Period
to 1 April 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Greenfield Project in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Greenfield Project over the 6 months to 1 April 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
England > South East
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 156 133 135
Rank change year-on-year -23 +2 +53
Contract jobs citing Greenfield Project 123 304 305
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.26% 1.94% 1.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.19% 6.41% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 244 240
Median daily rate £425 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.82% +8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £328 £363 £300
90th Percentile £650 £600 £588
England median daily rate £530 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £51.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.86% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £44.50 £75.50
% change year-on-year -21.35% -41.06% +58.95%

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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,937 4,743 5,080
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.10% 30.28% 30.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,640 2,820 2,922
Median daily rate £425 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £185 £250 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +5.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 232 223
Median hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £12.98 £11.87 £10.24
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.48 £52.50
Median hourly rate £24.70 £21.00 £21.79
% change year-on-year +17.62% -3.60% +8.93%

Greenfield Project
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Greenfield Project as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Greenfield Project in the South East

Greenfield Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Greenfield Project in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Greenfield Project in the South East

Greenfield Project
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Greenfield Project in the South East over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Greenfield Project in the South East

Greenfield Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Greenfield Project in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Greenfield Project in the South East

Greenfield Project
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 1 April 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
Thames Valley -21 40 £410 -18.00% 46
Surrey +36 28 £484 -3.25% 26
Hampshire +3 24 £475 -2.56% 19
Berkshire -4 24 £410 -18.00% 24
East Sussex +26 18 £425 - 1
Oxfordshire +5 9 £338 -29.87% 12
Buckinghamshire +12 7 £463 +2.78% 10
Kent +10 5 £388 +6.90% 5
West Sussex -1 3 £481 -1.28% 4
Greenfield Project
England

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 South East region with a requirement for Greenfield Project.

1 37 (30.08%) Java
2 35 (28.46%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (14.63%) Azure
4 17 (13.82%) SAP
4 17 (13.82%) Mobile App
5 16 (13.01%) C#
6 15 (12.20%) .NET
6 15 (12.20%) TDD
6 15 (12.20%) Objective-C
6 15 (12.20%) Finance
6 15 (12.20%) Apple iOS
6 15 (12.20%) Apple Swift
7 14 (11.38%) React Native
7 14 (11.38%) Kotlin
7 14 (11.38%) Open Source
7 14 (11.38%) Android
8 13 (10.57%) Spring
9 12 (9.76%) AWS
9 12 (9.76%) Scrum
9 12 (9.76%) SQL
9 12 (9.76%) SAP S/4HANA
10 11 (8.94%) User Experience
10 11 (8.94%) Python
11 10 (8.13%) ERP
11 10 (8.13%) BDD
11 10 (8.13%) AngularJS
12 9 (7.32%) DevOps
12 9 (7.32%) Test Automation
12 9 (7.32%) Software Engineering
13 8 (6.50%) Stakeholder Management

Greenfield Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (2.44%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.63%) CMS
2 2 (1.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.81%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (0.81%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.81%) Confluence
3 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.81%) Luigi
3 1 (0.81%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.63%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.81%) Figma
3 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.81%) Simulink
3 1 (0.81%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 12 (9.76%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (4.07%) SAP MDG
3 4 (3.25%) NetSuite
4 3 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (2.44%) SAP APO
5 2 (1.63%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.81%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.81%) Magento
6 1 (0.81%) SAP EWM
6 1 (0.81%) SAP IBP
6 1 (0.81%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.63%) Azure
2 12 (9.76%) AWS
3 5 (4.07%) Power Platform
4 4 (3.25%) AWS CloudTrail
4 4 (3.25%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (3.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (1.63%) GitHub
5 2 (1.63%) SaaS
6 1 (0.81%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (0.81%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.81%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Flow
6 1 (0.81%) PaaS
6 1 (0.81%) PowerApps
6 1 (0.81%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) HTTP
1 1 (0.81%) Internet
1 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.25%) Power BI
4 3 (2.44%) Data Lake
4 3 (2.44%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.63%) Big Data
5 2 (1.63%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (1.63%) HBase
5 2 (1.63%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.63%) OLAP
5 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.81%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.81%) Redis
6 1 (0.81%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (5.69%) Selenium
2 6 (4.88%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.07%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.25%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.25%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.25%) IntelliJ
5 3 (2.44%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.63%) Cypress.io
6 2 (1.63%) Maven
6 2 (1.63%) Postman
6 2 (1.63%) Protractor
6 2 (1.63%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.63%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.81%) JBehave
7 1 (0.81%) JIRA
7 1 (0.81%) Mocha
7 1 (0.81%) ProC
7 1 (0.81%) PVCS
7 1 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.81%) TestCafe
General
1 15 (12.20%) Finance
2 3 (2.44%) Law
2 3 (2.44%) Public Sector
2 3 (2.44%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.63%) Advertising
3 2 (1.63%) Automotive
3 2 (1.63%) Legal
3 2 (1.63%) Publishing
4 1 (0.81%) Billing
4 1 (0.81%) Electronics
4 1 (0.81%) Local Government
4 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.81%) Marketing
4 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (30.08%) Developer
2 11 (8.94%) Java Developer
3 10 (8.13%) Architect
4 9 (7.32%) Consultant
5 8 (6.50%) Analyst
6 7 (5.69%) SAP Consultant
7 6 (4.88%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.07%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.07%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.07%) Designer
8 5 (4.07%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (4.07%) React Developer
8 5 (4.07%) SAP Architect
8 5 (4.07%) SAP MDG Architect
8 5 (4.07%) UX Designer
9 4 (3.25%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (3.25%) Azure Developer
9 4 (3.25%) DevSecOps Engineer
9 4 (3.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (3.25%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.20%) .NET
2 14 (11.38%) React Native
3 13 (10.57%) Spring
4 10 (8.13%) AngularJS
5 7 (5.69%) CSS
5 7 (5.69%) HTML
6 6 (4.88%) J2EE
6 6 (4.88%) JSON
6 6 (4.88%) RESTful
7 5 (4.07%) .NET Core
8 4 (3.25%) Middleware
8 4 (3.25%) Node.js
8 4 (3.25%) React
8 4 (3.25%) Spring Integration
9 3 (2.44%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (2.44%) Hibernate
9 3 (2.44%) REST
9 3 (2.44%) Swagger
9 3 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.82%) Mobile App
2 11 (8.94%) User Experience
3 4 (3.25%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.81%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.81%) PMI
5 1 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.81%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.20%) Apple iOS
2 14 (11.38%) Android
3 5 (4.07%) Linux
3 5 (4.07%) Unix
4 1 (0.81%) OpenVMS
4 1 (0.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (28.46%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (12.20%) TDD
3 14 (11.38%) Open Source
4 12 (9.76%) Scrum
5 10 (8.13%) BDD
5 10 (8.13%) ERP
6 9 (7.32%) DevOps
6 9 (7.32%) Software Engineering
6 9 (7.32%) Test Automation
7 8 (6.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (5.69%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (5.69%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (5.69%) ETL
8 7 (5.69%) Microservices
8 7 (5.69%) User Stories
9 6 (4.88%) Analytics
9 6 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (4.88%) Design Thinking
9 6 (4.88%) Front End Development
9 6 (4.88%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 37 (30.08%) Java
2 16 (13.01%) C#
3 15 (12.20%) Apple Swift
3 15 (12.20%) Objective-C
4 14 (11.38%) Kotlin
5 12 (9.76%) SQL
6 11 (8.94%) Python
7 6 (4.88%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.25%) Java 8
8 4 (3.25%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.44%) Ruby
10 2 (1.63%) C
10 2 (1.63%) PHP
10 2 (1.63%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.63%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.63%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.81%) ABAP
11 1 (0.81%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.81%) Perl
11 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.07%) Degree
2 3 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.63%) AAT
3 2 (1.63%) ACCA
3 2 (1.63%) CIMA
3 2 (1.63%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.63%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.50%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.81%) GDPR
2 1 (0.81%) MISRA
System Software
1 5 (4.07%) Docker
2 3 (2.44%) HDFS
3 1 (0.81%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (4.07%) Ansible
1 5 (4.07%) Kubernetes
1 5 (4.07%) Terraform
2 4 (3.25%) Puppet
3 1 (0.81%) Netcool
3 1 (0.81%) Oozie
Vendors
1 17 (13.82%) SAP
2 4 (3.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.25%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.44%) JD Edwards
4 2 (1.63%) Oracle
5 1 (0.81%) Autodesk
5 1 (0.81%) Epicor
5 1 (0.81%) Infor
5 1 (0.81%) Informatica
5 1 (0.81%) Remedy
5 1 (0.81%) Sage
5 1 (0.81%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.81%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.81%) SYSPRO
5 1 (0.81%) Tableau
5 1 (0.81%) Talend
5 1 (0.81%) Workday