Period
to 19 September 2019

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 19 September 2019 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
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 137 129 156
Rank change year-on-year -8 +27 +19
Contract jobs citing Greenfield Project 919 1,104 888
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.93% 2.01% 1.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.55% 6.81% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 867 687
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £326 £325 £313
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £525 £510 £500
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 0
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.71% - -
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £92.50 -
% change year-on-year -48.65% - -

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 14,029 16,211 15,456
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 29.40% 29.47% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,225 9,510 9,184
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.80% +4.38% +3.23%
10th Percentile £225 £240 £219
90th Percentile £600 £575 £544
UK median daily rate £475 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 799 764 767
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.89% -5.00% -2.44%
10th Percentile £11.24 £11.43 £11.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £21.74 £20.21 £21.00
% change year-on-year +7.57% -3.76% +3.68%

Greenfield Project
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Greenfield Project as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Greenfield Project in the UK excluding London

Greenfield Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Greenfield Project in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Greenfield Project in the UK excluding London

Greenfield Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Greenfield Project in the UK excluding London

Greenfield Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Greenfield Project in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

Contractor 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 19 September 2019. 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 -44 225 £475 -5.00% 73
North of England +18 198 £425 +6.25% 159
South West -5 138 £450 +5.88% 65
Midlands +49 124 £425 - 65
North West +21 107 £425 +6.25% 104
Scotland +66 88 £435 +2.35% 32
Yorkshire +6 87 £450 +12.50% 51
East of England -37 85 £475 -9.52% 52
West Midlands +40 66 £475 +5.56% 43
East Midlands +34 54 £380 +8.57% 22
Wales +30 38 £550 +37.50% 10
Northern Ireland +10 23 £525 +14.13% 3
North East +16 4 £425 +21.43% 4
Greenfield Project
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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.

1 333 (36.24%) Agile Software Development
2 229 (24.92%) C#
3 228 (24.81%) .NET
4 226 (24.59%) JavaScript
5 179 (19.48%) Java
6 172 (18.72%) Azure
7 168 (18.28%) HTML
8 167 (18.17%) Finance
9 165 (17.95%) CSS
10 154 (16.76%) DevOps
11 149 (16.21%) TDD
12 144 (15.67%) SQL Server
13 138 (15.02%) AngularJS
14 120 (13.06%) MVC
15 119 (12.95%) Microservices
16 117 (12.73%) SQL
17 111 (12.08%) AWS
18 101 (10.99%) Docker
18 101 (10.99%) ASP.NET
19 90 (9.79%) Scrum
19 90 (9.79%) SAP
20 89 (9.68%) Node.js
21 84 (9.14%) Oracle
22 82 (8.92%) React
23 80 (8.71%) Microsoft
24 76 (8.27%) Web Services
25 74 (8.05%) .NET Core
26 73 (7.94%) RESTful
27 72 (7.83%) Git (software)
28 69 (7.51%) Software Engineering

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 27 (2.94%) Mule
1 27 (2.94%) Oracle Service Bus
1 27 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 25 (2.72%) CMS
3 19 (2.07%) Apache Spark
4 14 (1.52%) SharePoint
5 12 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (1.31%) IIS
6 9 (0.98%) Apache
7 6 (0.65%) JBoss
8 5 (0.54%) Umbraco
8 5 (0.54%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.44%) Apache Pig
9 4 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (0.44%) WordPress
10 3 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.33%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.22%) DNN
11 2 (0.22%) EPiServer
Applications
1 9 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.33%) Sketch
3 2 (0.22%) InVision
3 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.11%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.11%) UXPin
4 1 (0.11%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 32 (3.48%) SAP S/4HANA
2 14 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.98%) SAP CO
4 8 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.87%) SAP FI
4 8 (0.87%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (0.54%) Magento
5 5 (0.54%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.44%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.33%) SAP MM
7 3 (0.33%) SAP SD
7 3 (0.33%) SAP WM
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.22%) SAP CCM
8 2 (0.22%) SAP FSCM
8 2 (0.22%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 172 (18.72%) Azure
2 111 (12.08%) AWS
3 30 (3.26%) SaaS
4 24 (2.61%) Dynamics 365
5 23 (2.50%) Serverless
6 22 (2.39%) Power Platform
7 18 (1.96%) Office 365
8 15 (1.63%) AWS CloudFormation
8 15 (1.63%) GitHub
8 15 (1.63%) SuccessFactors
9 14 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
9 14 (1.52%) PaaS
10 12 (1.31%) OpenShift
11 11 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
12 9 (0.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 9 (0.98%) IaaS
12 9 (0.98%) npm
13 8 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.54%) Azure Data Factory
14 5 (0.54%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.05%) Internet
2 12 (1.31%) TETRA
3 7 (0.76%) HTTP
3 7 (0.76%) LAN
4 4 (0.44%) Firewall
4 4 (0.44%) WAN
5 3 (0.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (0.33%) Wireless
6 2 (0.22%) DNS
6 2 (0.22%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.11%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.11%) Broadband
7 1 (0.11%) DHCP
7 1 (0.11%) FTP
7 1 (0.11%) GSM
7 1 (0.11%) Intranet
7 1 (0.11%) IPv4
7 1 (0.11%) IPv6
7 1 (0.11%) VoIP
7 1 (0.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (15.67%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.37%) Big Data
3 27 (2.94%) MySQL
4 26 (2.83%) NoSQL
5 24 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (2.18%) Hadoop
6 20 (2.18%) Relational Database
7 19 (2.07%) MongoDB
7 19 (2.07%) Power BI
8 16 (1.74%) Cosmos DB
9 15 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
11 10 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
11 10 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (0.87%) Oracle Database
13 7 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
15 5 (0.54%) HBase
Development Applications
1 72 (7.83%) Git (software)
2 37 (4.03%) Jenkins
3 22 (2.39%) Selenium
4 16 (1.74%) Visual Studio
5 14 (1.52%) Bitbucket
6 12 (1.31%) Eclipse
6 12 (1.31%) JIRA
6 12 (1.31%) PVCS
6 12 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (1.31%) Visual Studio Team System
7 11 (1.20%) Cucumber
7 11 (1.20%) Maven
7 11 (1.20%) webpack
8 10 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (0.98%) SpecFlow
9 9 (0.98%) Subversion
10 8 (0.87%) Grunt
10 8 (0.87%) IntelliJ
10 8 (0.87%) Jasmine
11 7 (0.76%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 167 (18.17%) Finance
2 58 (6.31%) Telecoms
3 47 (5.11%) Manufacturing
3 47 (5.11%) Public Sector
4 46 (5.01%) Marketing
5 40 (4.35%) Electronics
6 38 (4.13%) Banking
7 29 (3.16%) Law
8 22 (2.39%) Retail
9 19 (2.07%) Investment Banking
10 17 (1.85%) Legal
11 12 (1.31%) Billing
12 10 (1.09%) Games
13 9 (0.98%) Publishing
14 7 (0.76%) Automotive
15 2 (0.22%) Back Office
15 2 (0.22%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 494 (53.75%) Developer
2 129 (14.04%) .NET Developer
3 94 (10.23%) Java Developer
4 82 (8.92%) Senior Developer
5 74 (8.05%) C# Developer
6 67 (7.29%) Architect
7 63 (6.86%) Full Stack Developer
8 55 (5.98%) C# .NET Developer
9 52 (5.66%) JavaScript Developer
10 41 (4.46%) Senior Java Developer
11 40 (4.35%) Analyst
12 38 (4.13%) React Developer
13 37 (4.03%) Project Manager
14 34 (3.70%) Lead Developer
15 32 (3.48%) Consultant
16 31 (3.37%) DevOps Engineer
16 31 (3.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 31 (3.37%) Python Developer
17 27 (2.94%) Technical Architect
18 26 (2.83%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (24.81%) .NET
2 168 (18.28%) HTML
3 165 (17.95%) CSS
4 138 (15.02%) AngularJS
5 101 (10.99%) ASP.NET
6 89 (9.68%) Node.js
7 82 (8.92%) React
8 76 (8.27%) Web Services
9 74 (8.05%) .NET Core
10 73 (7.94%) RESTful
11 62 (6.75%) ASP.NET Web API
12 60 (6.53%) ASP.NET MVC
13 58 (6.31%) HTML5
14 47 (5.11%) CSS3
15 44 (4.79%) XML
16 43 (4.68%) jQuery
16 43 (4.68%) SOAP
17 42 (4.57%) REST
18 40 (4.35%) Spring
19 37 (4.03%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 37 (4.03%) User Experience
2 23 (2.50%) Mobile App
3 14 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (1.52%) Cloud Native
4 10 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (0.87%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (0.76%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.44%) CMDB
8 3 (0.33%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.33%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.33%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.33%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.22%) Clustering
9 2 (0.22%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.22%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.22%) PKI
9 2 (0.22%) Robotics
9 2 (0.22%) SCADA
9 2 (0.22%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 47 (5.11%) Linux
2 22 (2.39%) Android
3 21 (2.29%) Windows
4 20 (2.18%) Apple iOS
5 15 (1.63%) Unix
6 12 (1.31%) OpenVMS
7 10 (1.09%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.44%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.22%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.22%) VMS
10 2 (0.22%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.11%) CentOS
11 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (36.24%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (16.76%) DevOps
3 149 (16.21%) TDD
4 120 (13.06%) MVC
5 119 (12.95%) Microservices
6 90 (9.79%) Scrum
7 69 (7.51%) Software Engineering
8 64 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
9 52 (5.66%) Migration
10 51 (5.55%) Continuous Integration
10 51 (5.55%) Front End Development
11 45 (4.90%) OO
12 44 (4.79%) Test Automation
13 42 (4.57%) BDD
14 41 (4.46%) Digital Marketing
14 41 (4.46%) ERP
14 41 (4.46%) Unit Testing
15 39 (4.24%) E-Commerce
16 38 (4.13%) Programme Management
16 38 (4.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 229 (24.92%) C#
2 226 (24.59%) JavaScript
3 179 (19.48%) Java
4 117 (12.73%) SQL
5 61 (6.64%) Python
6 40 (4.35%) Java 8
7 38 (4.13%) PHP
8 34 (3.70%) C++
9 24 (2.61%) C
10 23 (2.50%) ES6
11 21 (2.29%) TypeScript
12 19 (2.07%) PowerShell
13 10 (1.09%) Fortran
13 10 (1.09%) Shell Script
14 9 (0.98%) Scala
14 9 (0.98%) T-SQL
15 8 (0.87%) Bash Shell
16 7 (0.76%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.76%) Ruby
17 6 (0.65%) XPath
Qualifications
1 27 (2.94%) Security Cleared
2 19 (2.07%) Degree
3 17 (1.85%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (1.20%) DBS Check
6 9 (0.98%) CISSP
6 9 (0.98%) SSCP
6 9 (0.98%) TOGAF Certification
7 4 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.33%) CCNA
8 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.22%) CCDP
9 2 (0.22%) CCNP
9 2 (0.22%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.22%) PhD
10 1 (0.11%) ACCA
10 1 (0.11%) CCIE
10 1 (0.11%) ISEB
10 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.94%) QA
2 11 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.76%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.65%) MISRA
5 5 (0.54%) IEC 61508
5 5 (0.54%) ISO 26262
6 2 (0.22%) GDPR
6 2 (0.22%) PMO
7 1 (0.11%) IEC 62304
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.11%) NIST
System Software
1 101 (10.99%) Docker
2 17 (1.85%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.09%) HDFS
4 7 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.11%) Kamailio
6 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 60 (6.53%) Kubernetes
2 41 (4.46%) Terraform
3 19 (2.07%) Ansible
4 9 (0.98%) Puppet
5 7 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.44%) Oozie
7 2 (0.22%) Packer
7 2 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.11%) Control-M
8 1 (0.11%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.11%) PingFederate
8 1 (0.11%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.11%) Rancher
8 1 (0.11%) SCCM
8 1 (0.11%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 90 (9.79%) SAP
2 84 (9.14%) Oracle
3 80 (8.71%) Microsoft
4 27 (2.94%) WSO2
5 25 (2.72%) Talend
6 13 (1.41%) Ariba
6 13 (1.41%) Concur
7 12 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (1.20%) Adobe
9 9 (0.98%) Sitecore
9 9 (0.98%) Xamarin
10 8 (0.87%) Tableau
11 7 (0.76%) Google
12 6 (0.65%) Citrix
12 6 (0.65%) VMware
13 5 (0.54%) Cisco
13 5 (0.54%) IBM
13 5 (0.54%) Splunk
13 5 (0.54%) Workday
14 4 (0.44%) UiPath