Period
to 27 January 2020

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 27 January 2020 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
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 82 75 91
Rank change year-on-year -7 +16 +15
Contract jobs citing Greenfield Project 1,815 3,003 2,394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.79% 3.34% 2.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.88% 10.32% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,517 2,513 2,029
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £375 £347
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 3
England median hourly rate £45.50 £38.75 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.42% -17.55% +10.59%
10th Percentile £35.00 £33.38 £42.20
90th Percentile £52.25 £43.13 £70.20
UK median hourly rate £45.50 £41.75 £44.75
% change year-on-year +8.98% -6.70% +5.29%

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 20,434 29,104 30,419
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.45% 32.41% 33.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,052 19,169 20,407
England median daily rate £473 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.53% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £258 £281 £263
90th Percentile £675 £663 £660
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 891 904 903
England median hourly rate £23.35 £21.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.19% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £12.42 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.00 £48.75 £48.00
UK median hourly rate £24.12 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% - +5.00%

Greenfield Project
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Greenfield Project in England

Greenfield Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Greenfield Project in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Greenfield Project in England

Greenfield Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Greenfield Project in England over the 6 months to 27 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Greenfield Project in England

Greenfield Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Greenfield Project in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Greenfield Project in England

Greenfield Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Greenfield Project in England over the 6 months to 27 January 2020.

Contractor 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 27 January 2020. 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 -5 1,186 £575 +4.55% 353
North of England +49 224 £450 +12.50% 184
South East -66 141 £450 -10.00% 111
North West +48 129 £450 +7.14% 117
South West +9 123 £475 +5.56% 54
Midlands +50 96 £425 -5.56% 102
Yorkshire +44 90 £450 +12.50% 57
West Midlands +31 54 £475 +5.56% 59
East Midlands +40 42 £378 -16.11% 43
East of England -35 42 £550 +4.76% 43
North East +11 5 £450 - 10
Greenfield Project
UK

For the 6 months to 27 January 2020, 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.

1 717 (39.50%) Agile Software Development
2 482 (26.56%) Java
3 459 (25.29%) JavaScript
4 427 (23.53%) Finance
5 406 (22.37%) AWS
6 373 (20.55%) C#
7 349 (19.23%) DevOps
8 337 (18.57%) Azure
9 330 (18.18%) Python
10 321 (17.69%) TDD
11 320 (17.63%) .NET
12 310 (17.08%) Docker
13 299 (16.47%) React
14 292 (16.09%) Microservices
15 268 (14.77%) SQL
16 255 (14.05%) AngularJS
17 253 (13.94%) Kubernetes
18 248 (13.66%) Node.js
19 205 (11.29%) Web Services
20 180 (9.92%) Front Office
21 176 (9.70%) Software Engineering
22 174 (9.59%) HTML
23 167 (9.20%) CSS
24 159 (8.76%) Scrum
25 155 (8.54%) SQL Server
26 146 (8.04%) GCP
26 146 (8.04%) Fintech
27 144 (7.93%) Terraform
28 140 (7.71%) Front End Development
29 131 (7.22%) 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 41 (2.26%) Apache Spark
2 28 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
3 21 (1.16%) CMS
4 18 (0.99%) Confluence
5 15 (0.83%) Apache
5 15 (0.83%) SharePoint
6 14 (0.77%) Umbraco
7 13 (0.72%) nginx
8 10 (0.55%) EPiServer
8 10 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (0.44%) IIS
9 8 (0.44%) SAS
10 6 (0.33%) WinCC
11 5 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.22%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.17%) Drupal
13 3 (0.17%) Kentico
14 2 (0.11%) DNN
14 2 (0.11%) Immediacy CMS
14 2 (0.11%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 9 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.28%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.17%) Zeplin
5 2 (0.11%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.11%) Sketch
5 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.055%) Figma
6 1 (0.055%) InVision
6 1 (0.055%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.055%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 24 (1.32%) SAP S/4HANA
2 21 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.66%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 11 (0.61%) Magento
4 11 (0.61%) NetSuite
5 8 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (0.28%) SAP MDG
7 4 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.17%) SAP SD
9 2 (0.11%) HFM
9 2 (0.11%) ION MarketView
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.11%) SAP MM
9 2 (0.11%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 406 (22.37%) AWS
2 337 (18.57%) Azure
3 146 (8.04%) GCP
4 98 (5.40%) Serverless
5 71 (3.91%) Amazon S3
6 67 (3.69%) AWS Lambda
7 60 (3.31%) OpenShift
8 59 (3.25%) Power Platform
9 52 (2.87%) Amazon EC2
10 48 (2.64%) AWS CloudFormation
11 36 (1.98%) SaaS
12 26 (1.43%) Amazon ECS
13 25 (1.38%) Azure Data Factory
13 25 (1.38%) GitHub
14 24 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
15 21 (1.16%) PaaS
16 17 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
17 13 (0.72%) IaaS
18 12 (0.66%) npm
18 12 (0.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (0.77%) HTTP
2 10 (0.55%) Internet
3 8 (0.44%) DNS
4 6 (0.33%) Firewall
4 6 (0.33%) SSH
4 6 (0.33%) TETRA
4 6 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (0.28%) DHCP
5 5 (0.28%) Multicast
5 5 (0.28%) Skype
6 3 (0.17%) LAN
6 3 (0.17%) Wireless
7 2 (0.11%) Asterisk PBX
7 2 (0.11%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.11%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.11%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.11%) SSL
7 2 (0.11%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.11%) VoIP
7 2 (0.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (8.54%) SQL Server
2 77 (4.24%) NoSQL
3 75 (4.13%) Big Data
4 63 (3.47%) Amazon RDS
5 60 (3.31%) MySQL
6 58 (3.20%) Power BI
7 54 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
8 49 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
9 44 (2.42%) MongoDB
10 38 (2.09%) Relational Database
11 37 (2.04%) Amazon Athena
11 37 (2.04%) Hadoop
12 36 (1.98%) Data Lake
13 32 (1.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 31 (1.71%) Amazon Redshift
15 30 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 24 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
16 24 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 21 (1.16%) Redis
18 19 (1.05%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 106 (5.84%) Git (software)
2 85 (4.68%) Jenkins
3 40 (2.20%) Artifactory
4 34 (1.87%) Maven
5 28 (1.54%) JIRA
5 28 (1.54%) Selenium
6 23 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 19 (1.05%) Visual Studio
8 18 (0.99%) JUnit
9 15 (0.83%) SonarQube
9 15 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
9 15 (0.83%) TeamCity
10 14 (0.77%) FitNesse
10 14 (0.77%) Mockito
10 14 (0.77%) SoapUI
11 13 (0.72%) Postman
12 12 (0.66%) Cucumber
12 12 (0.66%) gulp
12 12 (0.66%) RStudio
12 12 (0.66%) SpecFlow
General
1 427 (23.53%) Finance
2 180 (9.92%) Front Office
3 96 (5.29%) Banking
4 51 (2.81%) Retail
5 48 (2.64%) Marketing
5 48 (2.64%) Public Sector
6 40 (2.20%) Telecoms
7 38 (2.09%) Law
8 37 (2.04%) Investment Banking
9 29 (1.60%) Manufacturing
10 23 (1.27%) Electronics
11 17 (0.94%) Games
12 13 (0.72%) Back Office
13 10 (0.55%) Publishing
14 9 (0.50%) Advertising
14 9 (0.50%) Aerospace
14 9 (0.50%) Legal
15 6 (0.33%) Automotive
16 5 (0.28%) Billing
17 4 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,024 (56.42%) Developer
2 205 (11.29%) Java Developer
3 186 (10.25%) React Developer
4 149 (8.21%) .NET Developer
5 138 (7.60%) Architect
6 134 (7.38%) Senior Developer
7 130 (7.16%) Full Stack Developer
8 110 (6.06%) C# Developer
9 105 (5.79%) DevOps Engineer
10 102 (5.62%) JavaScript Developer
11 90 (4.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 86 (4.74%) Python Developer
13 68 (3.75%) AWS Developer
14 64 (3.53%) Software Engineer
15 59 (3.25%) Consultant
16 53 (2.92%) AWS Engineer
17 51 (2.81%) Analyst
18 48 (2.64%) C# .NET Developer
19 45 (2.48%) PHP Developer
20 43 (2.37%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 320 (17.63%) .NET
2 299 (16.47%) React
3 255 (14.05%) AngularJS
4 248 (13.66%) Node.js
5 205 (11.29%) Web Services
6 174 (9.59%) HTML
7 167 (9.20%) CSS
8 131 (7.22%) Spring
9 101 (5.56%) RESTful
10 97 (5.34%) ASP.NET
11 92 (5.07%) Redux
11 92 (5.07%) REST
12 89 (4.90%) .NET Core
13 85 (4.68%) Spring Boot
14 71 (3.91%) HTML5
15 70 (3.86%) Kafka
16 69 (3.80%) Vue.js
17 60 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC
18 59 (3.25%) J2EE
19 48 (2.64%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 109 (6.01%) Fixed Income
2 78 (4.30%) Derivative
3 69 (3.80%) Hedge funds
3 69 (3.80%) User Experience
4 61 (3.36%) Equities
5 49 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 43 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 41 (2.26%) Blog
8 38 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
8 38 (2.09%) Public Cloud
9 35 (1.93%) Mobile App
10 31 (1.71%) Reference Data
11 27 (1.49%) Equity Derivative
12 19 (1.05%) Cloud Native
13 16 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
14 15 (0.83%) Virtual Team
15 12 (0.66%) Algorithms
16 11 (0.61%) FMCG
17 10 (0.55%) Data Structures
18 9 (0.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 84 (4.63%) Linux
2 62 (3.42%) Apple iOS
3 45 (2.48%) Android
4 24 (1.32%) Windows
5 10 (0.55%) Unix
6 9 (0.50%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.33%) tvOS
8 5 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.17%) OpenVMS
10 3 (0.17%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.11%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.055%) CentOS
12 1 (0.055%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.055%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.055%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.055%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.055%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.055%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 717 (39.50%) Agile Software Development
2 349 (19.23%) DevOps
3 321 (17.69%) TDD
4 292 (16.09%) Microservices
5 176 (9.70%) Software Engineering
6 159 (8.76%) Scrum
7 146 (8.04%) Fintech
8 140 (7.71%) Front End Development
9 129 (7.11%) Open Source
10 117 (6.45%) MVC
11 111 (6.12%) OO
12 109 (6.01%) Asset Management
13 107 (5.90%) BDD
14 97 (5.34%) Migration
15 94 (5.18%) Business Intelligence
15 94 (5.18%) Continuous Integration
16 85 (4.68%) E-Commerce
17 77 (4.24%) Analytics
17 77 (4.24%) Test Automation
18 75 (4.13%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 482 (26.56%) Java
2 459 (25.29%) JavaScript
3 373 (20.55%) C#
4 330 (18.18%) Python
5 268 (14.77%) SQL
6 104 (5.73%) C++
7 103 (5.67%) TypeScript
8 89 (4.90%) Java 8
9 87 (4.79%) PHP
10 60 (3.31%) ES6
11 57 (3.14%) Scala
12 53 (2.92%) Ruby
13 43 (2.37%) R
14 36 (1.98%) PowerShell
15 32 (1.76%) Apple Swift
16 30 (1.65%) Kotlin
17 25 (1.38%) C
18 19 (1.05%) Bash Shell
18 19 (1.05%) T-SQL
19 16 (0.88%) Go
Qualifications
1 52 (2.87%) Degree
2 51 (2.81%) Security Cleared
3 44 (2.42%) SC Cleared
4 11 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.28%) AWS Certification
6 4 (0.22%) CCNA
6 4 (0.22%) CHECK Team Member
6 4 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.17%) ACCA
7 3 (0.17%) CIMA
7 3 (0.17%) ISEB
7 3 (0.17%) PhD
7 3 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.11%) AAT
8 2 (0.11%) CCDP
8 2 (0.11%) CCNP
8 2 (0.11%) CISSP
9 1 (0.055%) CISA
9 1 (0.055%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (1.76%) QA
2 16 (0.88%) PMO
3 9 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (0.50%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.39%) GDPR
5 6 (0.33%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.28%) MiFID
6 5 (0.28%) MISRA
7 4 (0.22%) EMIR
8 3 (0.17%) IEC 61508
8 3 (0.17%) ISO 26262
8 3 (0.17%) SLA
9 2 (0.11%) NIST
10 1 (0.055%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.055%) IEC 62304
10 1 (0.055%) P3O
10 1 (0.055%) WCAG
System Software
1 310 (17.08%) Docker
2 19 (1.05%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.55%) vSphere
5 7 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.17%) HDFS
7 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.11%) Kamailio
7 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.055%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.055%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.055%) Varnish
8 1 (0.055%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.055%) Xen
Systems Management
1 253 (13.94%) Kubernetes
2 144 (7.93%) Terraform
3 93 (5.12%) Ansible
4 37 (2.04%) Puppet
5 27 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.39%) Grafana
7 6 (0.33%) Rancher
8 4 (0.22%) HAProxy
8 4 (0.22%) Packer
8 4 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.17%) Consul
9 3 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.17%) Salt
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Management
10 2 (0.11%) SCCM
11 1 (0.055%) CA Spectrum
11 1 (0.055%) Kibana
11 1 (0.055%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.055%) Mesos
11 1 (0.055%) Oozie
Vendors
1 105 (5.79%) Microsoft
2 73 (4.02%) SAP
3 60 (3.31%) Google
4 41 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
5 40 (2.20%) Oracle
6 21 (1.16%) Tableau
7 16 (0.88%) VMware
8 11 (0.61%) Databricks
8 11 (0.61%) Sitecore
9 10 (0.55%) Apple
9 10 (0.55%) Sybase
10 7 (0.39%) Alteryx
10 7 (0.39%) ServiceNow
10 7 (0.39%) Splunk
11 6 (0.33%) Citrix
11 6 (0.33%) Workday
11 6 (0.33%) Xamarin
12 5 (0.28%) Cisco
12 5 (0.28%) Dell
12 5 (0.28%) Informatica