Period
to 30 May 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 30 May 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
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 97 82 88
Rank change year-on-year -15 +6 +14
Contract jobs citing Greenfield Project 1,089 2,657 2,829
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 2.34% 2.92% 2.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.21% 9.13% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 965 2,276 2,368
Median daily rate £538 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £363
90th Percentile £710 £700 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £112.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -60.09% +137.37%
10th Percentile £46.25 £19.05 £54.78
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.85 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year +5.56% -4.26% +79.05%

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 15,097 29,101 32,633
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.48% 32.03% 32.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,268 18,671 21,224
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £250 £281 £268
90th Percentile £700 £663 £652
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £403
% change year-on-year - +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 738 1,007 1,028
Median hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £21.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.34% -6.39% +9.50%
10th Percentile £13.04 £11.78 £11.71
90th Percentile £53.83 £51.25 £50.69
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £21.33
% change year-on-year +21.62% -13.25% +18.47%

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 30 May 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
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 30 May 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 -13 1,018 £550 +4.76% 331
London -7 688 £575 +4.55% 145
UK excluding London -15 372 £463 +2.78% 208
South East +19 87 £425 -12.82% 35
North of England -1 83 £425 - 74
Work from Home +11 77 £500 -9.09% 41
East of England +10 50 £550 +10.00% 16
South West +8 50 £500 +5.26% 26
Midlands +41 49 £375 -6.25% 35
North West +7 38 £450 +5.88% 37
Yorkshire +4 36 £400 -5.88% 28
West Midlands +38 27 £525 +16.67% 20
Scotland -26 24 £438 +2.94% 6
East Midlands +24 22 £363 -3.33% 15
Wales +23 22 £550 +17.33% 13
North East +21 9 £390 -2.50% 9
Northern Ireland +12 7 - - 3

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 369 (33.88%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (24.61%) Java
3 254 (23.32%) JavaScript
4 238 (21.85%) Finance
5 234 (21.49%) C#
6 227 (20.84%) AWS
7 222 (20.39%) Azure
8 213 (19.56%) .NET
9 203 (18.64%) Docker
10 198 (18.18%) DevOps
11 195 (17.91%) Microservices
12 193 (17.72%) TDD
13 188 (17.26%) React
14 186 (17.08%) Kubernetes
15 177 (16.25%) SQL
16 173 (15.89%) Python
17 146 (13.41%) AngularJS
18 138 (12.67%) Web Services
19 128 (11.75%) SQL Server
20 121 (11.11%) Node.js
21 111 (10.19%) Scrum
22 105 (9.64%) HTML
23 102 (9.37%) TypeScript
24 101 (9.27%) Software Engineering
25 98 (9.00%) CSS
26 96 (8.82%) Fintech
27 89 (8.17%) Front End Development
28 79 (7.25%) BDD
29 77 (7.07%) ASP.NET
30 75 (6.89%) MVC

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 19 (1.74%) Apache Spark
2 18 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (1.56%) Confluence
4 14 (1.29%) Apache
5 12 (1.10%) CMS
5 12 (1.10%) SAS
6 7 (0.64%) SharePoint
7 6 (0.55%) Umbraco
7 6 (0.55%) WinCC
8 5 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (0.46%) WordPress
9 4 (0.37%) nginx
10 3 (0.28%) Drupal
10 3 (0.28%) Mule
10 3 (0.28%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.18%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Fuse
11 2 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.092%) Kentico
12 1 (0.092%) Luigi
Applications
1 5 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.28%) InVision
2 3 (0.28%) Sketch
3 2 (0.18%) CATIA
3 2 (0.18%) Siemens NX
4 1 (0.092%) Maya
4 1 (0.092%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.092%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.092%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.092%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 35 (3.21%) SAP S/4HANA
2 9 (0.83%) NetSuite
3 8 (0.73%) ION MarketView
4 6 (0.55%) Magento
4 6 (0.55%) SAP CO
4 6 (0.55%) SAP PP
4 6 (0.55%) SAP QM
5 5 (0.46%) SAP MDG
6 4 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.28%) SAP APO
7 3 (0.28%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.28%) Teamcenter
8 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.18%) SAP EWM
8 2 (0.18%) SAP Travel Management
8 2 (0.18%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 227 (20.84%) AWS
2 222 (20.39%) Azure
3 69 (6.34%) GCP
4 56 (5.14%) Serverless
5 45 (4.13%) SaaS
6 36 (3.31%) AWS Lambda
6 36 (3.31%) OpenShift
7 29 (2.66%) Power Platform
8 18 (1.65%) PaaS
9 17 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
10 16 (1.47%) Amazon ECS
11 15 (1.38%) Amazon S3
11 15 (1.38%) Apigee
12 11 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
13 10 (0.92%) IaaS
14 9 (0.83%) Sauce Labs
15 8 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
16 7 (0.64%) Amazon Kinesis
16 7 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
16 7 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.73%) Firewall
2 6 (0.55%) DNS
2 6 (0.55%) HTTP
3 4 (0.37%) Skype
4 3 (0.28%) DHCP
4 3 (0.28%) Internet
4 3 (0.28%) Network Security
4 3 (0.28%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.18%) DSL
5 2 (0.18%) Intranet
5 2 (0.18%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (0.18%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.092%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.092%) Broadband
6 1 (0.092%) VPN
6 1 (0.092%) WAN
6 1 (0.092%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.092%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (11.75%) SQL Server
2 55 (5.05%) Big Data
3 37 (3.40%) NoSQL
4 33 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
5 32 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (2.66%) MySQL
6 29 (2.66%) Power BI
7 23 (2.11%) Azure SQL Database
7 23 (2.11%) Hadoop
8 19 (1.74%) Data Lake
9 18 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 17 (1.56%) Redis
11 16 (1.47%) MongoDB
11 16 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (1.29%) Amazon Redshift
13 13 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
14 11 (1.01%) Relational Database
14 11 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 10 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 9 (0.83%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 65 (5.97%) Jenkins
2 54 (4.96%) Git (software)
3 28 (2.57%) GitLab
4 26 (2.39%) Artifactory
4 26 (2.39%) JIRA
5 20 (1.84%) Selenium
6 13 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (1.01%) SpecFlow
7 11 (1.01%) TestCafe
8 10 (0.92%) Maven
8 10 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
9 9 (0.83%) Cypress.io
9 9 (0.83%) JUnit
9 9 (0.83%) Visual Studio
10 8 (0.73%) FitNesse
11 7 (0.64%) Cucumber
12 6 (0.55%) TeamCity
12 6 (0.55%) webpack
13 5 (0.46%) Bitbucket
14 4 (0.37%) Jasmine
General
1 238 (21.85%) Finance
2 74 (6.80%) Front Office
3 66 (6.06%) Banking
4 58 (5.33%) Public Sector
5 39 (3.58%) Retail
6 26 (2.39%) Marketing
7 23 (2.11%) Manufacturing
8 22 (2.02%) Law
8 22 (2.02%) Telecoms
9 18 (1.65%) Electronics
9 18 (1.65%) Investment Banking
10 9 (0.83%) Legal
11 8 (0.73%) Games
12 7 (0.64%) Back Office
13 6 (0.55%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.55%) Automotive
14 5 (0.46%) Billing
15 3 (0.28%) Advertising
15 3 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.28%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 594 (54.55%) Developer
2 118 (10.84%) React Developer
3 116 (10.65%) Java Developer
4 107 (9.83%) .NET Developer
5 83 (7.62%) Architect
6 79 (7.25%) C# Developer
7 71 (6.52%) Full Stack Developer
8 58 (5.33%) Senior Developer
9 57 (5.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 53 (4.87%) JavaScript Developer
11 50 (4.59%) DevOps Engineer
12 49 (4.50%) Consultant
12 49 (4.50%) Software Engineer
13 34 (3.12%) AWS Engineer
14 32 (2.94%) Analyst
15 29 (2.66%) Data Engineer
16 28 (2.57%) C# .NET Developer
17 27 (2.48%) AWS Developer
17 27 (2.48%) Project Manager
18 26 (2.39%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (19.56%) .NET
2 188 (17.26%) React
3 146 (13.41%) AngularJS
4 138 (12.67%) Web Services
5 121 (11.11%) Node.js
6 105 (9.64%) HTML
7 98 (9.00%) CSS
8 77 (7.07%) ASP.NET
9 73 (6.70%) REST
10 68 (6.24%) .NET Core
10 68 (6.24%) Spring
11 66 (6.06%) Redux
12 46 (4.22%) RESTful
13 42 (3.86%) .NET Framework
13 42 (3.86%) Spring Boot
14 39 (3.58%) HTML5
15 36 (3.31%) React Native
16 35 (3.21%) ASP.NET MVC
16 35 (3.21%) GraphQL
16 35 (3.21%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 68 (6.24%) Hedge funds
2 50 (4.59%) Fixed Income
2 50 (4.59%) User Experience
3 41 (3.76%) Equities
4 40 (3.67%) Mobile App
5 37 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
6 35 (3.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 34 (3.12%) Derivative
8 22 (2.02%) Blog
8 22 (2.02%) Public Cloud
9 20 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (1.56%) Cloud Native
10 17 (1.56%) Equity Derivative
11 10 (0.92%) Virtual Team
12 7 (0.64%) FMCG
12 7 (0.64%) SCADA
13 6 (0.55%) Data Centre
13 6 (0.55%) Self-Motivation
14 4 (0.37%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.37%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 42 (3.86%) Apple iOS
2 39 (3.58%) Android
3 38 (3.49%) Linux
4 14 (1.29%) Windows
5 8 (0.73%) Unix
6 6 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.46%) VMS
8 3 (0.28%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.18%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.092%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.092%) OS/390
10 1 (0.092%) OS/400
10 1 (0.092%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (33.88%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (18.18%) DevOps
3 195 (17.91%) Microservices
4 193 (17.72%) TDD
5 111 (10.19%) Scrum
6 101 (9.27%) Software Engineering
7 96 (8.82%) Fintech
8 89 (8.17%) Front End Development
9 79 (7.25%) BDD
10 75 (6.89%) MVC
10 75 (6.89%) Open Source
11 71 (6.52%) OO
12 67 (6.15%) Asset Management
13 61 (5.60%) Migration
13 61 (5.60%) Test Automation
14 56 (5.14%) Business Intelligence
15 53 (4.87%) E-Commerce
16 51 (4.68%) Continuous Integration
17 48 (4.41%) SDLC
18 46 (4.22%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 268 (24.61%) Java
2 254 (23.32%) JavaScript
3 234 (21.49%) C#
4 177 (16.25%) SQL
5 173 (15.89%) Python
6 102 (9.37%) TypeScript
7 41 (3.76%) Kotlin
8 40 (3.67%) C++
9 38 (3.49%) Java 8
10 36 (3.31%) Scala
11 35 (3.21%) Ruby
12 31 (2.85%) PHP
13 27 (2.48%) Apple Swift
14 25 (2.30%) ES6
15 23 (2.11%) Objective-C
16 21 (1.93%) R
17 20 (1.84%) T-SQL
18 15 (1.38%) C
19 10 (0.92%) Go
19 10 (0.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 48 (4.41%) Security Cleared
2 46 (4.22%) SC Cleared
3 43 (3.95%) Degree
4 24 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.46%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.46%) ISEB
6 4 (0.37%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.28%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.28%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.18%) CHECK Team Member
8 2 (0.18%) SANS
9 1 (0.092%) AAT
9 1 (0.092%) ACCA
9 1 (0.092%) CIMA
9 1 (0.092%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.092%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.49%) QA
2 5 (0.46%) Data Quality
2 5 (0.46%) PMO
3 3 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.28%) SLA
4 1 (0.092%) EMIR
4 1 (0.092%) IFRS
4 1 (0.092%) ISO 26262
4 1 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.092%) MiFID
4 1 (0.092%) MISRA
4 1 (0.092%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.092%) WCAG
System Software
1 203 (18.64%) Docker
2 13 (1.19%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.37%) vSphere
4 3 (0.28%) HDFS
5 2 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 186 (17.08%) Kubernetes
2 56 (5.14%) Terraform
3 45 (4.13%) Ansible
4 30 (2.75%) Puppet
5 17 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.46%) Rancher
7 2 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.18%) Consul
7 2 (0.18%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.18%) Istio
7 2 (0.18%) Kibana
7 2 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.092%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.092%) Grafana
8 1 (0.092%) logstash
8 1 (0.092%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.092%) Netcool
8 1 (0.092%) SCCM
Vendors
1 64 (5.88%) SAP
2 50 (4.59%) Microsoft
3 35 (3.21%) Google
4 33 (3.03%) Oracle
5 19 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (0.73%) Ariba
6 8 (0.73%) ION Trading
7 7 (0.64%) Sitecore
8 6 (0.55%) Tableau
9 5 (0.46%) Concur
9 5 (0.46%) Databricks
9 5 (0.46%) Informatica
10 4 (0.37%) Cloudera
10 4 (0.37%) MuleSoft
10 4 (0.37%) VMware
11 3 (0.28%) Cisco
11 3 (0.28%) Facebook
11 3 (0.28%) Siemens
11 3 (0.28%) Splunk
11 3 (0.28%) Talend