Greenfield Project Contracts

Greenfield Project
UK

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 2 March 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
2 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 231 181 139
Rank change year-on-year -50 -42 -39
Contract jobs citing Greenfield Project 453 975 1,797
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.02% 1.48% 2.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.39% 4.43% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 782 1,439
10th Percentile £400 £413 £413
25th Percentile £473 £463 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £593 £575
Median % change year-on-year -2.95% +3.04% +6.98%
75th Percentile £725 £725 £688
90th Percentile £850 £825 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £498 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +2.05% -2.50% +19.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - - £10.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £11.00
75th Percentile - - £11.50
90th Percentile - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £11.00
% change year-on-year - - -71.24%

All Generic Skills
UK

Greenfield Project is in the General and Transferable 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.

Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13,371 22,015 29,390
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.21% 33.42% 32.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,587 14,995 20,610
10th Percentile £256 £308 £310
25th Percentile £410 £450 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £550 £540
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +1.85% +10.77%
75th Percentile £650 £682 £650
90th Percentile £750 £800 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £471
% change year-on-year - +6.27% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 832 715 708
10th Percentile £12.86 £9.80 £12.48
25th Percentile £16.25 £11.87 £16.25
Median hourly rate £30.00 £22.49 £26.50
Median % change year-on-year +33.42% -15.15% +1.92%
75th Percentile £57.50 £65.00 £49.25
90th Percentile £70.00 £75.00 £65.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +36.36% +10.00% -16.67%

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 2 March 2024.

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
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 2 March 2024. 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
Jobs
England -65 356 £600 - 406
London -26 246 £650 +4.00% 223
Work from Home -28 221 £538 -6.52% 339
UK excluding London -38 117 £498 +2.05% 193
North of England +16 44 £495 +1.54% 72
North West +13 31 £495 +4.21% 44
East of England +39 23 £825 +32.00% 7
Yorkshire +20 13 £450 -18.18% 20
Midlands +16 12 £438 -2.78% 28
Scotland +9 10 £467 +3.67% 10
South West +7 10 £381 -23.75% 15
South East -9 10 £550 +8.37% 52
West Midlands +8 7 £450 - 15
East Midlands +20 5 £400 -8.57% 13
Wales +7 4 £331 -22.06% 3
Northern Ireland - 4 - - 6

Greenfield Project
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (1.32%) Apache
2 5 (1.10%) Umbraco
3 4 (0.88%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.66%) Apache Airflow
4 3 (0.66%) CMS
5 2 (0.44%) Confluence
5 2 (0.44%) Kentico
6 1 (0.22%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.22%) JBoss
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Exchange
6 1 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.22%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.22%) Strapi
6 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.66%) Sketch
2 2 (0.44%) InVision
2 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.22%) Trello
Business Applications
1 33 (7.28%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (1.10%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 3 (0.66%) Endur
3 3 (0.66%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 3 (0.66%) SAP EWM
3 3 (0.66%) SAP MM
3 3 (0.66%) SAP SD
3 3 (0.66%) Shopify
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.44%) SAP GTS
5 1 (0.22%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.22%) SAP CAR
5 1 (0.22%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.22%) SAP PS
5 1 (0.22%) SAP Travel Management
5 1 (0.22%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.22%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 87 (19.21%) AWS
2 84 (18.54%) Azure
3 20 (4.42%) GCP
4 14 (3.09%) Azure DevOps
4 14 (3.09%) Power Platform
5 13 (2.87%) Amazon S3
5 13 (2.87%) SaaS
5 13 (2.87%) Serverless
6 10 (2.21%) Amazon EKS
6 10 (2.21%) AWS Lambda
7 9 (1.99%) Azure Data Factory
8 7 (1.55%) Dynamics 365
8 7 (1.55%) OpenShift
9 6 (1.32%) Azure AKS
9 6 (1.32%) Azure Service Bus
9 6 (1.32%) GitHub
10 5 (1.10%) Amazon ECS
10 5 (1.10%) Amazon MSK
10 5 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (1.10%) AWS Step Functions
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.21%) Firewall
2 6 (1.32%) Network Security
2 6 (1.32%) SAN
3 5 (1.10%) VPN
4 4 (0.88%) MQTT
5 3 (0.66%) DNS
6 2 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.44%) RTP
7 1 (0.22%) BGP
7 1 (0.22%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.22%) Cisco Firepower
7 1 (0.22%) FTP
7 1 (0.22%) IPsec
7 1 (0.22%) OSPF
7 1 (0.22%) SMS
7 1 (0.22%) SNMP
7 1 (0.22%) SSL
7 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.22%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.30%) NoSQL
2 14 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (2.87%) SQL Server
3 13 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (2.43%) Power BI
4 11 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (2.21%) Big Data
5 10 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (1.99%) Amazon RDS
7 8 (1.77%) DynamoDB
8 7 (1.55%) MongoDB
8 7 (1.55%) MySQL
9 5 (1.10%) Amazon QuickSight
9 5 (1.10%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (1.10%) Flink
9 5 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.88%) BigQuery
10 4 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.88%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.66%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 29 (6.40%) Git
2 19 (4.19%) Cucumber
3 16 (3.53%) Moq
3 16 (3.53%) NUnit
3 16 (3.53%) TeamCity
4 14 (3.09%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.77%) Cypress.io
5 8 (1.77%) SpecFlow
6 7 (1.55%) Android Studio
6 7 (1.55%) GitLab
7 6 (1.32%) JIRA
8 4 (0.88%) Mocha
9 3 (0.66%) Gradle
9 3 (0.66%) JMeter
9 3 (0.66%) JUnit
9 3 (0.66%) Maven
9 3 (0.66%) Selenium
9 3 (0.66%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.66%) TestNG
9 3 (0.66%) WebDriver
General
1 97 (21.41%) Finance
2 69 (15.23%) Social Skills
3 45 (9.93%) Front Office
4 35 (7.73%) Banking
5 26 (5.74%) Public Sector
6 21 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (4.42%) Retail
8 18 (3.97%) Marketing
9 9 (1.99%) Investment Banking
9 9 (1.99%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.55%) Law
10 7 (1.55%) Legal
11 6 (1.32%) Back Office
12 5 (1.10%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.88%) Advertising
13 4 (0.88%) Billing
13 4 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.88%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.88%) Tech for Good
14 3 (0.66%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 160 (35.32%) Developer
2 56 (12.36%) Senior
3 38 (8.39%) C# Developer
4 37 (8.17%) Architect
5 34 (7.51%) Analyst
6 25 (5.52%) Azure Engineer
6 25 (5.52%) Business Analyst
7 24 (5.30%) .NET Developer
7 24 (5.30%) DevOps Engineer
7 24 (5.30%) Lead
8 20 (4.42%) Full Stack Developer
8 20 (4.42%) Software Engineer
9 19 (4.19%) Consultant
9 19 (4.19%) Project Manager
10 17 (3.75%) Java Developer
10 17 (3.75%) Senior Developer
11 15 (3.31%) AWS Developer
11 15 (3.31%) Data Engineer
12 13 (2.87%) AWS Engineer
12 13 (2.87%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (13.25%) .NET
2 53 (11.70%) React
3 40 (8.83%) .NET Core
4 30 (6.62%) RESTful
5 25 (5.52%) Node.js
6 24 (5.30%) Kafka
7 23 (5.08%) Middleware
8 22 (4.86%) CSS
8 22 (4.86%) HTML
9 18 (3.97%) ASP.NET
9 18 (3.97%) SignalR
10 17 (3.75%) ASP.NET Web API
11 16 (3.53%) AngularJS
11 16 (3.53%) RabbitMQ
12 15 (3.31%) ASP.NET Core
12 15 (3.31%) REST
13 13 (2.87%) Spring
14 10 (2.21%) HTML5
15 9 (1.99%) Next.js
16 8 (1.77%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.74%) Hedge funds
2 23 (5.08%) Fixed Income
3 16 (3.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 13 (2.87%) Equities
5 11 (2.43%) Product Ownership
6 10 (2.21%) Algorithms
7 9 (1.99%) Data Centre
7 9 (1.99%) Distributed Systems
8 8 (1.77%) Cloud Native
8 8 (1.77%) CMDB
9 6 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.32%) Life Science
10 5 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (1.10%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.10%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.88%) Legacy Applications
11 4 (0.88%) Legacy Systems
11 4 (0.88%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.66%) Derivative
13 2 (0.44%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 14 (3.09%) Linux
2 13 (2.87%) Android
2 13 (2.87%) Windows
3 5 (1.10%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (0.66%) Unix
5 2 (0.44%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (20.53%) Agile
2 58 (12.80%) DevOps
3 53 (11.70%) CI/CD
4 45 (9.93%) Full Stack Development
4 45 (9.93%) Software Engineering
5 43 (9.49%) Migration
6 42 (9.27%) Test Automation
7 40 (8.83%) Microservices
8 26 (5.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (5.52%) Data Modelling
9 25 (5.52%) Electronic Trading
10 23 (5.08%) Analytics
10 23 (5.08%) Containerisation
10 23 (5.08%) Project Management
11 22 (4.86%) Multithreading
11 22 (4.86%) Problem-Solving
11 22 (4.86%) Software Delivery
12 21 (4.64%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (4.19%) Fintech
14 18 (3.97%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 78 (17.22%) C#
2 66 (14.57%) Python
2 66 (14.57%) SQL
3 53 (11.70%) Java
3 53 (11.70%) JavaScript
4 43 (9.49%) TypeScript
5 15 (3.31%) Go
6 10 (2.21%) Kotlin
6 10 (2.21%) PHP
7 6 (1.32%) C
7 6 (1.32%) C++
7 6 (1.32%) Scala
8 5 (1.10%) Bash
8 5 (1.10%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.88%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.66%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.44%) ABAP
11 2 (0.44%) R
11 2 (0.44%) Swift
12 1 (0.22%) Rust
Qualifications
1 64 (14.13%) Security Cleared
2 48 (10.60%) SC Cleared
3 25 (5.52%) Degree
4 17 (3.75%) DV Cleared
5 12 (2.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (0.88%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.66%) CCNP
8 3 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.44%) Azure Certification
9 2 (0.44%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.44%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.22%) PgMP
10 1 (0.22%) PhD
10 1 (0.22%) PMP
10 1 (0.22%) RHCE
10 1 (0.22%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.22%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.21%) QA
2 7 (1.55%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.10%) JSP 440
4 3 (0.66%) GAAP
4 3 (0.66%) PMO
5 2 (0.44%) GPG13
5 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.44%) NCSC
5 2 (0.44%) NIST
6 1 (0.22%) Accessibility
6 1 (0.22%) GxP
6 1 (0.22%) MiFID
6 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (9.71%) Docker
2 13 (2.87%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.32%) vSphere
5 2 (0.44%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.22%) LXC
6 1 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 41 (9.05%) Kubernetes
2 25 (5.52%) Terraform
3 14 (3.09%) Ansible
4 6 (1.32%) Grafana
4 6 (1.32%) Prometheus
5 5 (1.10%) SCOM
6 4 (0.88%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.44%) Proxmox
8 1 (0.22%) Kibana
8 1 (0.22%) Kubeflow
8 1 (0.22%) logstash
8 1 (0.22%) Puppet
8 1 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 41 (9.05%) SAP
2 30 (6.62%) Microsoft
3 16 (3.53%) TIBCO
4 15 (3.31%) Oracle
5 11 (2.43%) Databricks
5 11 (2.43%) VMware
6 10 (2.21%) Salesforce
7 8 (1.77%) Red Hat
7 8 (1.77%) ServiceNow
8 6 (1.32%) 3PAR
8 6 (1.32%) Google
9 5 (1.10%) BMC
9 5 (1.10%) SolarWinds
9 5 (1.10%) Splunk
10 3 (0.66%) Cisco
10 3 (0.66%) F5
10 3 (0.66%) OpenLink
10 3 (0.66%) Yardi
11 2 (0.44%) Advent
11 2 (0.44%) Veeam