.48%) Degree
3 7 (2.26%) PMP
4 5 (1.61%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.97%) CISSP
5 3 (0.97%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.65%) CISM
6 2 (0.65%) ISACA
6 2 (0.65%) MCP
7 1 (0.32%) APMP
7 1 (0.32%) CNE
7 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.32%) MCPD
7 1 (0.32%) MCSE
7 1 (0.32%) MCTS
7 1 (0.32%) Novell Certification
7 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.87%) PMO
2 10 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (1.94%) QA
4 5 (1.61%) GDPR
5 4 (1.29%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.32%) GxP
7 1 (0.32%) NIST
7 1 (0.32%) PSD2
7 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (11.29%) Docker
2 6 (1.94%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.32%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (4.52%) Kubernetes
2 8 (2.58%) Ansible
3 7 (2.26%) Terraform
4 2 (0.65%) Puppet
5 1 (0.32%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.32%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (10.32%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.13%) Adobe
3 17 (5.48%) SAP
4 12 (3.87%) Oracle
5 11 (3.55%) ServiceNow
6 10 (3.23%) Google
7 6 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.29%) CA
8 4 (1.29%) Informatica
8 4 (1.29%) Splunk
9 3 (0.97%) Cognos
9 3 (0.97%) Facebook
10 2 (0.65%) Cisco
10 2 (0.65%) HP
10 2 (0.65%) IBM
10 2 (0.65%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.65%) Tealeaf
10 2 (0.65%) Twitter
11 1 (0.32%) Ceridian
11 1 (0.32%) Qualys