Period
to 17 October 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 October 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 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 169 105 77
Rank change year-on-year -64 -28 +1
Contract jobs citing Greenfield Project 1,115 639 2,351
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.68% 2.41% 3.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.46% 7.46% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 914 519 1,934
10th Percentile £383 £356 £375
25th Percentile £463 £413 £433
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £538
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% -2.33% +2.38%
75th Percentile £675 £675 £625
90th Percentile £738 £763 £700
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 12
Median hourly rate - £10.50 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year - -77.89% +22.58%
UK median hourly rate - £13.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year - -71.58% +22.58%

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 20,418 8,571 22,540
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.67% 32.27% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,424 5,912 14,980
10th Percentile £300 £275 £275
25th Percentile £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £638 £619 £588
90th Percentile £725 £725 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £486 £475
% change year-on-year +8.02% +2.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 623 259 773
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.20 £11.27
25th Percentile £15.04 £16.59 £14.28
Median hourly rate £24.08 £30.85 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -21.94% +50.49% -
75th Percentile £48.75 £46.00 £47.50
90th Percentile £64.04 £61.25 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £26.96 £20.50
% change year-on-year -7.27% +31.51% +2.50%

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 October 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 17 October 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 -46 787 £575 - 346
North of England -43 85 £475 +18.75% 138
South East -63 60 £538 +13.16% 86
Midlands -51 56 £425 +11.84% 70
Yorkshire -25 46 £475 +26.67% 47
South West -20 40 £463 +6.94% 34
North West -44 35 £488 +17.47% 77
East Midlands -9 33 £380 - 25
West Midlands -71 23 £479 +25.99% 45
East of England -46 11 £500 -4.76% 22
North East - 4 £488 - 14
Greenfield Project
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 381 (34.17%) Agile Software Development
2 266 (23.86%) Azure
3 244 (21.88%) Java
4 213 (19.10%) Microservices
5 209 (18.74%) DevOps
6 199 (17.85%) JavaScript
7 195 (17.49%) .NET
7 195 (17.49%) TDD
8 192 (17.22%) C#
9 179 (16.05%) Docker
10 178 (15.96%) Finance
11 177 (15.87%) React
12 175 (15.70%) Kubernetes
13 168 (15.07%) AWS
14 135 (12.11%) Social Skills
15 121 (10.85%) TypeScript
16 119 (10.67%) SQL
17 112 (10.04%) Fintech
18 111 (9.96%) .NET Core
19 108 (9.69%) Full Stack Development
20 107 (9.60%) Software Engineering
21 101 (9.06%) Scrum
22 99 (8.88%) AngularJS
23 95 (8.52%) Python
24 92 (8.25%) CSS
25 91 (8.16%) HTML
26 82 (7.35%) Microsoft
26 82 (7.35%) Node.js
26 82 (7.35%) Serverless
27 76 (6.82%) Spring

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 12 (1.08%) Apache Spark
1 12 (1.08%) CMS
1 12 (1.08%) MS Exchange
1 12 (1.08%) SharePoint
2 10 (0.90%) nginx
3 9 (0.81%) SAS
4 6 (0.54%) Apache
4 6 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (0.54%) Skype for Business
4 6 (0.54%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.45%) Confluence
5 5 (0.45%) Jupyter
5 5 (0.45%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (0.36%) IIS
6 4 (0.36%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.27%) Apache ServiceMix
7 3 (0.27%) Kentico
8 2 (0.18%) Jetty
8 2 (0.18%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 10 (0.90%) Sketch
2 9 (0.81%) Figma
2 9 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.27%) InVision
4 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.18%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.18%) Zeplin
6 1 (0.090%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (1.26%) NetSuite
2 9 (0.81%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.27%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.18%) Magento
4 2 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.18%) Shopify
5 1 (0.090%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.090%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.090%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.090%) Quorum
5 1 (0.090%) SAP BRIM
5 1 (0.090%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.090%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.090%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.090%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.090%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 266 (23.86%) Azure
2 168 (15.07%) AWS
3 82 (7.35%) Serverless
4 58 (5.20%) GCP
5 49 (4.39%) Azure Service Bus
6 37 (3.32%) AWS Lambda
7 36 (3.23%) PaaS
8 33 (2.96%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 28 (2.51%) SaaS
10 27 (2.42%) npm
11 24 (2.15%) Yarn
12 19 (1.70%) Azure Active Directory
13 17 (1.52%) GitHub
14 16 (1.43%) Amazon S3
15 14 (1.26%) Azure Key Vault
15 14 (1.26%) Microsoft 365
16 13 (1.17%) AWS CloudFormation
16 13 (1.17%) Azure Functions
17 12 (1.08%) Azure Data Factory
17 12 (1.08%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.61%) AMQP
2 10 (0.90%) HTTP
2 10 (0.90%) Internet
3 9 (0.81%) VPN
3 9 (0.81%) WAN
4 8 (0.72%) Firewall
4 8 (0.72%) SSL
4 8 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (0.54%) Skype
6 5 (0.45%) DNS
6 5 (0.45%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (0.36%) LAN
7 4 (0.36%) VoIP
8 3 (0.27%) Network Security
9 1 (0.090%) MPLS
9 1 (0.090%) NAS
9 1 (0.090%) RTP
9 1 (0.090%) SAN
9 1 (0.090%) VLAN
9 1 (0.090%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (4.93%) SQL Server
2 31 (2.78%) MongoDB
3 29 (2.60%) NoSQL
4 20 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
5 17 (1.52%) Data Lake
5 17 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (1.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 14 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (1.26%) MySQL
7 12 (1.08%) Big Data
7 12 (1.08%) Redis
7 12 (1.08%) Relational Database
8 9 (0.81%) MariaDB
9 8 (0.72%) Hazelcast
9 8 (0.72%) RDBMS
9 8 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (0.63%) Power BI
11 6 (0.54%) Blockchain
11 6 (0.54%) Couchbase
11 6 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 71 (6.37%) Git (software)
2 49 (4.39%) Jenkins
3 31 (2.78%) CircleCI
4 25 (2.24%) webpack
5 23 (2.06%) Cucumber
5 23 (2.06%) JIRA
6 16 (1.43%) JUnit
6 16 (1.43%) Mocha
7 13 (1.17%) Cypress.io
8 12 (1.08%) GitLab
9 11 (0.99%) Selenium
10 10 (0.90%) Jasmine
10 10 (0.90%) Xcode
11 8 (0.72%) Bitbucket
11 8 (0.72%) TeamCity
12 7 (0.63%) Storybook
12 7 (0.63%) Subversion
12 7 (0.63%) Travis CI
12 7 (0.63%) Visual Studio
13 6 (0.54%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 178 (15.96%) Finance
2 135 (12.11%) Social Skills
3 73 (6.55%) Banking
4 59 (5.29%) Retail
5 48 (4.30%) Front Office
6 40 (3.59%) Investment Banking
7 34 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
8 30 (2.69%) Games
8 30 (2.69%) Public Sector
9 12 (1.08%) Law
9 12 (1.08%) Marketing
10 9 (0.81%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.63%) Billing
12 6 (0.54%) Back Office
12 6 (0.54%) Presentation Skills
12 6 (0.54%) Telecoms
13 5 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.36%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 4 (0.36%) Legal
15 3 (0.27%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 524 (47.00%) Developer
2 112 (10.04%) Java Developer
3 100 (8.97%) Architect
4 94 (8.43%) Senior Developer
5 77 (6.91%) .NET Developer
6 68 (6.10%) React Developer
7 60 (5.38%) C# Developer
8 49 (4.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 45 (4.04%) Analyst
10 43 (3.86%) Full Stack Developer
11 38 (3.41%) Software Engineer
12 36 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
13 35 (3.14%) Business Analyst
13 35 (3.14%) DevOps Engineer
13 35 (3.14%) Solutions Architect
14 33 (2.96%) Azure Engineer
15 32 (2.87%) Azure Developer
16 31 (2.78%) Senior Java Developer
17 29 (2.60%) Angular Developer
18 27 (2.42%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (17.49%) .NET
2 177 (15.87%) React
3 111 (9.96%) .NET Core
4 99 (8.88%) AngularJS
5 92 (8.25%) CSS
6 91 (8.16%) HTML
7 82 (7.35%) Node.js
8 76 (6.82%) Spring
9 65 (5.83%) Kafka
10 61 (5.47%) GraphQL
11 56 (5.02%) Spring Boot
12 54 (4.84%) REST
12 54 (4.84%) RESTful
13 48 (4.30%) .NET Framework
14 42 (3.77%) Redux
15 36 (3.23%) ASP.NET
15 36 (3.23%) React Native
16 34 (3.05%) RabbitMQ
17 33 (2.96%) ASP.NET Web API
18 26 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 66 (5.92%) User Experience
2 32 (2.87%) Fixed Income
3 30 (2.69%) Self-Motivation
4 29 (2.60%) Mobile App
5 24 (2.15%) Data Structures
6 22 (1.97%) Cloud Native
7 17 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 15 (1.35%) Derivative
8 15 (1.35%) Public Cloud
9 14 (1.26%) Data Protection Act
9 14 (1.26%) Legacy Systems
10 12 (1.08%) Hedge funds
10 12 (1.08%) SCADA
11 11 (0.99%) Driving Licence
12 10 (0.90%) Market Risk
13 9 (0.81%) Media Streaming
13 9 (0.81%) PKI
13 9 (0.81%) Video\Live Streaming
13 9 (0.81%) Virtual Team
14 8 (0.72%) Legacy Code
Operating Systems
1 53 (4.75%) Windows
2 39 (3.50%) Android
2 39 (3.50%) Apple iOS
3 24 (2.15%) Linux
4 21 (1.88%) Windows Server
5 11 (0.99%) Unix
6 7 (0.63%) Windows 10
7 6 (0.54%) Windows Server 2019
8 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.18%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.090%) CentOS
10 1 (0.090%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.090%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 381 (34.17%) Agile Software Development
2 213 (19.10%) Microservices
3 209 (18.74%) DevOps
4 195 (17.49%) TDD
5 112 (10.04%) Fintech
6 108 (9.69%) Full Stack Development
7 107 (9.60%) Software Engineering
8 101 (9.06%) Scrum
9 75 (6.73%) Analytics
9 75 (6.73%) BDD
9 75 (6.73%) Front End Development
10 69 (6.19%) Migration
11 65 (5.83%) Test Automation
12 52 (4.66%) E-Commerce
13 49 (4.39%) SDLC
14 48 (4.30%) Event-Driven
15 45 (4.04%) OO
16 43 (3.86%) Clean Code
17 41 (3.68%) Collaborative Working
18 38 (3.41%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 244 (21.88%) Java
2 199 (17.85%) JavaScript
3 192 (17.22%) C#
4 121 (10.85%) TypeScript
5 119 (10.67%) SQL
6 95 (8.52%) Python
7 67 (6.01%) Kotlin
8 40 (3.59%) Java 8
9 29 (2.60%) Scala
10 28 (2.51%) C++
11 24 (2.15%) Java 11
12 22 (1.97%) Ruby
13 17 (1.52%) ES6
14 13 (1.17%) PHP
14 13 (1.17%) T-SQL
15 12 (1.08%) Apple Swift
15 12 (1.08%) Objective-C
16 9 (0.81%) C
16 9 (0.81%) PowerShell
17 7 (0.63%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 39 (3.50%) Security Cleared
2 28 (2.51%) SC Cleared
3 23 (2.06%) Degree
4 6 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (0.45%) AWS Certification
5 5 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (0.45%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.36%) CCNA
6 4 (0.36%) CCNP
7 2 (0.18%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.18%) PhD
7 2 (0.18%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.090%) CISSP
8 1 (0.090%) CSPO
8 1 (0.090%) ISEB
8 1 (0.090%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.090%) PMP
8 1 (0.090%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.090%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.41%) QA
2 18 (1.61%) GDPR
3 14 (1.26%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.99%) PMO
5 7 (0.63%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.36%) GMP
7 2 (0.18%) Accessibility
7 2 (0.18%) GRC
7 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.090%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.090%) IFRS
8 1 (0.090%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.090%) NIST
System Software
1 179 (16.05%) Docker
2 34 (3.05%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.090%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 175 (15.70%) Kubernetes
2 45 (4.04%) Terraform
3 18 (1.61%) Ansible
4 15 (1.35%) Grafana
4 15 (1.35%) Prometheus
5 12 (1.08%) ZABBIX
6 6 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (0.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 5 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.45%) Puppet
8 4 (0.36%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 4 (0.36%) Istio
9 2 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.18%) Kibana
9 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.18%) Packer
10 1 (0.090%) Oozie
10 1 (0.090%) SCCM
10 1 (0.090%) vRealize
10 1 (0.090%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 82 (7.35%) Microsoft
2 37 (3.32%) Salesforce.com
3 36 (3.23%) SAP
4 28 (2.51%) Google
5 26 (2.33%) Oracle
6 15 (1.35%) Splunk
7 12 (1.08%) Databricks
7 12 (1.08%) New Relic
7 12 (1.08%) ServiceNow
7 12 (1.08%) Spiceworks
8 11 (0.99%) MuleSoft
9 9 (0.81%) Cisco
10 7 (0.63%) TIBCO
10 7 (0.63%) VMware
11 6 (0.54%) Informatica
11 6 (0.54%) Siebel
11 6 (0.54%) SolarWinds
11 6 (0.54%) webMethods
12 5 (0.45%) Freshdesk
13 4 (0.36%) Workday