Period
to 21 October 2019

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 21 October 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
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 75 82 106
Rank change year-on-year +7 +24 +5
Contract jobs citing Greenfield Project 2,509 3,148 2,407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.95% 3.08% 2.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.44% 9.47% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,041 2,599 1,983
UK median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £375 £370 £338
90th Percentile £700 £660 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £463 £413
% change year-on-year -2.70% +12.12% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 1
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.58% +103.95% -55.29%
10th Percentile £25.38 £33.38 £17.50
90th Percentile £51.75 £43.13 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +22.58% +103.95% -55.29%

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 26,571 33,234 32,889
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.28% 32.47% 33.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,868 21,551 21,552
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £274 £263
90th Percentile £669 £656 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,048 1,045 1,006
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - -
10th Percentile £11.66 £12.24 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% -5.00% -

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 21 October 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Greenfield Project over the 6 months to 21 October 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 October 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
England +3 2,355 £538 +2.38% 837
London +6 1,601 £575 +6.98% 376
UK excluding London -7 882 £450 -2.70% 517
North of England +34 218 £450 +16.13% 181
South East -77 188 £475 -5.00% 104
South West +23 159 £438 +2.94% 53
North West +34 125 £425 +13.33% 107
Midlands +76 119 £438 -2.78% 74
Yorkshire +24 91 £475 +18.75% 60
Scotland +47 76 £435 +5.45% 41
West Midlands +47 67 £475 +5.56% 49
East of England -49 65 £475 -9.52% 50
East Midlands +39 49 £400 +6.67% 25
Wales +28 38 £500 +25.06% 12
Northern Ireland +16 20 £525 +14.13% 2
North East +11 2 £550 +34.15% 14

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 with a requirement for Greenfield Project.

1 918 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 647 (25.79%) JavaScript
3 635 (25.31%) Java
4 585 (23.32%) Finance
5 522 (20.81%) C#
6 495 (19.73%) TDD
7 460 (18.33%) .NET
8 435 (17.34%) Azure
9 423 (16.86%) AWS
10 405 (16.14%) Microservices
11 398 (15.86%) DevOps
12 390 (15.54%) React
13 353 (14.07%) Docker
13 353 (14.07%) AngularJS
14 336 (13.39%) SQL
14 336 (13.39%) Python
15 310 (12.36%) HTML
16 309 (12.32%) CSS
17 305 (12.16%) Node.js
18 262 (10.44%) Kubernetes
19 232 (9.25%) Fintech
20 226 (9.01%) SQL Server
21 216 (8.61%) Front Office
22 213 (8.49%) Banking
23 210 (8.37%) Software Engineering
24 198 (7.89%) Web Services
25 193 (7.69%) Front End Development
26 192 (7.65%) BDD
27 182 (7.25%) MVC
27 182 (7.25%) Scrum

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 71 (2.83%) Apache Spark
2 42 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
3 35 (1.39%) CMS
4 23 (0.92%) Apache
5 21 (0.84%) SharePoint
6 16 (0.64%) Mule
6 16 (0.64%) Oracle Service Bus
6 16 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 13 (0.52%) EPiServer
7 13 (0.52%) IIS
8 12 (0.48%) nginx
9 11 (0.44%) Umbraco
10 9 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
11 8 (0.32%) Confluence
11 8 (0.32%) Drupal
12 7 (0.28%) SugarCRM
13 6 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 6 (0.24%) JBoss
14 5 (0.20%) Apache Airflow
14 5 (0.20%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 11 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.20%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.20%) Sketch
5 4 (0.16%) InVision
5 4 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.12%) Chatbot
6 3 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.080%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.080%) Zeplin
8 1 (0.040%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.040%) Adobe XD
8 1 (0.040%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.040%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 48 (1.91%) SAP S/4HANA
2 27 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (0.80%) Endur
4 9 (0.36%) Magento
5 8 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 8 (0.32%) SAP FI
5 8 (0.32%) SAP Travel Management
6 7 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
6 7 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (0.28%) SAP CO
6 7 (0.28%) SAP SD
7 6 (0.24%) NetSuite
7 6 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
7 6 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
7 6 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (0.20%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
9 4 (0.16%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 435 (17.34%) Azure
2 423 (16.86%) AWS
3 129 (5.14%) GCP
4 112 (4.46%) Serverless
5 74 (2.95%) Power Platform
6 62 (2.47%) AWS Lambda
7 52 (2.07%) Amazon S3
8 45 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
9 44 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
10 43 (1.71%) OpenShift
11 38 (1.51%) SaaS
12 35 (1.39%) GitHub
13 32 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
13 32 (1.28%) PaaS
14 29 (1.16%) Amazon ECS
14 29 (1.16%) Azure Data Factory
15 25 (1.00%) Amazon SQS
15 25 (1.00%) Office 365
16 24 (0.96%) SuccessFactors
17 20 (0.80%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 35 (1.39%) Internet
2 16 (0.64%) HTTP
3 15 (0.60%) TETRA
4 7 (0.28%) Firewall
4 7 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (0.24%) DNS
5 6 (0.24%) LAN
5 6 (0.24%) SSH
6 5 (0.20%) WAN
7 4 (0.16%) Wireless
8 3 (0.12%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (0.12%) Multicast
9 2 (0.080%) 4G
9 2 (0.080%) 5G
9 2 (0.080%) Asterisk PBX
9 2 (0.080%) DSL
9 2 (0.080%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.080%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.080%) VoIP
10 1 (0.040%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (9.01%) SQL Server
2 129 (5.14%) Big Data
3 109 (4.34%) NoSQL
4 85 (3.39%) MongoDB
5 73 (2.91%) Relational Database
6 69 (2.75%) MySQL
6 69 (2.75%) Power BI
7 68 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
8 63 (2.51%) Hadoop
9 55 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 51 (2.03%) Data Lake
10 51 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
11 50 (1.99%) Amazon RDS
12 48 (1.91%) Cosmos DB
13 43 (1.71%) Azure SQL Database
14 36 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 36 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 34 (1.36%) Amazon Athena
16 29 (1.16%) Amazon Redshift
17 27 (1.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 140 (5.58%) Git (software)
2 110 (4.38%) Jenkins
3 43 (1.71%) webpack
4 38 (1.51%) TeamCity
5 37 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 33 (1.32%) Selenium
7 29 (1.16%) Maven
8 27 (1.08%) Cucumber
8 27 (1.08%) JUnit
9 26 (1.04%) JIRA
10 23 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
11 20 (0.80%) Jasmine
11 20 (0.80%) Visual Studio
12 19 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
12 19 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
13 17 (0.68%) Artifactory
14 16 (0.64%) FitNesse
15 15 (0.60%) gulp
16 14 (0.56%) SonarQube
16 14 (0.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 585 (23.32%) Finance
2 216 (8.61%) Front Office
3 213 (8.49%) Banking
4 92 (3.67%) Investment Banking
5 68 (2.71%) Telecoms
6 65 (2.59%) Marketing
7 60 (2.39%) Retail
8 54 (2.15%) Manufacturing
9 53 (2.11%) Public Sector
10 39 (1.55%) Electronics
11 35 (1.39%) Law
12 32 (1.28%) Legal
13 19 (0.76%) Games
14 16 (0.64%) Back Office
14 16 (0.64%) Billing
15 13 (0.52%) Publishing
16 10 (0.40%) Advertising
17 8 (0.32%) Automotive
17 8 (0.32%) Financial Institution
18 4 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,464 (58.35%) Developer
2 333 (13.27%) Java Developer
3 291 (11.60%) React Developer
4 246 (9.80%) Full Stack Developer
5 216 (8.61%) Senior Developer
6 201 (8.01%) .NET Developer
7 181 (7.21%) C# Developer
8 163 (6.50%) Architect
9 122 (4.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 122 (4.86%) JavaScript Developer
10 105 (4.18%) DevOps Engineer
11 102 (4.07%) Analyst
12 98 (3.91%) Python Developer
13 88 (3.51%) Consultant
14 84 (3.35%) Angular Developer
15 78 (3.11%) Lead Developer
16 77 (3.07%) C# .NET Developer
16 77 (3.07%) Senior Java Developer
17 72 (2.87%) AWS Developer
18 71 (2.83%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 460 (18.33%) .NET
2 390 (15.54%) React
3 353 (14.07%) AngularJS
4 310 (12.36%) HTML
5 309 (12.32%) CSS
6 305 (12.16%) Node.js
7 198 (7.89%) Web Services
8 178 (7.09%) .NET Core
9 170 (6.78%) Redux
9 170 (6.78%) Spring
10 169 (6.74%) RESTful
11 150 (5.98%) ASP.NET
12 126 (5.02%) Kafka
13 117 (4.66%) HTML5
14 108 (4.30%) Spring Boot
15 95 (3.79%) Sass
16 92 (3.67%) REST
17 84 (3.35%) CSS3
18 82 (3.27%) ASP.NET Web API
19 77 (3.07%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 91 (3.63%) User Experience
2 90 (3.59%) Derivative
3 88 (3.51%) Hedge funds
4 77 (3.07%) Equities
5 73 (2.91%) Fixed Income
6 67 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
7 63 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
7 63 (2.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 39 (1.55%) Mobile App
9 31 (1.24%) Equity Derivative
10 27 (1.08%) Cloud Native
11 25 (1.00%) Reference Data
12 24 (0.96%) Public Cloud
13 23 (0.92%) Data Structures
14 22 (0.88%) Algorithms
15 19 (0.76%) Self-Motivation
16 18 (0.72%) Credit Risk
17 17 (0.68%) Animation
17 17 (0.68%) Exotic Derivative
18 16 (0.64%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 114 (4.54%) Linux
2 68 (2.71%) Apple iOS
3 51 (2.03%) Android
4 32 (1.28%) Windows
5 29 (1.16%) Unix
6 15 (0.60%) tvOS
7 12 (0.48%) OpenVMS
8 9 (0.36%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.16%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.16%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.080%) CentOS
11 2 (0.080%) VMS
12 1 (0.040%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.040%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 918 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 495 (19.73%) TDD
3 405 (16.14%) Microservices
4 398 (15.86%) DevOps
5 232 (9.25%) Fintech
6 210 (8.37%) Software Engineering
7 193 (7.69%) Front End Development
8 192 (7.65%) BDD
9 182 (7.25%) MVC
9 182 (7.25%) Scrum
10 157 (6.26%) OO
11 140 (5.58%) Test Automation
12 137 (5.46%) Continuous Integration
13 134 (5.34%) Analytics
14 130 (5.18%) Business Intelligence
14 130 (5.18%) Open Source
15 116 (4.62%) Unit Testing
16 108 (4.30%) SDLC
17 105 (4.18%) Migration
18 100 (3.99%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 647 (25.79%) JavaScript
2 635 (25.31%) Java
3 522 (20.81%) C#
4 336 (13.39%) Python
4 336 (13.39%) SQL
5 132 (5.26%) ES6
6 130 (5.18%) Java 8
7 126 (5.02%) TypeScript
8 102 (4.07%) PHP
9 94 (3.75%) Scala
10 90 (3.59%) C++
11 60 (2.39%) Ruby
12 36 (1.43%) C
13 35 (1.39%) R
14 34 (1.36%) Kotlin
15 32 (1.28%) Apple Swift
15 32 (1.28%) PowerShell
16 25 (1.00%) Bash Shell
17 24 (0.96%) Go
18 23 (0.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 65 (2.59%) Degree
2 54 (2.15%) Security Cleared
3 36 (1.43%) SC Cleared
4 10 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (0.40%) CISSP
4 10 (0.40%) TOGAF Certification
5 9 (0.36%) SSCP
6 8 (0.32%) DBS Check
7 6 (0.24%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (0.24%) PhD
8 5 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.16%) CEH
9 4 (0.16%) CHECK Team Member
9 4 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.12%) ACCA
10 3 (0.12%) CCNA
10 3 (0.12%) CIMA
10 3 (0.12%) OSCP
11 2 (0.080%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (1.87%) QA
2 11 (0.44%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (0.40%) PMO
4 9 (0.36%) GDPR
4 9 (0.36%) MiFID
5 8 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
6 7 (0.28%) MISRA
6 7 (0.28%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.20%) IEC 61508
7 5 (0.20%) ISO 26262
8 4 (0.16%) EMIR
9 2 (0.080%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (0.080%) NIST
9 2 (0.080%) TARGET2
10 1 (0.040%) IEC 62304
10 1 (0.040%) ISO 20022
10 1 (0.040%) P3O
10 1 (0.040%) SLA
10 1 (0.040%) WCAG
System Software
1 353 (14.07%) Docker
2 19 (0.76%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.40%) HDFS
5 9 (0.36%) vSphere
6 6 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.080%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.080%) Kamailio
9 1 (0.040%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.040%) Varnish
9 1 (0.040%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.040%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.040%) Xen
Systems Management
1 262 (10.44%) Kubernetes
2 137 (5.46%) Terraform
3 96 (3.83%) Ansible
4 33 (1.32%) Puppet
5 27 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (0.32%) Grafana
7 5 (0.20%) Mesos
7 5 (0.20%) Oozie
7 5 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.16%) Packer
8 4 (0.16%) Rancher
9 3 (0.12%) Kibana
9 3 (0.12%) Salt
10 2 (0.080%) Consul
10 2 (0.080%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.080%) Istio
11 1 (0.040%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.040%) PingFederate
11 1 (0.040%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.040%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 148 (5.90%) Microsoft
2 139 (5.54%) SAP
3 106 (4.22%) Oracle
4 70 (2.79%) Google
5 47 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
6 22 (0.88%) Tableau
7 20 (0.80%) OpenLink
8 19 (0.76%) Apple
8 19 (0.76%) Talend
9 18 (0.72%) VMware
10 17 (0.68%) Ariba
10 17 (0.68%) WSO2
11 16 (0.64%) Sybase
12 14 (0.56%) Sitecore
13 13 (0.52%) Adobe
14 12 (0.48%) Databricks
15 11 (0.44%) Concur
16 10 (0.40%) Workday
17 9 (0.36%) Informatica
17 9 (0.36%) MuleSoft