Period
to 18 May 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 18 May 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
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 125 89 82
Rank change year-on-year -36 -7 +4
Contract jobs citing Greenfield Project 945 1,095 2,511
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.08% 2.47% 2.99%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.92% 8.56% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 937 2,124
10th Percentile £374 £363 £375
25th Percentile £450 £438 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £638 £625 £638
90th Percentile £750 £713 £700
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £34.00 £47.50 £44.50
Median % change year-on-year -28.42% +6.74% -5.32%
UK median hourly rate £34.00 £47.50 £44.50
% change year-on-year -28.42% +6.74% -5.32%

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 13,650 12,785 24,179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 29.97% 28.86% 28.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,128 8,452 16,148
10th Percentile £281 £254 £293
25th Percentile £397 £375 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
75th Percentile £613 £600 £588
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 536 529 777
10th Percentile £12.38 £12.61 £11.85
25th Percentile £16.41 £15.75 £14.75
Median hourly rate £25.75 £21.57 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +19.38% +2.71% -4.55%
75th Percentile £47.50 £44.25 £44.13
90th Percentile £59.25 £53.00 £51.25
UK median hourly rate £25.50 £22.82 £20.31
% change year-on-year +11.74% +12.34% -5.96%

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 18 May 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 18 May 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 -27 694 £550 -4.35% 246
North of England +13 72 £400 -9.09% 136
South East -8 55 £475 +11.76% 81
Midlands -4 45 £363 -3.33% 46
North West +12 38 £425 -5.56% 88
Yorkshire +11 27 £388 -8.82% 34
South West +18 25 £500 - 32
West Midlands 0 24 £350 -31.71% 34
East Midlands +5 20 £425 +17.24% 12
North East +19 7 £475 +21.79% 14
East of England -20 5 £588 +6.82% 16
Greenfield Project
UK

For the 6 months to 18 May 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.

1 308 (32.59%) Agile Software Development
2 265 (28.04%) Azure
3 249 (26.35%) .NET
4 233 (24.66%) C#
5 232 (24.55%) JavaScript
6 200 (21.16%) TDD
7 178 (18.84%) Microservices
8 176 (18.62%) DevOps
9 172 (18.20%) Java
10 163 (17.25%) Finance
11 160 (16.93%) React
12 151 (15.98%) .NET Core
13 146 (15.45%) AngularJS
14 144 (15.24%) Kubernetes
15 143 (15.13%) AWS
16 142 (15.03%) Docker
17 135 (14.29%) TypeScript
17 135 (14.29%) Social Skills
18 122 (12.91%) SQL
19 118 (12.49%) HTML
20 117 (12.38%) CSS
21 106 (11.22%) Python
22 102 (10.79%) Fintech
23 97 (10.26%) Front Office
24 94 (9.95%) Analytics
25 91 (9.63%) Software Engineering
26 89 (9.42%) SQL Server
27 85 (8.99%) Banking
28 83 (8.78%) Microsoft
29 77 (8.15%) ASP.NET

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 33 (3.49%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.59%) Apache Spark
3 11 (1.16%) CMS
4 10 (1.06%) Apache
5 8 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (0.74%) Confluence
7 5 (0.53%) Apache Airflow
7 5 (0.53%) NServiceBus
7 5 (0.53%) Red Hat Fuse
7 5 (0.53%) SAS
8 4 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.42%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.32%) Drupal
9 3 (0.32%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.21%) Kentico
10 2 (0.21%) Magnolia
10 2 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.21%) Adobe XD
2 2 (0.21%) Figma
2 2 (0.21%) Sketch
2 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.11%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 8 (0.85%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.42%) Magento
3 3 (0.32%) Maximo
4 2 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.11%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.11%) SAP IBP
5 1 (0.11%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.11%) Shopify
5 1 (0.11%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 265 (28.04%) Azure
2 143 (15.13%) AWS
3 42 (4.44%) Azure Active Directory
4 40 (4.23%) Serverless
5 36 (3.81%) Power Platform
6 34 (3.60%) Azure Service Bus
7 27 (2.86%) GCP
8 23 (2.43%) AWS Lambda
9 21 (2.22%) GitHub
10 20 (2.12%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 13 (1.38%) Amazon S3
12 12 (1.27%) Azure App Service
12 12 (1.27%) SaaS
13 11 (1.16%) Azure Service Fabric
13 11 (1.16%) OpenShift
14 10 (1.06%) Azure Functions
15 9 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
15 9 (0.95%) Datadog
16 8 (0.85%) Azure Data Factory
16 8 (0.85%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.59%) VoIP
2 14 (1.48%) LAN
2 14 (1.48%) WAN
3 12 (1.27%) PBX
3 12 (1.27%) RTP
4 4 (0.42%) HTTP
4 4 (0.42%) Network Security
4 4 (0.42%) VSAN
5 3 (0.32%) Firewall
6 2 (0.21%) Internet
6 2 (0.21%) MQTT
6 2 (0.21%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (0.21%) SAN
7 1 (0.11%) Converged Networks
7 1 (0.11%) DNS
7 1 (0.11%) Intranet
7 1 (0.11%) MPLS
7 1 (0.11%) Skype
7 1 (0.11%) SSL
7 1 (0.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (9.42%) SQL Server
2 34 (3.60%) Power BI
3 30 (3.17%) Big Data
4 28 (2.96%) NoSQL
5 26 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (2.22%) Data Lake
7 20 (2.12%) MySQL
8 18 (1.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 17 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (1.69%) MongoDB
11 12 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
12 10 (1.06%) Amazon Redshift
13 9 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (0.85%) Relational Database
15 7 (0.74%) Blockchain
16 6 (0.63%) Amazon Athena
16 6 (0.63%) HBase
16 6 (0.63%) Redis
16 6 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 47 (4.97%) Git (software)
2 38 (4.02%) JIRA
3 31 (3.28%) Jenkins
4 27 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
5 14 (1.48%) Jasmine
5 14 (1.48%) LoadRunner
6 11 (1.16%) Selenium
6 11 (1.16%) webpack
7 9 (0.95%) Mocha
8 8 (0.85%) Visual Studio
9 7 (0.74%) Bitbucket
10 6 (0.63%) CircleCI
10 6 (0.63%) JUnit
10 6 (0.63%) TeamCity
11 5 (0.53%) GitLab
11 5 (0.53%) NUnit
11 5 (0.53%) SpecFlow
11 5 (0.53%) Storybook
12 4 (0.42%) Moq
12 4 (0.42%) SonarQube
General
1 163 (17.25%) Finance
2 135 (14.29%) Social Skills
3 97 (10.26%) Front Office
4 85 (8.99%) Banking
5 40 (4.23%) Investment Banking
6 37 (3.92%) Retail
7 36 (3.81%) Public Sector
8 30 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
9 24 (2.54%) Games
10 23 (2.43%) Telecoms
11 19 (2.01%) Back Office
12 11 (1.16%) Marketing
13 8 (0.85%) Automotive
14 5 (0.53%) Law
14 5 (0.53%) Legal
15 4 (0.42%) Documentation Skills
15 4 (0.42%) Influencing Skills
15 4 (0.42%) Presentation Skills
15 4 (0.42%) Publishing
16 3 (0.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 536 (56.72%) Developer
2 131 (13.86%) .NET Developer
3 113 (11.96%) Java Developer
4 75 (7.94%) Senior Developer
5 55 (5.82%) React Developer
6 47 (4.97%) Full Stack Developer
7 45 (4.76%) Analyst
8 43 (4.55%) Angular Developer
9 42 (4.44%) Architect
10 40 (4.23%) Azure Developer
10 40 (4.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 39 (4.13%) AWS Engineer
11 39 (4.13%) C# Developer
12 38 (4.02%) Front Office Developer
13 37 (3.92%) DevOps Engineer
14 36 (3.81%) Technical Leader
15 32 (3.39%) Investment Banking Java Developer
16 30 (3.17%) C# .NET Developer
16 30 (3.17%) Data Engineer
16 30 (3.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (26.35%) .NET
2 160 (16.93%) React
3 151 (15.98%) .NET Core
4 146 (15.45%) AngularJS
5 118 (12.49%) HTML
6 117 (12.38%) CSS
7 77 (8.15%) ASP.NET
8 67 (7.09%) Node.js
9 65 (6.88%) GraphQL
10 60 (6.35%) ASP.NET Web API
11 59 (6.24%) ASP.NET Core
12 47 (4.97%) Redux
13 45 (4.76%) REST
14 42 (4.44%) Kafka
15 40 (4.23%) Spring
16 37 (3.92%) Vue.js
17 33 (3.49%) FIX Protocol
17 33 (3.49%) RESTful
18 32 (3.39%) Jest
19 31 (3.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 61 (6.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 50 (5.29%) Derivative
3 47 (4.97%) Fixed Income
4 46 (4.87%) Hedge funds
5 43 (4.55%) Data Structures
6 36 (3.81%) User Experience
7 29 (3.07%) Equities
8 13 (1.38%) Mobile App
9 12 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (1.27%) Market Risk
10 10 (1.06%) Cloud Native
11 8 (0.85%) Online Games
12 7 (0.74%) Data Centre
13 6 (0.63%) Algorithms
13 6 (0.63%) Clustering
13 6 (0.63%) Private Cloud
14 4 (0.42%) NHS
14 4 (0.42%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.42%) Video\Live Streaming
15 3 (0.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (3.28%) Linux
2 24 (2.54%) Windows
3 10 (1.06%) Android
4 9 (0.95%) Apple iOS
5 6 (0.63%) CentOS
5 6 (0.63%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.32%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.21%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.21%) Unix
8 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (32.59%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (21.16%) TDD
3 178 (18.84%) Microservices
4 176 (18.62%) DevOps
5 102 (10.79%) Fintech
6 94 (9.95%) Analytics
7 91 (9.63%) Software Engineering
8 69 (7.30%) Front End Development
9 66 (6.98%) Migration
10 64 (6.77%) Low Latency
11 63 (6.67%) BDD
12 61 (6.46%) Continuous Integration
13 57 (6.03%) E-Commerce
13 57 (6.03%) Scrum
14 54 (5.71%) Test Automation
15 53 (5.61%) Multithreading
16 47 (4.97%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 42 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
17 42 (4.44%) Mentoring
18 41 (4.34%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 233 (24.66%) C#
2 232 (24.55%) JavaScript
3 172 (18.20%) Java
4 135 (14.29%) TypeScript
5 122 (12.91%) SQL
6 106 (11.22%) Python
7 43 (4.55%) Kotlin
8 41 (4.34%) C++
9 34 (3.60%) PHP
10 33 (3.49%) PowerShell
11 28 (2.96%) Java 8
12 20 (2.12%) Scala
13 11 (1.16%) Go
14 10 (1.06%) Ruby
15 9 (0.95%) T-SQL
16 6 (0.63%) ES6
16 6 (0.63%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.53%) Apex Code
17 5 (0.53%) R
18 4 (0.42%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 46 (4.87%) Security Cleared
2 41 (4.34%) SC Cleared
3 11 (1.16%) Degree
4 7 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.53%) Master's Degree
5 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.32%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.32%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.32%) PhD
6 3 (0.32%) PMP
7 2 (0.21%) CISM
7 2 (0.21%) CISSP
7 2 (0.21%) CRISC
8 1 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.11%) ISEB
8 1 (0.11%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.11%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (6.56%) QA
2 3 (0.32%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.21%) MiFID
3 2 (0.21%) PMO
3 2 (0.21%) SLA
4 1 (0.11%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.11%) NCSC
System Software
1 142 (15.03%) Docker
2 62 (6.56%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.53%) vSphere
5 4 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.32%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 144 (15.24%) Kubernetes
2 44 (4.66%) Terraform
3 23 (2.43%) Ansible
4 13 (1.38%) Prometheus
5 12 (1.27%) Grafana
5 12 (1.27%) ZABBIX
6 8 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.74%) Puppet
8 5 (0.53%) vCenter Server
9 3 (0.32%) Packer
10 2 (0.21%) CFEngine
10 2 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.11%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.11%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.11%) NetIQ Identity Manager
11 1 (0.11%) SCCM
11 1 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 83 (8.78%) Microsoft
2 27 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
3 21 (2.22%) Databricks
3 21 (2.22%) Oracle
4 14 (1.48%) SolarWinds
5 13 (1.38%) SAP
5 13 (1.38%) Splunk
6 12 (1.27%) Google
6 12 (1.27%) New Relic
6 12 (1.27%) Spiceworks
7 8 (0.85%) VMware
8 6 (0.63%) Sitecore
8 6 (0.63%) TIBCO
8 6 (0.63%) Zend
9 5 (0.53%) Adobe
10 4 (0.42%) MuleSoft
10 4 (0.42%) ServiceNow
10 4 (0.42%) Xamarin
11 3 (0.32%) IBM
11 3 (0.32%) Informatica