Period
to 23 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 105 107
Rank change year-on-year +26 +2 +6
Contract jobs citing Greenfield Project 3,206 2,421 2,340
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.10% 2.42% 2.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.07% 7.02% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,647 1,995 1,942
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £375 £338 £325
90th Percentile £663 £650 £637
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +12.12% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
UK median hourly rate £38.75 £19.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +103.95% -55.29% -12.82%
10th Percentile £33.38 £17.50 £41.25
90th Percentile £43.13 £20.50 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £19.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +103.95% -55.29% -10.53%

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 35,343 34,484 36,148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.16% 34.42% 34.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,165 22,740 23,608
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £660 £650 £621
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,080 1,067 1,237
UK median hourly rate £21.09 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.45% - +7.99%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.59
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £47.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +26 3,072 £525 +5.00% 992
London +20 2,041 £550 +4.76% 489
UK excluding London +28 1,121 £463 +12.12% 544
South East +88 413 £500 +3.63% 112
North of England -13 222 £388 -0.32% 198
East of England +16 176 £525 +2.44% 54
South West +3 121 £425 +6.12% 74
North West -17 109 £375 - 107
Yorkshire +3 105 £400 - 79
Midlands -26 86 £450 +16.13% 66
Scotland -31 60 £419 +4.69% 26
West Midlands -34 51 £450 +23.71% 35
East Midlands +8 35 £375 -6.25% 31
Wales +7 35 £400 +6.67% 8
Northern Ireland +43 11 £460 +31.43% 7
North East -2 8 £410 +2.50% 12

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 1,506 (46.97%) Agile Software Development
2 1,031 (32.16%) TDD
3 1,006 (31.38%) Java
4 952 (29.69%) JavaScript
5 854 (26.64%) Finance
6 735 (22.93%) C#
7 689 (21.49%) .NET
8 659 (20.56%) Microservices
9 638 (19.90%) Amazon AWS
10 628 (19.59%) SQL
11 564 (17.59%) AngularJS
12 525 (16.38%) HTML
13 505 (15.75%) Microsoft Azure
14 500 (15.60%) React
15 474 (14.78%) DevOps
15 474 (14.78%) BDD
16 473 (14.75%) CSS
17 454 (14.16%) Spring
18 440 (13.72%) Docker
19 397 (12.38%) SQL Server
20 388 (12.10%) Java 8
21 386 (12.04%) Scrum
22 379 (11.82%) MVC
22 379 (11.82%) RESTful
23 354 (11.04%) Web Services
24 345 (10.76%) Jenkins
25 338 (10.54%) Git (software)
26 311 (9.70%) Test Automation
27 299 (9.33%) Python
28 297 (9.26%) REST

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
1 108 (3.37%) Apache Spark
2 103 (3.21%) Elasticsearch
3 67 (2.09%) Mule
4 64 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 62 (1.93%) Oracle Service Bus
6 60 (1.87%) MQSeries
7 56 (1.75%) JBoss
7 56 (1.75%) Jetty
8 54 (1.68%) Tomcat
9 43 (1.34%) CMS
10 31 (0.97%) Apache
10 31 (0.97%) NServiceBus
11 22 (0.69%) SharePoint
12 21 (0.66%) Confluence
12 21 (0.66%) IIS
13 16 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
13 16 (0.50%) Umbraco
13 16 (0.50%) WebSphere
14 9 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
14 9 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (0.25%) Photoshop
2 7 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.19%) InVision
3 6 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (0.16%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.12%) Chatbot
5 4 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.062%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.031%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 39 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.53%) Markit EDM
2 17 (0.53%) SAP S/4HANA
3 11 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.34%) PolarLake
4 6 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.19%) Magento
4 6 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (0.16%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.12%) Workday HCM
7 3 (0.094%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.094%) Cognos TM1
7 3 (0.094%) Endur
7 3 (0.094%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.094%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.062%) JDE OneWorld
8 2 (0.062%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.062%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.062%) SAP MM
8 2 (0.062%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 638 (19.90%) Amazon AWS
2 505 (15.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 80 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 78 (2.43%) Serverless
5 55 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
6 54 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
7 45 (1.40%) Amazon S3
7 45 (1.40%) GitHub
8 43 (1.34%) PaaS
9 42 (1.31%) SaaS
10 40 (1.25%) OpenShift
11 30 (0.94%) IaaS
12 29 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
13 28 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 27 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
15 21 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
16 19 (0.59%) npm
17 14 (0.44%) Amazon Glacier
17 14 (0.44%) Azure Data Factory
18 10 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 25 (0.78%) HTTP
2 18 (0.56%) AMQP
2 18 (0.56%) SSL
3 15 (0.47%) Internet
4 10 (0.31%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.28%) Firewall
6 8 (0.25%) Network Security
7 6 (0.19%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (0.16%) Skype
8 5 (0.16%) WAN
9 4 (0.12%) Cisco ISE
9 4 (0.12%) Kerberos
9 4 (0.12%) LAN
9 4 (0.12%) VPN
10 3 (0.094%) Cisco Firepower
10 3 (0.094%) DAB
10 3 (0.094%) WEP
10 3 (0.094%) Wireless
11 2 (0.062%) BGP
11 2 (0.062%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 397 (12.38%) SQL Server
2 280 (8.73%) MongoDB
3 254 (7.92%) NoSQL
4 234 (7.30%) Hadoop
5 164 (5.12%) Big Data
6 112 (3.49%) Apache Cassandra
7 86 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
8 75 (2.34%) Azure SQL Database
8 75 (2.34%) MySQL
9 64 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
10 60 (1.87%) Couchbase
10 60 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 53 (1.65%) Relational Database
12 48 (1.50%) SQL Server 2016
13 36 (1.12%) Data Lake
14 35 (1.09%) Apache Hive
14 35 (1.09%) Power BI
15 34 (1.06%) Cosmos DB
15 34 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 30 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 345 (10.76%) Jenkins
2 338 (10.54%) Git (software)
3 250 (7.80%) Maven
4 126 (3.93%) Selenium
5 110 (3.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 105 (3.28%) Cucumber
7 84 (2.62%) JIRA
8 71 (2.21%) SpecFlow
9 63 (1.97%) TeamCity
10 60 (1.87%) webpack
11 59 (1.84%) Visual Studio
12 58 (1.81%) Octopus Deploy
13 57 (1.78%) Jasmine
14 51 (1.59%) JUnit
15 48 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 46 (1.43%) Artifactory
17 41 (1.28%) Mockito
18 40 (1.25%) Visual Studio Team System
19 38 (1.19%) Subversion
20 37 (1.15%) NUnit
General
1 854 (26.64%) Finance
2 288 (8.98%) Banking
3 190 (5.93%) Front Office
4 165 (5.15%) Marketing
5 160 (4.99%) Retail
6 157 (4.90%) Telecoms
7 133 (4.15%) Manufacturing
8 121 (3.77%) Electronics
9 59 (1.84%) Games
9 59 (1.84%) Law
10 51 (1.59%) Investment Banking
11 34 (1.06%) Back Office
12 32 (1.00%) Legal
13 24 (0.75%) Publishing
14 14 (0.44%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.31%) Advertising
16 9 (0.28%) Billing
16 9 (0.28%) Retail Banking
17 7 (0.22%) Automotive
17 7 (0.22%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 2,049 (63.91%) Developer
2 593 (18.50%) Java Developer
3 355 (11.07%) .NET Developer
4 321 (10.01%) C# Developer
5 252 (7.86%) React Developer
6 248 (7.74%) Senior Developer
7 192 (5.99%) Full Stack Developer
8 186 (5.80%) Angular Developer
9 184 (5.74%) JavaScript Developer
10 176 (5.49%) DevOps Engineer
11 166 (5.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 149 (4.65%) Architect
13 145 (4.52%) Analyst
13 145 (4.52%) C# .NET Developer
14 139 (4.34%) Lead Developer
15 138 (4.30%) AWS Engineer
16 105 (3.28%) Senior Java Developer
17 96 (2.99%) AWS DevOps
18 94 (2.93%) Lead Java Developer
19 92 (2.87%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 689 (21.49%) .NET
2 564 (17.59%) AngularJS
3 525 (16.38%) HTML
4 500 (15.60%) React
5 473 (14.75%) CSS
6 454 (14.16%) Spring
7 379 (11.82%) RESTful
8 354 (11.04%) Web Services
9 297 (9.26%) REST
10 278 (8.67%) HTML5
11 273 (8.52%) ASP.NET
12 271 (8.45%) Node.js
13 256 (7.99%) ASP.NET Web API
14 246 (7.67%) Spring Boot
15 237 (7.39%) Hibernate
16 202 (6.30%) .NET Core
17 178 (5.55%) CSS3
18 176 (5.49%) Angular 2
19 173 (5.40%) JSON
20 166 (5.18%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 248 (7.74%) Fintech
2 138 (4.30%) User Experience
3 111 (3.46%) Mobile App
4 75 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 71 (2.21%) Computer Science
6 62 (1.93%) Analytical Skills
7 55 (1.72%) Fixed Income
8 49 (1.53%) Equities
9 43 (1.34%) Derivative
10 42 (1.31%) Cloud Native
11 31 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
12 30 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
13 28 (0.87%) Algorithms
14 25 (0.78%) Data Structures
15 23 (0.72%) Blog
16 22 (0.69%) Hedge funds
17 18 (0.56%) Virtual Team
18 13 (0.41%) Video on Demand
19 12 (0.37%) PKI
20 11 (0.34%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 227 (7.08%) Linux
2 83 (2.59%) Apple iOS
3 79 (2.46%) Android
4 70 (2.18%) Unix
5 69 (2.15%) Windows
6 27 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (0.41%) Windows Server
8 9 (0.28%) Ubuntu
9 8 (0.25%) OpenVMS
10 7 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.16%) CoreOS
12 4 (0.12%) CentOS
12 4 (0.12%) Solaris
13 2 (0.062%) VMS
13 2 (0.062%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.031%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.031%) watchOS
14 1 (0.031%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,506 (46.97%) Agile Software Development
2 1,031 (32.16%) TDD
3 659 (20.56%) Microservices
4 474 (14.78%) BDD
4 474 (14.78%) DevOps
5 386 (12.04%) Scrum
6 379 (11.82%) MVC
7 311 (9.70%) Test Automation
8 284 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
9 243 (7.58%) OO
10 241 (7.52%) Business Intelligence
11 234 (7.30%) Software Engineering
12 221 (6.89%) Front End Development
13 198 (6.18%) E-Commerce
14 179 (5.58%) SOA
15 170 (5.30%) Multithreading
16 138 (4.30%) Continuous Delivery
17 137 (4.27%) Open Source
18 136 (4.24%) Web Development
19 135 (4.21%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1,006 (31.38%) Java
2 952 (29.69%) JavaScript
3 735 (22.93%) C#
4 628 (19.59%) SQL
5 388 (12.10%) Java 8
6 299 (9.33%) Python
7 150 (4.68%) Scala
8 121 (3.77%) TypeScript
9 105 (3.28%) ES6
10 89 (2.78%) Ruby
11 86 (2.68%) Java 9
12 73 (2.28%) T-SQL
13 68 (2.12%) C++
14 65 (2.03%) PHP
15 57 (1.78%) Go
16 53 (1.65%) C
17 50 (1.56%) PowerShell
18 37 (1.15%) Groovy
19 36 (1.12%) Bash Shell
19 36 (1.12%) XPath
Qualifications
1 90 (2.81%) Degree
2 63 (1.97%) Security Cleared
3 44 (1.37%) SC Cleared
4 38 (1.19%) AWS Certification
5 27 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (0.28%) ISTQB
7 9 (0.28%) Master's Degree
8 8 (0.25%) BC Cleared
8 8 (0.25%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.22%) CISSP
9 7 (0.22%) TOGAF Certification
10 6 (0.19%) SSCP
11 5 (0.16%) CCNP
11 5 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.094%) CCIE
14 2 (0.062%) ISEB
14 2 (0.062%) MCSA
14 2 (0.062%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (2.37%) QA
2 9 (0.28%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.19%) GDPR
3 6 (0.19%) PMO
4 4 (0.12%) ISO 20022
4 4 (0.12%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.094%) SLA
6 2 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.062%) MiFID
7 1 (0.031%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.031%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.031%) EMIR
System Software
1 440 (13.72%) Docker
2 40 (1.25%) HDFS
3 15 (0.47%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (0.19%) vSphere
7 3 (0.094%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.062%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.031%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.031%) etcd
9 1 (0.031%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.031%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.031%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.031%) Varnish
9 1 (0.031%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 284 (8.86%) Kubernetes
2 209 (6.52%) Terraform
3 205 (6.39%) Ansible
4 133 (4.15%) Puppet
5 118 (3.68%) Opscode Chef
6 49 (1.53%) Cobbler
7 30 (0.94%) Packer
8 29 (0.90%) Mesos
9 14 (0.44%) Salt
10 12 (0.37%) Prometheus
11 11 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
12 9 (0.28%) Kibana
13 8 (0.25%) logstash
14 7 (0.22%) Consul
14 7 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
14 7 (0.22%) Grafana
15 5 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
15 5 (0.16%) Nagios
15 5 (0.16%) SCCM
15 5 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 241 (7.52%) Microsoft
2 191 (5.96%) SAP
3 169 (5.27%) Oracle
4 62 (1.93%) Google
4 62 (1.93%) WSO2
5 38 (1.19%) Tableau
6 32 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
7 23 (0.72%) Splunk
8 20 (0.62%) Red Hat
9 18 (0.56%) ServiceNow
10 17 (0.53%) Atlassian
11 16 (0.50%) Cognos
12 15 (0.47%) Adobe
12 15 (0.47%) MuleSoft
12 15 (0.47%) Talend
13 14 (0.44%) Alteryx
13 14 (0.44%) VMware
14 11 (0.34%) Bloomberg
14 11 (0.34%) Cisco
14 11 (0.34%) Sybase