Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 98 106
Rank change year-on-year +7 +8 +32
Contract jobs citing Greenfield Project 2,621 2,249 2,349
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.58% 2.34% 2.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.75% 7.16% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,202 1,861 1,916
UK median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% -
10th Percentile £350 £325 £318
90th Percentile £650 £631 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +7.88% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
UK median hourly rate £44.75 £42.50 £53.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.29% -20.93% +45.27%
10th Percentile £24.63 £19.50 £33.05
90th Percentile £67.43 £82.50 £150.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +38.46%

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 33,836 31,430 35,453
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.36% 32.74% 32.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,622 20,535 22,857
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £245
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 997 1,118 1,321
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03% +17.86%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.32 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.75 £47.56 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.90 £18.91 £20.50
% change year-on-year +15.80% -7.77% +20.59%

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 23 February 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Greenfield Project over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Greenfield Project in the UK

Greenfield Project
Top 17 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 23 February 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 +10 2,497 £500 +5.26% 899
London +9 1,636 £525 +5.00% 495
UK excluding London -8 955 £445 +7.88% 425
South East +36 275 £450 +9.09% 113
North of England -20 224 £400 - 116
East of England +43 168 £513 +13.89% 68
North West -12 130 £390 +0.65% 64
Midlands -14 112 £450 +12.50% 71
Yorkshire -27 87 £410 +2.50% 43
West Midlands +16 79 £475 +18.75% 41
South West -11 73 £401 -5.21% 35
Scotland -4 64 £400 -5.88% 15
Wales +7 33 £400 -17.95% 2
East Midlands -34 28 £431 -8.00% 30
Isle of Man +1 8 £400 -11.11%
North East +17 6 £491 -3.20% 9
Northern Ireland -22 4 £350 -13.58% 5

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 1,110 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
2 777 (29.65%) Java
3 747 (28.50%) JavaScript
4 691 (26.36%) TDD
5 659 (25.14%) Finance
6 554 (21.14%) C#
7 511 (19.50%) .NET
8 471 (17.97%) AngularJS
9 442 (16.86%) HTML
10 419 (15.99%) CSS
11 403 (15.38%) SQL
12 399 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
13 350 (13.35%) React
14 342 (13.05%) SQL Server
15 330 (12.59%) BDD
16 312 (11.90%) RESTful
17 305 (11.64%) Scrum
18 296 (11.29%) DevOps
19 292 (11.14%) MVC
20 286 (10.91%) Git (software)
21 277 (10.57%) Web Services
22 262 (10.00%) Microservices
23 259 (9.88%) Spring
23 259 (9.88%) Microsoft Azure
24 247 (9.42%) HTML5
25 241 (9.19%) Node.js
26 236 (9.00%) Continuous Integration
27 232 (8.85%) Banking
28 224 (8.55%) Test Automation
29 223 (8.51%) Docker

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 97 (3.70%) Apache Spark
2 68 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
3 52 (1.98%) Mule
4 48 (1.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 46 (1.76%) Oracle Service Bus
6 43 (1.64%) JBoss
7 42 (1.60%) Tomcat
8 34 (1.30%) Jetty
9 31 (1.18%) Apache
9 31 (1.18%) CMS
10 29 (1.11%) NServiceBus
11 25 (0.95%) Confluence
12 18 (0.69%) SharePoint
13 17 (0.65%) WebSphere
14 15 (0.57%) Umbraco
15 14 (0.53%) OpenStack
16 12 (0.46%) Apache Pig
17 11 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
17 11 (0.42%) MQSeries
17 11 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 24 (0.92%) Photoshop
2 18 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (0.19%) InVision
5 5 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.076%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.076%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.80%) Markit EDM
3 18 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
4 14 (0.53%) ION MarketView
5 12 (0.46%) SAP S/4HANA
6 11 (0.42%) SAP CO
6 11 (0.42%) SAP SD
7 10 (0.38%) SAP FI
8 8 (0.31%) Magento
9 7 (0.27%) SAP APO
9 7 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
10 6 (0.23%) SAP MM
11 5 (0.19%) SAP Retail
11 5 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
12 4 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
12 4 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
12 4 (0.15%) SAP EWM
12 4 (0.15%) SAP MDG
12 4 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 4 (0.15%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 399 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
2 259 (9.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (2.02%) Dynamics 365
4 45 (1.72%) Serverless
5 41 (1.56%) Amazon S3
6 37 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
7 34 (1.30%) GitHub
7 34 (1.30%) SaaS
8 33 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
9 32 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
10 28 (1.07%) npm
11 26 (0.99%) OpenShift
12 22 (0.84%) PaaS
13 21 (0.80%) Google Tag Manager
14 17 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
15 16 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
16 15 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
17 13 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 11 (0.42%) IaaS
19 10 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (0.65%) Internet
2 16 (0.61%) HTTP
3 15 (0.57%) Kerberos
4 14 (0.53%) Firewall
5 13 (0.50%) Skype
6 11 (0.42%) TCP/IP
7 10 (0.38%) MVNO
8 8 (0.31%) Network Security
9 5 (0.19%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (0.19%) LAN
9 5 (0.19%) WAN
10 4 (0.15%) Bluetooth
10 4 (0.15%) SMS
10 4 (0.15%) SNMP
11 3 (0.11%) SSL
11 3 (0.11%) VPN
12 2 (0.076%) DMZ
12 2 (0.076%) OpenVPN
12 2 (0.076%) SAN
12 2 (0.076%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 342 (13.05%) SQL Server
2 179 (6.83%) NoSQL
3 161 (6.14%) MongoDB
4 132 (5.04%) Big Data
5 131 (5.00%) Hadoop
6 110 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
7 90 (3.43%) MySQL
8 84 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
8 84 (3.20%) Relational Database
9 59 (2.25%) SQL Server 2016
9 59 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 53 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
10 53 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
11 52 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
12 50 (1.91%) RDBMS
13 47 (1.79%) Apache Hive
14 46 (1.76%) SQL Server 2014
15 43 (1.64%) HBase
15 43 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 39 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 286 (10.91%) Git (software)
2 213 (8.13%) Jenkins
3 165 (6.30%) Maven
4 109 (4.16%) Cucumber
5 94 (3.59%) Selenium
6 75 (2.86%) TeamCity
7 66 (2.52%) JIRA
8 63 (2.40%) NUnit
9 53 (2.02%) SpecFlow
10 46 (1.76%) webpack
11 43 (1.64%) JUnit
11 43 (1.64%) Subversion
12 41 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
13 37 (1.41%) Jasmine
13 37 (1.41%) Visual Studio
14 34 (1.30%) Gradle
14 34 (1.30%) WebDriver
15 32 (1.22%) gulp
15 32 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
16 24 (0.92%) Grunt
General
1 659 (25.14%) Finance
2 232 (8.85%) Banking
3 114 (4.35%) Marketing
4 112 (4.27%) Front Office
5 111 (4.24%) Manufacturing
5 111 (4.24%) Telecoms
6 105 (4.01%) Investment Banking
7 81 (3.09%) Electronics
8 78 (2.98%) Retail
9 51 (1.95%) Games
10 34 (1.30%) Law
11 23 (0.88%) Financial Institution
12 21 (0.80%) Publishing
13 17 (0.65%) Back Office
14 16 (0.61%) Advertising
15 10 (0.38%) Billing
16 7 (0.27%) Automotive
17 6 (0.23%) Legal
18 4 (0.15%) German Language
19 3 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,606 (61.27%) Developer
2 383 (14.61%) Java Developer
3 282 (10.76%) C# Developer
4 234 (8.93%) .NET Developer
5 203 (7.75%) Senior Developer
6 163 (6.22%) JavaScript Developer
7 159 (6.07%) Architect
8 142 (5.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 137 (5.23%) Full Stack Developer
10 136 (5.19%) React Developer
11 131 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
12 111 (4.24%) C# .NET Developer
13 110 (4.20%) Consultant
14 109 (4.16%) Lead Developer
15 108 (4.12%) Analyst
16 98 (3.74%) Angular Developer
17 84 (3.20%) Agile Developer
18 79 (3.01%) Business Analyst
19 71 (2.71%) WPF Developer
20 67 (2.56%) C# WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 511 (19.50%) .NET
2 471 (17.97%) AngularJS
3 442 (16.86%) HTML
4 419 (15.99%) CSS
5 350 (13.35%) React
6 312 (11.90%) RESTful
7 277 (10.57%) Web Services
8 259 (9.88%) Spring
9 247 (9.42%) HTML5
10 241 (9.19%) Node.js
11 193 (7.36%) ASP.NET
12 179 (6.83%) REST
13 176 (6.71%) CSS3
14 171 (6.52%) JSON
15 157 (5.99%) SOAP
16 154 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
17 150 (5.72%) jQuery
18 144 (5.49%) XML
19 137 (5.23%) Hibernate
20 125 (4.77%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 134 (5.11%) Fintech
2 123 (4.69%) User Experience
3 77 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 70 (2.67%) Fixed Income
5 61 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 51 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
7 50 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 47 (1.79%) Computer Science
9 44 (1.68%) Derivative
10 43 (1.64%) Equities
11 40 (1.53%) Hedge funds
12 29 (1.11%) Data Structures
13 25 (0.95%) Algorithms
14 24 (0.92%) Market Risk
15 19 (0.72%) Tandem
15 19 (0.72%) Virtual Team
16 17 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
17 15 (0.57%) Equity Derivative
18 14 (0.53%) Video on Demand
19 12 (0.46%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 214 (8.16%) Linux
2 87 (3.32%) Android
3 86 (3.28%) Apple iOS
4 79 (3.01%) Unix
5 54 (2.06%) Windows
6 43 (1.64%) CentOS
7 23 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.34%) Ubuntu
9 8 (0.31%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.23%) Windows Server
11 4 (0.15%) Debian
12 3 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.076%) Nucleus RTOS
13 2 (0.076%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.076%) zOS
14 1 (0.038%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.038%) VMS
14 1 (0.038%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,110 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
2 691 (26.36%) TDD
3 330 (12.59%) BDD
4 305 (11.64%) Scrum
5 296 (11.29%) DevOps
6 292 (11.14%) MVC
7 262 (10.00%) Microservices
8 236 (9.00%) Continuous Integration
9 224 (8.55%) Test Automation
10 221 (8.43%) OO
11 201 (7.67%) Front End Development
12 182 (6.94%) Multithreading
13 171 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
14 149 (5.68%) Software Engineering
15 137 (5.23%) E-Commerce
16 126 (4.81%) SOA
17 121 (4.62%) Analytics
17 121 (4.62%) Migration
18 120 (4.58%) SDLC
19 115 (4.39%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 777 (29.65%) Java
2 747 (28.50%) JavaScript
3 554 (21.14%) C#
4 403 (15.38%) SQL
5 162 (6.18%) Python
6 158 (6.03%) Scala
7 108 (4.12%) ES6
8 78 (2.98%) Ruby
9 71 (2.71%) TypeScript
10 65 (2.48%) PHP
10 65 (2.48%) T-SQL
11 46 (1.76%) XPath
12 41 (1.56%) Bash Shell
13 40 (1.53%) Go
14 39 (1.49%) C++
15 36 (1.37%) Apple Swift
16 35 (1.34%) PowerShell
17 31 (1.18%) Objective-C
18 29 (1.11%) Groovy
19 28 (1.07%) C
Qualifications
1 99 (3.78%) Degree
2 57 (2.17%) Security Cleared
3 44 (1.68%) SC Cleared
4 26 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 12 (0.46%) AWS Certification
7 10 (0.38%) Master's Degree
8 8 (0.31%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (0.27%) PMP
10 6 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.11%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (0.11%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.076%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.076%) HND
13 2 (0.076%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (3.51%) QA
2 21 (0.80%) GDPR
3 12 (0.46%) GCP
4 11 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
5 10 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.31%) PMO
7 7 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 7 (0.27%) MiFID
8 6 (0.23%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.15%) HL7
9 4 (0.15%) SLA
10 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (0.076%) IEC 62304
12 1 (0.038%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 223 (8.51%) Docker
2 45 (1.72%) HDFS
3 24 (0.92%) Apache Flume
4 22 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 12 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (0.42%) Active Directory
7 6 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.11%) XenApp
9 2 (0.076%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.076%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.076%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.038%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.038%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.038%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 140 (5.34%) Ansible
2 110 (4.20%) Kubernetes
3 109 (4.16%) Puppet
4 104 (3.97%) Terraform
5 98 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
6 31 (1.18%) Oozie
7 30 (1.14%) Cobbler
8 27 (1.03%) Mesos
9 19 (0.72%) Hadoop YARN
10 16 (0.61%) Packer
11 8 (0.31%) Grafana
11 8 (0.31%) HP ALM
11 8 (0.31%) Kibana
11 8 (0.31%) logstash
11 8 (0.31%) ZABBIX
12 7 (0.27%) Consul
12 7 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (0.27%) Nagios
12 7 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 4 (0.15%) Cacti
Vendors
1 201 (7.67%) Microsoft
2 181 (6.91%) SAP
3 128 (4.88%) Oracle
4 73 (2.79%) Google
5 52 (1.98%) WSO2
6 46 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
7 41 (1.56%) Hortonworks
8 38 (1.45%) ServiceNow
9 36 (1.37%) Cloudera
10 32 (1.22%) Talend
11 24 (0.92%) MapR
12 23 (0.88%) IBM
13 22 (0.84%) Tealium
14 21 (0.80%) Red Hat
14 21 (0.80%) Sitecore
15 19 (0.72%) Sybase
15 19 (0.72%) Xamarin
16 18 (0.69%) Tableau
17 16 (0.61%) Adobe
17 16 (0.61%) ION Trading