Period
to 12 August 2020

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 2020 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 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 94 78 89
Rank change year-on-year -16 +11 +14
Contract jobs citing Greenfield Project 806 2,724 2,918
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 2.33% 3.00% 2.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.95% 9.46% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 2,316 2,462
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £355 £375 £363
90th Percentile £750 £700 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 2
Median hourly rate £27.50 £43.50 £150.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.78% -71.00% -
10th Percentile £9.75 £16.25 £135.00
90th Percentile £39.13 £48.75 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year -26.32% - -

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 11,591 28,804 33,335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.54% 31.70% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,229 18,366 21,452
Median daily rate £485 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £275
90th Percentile £715 £671 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 534 1,061 1,042
Median hourly rate £31.61 £21.00 £21.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.52% -1.35% +6.44%
10th Percentile £13.15 £11.63 £12.02
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.75 £50.25
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +29.87% -3.75% +5.26%

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 2020.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Greenfield Project over the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

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 12 August 2020. 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 -17 739 £548 +4.29% 420
London -19 526 £575 +4.55% 160
UK excluding London -23 251 £450 - 281
Work from Home -17 90 £463 -15.91% 83
South East +17 60 £475 - 55
North of England -1 49 £400 -5.88% 122
Midlands +19 37 £375 -11.76% 40
West Midlands +54 31 £375 -21.05% 18
South West +12 26 £525 +20.00% 32
East of England +10 25 £525 +10.53% 11
North West +19 23 £415 -2.35% 71
Yorkshire +6 23 £390 -13.33% 36
Wales +26 22 £500 -0.10% 4
Scotland +4 22 £425 - 10
Northern Ireland +7 10 £375 -28.57% 8
East Midlands +20 6 £375 -0.66% 21
North East +40 3 £300 -20.00% 15

For the 6 months to 12 August 2020, 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.

1 272 (33.75%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (24.69%) Finance
3 191 (23.70%) Azure
4 187 (23.20%) JavaScript
5 184 (22.83%) AWS
6 183 (22.70%) Java
7 163 (20.22%) DevOps
8 162 (20.10%) Microservices
9 156 (19.35%) Kubernetes
9 156 (19.35%) Docker
10 146 (18.11%) SQL
11 145 (17.99%) Python
12 128 (15.88%) React
13 123 (15.26%) TDD
14 121 (15.01%) C#
15 120 (14.89%) .NET
16 112 (13.90%) Web Services
17 93 (11.54%) Migration
17 93 (11.54%) Hedge funds
18 92 (11.41%) Software Engineering
19 91 (11.29%) Scrum
20 89 (11.04%) SQL Server
21 87 (10.79%) Asset Management
22 84 (10.42%) AngularJS
23 82 (10.17%) TypeScript
24 81 (10.05%) HTML
25 79 (9.80%) Banking
26 76 (9.43%) Front Office
27 73 (9.06%) GCP
28 72 (8.93%) 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 31 (3.85%) Apache
2 22 (2.73%) Apache Spark
3 14 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (1.61%) CMS
5 12 (1.49%) Confluence
6 8 (0.99%) SAS
7 6 (0.74%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.37%) Apache Airflow
9 3 (0.37%) Drupal
9 3 (0.37%) Mule
9 3 (0.37%) WordPress
10 2 (0.25%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.25%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.25%) Red Hat Fuse
10 2 (0.25%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.12%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.12%) OnBase
11 1 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (0.37%) InVision
1 3 (0.37%) Sketch
2 2 (0.25%) CATIA
2 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.25%) Siemens NX
3 1 (0.12%) Maya
3 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 38 (4.71%) SAP S/4HANA
2 8 (0.99%) ION MarketView
2 8 (0.99%) SAP PP
3 6 (0.74%) SAP QM
4 4 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.50%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.37%) Magento
5 3 (0.37%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.37%) SAP APO
5 3 (0.37%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.37%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.37%) SAP SD
5 3 (0.37%) Teamcenter
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.25%) SAP EWM
6 2 (0.25%) SAP Travel Management
6 2 (0.25%) SAP WM
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 191 (23.70%) Azure
2 184 (22.83%) AWS
3 73 (9.06%) GCP
4 64 (7.94%) Serverless
5 39 (4.84%) AWS Lambda
6 34 (4.22%) Amazon ECS
6 34 (4.22%) OpenShift
7 33 (4.09%) Apigee
8 27 (3.35%) SaaS
9 22 (2.73%) Power Platform
10 15 (1.86%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (1.36%) PaaS
12 8 (0.99%) Amazon Kinesis
12 8 (0.99%) AWS CodeBuild
12 8 (0.99%) AWS CodeCommit
13 7 (0.87%) Amazon S3
13 7 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (0.87%) Logic Apps
14 6 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
14 6 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.87%) Firewall
1 7 (0.87%) Unified Communications
2 6 (0.74%) DNS
3 4 (0.50%) Internet
3 4 (0.50%) Softphone
3 4 (0.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.37%) DHCP
4 3 (0.37%) Skype
4 3 (0.37%) WAN
5 2 (0.25%) DMVPN
5 2 (0.25%) DSL
5 2 (0.25%) HTTP
5 2 (0.25%) MPLS
5 2 (0.25%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (0.25%) WebEx
6 1 (0.12%) Intranet
6 1 (0.12%) Network Security
6 1 (0.12%) VPN
6 1 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (11.04%) SQL Server
2 48 (5.96%) Big Data
3 39 (4.84%) MySQL
4 35 (4.34%) Amazon Redshift
4 35 (4.34%) PostgreSQL
5 31 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (3.10%) NoSQL
7 22 (2.73%) Hadoop
8 20 (2.48%) Power BI
9 19 (2.36%) Azure SQL Database
10 18 (2.23%) Data Lake
11 16 (1.99%) MongoDB
12 14 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (1.36%) Relational Database
15 10 (1.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 10 (1.24%) Redis
16 9 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
16 9 (1.12%) Cosmos DB
16 9 (1.12%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 61 (7.57%) Jenkins
2 43 (5.33%) GitLab
3 39 (4.84%) Artifactory
4 33 (4.09%) Git (software)
5 20 (2.48%) JIRA
6 14 (1.74%) Selenium
7 10 (1.24%) Octopus Deploy
7 10 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (1.12%) TeamCity
9 8 (0.99%) Cypress.io
9 8 (0.99%) SpecFlow
10 7 (0.87%) PVCS
10 7 (0.87%) webpack
11 6 (0.74%) Maven
11 6 (0.74%) TestCafe
12 5 (0.62%) Jasmine
12 5 (0.62%) JUnit
12 5 (0.62%) NUnit
13 4 (0.50%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.50%) Grunt
General
1 199 (24.69%) Finance
2 79 (9.80%) Banking
3 76 (9.43%) Front Office
4 50 (6.20%) Public Sector
5 22 (2.73%) Telecoms
6 21 (2.61%) Retail
7 17 (2.11%) Investment Banking
8 16 (1.99%) Marketing
9 14 (1.74%) Law
9 14 (1.74%) Manufacturing
10 11 (1.36%) Electronics
11 8 (0.99%) Legal
11 8 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.62%) Automotive
12 5 (0.62%) Games
13 4 (0.50%) Billing
14 3 (0.37%) Advertising
14 3 (0.37%) Back Office
14 3 (0.37%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.25%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 416 (51.61%) Developer
2 94 (11.66%) Java Developer
3 77 (9.55%) React Developer
4 68 (8.44%) Architect
5 67 (8.31%) .NET Developer
6 65 (8.06%) Software Engineer
7 60 (7.44%) AWS Engineer
8 50 (6.20%) AWS Developer
9 45 (5.58%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 45 (5.58%) Senior Developer
10 43 (5.33%) C# Developer
11 41 (5.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 41 (5.09%) Full Stack Developer
12 40 (4.96%) AWS Software Engineer
13 39 (4.84%) SQL Developer
14 38 (4.71%) Consultant
15 37 (4.59%) JavaScript Developer
16 32 (3.97%) Analyst
17 29 (3.60%) Java Software Developer
17 29 (3.60%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (15.88%) React
2 120 (14.89%) .NET
3 112 (13.90%) Web Services
4 84 (10.42%) AngularJS
5 81 (10.05%) HTML
6 72 (8.93%) Node.js
7 63 (7.82%) CSS
8 56 (6.95%) .NET Core
9 52 (6.45%) Redux
10 49 (6.08%) ASP.NET
11 38 (4.71%) HTML5
12 37 (4.59%) Swagger
13 36 (4.47%) REST
14 31 (3.85%) GraphQL
15 30 (3.72%) OAuth
16 29 (3.60%) gRPC
17 26 (3.23%) Vue.js
18 25 (3.10%) ASP.NET Core
18 25 (3.10%) Spring
19 24 (2.98%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 93 (11.54%) Hedge funds
2 58 (7.20%) Fixed Income
3 49 (6.08%) Derivative
4 43 (5.33%) Equities
5 36 (4.47%) User Experience
6 35 (4.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 25 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (2.61%) Mobile App
9 16 (1.99%) Equity Derivative
9 16 (1.99%) FMCG
10 15 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (1.61%) Credit Derivative
12 12 (1.49%) Blog
13 9 (1.12%) Public Cloud
14 8 (0.99%) Cloud Native
15 7 (0.87%) Data Centre
15 7 (0.87%) Virtual Team
16 6 (0.74%) Data Structures
17 5 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
18 4 (0.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 27 (3.35%) Linux
2 19 (2.36%) Android
2 19 (2.36%) Apple iOS
3 7 (0.87%) OpenVMS
3 7 (0.87%) Windows
4 5 (0.62%) Unix
5 4 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.50%) VMS
6 1 (0.12%) AIX
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (0.12%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (33.75%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (20.22%) DevOps
3 162 (20.10%) Microservices
4 123 (15.26%) TDD
5 93 (11.54%) Migration
6 92 (11.41%) Software Engineering
7 91 (11.29%) Scrum
8 87 (10.79%) Asset Management
9 71 (8.81%) Investment Management
10 58 (7.20%) Fintech
11 56 (6.95%) Front End Development
12 48 (5.96%) BDD
13 46 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
14 41 (5.09%) Test Automation
15 40 (4.96%) Analytics
16 38 (4.71%) OO
16 38 (4.71%) SDLC
17 32 (3.97%) Data Modelling
17 32 (3.97%) E-Commerce
18 31 (3.85%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 187 (23.20%) JavaScript
2 183 (22.70%) Java
3 146 (18.11%) SQL
4 145 (17.99%) Python
5 121 (15.01%) C#
6 82 (10.17%) TypeScript
7 30 (3.72%) C
8 29 (3.60%) C++
9 28 (3.47%) R
10 25 (3.10%) Kotlin
11 22 (2.73%) Scala
12 19 (2.36%) T-SQL
13 16 (1.99%) PHP
14 15 (1.86%) Java 8
15 14 (1.74%) ES6
15 14 (1.74%) Ruby
16 11 (1.36%) Apple Swift
16 11 (1.36%) Objective-C
17 9 (1.12%) Go
18 8 (0.99%) Perl
Qualifications
1 51 (6.33%) Security Cleared
2 47 (5.83%) SC Cleared
3 26 (3.23%) Degree
4 15 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (0.74%) AWS Certification
5 6 (0.74%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.37%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.37%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (0.37%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.25%) CCNP
7 2 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.12%) AAT
8 1 (0.12%) ACCA
8 1 (0.12%) CIMA
8 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.12%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.72%) QA
2 19 (2.36%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.62%) GDPR
4 3 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.25%) IFRS
5 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.12%) EMIR
6 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 26262
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.12%) MiFID
6 1 (0.12%) MISRA
6 1 (0.12%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.12%) NIST
6 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 156 (19.35%) Docker
2 9 (1.12%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.50%) HDFS
4 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 156 (19.35%) Kubernetes
2 29 (3.60%) Terraform
3 22 (2.73%) Ansible
4 18 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (2.11%) Puppet
6 1 (0.12%) Grafana
6 1 (0.12%) Kibana
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.12%) MIIS
6 1 (0.12%) Netcool
6 1 (0.12%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 61 (7.57%) Google
2 58 (7.20%) SAP
3 54 (6.70%) Oracle
4 34 (4.22%) Microsoft
5 15 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (0.99%) ION Trading
6 8 (0.99%) Talend
7 7 (0.87%) Databricks
7 7 (0.87%) Tableau
8 6 (0.74%) Informatica
9 5 (0.62%) Concur
10 4 (0.50%) Ariba
10 4 (0.50%) Cloudera
10 4 (0.50%) MuleSoft
10 4 (0.50%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.50%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.37%) Cisco
11 3 (0.37%) Siemens
11 3 (0.37%) Sybase
11 3 (0.37%) TIBCO