Period
to 19 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Greenfield Project in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Greenfield Project over the 6 months to 19 August 2018 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
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 99 121
Rank change year-on-year +14 +22 -2
Contract jobs citing Greenfield Project 2,942 2,432 2,262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.88% 2.52% 2.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.44% 7.37% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,434 1,981 1,838
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £461
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.40% +2.50%
10th Percentile £363 £338 £325
90th Percentile £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
UK median hourly rate £150.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 34,855 32,986 37,195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.10% 34.20% 34.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,566 21,495 24,288
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £656 £638 £621
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,061 1,048 1,258
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £20.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.88% -0.41% +10.05%
10th Percentile £12.23 £11.25 £11.32
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £47.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.66 £20.81
% change year-on-year +1.73% -5.50% +15.58%

Greenfield Project
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Greenfield Project in the UK

Greenfield Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Greenfield Project in the UK

Greenfield Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Greenfield Project over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Greenfield Project in the UK

Greenfield Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Greenfield Project in the UK

Greenfield Project
Top 16 Contract Locations

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 over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. 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
England +17 2,822 £513 +2.50% 794
London +13 1,843 £525 - 445
UK excluding London +19 1,060 £450 +9.09% 382
South East +39 356 £475 +2.70% 95
North of England -29 231 £400 +5.96% 118
East of England +13 183 £525 - 41
North West -10 121 £400 +6.67% 76
South West -15 104 £425 +0.59% 44
Yorkshire -17 102 £400 +6.67% 35
Midlands -4 95 £419 +4.69% 50
Scotland -50 60 £413 +5.77% 23
West Midlands -6 59 £463 +27.59% 34
East Midlands -10 36 £350 -15.15% 16
Wales 0 23 £400 -5.88% 5
Northern Ireland +38 15 £432 +6.67% 6
North East -10 8 £350 -30.00% 7

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, 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 with a requirement for Greenfield Project.

1 1,367 (46.46%) Agile Software Development
2 963 (32.73%) JavaScript
3 912 (31.00%) TDD
4 847 (28.79%) Java
5 760 (25.83%) Finance
6 686 (23.32%) C#
7 620 (21.07%) .NET
8 594 (20.19%) SQL
9 557 (18.93%) HTML
10 532 (18.08%) AngularJS
11 514 (17.47%) Amazon AWS
12 509 (17.30%) Microservices
13 508 (17.27%) CSS
14 485 (16.49%) React
15 443 (15.06%) Microsoft Azure
16 405 (13.77%) SQL Server
17 379 (12.88%) BDD
17 379 (12.88%) DevOps
18 369 (12.54%) Scrum
19 364 (12.37%) Spring
20 360 (12.24%) MVC
21 354 (12.03%) Docker
22 348 (11.83%) Git (software)
23 347 (11.79%) RESTful
24 325 (11.05%) Java 8
25 317 (10.77%) HTML5
26 303 (10.30%) Continuous Integration
27 297 (10.10%) Web Services
28 283 (9.62%) Jenkins
29 279 (9.48%) Node.js

Greenfield Project
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 104 (3.54%) Elasticsearch
2 93 (3.16%) Apache Spark
3 59 (2.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 57 (1.94%) Mule
5 55 (1.87%) Oracle Service Bus
6 39 (1.33%) JBoss
7 37 (1.26%) CMS
7 37 (1.26%) MQSeries
8 36 (1.22%) Tomcat
9 34 (1.16%) NServiceBus
10 32 (1.09%) Apache
10 32 (1.09%) Confluence
11 28 (0.95%) Jetty
12 23 (0.78%) IIS
13 19 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
14 16 (0.54%) Umbraco
14 16 (0.54%) WebSphere
15 14 (0.48%) SharePoint
16 10 (0.34%) Apache Pig
17 9 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 23 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.27%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (0.24%) InVision
3 7 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.14%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.034%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.034%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 32 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.68%) Markit EDM
3 13 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
4 12 (0.41%) PolarLake
5 11 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.24%) Magento
7 5 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
8 4 (0.14%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.14%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.14%) SAP SD
9 3 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 3 (0.10%) Cognos TM1
9 3 (0.10%) Endur
9 3 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.10%) SAP FI/CO
10 2 (0.068%) NetSuite
10 2 (0.068%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.068%) SAP GRC
10 2 (0.068%) SAP PLM
10 2 (0.068%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 514 (17.47%) Amazon AWS
2 443 (15.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (2.14%) Google Cloud Platform
4 54 (1.84%) Serverless
5 47 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
6 45 (1.53%) Amazon S3
7 44 (1.50%) PaaS
8 40 (1.36%) GitHub
9 33 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
9 33 (1.12%) OpenShift
10 32 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
11 28 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 27 (0.92%) IaaS
13 26 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
14 25 (0.85%) npm
15 24 (0.82%) SaaS
16 11 (0.37%) Yarn
17 10 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
18 8 (0.27%) CloudFront
18 8 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (0.88%) HTTP
2 19 (0.65%) Internet
3 10 (0.34%) AMQP
4 9 (0.31%) SSL
5 8 (0.27%) Firewall
5 8 (0.27%) Kerberos
5 8 (0.27%) Network Security
6 7 (0.24%) WAN
7 6 (0.20%) WEP
8 5 (0.17%) MPLS
8 5 (0.17%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.14%) BGP
9 4 (0.14%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.14%) FTP
9 4 (0.14%) LAN
9 4 (0.14%) OSPF
9 4 (0.14%) SMS
9 4 (0.14%) VPN
10 3 (0.10%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.10%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 405 (13.77%) SQL Server
2 195 (6.63%) NoSQL
3 193 (6.56%) MongoDB
4 159 (5.40%) Hadoop
5 139 (4.72%) Big Data
6 82 (2.79%) Apache Cassandra
7 79 (2.69%) MySQL
8 77 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
9 73 (2.48%) Relational Database
10 57 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
11 56 (1.90%) Azure SQL Database
12 52 (1.77%) SQL Server 2016
13 49 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 48 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
15 36 (1.22%) Couchbase
15 36 (1.22%) HBase
16 34 (1.16%) Cosmos DB
17 33 (1.12%) RDBMS
18 32 (1.09%) Apache Hive
18 32 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 348 (11.83%) Git (software)
2 283 (9.62%) Jenkins
3 203 (6.90%) Maven
4 112 (3.81%) Cucumber
5 99 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 98 (3.33%) Selenium
7 82 (2.79%) webpack
8 79 (2.69%) JIRA
9 58 (1.97%) Octopus Deploy
10 57 (1.94%) NUnit
10 57 (1.94%) Visual Studio
11 56 (1.90%) JUnit
12 55 (1.87%) TeamCity
13 54 (1.84%) Jasmine
13 54 (1.84%) SpecFlow
14 49 (1.67%) Mockito
15 33 (1.12%) Subversion
16 32 (1.09%) gulp
17 27 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
18 25 (0.85%) WebDriver
General
1 760 (25.83%) Finance
2 235 (7.99%) Banking
3 167 (5.68%) Retail
4 145 (4.93%) Marketing
5 136 (4.62%) Telecoms
6 129 (4.38%) Front Office
7 123 (4.18%) Manufacturing
8 109 (3.70%) Electronics
9 56 (1.90%) Games
10 54 (1.84%) Law
11 53 (1.80%) Investment Banking
12 18 (0.61%) Legal
12 18 (0.61%) Publishing
13 14 (0.48%) Advertising
14 13 (0.44%) Back Office
15 10 (0.34%) Financial Institution
16 9 (0.31%) Retail Banking
17 7 (0.24%) Interactive Media
17 7 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
18 6 (0.20%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1,920 (65.26%) Developer
2 451 (15.33%) Java Developer
3 343 (11.66%) .NET Developer
4 302 (10.27%) C# Developer
5 265 (9.01%) React Developer
6 215 (7.31%) JavaScript Developer
7 213 (7.24%) Senior Developer
8 184 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 155 (5.27%) Angular Developer
10 148 (5.03%) Full Stack Developer
11 147 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
12 145 (4.93%) DevOps Engineer
13 134 (4.55%) Analyst
14 119 (4.04%) Lead Developer
15 118 (4.01%) Architect
16 92 (3.13%) AWS Engineer
17 89 (3.03%) AWS DevOps
18 80 (2.72%) Lead Java Developer
19 78 (2.65%) AWS DevOps Engineer
19 78 (2.65%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 620 (21.07%) .NET
2 557 (18.93%) HTML
3 532 (18.08%) AngularJS
4 508 (17.27%) CSS
5 485 (16.49%) React
6 364 (12.37%) Spring
7 347 (11.79%) RESTful
8 317 (10.77%) HTML5
9 297 (10.10%) Web Services
10 279 (9.48%) Node.js
11 264 (8.97%) ASP.NET
11 264 (8.97%) REST
12 237 (8.06%) ASP.NET Web API
13 213 (7.24%) CSS3
13 213 (7.24%) JSON
14 200 (6.80%) Redux
15 197 (6.70%) Hibernate
16 174 (5.91%) Spring Boot
17 170 (5.78%) Angular 2
17 170 (5.78%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 203 (6.90%) Fintech
2 123 (4.18%) User Experience
3 109 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 95 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 60 (2.04%) Fixed Income
6 50 (1.70%) Computer Science
7 48 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
8 46 (1.56%) Derivative
9 34 (1.16%) Equities
10 32 (1.09%) Algorithms
11 31 (1.05%) Data Structures
12 30 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
13 28 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
14 26 (0.88%) Cloud Native
15 22 (0.75%) Hedge funds
16 21 (0.71%) Equity Derivative
16 21 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
17 20 (0.68%) Blog
17 20 (0.68%) Virtual Team
18 17 (0.58%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 202 (6.87%) Linux
2 89 (3.03%) Windows
3 88 (2.99%) Apple iOS
3 88 (2.99%) Unix
4 76 (2.58%) Android
5 30 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (0.51%) Windows Server
7 9 (0.31%) Ubuntu
8 8 (0.27%) OpenVMS
9 7 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.17%) CoreOS
10 5 (0.17%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.14%) CentOS
11 4 (0.14%) VMS
11 4 (0.14%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.10%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.068%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.068%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.034%) Solaris
14 1 (0.034%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,367 (46.46%) Agile Software Development
2 912 (31.00%) TDD
3 509 (17.30%) Microservices
4 379 (12.88%) BDD
4 379 (12.88%) DevOps
5 369 (12.54%) Scrum
6 360 (12.24%) MVC
7 303 (10.30%) Continuous Integration
8 272 (9.25%) Front End Development
9 269 (9.14%) Test Automation
10 255 (8.67%) OO
11 219 (7.44%) Business Intelligence
12 180 (6.12%) E-Commerce
13 176 (5.98%) SOA
14 172 (5.85%) Software Engineering
15 147 (5.00%) Multithreading
15 147 (5.00%) Web Development
16 133 (4.52%) Migration
17 119 (4.04%) Digital Marketing
18 115 (3.91%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 963 (32.73%) JavaScript
2 847 (28.79%) Java
3 686 (23.32%) C#
4 594 (20.19%) SQL
5 325 (11.05%) Java 8
6 259 (8.80%) Python
7 131 (4.45%) Scala
8 120 (4.08%) TypeScript
9 118 (4.01%) ES6
10 113 (3.84%) Ruby
11 79 (2.69%) PHP
12 74 (2.52%) T-SQL
13 57 (1.94%) Bash Shell
14 56 (1.90%) Java 9
15 53 (1.80%) Go
16 47 (1.60%) C
17 45 (1.53%) C++
17 45 (1.53%) PowerShell
18 41 (1.39%) XPath
19 33 (1.12%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 93 (3.16%) Degree
2 38 (1.29%) Security Cleared
3 24 (0.82%) SC Cleared
4 21 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (0.48%) ISTQB
6 13 (0.44%) AWS Certification
7 11 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
8 10 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (0.27%) BC Cleared
9 8 (0.27%) Master's Degree
10 7 (0.24%) ISEB
11 5 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.17%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
12 4 (0.14%) PMP
13 3 (0.10%) CCNP
13 3 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.10%) CISSP
13 3 (0.10%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (2.99%) QA
2 37 (1.26%) GCP
3 11 (0.37%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.27%) GDPR
4 8 (0.27%) PMO
5 7 (0.24%) SLA
6 5 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.17%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.068%) ISO 20022
8 2 (0.068%) MiFID
9 1 (0.034%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.034%) DICOM
9 1 (0.034%) EMIR
9 1 (0.034%) HL7
System Software
1 354 (12.03%) Docker
2 54 (1.84%) HDFS
3 18 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 12 (0.41%) Active Directory
5 8 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (0.14%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.068%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.034%) etcd
9 1 (0.034%) Firmware
9 1 (0.034%) Varnish
9 1 (0.034%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.034%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 190 (6.46%) Kubernetes
2 145 (4.93%) Terraform
3 133 (4.52%) Ansible
4 104 (3.54%) Puppet
5 82 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (1.02%) Mesos
7 26 (0.88%) Packer
8 25 (0.85%) Cobbler
9 20 (0.68%) Hadoop YARN
10 15 (0.51%) Salt
11 11 (0.37%) Kibana
11 11 (0.37%) SCCM
12 10 (0.34%) logstash
13 8 (0.27%) Consul
13 8 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
14 7 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
14 7 (0.24%) Prometheus
15 5 (0.17%) Control-M
15 5 (0.17%) Grafana
15 5 (0.17%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 218 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 187 (6.36%) SAP
3 146 (4.96%) Oracle
4 55 (1.87%) WSO2
5 54 (1.84%) Google
6 35 (1.19%) Tableau
7 32 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
8 24 (0.82%) ServiceNow
9 19 (0.65%) Talend
10 18 (0.61%) Xamarin
11 16 (0.54%) Bloomberg
12 15 (0.51%) Alteryx
12 15 (0.51%) Hortonworks
12 15 (0.51%) Red Hat
13 14 (0.48%) Cognos
14 12 (0.41%) MuleSoft
14 12 (0.41%) Sitecore
14 12 (0.41%) Splunk
15 11 (0.37%) Atlassian
15 11 (0.37%) VMware