Period
to 25 June 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Virtual Team in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Team over the 6 months to 25 June 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)
England > South East
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 242 290
Rank change year-on-year +38 +48 -53
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 176 112 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.06% 0.72% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.32% 2.32% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 52 58
South East median daily rate £450 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £105 £194 £288
90th Percentile £651 £600 £538
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
South East median hourly rate £42.25 £29.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.69% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +20.69% +52.63% -11.63%

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 South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5,305 4,828 5,751
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.93% 31.17% 31.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,044 2,742 3,463
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £238 £218 £238
90th Percentile £579 £550 £544
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 251 297
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -39.66% +68.41%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.75 £11.73
90th Percentile £56.25 £46.00 £54.25
England median hourly rate £23.25 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +16.25% -4.76% +16.67%

Virtual Team
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Team in the South East

Virtual Team
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Team in the South East

Virtual Team
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Team in the South East over the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Virtual Team in the South East

Virtual Team
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Virtual Team in the South East

Virtual Team
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Team in the South East over the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Virtual Team in the South East

Virtual Team
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 25 June 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
Surrey +26 71 £475 -7.32% 5
Thames Valley +7 49 £475 +52.00% 30
Berkshire +4 39 £450 +50.00% 28
Hampshire -4 39 £435 +5.45% 1
West Sussex +13 12 £316 +1.20% 2
Buckinghamshire +9 8 £525 +33.33% 1
Oxfordshire -5 2 £581 +152.72% 1
East Sussex - 2 £600 - 1
Virtual Team
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 South East region with a requirement for Virtual Team.

1 72 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (28.41%) Scrum
3 49 (27.84%) Linux
4 40 (22.73%) Java
4 40 (22.73%) Degree
5 38 (21.59%) Unix
5 38 (21.59%) Virtual Team Management
6 37 (21.02%) Jenkins
6 37 (21.02%) Apache
7 36 (20.45%) Finance
8 35 (19.89%) Spring
8 35 (19.89%) Kafka
9 34 (19.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 34 (19.32%) HDFS
9 34 (19.32%) Analytical Skills
9 34 (19.32%) Project Management
10 33 (18.75%) Shell Script
10 33 (18.75%) JSON
10 33 (18.75%) TDD
10 33 (18.75%) Linux Command Line
10 33 (18.75%) HBase
10 33 (18.75%) RabbitMQ
10 33 (18.75%) GitHub
11 32 (18.18%) Middleware
12 28 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
13 27 (15.34%) Benchmarking
13 27 (15.34%) Git (software)
14 26 (14.77%) Hadoop
14 26 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
15 25 (14.20%) Gradle

Virtual Team
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 37 (21.02%) Apache
2 23 (13.07%) Cloud Foundry
3 14 (7.95%) Apache Spark
4 12 (6.82%) JBoss
5 11 (6.25%) GemFire
6 2 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.14%) NetWeaver
6 2 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.14%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.57%) CMS
7 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.57%) MTS
7 1 (0.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (10.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (9.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 16 (9.09%) MS Visio
4 15 (8.52%) Photoshop
5 12 (6.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 12 (6.82%) Adobe Illustrator
5 12 (6.82%) InDesign
6 7 (3.98%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (1.70%) UXPin
9 1 (0.57%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (3.41%) NetSuite
2 2 (1.14%) Eloqua
2 2 (1.14%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.57%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.57%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 33 (18.75%) GitHub
2 20 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (6.25%) PaaS
4 8 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.14%) Office 365
6 1 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.57%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.98%) SNMP
2 5 (2.84%) Firewall
2 5 (2.84%) PuTTY
3 4 (2.27%) DHCP
3 4 (2.27%) DNS
3 4 (2.27%) WAN
4 2 (1.14%) DOCSIS
4 2 (1.14%) HTTP
4 2 (1.14%) LAN
4 2 (1.14%) VLAN
5 1 (0.57%) BGP
5 1 (0.57%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.57%) MPLS
5 1 (0.57%) OSPF
5 1 (0.57%) Skype
5 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.57%) VPN
5 1 (0.57%) Wireless
5 1 (0.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (18.75%) HBase
2 26 (14.77%) Hadoop
3 22 (12.50%) Big Data
3 22 (12.50%) Parquet
4 16 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 11 (6.25%) Apache Hive
6 8 (4.55%) CouchDB
6 8 (4.55%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.84%) MySQL
7 5 (2.84%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.14%) QlikView
8 2 (1.14%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.14%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.57%) OLTP
9 1 (0.57%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 37 (21.02%) Jenkins
2 27 (15.34%) Git (software)
3 25 (14.20%) Gradle
4 13 (7.39%) IntelliJ
4 13 (7.39%) JUnit
5 11 (6.25%) Eclipse
6 10 (5.68%) Cucumber
6 10 (5.68%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.70%) Axure RP
9 2 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.14%) CMake
9 2 (1.14%) Hudson
9 2 (1.14%) JIRA
9 2 (1.14%) Maven
9 2 (1.14%) Mockito
9 2 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.14%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.57%) git-flow
10 1 (0.57%) Subversion
General
1 36 (20.45%) Finance
2 22 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 17 (9.66%) Marketing
4 12 (6.82%) Publishing
5 4 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.27%) Retail
6 3 (1.70%) Military
7 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.57%) Automotive
8 1 (0.57%) Billing
8 1 (0.57%) Electronics
8 1 (0.57%) German Language
8 1 (0.57%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.57%) Legal
8 1 (0.57%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 49 (27.84%) Developer
2 18 (10.23%) Big Data Developer
2 18 (10.23%) Designer
2 18 (10.23%) Java Developer
3 15 (8.52%) Project Manager
4 14 (7.95%) Architect
5 12 (6.82%) Analyst
5 12 (6.82%) Graphic Designer
6 9 (5.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 9 (5.11%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (4.55%) Hadoop Developer
7 8 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
7 8 (4.55%) Java Engineer
7 8 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 8 (4.55%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 8 (4.55%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 8 (4.55%) Service Manager
7 8 (4.55%) Test Manager
8 7 (3.98%) Migration Manager
9 6 (3.41%) Data Migration Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (19.89%) Kafka
1 35 (19.89%) Spring
2 33 (18.75%) JSON
2 33 (18.75%) RabbitMQ
3 32 (18.18%) Middleware
4 24 (13.64%) REST
5 22 (12.50%) Apache Avro
5 22 (12.50%) HTML
6 21 (11.93%) HTML5
6 21 (11.93%) RESTful
7 12 (6.82%) AngularJS
7 12 (6.82%) Drools
8 10 (5.68%) .NET
8 10 (5.68%) CSS
8 10 (5.68%) Gherkin
8 10 (5.68%) React
8 10 (5.68%) Sass
8 10 (5.68%) Spring Cloud
9 9 (5.11%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (5.11%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 34 (19.32%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (18.75%) Linux Command Line
3 12 (6.82%) Graphic Design
3 12 (6.82%) Social Media
4 9 (5.11%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.98%) Data Centre
6 7 (3.98%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.98%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (3.41%) User Experience
8 4 (2.27%) PMI
9 3 (1.70%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.70%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.14%) Life Science
10 2 (1.14%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.57%) Fintech
11 1 (0.57%) HP Storage
11 1 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 49 (27.84%) Linux
2 38 (21.59%) Unix
3 20 (11.36%) Windows
4 13 (7.39%) Android
4 13 (7.39%) Apple iOS
5 10 (5.68%) Windows 10
6 5 (2.84%) Solaris
7 3 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.14%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (28.41%) Scrum
3 38 (21.59%) Virtual Team Management
4 34 (19.32%) Project Management
5 33 (18.75%) TDD
6 28 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (15.34%) Benchmarking
8 26 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (12.50%) Microservices
10 20 (11.36%) ITIL
11 18 (10.23%) Problem-Solving
11 18 (10.23%) Validation
12 17 (9.66%) Service Management
13 16 (9.09%) BDD
13 16 (9.09%) Software Engineering
14 15 (8.52%) Migration
14 15 (8.52%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 13 (7.39%) Digital Marketing
15 13 (7.39%) Release Management
16 12 (6.82%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 40 (22.73%) Java
2 33 (18.75%) Shell Script
3 14 (7.95%) C#
4 11 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 11 (6.25%) SQL
5 9 (5.11%) TypeScript
6 8 (4.55%) ES6
7 6 (3.41%) Perl
8 5 (2.84%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.27%) Python
10 3 (1.70%) Java 8
11 2 (1.14%) ABAP
11 2 (1.14%) C++
11 2 (1.14%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (22.73%) Degree
2 7 (3.98%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (3.98%) PMI Certification
2 7 (3.98%) PMP
3 6 (3.41%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.70%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.14%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.14%) ISEB
5 2 (1.14%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.14%) OCA
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.57%) APMG
6 1 (0.57%) CITP
6 1 (0.57%) MAPM
6 1 (0.57%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.57%) MBA
6 1 (0.57%) PgMP
6 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.50%) QA
2 18 (10.23%) SLA
3 5 (2.84%) PMO
4 3 (1.70%) GDPR
5 2 (1.14%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (1.14%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (19.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 34 (19.32%) HDFS
2 10 (5.68%) Docker
3 7 (3.98%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.27%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.70%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (12.50%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (1.70%) Ansible
3 2 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.14%) Puppet
3 2 (1.14%) SCCM
4 1 (0.57%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.57%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.57%) SCOM
4 1 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 17 (9.66%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.82%) Adobe
2 12 (6.82%) Facebook
2 12 (6.82%) Twitter
3 11 (6.25%) SAP
4 10 (5.68%) Oracle
5 9 (5.11%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (3.41%) MuleSoft
7 4 (2.27%) EMC
7 4 (2.27%) Progress
7 4 (2.27%) VMware
7 4 (2.27%) Xerox
8 3 (1.70%) Cisco
8 3 (1.70%) ComArch
8 3 (1.70%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.14%) Ariba
9 2 (1.14%) Google
9 2 (1.14%) HP
9 2 (1.14%) NetApp
9 2 (1.14%) Sun