Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 42 30
Rank change year-on-year -1 -12 +6
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 20 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 4.08% 2.53% 1.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.30% 6.13% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 2
Northern Ireland median daily rate £445 £404 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.22% +19.63% -
10th Percentile £406 £376 £314
90th Percentile £475 £437 £371
UK median daily rate £478 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +6.11% - +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £18.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year +113.33% -48.63% -30.48%

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 241 163 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 49.18% 41.27% 36.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 130 38
Northern Ireland median daily rate £440 £397 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.97% +32.17% +15.38%
10th Percentile £310 £263 £180
90th Percentile £550 £588 £454
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £24.75 £11.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +115.22% -14.81% -7.60%
10th Percentile £15.93 £10.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £36.75 £13.50 £14.25
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%

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
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 24 February 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 18 £445 +13.23%
Virtual Team
UK

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (55.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) Unix
2 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (50.00%) Degree
2 10 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 10 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 9 (45.00%) Backbone.js
3 9 (45.00%) Data Analytics
3 9 (45.00%) Market Making
3 9 (45.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (45.00%) Analytics
3 9 (45.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 9 (45.00%) Low Latency
3 9 (45.00%) FIX Protocol
3 9 (45.00%) DB2 UDB
3 9 (45.00%) Multithreading
3 9 (45.00%) Electronic Trading
3 9 (45.00%) Front Office
3 9 (45.00%) Banking
3 9 (45.00%) OOP
3 9 (45.00%) OOA/OOD
3 9 (45.00%) DB2
3 9 (45.00%) RDBMS
3 9 (45.00%) Oracle
3 9 (45.00%) C++
4 8 (40.00%) Investment Banking
4 8 (40.00%) TDD

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (45.00%) DB2
2 9 (45.00%) DB2 UDB
2 9 (45.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (45.00%) Banking
2 9 (45.00%) Front Office
3 8 (40.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 18 (90.00%) Senior Developer
3 10 (50.00%) Java Developer
4 9 (45.00%) C++ Developer
4 9 (45.00%) Senior C++ Developer
4 9 (45.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (40.00%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Front Office C++ Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 9 (45.00%) Backbone.js
2 9 (45.00%) FIX Protocol
2 9 (45.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 7 (35.00%) CSS
3 7 (35.00%) Hibernate
3 7 (35.00%) Spring
4 1 (5.00%) .NET
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) HTML5
4 1 (5.00%) JSON
4 1 (5.00%) REST
4 1 (5.00%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (5.00%) WebSockets
4 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
1 10 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Analytics
2 9 (45.00%) Data Analytics
2 9 (45.00%) Electronic Trading
2 9 (45.00%) Low Latency
2 9 (45.00%) Market Making
2 9 (45.00%) Multithreading
2 9 (45.00%) OOA/OOD
2 9 (45.00%) OOP
3 8 (40.00%) TDD
4 7 (35.00%) MVC
5 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.00%) Functional Programming
6 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
6 1 (5.00%) Microservices
6 1 (5.00%) OO
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (45.00%) C++
4 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Degree
2 9 (45.00%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) TIBCO