Period
to 23 July 2021

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 23 July 2021 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
23 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 144 98 79
Rank change year-on-year -46 -19 +6
Contract jobs citing Greenfield Project 1,049 812 2,514
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.85% 2.41% 3.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.04% 7.79% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 864 673 2,099
10th Percentile £363 £363 £375
25th Percentile £463 £425 £444
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £675 £638 £625
90th Percentile £750 £725 £700
UK median daily rate £550 £538 £525
% change year-on-year +2.33% +2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 8
Median hourly rate £34.00 £10.50 £44.75
Median % change year-on-year +223.81% -76.54% -
UK median hourly rate £34.00 £15.25 £44.50
% change year-on-year +122.95% -65.73% -

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 17,359 10,429 24,739
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.67% 31.00% 29.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,856 7,039 16,444
10th Percentile £303 £270 £288
25th Percentile £406 £399 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £510 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £625 £613 £588
90th Percentile £713 £725 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 627 357 823
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.42 £11.85
25th Percentile £15.21 £16.25 £14.04
Median hourly rate £24.27 £25.56 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -5.05% +24.68% -14.58%
75th Percentile £47.50 £47.25 £46.20
90th Percentile £60.70 £54.25 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £24.04 £25.06 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.07% +25.30% -13.04%

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 23 July 2021.

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 23 July 2021. 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 -28 750 £575 - 321
North of England -2 81 £425 +6.25% 151
Midlands -25 54 £350 -8.79% 59
South East -47 50 £500 +5.26% 77
North West -11 40 £413 -4.51% 89
Yorkshire -2 38 £429 +12.16% 45
South West +8 34 £500 - 35
West Midlands -42 29 £350 -15.15% 45
East Midlands -4 25 £425 +13.33% 14
East of England -49 8 £425 -22.73% 19
North East -4 3 £463 +19.35% 17
Greenfield Project
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 2021, 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.

1 352 (33.56%) Agile Software Development
2 262 (24.98%) Azure
3 244 (23.26%) JavaScript
4 228 (21.73%) .NET
5 225 (21.45%) Java
6 215 (20.50%) C#
7 213 (20.31%) TDD
8 204 (19.45%) React
9 182 (17.35%) DevOps
10 175 (16.68%) Finance
11 168 (16.02%) Microservices
12 159 (15.16%) AngularJS
13 153 (14.59%) Social Skills
14 146 (13.92%) TypeScript
15 141 (13.44%) Kubernetes
16 140 (13.35%) Docker
17 133 (12.68%) AWS
18 124 (11.82%) HTML
19 122 (11.63%) CSS
20 121 (11.53%) .NET Core
21 116 (11.06%) SQL
22 109 (10.39%) Software Engineering
23 105 (10.01%) Banking
24 100 (9.53%) Fintech
25 99 (9.44%) Python
26 98 (9.34%) Microsoft
26 98 (9.34%) Analytics
27 94 (8.96%) Front Office
28 86 (8.20%) GraphQL
29 85 (8.10%) Front End Development

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 38 (3.62%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.24%) Apache Spark
3 12 (1.14%) CMS
4 10 (0.95%) nginx
5 8 (0.76%) Confluence
5 8 (0.76%) MS Exchange
5 8 (0.76%) SAS
6 7 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (0.57%) Apache
7 6 (0.57%) Skype for Business
8 5 (0.48%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.38%) Jupyter
9 4 (0.38%) Kentico
10 3 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.29%) Drupal
10 3 (0.29%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.48%) Sketch
3 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.19%) InVision
4 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.095%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.095%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.095%) Figma
5 1 (0.095%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.095%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (0.38%) Magento
3 3 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.29%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.19%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.095%) Cloudability
5 1 (0.095%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.095%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.095%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.095%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.095%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.095%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 262 (24.98%) Azure
2 133 (12.68%) AWS
3 65 (6.20%) Serverless
4 45 (4.29%) GCP
5 39 (3.72%) Power Platform
6 35 (3.34%) Azure Active Directory
7 34 (3.24%) AWS Lambda
8 30 (2.86%) Azure Service Bus
9 23 (2.19%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 20 (1.91%) PaaS
11 18 (1.72%) SaaS
12 17 (1.62%) npm
12 17 (1.62%) Yarn
13 15 (1.43%) Azure Functions
14 14 (1.33%) GitHub
15 13 (1.24%) Datadog
16 11 (1.05%) Azure Data Factory
16 11 (1.05%) Azure Service Fabric
17 10 (0.95%) Microsoft 365
17 10 (0.95%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.72%) WAN
2 17 (1.62%) AMQP
3 16 (1.53%) LAN
4 14 (1.33%) VoIP
5 12 (1.14%) PBX
5 12 (1.14%) RTP
6 6 (0.57%) HTTP
6 6 (0.57%) Skype
7 5 (0.48%) DNS
8 4 (0.38%) Internet
8 4 (0.38%) VSAN
8 4 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.29%) Firewall
9 3 (0.29%) Network Security
9 3 (0.29%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (0.29%) SSL
10 2 (0.19%) MQTT
10 2 (0.19%) SAN
10 2 (0.19%) VPN
11 1 (0.095%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (6.96%) SQL Server
2 35 (3.34%) Power BI
3 30 (2.86%) MongoDB
4 24 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (2.19%) Big Data
6 22 (2.10%) NoSQL
7 21 (2.00%) Data Lake
8 17 (1.62%) Azure SQL Database
9 13 (1.24%) MySQL
10 10 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 9 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (0.76%) Relational Database
13 7 (0.67%) MariaDB
13 7 (0.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 7 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (0.57%) Amazon Redshift
14 6 (0.57%) Blockchain
14 6 (0.57%) Flink
15 5 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
15 5 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 59 (5.62%) Git (software)
2 44 (4.19%) Jenkins
3 41 (3.91%) JIRA
4 25 (2.38%) CircleCI
4 25 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
5 23 (2.19%) webpack
6 18 (1.72%) Mocha
7 13 (1.24%) Cypress.io
7 13 (1.24%) Jasmine
8 12 (1.14%) LoadRunner
9 11 (1.05%) JUnit
10 9 (0.86%) Bitbucket
10 9 (0.86%) Cucumber
10 9 (0.86%) TeamCity
11 8 (0.76%) Visual Studio
11 8 (0.76%) Xcode
12 6 (0.57%) Storybook
13 5 (0.48%) CocoaPods
13 5 (0.48%) Selenium
13 5 (0.48%) SonarQube
General
1 175 (16.68%) Finance
2 153 (14.59%) Social Skills
3 105 (10.01%) Banking
4 94 (8.96%) Front Office
5 52 (4.96%) Retail
6 50 (4.77%) Investment Banking
7 39 (3.72%) Public Sector
8 31 (2.96%) Games
9 26 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (1.72%) Back Office
10 18 (1.72%) Telecoms
11 9 (0.86%) Presentation Skills
12 7 (0.67%) Automotive
13 6 (0.57%) Law
13 6 (0.57%) Legal
13 6 (0.57%) Marketing
14 3 (0.29%) Documentation Skills
14 3 (0.29%) Publishing
15 2 (0.19%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.19%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 576 (54.91%) Developer
2 129 (12.30%) Java Developer
3 118 (11.25%) .NET Developer
4 98 (9.34%) Senior Developer
5 67 (6.39%) React Developer
6 57 (5.43%) Architect
7 53 (5.05%) Analyst
8 52 (4.96%) C# Developer
9 49 (4.67%) Angular Developer
10 48 (4.58%) Full Stack Developer
11 46 (4.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 44 (4.19%) Technical Leader
13 39 (3.72%) Azure Developer
13 39 (3.72%) C# .NET Developer
14 37 (3.53%) Front Office Developer
15 30 (2.86%) Business Analyst
15 30 (2.86%) Investment Banking Java Developer
15 30 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
15 30 (2.86%) Software Engineer
16 29 (2.76%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (21.73%) .NET
2 204 (19.45%) React
3 159 (15.16%) AngularJS
4 124 (11.82%) HTML
5 122 (11.63%) CSS
6 121 (11.53%) .NET Core
7 86 (8.20%) GraphQL
8 72 (6.86%) Node.js
9 63 (6.01%) Spring
10 62 (5.91%) ASP.NET
11 55 (5.24%) Kafka
12 51 (4.86%) ASP.NET Web API
13 49 (4.67%) RESTful
14 47 (4.48%) Redux
15 45 (4.29%) REST
16 41 (3.91%) ASP.NET Core
17 39 (3.72%) FIX Protocol
18 37 (3.53%) Jest
19 36 (3.43%) Spring Boot
20 35 (3.34%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 54 (5.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 52 (4.96%) User Experience
3 49 (4.67%) Data Structures
4 45 (4.29%) Derivative
5 42 (4.00%) Fixed Income
6 38 (3.62%) Hedge funds
7 23 (2.19%) Equities
8 21 (2.00%) Mobile App
9 17 (1.62%) Cloud Native
9 17 (1.62%) Market Risk
10 13 (1.24%) Self-Motivation
11 12 (1.14%) Public Cloud
12 11 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (0.86%) Data Centre
13 9 (0.86%) Driving Licence
13 9 (0.86%) SCADA
14 8 (0.76%) Legacy Systems
14 8 (0.76%) PKI
15 6 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
15 6 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (2.67%) Android
1 28 (2.67%) Apple iOS
1 28 (2.67%) Linux
2 24 (2.29%) Windows
3 13 (1.24%) Windows Server
4 6 (0.57%) Windows Server 2019
5 5 (0.48%) CentOS
5 5 (0.48%) Ubuntu
5 5 (0.48%) Unix
6 2 (0.19%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.19%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.095%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.095%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (33.56%) Agile Software Development
2 213 (20.31%) TDD
3 182 (17.35%) DevOps
4 168 (16.02%) Microservices
5 109 (10.39%) Software Engineering
6 100 (9.53%) Fintech
7 98 (9.34%) Analytics
8 85 (8.10%) Front End Development
9 75 (7.15%) Scrum
10 67 (6.39%) Low Latency
11 64 (6.10%) BDD
12 60 (5.72%) Test Automation
13 59 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
14 58 (5.53%) Migration
15 56 (5.34%) Multithreading
16 54 (5.15%) E-Commerce
17 53 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
18 44 (4.19%) Continuous Improvement
19 43 (4.10%) Collaborative Working
19 43 (4.10%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 244 (23.26%) JavaScript
2 225 (21.45%) Java
3 215 (20.50%) C#
4 146 (13.92%) TypeScript
5 116 (11.06%) SQL
6 99 (9.44%) Python
7 60 (5.72%) Kotlin
8 42 (4.00%) C++
9 35 (3.34%) Java 8
10 25 (2.38%) PowerShell
11 24 (2.29%) PHP
12 22 (2.10%) Scala
13 13 (1.24%) Apple Swift
14 11 (1.05%) Ruby
15 10 (0.95%) ES6
15 10 (0.95%) Java 11
15 10 (0.95%) Objective-C
15 10 (0.95%) T-SQL
16 9 (0.86%) Go
17 7 (0.67%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 35 (3.34%) Security Cleared
2 31 (2.96%) SC Cleared
3 15 (1.43%) Degree
4 6 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.48%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.29%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.19%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.19%) CISM
7 2 (0.19%) CISSP
7 2 (0.19%) CRISC
8 1 (0.095%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.095%) CCNA
8 1 (0.095%) CCNP
8 1 (0.095%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.095%) ISEB
8 1 (0.095%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.095%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.095%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.095%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (6.01%) QA
2 14 (1.33%) GDPR
3 12 (1.14%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.67%) PMO
5 3 (0.29%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.19%) Accessibility
6 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.095%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.095%) GMP
7 1 (0.095%) GRC
7 1 (0.095%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.095%) MiFID
7 1 (0.095%) SLA
System Software
1 140 (13.35%) Docker
2 62 (5.91%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (0.48%) vSphere
5 2 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.095%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.095%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 141 (13.44%) Kubernetes
2 33 (3.15%) Terraform
3 17 (1.62%) Grafana
3 17 (1.62%) Prometheus
3 17 (1.62%) ZABBIX
4 14 (1.33%) Ansible
5 5 (0.48%) vCenter Server
6 3 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.19%) Puppet
8 1 (0.095%) Kibana
8 1 (0.095%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.095%) NetIQ Identity Manager
8 1 (0.095%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.095%) SCCM
8 1 (0.095%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 98 (9.34%) Microsoft
2 27 (2.57%) Salesforce.com
3 24 (2.29%) Oracle
4 22 (2.10%) Databricks
5 20 (1.91%) Splunk
6 17 (1.62%) Google
6 17 (1.62%) New Relic
6 17 (1.62%) Spiceworks
7 15 (1.43%) SolarWinds
8 13 (1.24%) SAP
9 10 (0.95%) TIBCO
10 8 (0.76%) VMware
11 7 (0.67%) MuleSoft
12 6 (0.57%) ServiceNow
13 5 (0.48%) Informatica
13 5 (0.48%) Talend
13 5 (0.48%) Zend
14 4 (0.38%) Adobe
14 4 (0.38%) Atlassian
14 4 (0.38%) Sitecore