Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 101 120
Rank change year-on-year +16 +19 +3
Contract jobs citing Greenfield Project 2,793 2,160 2,122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.81% 2.38% 2.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.31% 6.97% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,296 1,755 1,707
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £363 £325 £325
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
UK median hourly rate £112.75 £73.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.88% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year -1.05% - -

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 33,590 30,985 35,662
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.74% 34.11% 33.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,933 20,116 23,334
UK median daily rate £455 £444 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.48% +4.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £271 £263 £250
90th Percentile £656 £637 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +1.25% +5.26% +3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,047 1,093 1,179
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -6.28% +16.14%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +16.22% -13.95% +22.86%

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 18 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Greenfield Project over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

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 18 June 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 +19 2,658 £500 +5.26% 885
London +13 1,726 £525 +2.44% 441
UK excluding London +20 1,039 £450 +9.76% 478
South East +60 319 £450 - 106
North of England -28 242 £400 - 156
East of England +37 172 £525 +2.94% 55
North West -10 133 £413 +6.45% 88
Midlands +9 115 £450 +18.03% 59
Yorkshire -37 102 £400 - 59
South West -2 79 £450 +7.14% 68
Scotland -17 73 £400 - 20
West Midlands +4 69 £481 +37.50% 34
East Midlands -4 43 £375 -11.76% 25
Wales +8 31 £400 -5.88% 10
Northern Ireland +8 9 £391 -3.58% 4
North East -7 7 £420 -16.00% 9
Isle of Man - 5 £400 -

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 1,301 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
2 902 (32.30%) JavaScript
3 794 (28.43%) TDD
4 784 (28.07%) Java
5 725 (25.96%) Finance
6 598 (21.41%) C#
7 560 (20.05%) HTML
8 541 (19.37%) .NET
9 540 (19.33%) AngularJS
10 525 (18.80%) CSS
11 482 (17.26%) SQL
12 466 (16.68%) Amazon AWS
13 450 (16.11%) React
14 425 (15.22%) Microservices
15 382 (13.68%) SQL Server
16 369 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
17 368 (13.18%) RESTful
18 361 (12.93%) Git (software)
19 353 (12.64%) Scrum
20 349 (12.50%) DevOps
21 324 (11.60%) Continuous Integration
22 320 (11.46%) MVC
23 307 (10.99%) BDD
24 304 (10.88%) HTML5
25 298 (10.67%) Web Services
26 292 (10.45%) Spring
27 290 (10.38%) Front End Development
28 289 (10.35%) Node.js
29 286 (10.24%) Docker
30 277 (9.92%) OO

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
1 118 (4.22%) Apache Spark
2 108 (3.87%) Elasticsearch
3 54 (1.93%) Mule
3 54 (1.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 52 (1.86%) Oracle Service Bus
5 38 (1.36%) NServiceBus
6 35 (1.25%) Confluence
7 34 (1.22%) CMS
8 29 (1.04%) Apache
9 23 (0.82%) JBoss
10 20 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
11 18 (0.64%) Tomcat
11 18 (0.64%) WebSphere
12 17 (0.61%) MQSeries
13 16 (0.57%) Apache Pig
13 16 (0.57%) SharePoint
14 13 (0.47%) nginx
14 13 (0.47%) Umbraco
15 11 (0.39%) OpenStack
16 10 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 28 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (0.57%) Photoshop
3 14 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (0.29%) InVision
4 8 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.18%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.036%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.036%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.036%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.036%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.036%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.68%) Markit EDM
3 15 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.32%) PolarLake
5 7 (0.25%) SAP APO
5 7 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
5 7 (0.25%) SAP SD
6 6 (0.21%) Magento
6 6 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
6 6 (0.21%) SAP CO
6 6 (0.21%) SAP FI
6 6 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
7 5 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 4 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
8 4 (0.14%) thinkFolio
9 2 (0.072%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.072%) SAP FI-GL
9 2 (0.072%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 466 (16.68%) Amazon AWS
2 369 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (1.86%) Google Cloud Platform
4 49 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
5 40 (1.43%) GitHub
6 38 (1.36%) PaaS
7 35 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
8 34 (1.22%) Serverless
9 31 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
10 29 (1.04%) Amazon S3
10 29 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
11 28 (1.00%) SaaS
12 26 (0.93%) npm
12 26 (0.93%) OpenShift
13 19 (0.68%) IaaS
14 13 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
14 13 (0.47%) Google Tag Manager
14 13 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 12 (0.43%) Yarn
16 10 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (1.15%) HTTP
2 21 (0.75%) Internet
3 18 (0.64%) Kerberos
4 16 (0.57%) Firewall
5 12 (0.43%) Network Security
6 10 (0.36%) MVNO
7 9 (0.32%) WAN
8 7 (0.25%) LAN
9 6 (0.21%) TCP/IP
9 6 (0.21%) WEP
10 5 (0.18%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (0.18%) Ethernet
10 5 (0.18%) VPN
11 4 (0.14%) Bluetooth
11 4 (0.14%) FTP
11 4 (0.14%) MPLS
11 4 (0.14%) Skype
12 3 (0.11%) Cisco ISE
12 3 (0.11%) SSL
12 3 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 382 (13.68%) SQL Server
2 154 (5.51%) Big Data
3 148 (5.30%) MongoDB
4 144 (5.16%) NoSQL
5 122 (4.37%) Hadoop
6 99 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
7 93 (3.33%) Relational Database
8 92 (3.29%) MySQL
9 64 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 59 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
11 54 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
11 54 (1.93%) SQL Server 2016
12 51 (1.83%) HBase
13 43 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
14 42 (1.50%) RDBMS
14 42 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 41 (1.47%) Apache Hive
16 36 (1.29%) Blockchain
17 32 (1.15%) Data Lake
18 30 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 361 (12.93%) Git (software)
2 277 (9.92%) Jenkins
3 193 (6.91%) Maven
4 111 (3.97%) Cucumber
5 86 (3.08%) Selenium
6 80 (2.86%) webpack
7 78 (2.79%) NUnit
8 74 (2.65%) JIRA
9 68 (2.43%) TeamCity
10 66 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
11 62 (2.22%) JUnit
12 55 (1.97%) Visual Studio
13 54 (1.93%) Octopus Deploy
14 48 (1.72%) Jasmine
15 47 (1.68%) Mockito
16 35 (1.25%) SpecFlow
17 33 (1.18%) Gradle
18 32 (1.15%) gulp
19 27 (0.97%) Subversion
20 26 (0.93%) SonarQube
General
1 725 (25.96%) Finance
2 222 (7.95%) Banking
3 137 (4.91%) Retail
4 127 (4.55%) Marketing
5 125 (4.48%) Telecoms
6 117 (4.19%) Manufacturing
7 102 (3.65%) Front Office
8 95 (3.40%) Electronics
9 59 (2.11%) Investment Banking
10 56 (2.01%) Law
11 53 (1.90%) Games
12 17 (0.61%) Publishing
13 16 (0.57%) Advertising
13 16 (0.57%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.36%) Retail Banking
15 9 (0.32%) Legal
16 8 (0.29%) Billing
17 6 (0.21%) Back Office
18 5 (0.18%) Automotive
18 5 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,779 (63.69%) Developer
2 371 (13.28%) Java Developer
3 295 (10.56%) .NET Developer
4 283 (10.13%) C# Developer
5 224 (8.02%) React Developer
6 209 (7.48%) Senior Developer
7 207 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
8 197 (7.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 154 (5.51%) DevOps Engineer
10 142 (5.08%) C# .NET Developer
11 139 (4.98%) Architect
12 131 (4.69%) Angular Developer
13 129 (4.62%) Full Stack Developer
14 121 (4.33%) Lead Developer
15 110 (3.94%) Analyst
16 95 (3.40%) Consultant
17 87 (3.11%) AWS Engineer
18 84 (3.01%) AWS DevOps
19 77 (2.76%) Lead Java Developer
20 74 (2.65%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 560 (20.05%) HTML
2 541 (19.37%) .NET
3 540 (19.33%) AngularJS
4 525 (18.80%) CSS
5 450 (16.11%) React
6 368 (13.18%) RESTful
7 304 (10.88%) HTML5
8 298 (10.67%) Web Services
9 292 (10.45%) Spring
10 289 (10.35%) Node.js
11 232 (8.31%) ASP.NET
11 232 (8.31%) REST
12 228 (8.16%) JSON
13 221 (7.91%) CSS3
14 217 (7.77%) ASP.NET Web API
15 177 (6.34%) Redux
16 173 (6.19%) jQuery
17 168 (6.02%) XML
18 153 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC
19 138 (4.94%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 172 (6.16%) Fintech
2 116 (4.15%) User Experience
3 99 (3.54%) Mobile App
4 80 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 56 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
6 50 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 43 (1.54%) Fixed Income
8 37 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
8 37 (1.32%) Equities
9 35 (1.25%) Algorithms
10 32 (1.15%) Data Structures
11 29 (1.04%) Derivative
12 26 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
13 25 (0.90%) Hedge funds
14 23 (0.82%) iPhone
15 20 (0.72%) iPad
15 20 (0.72%) Virtual Team
16 19 (0.68%) Cloud Native
17 18 (0.64%) Self-Motivation
18 16 (0.57%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 230 (8.23%) Linux
2 100 (3.58%) Unix
3 94 (3.37%) Android
4 93 (3.33%) Apple iOS
5 90 (3.22%) Windows
6 29 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (0.79%) CentOS
8 9 (0.32%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.21%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.18%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.18%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.14%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.11%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.11%) OpenVMS
12 3 (0.11%) VMS
13 2 (0.072%) zOS
14 1 (0.036%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,301 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
2 794 (28.43%) TDD
3 425 (15.22%) Microservices
4 353 (12.64%) Scrum
5 349 (12.50%) DevOps
6 324 (11.60%) Continuous Integration
7 320 (11.46%) MVC
8 307 (10.99%) BDD
9 290 (10.38%) Front End Development
10 277 (9.92%) OO
11 249 (8.92%) Test Automation
12 180 (6.44%) Business Intelligence
13 176 (6.30%) E-Commerce
14 168 (6.02%) SOA
15 158 (5.66%) Software Engineering
16 154 (5.51%) Web Development
17 141 (5.05%) Migration
18 119 (4.26%) Analytics
19 117 (4.19%) Multithreading
20 114 (4.08%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 902 (32.30%) JavaScript
2 784 (28.07%) Java
3 598 (21.41%) C#
4 482 (17.26%) SQL
5 252 (9.02%) Java 8
6 238 (8.52%) Python
7 139 (4.98%) ES6
8 118 (4.22%) Scala
9 103 (3.69%) TypeScript
10 90 (3.22%) Ruby
11 85 (3.04%) PHP
12 59 (2.11%) Bash Shell
12 59 (2.11%) Go
13 51 (1.83%) XPath
14 49 (1.75%) T-SQL
15 42 (1.50%) C++
16 34 (1.22%) C
16 34 (1.22%) PowerShell
17 33 (1.18%) ES7
18 31 (1.11%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 119 (4.26%) Degree
2 51 (1.83%) Security Cleared
3 36 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 33 (1.18%) SC Cleared
5 17 (0.61%) AWS Certification
6 16 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
6 16 (0.57%) ISTQB
7 11 (0.39%) Master's Degree
8 10 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.25%) ISEB
10 7 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
11 6 (0.21%) BC Cleared
11 6 (0.21%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.21%) PMP
12 4 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.11%) CISSP
13 3 (0.11%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.11%) MCSA
13 3 (0.11%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (3.22%) QA
2 31 (1.11%) GCP
3 12 (0.43%) GDPR
4 11 (0.39%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.32%) PMO
6 7 (0.25%) SLA
7 6 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
8 5 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.072%) MiFID
11 1 (0.036%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.036%) DICOM
11 1 (0.036%) EMIR
11 1 (0.036%) HL7
11 1 (0.036%) IEC 62304
11 1 (0.036%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 286 (10.24%) Docker
2 60 (2.15%) HDFS
3 30 (1.07%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 13 (0.47%) Active Directory
5 12 (0.43%) Apache Flume
6 10 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.21%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.036%) Firmware
10 1 (0.036%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.036%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.036%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.036%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.036%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 151 (5.41%) Kubernetes
2 132 (4.73%) Terraform
3 123 (4.40%) Ansible
4 85 (3.04%) Puppet
5 72 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
6 29 (1.04%) Hadoop YARN
7 22 (0.79%) Mesos
8 21 (0.75%) Oozie
9 14 (0.50%) Packer
10 13 (0.47%) SCCM
11 12 (0.43%) Consul
11 12 (0.43%) Salt
12 8 (0.29%) Grafana
12 8 (0.29%) HP ALM
12 8 (0.29%) Kibana
12 8 (0.29%) logstash
13 6 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
13 6 (0.21%) vCenter Server
14 5 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
15 4 (0.14%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 216 (7.73%) Microsoft
2 177 (6.34%) SAP
3 131 (4.69%) Oracle
4 65 (2.33%) Google
5 55 (1.97%) WSO2
6 40 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
7 36 (1.29%) Hortonworks
8 27 (0.97%) ServiceNow
8 27 (0.97%) Talend
9 26 (0.93%) Cloudera
10 23 (0.82%) Red Hat
10 23 (0.82%) Xamarin
11 20 (0.72%) Tableau
12 17 (0.61%) Bloomberg
13 16 (0.57%) Sitecore
13 16 (0.57%) Sybase
14 14 (0.50%) Tealium
15 13 (0.47%) Adobe
15 13 (0.47%) VMware
16 12 (0.43%) Splunk