Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 114 81 73
Rank change year-on-year -33 -8 +20
Contract jobs citing Greenfield Project 726 1,866 3,054
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.17% 2.81% 3.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.31% 8.96% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 715 1,604 2,638
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £328 £363 £375
90th Percentile £725 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 2
Median hourly rate £16.50 £47.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.26% +22.58% -17.55%
10th Percentile £9.75 £18.90 £33.38
90th Percentile £43.75 £52.25 £43.13
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £47.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -65.26% +15.85% -8.38%

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 11,497 20,815 29,596
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.39% 31.39% 32.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,735 13,666 19,875
Median daily rate £475 £470 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% -1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £255 £250 £275
90th Percentile £700 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £475 £455 £475
% change year-on-year +4.40% -4.21% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 449 856 883
Median hourly rate £26.27 £21.78 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.62% +8.90% -
10th Percentile £12.58 £12.00 £12.04
90th Percentile £57.60 £53.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +15.56% +12.50% -

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 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Greenfield Project in England over the 6 months to 17 January 2021.

Hourly rate histogram 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 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 -19 549 £525 -8.70% 206
North of England -35 52 £438 -2.78% 112
South East +20 40 £425 -6.59% 68
Midlands -10 26 £350 -17.65% 49
North West -17 26 £425 -5.56% 61
Yorkshire -19 20 £438 -2.78% 40
South West 0 19 £413 -11.76% 30
East Midlands +11 14 £340 -10.53% 9
West Midlands +10 11 £375 -21.05% 40
East of England +37 10 £438 -20.45% 28
North East +38 6 £475 +5.56% 11
Greenfield Project
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 230 (31.68%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (28.10%) Azure
3 173 (23.83%) AWS
4 167 (23.00%) DevOps
5 157 (21.63%) Kubernetes
5 157 (21.63%) Java
6 156 (21.49%) Microservices
7 151 (20.80%) JavaScript
8 150 (20.66%) Docker
9 140 (19.28%) Finance
10 128 (17.63%) Python
11 124 (17.08%) SQL
12 120 (16.53%) React
13 118 (16.25%) C#
14 113 (15.56%) .NET
14 113 (15.56%) TDD
15 103 (14.19%) TypeScript
16 83 (11.43%) Fintech
17 82 (11.29%) .NET Core
18 80 (11.02%) HTML
19 79 (10.88%) Software Engineering
19 79 (10.88%) Node.js
20 78 (10.74%) CSS
21 74 (10.19%) AngularJS
22 71 (9.78%) Hedge funds
22 71 (9.78%) Migration
23 69 (9.50%) SQL Server
23 69 (9.50%) GCP
24 62 (8.54%) Front End Development
25 61 (8.40%) Banking

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 35 (4.82%) Apache
2 19 (2.62%) Apache Spark
3 14 (1.93%) CMS
4 8 (1.10%) NServiceBus
5 7 (0.96%) Confluence
6 6 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.69%) Apache Airflow
7 5 (0.69%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.41%) Red Hat Fuse
8 3 (0.41%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.28%) Mule
9 2 (0.28%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.28%) WordPress
10 1 (0.14%) Anypoint
10 1 (0.14%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.14%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.14%) Kentico
10 1 (0.14%) nginx
10 1 (0.14%) SAS
10 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.14%) Adobe XD
3 1 (0.14%) Figma
3 1 (0.14%) InVision
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.14%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 18 (2.48%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.69%) SAP WM
4 4 (0.55%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.41%) ION MarketView
5 3 (0.41%) Maximo
5 3 (0.41%) SAP IBP
5 3 (0.41%) SAP MM
5 3 (0.41%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.28%) Magento
6 2 (0.28%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.28%) SAP EWM
6 2 (0.28%) SAP PP
6 2 (0.28%) SAP PP-PI
6 2 (0.28%) SAP SCM
6 2 (0.28%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.14%) SAP APO
7 1 (0.14%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 204 (28.10%) Azure
2 173 (23.83%) AWS
3 69 (9.50%) GCP
4 44 (6.06%) Serverless
5 38 (5.23%) AWS Lambda
6 27 (3.72%) Amazon ECS
6 27 (3.72%) Apigee
7 17 (2.34%) GitHub
8 16 (2.20%) OpenShift
9 15 (2.07%) Azure Active Directory
10 13 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (1.38%) Amazon S3
11 10 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (1.38%) SaaS
12 9 (1.24%) Power Platform
13 8 (1.10%) PaaS
14 7 (0.96%) Office 365
15 6 (0.83%) Azure Data Factory
15 6 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
15 6 (0.83%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.83%) DHCP
1 6 (0.83%) DNS
2 4 (0.55%) Unified Communications
3 3 (0.41%) Firewall
3 3 (0.41%) Internet
4 2 (0.28%) Skype
4 2 (0.28%) VoIP
5 1 (0.14%) BGP
5 1 (0.14%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.14%) DMVPN
5 1 (0.14%) HTTP
5 1 (0.14%) Intranet
5 1 (0.14%) MPLS
5 1 (0.14%) Network Security
5 1 (0.14%) PBX
5 1 (0.14%) Softphone
5 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.14%) WAN
5 1 (0.14%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (9.50%) SQL Server
2 47 (6.47%) MySQL
3 37 (5.10%) Amazon Redshift
4 32 (4.41%) NoSQL
4 32 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
5 28 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
6 27 (3.72%) Big Data
7 23 (3.17%) Data Lake
8 14 (1.93%) MongoDB
9 13 (1.79%) Amazon Athena
9 13 (1.79%) Cosmos DB
10 12 (1.65%) Hadoop
10 12 (1.65%) Redis
10 12 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 11 (1.52%) Apache Hive
12 10 (1.38%) Redshift Spectrum
13 9 (1.24%) Hazelcast
14 8 (1.10%) Couchbase
14 8 (1.10%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 41 (5.65%) Jenkins
2 28 (3.86%) GitLab
3 25 (3.44%) Git (software)
4 24 (3.31%) Artifactory
5 20 (2.75%) JIRA
6 14 (1.93%) webpack
7 11 (1.52%) Selenium
8 8 (1.10%) Cypress.io
8 8 (1.10%) Jasmine
8 8 (1.10%) PVCS
9 7 (0.96%) Mocha
10 4 (0.55%) NUnit
10 4 (0.55%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.41%) CircleCI
11 3 (0.41%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.41%) LoadRunner
11 3 (0.41%) Moq
11 3 (0.41%) NeoLoad
11 3 (0.41%) Visual Studio Code
12 2 (0.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 140 (19.28%) Finance
2 61 (8.40%) Banking
3 55 (7.58%) Front Office
4 28 (3.86%) Retail
5 17 (2.34%) Investment Banking
6 13 (1.79%) Public Sector
7 12 (1.65%) Games
8 11 (1.52%) Advertising
9 10 (1.38%) Marketing
9 10 (1.38%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.83%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.69%) Automotive
11 5 (0.69%) Back Office
11 5 (0.69%) Law
12 4 (0.55%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.41%) Legal
14 2 (0.28%) Electronics
14 2 (0.28%) German Language
14 2 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 352 (48.48%) Developer
2 79 (10.88%) Java Developer
3 69 (9.50%) .NET Developer
4 57 (7.85%) Architect
5 54 (7.44%) AWS Engineer
6 51 (7.02%) Software Engineer
7 45 (6.20%) DevOps Engineer
8 44 (6.06%) React Developer
9 42 (5.79%) Java Engineer
10 39 (5.37%) AWS Developer
11 36 (4.96%) Full Stack Developer
12 33 (4.55%) AWS Software Engineer
13 32 (4.41%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 31 (4.27%) SQL Developer
15 30 (4.13%) Data Engineer
15 30 (4.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 30 (4.13%) Java Software Engineer
16 29 (3.99%) JavaScript Developer
17 28 (3.86%) Angular Developer
18 25 (3.44%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (16.53%) React
2 113 (15.56%) .NET
3 82 (11.29%) .NET Core
4 80 (11.02%) HTML
5 79 (10.88%) Node.js
6 78 (10.74%) CSS
7 74 (10.19%) AngularJS
8 55 (7.58%) Web Services
9 49 (6.75%) Redux
10 37 (5.10%) REST
11 35 (4.82%) ASP.NET
12 34 (4.68%) ASP.NET Web API
13 33 (4.55%) GraphQL
13 33 (4.55%) Kafka
14 31 (4.27%) Spring
15 27 (3.72%) OAuth
16 26 (3.58%) gRPC
17 25 (3.44%) ASP.NET Core
18 24 (3.31%) Jest
18 24 (3.31%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 71 (9.78%) Hedge funds
2 48 (6.61%) Fixed Income
3 30 (4.13%) Derivative
4 26 (3.58%) User Experience
5 25 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (2.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 16 (2.20%) Credit Derivative
8 14 (1.93%) Equities
9 12 (1.65%) FMCG
10 9 (1.24%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.10%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.10%) Virtual Team
12 7 (0.96%) Online Games
13 6 (0.83%) Cloud Native
13 6 (0.83%) Public Cloud
14 5 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.55%) Algorithms
15 4 (0.55%) Data Centre
15 4 (0.55%) NHS
16 3 (0.41%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 34 (4.68%) Linux
2 25 (3.44%) Windows
3 8 (1.10%) Apple iOS
3 8 (1.10%) OpenVMS
4 7 (0.96%) Android
5 3 (0.41%) Unix
6 2 (0.28%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.14%) AIX
7 1 (0.14%) CentOS
7 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (31.68%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (23.00%) DevOps
3 156 (21.49%) Microservices
4 113 (15.56%) TDD
5 83 (11.43%) Fintech
6 79 (10.88%) Software Engineering
7 71 (9.78%) Migration
8 62 (8.54%) Front End Development
9 61 (8.40%) Scrum
10 53 (7.30%) Asset Management
11 50 (6.89%) Investment Management
12 48 (6.61%) BDD
13 40 (5.51%) Test Automation
14 35 (4.82%) E-Commerce
15 32 (4.41%) Low Latency
16 30 (4.13%) Problem-Solving
17 29 (3.99%) Unit Testing
18 28 (3.86%) Analytics
19 27 (3.72%) Continuous Delivery
20 26 (3.58%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 157 (21.63%) Java
2 151 (20.80%) JavaScript
3 128 (17.63%) Python
4 124 (17.08%) SQL
5 118 (16.25%) C#
6 103 (14.19%) TypeScript
7 31 (4.27%) PHP
8 28 (3.86%) C
8 28 (3.86%) Kotlin
9 23 (3.17%) C++
9 23 (3.17%) Java 8
10 17 (2.34%) R
10 17 (2.34%) Scala
11 15 (2.07%) T-SQL
12 7 (0.96%) ES6
12 7 (0.96%) Fortran
13 6 (0.83%) Go
13 6 (0.83%) Perl
14 5 (0.69%) Ruby
15 4 (0.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 48 (6.61%) Security Cleared
2 40 (5.51%) SC Cleared
3 11 (1.52%) AWS Certification
3 11 (1.52%) Degree
4 6 (0.83%) PMP
5 5 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.55%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.41%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.41%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.28%) PhD
8 2 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.14%) CCNP
9 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.14%) ISEB
9 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.14%) MCP
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.99%) QA
2 9 (1.24%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.41%) PMO
4 2 (0.28%) GDPR
5 1 (0.14%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.14%) MiFID
5 1 (0.14%) NCSC
5 1 (0.14%) NIST
5 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.14%) WAI
5 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 150 (20.66%) Docker
2 14 (1.93%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.41%) HDFS
4 2 (0.28%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 157 (21.63%) Kubernetes
2 41 (5.65%) Terraform
3 20 (2.75%) Ansible
4 14 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.55%) Puppet
6 2 (0.28%) CFEngine
6 2 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.28%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.14%) Fluentd
7 1 (0.14%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.14%) Grafana
7 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.14%) Kibana
7 1 (0.14%) Nessus
7 1 (0.14%) OpenVAS
7 1 (0.14%) Packer
7 1 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 54 (7.44%) Google
2 50 (6.89%) Microsoft
3 43 (5.92%) Oracle
4 27 (3.72%) SAP
5 17 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (1.93%) Databricks
7 10 (1.38%) Splunk
8 9 (1.24%) Talend
9 8 (1.10%) TIBCO
10 6 (0.83%) Infoblox
10 6 (0.83%) MuleSoft
10 6 (0.83%) Xamarin
11 4 (0.55%) Amdocs
11 4 (0.55%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.55%) Ericsson
11 4 (0.55%) IBM
11 4 (0.55%) NetCracker
11 4 (0.55%) Sitecore
11 4 (0.55%) Twitter
11 4 (0.55%) webMethods