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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 12 August 2022 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
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 171 132 100
Rank change year-on-year -39 -32 -19
Contract jobs citing Greenfield Project 1,444 1,492 806
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.63% 2.02% 2.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.15% 6.61% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,197 1,201 641
10th Percentile £425 £375 £363
25th Percentile £500 £463 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £538
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +2.33% +2.38%
75th Percentile £700 £660 £638
90th Percentile £813 £738 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - - £9.75
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
75th Percentile - - £22.50
90th Percentile - - £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.75
% change year-on-year - - -28.95%

Greenfield Project is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 28,046 22,581 10,827
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.63% 30.55% 31.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,704 15,493 7,192
10th Percentile £325 £310 £264
25th Percentile £445 £411 £377
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £498
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +0.50% +4.74%
75th Percentile £675 £625 £603
90th Percentile £775 £713 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 609 701 393
10th Percentile £14.73 £12.00 £12.37
25th Percentile £17.56 £15.04 £17.50
Median hourly rate £26.00 £24.00 £26.50
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% -9.43% +27.71%
75th Percentile £55.00 £48.50 £46.00
90th Percentile £68.75 £62.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +2.38% -6.67% +18.42%

Greenfield Project
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Greenfield Project in the UK

Greenfield Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Greenfield Project.

Daily rate trend for Greenfield Project in the UK

Greenfield Project
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Greenfield Project over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Greenfield Project in the UK

Greenfield Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Greenfield Project.

Hourly rate trend 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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -22 1,170 £600 +9.09% 420
Work from Home -34 872 £600 +9.09% 311
London -26 829 £625 +8.70% 241
UK excluding London -60 267 £525 +16.67% 194
North of England -23 80 £480 +12.94% 55
Scotland -39 51 £500 +6.38% 8
North West -15 46 £475 +18.75% 41
Midlands -40 40 £475 +35.71% 41
South East -39 37 £550 +10.00% 53
South West -7 33 £550 +14.29% 22
West Midlands -30 21 £425 +21.43% 34
Yorkshire -42 21 £525 +16.67% 8
East Midlands -6 19 £550 +37.50% 7
North East +1 13 £488 +5.41% 6
East of England -2 12 £563 +21.62% 6
Wales +4 10 £450 -25.00% 7
Northern Ireland -3 5 £600 +34.83% 2

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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.

1 476 (32.96%) Agile
2 350 (24.24%) Finance
3 337 (23.34%) Azure
4 316 (21.88%) React
5 312 (21.61%) AWS
6 303 (20.98%) JavaScript
7 278 (19.25%) DevOps
8 267 (18.49%) Microservices
9 254 (17.59%) Java
10 248 (17.17%) .NET
11 247 (17.11%) C#
11 247 (17.11%) CI/CD
12 222 (15.37%) Python
13 211 (14.61%) Kubernetes
14 186 (12.88%) Software Engineering
15 182 (12.60%) Docker
16 175 (12.12%) SQL
17 168 (11.63%) Terraform
18 158 (10.94%) Social Skills
19 157 (10.87%) TDD
20 149 (10.32%) .NET Core
21 142 (9.83%) Serverless
22 140 (9.70%) TypeScript
23 139 (9.63%) GCP
24 137 (9.49%) Fintech
25 133 (9.21%) Banking
26 125 (8.66%) AngularJS
27 118 (8.17%) Test Automation
28 114 (7.89%) Scrum
28 114 (7.89%) Full Stack Development

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 27 (1.87%) Confluence
2 19 (1.32%) Apache Spark
2 19 (1.32%) CMS
3 12 (0.83%) SharePoint
4 11 (0.76%) Headless CMS
5 8 (0.55%) Apache
6 7 (0.48%) Umbraco
7 5 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.28%) Jetty
8 4 (0.28%) nginx
9 2 (0.14%) Anypoint
9 2 (0.14%) Appian
9 2 (0.14%) Geth
9 2 (0.14%) JBoss
9 2 (0.14%) Mule
9 2 (0.14%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.069%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.069%) Camunda
10 1 (0.069%) Ethereum
Applications
1 16 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.14%) Adobe XD
4 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.069%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.069%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 33 (2.29%) SAP S/4HANA
2 9 (0.62%) Dynamics GP
3 5 (0.35%) Distributed Ledger
4 4 (0.28%) BondVision
4 4 (0.28%) Magento
4 4 (0.28%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.28%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.28%) SAP SD
4 4 (0.28%) Shopify
5 3 (0.21%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.14%) R3 Corda
6 2 (0.14%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 2 (0.14%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.14%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.069%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 337 (23.34%) Azure
2 312 (21.61%) AWS
3 142 (9.83%) Serverless
4 139 (9.63%) GCP
5 102 (7.06%) AWS Lambda
6 66 (4.57%) Azure DevOps
7 51 (3.53%) Amazon EC2
8 47 (3.25%) AWS CloudFormation
9 42 (2.91%) GitHub
10 36 (2.49%) Azure Service Bus
11 35 (2.42%) Amazon S3
12 34 (2.35%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 34 (2.35%) PaaS
13 25 (1.73%) Power Platform
14 22 (1.52%) Microsoft 365
14 22 (1.52%) SaaS
15 20 (1.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 19 (1.32%) Azure Functions
17 18 (1.25%) Azure Data Factory
18 17 (1.18%) Azure Event Grid
Communications & Networking
1 12 (0.83%) DSL
2 10 (0.69%) tcpdump
3 9 (0.62%) DNS
4 6 (0.42%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.28%) Firewall
5 4 (0.28%) Internet
5 4 (0.28%) SSL
6 3 (0.21%) DHCP
6 3 (0.21%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.14%) Broadband
7 2 (0.14%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.14%) Network Security
8 1 (0.069%) 5G
8 1 (0.069%) FTP
8 1 (0.069%) HTTP
8 1 (0.069%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.069%) IPFS
8 1 (0.069%) LAN
8 1 (0.069%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.069%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (4.85%) SQL Server
2 50 (3.46%) NoSQL
3 38 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 38 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 31 (2.15%) MongoDB
5 29 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (1.66%) Power BI
7 23 (1.59%) Big Data
8 19 (1.32%) MySQL
9 18 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
10 17 (1.18%) Data Lake
11 14 (0.97%) Hadoop
12 12 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
13 11 (0.76%) BigQuery
13 11 (0.76%) DynamoDB
14 9 (0.62%) Azure SQL Database
14 9 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (0.55%) Data Mart
15 8 (0.55%) RDBMS
15 8 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 111 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 67 (4.64%) Jenkins
3 44 (3.05%) JIRA
4 31 (2.15%) GitLab
5 25 (1.73%) Cucumber
6 24 (1.66%) Selenium
7 22 (1.52%) TeamCity
8 20 (1.39%) Jasmine
9 18 (1.25%) Maven
10 16 (1.11%) Cypress.io
10 16 (1.11%) Gradle
11 15 (1.04%) Karma Test Runner
12 14 (0.97%) Bitbucket
12 14 (0.97%) Mockito
13 13 (0.90%) JUnit
14 11 (0.76%) Visual Studio
15 9 (0.62%) CircleCI
15 9 (0.62%) NUnit
16 8 (0.55%) Moq
17 7 (0.48%) IntelliJ
General
1 350 (24.24%) Finance
2 158 (10.94%) Social Skills
3 133 (9.21%) Banking
4 109 (7.55%) Front Office
5 56 (3.88%) Investment Banking
6 42 (2.91%) Retail
7 39 (2.70%) Public Sector
8 35 (2.42%) Marketing
9 27 (1.87%) Games
9 27 (1.87%) Telecoms
10 26 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
11 21 (1.45%) Manufacturing
12 17 (1.18%) Back Office
13 13 (0.90%) Electronics
14 11 (0.76%) Automotive
14 11 (0.76%) Law
14 11 (0.76%) Legal
14 11 (0.76%) Retail Banking
15 10 (0.69%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.69%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 659 (45.64%) Developer
2 163 (11.29%) .NET Developer
3 116 (8.03%) Java Developer
4 106 (7.34%) Architect
4 106 (7.34%) Senior Developer
5 105 (7.27%) DevOps Engineer
6 100 (6.93%) React Developer
7 77 (5.33%) Software Engineer
8 73 (5.06%) AWS Engineer
9 66 (4.57%) Analyst
10 60 (4.16%) C# Developer
11 57 (3.95%) AWS Developer
11 57 (3.95%) Project Manager
12 53 (3.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 47 (3.25%) Python Developer
14 46 (3.19%) Full Stack Developer
15 44 (3.05%) Data Engineer
16 43 (2.98%) Business Analyst
17 42 (2.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 39 (2.70%) AWS Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 316 (21.88%) React
2 248 (17.17%) .NET
3 149 (10.32%) .NET Core
4 125 (8.66%) AngularJS
5 111 (7.69%) HTML
6 110 (7.62%) CSS
7 91 (6.30%) Kafka
8 89 (6.16%) Node.js
8 89 (6.16%) Vue.js
9 70 (4.85%) RESTful
10 67 (4.64%) REST
10 67 (4.64%) Spring
11 58 (4.02%) .NET Framework
11 58 (4.02%) Redux
12 55 (3.81%) HTML5
13 47 (3.25%) ASP.NET
14 46 (3.19%) ASP.NET Web API
15 40 (2.77%) JSON
16 39 (2.70%) GraphQL
17 36 (2.49%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 89 (6.16%) Fixed Income
2 77 (5.33%) User Experience
3 66 (4.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 55 (3.81%) Hedge funds
5 45 (3.12%) Derivative
6 44 (3.05%) Equities
7 35 (2.42%) Public Cloud
8 27 (1.87%) Mobile App
9 22 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
10 20 (1.39%) Cloud Native
11 19 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
12 16 (1.11%) Legacy Systems
13 13 (0.90%) Blockchain
13 13 (0.90%) Clustering
13 13 (0.90%) Data Structures
13 13 (0.90%) Exotic Derivative
13 13 (0.90%) NHS
14 12 (0.83%) Credit Derivative
15 11 (0.76%) CMDB
15 11 (0.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 70 (4.85%) Linux
2 40 (2.77%) Windows
3 28 (1.94%) Android
4 19 (1.32%) Apple iOS
5 8 (0.55%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.28%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.14%) Debian
8 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.069%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.069%) Unix
9 1 (0.069%) VMS
9 1 (0.069%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 476 (32.96%) Agile
2 278 (19.25%) DevOps
3 267 (18.49%) Microservices
4 247 (17.11%) CI/CD
5 186 (12.88%) Software Engineering
6 157 (10.87%) TDD
7 137 (9.49%) Fintech
8 118 (8.17%) Test Automation
9 114 (7.89%) Full Stack Development
9 114 (7.89%) Scrum
10 108 (7.48%) Analytics
11 99 (6.86%) Front End Development
12 97 (6.72%) Migration
13 94 (6.51%) Asset Management
14 84 (5.82%) Stakeholder Management
15 75 (5.19%) BDD
16 71 (4.92%) Investment Management
17 67 (4.64%) MVC
18 61 (4.22%) Infrastructure as Code
19 60 (4.16%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 303 (20.98%) JavaScript
2 254 (17.59%) Java
3 247 (17.11%) C#
4 222 (15.37%) Python
5 175 (12.12%) SQL
6 140 (9.70%) TypeScript
7 71 (4.92%) Go
8 44 (3.05%) Kotlin
9 38 (2.63%) PowerShell
10 35 (2.42%) Ruby
11 28 (1.94%) Bash
12 21 (1.45%) ES6
13 19 (1.32%) Scala
14 16 (1.11%) T-SQL
15 15 (1.04%) C++
15 15 (1.04%) Groovy
15 15 (1.04%) PHP
16 13 (0.90%) R
17 9 (0.62%) Rust
18 7 (0.48%) ES7
Qualifications
1 48 (3.32%) Security Cleared
2 38 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 27 (1.87%) Degree
4 14 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (0.35%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.21%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.21%) CISSP
7 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.21%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (0.14%) CISM
8 2 (0.14%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.069%) CCIE
9 1 (0.069%) CCNP
9 1 (0.069%) CISA
9 1 (0.069%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.069%) ISEB
9 1 (0.069%) MCP
9 1 (0.069%) PhD
9 1 (0.069%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.35%) QA
2 10 (0.69%) PMO
3 9 (0.62%) Accessibility
4 8 (0.55%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.42%) NIST
5 6 (0.42%) WCAG
6 2 (0.14%) GDPR
6 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.14%) SLA
7 1 (0.069%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.069%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.069%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 182 (12.60%) Docker
2 19 (1.32%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (0.28%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.069%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.069%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.069%) XenApp
6 1 (0.069%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 211 (14.61%) Kubernetes
2 168 (11.63%) Terraform
3 52 (3.60%) Ansible
4 26 (1.80%) Puppet
5 20 (1.39%) Grafana
5 20 (1.39%) Prometheus
6 14 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
7 8 (0.55%) Argo
7 8 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (0.28%) SCCM
10 3 (0.21%) CSIRT
10 3 (0.21%) Istio
10 3 (0.21%) Jamf Pro
11 2 (0.14%) MIIS
11 2 (0.14%) Nessus
11 2 (0.14%) Packer
11 2 (0.14%) Perfmon
12 1 (0.069%) Kibana
12 1 (0.069%) logstash
Vendors
1 85 (5.89%) Microsoft
2 67 (4.64%) SAP
3 42 (2.91%) Oracle
4 39 (2.70%) Google
5 35 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
6 17 (1.18%) ServiceNow
7 16 (1.11%) Databricks
8 13 (0.90%) TIBCO
9 9 (0.62%) Sitecore
10 8 (0.55%) IBM
11 6 (0.42%) Bloomberg
11 6 (0.42%) MuleSoft
11 6 (0.42%) Xamarin
12 5 (0.35%) Atlassian
12 5 (0.35%) VMware
13 4 (0.28%) Adobe
13 4 (0.28%) Anaplan
13 4 (0.28%) BMC
13 4 (0.28%) MarketAxess
13 4 (0.28%) Sybase