Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 82 77 97
Rank change year-on-year -5 +20 +8
Contract jobs citing Greenfield Project 1,940 3,193 2,532
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.69% 3.21% 2.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.61% 9.97% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,613 2,664 2,135
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £375 £344
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £465 £425
% change year-on-year -3.17% +9.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 4
UK median hourly rate £45.50 £41.75 £44.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.98% -6.70% +5.29%
10th Percentile £35.00 £34.90 £24.63
90th Percentile £52.25 £46.38 £67.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +7.06% - -

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 22,542 32,021 33,136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.21% 32.15% 32.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,190 20,874 22,001
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £250 £275 £258
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,007 1,005 989
UK median hourly rate £24.37 £20.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.88% -2.38% +5.00%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.00 £11.35
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £48.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +17.50% - +1.99%

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 24 January 2020.

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 24 January 2020.

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 24 January 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 -7 1,837 £525 - 850
London -3 1,204 £575 +4.55% 363
UK excluding London -11 704 £450 -3.17% 529
North of England +44 226 £450 +12.50% 176
South East -66 145 £450 -10.00% 114
North West +38 129 £450 +7.14% 114
South West +18 123 £475 +5.56% 55
Midlands +58 97 £425 -5.56% 98
Yorkshire +40 92 £450 +12.50% 52
West Midlands +32 55 £475 +5.56% 56
East Midlands +36 42 £378 -16.11% 42
Scotland -12 41 £425 -5.56% 25
East of England -31 40 £550 +4.76% 45
Wales +9 26 £550 +29.41% 13
Northern Ireland +8 7 £525 +14.13% 3
North East +8 5 £450 - 10

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 747 (38.51%) Agile Software Development
2 516 (26.60%) Java
3 480 (24.74%) JavaScript
4 448 (23.09%) Finance
5 416 (21.44%) AWS
6 396 (20.41%) C#
7 359 (18.51%) Azure
8 358 (18.45%) DevOps
9 339 (17.47%) Python
10 338 (17.42%) .NET
11 335 (17.27%) TDD
12 319 (16.44%) Docker
13 305 (15.72%) React
14 303 (15.62%) Microservices
15 286 (14.74%) SQL
16 267 (13.76%) AngularJS
17 260 (13.40%) Kubernetes
18 258 (13.30%) Node.js
19 202 (10.41%) Web Services
20 190 (9.79%) HTML
21 184 (9.48%) CSS
22 181 (9.33%) Front Office
23 179 (9.23%) Software Engineering
24 165 (8.51%) SQL Server
25 164 (8.45%) Scrum
26 150 (7.73%) Fintech
27 149 (7.68%) GCP
28 145 (7.47%) Terraform
29 142 (7.32%) Spring
29 142 (7.32%) Front End Development

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 46 (2.37%) Apache Spark
2 33 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
3 22 (1.13%) CMS
4 20 (1.03%) Confluence
5 17 (0.88%) Apache
6 15 (0.77%) SharePoint
6 15 (0.77%) Umbraco
7 13 (0.67%) nginx
8 11 (0.57%) EPiServer
9 10 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
10 8 (0.41%) IIS
11 7 (0.36%) SAS
12 6 (0.31%) WinCC
13 5 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.21%) Skype for Business
14 4 (0.21%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 3 (0.15%) Drupal
15 3 (0.15%) Kentico
15 3 (0.15%) MQSeries
Applications
1 10 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.26%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.15%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.15%) Zeplin
6 2 (0.10%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.10%) Sketch
6 2 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.052%) Camtasia
7 1 (0.052%) Figma
7 1 (0.052%) InVision
7 1 (0.052%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.052%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 35 (1.80%) SAP S/4HANA
2 22 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.62%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 11 (0.57%) Magento
5 10 (0.52%) NetSuite
6 7 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.26%) SAP MDG
8 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.21%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.15%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.15%) SAP SD
10 2 (0.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (0.10%) SAP MM
10 2 (0.10%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 416 (21.44%) AWS
2 359 (18.51%) Azure
3 149 (7.68%) GCP
4 97 (5.00%) Serverless
5 72 (3.71%) Amazon S3
6 65 (3.35%) AWS Lambda
7 60 (3.09%) Power Platform
8 58 (2.99%) OpenShift
9 54 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
10 48 (2.47%) AWS CloudFormation
11 40 (2.06%) SaaS
12 30 (1.55%) PaaS
13 26 (1.34%) Amazon ECS
13 26 (1.34%) GitHub
14 25 (1.29%) Azure Data Factory
15 24 (1.24%) Amazon SQS
16 20 (1.03%) IaaS
17 19 (0.98%) Dynamics 365
18 16 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
19 14 (0.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (0.77%) HTTP
2 11 (0.57%) Internet
3 8 (0.41%) DNS
4 6 (0.31%) Firewall
4 6 (0.31%) SSH
4 6 (0.31%) TETRA
4 6 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (0.26%) DHCP
5 5 (0.26%) Multicast
5 5 (0.26%) Skype
6 3 (0.15%) LAN
6 3 (0.15%) Wireless
7 2 (0.10%) Asterisk PBX
7 2 (0.10%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.10%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.10%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.10%) SSL
7 2 (0.10%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.10%) VoIP
7 2 (0.10%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 81 (4.18%) NoSQL
3 80 (4.12%) Big Data
4 63 (3.25%) Amazon RDS
5 60 (3.09%) MySQL
6 59 (3.04%) Power BI
7 58 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
8 51 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
9 50 (2.58%) MongoDB
10 46 (2.37%) Relational Database
11 41 (2.11%) Hadoop
12 39 (2.01%) Data Lake
13 38 (1.96%) Amazon Athena
14 33 (1.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 33 (1.70%) Amazon Redshift
15 31 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 29 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
17 25 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 21 (1.08%) Redis
19 20 (1.03%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 111 (5.72%) Git (software)
2 88 (4.54%) Jenkins
3 38 (1.96%) Artifactory
4 34 (1.75%) Maven
5 32 (1.65%) Selenium
6 30 (1.55%) JIRA
7 28 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 21 (1.08%) JUnit
9 20 (1.03%) Visual Studio
10 17 (0.88%) TeamCity
11 16 (0.82%) Cucumber
11 16 (0.82%) Mockito
12 15 (0.77%) SoapUI
12 15 (0.77%) SonarQube
12 15 (0.77%) Sonatype Nexus
13 14 (0.72%) FitNesse
13 14 (0.72%) Postman
14 13 (0.67%) SpecFlow
15 12 (0.62%) RStudio
15 12 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 448 (23.09%) Finance
2 181 (9.33%) Front Office
3 100 (5.15%) Banking
4 55 (2.84%) Public Sector
4 55 (2.84%) Retail
5 50 (2.58%) Marketing
6 46 (2.37%) Telecoms
7 41 (2.11%) Investment Banking
8 39 (2.01%) Law
9 32 (1.65%) Manufacturing
10 23 (1.19%) Electronics
11 17 (0.88%) Games
12 13 (0.67%) Back Office
13 12 (0.62%) Legal
13 12 (0.62%) Publishing
14 10 (0.52%) Advertising
15 9 (0.46%) Aerospace
16 7 (0.36%) Automotive
17 6 (0.31%) Billing
18 4 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,087 (56.03%) Developer
2 222 (11.44%) Java Developer
3 192 (9.90%) React Developer
4 160 (8.25%) .NET Developer
5 145 (7.47%) Architect
6 143 (7.37%) Senior Developer
7 140 (7.22%) Full Stack Developer
8 114 (5.88%) C# Developer
9 108 (5.57%) DevOps Engineer
9 108 (5.57%) JavaScript Developer
10 93 (4.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 88 (4.54%) Python Developer
12 71 (3.66%) Consultant
13 68 (3.51%) AWS Developer
14 65 (3.35%) Software Engineer
15 55 (2.84%) AWS Engineer
16 51 (2.63%) Analyst
17 50 (2.58%) C# .NET Developer
18 47 (2.42%) Data Engineer
18 47 (2.42%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 338 (17.42%) .NET
2 305 (15.72%) React
3 267 (13.76%) AngularJS
4 258 (13.30%) Node.js
5 202 (10.41%) Web Services
6 190 (9.79%) HTML
7 184 (9.48%) CSS
8 142 (7.32%) Spring
9 104 (5.36%) ASP.NET
10 102 (5.26%) RESTful
11 96 (4.95%) REST
12 95 (4.90%) .NET Core
13 92 (4.74%) Redux
14 90 (4.64%) Spring Boot
15 77 (3.97%) HTML5
16 75 (3.87%) Kafka
17 68 (3.51%) Vue.js
18 65 (3.35%) ASP.NET MVC
19 60 (3.09%) J2EE
20 52 (2.68%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 107 (5.52%) Fixed Income
2 76 (3.92%) Derivative
3 75 (3.87%) User Experience
4 67 (3.45%) Hedge funds
5 59 (3.04%) Equities
6 53 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
7 44 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 40 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
9 39 (2.01%) Blog
10 38 (1.96%) Mobile App
11 36 (1.86%) Public Cloud
12 32 (1.65%) Reference Data
13 25 (1.29%) Equity Derivative
14 23 (1.19%) Cloud Native
15 18 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
16 15 (0.77%) Virtual Team
17 13 (0.67%) Data Structures
18 12 (0.62%) Algorithms
19 11 (0.57%) FMCG
19 11 (0.57%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 90 (4.64%) Linux
2 68 (3.51%) Apple iOS
3 52 (2.68%) Android
4 25 (1.29%) Windows
5 10 (0.52%) Unix
6 9 (0.46%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.31%) tvOS
8 5 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.15%) OpenVMS
10 3 (0.15%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.10%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.052%) CentOS
12 1 (0.052%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.052%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.052%) VMS
12 1 (0.052%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.052%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.052%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 747 (38.51%) Agile Software Development
2 358 (18.45%) DevOps
3 335 (17.27%) TDD
4 303 (15.62%) Microservices
5 179 (9.23%) Software Engineering
6 164 (8.45%) Scrum
7 150 (7.73%) Fintech
8 142 (7.32%) Front End Development
9 132 (6.80%) MVC
10 130 (6.70%) Open Source
11 117 (6.03%) OO
12 112 (5.77%) Asset Management
12 112 (5.77%) BDD
13 102 (5.26%) Migration
14 100 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
15 97 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
16 86 (4.43%) E-Commerce
17 82 (4.23%) Test Automation
18 79 (4.07%) Analytics
19 78 (4.02%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 516 (26.60%) Java
2 480 (24.74%) JavaScript
3 396 (20.41%) C#
4 339 (17.47%) Python
5 286 (14.74%) SQL
6 103 (5.31%) TypeScript
7 102 (5.26%) C++
8 93 (4.79%) Java 8
9 90 (4.64%) PHP
10 63 (3.25%) Scala
11 62 (3.20%) ES6
12 53 (2.73%) Ruby
13 41 (2.11%) R
14 38 (1.96%) PowerShell
15 34 (1.75%) Kotlin
16 33 (1.70%) Apple Swift
17 26 (1.34%) C
18 20 (1.03%) T-SQL
19 19 (0.98%) Bash Shell
20 18 (0.93%) Go
Qualifications
1 57 (2.94%) Security Cleared
2 51 (2.63%) Degree
3 50 (2.58%) SC Cleared
4 10 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (0.26%) AWS Certification
6 5 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (0.26%) DBS Check
7 4 (0.21%) CCNA
7 4 (0.21%) CHECK Team Member
7 4 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.15%) ACCA
8 3 (0.15%) CIMA
8 3 (0.15%) CISSP
8 3 (0.15%) PhD
9 2 (0.10%) CCDP
9 2 (0.10%) CCNP
9 2 (0.10%) CEH
9 2 (0.10%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (1.80%) QA
2 16 (0.82%) PMO
3 10 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.46%) GDPR
4 9 (0.46%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.31%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.26%) MiFID
6 5 (0.26%) MISRA
7 4 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.21%) EMIR
8 3 (0.15%) IEC 61508
8 3 (0.15%) ISO 26262
8 3 (0.15%) SLA
9 2 (0.10%) NIST
9 2 (0.10%) WCAG
10 1 (0.052%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.052%) IEC 62304
10 1 (0.052%) P3O
System Software
1 319 (16.44%) Docker
2 24 (1.24%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.52%) vSphere
5 7 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.15%) HDFS
7 2 (0.10%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.10%) Kamailio
7 2 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.052%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.052%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.052%) Varnish
8 1 (0.052%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.052%) Xen
Systems Management
1 260 (13.40%) Kubernetes
2 145 (7.47%) Terraform
3 97 (5.00%) Ansible
4 41 (2.11%) Puppet
5 31 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.36%) Grafana
7 6 (0.31%) Rancher
8 5 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.21%) HAProxy
9 4 (0.21%) Packer
10 3 (0.15%) Consul
10 3 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (0.15%) Salt
11 2 (0.10%) Kibana
11 2 (0.10%) Oracle Identity Management
11 2 (0.10%) SCCM
12 1 (0.052%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.052%) CA Spectrum
12 1 (0.052%) McAfee ePO
12 1 (0.052%) Oozie
Vendors
1 118 (6.08%) Microsoft
2 86 (4.43%) SAP
3 65 (3.35%) Google
4 47 (2.42%) Oracle
5 42 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
6 21 (1.08%) Tableau
7 16 (0.82%) VMware
8 12 (0.62%) Databricks
8 12 (0.62%) Sitecore
9 11 (0.57%) Ariba
9 11 (0.57%) Sybase
10 10 (0.52%) Apple
10 10 (0.52%) Xamarin
11 7 (0.36%) Alteryx
11 7 (0.36%) ServiceNow
11 7 (0.36%) Splunk
12 6 (0.31%) Citrix
12 6 (0.31%) Informatica
12 6 (0.31%) Workday
13 5 (0.26%) Concur