Period
to 16 February 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Virtual Team in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Team over the 6 months to 16 February 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 150 130 148
Rank change year-on-year -20 +18 +10
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 39 52 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.84% 1.06% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.00% 3.58% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 33 5
Scotland median daily rate £390 £550 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.09% +92.98% -38.38%
10th Percentile £340 £350 £204
90th Percentile £550 £623 £595
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -1.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £33.00 £47.50 £18.88
% change year-on-year -30.53% +151.66% -48.29%

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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,302 1,453 1,267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 27.92% 29.63% 34.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 714 796 730
Scotland median daily rate £405 £389 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.18% +11.07% -6.67%
10th Percentile £202 £206 £194
90th Percentile £550 £538 £513
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 49 35
Scotland median hourly rate £25.50 £20.21 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.18% -3.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £12.55 £10.70 £11.32
90th Percentile £46.63 £43.70 £52.00
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £21.50 £19.63
% change year-on-year -5.81% +9.55% -1.88%

Virtual Team
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Team in Scotland

Virtual Team
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Team in Scotland

Virtual Team
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Team in Scotland over the 6 months to 16 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Virtual Team in Scotland

Virtual Team
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Virtual Team in Scotland

Virtual Team
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 16 February 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
Glasgow -9 23 £375 -11.76% 5
Edinburgh -10 15 £500 -9.09% 2
Virtual Team
UK

For the 6 months to 16 February 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Virtual Team.

1 20 (51.28%) Finance
2 19 (48.72%) Migration
3 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (46.15%) Data Centre
4 17 (43.59%) Banking
5 14 (35.90%) Project Management
5 14 (35.90%) Virtual Team Management
6 11 (28.21%) PRINCE2
7 9 (23.08%) Java
7 9 (23.08%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 9 (23.08%) Planning and Forecasting
8 8 (20.51%) Oracle
8 8 (20.51%) Asset Management
8 8 (20.51%) Data Protection
9 7 (17.95%) Programme Management
9 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
9 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
9 7 (17.95%) PMP
9 7 (17.95%) PMI Certification
9 7 (17.95%) PRINCE
9 7 (17.95%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 6 (15.38%) HTML
10 6 (15.38%) CSS
11 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Project
11 5 (12.82%) Web Services
11 5 (12.82%) Cisco
11 5 (12.82%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
11 5 (12.82%) Test Automation
11 5 (12.82%) Change Control

Virtual Team
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (5.13%) Confluence
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) Mule
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (10.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.56%) IaaS
3 1 (2.56%) Office 365
3 1 (2.56%) PaaS
3 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) HTTP
1 2 (5.13%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco Firepower
2 1 (2.56%) DHCP
2 1 (2.56%) DNS
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Data Mining
1 4 (10.26%) RDBMS
1 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.26%) Cucumber
2 4 (10.26%) Gradle
2 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.26%) Maven
2 4 (10.26%) Selenium
2 4 (10.26%) Subversion
3 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.56%) JMeter
4 1 (2.56%) JUnit
4 1 (2.56%) Mockito
General
1 20 (51.28%) Finance
2 17 (43.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Project Manager
2 10 (25.64%) Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Infrastructure Manager
4 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 5 (12.82%) Java Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Senior Developer
6 4 (10.26%) IT Manager
6 4 (10.26%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (10.26%) Programme Manager
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Data Centre Manager
7 3 (7.69%) Data Centre Project Manager
8 2 (5.13%) Architect
8 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.56%) Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) Delivery Project Manager
9 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) Service Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) Technical Project Manager
9 1 (2.56%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) CSS
1 6 (15.38%) HTML
2 5 (12.82%) Web Services
3 4 (10.26%) Ajax
3 4 (10.26%) Akka
3 4 (10.26%) AngularJS
3 4 (10.26%) HTML5
3 4 (10.26%) J2EE
3 4 (10.26%) JSON
3 4 (10.26%) Spring
4 3 (7.69%) .NET
4 3 (7.69%) jQuery
4 3 (7.69%) REST
5 2 (5.13%) DAO
5 2 (5.13%) SOAP
6 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.56%) Apache Camel
6 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.56%) Node.js
6 1 (2.56%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 18 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.13%) Derivative
3 2 (5.13%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.56%) e-Health
4 1 (2.56%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (2.56%) LIMS
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Unix
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) Android
3 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Migration
2 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.90%) Project Management
3 14 (35.90%) Virtual Team Management
4 11 (28.21%) PRINCE2
5 9 (23.08%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 9 (23.08%) Planning and Forecasting
6 8 (20.51%) Asset Management
6 8 (20.51%) Data Protection
7 7 (17.95%) PRINCE
7 7 (17.95%) Programme Management
7 7 (17.95%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 5 (12.82%) Change Control
8 5 (12.82%) Test Automation
9 4 (10.26%) BDD
9 4 (10.26%) OO
9 4 (10.26%) Scrum
9 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (10.26%) Task Automation
9 4 (10.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) Java
2 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.26%) SQL
4 2 (5.13%) C#
4 2 (5.13%) C++
4 2 (5.13%) Python
5 1 (2.56%) Apple Swift
5 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) PMI Certification
1 7 (17.95%) PMP
2 3 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.56%) CCA
3 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) PMO
2 1 (2.56%) Basel III
2 1 (2.56%) HL7
2 1 (2.56%) IFRS
2 1 (2.56%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.56%) vSphere
2 1 (2.56%) XenApp
2 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Oracle
2 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.82%) Cisco
4 4 (10.26%) Avaya
4 4 (10.26%) Charles River
4 4 (10.26%) Sybase
4 4 (10.26%) Verint
5 2 (5.13%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (5.13%) OutSystems
5 2 (5.13%) Speakerbus
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix
6 1 (2.56%) VMware