Period
to 5 June 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Greenfield Project in contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Greenfield Project over the 6 months to 5 June 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 > UK excluding London
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 160 149 129
Rank change year-on-year -11 -20 +16
Contract jobs citing Greenfield Project 353 873 1,060
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.45% 1.81% 2.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.90% 6.14% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 674 836
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +9.76%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £588 £598 £588
UK median daily rate £538 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Median hourly rate £33.75 £45.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -4.26% -1.05%
10th Percentile £20.38 £42.80 £46.00
90th Percentile £46.13 £50.40 £48.00
UK median hourly rate £33.75 £45.00 £112.75
% change year-on-year -25.00% -60.09% +52.88%

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 7,197 14,229 15,713
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 29.49% 29.53% 29.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,959 8,448 9,336
Median daily rate £425 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.59% +0.63%
10th Percentile £198 £250 £232
90th Percentile £600 £590 £568
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 486 742 730
Median hourly rate £21.93 £18.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.51% -13.95% +19.44%
10th Percentile £12.68 £11.15 £11.04
90th Percentile £53.00 £50.00 £51.25
Median hourly rate £28.00 £20.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +36.59% -6.82% +11.77%

Greenfield Project
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Greenfield Project as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Greenfield Project in the UK excluding London

Greenfield Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Greenfield Project in the UK excluding London.

Daily rate trend for Greenfield Project in the UK excluding London

Greenfield Project
Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Greenfield Project in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Greenfield Project in the UK excluding London

Greenfield Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Greenfield Project in the UK excluding London.

Hourly rate trend for Greenfield Project in the UK excluding London

Greenfield Project
Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Greenfield Project in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Greenfield Project in the UK excluding London

Greenfield Project
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 5 June 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
South East +9 84 £425 -12.82% 46
North of England +2 77 £425 - 96
East of England +4 49 £550 +15.79% 17
South West +7 47 £500 +5.26% 27
Midlands +15 44 £388 -3.13% 41
North West +7 37 £450 +5.88% 49
Yorkshire +6 33 £400 -5.88% 33
West Midlands +38 26 £500 +5.26% 27
Wales +16 23 £550 +17.33% 9
Scotland -22 22 £450 +5.88% 7
East Midlands +23 18 £375 - 14
North East +23 7 £388 -13.89% 14
Northern Ireland +7 7 - - 6
Greenfield Project
UK

For the 6 months to 5 June 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Greenfield Project.

1 107 (30.31%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (23.80%) C#
3 83 (23.51%) .NET
4 74 (20.96%) Java
5 66 (18.70%) JavaScript
6 65 (18.41%) Azure
7 58 (16.43%) TDD
8 57 (16.15%) AWS
9 56 (15.86%) SQL
10 52 (14.73%) Finance
11 50 (14.16%) React
12 46 (13.03%) SAP
13 44 (12.46%) HTML
14 43 (12.18%) SQL Server
14 43 (12.18%) Scrum
15 42 (11.90%) DevOps
16 41 (11.61%) AngularJS
17 40 (11.33%) CSS
18 37 (10.48%) Python
19 32 (9.07%) Node.js
19 32 (9.07%) Microservices
20 31 (8.78%) MVC
21 30 (8.50%) ASP.NET
22 28 (7.93%) .NET Core
23 27 (7.65%) Web Services
23 27 (7.65%) Business Intelligence
23 27 (7.65%) Software Engineering
24 26 (7.37%) SAP S/4HANA
25 25 (7.08%) Docker
26 24 (6.80%) Security Cleared

Greenfield Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 7 (1.98%) Apache Spark
2 6 (1.70%) WinCC
3 4 (1.13%) WordPress
4 3 (0.85%) Apache
4 3 (0.85%) CMS
4 3 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.57%) Confluence
5 2 (0.57%) Mule
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.57%) Red Hat Fuse
5 2 (0.57%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.28%) IIS
6 1 (0.28%) Luigi
6 1 (0.28%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.28%) CATIA
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.28%) Siemens NX
2 1 (0.28%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 26 (7.37%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (1.70%) SAP PP
2 6 (1.70%) SAP QM
3 5 (1.42%) SAP MDG
4 3 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.85%) Magento
4 3 (0.85%) SAP APO
5 2 (0.57%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.57%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.57%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.57%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.57%) SAP WM
5 2 (0.57%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.28%) SAP EWM
6 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.28%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.28%) SAP Travel Management
6 1 (0.28%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 65 (18.41%) Azure
2 57 (16.15%) AWS
3 18 (5.10%) Serverless
4 13 (3.68%) AWS Lambda
5 9 (2.55%) Power Platform
6 8 (2.27%) PaaS
7 5 (1.42%) GCP
7 5 (1.42%) SaaS
7 5 (1.42%) SuccessFactors
8 4 (1.13%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.13%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.85%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.85%) AWS CodeBuild
9 3 (0.85%) AWS CodeCommit
9 3 (0.85%) IaaS
10 2 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.57%) Logic Apps
10 2 (0.57%) NuGet
10 2 (0.57%) Office 365
11 1 (0.28%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.13%) HTTP
2 2 (0.57%) DHCP
2 2 (0.57%) DNS
2 2 (0.57%) Firewall
2 2 (0.57%) Skype
2 2 (0.57%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (0.28%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.28%) Broadband
3 1 (0.28%) VPN
3 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (12.18%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.25%) Big Data
3 12 (3.40%) Azure SQL Database
3 12 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (2.55%) Power BI
5 8 (2.27%) Hadoop
5 8 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.98%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.70%) MySQL
7 6 (1.70%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (1.42%) Data Lake
8 5 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (1.13%) Apache Hive
9 4 (1.13%) Cosmos DB
9 4 (1.13%) Impala
10 3 (0.85%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.57%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.57%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (4.25%) Jenkins
2 13 (3.68%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.98%) Selenium
3 7 (1.98%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.70%) Cucumber
5 5 (1.42%) Maven
6 4 (1.13%) GitLab
6 4 (1.13%) IntelliJ
6 4 (1.13%) JIRA
6 4 (1.13%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.85%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.85%) Cypress.io
7 3 (0.85%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.85%) Gradle
7 3 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.85%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.57%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.57%) Protractor
8 2 (0.57%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.57%) webpack
General
1 52 (14.73%) Finance
2 20 (5.67%) Public Sector
3 18 (5.10%) Telecoms
4 16 (4.53%) Manufacturing
5 15 (4.25%) Electronics
5 15 (4.25%) Marketing
5 15 (4.25%) Retail
6 14 (3.97%) Law
7 5 (1.42%) Legal
8 4 (1.13%) Automotive
9 2 (0.57%) Billing
9 2 (0.57%) Games
10 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.28%) Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 165 (46.74%) Developer
2 50 (14.16%) .NET Developer
3 22 (6.23%) Architect
4 21 (5.95%) Consultant
5 20 (5.67%) C# Developer
6 19 (5.38%) Java Developer
7 18 (5.10%) Full Stack Developer
7 18 (5.10%) React Developer
7 18 (5.10%) Software Engineer
8 17 (4.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 17 (4.82%) SAP Consultant
9 16 (4.53%) Analyst
10 15 (4.25%) JavaScript Developer
11 14 (3.97%) C# .NET Developer
11 14 (3.97%) Senior Developer
12 13 (3.68%) Business Analyst
13 12 (3.40%) Azure Developer
14 11 (3.12%) Project Manager
15 10 (2.83%) DevOps Engineer
15 10 (2.83%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (23.51%) .NET
2 50 (14.16%) React
3 44 (12.46%) HTML
4 41 (11.61%) AngularJS
5 40 (11.33%) CSS
6 32 (9.07%) Node.js
7 30 (8.50%) ASP.NET
8 28 (7.93%) .NET Core
9 27 (7.65%) Web Services
10 23 (6.52%) .NET Framework
11 21 (5.95%) RESTful
12 20 (5.67%) Spring
13 19 (5.38%) React Native
13 19 (5.38%) REST
13 19 (5.38%) XML
14 18 (5.10%) SOAP
14 18 (5.10%) Vue.js
15 16 (4.53%) HTML5
16 15 (4.25%) Middleware
17 14 (3.97%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.23%) Mobile App
2 16 (4.53%) User Experience
3 13 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (1.98%) SCADA
6 5 (1.42%) Cloud Native
7 4 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (0.85%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (0.85%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.57%) Animation
9 2 (0.57%) EPoS
9 2 (0.57%) PKI
9 2 (0.57%) Robotics
9 2 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.57%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.28%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.28%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.28%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 23 (6.52%) Android
2 22 (6.23%) Apple iOS
3 14 (3.97%) Linux
4 8 (2.27%) Windows
5 5 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.42%) Unix
6 2 (0.57%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.28%) OS/390
7 1 (0.28%) OS/400
7 1 (0.28%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (30.31%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (16.43%) TDD
3 43 (12.18%) Scrum
4 42 (11.90%) DevOps
5 32 (9.07%) Microservices
6 31 (8.78%) MVC
7 27 (7.65%) Business Intelligence
7 27 (7.65%) Software Engineering
8 23 (6.52%) Open Source
9 21 (5.95%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (5.95%) Front End Development
10 20 (5.67%) E-Commerce
10 20 (5.67%) Test Automation
11 19 (5.38%) SOA
12 18 (5.10%) OOP
13 17 (4.82%) OO
14 15 (4.25%) Programme Management
15 14 (3.97%) Business Analysis
15 14 (3.97%) Digital Marketing
15 14 (3.97%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 84 (23.80%) C#
2 74 (20.96%) Java
3 66 (18.70%) JavaScript
4 56 (15.86%) SQL
5 37 (10.48%) Python
6 17 (4.82%) Objective-C
7 16 (4.53%) Apple Swift
7 16 (4.53%) Kotlin
8 14 (3.97%) PHP
9 11 (3.12%) Java 8
9 11 (3.12%) Ruby
9 11 (3.12%) TypeScript
10 9 (2.55%) C++
11 8 (2.27%) Scala
12 7 (1.98%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.42%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.13%) ES6
15 3 (0.85%) ES7
15 3 (0.85%) R
15 3 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (6.80%) Security Cleared
2 23 (6.52%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.55%) Degree
4 3 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (0.85%) DBS Check
4 3 (0.85%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.57%) ISEB
6 1 (0.28%) AAT
6 1 (0.28%) ACCA
6 1 (0.28%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.28%) CIMA
6 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.25%) QA
2 3 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.57%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.28%) IFRS
4 1 (0.28%) ISO 26262
4 1 (0.28%) MISRA
4 1 (0.28%) MISRA C
System Software
1 25 (7.08%) Docker
2 6 (1.70%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.85%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 19 (5.38%) Kubernetes
2 14 (3.97%) Terraform
3 13 (3.68%) Ansible
4 6 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.70%) Puppet
5 1 (0.28%) Consul
5 1 (0.28%) Grafana
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.28%) Netcool
Vendors
1 46 (13.03%) SAP
2 17 (4.82%) Microsoft
3 7 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (1.70%) Oracle
5 5 (1.42%) Concur
5 5 (1.42%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.13%) Ariba
6 4 (1.13%) Tableau
7 3 (0.85%) Talend
8 2 (0.57%) Adobe
8 2 (0.57%) Cloudera
8 2 (0.57%) Fortinet
8 2 (0.57%) Google
8 2 (0.57%) Informatica
8 2 (0.57%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.57%) Mapbox
8 2 (0.57%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.57%) Siemens
8 2 (0.57%) WSO2
9 1 (0.28%) Workday