Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 102 114
Rank change year-on-year +3 +12 +21
Contract jobs citing Greenfield Project 2537 2421 2352
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.46% 2.30% 2.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.31% 6.95% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2128 2002 1866
UK median daily rate £500 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +3.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £338 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £637 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 10
UK median hourly rate £30.75 £42.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.65% -10.53% +28.38%
10th Percentile £19.88 £41.25 £28.85
90th Percentile £41.43 £43.75 £84.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £42.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year -27.65% -10.53% -

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 34725 34822 36974
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.68% 33.08% 32.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23034 22825 23509
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1022 1194 1462
UK median hourly rate £20.97 £20.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.28% +5.13% +8.33%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £47.24
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +8.57%

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 23 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Greenfield Project over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor 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 23 November 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 +7 2424 £513 +7.89% 546
London +9 1629 £525 +5.00% 257
UK excluding London -5 871 £415 +3.75% 309
South East -1 226 £430 +1.18% 80
North of England -16 213 £390 +0.65% 103
East of England +35 159 £513 +20.59% 37
North West -9 118 £375 - 51
South West -26 94 £395 -1.19% 36
Midlands -7 91 £400 - 32
Yorkshire -21 84 £400 - 48
Scotland +22 75 £413 -2.94% 12
West Midlands +37 65 £375 -6.25% 20
East Midlands -44 26 £419 +4.69% 12
Wales -3 13 £400 -15.79% 6
North East +48 10 £400 -17.10% 4
Northern Ireland -38 4 £350 -12.50% 3

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 1153 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 715 (28.18%) Java
3 684 (26.96%) JavaScript
4 667 (26.29%) Finance
5 596 (23.49%) TDD
6 574 (22.63%) C#
7 501 (19.75%) .NET
8 460 (18.13%) SQL
9 432 (17.03%) AngularJS
10 431 (16.99%) HTML
11 405 (15.96%) CSS
12 314 (12.38%) React
13 305 (12.02%) Scrum
14 303 (11.94%) BDD
15 300 (11.82%) MVC
16 295 (11.63%) SQL Server
17 284 (11.19%) Banking
18 276 (10.88%) DevOps
19 271 (10.68%) Amazon AWS
20 248 (9.78%) Git (software)
21 247 (9.74%) HTML5
22 243 (9.58%) ASP.NET
23 235 (9.26%) Spring
24 233 (9.18%) SAP
25 229 (9.03%) Business Intelligence
26 221 (8.71%) Multithreading
27 214 (8.44%) Web Services
28 208 (8.20%) Microservices
29 207 (8.16%) RESTful
30 205 (8.08%) Python

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 (3.23%) Mule
2 79 (3.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 76 (3.00%) Oracle Service Bus
4 56 (2.21%) Apache Spark
5 54 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
5 54 (2.13%) Tomcat
6 41 (1.62%) JBoss
7 39 (1.54%) Jetty
8 31 (1.22%) NServiceBus
9 30 (1.18%) CMS
10 28 (1.10%) Apache
11 22 (0.87%) Confluence
12 20 (0.79%) Umbraco
13 16 (0.63%) WebSphere
14 13 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
14 13 (0.51%) Drupal
15 12 (0.47%) SharePoint
15 12 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
16 11 (0.43%) IIS
16 11 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 13 (0.51%) Photoshop
2 9 (0.35%) InVision
3 8 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
5 6 (0.24%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
7 4 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.039%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 47 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.95%) ION MarketView
3 23 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
4 21 (0.83%) Markit EDM
5 20 (0.79%) SAP S/4HANA
6 9 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
6 9 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
6 9 (0.35%) SAP CO
6 9 (0.35%) SAP FI
7 7 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
8 6 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
8 6 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (0.24%) SAP MM
9 5 (0.20%) NetSuite
9 5 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 4 (0.16%) Endur
10 4 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
10 4 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
10 4 (0.16%) SAP MDG
10 4 (0.16%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 271 (10.68%) Amazon AWS
2 174 (6.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (1.22%) Amazon S3
3 31 (1.22%) OpenShift
4 24 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
4 24 (0.95%) PaaS
5 23 (0.91%) Serverless
6 22 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
7 21 (0.83%) SaaS
8 20 (0.79%) npm
9 17 (0.67%) GitHub
10 12 (0.47%) Google Analytics
11 10 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
11 10 (0.39%) Office 365
12 9 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
12 9 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
13 8 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
13 8 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
14 7 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
14 7 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (0.47%) Firewall
1 12 (0.47%) Skype
2 11 (0.43%) Internet
2 11 (0.43%) TCP/IP
3 9 (0.35%) HTTP
3 9 (0.35%) SMS
4 8 (0.32%) SAN
5 7 (0.28%) NAS
6 6 (0.24%) WAN
7 4 (0.16%) 4G
7 4 (0.16%) MVNO
7 4 (0.16%) SSL
8 3 (0.12%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.12%) LTE
8 3 (0.12%) SNMP
8 3 (0.12%) VPN
8 3 (0.12%) Wireless
9 2 (0.079%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.079%) Intranet
9 2 (0.079%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 295 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 171 (6.74%) NoSQL
3 136 (5.36%) MongoDB
4 101 (3.98%) Hadoop
5 98 (3.86%) MySQL
6 83 (3.27%) Big Data
7 82 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
8 75 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
9 70 (2.76%) Relational Database
10 65 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 57 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
12 53 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
13 47 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 43 (1.69%) RDBMS
15 41 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 37 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
17 35 (1.38%) Power BI
17 35 (1.38%) SQL Server 2016
18 33 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
19 32 (1.26%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 248 (9.78%) Git (software)
2 191 (7.53%) Maven
3 140 (5.52%) Jenkins
4 99 (3.90%) Selenium
5 92 (3.63%) JIRA
6 83 (3.27%) Cucumber
7 64 (2.52%) TeamCity
8 62 (2.44%) SpecFlow
9 58 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 50 (1.97%) Subversion
11 48 (1.89%) JUnit
12 38 (1.50%) WebDriver
13 33 (1.30%) NUnit
14 31 (1.22%) Visual Studio
15 30 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
16 28 (1.10%) gulp
17 24 (0.95%) Grunt
18 23 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 22 (0.87%) SoapUI
20 21 (0.83%) webpack
General
1 667 (26.29%) Finance
2 284 (11.19%) Banking
3 164 (6.46%) Marketing
4 156 (6.15%) Telecoms
5 153 (6.03%) Manufacturing
6 141 (5.56%) Front Office
7 139 (5.48%) Investment Banking
8 133 (5.24%) Electronics
9 83 (3.27%) Retail
10 25 (0.99%) Advertising
11 24 (0.95%) Financial Institution
12 21 (0.83%) Games
13 20 (0.79%) Back Office
14 19 (0.75%) Law
15 16 (0.63%) Publishing
16 8 (0.32%) Legal
17 7 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (0.16%) Billing
18 4 (0.16%) Private Banking
19 3 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1579 (62.24%) Developer
2 377 (14.86%) Java Developer
3 267 (10.52%) C# Developer
4 211 (8.32%) .NET Developer
5 206 (8.12%) Senior Developer
6 168 (6.62%) Full Stack Developer
7 164 (6.46%) JavaScript Developer
8 145 (5.72%) Agile Developer
9 140 (5.52%) Analyst
10 125 (4.93%) Architect
11 112 (4.41%) Consultant
12 104 (4.10%) Angular Developer
13 103 (4.06%) Lead Developer
14 94 (3.71%) Business Analyst
15 93 (3.67%) C# .NET Developer
16 91 (3.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 87 (3.43%) DevOps Engineer
18 77 (3.04%) SQL Developer
19 71 (2.80%) Senior Java Developer
20 69 (2.72%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 501 (19.75%) .NET
2 432 (17.03%) AngularJS
3 431 (16.99%) HTML
4 405 (15.96%) CSS
5 314 (12.38%) React
6 247 (9.74%) HTML5
7 243 (9.58%) ASP.NET
8 235 (9.26%) Spring
9 214 (8.44%) Web Services
10 207 (8.16%) RESTful
11 201 (7.92%) Node.js
12 192 (7.57%) JSON
13 190 (7.49%) XML
14 181 (7.13%) REST
15 159 (6.27%) ASP.NET Web API
15 159 (6.27%) CSS3
16 146 (5.75%) jQuery
17 121 (4.77%) ASP.NET MVC
17 121 (4.77%) Swagger
18 120 (4.73%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 107 (4.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 107 (4.22%) User Experience
2 102 (4.02%) Fintech
3 95 (3.74%) Fixed Income
4 84 (3.31%) Mobile App
5 81 (3.19%) Derivative
6 68 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
7 63 (2.48%) Equities
8 49 (1.93%) Hedge funds
9 44 (1.73%) Computer Science
10 30 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
10 30 (1.18%) Market Risk
11 26 (1.02%) Data Structures
12 24 (0.95%) Equity Derivative
13 21 (0.83%) Credit Risk
14 20 (0.79%) Algorithms
15 14 (0.55%) CMDB
16 11 (0.43%) Virtual Team
17 10 (0.39%) Tandem
18 9 (0.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 197 (7.77%) Linux
2 74 (2.92%) Apple iOS
3 73 (2.88%) Unix
4 70 (2.76%) Android
5 39 (1.54%) Windows
6 29 (1.14%) CentOS
7 25 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (0.71%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.20%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.12%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.079%) AIX
12 2 (0.079%) Nucleus RTOS
12 2 (0.079%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.039%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.039%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.039%) VMS
13 1 (0.039%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.039%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.039%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1153 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 596 (23.49%) TDD
3 305 (12.02%) Scrum
4 303 (11.94%) BDD
5 300 (11.82%) MVC
6 276 (10.88%) DevOps
7 229 (9.03%) Business Intelligence
8 221 (8.71%) Multithreading
9 208 (8.20%) Microservices
10 187 (7.37%) Continuous Integration
10 187 (7.37%) OO
11 164 (6.46%) Test Automation
12 151 (5.95%) Front End Development
13 148 (5.83%) Programme Management
14 146 (5.75%) SOA
15 139 (5.48%) Software Engineering
16 136 (5.36%) Digital Marketing
17 135 (5.32%) SDLC
18 132 (5.20%) Low Latency
19 130 (5.12%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 715 (28.18%) Java
2 684 (26.96%) JavaScript
3 574 (22.63%) C#
4 460 (18.13%) SQL
5 205 (8.08%) Python
6 133 (5.24%) Scala
7 101 (3.98%) XPath
8 96 (3.78%) T-SQL
9 85 (3.35%) Ruby
10 77 (3.04%) C++
11 73 (2.88%) ES6
12 72 (2.84%) TypeScript
13 49 (1.93%) PHP
14 44 (1.73%) C
15 37 (1.46%) Perl
16 34 (1.34%) Objective-C
17 31 (1.22%) Bash Shell
18 30 (1.18%) Apple Swift
19 25 (0.99%) Groovy
20 24 (0.95%) Go
Qualifications
1 58 (2.29%) Security Cleared
2 57 (2.25%) Degree
3 51 (2.01%) SC Cleared
4 22 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (0.24%) Master's Degree
6 6 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.20%) PMP
8 4 (0.16%) AWS Certification
8 4 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.12%) CCNA
9 3 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.12%) HND
9 3 (0.12%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.079%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.079%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.079%) ISEB
10 2 (0.079%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.079%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (3.63%) QA
2 18 (0.71%) MiFID
3 16 (0.63%) GDPR
4 14 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
5 12 (0.47%) PMO
6 11 (0.43%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.28%) SLA
9 6 (0.24%) HL7
10 4 (0.16%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.12%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.079%) COBIT
12 2 (0.079%) GAAP
13 1 (0.039%) IEC 62304
13 1 (0.039%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.039%) NIST 800
System Software
1 177 (6.98%) Docker
2 27 (1.06%) HDFS
3 17 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.63%) Apache Flume
5 9 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 7 (0.28%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.12%) XenApp
8 2 (0.079%) vSphere
8 2 (0.079%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.039%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.039%) LXC
Systems Management
1 113 (4.45%) Ansible
2 82 (3.23%) Puppet
3 81 (3.19%) Kubernetes
4 61 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
5 40 (1.58%) Terraform
6 27 (1.06%) Cobbler
7 21 (0.83%) ZABBIX
8 15 (0.59%) Mesos
9 14 (0.55%) Oozie
10 10 (0.39%) Nagios
11 9 (0.35%) Netcool
12 6 (0.24%) MOM
12 6 (0.24%) Packer
13 5 (0.20%) Grafana
13 5 (0.20%) Kibana
13 5 (0.20%) Sysdig
14 4 (0.16%) Cacti
14 4 (0.16%) Docker Swarm
15 3 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
16 2 (0.079%) logstash
Vendors
1 233 (9.18%) SAP
2 182 (7.17%) Oracle
3 162 (6.39%) Microsoft
4 79 (3.11%) WSO2
5 46 (1.81%) Google
6 38 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
6 38 (1.50%) ServiceNow
7 35 (1.38%) ION Trading
8 32 (1.26%) Sitecore
9 27 (1.06%) IBM
9 27 (1.06%) Red Hat
10 23 (0.91%) VMware
11 22 (0.87%) Cloudera
12 21 (0.83%) Xamarin
13 20 (0.79%) Tableau
14 16 (0.63%) Sybase
15 15 (0.59%) Splunk
16 13 (0.51%) TIBCO
17 12 (0.47%) Apigee
18 11 (0.43%) Hortonworks