Period
to 14 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Virtual Team in contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Team over the 6 months to 14 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 > Midlands
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 216 178
Rank change year-on-year +14 -38 -6
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 45 44 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.55% 0.47% 0.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.97% 1.73% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 44
Midlands median daily rate £350 £300 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -26.15% +4.17%
10th Percentile £139 £165 £300
90th Percentile £511 £545 £659
England median daily rate £500 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +8.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Midlands median hourly rate - £18.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.67% -57.14%
England median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.59
% change year-on-year +11.11% -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 the Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2285 2538 2418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 27.69% 26.86% 28.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1488 1550 1396
Midlands median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £216 £213 £213
90th Percentile £538 £550 £518
England median daily rate £450 £429 £425
% change year-on-year +4.97% +0.86% +6.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 108 170
Midlands median hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.43% +6.06% -5.71%
10th Percentile £10.30 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £42.88 £57.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £19.42
% change year-on-year +7.50% +2.99% +10.97%

Virtual Team
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Virtual Team as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Team in the Midlands

Virtual Team
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Virtual Team in the Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Team in the Midlands

Virtual Team
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Team in the Midlands over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Virtual Team in the Midlands

Virtual Team
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Team in the Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Virtual Team in the Midlands

Virtual Team
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 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
East Midlands +15 24 £398 -4.22% 4
West Midlands +10 20 £212 -13.14% 5
Virtual Team
England

For the 6 months to 14 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Virtual Team.

1 21 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.11%) Project Management
2 14 (31.11%) Virtual Team Management
3 11 (24.44%) PRINCE2
4 10 (22.22%) Scrum
5 9 (20.00%) Finance
5 9 (20.00%) Windows
5 9 (20.00%) HTML
5 9 (20.00%) HTML5
6 8 (17.78%) RESTful
6 8 (17.78%) Typography
6 8 (17.78%) .NET
6 8 (17.78%) CSS
7 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
7 7 (15.56%) C#
7 7 (15.56%) ITIL
8 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
8 6 (13.33%) Management Information System
8 6 (13.33%) Windows 10
8 6 (13.33%) CouchDB
9 5 (11.11%) MongoDB
9 5 (11.11%) REST
9 5 (11.11%) Project Governance
9 5 (11.11%) AngularJS
9 5 (11.11%) TypeScript
9 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
9 5 (11.11%) Case Management
9 5 (11.11%) PMO
9 5 (11.11%) IT Strategy

Virtual Team
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 3 (6.67%) Documentum
2 2 (4.44%) JBoss
2 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.22%) Doxygen
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) SaaS
2 2 (4.44%) IaaS
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.44%) PaaS
3 1 (2.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.22%) Firewall
2 1 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (2.22%) SAN
2 1 (2.22%) VLAN
2 1 (2.22%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) CouchDB
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.67%) Couchbase
3 3 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.22%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.22%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Developer
2 8 (17.78%) Architect
3 5 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
3 5 (11.11%) Lead Enterprise Architect
3 5 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Lead Architect
4 4 (8.89%) Senior Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Service Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Scala Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Documentum Project Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Product Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) HTML
1 9 (20.00%) HTML5
2 8 (17.78%) .NET
2 8 (17.78%) CSS
2 8 (17.78%) RESTful
3 5 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (11.11%) REST
3 5 (11.11%) SOAP
3 5 (11.11%) Web Services
4 4 (8.89%) Aurelia
4 4 (8.89%) Node.js
5 3 (6.67%) Ajax
5 3 (6.67%) Akka
5 3 (6.67%) Apache Camel
5 3 (6.67%) CSS3
5 3 (6.67%) Middleware
5 3 (6.67%) Sass
5 3 (6.67%) WCF
6 2 (4.44%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.89%) User Experience
3 2 (4.44%) iPad
3 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) Animation
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.22%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) Windows 10
3 4 (8.89%) Android
3 4 (8.89%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.44%) Linux
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.22%) Unix
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.11%) Project Management
2 14 (31.11%) Virtual Team Management
3 11 (24.44%) PRINCE2
4 10 (22.22%) Scrum
5 8 (17.78%) Typography
6 7 (15.56%) ITIL
7 5 (11.11%) Case Management
7 5 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
7 5 (11.11%) IT Strategy
7 5 (11.11%) Project Governance
8 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.89%) Line Management
8 4 (8.89%) Process Improvement
8 4 (8.89%) Resource Management
8 4 (8.89%) Reverse Engineering
9 3 (6.67%) Performance Testing
9 3 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) C#
1 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (11.11%) SQL
2 5 (11.11%) TypeScript
3 3 (6.67%) ES6
3 3 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (2.22%) C++
4 1 (2.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.22%) GNVQ
2 1 (2.22%) HND
2 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.22%) PMP
2 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) PMO
2 4 (8.89%) P3O
3 3 (6.67%) QA
4 1 (2.22%) COBIT
4 1 (2.22%) COSO
4 1 (2.22%) GDPR
4 1 (2.22%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Docker
2 1 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 3 (6.67%) Pega
1 3 (6.67%) SAP
2 2 (4.44%) ATG
2 2 (4.44%) CA
2 2 (4.44%) EMC
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) Avaya
3 1 (2.22%) Google
3 1 (2.22%) HP
3 1 (2.22%) Niku