Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 2018 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 34 39
Rank change year-on-year -8 +5 -17
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 6 45 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.52% 7.77% 1.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.80% 14.15% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 45 2
Northern Ireland median daily rate £415 £430 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.49% +27.41% +3.85%
10th Percentile £321 £406 £276
90th Percentile £460 £478 £389
UK median daily rate £475 £480 £450
% change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -1.60%

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 158 318 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 40.10% 54.92% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 266 60
Northern Ireland median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £266 £311 £238
90th Percentile £488 £538 £523
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 10
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £39.50 £22.50 £13.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.56% +65.14% +0.93%
10th Percentile £9.06 £15.55 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.10 £33.05 £17.68
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £20.66 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.98% +3.28% +5.10%

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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 2018. 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 +3 6 £415 -3.49% 3
Virtual Team
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Virtual Team.

1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) C
2 4 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Low Latency
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Java EE
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (16.67%) Backbone.js
4 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

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 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C++ Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Regulatory Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Ajax
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (16.67%) Backbone.js
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) EJB
1 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) Java EE
1 1 (16.67%) JSP
1 1 (16.67%) React
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
1 1 (16.67%) Servlets
1 1 (16.67%) Struts
1 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Low Latency
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Concurrent Programming
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (16.67%) RAD
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C
1 4 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle