Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 99 102
Rank change year-on-year +22 +3 +13
Contract jobs citing Greenfield Project 3,343 2,575 2,429
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.17% 2.49% 2.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.60% 7.41% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,781 2,157 2,026
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £375 £340 £325
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +11.76% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £30.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -27.65% -8.11%
10th Percentile £34.10 £19.88 £12.25
90th Percentile £43.30 £41.43 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £30.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year +26.02% -27.65% -8.11%

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 34,822 34,739 33,941
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.04% 33.64% 33.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,967 23,075 22,141
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,043 1,007 1,194
UK median hourly rate £20.24 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.29% +2.50% +5.10%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.32
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.75% - +7.99%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +21 3,207 £525 +2.44% 986
London +19 2,178 £550 +4.76% 505
UK excluding London +28 1,130 £475 +11.76% 519
South East +78 433 £500 +17.65% 134
North of England -14 217 £390 -1.89% 175
East of England -5 150 £525 +2.44% 42
South West +8 136 £425 +6.25% 52
North West -41 107 £375 -3.23% 97
Yorkshire +10 97 £400 - 59
Midlands -29 80 £450 +12.50% 77
Scotland -24 66 £450 +10.77% 29
West Midlands -41 52 £450 +14.29% 46
Wales +7 40 £413 +3.13% 6
East Midlands +8 28 £450 +12.50% 31
North East +2 13 £400 -9.35% 19
Northern Ireland +38 10 £460 +31.43% 4

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 1,510 (45.17%) Agile Software Development
2 1,147 (34.31%) Java
3 1,085 (32.46%) TDD
4 887 (26.53%) Finance
5 874 (26.14%) JavaScript
6 734 (21.96%) C#
7 699 (20.91%) Microservices
8 692 (20.70%) Amazon AWS
9 688 (20.58%) .NET
10 610 (18.25%) SQL
11 543 (16.24%) AngularJS
12 509 (15.23%) Microsoft Azure
13 504 (15.08%) Spring
14 503 (15.05%) BDD
15 501 (14.99%) DevOps
16 492 (14.72%) React
17 485 (14.51%) Docker
18 463 (13.85%) HTML
19 413 (12.35%) CSS
20 408 (12.20%) SQL Server
21 401 (12.00%) Java 8
22 399 (11.94%) MVC
23 389 (11.64%) Scrum
24 385 (11.52%) RESTful
25 378 (11.31%) Banking
26 375 (11.22%) Web Services
26 375 (11.22%) Jenkins
27 355 (10.62%) Git (software)
28 317 (9.48%) REST
28 317 (9.48%) Kubernetes

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
1 133 (3.98%) Apache Spark
2 98 (2.93%) Elasticsearch
3 72 (2.15%) Jetty
3 72 (2.15%) Tomcat
4 71 (2.12%) JBoss
5 69 (2.06%) MQSeries
6 63 (1.88%) Mule
6 63 (1.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 59 (1.76%) Oracle Service Bus
8 42 (1.26%) CMS
9 41 (1.23%) Apache
10 20 (0.60%) IIS
10 20 (0.60%) NServiceBus
10 20 (0.60%) SharePoint
11 19 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
12 16 (0.48%) WebSphere
13 15 (0.45%) Umbraco
14 13 (0.39%) Confluence
15 12 (0.36%) Drupal
16 9 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (0.18%) Chatbot
2 6 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.15%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.12%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.090%) InVision
5 3 (0.090%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.060%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.060%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.030%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.030%) InDesign
7 1 (0.030%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 54 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.69%) SAP S/4HANA
3 15 (0.45%) Markit EDM
4 13 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
5 12 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
6 10 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
7 9 (0.27%) PolarLake
8 7 (0.21%) NetSuite
9 3 (0.090%) ION MarketView
9 3 (0.090%) Magento
9 3 (0.090%) Workday HCM
10 2 (0.060%) Endur
10 2 (0.060%) R3 Corda
10 2 (0.060%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 2 (0.060%) SAP BPC
10 2 (0.060%) SAP GRC
10 2 (0.060%) SAP HR
10 2 (0.060%) SAP Hybris
10 2 (0.060%) SAP MM
10 2 (0.060%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 692 (20.70%) Amazon AWS
2 509 (15.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 112 (3.35%) Serverless
4 81 (2.42%) Google Cloud Platform
5 75 (2.24%) Amazon EC2
6 56 (1.68%) Amazon S3
7 53 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
8 50 (1.50%) AWS Lambda
9 48 (1.44%) GitHub
10 47 (1.41%) SaaS
11 45 (1.35%) OpenShift
12 40 (1.20%) PaaS
13 32 (0.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 30 (0.90%) IaaS
15 23 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
16 22 (0.66%) Azure Data Factory
17 21 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
17 21 (0.63%) npm
18 16 (0.48%) Amazon Glacier
19 13 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 24 (0.72%) AMQP
2 22 (0.66%) HTTP
3 18 (0.54%) SSL
4 13 (0.39%) Internet
5 12 (0.36%) TCP/IP
6 11 (0.33%) Firewall
7 6 (0.18%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (0.15%) FTP
8 5 (0.15%) WAN
9 4 (0.12%) Bluetooth
9 4 (0.12%) LAN
9 4 (0.12%) Network Security
10 3 (0.090%) Cisco Firepower
10 3 (0.090%) Cisco ISE
10 3 (0.090%) DAB
10 3 (0.090%) MVNO
10 3 (0.090%) Skype
10 3 (0.090%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.060%) BGP
11 2 (0.060%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 408 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 292 (8.73%) MongoDB
3 282 (8.44%) NoSQL
4 259 (7.75%) Hadoop
5 174 (5.20%) Big Data
6 115 (3.44%) Apache Cassandra
7 93 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
8 70 (2.09%) Couchbase
9 68 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 66 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
11 64 (1.91%) MySQL
12 57 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
13 50 (1.50%) Data Lake
14 45 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 43 (1.29%) SQL Server 2016
16 41 (1.23%) Relational Database
17 39 (1.17%) Cosmos DB
18 38 (1.14%) Power BI
19 36 (1.08%) Apache Hive
20 23 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 375 (11.22%) Jenkins
2 355 (10.62%) Git (software)
3 253 (7.57%) Maven
4 128 (3.83%) Selenium
5 117 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 97 (2.90%) Cucumber
7 73 (2.18%) JIRA
8 71 (2.12%) SpecFlow
9 63 (1.88%) Visual Studio
10 62 (1.85%) JUnit
11 55 (1.65%) Octopus Deploy
11 55 (1.65%) TeamCity
12 54 (1.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 54 (1.62%) webpack
13 53 (1.59%) Jasmine
14 51 (1.53%) Visual Studio Team System
15 46 (1.38%) Artifactory
16 45 (1.35%) Mockito
17 41 (1.23%) Subversion
18 37 (1.11%) Hudson
General
1 887 (26.53%) Finance
2 378 (11.31%) Banking
3 245 (7.33%) Front Office
4 150 (4.49%) Marketing
5 147 (4.40%) Telecoms
6 141 (4.22%) Retail
7 130 (3.89%) Manufacturing
8 114 (3.41%) Electronics
9 72 (2.15%) Investment Banking
10 61 (1.82%) Law
11 56 (1.68%) Games
12 40 (1.20%) Back Office
13 35 (1.05%) Legal
14 26 (0.78%) Publishing
15 13 (0.39%) Automotive
16 12 (0.36%) Financial Institution
16 12 (0.36%) Retail Banking
17 10 (0.30%) Advertising
17 10 (0.30%) Private Banking
18 9 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2,122 (63.48%) Developer
2 702 (21.00%) Java Developer
3 364 (10.89%) .NET Developer
4 290 (8.67%) C# Developer
5 259 (7.75%) Senior Developer
6 241 (7.21%) React Developer
7 231 (6.91%) Full Stack Developer
8 208 (6.22%) DevOps Engineer
9 177 (5.29%) Angular Developer
10 167 (5.00%) Analyst
11 164 (4.91%) JavaScript Developer
12 157 (4.70%) AWS Engineer
13 145 (4.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 140 (4.19%) Architect
15 139 (4.16%) Lead Developer
16 128 (3.83%) C# .NET Developer
17 117 (3.50%) AWS DevOps
18 113 (3.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
19 111 (3.32%) Senior Java Developer
20 96 (2.87%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 688 (20.58%) .NET
2 543 (16.24%) AngularJS
3 504 (15.08%) Spring
4 492 (14.72%) React
5 463 (13.85%) HTML
6 413 (12.35%) CSS
7 385 (11.52%) RESTful
8 375 (11.22%) Web Services
9 317 (9.48%) REST
10 277 (8.29%) ASP.NET
11 276 (8.26%) Spring Boot
12 254 (7.60%) Hibernate
13 242 (7.24%) HTML5
14 241 (7.21%) ASP.NET Web API
14 241 (7.21%) Node.js
15 207 (6.19%) .NET Core
16 160 (4.79%) Angular 2
16 160 (4.79%) JSON
17 155 (4.64%) ASP.NET MVC
18 147 (4.40%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 267 (7.99%) Fintech
2 145 (4.34%) User Experience
3 107 (3.20%) Mobile App
4 76 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 67 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 65 (1.94%) Fixed Income
7 58 (1.73%) Equities
8 49 (1.47%) Cloud Native
9 43 (1.29%) Derivative
10 32 (0.96%) Self-Motivation
11 30 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
12 25 (0.75%) Algorithms
13 21 (0.63%) Data Structures
14 19 (0.57%) Blog
15 18 (0.54%) Hedge funds
16 15 (0.45%) Virtual Team
17 14 (0.42%) Mobile Banking
18 13 (0.39%) Social Media
18 13 (0.39%) Video on Demand
19 12 (0.36%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 218 (6.52%) Linux
2 76 (2.27%) Android
3 73 (2.18%) Apple iOS
4 67 (2.00%) Unix
5 63 (1.88%) Windows
6 24 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (0.45%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.15%) CoreOS
9 5 (0.15%) OpenVMS
9 5 (0.15%) Solaris
9 5 (0.15%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.060%) CentOS
11 1 (0.030%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.030%) VMS
11 1 (0.030%) watchOS
11 1 (0.030%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,510 (45.17%) Agile Software Development
2 1,085 (32.46%) TDD
3 699 (20.91%) Microservices
4 503 (15.05%) BDD
5 501 (14.99%) DevOps
6 399 (11.94%) MVC
7 389 (11.64%) Scrum
8 299 (8.94%) Test Automation
9 262 (7.84%) Software Engineering
10 252 (7.54%) Continuous Integration
11 225 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
12 224 (6.70%) OO
13 215 (6.43%) Front End Development
14 194 (5.80%) Multithreading
15 193 (5.77%) E-Commerce
16 173 (5.17%) SOA
17 143 (4.28%) Continuous Delivery
18 139 (4.16%) Open Source
19 132 (3.95%) Kanban
19 132 (3.95%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,147 (34.31%) Java
2 874 (26.14%) JavaScript
3 734 (21.96%) C#
4 610 (18.25%) SQL
5 401 (12.00%) Java 8
6 311 (9.30%) Python
7 176 (5.26%) Scala
8 111 (3.32%) TypeScript
9 103 (3.08%) ES6
10 93 (2.78%) Java 9
10 93 (2.78%) Ruby
11 74 (2.21%) T-SQL
12 73 (2.18%) PHP
13 65 (1.94%) PowerShell
14 63 (1.88%) C++
15 51 (1.53%) C
16 43 (1.29%) Go
17 39 (1.17%) Apple Swift
18 34 (1.02%) Kotlin
19 30 (0.90%) XPath
Qualifications
1 85 (2.54%) Degree
2 78 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 57 (1.71%) SC Cleared
4 39 (1.17%) AWS Certification
5 29 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (0.36%) DV Cleared
7 9 (0.27%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (0.21%) TOGAF Certification
9 6 (0.18%) CISSP
9 6 (0.18%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.18%) SSCP
10 4 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.090%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.090%) CCIE
11 3 (0.090%) CCNP
11 3 (0.090%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.060%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.060%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.030%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (2.33%) QA
2 18 (0.54%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.18%) PMO
4 4 (0.12%) ISO 20022
4 4 (0.12%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.090%) GDPR
5 3 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.060%) SLA
7 1 (0.030%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.030%) HL7
7 1 (0.030%) MiFID
7 1 (0.030%) P3O
System Software
1 485 (14.51%) Docker
2 29 (0.87%) HDFS
3 25 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (0.51%) vSphere
5 16 (0.48%) Active Directory
6 5 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.090%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.090%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.030%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.030%) etcd
8 1 (0.030%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.030%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.030%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.030%) OpenDJ
8 1 (0.030%) Varnish
8 1 (0.030%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 317 (9.48%) Kubernetes
2 232 (6.94%) Terraform
3 226 (6.76%) Ansible
4 152 (4.55%) Puppet
5 144 (4.31%) Opscode Chef
6 62 (1.85%) Cobbler
7 36 (1.08%) Mesos
8 35 (1.05%) Packer
9 9 (0.27%) Kibana
9 9 (0.27%) Prometheus
10 8 (0.24%) Control-M
10 8 (0.24%) logstash
11 7 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
11 7 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
11 7 (0.21%) Salt
12 6 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (0.15%) Grafana
13 5 (0.15%) HP ALM
13 5 (0.15%) Nagios
13 5 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 258 (7.72%) Microsoft
2 175 (5.23%) SAP
3 167 (5.00%) Oracle
4 59 (1.76%) WSO2
5 58 (1.73%) Google
6 44 (1.32%) Tableau
7 34 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
8 27 (0.81%) VMware
9 25 (0.75%) Splunk
10 19 (0.57%) Red Hat
11 18 (0.54%) MuleSoft
12 17 (0.51%) Reuters
13 16 (0.48%) Atlassian
13 16 (0.48%) Cognos
14 15 (0.45%) Talend
15 14 (0.42%) ServiceNow
16 13 (0.39%) Adobe
16 13 (0.39%) Informatica
17 11 (0.33%) Terracotta
18 10 (0.30%) Sitecore