Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 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)
England > South East
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 228 212 249
Rank change year-on-year -16 +37 +26
Contract jobs citing Virtual Team 133 179 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.90% 1.07% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.96% 3.44% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 89 46
South East median daily rate £555 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.33% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £299 £148 £203
90th Percentile £650 £578 £605
England median daily rate £538 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +13.16% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
South East median hourly rate £15.19 £48.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.68% +155.26% +15.15%
England median hourly rate £22.85 £40.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -42.89% +110.53% -18.89%

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 4,495 5,206 4,701
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.43% 31.14% 30.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,662 2,983 2,670
South East median daily rate £443 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.12% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £225 £220
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 241 245
South East median hourly rate £18.35 £26.44 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.60% +60.21% -28.26%
10th Percentile £11.78 £10.16 £11.33
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.75 £45.10
England median hourly rate £21.00 £21.90 £19.50
% change year-on-year -4.11% +12.31% -7.14%

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 21 May 2019.

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
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 21 May 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
Hampshire +1 56 £420 - 3
Thames Valley +4 39 £450 -1.10% 2
Berkshire -12 35 £500 +11.11% 1
Surrey -24 25 £610 +22.00% 2
Middlesex - 5 £610 -
East Sussex -8 4 £600 -
Kent - 4 £105 -
Buckinghamshire +25 3 £436 -16.90% 1
West Sussex -1 1 £725 +129.25%
Oxfordshire - 1 £250 -
Virtual Team
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 South East region with a requirement for Virtual Team.

1 75 (56.39%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (33.83%) Degree
3 43 (32.33%) Linux
4 36 (27.07%) BDD
5 33 (24.81%) Jenkins
6 32 (24.06%) Java
7 31 (23.31%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (23.31%) Virtual Team Management
8 30 (22.56%) Linux Command Line
8 30 (22.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 29 (21.80%) Unix
9 29 (21.80%) Git (software)
10 28 (21.05%) TDD
10 28 (21.05%) Spring
10 28 (21.05%) Shell Script
10 28 (21.05%) DevOps
11 27 (20.30%) GitHub
11 27 (20.30%) Benchmarking
11 27 (20.30%) Apache
11 27 (20.30%) Middleware
12 26 (19.55%) Project Management
12 26 (19.55%) Hadoop
12 26 (19.55%) Kafka
12 26 (19.55%) Gradle
12 26 (19.55%) Apache Avro
12 26 (19.55%) HDFS
12 26 (19.55%) RabbitMQ
12 26 (19.55%) HBase
12 26 (19.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 26 (19.55%) Hadoop YARN

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 27 (20.30%) Apache
2 9 (6.77%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.77%) Skype for Business
3 7 (5.26%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.50%) CMS
4 2 (1.50%) Confluence
4 2 (1.50%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.75%) GemFire
5 1 (0.75%) JBoss
Applications
1 21 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (6.02%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.75%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.75%) Figma
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.75%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (1.50%) SAP MDG
1 2 (1.50%) SAP MM
1 2 (1.50%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.75%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 27 (20.30%) GitHub
2 13 (9.77%) Office 365
3 5 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.26%) PaaS
5 2 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.50%) IaaS
5 2 (1.50%) SaaS
6 1 (0.75%) Apigee
6 1 (0.75%) Boomi
6 1 (0.75%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.75%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.77%) Skype
2 4 (3.01%) Cisco IPT
2 4 (3.01%) Firewall
2 4 (3.01%) PABX
2 4 (3.01%) Unified Communications
3 3 (2.26%) Network Security
3 3 (2.26%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.75%) DNS
4 1 (0.75%) DOCSIS
4 1 (0.75%) Internet
4 1 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (19.55%) Hadoop
1 26 (19.55%) HBase
1 26 (19.55%) Parquet
2 23 (17.29%) Big Data
3 2 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.50%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.75%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.75%) Power BI
4 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (24.81%) Jenkins
2 29 (21.80%) Git (software)
3 26 (19.55%) Gradle
4 16 (12.03%) JIRA
5 12 (9.02%) Visual Studio Team System
6 9 (6.77%) JMeter
6 9 (6.77%) MSTest
6 9 (6.77%) NUnit
6 9 (6.77%) Selenium
6 9 (6.77%) SpecFlow
6 9 (6.77%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.50%) LSMW
8 1 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.75%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.75%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.75%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.75%) JUnit
8 1 (0.75%) Subversion
8 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (15.79%) Finance
2 19 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.51%) Retail
4 4 (3.01%) Banking
4 4 (3.01%) Marketing
5 2 (1.50%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.50%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.50%) Publishing
6 1 (0.75%) Automotive
6 1 (0.75%) Billing
6 1 (0.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 31 (23.31%) Developer
2 22 (16.54%) Java Developer
3 21 (15.79%) Architect
4 20 (15.04%) Analyst
5 17 (12.78%) Project Manager
6 16 (12.03%) Hadoop Developer
7 13 (9.77%) Java Hadoop Developer
8 10 (7.52%) Lead Architect
9 9 (6.77%) Test Analyst
10 8 (6.02%) Big Data Developer
10 8 (6.02%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 8 (6.02%) Office 365 Architect
10 8 (6.02%) Security Analyst
11 6 (4.51%) Delivery Manager
11 6 (4.51%) Project Controller
12 5 (3.76%) Digital Project Manager
13 4 (3.01%) Agile Delivery Manager
13 4 (3.01%) Designer
13 4 (3.01%) Test Manager
13 4 (3.01%) Voice Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (21.05%) Spring
2 27 (20.30%) Middleware
3 26 (19.55%) Apache Avro
3 26 (19.55%) Kafka
3 26 (19.55%) RabbitMQ
4 24 (18.05%) JSON
5 20 (15.04%) REST
6 19 (14.29%) J2EE
7 9 (6.77%) React
8 6 (4.51%) .NET
9 5 (3.76%) RESTful
10 3 (2.26%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.26%) Regular Expression
11 2 (1.50%) ADO
11 2 (1.50%) ASP.NET
11 2 (1.50%) Django
11 2 (1.50%) HTML
12 1 (0.75%) CSS
12 1 (0.75%) Web Services
12 1 (0.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (22.56%) Linux Command Line
2 18 (13.53%) Data Centre
3 13 (9.77%) Public Cloud
4 8 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.76%) PMI
6 4 (3.01%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.01%) User Experience
7 3 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.26%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.50%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.50%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.50%) Life Science
8 2 (1.50%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.75%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.75%) Equities
9 1 (0.75%) PKI
9 1 (0.75%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.75%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.75%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 43 (32.33%) Linux
2 29 (21.80%) Unix
3 17 (12.78%) Windows
4 8 (6.02%) Solaris
5 4 (3.01%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.75%) CentOS
6 1 (0.75%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (56.39%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (27.07%) BDD
3 31 (23.31%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (23.31%) Virtual Team Management
4 30 (22.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (21.05%) DevOps
5 28 (21.05%) TDD
6 27 (20.30%) Benchmarking
7 26 (19.55%) Project Management
8 21 (15.79%) Unit Testing
9 20 (15.04%) System Testing
10 19 (14.29%) Migration
11 18 (13.53%) Scrum
11 18 (13.53%) Test Automation
12 16 (12.03%) Computer Science
13 15 (11.28%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (10.53%) PRINCE2
15 13 (9.77%) Acceptance Criteria
15 13 (9.77%) Cybersecurity
16 11 (8.27%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 32 (24.06%) Java
2 28 (21.05%) Shell Script
3 13 (9.77%) JavaScript
4 11 (8.27%) C#
5 6 (4.51%) SQL
6 2 (1.50%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.50%) Python
7 1 (0.75%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 45 (33.83%) Degree
2 16 (12.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (7.52%) PMI Certification
4 8 (6.02%) PMP
5 4 (3.01%) ISTQB
5 4 (3.01%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.01%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.26%) CISM
6 3 (2.26%) CISSP
6 3 (2.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.50%) CBAP
7 2 (1.50%) ISEB
7 2 (1.50%) MBA
7 2 (1.50%) MCSA
7 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.75%) CCIE
8 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.75%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.75%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.77%) QA
2 8 (6.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (6.02%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.26%) SLA
4 1 (0.75%) PMO
System Software
1 26 (19.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 26 (19.55%) HDFS
2 4 (3.01%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (19.55%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (2.26%) ArcSight ESM
3 2 (1.50%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.50%) Terraform
4 1 (0.75%) Ansible
4 1 (0.75%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 21 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.51%) Oracle
3 5 (3.76%) Cisco
3 5 (3.76%) HP
4 4 (3.01%) Xerox
5 3 (2.26%) Apple
5 3 (2.26%) ArcSight
5 3 (2.26%) Canon
6 2 (1.50%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.50%) SAP
7 1 (0.75%) Adobe
7 1 (0.75%) Apiary
7 1 (0.75%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.75%) Informatica
7 1 (0.75%) Intel
7 1 (0.75%) NetIQ
7 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.75%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.75%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.75%) WSO2