Period
to 26 October 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 26 October 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
26 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 99 73 79
Rank change year-on-year -26 +6 +26
Contract jobs citing Greenfield Project 776 2,479 3,251
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 2.41% 2.94% 3.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.13% 9.40% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 734 2,087 2,766
Median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £325 £370 £369
90th Percentile £750 £700 £656
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £463
% change year-on-year -11.11% -2.70% +12.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.32% +22.58% +103.95%
10th Percentile £12.15 £18.25 £33.38
90th Percentile £40.25 £51.50 £43.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -26.32% +22.58% +103.95%

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 10,888 26,380 33,523
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.85% 31.29% 32.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,930 16,777 21,820
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £250 £263 £275
90th Percentile £713 £669 £656
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £420
% change year-on-year -2.94% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 456 1,046 1,054
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.73% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £12.61 £11.77 £12.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £53.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.75 £19.25
% change year-on-year +20.48% +7.79% -0.47%

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 26 October 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 26 October 2020.

Hourly rate histogram 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 26 October 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 -28 663 £525 -2.33% 463
London -11 493 £550 -4.35% 208
Work from Home -19 196 £525 -4.55% 117
UK excluding London -48 178 £400 -11.11% 286
North of England -16 45 £390 -13.33% 115
South East +37 34 £463 -2.63% 55
Midlands +14 31 £380 -13.14% 45
West Midlands +26 28 £380 -20.00% 24
North West -12 23 £400 -5.88% 62
Yorkshire +12 22 £375 -21.05% 38
South West -3 21 £425 -2.86% 16
Scotland +19 16 £313 -26.47% 22
Wales +15 13 £375 -25.00% 4
East of England +45 12 £525 +10.53% 24
Northern Ireland -4 6 £375 -28.57% 6
East Midlands -2 3 - - 20

For the 6 months to 26 October 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.

1 250 (32.22%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (28.35%) Azure
3 218 (28.09%) AWS
4 212 (27.32%) DevOps
5 194 (25.00%) Finance
6 189 (24.36%) Java
7 185 (23.84%) Kubernetes
8 175 (22.55%) Docker
9 160 (20.62%) Microservices
10 157 (20.23%) Python
11 142 (18.30%) SQL
12 139 (17.91%) JavaScript
13 116 (14.95%) Hedge funds
14 111 (14.30%) Migration
15 106 (13.66%) React
16 105 (13.53%) GCP
17 101 (13.02%) Web Services
18 98 (12.63%) Asset Management
19 95 (12.24%) Software Engineering
19 95 (12.24%) Investment Management
20 89 (11.47%) Scrum
21 87 (11.21%) Jenkins
22 85 (10.95%) AngularJS
22 85 (10.95%) .NET
23 83 (10.70%) C#
24 82 (10.57%) TypeScript
25 80 (10.31%) Banking
26 79 (10.18%) Front Office
27 76 (9.79%) Google
28 74 (9.54%) TDD

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 51 (6.57%) Apache
2 18 (2.32%) Apache Spark
3 13 (1.68%) Confluence
4 10 (1.29%) CMS
5 9 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (0.77%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.52%) Apache Airflow
8 3 (0.39%) SAS
8 3 (0.39%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.26%) Mule
9 2 (0.26%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.26%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.13%) Anypoint
10 1 (0.13%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Fuse
10 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.26%) CATIA
3 2 (0.26%) Siemens NX
4 1 (0.13%) InVision
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (2.96%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.64%) Teamcenter
3 4 (0.52%) Magento
3 4 (0.52%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.39%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.39%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.26%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.26%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.26%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.26%) SAP IBP
5 2 (0.26%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.13%) SAP EWM
6 1 (0.13%) SAP MDG
6 1 (0.13%) SAP PLM
6 1 (0.13%) SAP Travel Management
6 1 (0.13%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 220 (28.35%) Azure
2 218 (28.09%) AWS
3 105 (13.53%) GCP
4 70 (9.02%) Serverless
5 56 (7.22%) AWS Lambda
6 49 (6.31%) Amazon ECS
7 45 (5.80%) Apigee
8 25 (3.22%) OpenShift
9 18 (2.32%) Power Platform
10 12 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (1.55%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (1.42%) SaaS
12 9 (1.16%) Amazon S3
12 9 (1.16%) AWS CodeBuild
12 9 (1.16%) AWS CodeCommit
12 9 (1.16%) PaaS
13 8 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
13 8 (1.03%) PowerApps
14 7 (0.90%) Amazon EKS
14 7 (0.90%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.93%) HTTP
2 12 (1.55%) TCP/IP
3 11 (1.42%) SSL
4 8 (1.03%) Unified Communications
5 6 (0.77%) DHCP
5 6 (0.77%) DNS
6 5 (0.64%) Softphone
7 4 (0.52%) Firewall
8 3 (0.39%) Skype
9 2 (0.26%) Bluetooth
9 2 (0.26%) DMVPN
9 2 (0.26%) Internet
9 2 (0.26%) MPLS
9 2 (0.26%) WAN
9 2 (0.26%) WebEx
10 1 (0.13%) BGP
10 1 (0.13%) Network Security
10 1 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (9.28%) SQL Server
2 58 (7.47%) MySQL
3 52 (6.70%) Amazon Redshift
4 46 (5.93%) PostgreSQL
5 39 (5.03%) Big Data
6 36 (4.64%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (3.22%) NoSQL
8 22 (2.84%) Data Lake
9 16 (2.06%) Azure SQL Database
9 16 (2.06%) MongoDB
10 15 (1.93%) Power BI
11 13 (1.68%) Hadoop
11 13 (1.68%) Relational Database
12 12 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (1.42%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 10 (1.29%) Cosmos DB
15 9 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 8 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 8 (1.03%) Apache Hive
16 8 (1.03%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 87 (11.21%) Jenkins
2 52 (6.70%) Artifactory
3 50 (6.44%) GitLab
4 30 (3.87%) Git (software)
5 22 (2.84%) JIRA
6 10 (1.29%) TeamCity
7 9 (1.16%) PVCS
8 8 (1.03%) webpack
9 6 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (0.77%) Cypress.io
9 6 (0.77%) Selenium
10 5 (0.64%) Jasmine
10 5 (0.64%) NUnit
10 5 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.52%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.52%) Maven
12 3 (0.39%) ERwin
12 3 (0.39%) MSTest
13 2 (0.26%) JUnit
General
1 194 (25.00%) Finance
2 80 (10.31%) Banking
3 79 (10.18%) Front Office
4 26 (3.35%) Public Sector
5 19 (2.45%) Retail
6 13 (1.68%) Investment Banking
6 13 (1.68%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.42%) Games
8 9 (1.16%) Law
9 8 (1.03%) Advertising
9 8 (1.03%) Marketing
10 7 (0.90%) Legal
10 7 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.77%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.64%) Automotive
12 5 (0.64%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.52%) Back Office
13 4 (0.52%) Electronics
14 2 (0.26%) Billing
14 2 (0.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 351 (45.23%) Developer
2 103 (13.27%) Java Developer
3 99 (12.76%) AWS Engineer
4 78 (10.05%) DevOps Engineer
5 75 (9.66%) Software Engineer
6 73 (9.41%) Architect
7 68 (8.76%) AWS Developer
8 62 (7.99%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 55 (7.09%) AWS Software Engineer
10 51 (6.57%) .NET Developer
11 48 (6.19%) Java Engineer
12 47 (6.06%) SQL Developer
13 44 (5.67%) Java Software Engineer
14 43 (5.54%) Java Software Developer
14 43 (5.54%) React Developer
15 38 (4.90%) Azure Engineer
16 35 (4.51%) AWS DevOps
17 33 (4.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
18 31 (3.99%) Angular Developer
18 31 (3.99%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (13.66%) React
2 101 (13.02%) Web Services
3 85 (10.95%) .NET
3 85 (10.95%) AngularJS
4 66 (8.51%) HTML
5 58 (7.47%) Node.js
6 55 (7.09%) .NET Core
7 49 (6.31%) CSS
8 45 (5.80%) OAuth
9 43 (5.54%) Swagger
10 42 (5.41%) gRPC
11 37 (4.77%) Redux
12 30 (3.87%) Kafka
13 29 (3.74%) ASP.NET
14 27 (3.48%) GraphQL
15 25 (3.22%) Vue.js
16 24 (3.09%) Spring
17 22 (2.84%) ASP.NET Core
18 21 (2.71%) REST
19 19 (2.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 116 (14.95%) Hedge funds
2 67 (8.63%) Fixed Income
3 61 (7.86%) Derivative
4 40 (5.15%) Equities
5 34 (4.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 29 (3.74%) User Experience
7 22 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (2.71%) Credit Derivative
9 17 (2.19%) Equity Derivative
10 15 (1.93%) FMCG
11 13 (1.68%) Public Cloud
12 9 (1.16%) Blog
12 9 (1.16%) Data Structures
12 9 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (0.90%) Data Centre
13 7 (0.90%) Mobile App
13 7 (0.90%) Virtual Team
14 5 (0.64%) Cloud Native
14 5 (0.64%) IVR
14 5 (0.64%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 47 (6.06%) Linux
2 11 (1.42%) Android
3 10 (1.29%) Apple iOS
4 9 (1.16%) OpenVMS
5 6 (0.77%) Windows
6 4 (0.52%) Unix
7 1 (0.13%) AIX
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.13%) CentOS
7 1 (0.13%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.13%) Solaris
7 1 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (32.22%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (27.32%) DevOps
3 160 (20.62%) Microservices
4 111 (14.30%) Migration
5 98 (12.63%) Asset Management
6 95 (12.24%) Investment Management
6 95 (12.24%) Software Engineering
7 89 (11.47%) Scrum
8 74 (9.54%) TDD
9 69 (8.89%) Fintech
10 59 (7.60%) Front End Development
11 48 (6.19%) Test Automation
12 39 (5.03%) Data Engineering
13 35 (4.51%) ETL
14 34 (4.38%) Analytics
14 34 (4.38%) Business Intelligence
14 34 (4.38%) Infrastructure as Code
14 34 (4.38%) Problem-Solving
15 30 (3.87%) Data Modelling
15 30 (3.87%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 189 (24.36%) Java
2 157 (20.23%) Python
3 142 (18.30%) SQL
4 139 (17.91%) JavaScript
5 83 (10.70%) C#
6 82 (10.57%) TypeScript
7 34 (4.38%) C
8 32 (4.12%) R
9 22 (2.84%) Kotlin
10 21 (2.71%) C++
11 19 (2.45%) PHP
12 16 (2.06%) T-SQL
13 15 (1.93%) Scala
14 14 (1.80%) Bash Shell
15 13 (1.68%) Java 8
16 9 (1.16%) Perl
17 8 (1.03%) Fortran
17 8 (1.03%) Go
18 7 (0.90%) ES6
18 7 (0.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 54 (6.96%) Security Cleared
2 46 (5.93%) SC Cleared
3 11 (1.42%) Degree
4 8 (1.03%) AWS Certification
5 5 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.64%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.52%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (0.26%) CCNP
7 2 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.26%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.13%) ISEB
8 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.13%) PMP
8 1 (0.13%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.03%) QA
2 19 (2.45%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.64%) GDPR
4 3 (0.39%) PMO
5 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.13%) EMIR
6 1 (0.13%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.13%) IFRS
6 1 (0.13%) MiFID
6 1 (0.13%) NIST
6 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.13%) WAI
6 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 175 (22.55%) Docker
2 8 (1.03%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.52%) HDFS
4 3 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 185 (23.84%) Kubernetes
2 45 (5.80%) Terraform
3 41 (5.28%) Ansible
4 29 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (2.32%) Puppet
6 2 (0.26%) Grafana
7 1 (0.13%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.13%) Kibana
7 1 (0.13%) MIIS
7 1 (0.13%) Nessus
7 1 (0.13%) OpenVAS
7 1 (0.13%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 76 (9.79%) Google
2 66 (8.51%) Oracle
3 44 (5.67%) Microsoft
4 35 (4.51%) SAP
5 16 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (1.42%) Splunk
7 10 (1.29%) Databricks
7 10 (1.29%) Talend
8 8 (1.03%) Sybase
9 7 (0.90%) Atlassian
10 6 (0.77%) Infoblox
10 6 (0.77%) LogRhythm
11 5 (0.64%) TIBCO
11 5 (0.64%) Xamarin
12 4 (0.52%) Cloudera
12 4 (0.52%) MuleSoft
13 3 (0.39%) Cisco
13 3 (0.39%) Informatica
13 3 (0.39%) ION Trading
13 3 (0.39%) Siemens