Period
to 21 September 2017

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 21 September 2017 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
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 110 114
Rank change year-on-year +9 +4 +30
Contract jobs citing Greenfield Project 2426 2348 2223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.46% 2.18% 1.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.36% 6.56% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1986 1941 1747
UK median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £338 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 12
UK median hourly rate - £42.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -22.73% +91.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year - -10.53% +65.22%

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 32953 35792 36527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.37% 33.26% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 21602 23512 23010
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 983 1195 1415
UK median hourly rate £21.90 £21.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +11.23% -3.80%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.62 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.93 £47.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.19% +16.67% -6.49%

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 21 September 2017.

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 21 September 2017. 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 +11 2327 £500 +5.26% 499
London +9 1511 £525 +5.00% 261
UK excluding London +22 884 £413 +3.13% 249
South East +25 238 £469 +4.17% 80
North of England +17 225 £388 +3.33% 57
East of England +50 143 £525 +23.53% 37
North West +6 114 £375 - 29
South West -16 101 £420 +5.00% 31
Yorkshire +9 99 £384 +2.33% 26
Midlands +5 94 £400 +6.67% 32
Scotland +44 73 £390 -2.50% 9
West Midlands +25 48 £375 -6.25% 16
East Midlands -9 45 £413 +17.86% 16
North East +83 12 £483 +24.92% 2
Wales -6 7 £425 -10.53% 2
Northern Ireland -58 3 £400 -3.03% 1

For the 6 months to 21 September 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Greenfield Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Greenfield Project.

1 1103 (45.47%) Agile Software Development
2 665 (27.41%) JavaScript
3 654 (26.96%) Java
4 622 (25.64%) Finance
5 565 (23.29%) TDD
6 527 (21.72%) C#
7 463 (19.08%) .NET
8 459 (18.92%) HTML
9 451 (18.59%) AngularJS
10 440 (18.14%) CSS
11 398 (16.41%) SQL
12 305 (12.57%) MVC
13 299 (12.32%) DevOps
14 297 (12.24%) Scrum
15 287 (11.83%) Banking
16 282 (11.62%) React
17 269 (11.09%) BDD
18 266 (10.96%) ASP.NET
19 263 (10.84%) HTML5
20 260 (10.72%) Git (software)
21 255 (10.51%) SQL Server
22 250 (10.31%) SAP
23 233 (9.60%) Spring
24 225 (9.27%) Microservices
25 221 (9.11%) Business Intelligence
26 210 (8.66%) Amazon AWS
27 208 (8.57%) Python
28 203 (8.37%) Node.js
29 201 (8.29%) RESTful
30 195 (8.04%) Oracle

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 82 (3.38%) Mule
2 79 (3.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 77 (3.17%) Oracle Service Bus
4 53 (2.18%) Apache Spark
5 46 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
6 43 (1.77%) CMS
7 36 (1.48%) Tomcat
8 34 (1.40%) NServiceBus
9 26 (1.07%) JBoss
10 24 (0.99%) Apache
11 23 (0.95%) Umbraco
12 21 (0.87%) Confluence
12 21 (0.87%) Jetty
13 19 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
14 18 (0.74%) Drupal
15 17 (0.70%) SharePoint
16 16 (0.66%) WebSphere
17 13 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
18 12 (0.49%) IIS
18 12 (0.49%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 16 (0.66%) Photoshop
2 12 (0.49%) InVision
3 9 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.082%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.082%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.041%) HipChat
8 1 (0.041%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 46 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (1.03%) SAP S/4HANA
3 22 (0.91%) ION MarketView
4 16 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
5 12 (0.49%) Markit EDM
6 10 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
6 10 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
7 9 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
7 9 (0.37%) SAP CO
7 9 (0.37%) SAP FI
7 9 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
8 8 (0.33%) Endur
9 7 (0.29%) NetSuite
9 7 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
10 6 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
11 5 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
11 5 (0.21%) SAP CRM
11 5 (0.21%) SAP PM
11 5 (0.21%) SDL Web 8
12 4 (0.16%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 210 (8.66%) Amazon AWS
2 143 (5.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (1.24%) PaaS
4 23 (0.95%) OpenShift
5 20 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (0.70%) npm
7 15 (0.62%) GitHub
8 13 (0.54%) Amazon S3
8 13 (0.54%) Bluemix
8 13 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
8 13 (0.54%) IBM Cloud
9 11 (0.45%) Twilio
10 10 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
10 10 (0.41%) SaaS
11 9 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
11 9 (0.37%) Google Analytics
11 9 (0.37%) Office 365
11 9 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
12 7 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
12 7 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 17 (0.70%) Firewall
2 10 (0.41%) Internet
2 10 (0.41%) WAN
3 9 (0.37%) SAN
3 9 (0.37%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.33%) HTTP
4 8 (0.33%) NAS
5 7 (0.29%) Skype
5 7 (0.29%) SMS
5 7 (0.29%) Wireless
6 6 (0.25%) 4G
7 5 (0.21%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (0.21%) VPN
8 4 (0.16%) LAN
8 4 (0.16%) LTE
8 4 (0.16%) MPLS
8 4 (0.16%) MVNO
9 3 (0.12%) Intranet
9 3 (0.12%) SSL
9 3 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (10.51%) SQL Server
2 156 (6.43%) NoSQL
3 139 (5.73%) MongoDB
4 107 (4.41%) MySQL
5 94 (3.87%) Big Data
6 83 (3.42%) Hadoop
7 62 (2.56%) Relational Database
8 57 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
9 55 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
10 50 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
11 46 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 40 (1.65%) RDBMS
13 35 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 31 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
15 29 (1.20%) Apache Hive
16 28 (1.15%) HBase
17 26 (1.07%) Oracle Database
17 26 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 23 (0.95%) Redis
19 21 (0.87%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 260 (10.72%) Git (software)
2 191 (7.87%) Maven
3 145 (5.98%) Jenkins
4 89 (3.67%) JIRA
5 81 (3.34%) Selenium
6 67 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 55 (2.27%) Cucumber
8 52 (2.14%) SpecFlow
8 52 (2.14%) Subversion
8 52 (2.14%) TeamCity
9 48 (1.98%) Octopus Deploy
10 47 (1.94%) Grunt
10 47 (1.94%) JUnit
11 46 (1.90%) gulp
12 33 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 31 (1.28%) WebDriver
14 28 (1.15%) Visual Studio
15 26 (1.07%) Jasmine
15 26 (1.07%) NUnit
16 18 (0.74%) IntelliJ
General
1 622 (25.64%) Finance
2 287 (11.83%) Banking
3 169 (6.97%) Marketing
4 166 (6.84%) Telecoms
5 165 (6.80%) Manufacturing
6 148 (6.10%) Front Office
7 144 (5.94%) Electronics
8 141 (5.81%) Investment Banking
9 79 (3.26%) Retail
10 25 (1.03%) Advertising
11 17 (0.70%) Back Office
12 15 (0.62%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.58%) Law
14 12 (0.49%) Games
15 10 (0.41%) Publishing
16 9 (0.37%) Legal
16 9 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.25%) Retail Banking
18 4 (0.16%) General Ledger
18 4 (0.16%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1496 (61.67%) Developer
2 362 (14.92%) Java Developer
3 223 (9.19%) C# Developer
4 207 (8.53%) .NET Developer
5 202 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 186 (7.67%) Full Stack Developer
7 173 (7.13%) JavaScript Developer
8 149 (6.14%) Analyst
9 135 (5.56%) Agile Developer
10 117 (4.82%) Angular Developer
10 117 (4.82%) Architect
11 111 (4.58%) Consultant
12 99 (4.08%) Lead Developer
13 95 (3.92%) Business Analyst
13 95 (3.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 94 (3.87%) DevOps Engineer
15 83 (3.42%) C# .NET Developer
16 77 (3.17%) Senior Java Developer
17 70 (2.89%) Project Manager
18 63 (2.60%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 463 (19.08%) .NET
2 459 (18.92%) HTML
3 451 (18.59%) AngularJS
4 440 (18.14%) CSS
5 282 (11.62%) React
6 266 (10.96%) ASP.NET
7 263 (10.84%) HTML5
8 233 (9.60%) Spring
9 203 (8.37%) Node.js
10 201 (8.29%) RESTful
11 194 (8.00%) JSON
12 187 (7.71%) XML
13 184 (7.58%) REST
14 177 (7.30%) Web Services
15 176 (7.25%) CSS3
16 165 (6.80%) ASP.NET Web API
17 137 (5.65%) jQuery
18 132 (5.44%) Swagger
19 125 (5.15%) XSLT
20 113 (4.66%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 134 (5.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 106 (4.37%) User Experience
3 92 (3.79%) Mobile App
4 87 (3.59%) Fixed Income
5 78 (3.22%) Equities
6 76 (3.13%) Derivative
7 69 (2.84%) Fintech
8 68 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
9 47 (1.94%) Hedge funds
10 35 (1.44%) Computer Science
11 34 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
12 23 (0.95%) Data Structures
13 21 (0.87%) Algorithms
14 20 (0.82%) Market Risk
15 19 (0.78%) Credit Risk
16 17 (0.70%) Equity Derivative
17 16 (0.66%) CMDB
18 13 (0.54%) Cloud Native
19 11 (0.45%) Virtual Team
20 9 (0.37%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 195 (8.04%) Linux
2 69 (2.84%) Unix
3 61 (2.51%) Apple iOS
4 60 (2.47%) Windows
5 57 (2.35%) Android
6 26 (1.07%) CentOS
7 22 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (0.62%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.25%) VMS
9 6 (0.25%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.082%) AIX
13 1 (0.041%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.041%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1103 (45.47%) Agile Software Development
2 565 (23.29%) TDD
3 305 (12.57%) MVC
4 299 (12.32%) DevOps
5 297 (12.24%) Scrum
6 269 (11.09%) BDD
7 225 (9.27%) Microservices
8 221 (9.11%) Business Intelligence
9 193 (7.96%) OO
10 187 (7.71%) Multithreading
11 175 (7.21%) Continuous Integration
12 165 (6.80%) SOA
13 158 (6.51%) Programme Management
14 150 (6.18%) Front End Development
15 148 (6.10%) Digital Marketing
16 143 (5.89%) Software Engineering
17 123 (5.07%) E-Commerce
18 118 (4.86%) Continuous Delivery
18 118 (4.86%) Low Latency
18 118 (4.86%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 665 (27.41%) JavaScript
2 654 (26.96%) Java
3 527 (21.72%) C#
4 398 (16.41%) SQL
5 208 (8.57%) Python
6 109 (4.49%) XPath
7 108 (4.45%) Scala
8 99 (4.08%) Ruby
9 92 (3.79%) T-SQL
10 85 (3.50%) C++
11 80 (3.30%) TypeScript
12 74 (3.05%) ES6
13 51 (2.10%) PHP
14 39 (1.61%) C
15 36 (1.48%) Go
15 36 (1.48%) Perl
16 31 (1.28%) PowerShell
17 27 (1.11%) Bash Shell
18 23 (0.95%) Groovy
19 21 (0.87%) R
Qualifications
1 49 (2.02%) Security Cleared
2 45 (1.85%) SC Cleared
3 38 (1.57%) Degree
4 21 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (0.29%) AWS Certification
6 7 (0.29%) CCNA
7 6 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.21%) CCNP
8 5 (0.21%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.12%) HND
9 3 (0.12%) ISEB
9 3 (0.12%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.082%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.082%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.082%) PhD
10 2 (0.082%) RHCE
10 2 (0.082%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (2.80%) QA
2 21 (0.87%) PMO
3 17 (0.70%) MiFID
4 14 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
5 10 (0.41%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.37%) GDPR
6 9 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.21%) SLA
8 4 (0.16%) HL7
8 4 (0.16%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.12%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.082%) COBIT
10 2 (0.082%) GAAP
11 1 (0.041%) BS7799
11 1 (0.041%) NIST 800
System Software
1 152 (6.27%) Docker
2 23 (0.95%) HDFS
3 15 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.54%) Apache Flume
5 6 (0.25%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.041%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.041%) LXC
7 1 (0.041%) vSphere
7 1 (0.041%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 100 (4.12%) Ansible
2 64 (2.64%) Kubernetes
3 57 (2.35%) Puppet
4 53 (2.18%) Opscode Chef
5 34 (1.40%) Terraform
6 22 (0.91%) ZABBIX
7 10 (0.41%) Oozie
8 9 (0.37%) Nagios
8 9 (0.37%) Netcool
9 8 (0.33%) Cobbler
10 7 (0.29%) Mesos
11 6 (0.25%) MOM
12 5 (0.21%) Sysdig
13 4 (0.16%) Consul
14 3 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
14 3 (0.12%) Grafana
14 3 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
14 3 (0.12%) Kibana
14 3 (0.12%) Prometheus
14 3 (0.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 250 (10.31%) SAP
2 195 (8.04%) Oracle
3 155 (6.39%) Microsoft
4 78 (3.22%) WSO2
5 42 (1.73%) ION Trading
6 39 (1.61%) Google
7 37 (1.53%) Sitecore
8 34 (1.40%) ServiceNow
9 30 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
10 26 (1.07%) Xamarin
11 25 (1.03%) Red Hat
12 20 (0.82%) Cloudera
12 20 (0.82%) VMware
13 17 (0.70%) IBM
14 15 (0.62%) TIBCO
15 14 (0.58%) Splunk
16 13 (0.54%) Tableau
17 12 (0.49%) Sybase
18 11 (0.45%) Adobe
18 11 (0.45%) NetCracker