Period
to 17 January 2022

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Greenfield Project in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Greenfield Project over the 6 months to 17 January 2022 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.

Greenfield Project
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 144 112 83
Rank change year-on-year -32 -29 -9
Contract jobs citing Greenfield Project 1,292 721 1,866
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.87% 2.18% 2.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.02% 6.80% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,086 577 1,559
10th Percentile £413 £350 £363
25th Percentile £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
75th Percentile £688 £638 £625
90th Percentile £750 £750 £700
UK median daily rate £575 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +9.52% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 11
10th Percentile " " £42.75
25th Percentile £10.50 £9.75 £44.50
Median hourly rate £11.00 £16.50 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year -33.33% -65.26% +22.58%
75th Percentile £11.50 £43.75 £49.38
90th Percentile " " £52.50
UK median hourly rate £11.00 £16.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year -33.33% -65.26% +15.85%

Greenfield Project 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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 21,466 10,600 19,074
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.13% 31.99% 28.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,352 7,218 12,662
10th Percentile £300 £258 £260
25th Percentile £419 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +13.16% - -
75th Percentile £650 £600 £588
90th Percentile £750 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £470
% change year-on-year +10.53% +1.06% -1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 595 413 748
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
25th Percentile £15.62 £17.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate £25.00 £26.27 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -4.83% +28.15% +1.28%
75th Percentile £49.50 £46.00 £45.00
90th Percentile £65.30 £58.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £26.14 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +0.52% +23.81% +5.00%

Greenfield Project
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Greenfield Project as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Greenfield Project in England

Greenfield Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Greenfield Project in England.

Daily rate trend for Greenfield Project in England

Greenfield Project
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Greenfield Project in England over the 6 months to 17 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Greenfield Project in England

Greenfield Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Greenfield Project in England.

Hourly rate trend for Greenfield Project in England

Greenfield Project
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Greenfield Project within the England region over the 6 months to 17 January 2022. 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
London -29 929 £600 +11.63% 359
North of England -8 100 £475 +8.57% 84
South West 0 65 £475 +15.15% 35
South East -45 61 £525 +16.67% 68
Yorkshire -4 52 £475 +8.57% 25
Midlands -48 40 £463 +32.14% 48
North West -24 37 £525 +23.53% 52
East Midlands -22 25 £450 +32.35% 11
West Midlands -55 15 £525 +40.00% 37
East of England -46 13 £513 +7.89% 29
North East +6 11 £500 -2.44% 7
Greenfield Project
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Greenfield Project 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 England region with a requirement for Greenfield Project.

1 443 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 337 (26.08%) Azure
3 301 (23.30%) Microservices
4 280 (21.67%) .NET
5 262 (20.28%) AWS
6 249 (19.27%) JavaScript
7 243 (18.81%) DevOps
8 237 (18.34%) Finance
9 233 (18.03%) C#
10 231 (17.88%) Kubernetes
11 221 (17.11%) React
12 220 (17.03%) Docker
13 217 (16.80%) Java
14 214 (16.56%) TDD
15 169 (13.08%) Fintech
16 155 (12.00%) Software Engineering
17 154 (11.92%) .NET Core
18 152 (11.76%) TypeScript
19 145 (11.22%) Python
20 136 (10.53%) Social Skills
21 131 (10.14%) SQL
22 125 (9.67%) Scrum
23 119 (9.21%) AngularJS
24 104 (8.05%) CSS
25 103 (7.97%) BDD
26 102 (7.89%) Terraform
26 102 (7.89%) HTML
27 93 (7.20%) Migration
27 93 (7.20%) Git (software)
27 93 (7.20%) Analytics

Greenfield Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 22 (1.70%) Apache Spark
2 18 (1.39%) IIS
3 12 (0.93%) CMS
4 10 (0.77%) SharePoint
5 9 (0.70%) Apache
6 8 (0.62%) Confluence
7 7 (0.54%) Jupyter
7 7 (0.54%) MS Exchange
8 6 (0.46%) Ethereum
9 5 (0.39%) Apache Airflow
9 5 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.39%) Headless CMS
10 4 (0.31%) Anypoint
10 4 (0.31%) Mule
10 4 (0.31%) NServiceBus
10 4 (0.31%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.31%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.23%) Apache ServiceMix
11 3 (0.23%) nginx
11 3 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (0.46%) Sketch
2 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.23%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.15%) Zeplin
5 1 (0.077%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.077%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.077%) InVision
5 1 (0.077%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.077%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (1.39%) SAP S/4HANA
2 13 (1.01%) NetSuite
3 5 (0.39%) SAP SD
4 3 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.15%) Cloudability
5 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.15%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.15%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.15%) Shopify
6 1 (0.077%) iTrent
6 1 (0.077%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.077%) Oracle Utilities
6 1 (0.077%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.077%) SAP BRIM
6 1 (0.077%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.077%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.077%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.077%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 337 (26.08%) Azure
2 262 (20.28%) AWS
3 87 (6.73%) Serverless
4 64 (4.95%) GCP
5 60 (4.64%) Azure Service Bus
6 55 (4.26%) PaaS
7 40 (3.10%) AWS Lambda
7 40 (3.10%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 32 (2.48%) IaaS
9 31 (2.40%) GitHub
10 30 (2.32%) Azure Active Directory
10 30 (2.32%) SaaS
11 26 (2.01%) Power Platform
12 25 (1.93%) Azure Logic Apps
13 23 (1.78%) AWS CloudFormation
14 16 (1.24%) Amazon S3
14 16 (1.24%) npm
14 16 (1.24%) NuGet
15 13 (1.01%) Azure Data Factory
15 13 (1.01%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.24%) Internet
2 15 (1.16%) HTTP
3 11 (0.85%) VPN
4 8 (0.62%) SSL
5 6 (0.46%) BGP
5 6 (0.46%) Network Security
5 6 (0.46%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.39%) Firewall
7 4 (0.31%) IPsec
7 4 (0.31%) MQTT
7 4 (0.31%) OSPF
7 4 (0.31%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (0.31%) Skype
7 4 (0.31%) WAN
7 4 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.23%) AMQP
8 3 (0.23%) NetScaler
8 3 (0.23%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (0.15%) BIG-IP
9 2 (0.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (5.65%) SQL Server
2 41 (3.17%) NoSQL
3 35 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
4 32 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
5 26 (2.01%) Azure SQL Database
5 26 (2.01%) Redis
6 22 (1.70%) MongoDB
7 21 (1.63%) Big Data
7 21 (1.63%) Power BI
8 14 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 12 (0.93%) Blockchain
9 12 (0.93%) Relational Database
10 10 (0.77%) Data Lake
10 10 (0.77%) Hazelcast
11 9 (0.70%) Amazon Redshift
11 9 (0.70%) Couchbase
11 9 (0.70%) MySQL
12 8 (0.62%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 8 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (0.54%) HBase
Development Applications
1 93 (7.20%) Git (software)
2 67 (5.19%) Jenkins
3 51 (3.95%) Cucumber
4 27 (2.09%) JIRA
4 27 (2.09%) Selenium
5 23 (1.78%) TeamCity
5 23 (1.78%) webpack
6 17 (1.32%) SonarQube
7 15 (1.16%) Robot Framework
7 15 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
8 14 (1.08%) GitLab
8 14 (1.08%) NUnit
9 13 (1.01%) CircleCI
9 13 (1.01%) Cypress.io
9 13 (1.01%) Moq
10 11 (0.85%) Maven
10 11 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
10 11 (0.85%) Postman
11 10 (0.77%) JUnit
12 8 (0.62%) GoCD
General
1 237 (18.34%) Finance
2 136 (10.53%) Social Skills
3 89 (6.89%) Banking
4 85 (6.58%) Front Office
5 59 (4.57%) Retail
6 49 (3.79%) Public Sector
7 35 (2.71%) Analytical Skills
8 32 (2.48%) Investment Banking
9 31 (2.40%) Games
10 25 (1.93%) Marketing
11 20 (1.55%) Back Office
12 19 (1.47%) Law
13 14 (1.08%) Manufacturing
14 12 (0.93%) Billing
15 11 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.54%) Telecoms
17 5 (0.39%) Presentation Skills
18 4 (0.31%) Documentation Skills
18 4 (0.31%) Inclusion and Diversity
18 4 (0.31%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 545 (42.18%) Developer
2 132 (10.22%) Architect
3 111 (8.59%) .NET Developer
4 100 (7.74%) Senior Developer
5 95 (7.35%) Java Developer
6 69 (5.34%) Software Engineer
7 68 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
8 65 (5.03%) React Developer
9 64 (4.95%) C# Developer
10 62 (4.80%) AWS Engineer
11 57 (4.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 46 (3.56%) AWS Developer
13 45 (3.48%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 43 (3.33%) .NET Software Engineer
15 40 (3.10%) Consultant
16 39 (3.02%) C# .NET Developer
17 37 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
18 35 (2.71%) Analyst
18 35 (2.71%) Designer
18 35 (2.71%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (21.67%) .NET
2 221 (17.11%) React
3 154 (11.92%) .NET Core
4 119 (9.21%) AngularJS
5 104 (8.05%) CSS
6 102 (7.89%) HTML
7 89 (6.89%) Node.js
8 85 (6.58%) ASP.NET
9 79 (6.11%) Kafka
10 66 (5.11%) Spring
11 65 (5.03%) ASP.NET Web API
12 64 (4.95%) .NET Framework
13 61 (4.72%) REST
14 57 (4.41%) RESTful
15 55 (4.26%) Spring Boot
16 53 (4.10%) Vue.js
17 44 (3.41%) HTML5
18 43 (3.33%) Redux
19 41 (3.17%) ASP.NET Core
20 32 (2.48%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 79 (6.11%) User Experience
2 61 (4.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 52 (4.02%) Fixed Income
4 39 (3.02%) Derivative
5 34 (2.63%) Equities
6 32 (2.48%) Cloud Native
7 31 (2.40%) Hedge funds
8 29 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
9 24 (1.86%) Mobile App
10 17 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
11 15 (1.16%) Legacy Code
12 14 (1.08%) Public Cloud
13 12 (0.93%) Data Centre
14 11 (0.85%) Legacy Systems
15 10 (0.77%) Algorithms
15 10 (0.77%) Data Structures
16 8 (0.62%) PKI
17 7 (0.54%) Media Streaming
17 7 (0.54%) Video\Live Streaming
18 6 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (3.48%) Windows
2 28 (2.17%) Linux
3 26 (2.01%) Apple iOS
4 22 (1.70%) Android
5 21 (1.63%) Unix
6 15 (1.16%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.46%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 443 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 301 (23.30%) Microservices
3 243 (18.81%) DevOps
4 214 (16.56%) TDD
5 169 (13.08%) Fintech
6 155 (12.00%) Software Engineering
7 125 (9.67%) Scrum
8 103 (7.97%) BDD
9 93 (7.20%) Analytics
9 93 (7.20%) Migration
10 92 (7.12%) Full Stack Development
11 77 (5.96%) E-Commerce
11 77 (5.96%) Test Automation
12 74 (5.73%) Front End Development
13 65 (5.03%) Event-Driven
14 53 (4.10%) Problem-Solving
15 52 (4.02%) SDLC
16 49 (3.79%) Event-Driven Architecture
17 47 (3.64%) OO
17 47 (3.64%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 249 (19.27%) JavaScript
2 233 (18.03%) C#
3 217 (16.80%) Java
4 152 (11.76%) TypeScript
5 145 (11.22%) Python
6 131 (10.14%) SQL
7 54 (4.18%) Kotlin
8 42 (3.25%) Scala
9 35 (2.71%) Java 8
10 28 (2.17%) Ruby
11 22 (1.70%) Java 11
12 21 (1.63%) ES6
13 14 (1.08%) Go
13 14 (1.08%) PowerShell
14 12 (0.93%) C++
15 11 (0.85%) PHP
16 10 (0.77%) Apex Code
17 7 (0.54%) Bash
18 6 (0.46%) Objective-C
18 6 (0.46%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 47 (3.64%) Security Cleared
2 36 (2.79%) SC Cleared
3 21 (1.63%) Degree
4 11 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (0.70%) CCNP
6 8 (0.62%) AWS Certification
6 8 (0.62%) CCNA
7 5 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.31%) CISSP
9 3 (0.23%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.15%) CGEIT
10 2 (0.15%) CISA
10 2 (0.15%) CISM
10 2 (0.15%) PhD
10 2 (0.15%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.15%) PMP
10 2 (0.15%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.077%) ISEB
11 1 (0.077%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.56%) QA
2 11 (0.85%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.39%) GDPR
3 5 (0.39%) PMO
4 4 (0.31%) GMP
5 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.23%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.15%) NIST
7 1 (0.077%) Accessibility
7 1 (0.077%) GRC
7 1 (0.077%) IFRS
7 1 (0.077%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 220 (17.03%) Docker
2 35 (2.71%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.31%) HDFS
6 3 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 231 (17.88%) Kubernetes
2 102 (7.89%) Terraform
3 51 (3.95%) Ansible
4 26 (2.01%) Puppet
5 12 (0.93%) Netcool
5 12 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (0.70%) Istio
7 5 (0.39%) Grafana
7 5 (0.39%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 5 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.31%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 4 (0.31%) Oozie
8 4 (0.31%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.23%) SCCM
10 2 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.15%) MIIS
10 2 (0.15%) Packer
10 2 (0.15%) vRealize
10 2 (0.15%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 76 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 49 (3.79%) Salesforce.com
3 47 (3.64%) SAP
4 36 (2.79%) Oracle
5 21 (1.63%) Google
6 20 (1.55%) Cisco
7 14 (1.08%) Databricks
7 14 (1.08%) Splunk
8 12 (0.93%) AppDynamics
8 12 (0.93%) MuleSoft
8 12 (0.93%) New Relic
8 12 (0.93%) VMware
9 11 (0.85%) TIBCO
10 10 (0.77%) Informatica
10 10 (0.77%) ServiceNow
11 7 (0.54%) IBM
12 6 (0.46%) Siebel
13 4 (0.31%) Netezza
13 4 (0.31%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.31%) webMethods