Period
to 10 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Virtual Team in contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Team over the 6 months to 10 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)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 37 23
Rank change year-on-year +1 -14 +12
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 45 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 7.81% 1.63% 2.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.20% 5.43% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 2 3
Northern Ireland median daily rate £430 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.41% +3.85% -14.75%
10th Percentile £406 £276 £171
90th Percentile £478 £389 £368
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £439
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.56% +9.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 317 92 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 55.03% 29.97% 47.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 58 38
Northern Ireland median daily rate £425 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +25.00% -2.04%
10th Percentile £311 £250 £88
90th Percentile £538 £529 £454
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 1
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.78 £13.63 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.48% +0.93% -19.26%
10th Percentile £14.51 £10.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £15.41 £17.68 £14.25
UK median hourly rate £21.20 £20.84 £19.50
% change year-on-year +1.76% +6.85% +8.33%

Virtual Team
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Virtual Team as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Team in Northern Ireland

Virtual Team
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Team in Northern Ireland

Virtual Team
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Team in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 10 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Virtual Team in Northern Ireland

Virtual Team
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 10 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
County Antrim -5 42 £430 +27.41%
Virtual Team
UK

For the 6 months to 10 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Virtual Team.

1 31 (68.89%) Java
2 26 (57.78%) JavaScript
3 23 (51.11%) Spring
3 23 (51.11%) MVC
3 23 (51.11%) Hibernate
3 23 (51.11%) SQL
3 23 (51.11%) CSS
3 23 (51.11%) Multithreading
4 22 (48.89%) Finance
4 22 (48.89%) Banking
5 20 (44.44%) Oracle
6 19 (42.22%) Unix
7 18 (40.00%) Linux
7 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (40.00%) Relational Database
8 17 (37.78%) AngularJS
8 17 (37.78%) RDBMS
8 17 (37.78%) DB2
9 16 (35.56%) XML
9 16 (35.56%) DB2 UDB
9 16 (35.56%) Backbone.js
9 16 (35.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 15 (33.33%) Spring Integration
10 15 (33.33%) TDD
11 14 (31.11%) Degree
11 14 (31.11%) OOP
11 14 (31.11%) OOA/OOD
11 14 (31.11%) C++
11 14 (31.11%) Low Latency
11 14 (31.11%) Market Making

Virtual Team
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 9 (20.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (6.67%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 17 (37.78%) DB2
2 17 (37.78%) RDBMS
3 16 (35.56%) DB2 UDB
4 3 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.22%) KDB
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Artifactory
1 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (48.89%) Banking
1 22 (48.89%) Finance
2 12 (26.67%) Front Office
3 8 (17.78%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (91.11%) Developer
2 35 (77.78%) Senior Developer
3 26 (57.78%) Java Developer
4 25 (55.56%) Senior Java Developer
5 14 (31.11%) C++ Developer
6 10 (22.22%) Senior C++ Developer
7 9 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 9 (20.00%) HTML CSS Developer
7 9 (20.00%) HTML Developer
7 9 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 9 (20.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 9 (20.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 8 (17.78%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Electronic Trading Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Front Office C++ Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Front Office Developer
9 2 (4.44%) JavaScript Engineer
10 1 (2.22%) C# Developer
10 1 (2.22%) UAT Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (51.11%) CSS
1 23 (51.11%) Hibernate
1 23 (51.11%) Spring
2 17 (37.78%) AngularJS
3 16 (35.56%) Backbone.js
3 16 (35.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 16 (35.56%) XML
4 15 (33.33%) Spring Integration
5 12 (26.67%) FIX Protocol
5 12 (26.67%) Node.js
6 10 (22.22%) HTML
6 10 (22.22%) JSON
7 9 (20.00%) Java EE
7 9 (20.00%) JPA
7 9 (20.00%) JSP
7 9 (20.00%) RESTful
7 9 (20.00%) Servlets
7 9 (20.00%) Spring Boot
7 9 (20.00%) Web Services
8 1 (2.22%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Data Structures
2 3 (6.67%) Equities
2 3 (6.67%) Social Network
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Derivative
4 1 (2.22%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (42.22%) Unix
2 18 (40.00%) Linux
3 3 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) Multithreading
1 23 (51.11%) MVC
2 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (33.33%) TDD
4 14 (31.11%) Low Latency
4 14 (31.11%) Market Making
4 14 (31.11%) OOA/OOD
4 14 (31.11%) OOP
5 12 (26.67%) Electronic Trading
6 10 (22.22%) Analytics
6 10 (22.22%) Data Analytics
6 10 (22.22%) Waterfall
7 9 (20.00%) Concurrent Programming
7 9 (20.00%) Data Modelling
8 4 (8.89%) OO
9 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.67%) DevOps
9 3 (6.67%) SDLC
9 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
10 2 (4.44%) Index Arbitrage
Programming Languages
1 31 (68.89%) Java
2 26 (57.78%) JavaScript
3 23 (51.11%) SQL
4 14 (31.11%) C++
5 9 (20.00%) TypeScript
6 5 (11.11%) C#
7 2 (4.44%) Python
8 1 (2.22%) Ruby
8 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) Degree
2 10 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (44.44%) Oracle
2 1 (2.22%) Ab Initio
2 1 (2.22%) TIBCO