Period
to 17 July 2019

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 17 July 2019 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
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 85 102
Rank change year-on-year +5 +17 +15
Contract jobs citing Greenfield Project 2,710 2,925 2,355
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.92% 2.82% 2.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.04% 8.74% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,230 2,412 1,901
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £368 £363 £331
90th Percentile £700 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
UK median hourly rate £44.75 £150.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.17% +215.79% -
10th Percentile £18.25 £135.00 £46.25
90th Percentile £49.58 £165.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £47.50

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 29,962 33,477 31,397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.28% 32.30% 33.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,322 21,598 20,293
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £275 £270 £263
90th Percentile £665 £656 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,060 1,068 1,074
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £21.63 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.20% +8.13% -4.37%
10th Percentile £11.60 £11.81 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.25 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.53 £19.00
% change year-on-year -8.91% +8.05% -5.59%

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 17 July 2019.

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 17 July 2019.

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 17 July 2019. 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 +3 2,528 £525 +5.00% 837
London +3 1,751 £550 +4.76% 404
UK excluding London -7 929 £450 - 495
South East -37 233 £475 +2.70% 116
North of England +5 201 £433 +8.13% 158
South West +1 122 £438 +2.94% 48
East of England -30 110 £475 -9.52% 36
Midlands +16 105 £425 - 76
Scotland +50 99 £425 +6.25% 43
Yorkshire +15 97 £450 +12.50% 59
North West -4 94 £425 +6.25% 92
West Midlands +7 56 £481 +1.32% 48
East Midlands +29 43 £375 - 28
Wales +18 39 £494 +23.44% 13
Northern Ireland +13 19 £525 +21.53% 6
North East +25 10 £400 +14.29% 7
Channel Islands - 2 £469 -

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, 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 1,031 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
2 721 (26.61%) JavaScript
3 683 (25.20%) Java
4 673 (24.83%) Finance
5 628 (23.17%) TDD
6 567 (20.92%) C#
7 534 (19.70%) .NET
8 448 (16.53%) Microsoft Azure
9 436 (16.09%) Amazon AWS
10 414 (15.28%) DevOps
11 412 (15.20%) AngularJS
12 409 (15.09%) Microservices
13 397 (14.65%) React
14 356 (13.14%) SQL
15 354 (13.06%) CSS
16 346 (12.77%) HTML
17 325 (11.99%) Docker
18 288 (10.63%) Python
19 278 (10.26%) SQL Server
19 278 (10.26%) BDD
20 275 (10.15%) Scrum
21 265 (9.78%) Fintech
22 258 (9.52%) Banking
22 258 (9.52%) Node.js
23 252 (9.30%) MVC
24 240 (8.86%) Kubernetes
25 230 (8.49%) Spring
25 230 (8.49%) RESTful
26 222 (8.19%) Web Services
27 209 (7.71%) ASP.NET

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 92 (3.39%) Apache Spark
2 50 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
2 50 (1.85%) Mule
3 47 (1.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 45 (1.66%) Oracle Service Bus
5 38 (1.40%) CMS
6 26 (0.96%) Apache
7 17 (0.63%) Drupal
8 13 (0.48%) SharePoint
8 13 (0.48%) WordPress
9 12 (0.44%) IIS
10 11 (0.41%) Confluence
10 11 (0.41%) Umbraco
11 9 (0.33%) Apache Airflow
11 9 (0.33%) nginx
11 9 (0.33%) NServiceBus
11 9 (0.33%) SAS
12 6 (0.22%) JBoss
12 6 (0.22%) Oracle Coherence
12 6 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (0.41%) InVision
2 9 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (0.26%) Adobe XD
4 6 (0.22%) Sketch
5 2 (0.074%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.074%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.074%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.074%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.037%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.037%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.037%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.037%) UXPin
6 1 (0.037%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 47 (1.73%) SAP S/4HANA
2 23 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
3 20 (0.74%) Endur
4 16 (0.59%) SAP FI
5 15 (0.55%) SAP CO
5 15 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
6 8 (0.30%) NetSuite
7 7 (0.26%) SAP SD
8 6 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
8 6 (0.22%) SAP MM
8 6 (0.22%) SAP Travel Management
9 5 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.15%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.15%) SAP EWM
10 4 (0.15%) Workday HCM
11 3 (0.11%) ION MarketView
11 3 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
11 3 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
11 3 (0.11%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 448 (16.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 436 (16.09%) Amazon AWS
3 96 (3.54%) Serverless
4 88 (3.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 71 (2.62%) Power Platform
6 51 (1.88%) AWS Lambda
7 41 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
8 40 (1.48%) SaaS
9 38 (1.40%) AWS CloudFormation
10 33 (1.22%) PaaS
11 32 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
11 32 (1.18%) GitHub
12 28 (1.03%) SuccessFactors
13 26 (0.96%) Amazon S3
14 24 (0.89%) Office 365
15 23 (0.85%) Amazon ECS
16 22 (0.81%) Azure Data Factory
17 19 (0.70%) OpenShift
18 18 (0.66%) Amazon Kinesis
19 14 (0.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (1.11%) Internet
2 17 (0.63%) HTTP
3 9 (0.33%) TETRA
4 7 (0.26%) DNS
4 7 (0.26%) Firewall
5 6 (0.22%) LAN
5 6 (0.22%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.22%) WAN
6 4 (0.15%) AMQP
6 4 (0.15%) ATM
6 4 (0.15%) Skype
7 3 (0.11%) Intranet
7 3 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.074%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (0.074%) DHCP
8 2 (0.074%) DSL
8 2 (0.074%) Network Security
8 2 (0.074%) SSL
8 2 (0.074%) Wireless
9 1 (0.037%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 278 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 142 (5.24%) Big Data
3 124 (4.58%) NoSQL
4 95 (3.51%) MongoDB
5 93 (3.43%) Hadoop
6 67 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
7 66 (2.44%) Power BI
8 64 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 63 (2.32%) Data Lake
10 60 (2.21%) Relational Database
11 57 (2.10%) Azure SQL Database
12 50 (1.85%) MySQL
13 49 (1.81%) Cosmos DB
13 49 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
14 37 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 34 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
16 30 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 29 (1.07%) Apache Hive
17 29 (1.07%) RDBMS
18 27 (1.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 164 (6.05%) Jenkins
2 163 (6.01%) Git (software)
3 72 (2.66%) Maven
4 68 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 49 (1.81%) webpack
6 47 (1.73%) JUnit
7 43 (1.59%) Selenium
8 40 (1.48%) Cucumber
9 38 (1.40%) JIRA
10 37 (1.37%) TeamCity
10 37 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
11 34 (1.25%) Visual Studio
12 31 (1.14%) Jasmine
13 30 (1.11%) SpecFlow
14 27 (1.00%) SonarQube
15 26 (0.96%) jMock
16 22 (0.81%) Mockito
17 17 (0.63%) DbUnit
17 17 (0.63%) Subversion
17 17 (0.63%) WebDriver
General
1 673 (24.83%) Finance
2 258 (9.52%) Banking
3 180 (6.64%) Front Office
4 98 (3.62%) Investment Banking
4 98 (3.62%) Manufacturing
5 97 (3.58%) Telecoms
6 95 (3.51%) Marketing
7 79 (2.92%) Electronics
8 70 (2.58%) Retail
9 32 (1.18%) Legal
10 29 (1.07%) Law
11 21 (0.77%) Financial Institution
11 21 (0.77%) Games
12 17 (0.63%) Billing
13 16 (0.59%) Back Office
14 14 (0.52%) Publishing
15 12 (0.44%) Automotive
15 12 (0.44%) Private Banking
16 11 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
17 10 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,590 (58.67%) Developer
2 410 (15.13%) Java Developer
3 286 (10.55%) React Developer
4 278 (10.26%) .NET Developer
5 260 (9.59%) Full Stack Developer
6 231 (8.52%) Senior Developer
7 221 (8.15%) C# Developer
8 190 (7.01%) Architect
9 130 (4.80%) Analyst
10 118 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
11 114 (4.21%) DevOps Engineer
12 111 (4.10%) JavaScript Developer
13 109 (4.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 105 (3.87%) Senior Java Developer
15 103 (3.80%) Angular Developer
16 94 (3.47%) Business Analyst
17 82 (3.03%) Consultant
17 82 (3.03%) Python Developer
18 78 (2.88%) Lead Developer
19 77 (2.84%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 534 (19.70%) .NET
2 412 (15.20%) AngularJS
3 397 (14.65%) React
4 354 (13.06%) CSS
5 346 (12.77%) HTML
6 258 (9.52%) Node.js
7 230 (8.49%) RESTful
7 230 (8.49%) Spring
8 222 (8.19%) Web Services
9 209 (7.71%) ASP.NET
10 189 (6.97%) .NET Core
11 173 (6.38%) Redux
12 152 (5.61%) Spring Boot
13 137 (5.06%) ASP.NET Web API
14 134 (4.94%) HTML5
15 133 (4.91%) REST
16 127 (4.69%) Kafka
17 114 (4.21%) CSS3
18 107 (3.95%) .NET Framework
19 103 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 117 (4.32%) User Experience
2 98 (3.62%) Hedge funds
3 61 (2.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 59 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
5 57 (2.10%) Equities
6 55 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
6 55 (2.03%) Derivative
7 46 (1.70%) Mobile App
8 26 (0.96%) Cloud Native
9 25 (0.92%) Algorithms
9 25 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
9 25 (0.92%) Fixed Income
10 21 (0.77%) Data Structures
11 20 (0.74%) Public Cloud
11 20 (0.74%) Self-Motivation
12 19 (0.70%) Equity Derivative
13 18 (0.66%) Credit Risk
14 17 (0.63%) Video on Demand
15 14 (0.52%) PKI
16 13 (0.48%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 115 (4.24%) Linux
2 62 (2.29%) Android
3 50 (1.85%) Apple iOS
4 47 (1.73%) Windows
5 25 (0.92%) Unix
6 17 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (0.52%) OpenVMS
8 11 (0.41%) Windows Server
9 9 (0.33%) tvOS
10 8 (0.30%) CentOS
11 5 (0.18%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.15%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.15%) VMS
12 4 (0.15%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.15%) zOS
13 2 (0.074%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.037%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.037%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,031 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
2 628 (23.17%) TDD
3 414 (15.28%) DevOps
4 409 (15.09%) Microservices
5 278 (10.26%) BDD
6 275 (10.15%) Scrum
7 265 (9.78%) Fintech
8 252 (9.30%) MVC
9 187 (6.90%) Software Engineering
10 185 (6.83%) Continuous Integration
11 176 (6.49%) Front End Development
12 162 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
13 161 (5.94%) Test Automation
14 153 (5.65%) OO
15 139 (5.13%) Unit Testing
16 137 (5.06%) Analytics
17 125 (4.61%) SDLC
18 121 (4.46%) Open Source
19 118 (4.35%) Kanban
20 108 (3.99%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 721 (26.61%) JavaScript
2 683 (25.20%) Java
3 567 (20.92%) C#
4 356 (13.14%) SQL
5 288 (10.63%) Python
6 179 (6.61%) Java 8
7 145 (5.35%) ES6
8 136 (5.02%) TypeScript
9 106 (3.91%) Scala
10 70 (2.58%) PHP
11 64 (2.36%) Ruby
12 61 (2.25%) C++
13 47 (1.73%) PowerShell
14 38 (1.40%) Kotlin
15 36 (1.33%) C
16 28 (1.03%) Go
17 27 (1.00%) VB.NET
18 24 (0.89%) Bash Shell
18 24 (0.89%) T-SQL
19 23 (0.85%) R
Qualifications
1 64 (2.36%) Degree
2 41 (1.51%) Security Cleared
3 30 (1.11%) SC Cleared
4 12 (0.44%) PhD
5 10 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (0.37%) CISSP
5 10 (0.37%) TOGAF Certification
6 7 (0.26%) CHECK Team Member
6 7 (0.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (0.26%) DBS Check
6 7 (0.26%) SSCP
7 5 (0.18%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.11%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.074%) CCIE
9 2 (0.074%) Chartered Engineer
9 2 (0.074%) ISEB
9 2 (0.074%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (2.80%) QA
2 11 (0.41%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.37%) GDPR
4 9 (0.33%) GxP
5 8 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.30%) MiFID
6 7 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
6 7 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.26%) PMO
7 6 (0.22%) COREP
7 6 (0.22%) FINREP
8 4 (0.15%) NIST
9 2 (0.074%) TARGET2
10 1 (0.037%) IEC 62304
10 1 (0.037%) ISO 20022
10 1 (0.037%) MISRA
10 1 (0.037%) MISRA C
10 1 (0.037%) Solvency II
System Software
1 325 (11.99%) Docker
2 18 (0.66%) Active Directory
2 18 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.63%) vSphere
4 15 (0.55%) HDFS
5 8 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.037%) etcd
8 1 (0.037%) Firmware
8 1 (0.037%) Xen
Systems Management
1 240 (8.86%) Kubernetes
2 125 (4.61%) Terraform
3 102 (3.76%) Ansible
4 30 (1.11%) Puppet
5 28 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
7 7 (0.26%) Mesos
7 7 (0.26%) Packer
8 5 (0.18%) Consul
8 5 (0.18%) Kibana
8 5 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Management
9 4 (0.15%) Icinga
9 4 (0.15%) Nagios
9 4 (0.15%) Oozie
10 3 (0.11%) Grafana
10 3 (0.11%) Prometheus
10 3 (0.11%) SCCM
11 2 (0.074%) WSUS
12 1 (0.037%) Control-M
12 1 (0.037%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 192 (7.08%) SAP
2 152 (5.61%) Microsoft
3 145 (5.35%) Oracle
4 72 (2.66%) Google
5 47 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
5 47 (1.73%) WSO2
6 41 (1.51%) Talend
7 29 (1.07%) Tableau
8 21 (0.77%) VMware
9 20 (0.74%) OpenLink
10 19 (0.70%) Adobe
10 19 (0.70%) Red Hat
11 18 (0.66%) MuleSoft
12 15 (0.55%) IBM
13 13 (0.48%) Sybase
14 12 (0.44%) Atlassian
14 12 (0.44%) Sitecore
15 11 (0.41%) Apple
15 11 (0.41%) Ariba
15 11 (0.41%) Xamarin